Packaging, labelling & coding

Heat and Control partners with Oxipack Leak Detection

05 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Heat and Control Pty Ltd

Heat and Control and Oxipack are set to bring innovative non-destructive leak detection solutions for packaging to Australia and New Zealand.

Sugar warning labels work, researchers reveal

03 June, 2020

US researchers have examined more than 20 studies and found that warning labels on sugary drinks led to consumers making healthier drink choices.

BASF compostable polymer production set to increase

03 June, 2020 | Supplied by: BASF Australia Ltd

BASF and Red Avenue New Materials Group have signed an agreement, enabling Red Avenue to produce and sell PBAT materials in China.

Syntegon Technology, BillerudKorsnäs Shaped Paper Pods

02 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Syntegon Technology Singapore Pte. Ltd

Syntegon Technology and BillerudKorsnäs have designed Shaped Paper Pods, a sustainable packaging solution for the food and cosmetics industries.

Packaging webinar: Hero or villain in a circular economy?

02 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) and thinkstep-anz will host a webinar on 23 June 2020, addressing Cradle to Cradle certification and LCA.

Bestech Australia Sealtick TSE6089L leak testing device

01 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

The Sealtick TSE6089L is a leak testing device, designed to ensure packages are sealed against moisture, oxygen and contamination.

Addressing lack of science with food date labels

20 May, 2020

US researchers have come together with the goal of clarifying the lack of science behind food date labels, and in the process reduce food waste.

Amcor provides creative packaging for turkey snack range

18 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Amcor Global

Amcor has provided flexible packaging for Butterball; the design of the packaging improves the visibility of the products in the packaging, and is anti-fog.

Ecolean wins gold at 2020 PIDA packaging awards

15 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Ecolean

Ecolean together with Bannister Downs Dairy received two gold awards at the 2020 PIDA awards for its packaging innovation.

Winners of the 2020 PIDA awards announced virtually

15 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Lobster protection packaging and easy-to-open milk were gold award winners at the 2020 PIDA Awards announced 'virtually' in May.

Nespresso and Amcor win award for aluminium coffee capsule

13 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Amcor Global

The EAFA has awarded the Alufoil Trophy in the resource efficiency category to Nespresso and Amcor, for their ASI aluminium coffee capsule.

Packaging with creases: imperfection with intention

13 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Krones (Thailand) Co Ltd

A label with creases is mostly a 'no-no', but for one chocolate liqueur manufacturer this imperfectionism is intentional to evoke an impression of being made by hand.

Packaging supplier steps up to meet high FMGC demand

05 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Jet Technologies

Jet Technologies, a specialist food packaging supplier, has been working double time to meet increased demand from FMGC customers.

Alcohol warning labels increase awareness of drinking harms

05 May, 2020

A series of Canadian studies has found that alcohol bottles with warning labels may inform consumers about the risks of alcohol consumption and reduce their drinking.

BioGone landfill-biodegradable cling wrap

04 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Biogone

Landfill-biodegradable cling wrap from BioGone will allow the film to be biodegraded away when disposed to a landfill-type environment.

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