O-I Australia has been awarded a 4.3 out of 5 rating by the Australian Packaging Covenant for its annual report.
An innovative packaging design has landed CHEP Australia a finalist place in the NSW Government’s 13th Green Globe Awards.
CHEP Australia has been awarded Bronze status in the NSW Government’s Sustainability Advantage Program in recognition of its commitment to sustainability.
O-I has been commended for its outstanding productivity and efficiency savings made through the Sustainability Advantage Program.
At the 2012 National Conference the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) recognised four packaging technologists for significant contribution to their specific packaging field and to the wider packaging industry, including the seventh only Founders Award in 50 years.
Anna Roland, a Technical Officer with Betta Foods Australia, has been announced as the winner of the 2012 APPMA scholarship.
PepsiCo has received the 2012 Stockholm Industry Water Award for reducing water consumption in its production and for its contribution to solving water challenges on a larger scale.
The categories for the 7th Health ingredients, Natural ingredients & NuW awards program have been announced. The awards recognise exceptional innovations and talent within the nutrition and wellness industry.
Entries are now open for the 2012 NZ Food Awards. Organisers are encouraging all ‘food innovators’ to enter, from boutique producers through to large-scale manufacturers. The awards - held in association with Massey University - recognise creativity in product development, enterprise, food safety and packaging.
A collaboration between glass packaging manufacturers O-I Australia and winemakers Taylors Wines has taken out the Best Wine Bottle Award at the 2012 Australian Wine Industry Design Competition. The 2010 Taylors Winemaker’s Project Grenache Shiraz Mataro (GSM) was declared the nation’s best bottle and label design at the awards.
Australian winemakers have extra reason to pop a few corks following the 2012 International Wine Challenge (IWC) where Australian wines received a record 69 gold awards.
FreshCase Packaging has taken out the Diamond award at the recent 24th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation. Curwood’s FreshCase is an innovative vacuum packaging system that reduces food waste by keeping red meat looking and staying fresh for longer.
Reactive, Australia’s largest independent digital agency and Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) have won the judges’ Webby Award in the category of ‘Mobile & Apps - Lifestyle’ for the Beef Essentials iPhone app.
UPM Raflatac has been granted FSC and PEFC chain of custody certificates for its labelstock operations in Australia and New Zealand. The chain of custody certifications guarantee that the wood used in UPM Raflatac’s label materials originates from sustainably managed forests.
Submissions must be received by close of business on Friday 11 May for the APPMA 2012 Annual Scholarship Submissions. The 2012 winner will be announced during the AIP National Conference which will be held on the 14 and 15 June at Marriott Hotel, Surfers Paradise.