• Krones is exhibiting a range of sustainable packaging and processing solutions.
    Krones is exhibiting a range of sustainable packaging and processing solutions.

The flagship and must-attend exhibition in the land down under, Australasian Processing & Packaging Expo (APPEX) is coming to Australia's Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 12 to 15 March 2024.

Krones (Stand D070) will be showcasing several different displays with a wide range of information and exhibits, including:

  • Krones’ plastic-free packaging LitePac Top.
  • Insights into sustainable food for the future. Krones' alternative-food experts will be on-site to bring you up to speed on the increasingly varied world of meat, milk substitutes and alternative proteins.
  • Recent multi-functional clamping starwheel, and more.

Krones will also be accompanied by Evoguard, representing its high-quality pumps and valves that are suitable for use with beverages, plant-based beverages, and alternative food processing.

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