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 Launch Flip Top Cream Cap with Murray Goulburn
PUBLISHED: 27 April
Pact Group and Murray Goulburn’s Devondale brand have collaborated to launch a brand new closure innovation – the flip top cream cap. The easy open flip top cap on Devondale’s 300ml cream bottles are more sustainable with a lower carbon footprint than the previous closure and feature improved tamper evidence. The primary benefit of the closure is the easy open flip top lid with a curved hinge to keep the lid open while whilst pouring.
Pact Group Sponsors Southern Cross Packaging Design Awards
PUBLISHED: 11 March
Pact Group is thrilled to announce our sponsorship of the Southern Cross Design Awards. The awards, organised by the Packaging Council of Australia (PCA), engage Australian tertiary students studying graphic and industrial design with the aim to identify new design talent in Australian higher education sector and, fresh ideas and innovation for the packaging industry.
Pact Group is Proud to Package a 2015 Product of the Year Winner – Anathoth Farm Sweet Chilli Relish
PUBLISHED: 10 March
Pact Group would like to extend a most heart-felt congratulations to a valued customer, Barker’s, for their win in the Relish Category at the 2015 Australian Product of the Year Awards.
The Product of the Year is the world’s largest consumer-voted award for product innovation.
Pact Donates Crates To Food Rescue Organisation OzHarvest
PUBLISHED: 18 February
Pact Group has donated around 3,000 rigid plastic crates to food rescue organisation, OzHarvest, for the storage and transportation of food stuffs. The crates will be used to store excess food collected from commercial outlets and delivered to 600 charities providing much needed assistance to vulnerable men, women and children across Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, the Gold Coast, Newcastle and Perth.
Pact Group Wins Two Awards in the 2014 Sector Success Awards
PUBLISHED: 05 February
Presented by AI Global Media Ltd International Publishing Group, Deal Feed International has recently announced its inaugural Sector Success Awards for 2014 awarding Pact Group two Awards:
Pact Group Launches Digital Print Technology
PUBLISHED: 14 January
Pact Group has announced a series of developments in the field of digitally decorated packaging. The next generation in packaging print technology, digital print is now fully operational in one Pact site in Victoria and will be operational in a second site early in 2015. Both of these installations are a first for the region and one of only a handful of installations globally.