Australian packaging innovation on show at ProPak Asia 2018

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ProPak Asia 2018, one of the world’s biggest packaging shows, opens in Thailand next month with the latest packaging innovation from Australia on show.

For the third consecutive year, the Australian Packaging & Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) will host the Australian Pavillion in the Packaging Zone in Bangkok from June 13-16.

The APPMA developed the pavilion to assist Australian packaging and processing manufacturers and distributors to showcase their products and companies to the Asian market. 

ProPak Asia is Asia’s No.1 international processing and packaging trade event for Asia’s expanding food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries.

It’s Asia’s best platform to connect to the regions rapidly expanding processing and packaging industries.

Going from strength to strength ProPak Asia has a proven track record over 25 years of delivering the highest quality and quantity trade buyers, the greatest number and selection of international suppliers, and the best showcase of latest technology and innovations.

Who’s exhibiting?

Exhibiting in the Australian Pavilion is Fibre King, HMPS, INOX Australia, Natec Network – Gold Peg (Australia) and Natec, Process Plant Network, Profile Solutions, Rhima Australia and the APPMA. APPMA Member companies Heat & Control and tna will also be exhibiting at the show.

Fibre King

Fibre King, a 90-year-old engineering company, specialising in the design and manufacture of end of line packaging machinery, will showcase its latest robotics solutions.

The display will include Fibre King’s new purpose built three axis articulated arm robot, with special demonstrations for show visitors. The new robot will revolutionise the way in which cases and products are loaded and collated.


HMPSwill showcase its new look and new design machinery including a new IoT service HMPS Connect, with a prototype on display.

HMPS is one of the largest case packing and palletising machinery builders in Australia, offering custom robotic solutions.

INOX Australia

INOX Australia will have on display its new Instantiser, which rapidly dissolves and disperses viscous solids, semi solids and powders more effectively than any other system.

It will also feature the Kelstream heat exchanger for inline cooling or heating of food products.

Navtec Network

And Navtec Network, a first time exhibitor at ProPak Asia will showcase its innovative cooking and processing systems.

This includes Gold Peg, which specialises in direct steam Injection cooking & processing systems and Natec filling and forming equipment.

Process Plant Network

Another first-time exhibitor at the show, Melbourne-based Process Plant Network(PPN)will display its IOPAK ranges as well as international machinery manufactures such as Graco, Solpac and Firex.  PPN has been exporting machines worldwide for several years.

Also, Profile Solutions will be showing a working 4LD Plastic bottle leak tester. The company manufactures the fastest plastic bottle leak testers per test head in the world and now export to 35 countries.

Rhima Australia

Rhima will showcase its latest washing solutions including tray, pot, utensil and bread and vegetable crate washers.

Heat & Control and tna

APPMA member companies Heat and Controland tnawill also be represented at ProPak in the processing pavilion.

Heat & Control is a privately owned multi-national manufacturer of industrial food processing and packaging systems and an industry leader for developing and implementing innovative customised solutions.

And tna is a global supplier of integrated food packaging and processing solutions with over 14,000 systems installed across more than 120 countries.

Launch of new directory

At ProPak Asia, APPMA plans to launch its 2018 Member Directory.

The directory includes detailed information on Australia’s leading packaging & processing machinery and allied components companies in Australia.

If your company is looking for specific Packaging and Processing Machinery or you need assistance with developing a tender then the Australian Packaging & Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) can source appropriate member companies.

Established in 1983, the APPMA represents Australia’s leading packaging and processing machinery and allied components companies.

Members include manufacturers, distributors and importers of packaging and processing machinery who are suppliers to industries such as food, beverage, dairy, meat, poultry, seafood, confectionery, bakery & snacks and fresh produce.

Invitation to visit

The APPMA invites all those interested in packaging to visit the Australian Pavilion in Hall 99 at ProPak Asia 2018.

To arrange a meeting with any of the companies in the Australian Pavilion email: today.



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