Conversations during day one of APPEX 2024 were flowing on Stand B095 with the PKN Packaging News team bringing the PKN Podcast livestream to APPEX.

In the video below, Lindy Hughson, Kim Berry and Wayne Robinson discuss their experiences from the first day of APPEX 2024.

All iivestream podcasts are posted directly to PKN YouTube and LinkedIn, so follow the channels to find out more. On Day 1, we spoke to APPMA chairman, Mark Dingley; David Ray of Burkert Australia; John Bigley of Zipform; Peter Taitoko and Brendan Gang of RMR Process; Peter White of Select Equip; Alex Kelly of Matthews; Nathan Wardell of Packserv; Mark Holden of Heat and Control and Jacob Taylor from Key Technologies; Brad Trewin and Vijay Kumar of Bosch Australia Manufacturing Solutions; John Wan from Beckhoff Automation; and Max Jramatz from Nord DriveSystems.

Packaging News

Birds Eye has committed to sourcing post-consumer recycled (PCR) material as part of its broader sustainable packaging journey, commencing with plastic steam bags.

A new national circular economy framework will be released by the end of the year, which will outline innovations and priorities needed for the country to transition.

Raphael Geminder’s $234m bid to take full control of Pact fell short of the 90 per cent ownership he needed on Friday, resulting in the share price dropping by 9 per cent in trading this week.