As the peak professional body for packaging education and training in Australasia it is paramount that the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) offers professional designations that are internationally recognised and have the ability to raise the profession of packaging technologists and designers across the globe. Such a designation is the CPP; which is a registered … Continue reading AIP supports Certified Packaging Professional roll out
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP), in conjunction with SPE, will be running a technical dinner to discuss the Future of Soft Plastics on the 8 May in Melbourne and all of industry is invited to attend. Both the AIP and the SPE, along with their many industry members, are concerned about current discussions and … Continue reading The future of soft plastics to be discussed
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) and Packaging New Zealand, are pleased to advise that submissions are closing on the 8 of March for the 2019 Packaging Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA), which recognise companies and individuals who are making a significant difference in their field in Australia and New Zealand. The Design Innovation of … Continue reading Packaging awards entries close this Friday
With Australian consumers throwing away around 3.1 million tonnes of edible food a year, and another 2.2 million tonnes disposed of by the commercial and industrial sector, along with a Federal Government National Food Waste Strategy to halve food waste that goes to landfill by 2030, it is time that everyone contributes to solving this issue. … Continue reading Packaging’s role in halving food waste by 2030
In my 30 years of HDPE plastic bottle manufacturing, I have become an expert in every aspect of this business. And this is not by chance, but a lot of hard work. As I focus my efforts on the finite resource that is HDPE, I want to make the world aware of an important point: … Continue reading Plastic waste – why every gram counts
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP), in conjunction with Packaging New Zealand, will be taking their new “Introduction to Sustainable Packaging Design” half-day training course and Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) visit to Auckland on the February 13, 2019. The course is designed to assist anyone who is responsible in their business to make packaging changes … Continue reading AIP takes sustainable packaging design course to New Zealand
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) has continued its long-standing partnership with Foodbank by introducing a new volunteering day in Victoria, which allows members to find out how the organisation operates. The first day held in late October and the AIP Foodbank Warehouse Volunteering Program will continue in 2019. It allows members and their colleagues to … Continue reading Foodbank shows behind-the-scenes process with volunteer program
Biodegradable and compostable packaging are not interchangeable. Dr Carol Kilcullen-Lawrence, the national president of the Australia Institute of Packaging (AIP) explains why. Compostable and biodegradable – two terms that are often used interchangeably, but in reality actually mean very different things. In light of the recent Australian Environment Ministers announcement that 100 per cent of … Continue reading AIP president explains biodegradable and compostable packaging
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) lead training and education programs as a part of FoodTech Packtech, which was held in Auckland last week. Over the three days, in September, AIP provided discussions on key issues that are challenging the food and beverage industries. Discussions included fighting food waste, save food and sustainable packaging designs, … Continue reading Businesses learn about sustainable packaging that minimises food waste
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) has joined the Save Food initiative as part of its commitment to the United Nations sustainable development goal and the national food waste strategy in Australia. Save Food is a joint initiative of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, the United Nations Environment Programme, Messe Düsseldorf, … Continue reading Australian Institute of Packaging joins Save Food initiative to fight food waste
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP), in conjunction with Packaging New Zealand, will be running a two-hour seminar on fighting food waste, save food packaging and sustainable packaging design on the 20th of September at FoodTech PackTech 2018. Seminar – Part one: Fighting food waste and the role of packaging in minimizing food waste. Will … Continue reading AIP will run food waste and packaging seminars at FoodTech PackTech
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) will be launching its new Introduction to Sustainable Packaging Design half-day training course. The course is designed to assist anyone who is responsible for making packaging changes in their business to meet ‘war on waste’ questions, changes to retailer and consumer trends and behaviours, while not spending any more money. … Continue reading Australian Institute of Packaging to introduce sustainable packaging design course
For more than eight years, the has Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) been a supporter of Foodbank across Australia through the Queensland hamper program. It is now pleased to also introduce the Victorian Warehousing Volunteer Program. The AIP has spent its Christmas Party every year for the past seven years with a twist. The members … Continue reading Australian Institute of Packaging expands its food charity reach into Victoria
A new digital print centre at Holmesglen will provide quality industry training. Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) members and industry colleagues are heading to the newly-launched digital print centre on the 5th of September. Located at the Chadstone campus, the digital centre will help contribute to increased learning opportunities to the Institute’s printing courses. Printing … Continue reading Australian Institute of Packaging supports newly-launched digital print centre
At an AIP NSW meeting in Sydney earlier this month in July, Aleah Back was awarded the prestigious Harry Lovell award for academic excellence. In 2014, Aleah Back, a qualified packaging technologist who is currently employed as Quality Specialist – Fresh – In-Store Bakery at Woolworths Limited, was awarded the APPMA Annual Scholarship to undertake the Diploma … Continue reading Woolworths Ltd packaging technologist wins top AIP award
The AIP New South Wales Division will hold a technical seminar entitled “Consumer & Environmental Trends in Plastics: Reuse. Recycle” on 4 July in Parramatta.
The winners of the 2018 Packaging & Processing Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA) were announced at a ceremony on the Gold Coast last night.
The AIP in conjunction with the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) will hold a technical dinner in Melbourne on April 11.
The 2018 Australian Institute of Packaging National Conference takes place at Marriott Resort, Surfers Paradise on 2-3 May, 2018.
Nerida Kelton has been nominated by her peers to take on the position of the ANZ delegate to the World Packaging Organisation.