New $38 million Laverton plastic recycling plant creates new jobs and reinvents recycling in Victoria
PUBLISHED: 26 July
This state of the art facility will process more than 20,000 tonnes or the equivalent of over 500 000 plastic milk bottles and food tubs collected from household recycling bins into food grade resins and will be located at Cleanaway’s recycling facility at Laverton. This joint venture between Pact and Cleanaway complements the existing PET joint venture between Pact, Cleanaway and Asahi, with construction of the country’s largest PE
Pact welcomes extension of the apprenticeship wage subsidy scheme
PUBLISHED: 10 March
It’s an impressive and welcome commitment, already contributing 100,000 positions since its commencement in October and is set to deliver a further 70,000 across the next six months – an extremely valuable boost to both local businesses and the broader economy. As part of its six-year partnership with Ai Group, Pact Group has recruited apprentices across Australia to invest in the skill capabilities it will need in the future to equ
Pact Group transforms 600 tonnes of plastic waste into recycled noise wall solution for Mordialloc Freeway
PUBLISHED: 01 March
Victoria is set to house Australia’s most sustainable noise walls thanks to innovative technology by Pact Group. Situated along Mordialloc Freeway, the walls will transform 570 tonnes of hard-to-recycle plastic materials into panels spanning 32,000 square metres. The initiative was developed by Major Roads Projects Victoria (MRPV) with assistance from Ecologiq, a Victorian Government initiative to optimise the use of recycled and reus
Pact Group launch first rPET bottles for a milk producer in New Zealand
PUBLISHED: 01 August
Pact Group subsidiary Alto Packaging has announced the launch of the new 750ml and 1.5litre milk bottles made from 100% recycled plastic polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) for Lewis Road.
Pact Group named as one of Australasia’s Most Innovative Companies for the Sixth Consecutive Year
PUBLISHED: 31 July
Today, Pact Group was honoured to be recognised as one of Australasia’s Most Innovative Companies. The prestigious annual list, published by The Australian Financial Review, is based on a rigorous assessment process managed by Australia’s leading innovation consultancy, Inventium, in conjunction with a panel of industry expert judges.
Pact‘s RMP Cladding Panels used for Sky Rail Project
PUBLISHED: 20 June
Pact Group is supplying Rotationally Moulded polyethylene (RMP) cladding panels to Sky Rail – one of the Victorian Government’s major urban infrastructure initiatives. Sky Rail is a $1.6 billion project that will see nine level crossings removed on the Cranbourne-Pakenham line between Caulfield and Dandenong and replaced with an elevated rail line.
Pact Group's Sustainability Brand receive Government funding for innovative recycling solution
PUBLISHED: 25 May
The process of recycling challenging plastics such as silage wrap is innovative and hasn’t previously been done in New Zealand. Historically the material was deemed too contaminated by the local recycling industry and the materials were forced offshore to be recycled.
Pact Group Wins Blackmores Supplier of The Year Award
PUBLISHED: 21 February
Pact Group were awarded Blackmore’s Supplier of The Year Award at the annual Blackmores awards evening held earlier this month.
Pact Group’s Sustainability Division Recycle Used Breathalyser Straws
PUBLISHED: 09 January
In an effort to divert four million plastic straws, weighing 20 tonnes, from landfill in Victoria each year, Pact Group’s Sustainability division – Astron – have successfully completed a trial of recycling 120 kilos of used breathalyser straws.