Pact Wins both Sustainable Design and Beverage Categories in Australasia’s Peak Packaging Awards
PUBLISHED: 01 May
New Zealand’s Lewis Road Dairy’s post-consumer sourced 100% recycled plastic polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) milk bottle range won both the Sustainable Packaging Design and Beverage Awards. An Australasian first in its category, Lewis Road’s rPET bottle range equates to approximately 340 tonnes of plastic that has been reused and diverted from landfill and, contributes to forging a circular economy by including more recycled content in
Pact Group named as a Finalist in the 2019 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards
PUBLISHED: 30 April
The awards celebrate innovative and visionary businesses working to keep Victoria’s manufacturing industry strong. The theme for the 2019 Manufacturing Hall of Fame is Industrial Evolution – highlighting the resilience of Victorian manufacturing and the people who drive the industry, supporting hundreds of thousands of jobs. Viscount Rotational Mouldings (VRM) was nominated for developing rotationally moulded plastic (RMP) noise wa
Pact Group Announced as a Finalist in 2019 PIDAs
PUBLISHED: 08 April
The Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA) recognise companies and individuals making a significant difference in their field across Australia and New Zealand. The PIDA’s, which are coordinated by the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) and Packaging New Zealand, are the exclusive feeder program for the prestigious 2020 WorldStar Packaging Awards. Pact has been named as a finalist in the following three cat
McCormick’s new Topping Bottle
PUBLISHED: 05 January
Plaspak, Salient and McCormick’s Aeroplane brand have been working together to introduce a fun new range of ‘S’ shaped toppings complete with a unique packaging format – perfect for little hands.
Salient wins Gold in Packaging Awards
PUBLISHED: 30 December
Salient has won the Gold Award in the 2011 Australian Packaging Design Awards for the Fudge Urban family of products by Sabre.
Astron Slips into the export markets
PUBLISHED: 29 December
Astron Plastics and Longwarry Food Park are working together to send milk powder to export markets. Astron Plastics is supplying its black recycled slip sheet to Longwarry Food Park in order for them to export milk powder from Victoria to global markets.
VIP’s PET Shot Glasses go Global
PUBLISHED: 17 December
VIP Packaging has commenced the commercial manufacture of PET ‘Shot Glasses’ for Independent Liquor New Zealand.
Brickwood’s and Lion support Foodbank
PUBLISHED: 11 December
In partnership with Lion, Brickwood has agreed to provide 500,000 2 litre bottles per annum to facilitate Lion supplying 1,000,000 litres of fresh milk to Foodbank.
DB Breweries appoints VIP as preferred project partner for the Rugby World Cup
PUBLISHED: 05 December
To meet the venue liquor licensing requirement for the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand, Heineken was required to deliver 330ml cans in a 4 pack cluster, a packaging format that was not a part of their current range.