Pact, Cleanaway and Asahi Beverages announce intention to jointly develop a plastic palletising facility to close the loop and contribute to a circular economy
PUBLISHED: 19 February
It is anticipated that the facility will process up to 28,000 tonnes of plastic bottles and other recyclables into flake and food grade pellets which will be used as a raw material for the production of packaging for food and beverages. The cross value chain collaboration uniquely combines the expertise of each participant. Cleanaway will provide available feedstock through its collection and sorting network. Pact will provide technical and pa
Pact Group Coronavirus Customer Statement
PUBLISHED: 04 February
The Coronavirus is an emerging situation with worldwide impacts particularly in travel and also in some areas of supply. We are monitoring the situation with our suppliers to establish any impacts, however we can confirm the following: • Resin for Pact Group’s plants is sourced from countries outside of Mainland China • We have not been notified of any supply related issues with resin or tinplate that will impact our abi
Pact Group’s Sustainability Division Becomes Platinum Member of ACOR
PUBLISHED: 17 January
Astron’s application for the top tier membership was accepted by ACOR, the national peak body for the recycling and resource recovery industry, at its Board meeting last month in Sydney. Astron is the sustainability division of Pact Group, Australasia’s largest and most diverse rigid packaging, materials handling and pooling solution provider. Astron is the largest recycler of post-industrial plastic in the Southern Hemispher
Pact Group wins 2020 WorldStar Packaging Award for Lewis Road’s rPET Milk Bottle Range
PUBLISHED: 04 December
Pact Group has won a prestigious 2020 WorldStar Packaging Award in the Beverage category for designing and manufacturing Lewis Road’s 100% rPET milk bottle range.
Pact Group expands capacity of locally sourced post-consumer recycled resin
PUBLISHED: 28 November
Pact is delighted to announce it has significantly expanded its capacity to process and recycle locally sourced post-consumer resin.
Pact Group named as one of Australasia’s Most Innovative Companies for the Seventh Consecutive Year
PUBLISHED: 09 August
The prestigious annual list, published by The Australian Financial Review and Boss Magazine, is based on a rigorous assessment process managed by Australia’s leading innovation consultancy, Inventium, in conjunction with a panel of industry expert judges. For the first time in 2019, organisations were ranked directly against their peers across ten industry lists.
Pact Group receive New Zealand Government funding to transition to 100% recycled rPET in its food packaging range
PUBLISHED: 15 July
Pact Group announces with funding received from the Waste Minimisation Fund (WMF) it now has the capability to use up to 100% locally sourced recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate (rPET) in food grade packaging.
Pact Group's Sustainability Division receive Government funding to expand recycling capacity
PUBLISHED: 27 June
Recycling a challenging waste stream such as soft-film plastics (low-density polyethylene or LDPE) has historically required exportation off-shore for processing. In the wake of China’s 2018 ban on importing packaging waste, Australia’s post-industrial and post-consumer soft-film plastic has been stockpiling and/or being sent to landfill.
Pact Group Attends ALDI's Building Sustainable Partnership Forum
PUBLISHED: 26 June
Representatives from Pact Group were delighted to be attend ALDI’s Building Sustainable Partnership Forum yesterday. At the event, ALDI Australia announced its sustainability commitments in front of more than 100 of its business partners.