In the Headlines

In the Headlines


Pact Group wins Sustainable Packaging & Processing Award at the 2017 Australian Institute of Packaging’s Innovation and Design Awards.

Pact Group’s recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) Moisturelock meat tray has won the Sustainable Packaging & Processing Award at the 2017 Australian Institute of Packaging’s Innovation and Design Awards (PIDA’s). The PIDA’s recognise companies designing innovative packaging and processing materials and solutions within the Food, Beverage, Health, Beauty & Wellness and Domestic & Household markets. The Sustainable Packaging & Processing Design Award is designed to recognise companies that have developed innovative…

Learn More


Pact Group Announces 2016 Applause Winners

Pact Group has announced the platinum winners in the 2019 Applause Program! This year’s record eleven platinum finalists were: Tracey Hughes (Viscount – Carrum Downs) Fiona Kennedy (Inpact Innovation) Kim Provan (Viscount – Carrum Downs) Hayley Mark (Inpact Innovation) Monique Entwisle (Tecpak – Dunedin) Shaun LeFabre (VIP Closures – Moorabbin) Alex Caltabiano (VIP – Minto) Aditi Mamtani, Abby Taybe and Sanjee Sembukutti (Jalco / Alto) To learn more about the…

Learn More


Pact Group collaborate with Meadow Fresh to launch a new milk bottle

Pact Group subsidiary Alto has collaborated with Goodman Fielder’s Meadow Fresh brand to design an innovative new bottle for their permeate free milk range. The new Meadow Fresh milk is less processed across the entire range of blue, light blue, and trim, with Meadow Fresh no longer adding permeate into their milk to standardise it. Milk without permeate has high levels of protein and calcium and a rich, creamy taste. The new 1…

Learn More


Pact Group announces first major international project for world class noise walls

Pact Group, through its Viscount Materials Handling business, is proud to announce it has been selected for its first major international project to supply noise wall panels through its distribution partner, Aus Group Alliance (AGA). The project will involve the supply and installation of over 6,500m2 of noise wall panels for the Ring Road in Groningen, in the north of the Netherlands. Pact Group and AGA hold the exclusive manufacturing…

Learn More

DSC04912 edited_460x300px

Pact Group named one of Australia’s Most Innovative Companies for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Pact Group is elated to have been named one of Australia’s Most Innovative Companies by Fairfax’s Australian Financial Review; Australia’s premier business publisher. Pact are the only packaging company to achieve this prestigious recognition for four consecutive years. More than 1,000 of Australia’s top companies competed to make the prestigious list which judged by a rigorous assessment of each company’s culture, strategy and track record in delivering innovations that create…

Learn More

a2 new bottle group_460x300

Pact Group Designs New Premium a2 Milk Bottle

Pact Group has successfully designed and manufactured The a2 Milk™ Company’s new two litre milk bottles which hit Sydney shelves last week and will be launching across the east coast of Australia in the coming weeks. The redesigned bottle was carefully created after almost 18 months of design, research and testing leading to a premium design and feel, easily distinguishable from other milk brands and packaging across Australia. The contract…

Learn More

F_5689 MFE_Logo Formats2

Pact Group’s Wins Green Ribbon Award for Environmental Waste Minimisation

Pact Group’s recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) Moisturelock meat tray has won a prestigious Green Ribbon Award for environmental waste minimisation.  New Zealand’s Minister for the Environment, the Hon Dr Nick Smith, and the Minister of Conservation, the Hon Maggie Barry, announced the 2016 winners at a ceremony at Parliament last night. The Green Ribbon Awards recognise the outstanding contributions made by individuals, organisations, businesses and communities to protecting and enhancing…

Learn More


Pact collaborates with Puhoi Valley to Re-launch their Premium Organic and Flavoured Milk Range

Pact Group collaborated with Puhoi Valley to re-launch their premium organic and flavoured milk range. The new PET bottle needed to be compatible with existing moulding equipment, filling lines, distribution channels and recycling infrastructure. The bottle had to have a sturdy glass like premium feel and capture the brand’s history and credentials. Extensive research was conducted into all of these areas during the bottle development. The resulting high standard of…

Learn More


Pact Partners with Ronald McDonald House Charities

Pact is delighted to announce a brand new partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) that complements our existing portfolio of not-for-profit relationships.  Pact has been searching for a suitable partner that focusses on child and family welfare support after receiving feedback from our annual Employee Engagement Survey, and believe we have found a wonderful organisation to support. With 16 locations around Australia, Ronald McDonald Houses offer a home-away-from-home, giving…

Learn More

Platinum Winners 2015_460x300px

The 2015 Applause Winners have been Announced

Last night, at our fourth annual Applause Awards evening we announced our Platinum Winners for 2015. The 2015 Platinum finalists were: Andrew Moreton from Viscount Braeside, Johnathan Field from Alto Hastings, Carolyn Maihi-Topine from Alto Henderson and; Ben Andrews, Jim Sponner and John Diamond from VIP Truganina. Announcement: 2014 Applause Awards Winners and Platinum Finalists

