APPMA Awards of Excellence


The APPMA Awards of Excellence is the national awards program for the Australian packaging and processing industry, recognising excellence, innovation, leadership and best practice.

The awards program is conducted by the Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) and is an opportunity for the packaging and processing industry to celebrate industry wins and achievements, foster innovation and collaboration and raise the profile of our sector.

The APPMA Awards of Excellence will be presented at the Gala Awards Ceremony dinner at the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre as part of AUSPACK 2022.

Entries opening soon!

Award categories in 2022 are:

Australian Machinery Manufacturer Award

Recognising Australian-based manufacturing, innovation and success of a product launched into the domestic and/or export market in the past three years.

Imported Machinery Award

Recognising innovation and success in equipment launched in Australia in the past three years.

Packaging Design Innovation Award

Recognises design innovation and success as a result of a new idea or modification introduced into a packaging design. 

Sustainability Excellence Award

Focused on environmental sustainability, such as recycling, food waste redistribution and environmentally friendly energy supply. 

Community Contribution Award

Recognising organisations that demonstrate leadership and commitment community wellbeing. 

Emerging Leadership Award

This award recognises capability and leadership, whether in research, technical or business operations.

Hall of Fame Award

Recognising major achievements, contributions to innovation and change, development of future leaders, industry leadership, vision and influence and more.

Benefits include:

Be recognised as an industry leader

Raise the profile of your business

Benchmark your business and receive feedback from judges

Reward, motivate and energise your team

Network with industry leaders and sponsors

Use the official winner/finalist branding

Winner/finalist certificate and trophy

Promotional opportunities

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