What our members are doing

What our Members are doing

Here are some recent examples of our members demonstrating their commitment to innovative packaging, improving the environmental impacts/outcome across all stages of the packaging lifecycle.
 

Members share these stories to promote, educate and inspire.

20 Nov 2018
Scion
A Scion-led study is applying a New Zealand lens to the worldwide ecological impact of plastics by examining the extent of microplastics pollution of Auckland waterways and coastlines. Funded by...
29 Oct 2018
* NEW MEMBER* Aspect Productivity Technology Ltd
Auckland based Aspect Productivity Technology have created a software product called AspectPL that helps manufacturing businesses digitise production. AspectPL is machine connected, ERP integrated,...
5 Sep 2018
Marx Design
Marx Design is a branding & packaging design studio, established in 2008 and based in Auckland. Working primarily in the FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) space, Marx Design is the creative...
5 Sep 2018
EP Tech
EP Tech who supply oxo-biodegradable bags into New Zealand have had some exciting developments with their technology in our area. Their bags have been tested against Internationally accepted ASTM...
14 Jul 2018
Unilever
We’re starting something… First major home and personal care brands to make shift to high volumes of recycled plastic We’re proud to share that Unilever Australia & New...
12 Jul 2018
Scion
Follow the link to read expert commentary on the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment's release on biodegradable and compostable plastics. This includes reaction from Elspeth MacRae,...
28 May 2018
Envirowaste
Food and packaging waste is an unavoidable by-product at all points of the supply chain, from the farm to the factory to the muesli bar in your school kid’s lunchbox. When food and packaging...
23 May 2018
Gravure Packaging (GPL)
GPL wins World Label Award21 May 2018 | Bruce Craig | Gravure Packaging (GPL) has celebrated its success in the recent World Label Awards competition, where it took out the Gravure Process...
23 May 2018
Amcor Flexibles
Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific’s Christchurch plant has won the Supreme award as well as best packaging at the Pride In Print Awards held at Auckland’s Sky City Convention Centre. The...
10 May 2018
Fuji Xerox
EXCLUSIVE INVITATION Launch of Product Stewardship Roadmap (18 May) You are invited to attend the launch of the Product Stewardship Roadmap we have created with input from the Ministry for the...
9 May 2018
Sealed Air Cryovac®
8 May 2018
Cas-Pak Products
Materials & Packaging Winner is Radix Nutrition foil packaging breakfast pouch by Cas-Pak products. The Radix Nutrition foil breakfast packaging is simple to use, accessible in any situation,...
8 May 2018
Oji Fibre Solutions
High Commendation was awarded to Animal Instinct’s Feed My Fur Baby by OJI Fibre Solutions easy-to-open, re-sealable corrugated solution with scoop. Feed My Fur Baby is a creative and...
8 May 2018
Woolcool
The 2018 WorldStar Packaging Awards (www.worldstar.org) were announced in Surfers Paradise last night (Wednesday 2nd May) at the Australian Institute of Packaging National Conference. Woolcool won...
8 May 2018
Silver Fern Farms
Machinery & Equipment Winner is Scott LEAP Suite of Technologies fully-integrated lamb processing system developed by Scott Automation & Robotics, in conjunction with Silverfern Farms and...
25 Apr 2018
Recycled Plastic Containers
**WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST MEMBER** Recycled Plastic Containers Ltd is a New Zealand owned company based in Silverdale, Auckland, NZ. For full details on what they offer click here
18 Apr 2018
Scion
New biodegradation and compostability testing facility open for business! CLICK HERE for more information on the facility and benefits for your business. Want to discuss best end of life solutions...
29 Mar 2018
Woolcool releases new Video
Freshly launched Woolcool video - filmed mostly in Auckland!!
26 Feb 2018
Scion
New Zealand could build a renewable low-carbon transport fuels industry - but only if the nation decides to act. A report by Crown Research Institute Scion outlines how the country could grow,...
