AIP heads to Thailand to run training and forums at ProPak Asia 2019

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP), in conjunction with UBM Allworld, will be running the inaugural Global Packaging Forum on the 12th of June @ ProPak Asia 2019. Speakers will be coming from all across the globe to discuss regional and global trends in Sustainable Packaging, Biodegradable and Compostable Packaging, 2025 Sustainable Packaging Targets, how the industry can help minimise Food Waste, Save Food Packaging Design, Regional and Global Trends in packaging, innovation, digital printing, robotics & automation and more.


The Save Food Packaging Consortium

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) formally announced that the Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre have approved their Save Food Packaging project as one of the first. In 2016, the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) was the first member nation of the World Packaging Organisation (WPO) to operate a Save Food Packaging Design Award for Australia and New Zealand category in their annual Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards.


Critical thinking key in new talent: Women’s panel

The ability to attract bright young people and develop their critical thinking emerged as the key themes at the PKN + Food & Drink Business Women in Packaging breakfast panel, held at the AIP Technical Forum. Hosted by PKN Packaging News editor Lindy Hughson, the panel comprised three leading lights in the packaging world, all committed to the development of the industry. Discussing the issue were Liza Vernalls, director of packaging at Campbell Arnott’s; Nerida Kelton, executive director of the AIP; and Dr Rym Kachouri, APPMA board member and general manager for service and agency products at Foodmach


Winners announced for 2019 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards

The winners of the 2019 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA) for Australia and New Zealand were announced at a gala dinner on the 30th of April at the SOFITEL Wentworth, Sydney. The Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA) have been designed by the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP and Packaging New Zealand to recognise companies and individuals who are making a significant difference in their field across the two countries. The PIDA Awards are the exclusive feeder program for the prestigious WorldStar Packaging Awards run by the World Packaging Organisation (WPO) with the 2019 PIDA winners automatically eligible for entry into the 2020 international competition.


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