Pact Group named as one of Australasia’s Most Innovative Companies for the Seventh Consecutive Year
PUBLISHED: 09 August
Pact Group ranked second on the Manufacturing & Consumer Goods list, from over 800 nominated organisations across Australia and New Zealand. The assessment measures a top innovation implemented in the past twelve months. Specifically, the judges look at how valuable the problem is that the innovation is solving, the quality and uniqueness of the solution, and the level of impact that the innovation has had. Inventium also assesses interna
Pact Group receive New Zealand Government funding to transition to 100% recycled rPET in its food packaging range
PUBLISHED: 15 July
Executive General Manager Pact Group Eric Kjestrup said “We are thankful for the support we have received from the Waste Minimisation Fund as it will enable Pact Group to produce an extensive range of 100% rPET food grade packaging products, including meat trays, bakery trays, deli containers, food containers, produce containers and beverage bottles”. The existing infrastructure for recycling New Zealand’s most widely used
Pact Group's Sustainability Division receive Government funding to expand recycling capacity
PUBLISHED: 27 June
Pact Group’s Sustainability Services division (Astron) has received $2.5m in funding from the Queensland Government’s Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure & Planning. The funding will expand Astron Sustainability’s operations in Wacol Queensland with new infrastructure to recycle post-industrial LDPE soft-film such as pallet, shrink and stretch wrap and post-consumer LDPE soft-film such as films and plastic
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.