21 Feb 2018
Hally Labels
Hally Labels recently worked with Husk Distillers on a beautifully embellished label range for their premium North Coast Bar Series. This collection of agricole rums and unaged cane spirits has...
6 Feb 2018
Asaleo Care
Saurabh Narula MAIP, CPP, Packaging Technologist, Asaleo Care in New Zealand has attained the latest Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) designation for the industry; making him the third New...
5 Feb 2018
Flight Plastics
Wow! It’s been a huge journey and this really is a phenomenal and historic achievement for New Zealand. To mark such an important milestone we have produced a short video looking at this...
17 Jan 2018
McDonald's
MEDIA RELEASE DRAFT 17 January 2018 By 2025, all of McDonald’s packaging to come from renewable, recycled or certified sources; goal to have recycling available in all restaurants Today,...
13 Dec 2017
WOOLCOOL - Three times a winner!
Woolcool was successful in winning the categories for Food, Transit and Packaging Materials & Components. The company is waiting to find out in January if they will also take out the...
18 Oct 2017
CHEP
Brambles reports strong progress towards its 2020 Sustainability Goals The review reports on Brambles' sustainability activities and highlights how the Company's inherently sustainable "share and...
4 Oct 2017
Countdown
Countdown to phase-out single-use plastic carrier bags by end of 2018 350 million plastic bags to be removed every year SuperValue and FreshChoice also committed to being single-use plastic carrier...
5 Sep 2017
Scion
Scion and Otago University joined forces and combined their respective expertise in packaging and consumer perception to establish new relationships with Chinese packaging researchers and...
30 Aug 2017
Meet our new member - WOOLCOOL
Woolcool is an environmentally friendly product transforming supply chains with their high-performance packaging options ideal for many different industries (e.g. food, beverage, pharmaceutical)...
24 Aug 2017
Nestle Australia
Congratulations to our member Nestle whose Australian operation picked up this coveted award! Recognised on 23 August at the annual APCO awards ceremony Nestle took out the award for Outstanding...
3 Aug 2017
Flight Plastics
In an opening ceremony attended by both the Minister, and Associate Minister, for the Environment, Flight Plastics proudly took their guests through a several-year journey to develop a fully...
9 Jun 2017
Countdown
Countdown’s Food Rescue programme won the Business Leadership category at last night’s Green Ribbon Awards, run by the Ministry for the Environment. The awards recognise the outstanding...
31 May 2017
Detpak
Press Release For immediate release 31 May 2017 As has been widely reported, approximately one billion coffee cups are added to landfill in Australia and New Zealand annually. Most coffee cups...
24 May 2017
Fonterra - **NEW** position vacant
Senior Packaging Integration Engineer-29481 Job Description Come and utilise your packaging knowledge and engineering focus in this research and development role. Varied, exciting, innovative...
15 May 2017
Fonterra
Is looking for a new packaging technologist to join its team based in Australia - Victoria/Mt Waverley location. See below for the full job description Job Description Packaging Technologist-29841...
19 Apr 2017
Scion
Scion has been an international participant in this programme for the last 7 years, and has taken part in round robin testing for proving biobased products and testing biodegradation in different...
27 Feb 2017
CHEP
AUCKLAND – 27 February 2017 – CHEP New Zealand has today announced a new range of solutions designed to help customers transform their supply chains for sustainable, long-term change....
1 Feb 2017
CHEP
The latest edition of the AFGC CHEP Retail Index, a lead indicator of Australian Bureau of Statistics Retail Trade Data, predicts an uplift in retail turnover growth over the December quarter,...
6 Dec 2016
O-I NZ
Milk back in glass! For the full story click here
22 Nov 2016
Goodman Fielder
The new one and two litre milk bottles now come in a jug-like shape, designed specifically to stand out on shelves and also offer added convenience, according to Pact. Pact says the jug shape...
22 Nov 2016
CHEP
Sydney, Australia. – November 21st, 2016 – Brambles, the global supply-chain logistics company operating in more than 60 countries, primarily through the CHEP and IFCO brands, has...
