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Industrial Transformation

22-24 July, 2025 at The Dome, Sydney Olympic Park

Processing & Packaging Pavilion- powered by APPMA

Industrial Transformation

Processing and Packaging

Hannover Fairs Australia announces partnership with APPMA for Industrial Transformation 2025 event 

Hannover Fairs Australia (HFA), the Australian subsidiary of Deutsche Messe AG, and The Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) representing Australia’s leading companies within the Processing and Packaging Industry, today announced that they have entered a strategic partnership to deliver a new Pavilion within CeMAT and Industrial Transformation Australia 2025.  

Taking place 22-24 July, 2025 At the Dome, Sydney Olympic Park, CeMAT and Industrial Transformation Australia is set to drive the future of Industry 4.0 across key sectors in Oceania and beyond. It will be the premier platform for sparking innovation and strategic collaboration among manufacturers, technology providers, and thought leaders. 

Processing & Packaging Pavilion- powered by APPMA

As major Industry Partner of Industrial Transformation Australia, APPMA will host a Processing & Packaging Pavilion- powered by APPMA that will showcase leading manufacturers, distributors and importers of packaging and processing machinery who are revolutionising and digitising their businesses to sit at the forefront of the industry serving the food, beverage, pharma, e-commerce, chemicals and other manufacturing sectors. 

APPMA will also deliver a full day of the three-day Industrial Transformation Ideas Arena program that will be dedicated to uncovering and exploring technologies transforming the processing and packaging industry and the innovative ideas and capabilities that represent future growth in manufacturing. 

“We are extremely pleased to be working with APPMA, Australasia’s Association for the Processing and Packaging Industry. This collaboration with APPMA promises to offer not only their member base but other Industry participants the opportunity to showcase their equipment, services and technology to the entire value chain.“ said Mike Nissen, Commercial Director, Hannover Fairs Australia (HFA). 

"As Australia’s largest association for the processing and packaging industry, we are excited to collaborate with HFA, at CeMAT and Industrial Transformation Australia in 2025. This partnership provides us with an opportunity to support APPMA members and the wider processing and packaging industry. We’re excited to engage with the sector in NSW and provide a platform to showcase new and innovative products, machinery, services and digital technologies that deliver quality, productivity and sustainability improvements across the processing and packaging supply chain. This collaboration also provides a timely and geographically complimentary opportunity to support members and the industry between APPEX shows.” said Michael Moran, CEO, APPMA. 

About Hannover Fairs Australia  

Hannover Fairs Australia (HFA) is a subsidiary of the global event company, Deutsche Messe AG. Based in Sydney Australia, HFA has a mission to bring global industry trends and innovations to Australia.

HFA is a leader in creating premier trade fairs and events that drive economic growth and technological advancement.  

About APPMA 

The Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) represents Australia’s leading packaging and processing companies. Over time, APPMA – along with the industry – has evolved and developed to become the leading Australian association committed to promoting, integrating and fostering participation and development at all levels of the Processing and Packaging Industry in Australia. across a wide range of industry sectors including food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, dairy, meat, seafood, confectionary, bakery and fresh produce. 

APPMA provides and facilitates a range of industry networking events and exhibitions, along with a host of support services that enable manufacturers, distributors and importers within the industry to promote their businesses, share industry data and maintain knowledge of the latest industry trends and innovations.  

APPMA is the proud owner of APPEX (Australasian Processing and Packaging Expo), the largest and most comprehensive exhibition of its kind in Australia. APPEX represents all industry sectors, including processing and packaging machinery, ancillary equipment, robotics, materials, packaging, food processing and industry services, all under one roof. 

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