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AIP continues to support ASEAN Region with training and forums
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) will not only be exhibiting for the third consecutive year in the Australian Pavilion at ProPak Asia 2019 but will also be launching the inaugural Global Packaging Forum and running a Sustainable Packaging Design Training course alongside the show for all of industry to attend.
Inaugural Global Packaging Forum – 12 June
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP), in conjunction with UBM Allworld, will be running the inaugural Global Packaging Forum on the 12th of June @ ProPak Asia 2019. Speakers will be coming from all across the globe to discuss regional and global trends in Sustainable Packaging, Biodegradable and Compostable Packaging, 2025 Sustainable Packaging Targets, how the industry can help minimise Food Waste, Save Food Packaging Design, Regional and Global Trends in packaging, innovation, digital printing, robotics & automation and more. The speakers will come from both key global packaging associations and leading companies in these markets. All of industry is invited to attend and tickets will be free. https://www.propakasia.com/ppka/2019/en/global_packaging.asp
Introduction to Sustainable Packaging Design Training Course – 14 June
The AIP will also be running their new ‘Introduction to Sustainable Packaging Design Training Course on the 14th for all of industry to attend.
Overview of the Course
How do you work your way through the maze of demands to change packaging to meet environmental challenges? This course is designed to assist anyone who is responsible in their business to make packaging changes to meet ‘War on Waste’ questions, changes to retailer and consumer trends and behaviours; while not spending any more money at the end.
The course will provide attendees a better understanding of the practical guidelines and criteria needed to design and develop sustainable packaging including the Sustainability Hierarchy of Reduce, Reuse then Recycle and the Circular Economy approach to packaging and the environment.
Discussions will also cover Plastic, Glass and Metal packaging and their impact on the environment and whether the use of non-renewable resources, plant-based bioplastics, compostable and recycled materials and various tools can assist their business to understand the full life of packaging. This will involve the impact of ‘Food or Product Waste’.
Participants will be invited to bring with them a sample of their company’s packaging materials to use as a case study.
• To provide participants an understanding of the current environmental issues that are impacting the producers of packaging and the manufacturers and retailers of packaged product.
• To provide participants an understanding of sustainable packaging design and the practical design guidelines and approaches required in the packaging design process including End of Life (EoL) thinking.
• To provide participants with a better view of Best Practice Examples and Case Studies of award-winning Sustainable Packaging and Save Food Packaging innovations.
Who should attend?
If you are responsible for your business’s packaging design, performance or purchase specification, then you should attend. Packaging Designers, Technologists and Engineers, anyone responsible for Environmental Strategy Development, Marketing & Sales, Graphic Designers.
Registrations are now open using http://aipack.com.au/event-registration/?ee=217
Known as Asia’s number one packaging and processing exhibition ProPak Asia 2019 will be held from the 12 to 15th of June in Bangkok, Thailand. ProPak Asia has been serving the ASEAN Region for 27 years and is the regional hub for connecting packaging and processing manufacturers and suppliers. ProPak Asia 2019 will showcase over 20,000 products and solutions across 1900 exhibitors from 50 countries within 9 zones over 4 days. ProPak Asia is divided into nine targeted zones for visitors including ProcessingTechAsia, PackagingTechAsia, DrinkTechAsia, PharmaTechAsia, Lab&TestAsia, Materials Asia, Coding, Marking & Labelling Asia, Coldchain, Logistics & Warehousing Asia and Printech Asia.