Manufacturing news briefs — stories you might have missed

Silentium doubles down on US market entry with senior appointment Passive radar systems manufacturer Silentium Defence has announced further commitment to the US market, posting co-founder and Chief Experience Officer, Simon Palumbo to Virginia. Palumbo will assume the role, Executive Vice President, Silentium Defense Corporation, and be responsible for in-country customer support, business development, talent…

Manufacturing news briefs — stories you might have missed

Detpak wins national award for packaging design South Australian packaging manufacturer Detpak has received the APPMA Packaging Design Innovation Award for its Kerbside Recyclable Paper Bag for fresh potatoes. The APPMA (Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association) Awards of Excellence 2024 recognised Detpak, a subsidiary of the family-owned Detmold Group. Developed in association with potato…

Uber Eats commits $13 million to sustainable packaging

Food delivery service Uber Eats has announced a multi-year partnership with environmental organisation Planet Ark designed to help Australian restaurants move towards more sustainable packaging. The company, which aims to transition restaurant merchants to reusable, recyclable, or compostable packaging options by 2030, begins with consultation on a framework developed by the University of Technology Sydney’s…