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
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.
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.