Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA)

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APPMA

Established in 1983, the Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) serves as the representative body for Australia's foremost packaging and processing machinery companies, as well as allied components providers. Joining this esteemed network offers your company the opportunity to become an integral part of the industry.

As the sole national association dedicated to packaging and processing machinery in Australia, APPMA takes pride in its ownership of APPEX, the largest biennial exhibition in the country focused on showcasing packaging and processing machinery and materials. This highly anticipated event serves as a vital platform for industry professionals, featuring the latest innovations, technologies, and solutions.

By affiliating with APPMA, your company gains access to a dynamic network of industry leaders, invaluable resources, and exclusive business prospects. The association is dedicated to fostering the growth and prosperity of the packaging and processing machinery sector in Australia, and welcomes your involvement in shaping the industry's future through collaboration and knowledge sharing.

Misson and objective

  • To control, promote, integrate and foster participation and development at all levels of the packaging machinery industry in Australia
  • To serve as a professional institute
  • To advance the science and technology of packaging and packaging machinery
  • To encourage and promote the study of packaging and packaging machinery technology
  • To promote and encourage a suitable Code of Ethics for the Members
  • To organise and conduct exhibitions, seminars and educational facilities
  • To promote and encourage the use of standards of packaging and packaging machinery
  • To act on behalf of Members of the Company in dealing with Governments
  • To bring to the attention of potential clients, the benefits of dealing with Members
  • To liaise with similar organisations in Australia

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