Learn More

Inpact Cream Worldstar logo

Pact Group Wins 2016 WorldStar Packaging Award for Flip Top Cream Cap

Murray Goulburn’s Flip Top Cream Cap wins further industry recognition for packaging innovation at the WorldStar Packaging Awards. The WorldStar competition is one of the major events of the World Packaging Organisation (WPO) and is the pre-eminent international award in packaging. Judging took place over two days in October 2015 when representatives from 17 packaging associations and members of WPO, judged 265 packaging projects, from 37 countries, that applied for…

Learn More

Footy Water Award

Pact Group wins Gold at the 2015 Australian Packaging Design Awards for Footy Water Bottle

Pact Group has been presented the prestigious Gold Award in the Seasonal & Promotional category for the Footy Water bottle at the 2015 Australian Packaging Design Awards. The annual Awards are run by the Packaging Council of Australia (PCA) with submissions judged by a panel of industry experts who assess nominations according to design and materials; environment and sustainability; accessibility and consumer interaction, and innovation. Pact Group worked with The…

Learn More


Pact Group Wins Silver in 2015 Melbourne Design Awards for Slurpee Stretch Cup Innovation

In collaboration with 7Eleven and The Promotions Factory (TPF), Pact Group has won the Silver Award in the 2015 Melbourne Design Awards for the Slurpee Stretch Cup Innovation. The awards celebrates creative and innovative design for either a component or overall product. Consideration given to aspects that relate to human usage, aesthetics, selection of components and materials, and the resolution of assembly, manufacturing and the overall function. The brief was…

Learn More

black bottle

Lightproof™ turns All Black

Pact Group subsidiary Alto has collaborated with New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra to launch a black milk bottle in support of the All Black’s 2015 Rugby World Cup campaign. The limited edition run of 4 million numbered 2L all black Anchor bottles gives Kiwis a way to support both of New Zealand’s most famous exports together. The bottles are be numbered from 1 to 15 so consumers can collect the…

Learn More


Pact Group Launches Recyclable Meat Trays in New Zealand

New Zealand supermarket giants New World and PAK’nSAVE are trialling Pact Group’s recyclable plastic meat trays, meaning the days are well and truly numbered for environmentally unfriendly polystyrene trays. Creating a suitable alternative to the hard to dispose of polystyrene trays has been a long running global environmental challenge. Currently the problem remains that literally hundreds of millions of polystyrene trays are sent to landfill every year after being in…

Learn More

BRW 460x 300

Pact Group named as one of Australia’s Most Innovative Companies by BRW for the third consecutive year

Pact Group is thrilled to feature on BRW’s Australia’s Most Innovative Companies list; the only packaging company to achieve this prestigious recognition for three consecutive years. The BRW Most Innovative Companies list was created in conjunction with Australia’s leading innovation consultancy, Inventium, which applies the latest findings from psychology, management science and cognitive science to help organisations grow through innovation. Entries for the 2015 BRW Most Innovative Companies list grew…

Learn More

World Dairy Innovation Awards 2015 winner_460x300px

Pact Group Wins Best Dairy Packaging Innovation at 2015 Global Dairy Innovation Awards

Pact Group is delighted to announce that it has been awarded the 2015 World Dairy Innovation Award for the Murray Goulburn Flip Top Cream Cap (also known as the Easy Pour and Seal Lid) in the Best Dairy Packaging Innovation category. FoodBev Media administers the World Dairy Innovation Awards held annually at the Global Dairy Congress. The awards, presented last night in Amsterdam, are designed to celebrate excellence and innovation…

Learn More


Pact Group Wins Two Awards in the 2015 Business Excellence Awards

Pact Group has be awarded Manufacturing Management Team of the Year (Australia) for the second consecutive year and won the Award for Excellence in Innovative Food Packaging (Australia) in the 2015 Business Excellence Awards. The Business Excellence Awards honour organisations that work tirelessly to raise the bar, accept nothing but the best when it comes to their organisation and wider industry, are united by the stellar standards they set themselves…

Learn More

retail world

Pact Group contributes to Retail World’s Packaged for Success article

Siobhan McCrory – Pact Group’s General Manager of Sales, Marketing and Innovation has again contributed to a Retail World feature on packaging trends. The article focuses on the two exclusive technology innovations recently launched by Pact Group; Digital Print and Tapit. Digital Print Digital printing increases consumer interaction with FMCG brands, through personalisation of packaging and seamless and immediate integration of seasonal and location based promotions, online marketing campaigns and…

Learn More

Innovation and Excellence Awards logo

Inpact wins Innovation and Excellence in Packaging Solutions (Australia) in Corporate Livewire’s 2015 Innovation and Excellence Awards

New for 2015, the Innovation & Excellence Awards have evolved into their own entity from the established Corporate LiveWire Business Awards. Celebrating & rewarding innovation & excellence, the awards recognise organisations no matter of size or location. Across categories for: innovation, best practice, leadership, performance, sustainable development CSR, employee satisfaction and customer service, the 2015 Innovation & Excellence Awards Guide profiles the backgrounds and recent achievements of the winners in…

Learn More