AUSPACK ready to re-open in May


After a two year COVID enforced break, AUSPACK will give the industry the opportunity to come together in Melbourne from 17 - 20 May at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. On display will be the latest in innovations and megatrends for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical processing and packaging industry.

As well as being the packaging industry’s leading exhibition, AUSPACK is also essential for manufacturers to see processing and packaging machinery in action, connect with suppliers and gain a perspective on the industry that drives innovation. 

The  Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) is the AUSPACK organiser and, according to chairman Mark Dingley,

“AUSPACK 2022 will showcase a host of global mega trends in the food, beverage and pharmaceutical processing and packaging industries. As the first industry expo since 2019, it will be the perfect place for people across the packaging and processing sectors to find solutions to increase efficiencies across their business.”

Registrations Open

Free registration is now open here The activities planned for the event include the AUSPACK Leaders Forum where the industry experts will reveal the latest thinking in business and industry, and discuss the important topics impacting the future of Australian manufacturing.

The APPMA Awards of Excellence is scheduled to be the social highlight of AUSPACK, celebrating and recognizing companies for their outstanding contributions to innovation, collaboration, export and design.

The Solutions Theatre will feature curated sessions which provide in-depth overviews of technology, solutions and strategies.

COVID Safety

Meanwhile, the organisers have stressed that COVID safety is utmost in their minds and have established these strategies to protect visitors.

VenueSafe Advisors and COVID Marshalls
Increased sanitisation and cleaning
Any person over 18yrs must be vaccinated
Physical distancing




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