All posts by Mike Wheeler

Bookings are open for the third AIP virtual training course

Bookings are now open for the third Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) virtual training course the Future of Sustainable Labelling, which will be held on July 21. The course trainer will be Dr Carol Kilcullen-Lawrence PhD, FAIP, CPP, who has nearly 30 years’ experience in the packaging industry, specifically in the field of labelling, holding … Continue reading Bookings are open for the third AIP virtual training course

The long-term plan to guide grape and wine businesses through challenging times

A landmark strategy released today will help Australian grape and wine businesses plan for a profitable and sustainable future over the next three decades. Developed by Australian Grape & Wine, in collaboration with Wine Australia, Vision 2050 looks beyond the immediate and significant challenges of bushfires, smoke and COVID-19 and sets a range of ambitious … Continue reading The long-term plan to guide grape and wine businesses through challenging times

Western Meat Processors Cowaramup welcomes state government grant

Western Meat Packers Group has welcomed last week’s WA Government $300,000 grant which will help facilitate further processing of offal and other products at its Western Meat Processors’ Cowaramup abattoir operation as part of a $10 million expansion of its integrated operations. WMPG CEO Andrew Fuda said that investing in this new manufacturing capability would … Continue reading Western Meat Processors Cowaramup welcomes state government grant

Mars Wrigley boosts manufacturing capability to meet new product demand

Mars Wrigley Australia has announced it has bolstered its local manufacturing capability by investing over $300,000 to bring new technologies to its chocolate factory in Ballarat, Victoria. The investment enables Mars Wrigley to produce M&M’s Pretzel locally, bringing the salty and sweet treat to Australia for the first time. Additionally, the latest investment expands the … Continue reading Mars Wrigley boosts manufacturing capability to meet new product demand