RollsPack and Packaging Industry News

Rollspack Takes Home Gold and Silver at FPLMA Awards

RollsPack is proud to announce they were awarded Gold and Silver at the FPLMA awards on September 6th 2019. The print awards represent a centre of excellence for the packaging industry. They show what can be achieved by dedicated and passionate people that take pride in the work they do, striving to achieve the highest print quality using a wide …

Biodegradable shopping bags buried for three years still work

Biodegradable shopping bags buried for three years still work. A new study casts doubt on the viability of biodegradable plastics as an answer to plastic pollution. Richard Thompson, a British marine biologist who devoted his career to studying plastic waste, has long wondered how well biodegradable shopping bags actually degrade. So in 2015, he and his graduate students at Plymouth University buried …

RollsPack exhibiting at AFAC19

RollsPack is exhibiting at AFAC19 – 27-30 August 2019 | Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Australasia’s largest and most comprehensive emergency management conference and exhibition. What we do RollsPack is a global leader in the supply of crime scene management products, security packaging and cash protection solutions for emergency services organisations. RollsPack completes the loop from production, supply, tracking and auditing …

Do you know how environmentally friendly plastic really is?

Do you know how environmentally friendly plastic really is? Australia emits only 1% of the world’s greenhouse gases, compared to China which has 17 out of the top 20 most polluted cities in the world and 70% of the world’s most polluted rivers in the world. The WHO states that indoor and outdoor air pollution causes 656,000 deaths per year …

Versapak wins Doping Control award for design of urine sample bottles

Versapak wins Doping Control award for the design of urine sample bottles. The British manufacturer of doping collection sample kits was among the companies to receive the Red Dot Award for product design. Versapak said in a statement that its team was “immeasurably proud to have won this award” for its A/B urine sample kit. The announcement comes as Versapak …

Greater Melbourne Volleyball Association (GMVA)

Flexible Plastic Packaging Experts, RollsPack, are proud to announce continuing sponsorship and partnership with the Greater Melbourne Volleyball Association (GMVA), run by its Director, Olympian Luke Campbell. The graduates pictured below will go to overseas universities for study and play volleyball for their university, under a scholarship arrangement arranged by Luke with the universities. 3 graduates are going to Canada, …

RollsPack wins prestigious Best in Show Award 2018

We are honoured to announce that RollsPack wins prestigious Best in Show Award 2018. On Friday 7th September, the industry’s best flexible packaging and label manufacturers gathered at the 2018 Flexible Packaging and Label Manufacturers Association (FPLMA) Australian Packaging Awards. Pangkarra Chicpea Pulls Wins Best in Show BEST IN SHOW: Best in Show for outstanding flexo printed flexible packaging. (Pangkarra Chicpea …

Little Lucifer wins Best In Show

Little Lucifer wins Best In Show On Friday 20th October, the industry’s best flexible packaging and label manufacturers gathered at the 2017 Flexible Packaging and Label Manufacturers Association (FPLMA) Australian Packaging Awards in Southbank. RollsPack were pleased to be awarded two Gold, two Silver and the prestigious Best in Show Award for their outstanding flexo and gravure printed flexible packaging: BEST …

Aussie Visitor’s Viewpoint at Tokyo Pack

JAPAN is renowned for having the highest quality and most sophisticated packaging in the world, with the latest innovations on show every two years at Tokyo Pack. Phillip Rolls, MD of Australian flexible converting and printing specialist RollsPack, is a regular visitor to Tokyo Pack. This year he took along team members Anna Angelovski (national sales manager), James Luttick (operations …

Rollspack is nominated for Business of the year 2015 award

Being nominated for Business of the Year 2015 Award has given me pause to reflect on the journey of RollsPack. Over 25 years ago, I started with a small empty factory having only a desk and a radiator  – and it was middle of winter and a recession time to boot! Today, many recessions and many tough lessons later, we …

RollsPack, takes on print packaging’s big players with new cutting edge technology

RollsPack, will take on print packaging’s big players with the recent purchase of cutting edge technology that has this family-owned SME keen to draw positive attention to Australian manufacturing. Previously the domain of large international companies, RollsPack’s new customised gravure press is unique to the marketplace and offers high resolution, lifelike imagery for plastics packaging. The food and beverage sector …

RollsPack multimillion-dollar Gravure press is the Future of Print Packaging

RollsPack launched its multimillion-dollar Gravure press to a full house at the company’s print manufacturing premises in Braeside on Thursday 26 June 2014. The launch event was attended by over 60 industry VIP’s from leading manufacturing industry and business sectors who joined media and guest speakers John Roskam, Executive Director, Institute of Public Affairs and columnist at The Australian Financial …

Packaging printer takes on importers with gravure press

Packaging printer RollsPack is breaking from the pack and installing a customised gravure press to compete with overseas importers and satisfy quality-conscious clients. Outside of huge international packaging companies like Amcor, Australian printers almost exclusively use flexo-printing, which is more cost effective on shorter runs but has lower print quality. RollsPack managing director Phillip Rolls says while flexo is predominantly …