The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) welcomed a new National President and new Board at their annual general meeting last week which was held alongside of AUSPACK 2017. Dr Carol Lawrence, Phd, FAIP has been elected to be the National President of the Institute for the next two years. Carol’s experience in the packaging industry spans over 20 years, starting with a technical role that underpinned the selection of the most appropriate label material to complement the packaging.View details
The winners of the 2017 Packaging & Processing Innovation and Design Awards (PIDA), which have been developed by the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP), the Australian Packaging & Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) and the Packaging Council of New Zealand, were announced in front of 310 people during a gala dinner at the Novotel Sydney Olympic Park.View details
PKN spoke to Tetra Pak's Jason Bezzina about the introduction of a retortable carton package in Australian and New Zealand markets. Offering an alternative to cans, stand-up pouches, and glass jars, the shelf-stable Tetra Pak Recart carton isn't new, according to business development manager Jason Bezzina, who spoke to PKN at the AUSPACK National Technical Forums last week.View details
PKN Packaging New Reports:Market intelligence company Mintel has released data on three key trends that are changing the face of packaging at the National Technical Forums alongside AUSPACK. Mintel’s trend and innovation consultant Laura Jones regularly produces category-specific reports for the ANZ markets.View details
The AIP has a monthly on-line e-Newsletter which is designed to keep Members and industry contacts abreast of all AIP events across the country. The e-Newsletter also provides a technical corner for presentations, partner news, articles and case studies from industry.Read more..