Finding suitable staff to fill positions in manufacturing is becoming increasingly harder for some companies who are expressing concern over a young workforce that is steering clear of the industry. Speaking at the AUSPACK Business and Industry Conference, held on March 26-27 in Melbourne, a panel discussed a lack of interest from younger generations in … Continue reading Younger generations need support in industry to take up manufacturing roles
People in general have a resistance to change,” said ABB Robotics global industry segment manager, Alan Spreckley, at this year’s AUSPACK Business and Industry Conference. He and other speakers at the conference highlighted the importance of entering the Industry 4.0-driven world that is helping manufacturers lead the way in their fields. Spreckley explained that Industry … Continue reading Resistance to change can hinder growth
AUSPACK has kicked off with hundreds heading through the doors of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on March 26. The expo, which is part of Packaging and Processing Week, encompasses the manufacturing, food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. The event, which runs until March 29, is packed with companies from across Australia and the globe … Continue reading People pack into AUSPACK expo on first day
Packaging in Australia is creating huge problems. Landfills are overflowing, oceans are being polluted and plastic is causing all kinds of issues along the line. AUSPACK organisers spoke to Craig Reucassel, writer and host of the ABC’S War on Waste and The Chaser, about ways that manufacturers can help reduce the levels of waste in … Continue reading A manufacturer’s duty to reduce waste, explained by expert
With the 2025 National Packaging Waste Target presenting one of the largest challenges today, the packaging and processing industry is poised to be a leader in sustainability. Sustainability will be a key focus on day one of the AUSPACK 2019 Business and Industry Conference as part of Packaging and Processing Week 2019. Dr Michael Okoroafor, … Continue reading Sustainability experts to reveal industry-transforming innovations at AUSPACK
As a leading exhibition for the processing and packaging industry in the Southern Hemisphere, there are many reasons to be at AUSPACK in Melbourne from March 26-29. AUSPACK organisers highlighted these nine reasons the expo cannot be missed: The awesome exhibition – This year, more than 350 suppliers, including 100 international exhibitors and 85 APPMA … Continue reading Nine reasons attending AUSPACK 2019 is a-must
With collaboration being one of the leading drivers for the 4th industrial revolution and IIoT, the purpose of Open IIoT’s live demo system at AUSPACK 2019 is to emulate exactly this. Beyond human interaction, collaboration now reaches across all automation components – at the very edge of the production system. Through the physical layer, we … Continue reading Open IIoT’s panel will bring demo system to life at AUSPACK
Consumers are now part of the whole equation; they are no longer just ‘sold to’ and their views are shaping products and packaging like never before, according to AUSPACK organisers. In a world driven by technology, people are an equal driver as they influence the packaging industry with their values. This will be discussed in … Continue reading AUSPACK: Mindful consumers are changing the packaging sector
Sustainability will be a key focus on day one of the AUSPACK 2019 Business and Industry Conference, with packaging waste been tackled by Australian businesses. Dr Michael Okoroafor, vice president of global sustainability and packaging innovation at McCormick USA, will give the conference’s opening keynote presentation – an industry outlook on key insights driving the … Continue reading Sustainability key focus at processing and packaging week
International exhibitors will make up a sizeable contingent of the companies exhibiting at AUSPACK 2019 in March. AUSPACK has grown over the past decade, into a well-visited expo that focuses on innovation of the food, beverage and pharmaceutical processing and packaging. At AUSPACK 2017, there were 87 international exhibitors among the 351 exhibiting companies. AUSPACK … Continue reading AUSPACK exhibitors range from international to Australian owned
The AUSPACK Business and Industry Conference 2019 will drill down into packaging and processing, and business growth, with the help of more than 25 national and international speakers and panellists. They will present new data and ideas through case studies, interactive Q&A sessions, keynote plenary sessions and 18 breakouts across the two streams during the … Continue reading Wide program scope at AUSPACK Business and Industry Conference
There are only two days left to see Australia’s largest packaging show, AUSPACK. AUSPACK organiser Anne-Marie Mina said that a large number of exhibitors have already come through the conference. “This is the biggest Sydney show ever in terms of number of exhibitors. The quality of visitors is very high and exhibitors are extremely happy … Continue reading Only two days left to see AUSPACK
Australia’s largest packaging show, AUSPACK, has launched its personalisation service to allow visitors to maximise the utility of their visits. The service gives visitors personalised content when they register for AUSPACK. MATCHMAKE allows visitors to favourite exhibitors and pre-arrange meetings before their visit. Exhibitions and Trade Fairs (ETF) (organisers of AUSPACK) event executive Cristina Neagu … Continue reading MATCHMAKE service to help visitors optimise their AUSPACK visit
Australia’s biggest packaging and processing show, AUSPACK, has launched its MATCHMAKE service. The new MATCHMAKE service connects visitors with exhibitors before the show. The service allows visitors to pre-arrange meeting with exhibitors to discuss products or machinery at their convenience. To use MATCHMAKE, visitors have to register for MATCHMAKE, be granted access by the AUSPACK … Continue reading MATCHMAKE to bring AUSPACK visitors, exhibitors closer together
AUSPACK, Australia’s leading packaging show, has teamed up with augmented reality (AR) firm Omniverse Foster Packaging to deliver an original, AR, direct marketing experience. The AR platform is a printed cartonboard box, which will be mailed out to visitors to AUSPACK. AUSPACK visitors should then download the AUSPACK app from GooglePlay or the Apple App … Continue reading AUSPACK adds new dimension to the events experience
The show, which will be held at Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park, has sold the allocation of exhibition space launched originally and due to popular demand will now expand into the adjoining hall 3B.
With over 315 exhibitors showcasing their products at AUSPACK, it’s time to start planning which stands to visit.
Matthew Australasia will demonstrate its range of traceability solutions at Auspack PLUS 2013, at the Sydney Showgrounds from May 7-10.
As the countdown begins to AUSPACK PLUS 2013, Manufacturers’ Monthly gives you a sneak peek into what’s on show.