Heavy rain
11 °C
Germantown, Maryland
Heavy rain

00:00-06:00 Wed Apr 25 2018
none

APPMA joins key packaging partner program

04-10-2013
by 
in 
The Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) has joined the PMMI Allied Association Partner Program.
 
Mark Dingley, Chairman of the APPMA, said the Association’s inclusion in the program provides a unique opportunity to further develop their relationship with PMMI: The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (formerly known as the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute).
 
“This in turn will enable the APPMA to understand where and how the Association can better leverage the PMMI’s wealth of experience, services, publications and research materials,” Mr Dingley said.
 
As part of the new arrangement, the APPMA was represented at the Pack Expo, held in Las Vegas earlier this year.
 
The Pack Expo continues to break records, attracting more than 26,000 attendees from 127 countries and more than 1600 exhibitors. By attending the Pack Expo the APPMA gained a better understanding of the global packaging and processing industry. It also provided an opportunity to promote the APPMA and AUSPACKPLUS on an international stage.
 
The PMMI is the leading global resource for packaging and processing. PMMI is a trade association made up of more than 600 member companies.
 
Member companies are involved in the manufacture of packaging, processing and packaging-related converting machinery, commercially-available packaging machinery components, containers and materials in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Related news & editorials

  1. 23.04.2018
    23.04.2018
    by      In
    Sidewood Estate has put the finishing touches on it $4 million winery expansion in the South Australian town of Nairne, which includes one of the most technologically advanced bottling lines in the Adelaide Hills region.
    The bottling line can fill and label up to 3000 bottles per hour with an... Read More
  2. 23.04.2018
    23.04.2018
    by      In
    BAE Systems has formalised a deal to source almost 50,000 tonnes of Australian steel to build Future Frigates for the SEA 5000 programme, should it win the tendering process. 
    Under the agreement, Bluescope Steel and Liberty OneSteel will provide steel components for BAE's Global Combat Ship-... Read More
  3. 23.04.2018
    23.04.2018
    by      In
    Melbourne-based packaging giant Visy is aiming to rapidly increase its investments in automation, with the end goal of having a fully automated factory. 
    “We have a vision which I call the ‘lights out’ factory - a fully automated box factory that operates in the dark because robots don’t need... Read More
  4. 23.04.2018
    23.04.2018
    by      In
    With international electric vehicles failing to make an impression on the Australian market, a local manufacturer has stepped up to the plate to provide some much-needed competition. 
    ACE Electric Vehicles is planning to produce Australian-manufacturered electric cars, with the goal of releasing... Read More