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    2016 APPMA scholarship winner announced

    Oceania, Australia, Shows, Associations, Media, Packaging Awards, General Business Services, Educational, Training Services

    The APPMA are very proud to announce the winner of the eight annual scholarship program which enables one person each year the opportunity to undertake a Diploma in Packaging Technology to the value of $9000.

    The Diploma in Packaging Technology prepares students to take responsibility for packaging operations at any level through the supply chain. The qualification is internationally recognised, comprehensive, and provides an opportunity to study the principles of packaging, packaging materials and packaging processes.

    The judges would like to recognise each of the five finalists as they are fine examples of the future leaders of this industry.

    The finalists were
    •    Shabbeer Ahmed Shaik Mohammed, Packaging Engineer, General Mills
    •    Liz Cagorski, Creative Director, Liza Rose Design & Communications
    •    Michael Seaman, Packaging & Process Improvement Specialist, Integria Healthcare
    •    Evone Tang, Quality Manager, The Kraft Heinz Company
    •    Dineshan Thangavel, Packaging Technologist, LION

    The winner for the 2016 APPMA Scholarship winner is Michael Seaman, Packaging & Process Improvement Specialist, Integria Healthcare.

    Michael was an outstanding candidate who is extremely passionate about packaging. He has a broad understanding of the applications and implications of packaging and the judges believe his passion will greatly assist his studies.

    In Michael's own words "The impact of packaging on, and within, business continues to have me hooked. Moreover, the opportunities to impact both product and the environment, through the choices made on packaging related matters, reinforces that the packaging arena is for me. Put simply, I love working in the field of packaging, and my desire to continue the journey of learning, and applying those learnings, continues to grow."

    Michael will commence his Diploma in Packaging Technology this year and both the APPMA and the AIP look forward to seeing him graduate in a few years.

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