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  • Feb152021
    Covid-19 Update (Coronavirus): Stage 4 Restrictions

    COVID-19 Update: Stage 4 Restrictions (New Circuit Breaker)

    Due to the latest government updates, Melbourne is, unfortunately, heading back into a short Stage 4 restriction. From 11:59 pm on 12 February, new circuit breaker actions will be in place to stop the spread of COVID-19 across Victoria. These necessary restrictions are impacting all aspects of our daily lives, but they need to be complied with to get us through. Let’s do this together!

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  • Jan132021

    Why Manufacturing Is the Garden for the Seeds of Creativity

    In the words of the ancient Greek philosopher Plato, “Necessity is the mother of invention”. In our present challenging times, resembling for many a Greek tragedy never has this been truer. Now’s the time for us all to sow the seeds of creative thinking across the manufacturing world.

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  • Dec092020
    Top 60 of the Best

    Top 60 of the Best

    Earlier this month, Caps & Closures was featured in the latest PKN Magazine’s 60th Anniversary issue to be among the top 60 significant movers and shakers in the industry. Also featured in the 60 of the Best list, our Managing Director Brendon Holmes, is celebrated and recognised as one of the people in packaging who are making positive change happen in our industry, demonstrating leadership, entrepreneurship, vision, and passion. Brendon has been nominated by his industry peers and selected by PKN.

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  • Nov252020

    Antimicrobial Tech for a Healthier World

    Packaging touches every area of our lives. With the effects of coronavirus potentially with us for years to come, the packaging world has never been more under the microscope. Ensuring the highest hygiene levels of frequently handled packaging such as containers and caps is critical. Especially, when you consider that 80% of infectious diseases start from surface contact. The good news is that packaging has massive potential to be a saviour rather than a transmission danger. This is where antimicrobial technology really comes into its own.

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  • Oct142020

    AIP Australasian Packaging Conference 2020

    Caps & Closures is part of the Virtual Edition of the 2020 AIP Australasian Packaging Conference will bring together over 74 leading international and national technical experts that will discuss the theme Packaging: Fit for the Future. The Virtual Edition has been designed so that participants have the flexibility to join the session LIVE, via live stream, Vimeo or Zoom or within their own time at a later stage. All sessions will be recorded and made available for access until the end of 2020 ensuring that the participants can access content from every session; something unique to the virtual world.

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  • Sep022020

    4 Innovations That Will Drive Hygienic Packaging

    The threat of the COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly thrust health and safety to the forefront of the public conscience. The virus’s rapid transmission through airborne germs, personal contact, and particularly ‘hotspots’ of infection that it generates has reminded us how vital practising proper hygiene is to not only our health but the health of our economy. For consumers to feel safe while undertaking everyday activities like grocery shopping, additional measures must be put in place – and this is where hygienic packaging will be essential.

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  • Aug052020
    Covid-19 Update (Coronavirus): Stage 4 Restrictions

    COVID-19 Update: Stage 4 Restrictions

    As the COVID‑19 pandemic continues to impact the country, with increased infections in Victoria, the State government has declared a state of disaster and implemented Stage 4 Restrictions effective Sunday 2 August, for at least six weeks, ending on the 16 September. These necessary restrictions are impacting all aspects of our daily lives, but they need to be complied with to get us through. Let’s do this together!

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  • Jul232020
    Woman pushing supermarket cart during COVID-19

    How Covid-19 Will Change the Future of Packaging Forever

    The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the world to its core, uprooting our economy and disrupting our daily lives in a way we probably didn’t consider possible. One of the most commonly used terms to describe this period has been ‘unprecedented’ – but in the world of plastics and packaging, there is still so much change to come. The last few months have totally shifted the perception of packaging and its role within society, and in turn, drastically altered its future. As one of the industries that will emerge with stronger public awareness of the importance of our offering, it is vital that we react to this increased attention by continuing to innovate and work towards lasting solutions.

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  • Jun032020

    Our Energy Saving Initiatives

    Caps & Closures has designed a program for a progressive reduction in energy consumption in our operations, and make a shift from fossil to renewable energy sources. The plan defines many actions toward our goal of minimal energy and greenhouse footprint, including replacing inefficient plant infrastructure and machines with low energy consumption units. These efforts significantly reduced consumption while increasing production capacity.

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  • Apr282020

    Australian Packaging Converters Step Up to Meet Shortages

    Amid the COVID-19 crisis, as the government calls on industry to make products in short supply, manufacturers are turning to local packaging companies for help. PKN spoke to Caps & Closures about our response to the crisis and the growing need for Australia’s self-sufficiency, especially when it comes to the supply of essential items for public safety.

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