16 Nov 2016
Oji Fibre Solutions
16th November 2016 Oji Fibre Solutions today announced its intentions to develop a new paper-based packaging facility in Queensland. The new facility will manufacture and supply corrugated...
8 Nov 2016
Fonterra introduces global quality seal
From today, a Trusted Goodness™ quality seal will begin to appear on Fonterra-branded products around the world. In New Zealand it will first appear on 1L and 2L bottles of Anchor fresh milk....
8 Nov 2016
Sealed Air
Monday November 7th, 2016 CHARLOTTE, NC – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) today announced the launch of its StealthWrap™ultra durable cartoning solution, a patented micro-layer,...
1 Nov 2016
Waste Management backing new research
The research was presented at the iGEM Giant Jamboree held in Boston on the weekend. The University of Auckland team was the first from New Zealand to attend the iGEM Giant Jamboree in Boston,...
29 Aug 2016
CHEP launches new pallet to NZ
Read the full media release here.
27 May 2016
Fuji Xerox NZ sustainability efforts recognised
Fuji Xerox New Zealand has been selected as a finalist for the business leadership category at the Green Ribbon Awards. The awards are a government initiative recognising outstanding contributions...
4 May 2016
Scion
PAC.NZ members are invited to participate in a survey being run by the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) ActInPak action. The COST networking group aims to combine knowledge on...
4 Apr 2016
CHEP
Brambles commits to 2020 Sustainability Goals, adopting closer alignment with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development GoalsBBrambles, the global supply chain logistics company operating...
9 Mar 2016
Scion
Huge potential in deal between Scion and Finland research & tech company A research collaboration agreement signed by Scion and the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland gives New Zealand...
6 Nov 2015
CHEP
For the second consecutive year, Brambles Limited has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI), which recognises companies that lead their industries in corporate social...
6 Nov 2015
Oji Fibre Solutions
In announcing the new company name CEO Dr Jon Ryder said:“The name change holds high significance for the company and our people, many of whom have been with the business for many years or...
7 Oct 2015
Flight Plastics
Flight's Lower Hutt plant became the first plastic packaging plant in New Zealand to manufacture food grade PET packaging from imported recycled PET flake (RPET) almost thirty years after been the...
7 Oct 2015
Fuji Xerox
Fuji Xerox is a leader in the document services industry, with big goals for leading the charge in eco- conscious initiatives that reduce a potentially enormous stream of e-waste to almost zero....
29 Sep 2015
Mil-tek
Carefully separated waste can become a source of revenue according to Mil-tek one of New Zealand's best-known and respected waste management solution providers, with professional and experienced...
14 Sep 2015
CHEP
Weybridge, United Kingdom, 10 September 2015 – CHEP, the world’s leading provider of pallet and container pooling solutions, is supporting the United Nations High Commissioner for...
3 Sep 2015
Countdown
In a first for New Zealand, The Salvation Army, Lucid, and Countdown have teamed up to create a brand new donation platform that allows donors to select much-needed food items and make a donation...
24 Aug 2015
Fonterra Brands
The Fonterra Pouch Brigade means that New Zealanders are now able to collect yoghurt pouches and send them to recycling company TerraCycle, at no cost, where they will be upcycled into...
17 Aug 2015
Amcor Flexibles
Packaging is a combination of product protection, brand awareness and consumer appeal. In its various forms – flexible, carton board, corrugated board, metal or other materials – it has...
18 Jun 2015
Carter Holt Harvey
Carter Holt Harvey Pulp, Paper & Packaging has recently developed a ‘Solidfibre Slipsheet’ in partnership with Silver Fern Farms for use in the meat industry. The Solidfibre...
18 Jun 2015
OfficeMax
OfficeMax in 2014, launched their returnable carton. The initiative was to reuse cartons for retail fulfilment and internal distribution transfers. OfficeMax identified the opportunity to reduce...
18 Jun 2015
Countdown
PAC.NZ and its partners are taking a collaborative approach to efficiencies across the entire packaging industry. All embrace packaging as essential to society but increasingly companies are...