We are exhibiting at APPEX 2024


23rd February 2024

Australasia’s Processing and Packaging Expo (APPEX) will run from Tuesday 12 March to Friday 15 March at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. APPEX provides a comprehensive range of all Materials & Packaging, Packaging Machinery, IT & Services, and Processing & Packaging Machinery.

Wedderburn has been a leading supplier of quality equipment for over 125 years. 

We understand the importance of an efficient production environment. Our range of packaging solutions are designed increase productivity and reduce operation costs.

Visit Wedderburn at stand E154 to view a select range of our Packaging Equipment, Labels and Packaging Consumables. We will have the following solutions on display at this year's expo:

Our Automatic Cardboard Sleeving Machines offer a high level of flexibility and efficiency in the packaging of food products. These machines are designed to personalise food packaging by applying pre-folded and pre-glued cardboard sleeves around trays and containers at a remarkable rate of up to 100 sleeves per minute.

To ensure optimal efficiency and adaptability, our Automatic Sleeve Applicators are engineered to accommodate a wide range of trays and sleeve styles, catering to the diverse needs of various products. Additionally, the innovative sleeve cassette system further enhances efficiency, taking it to a whole new level.

  • High-speed in-line automatic wrapping system| W-5600SRX

The W-5600SRX is a cutting-edge solution for high-mix low-volume production in the food retail industry. It is ideal for meat and poultry factories, as well as fruit and vegetable packers. With improved wrapping capability and minimized downtime, it can double production output to 60 packs per minute and handle trays of varying sizes, shapes, and materials.

The SRX model comes with a dual-film system that selects the appropriate film automatically, reducing plastic usage and waste. Additionally, the Alignment Guide ensures that the infeed tray is consistently aligned, resulting in fast and consistent wrapping results. This attention to detail and precision further enhances the overall efficiency and productivity of the W-5600SRX.

Our automated pouch bagging machines are engineered for efficiently packaging powders, beans and granular products, and they accommodate a range of pouch sizes.

As an entry level pouch bagging machine, the WPLP210AUTO automatically opens, fills and seals pre-made quad seal side gusset pouches. It has the time-saving advantage of automatic toolless format changeover between bag sizes. With a compact size and efficient packaging rate of up to 20 pouches per minute, this an ideal packaging machine for processing plants wanting to introduce automated bagging.

Featuring heavy duty 304 stainless steel and clear Lexan front doors, the WPLP210AUTO Pouch Bagging Machine is designed so that operators have clear sight lines into the machine and easy access for effective cleaning and servicing.

  • Ultra High-Speed Weigh Price Labeller | HI700HS

The HI700HS is a high-performance In-Line Weigh Labeller that delivers on speed, reliability and flexibility. It sets new speed records in our range with the ability to process up to 140 packs per minute whilst retaining the accuracy and reliability Wedderburn and DIGI are recognised for around the world.

Clever engineering and improved software allows for greater system flexibility than other In-Line Labellers with smart labelling options and excellent management controls. The smooth brushed stainless steel finish is easy to keep clean and free from contaminants which helps you meet hygiene and food safety standards.

  • Labels and Consumables

Wedderburn prints over 7 million labels a day in our factory in south west Sydney. We produce a range of labels and consumables from basic blank labels, to beautiful full colour, award-winning label designs. We also manufacture cardboard sleeves, strap banding, printed lidding film, fruit tags, fruit strip banding and more. We have labels and tags available in sheet form, rolls and fanfold in a range of materials including recyclable, compostable (certified to EN13432) and FSC and PEFC certified. 

Whether you need a custom label or packaging solution, or a basic off-the-shelf label, we can provide competitive quotes. Visit our stand to speak to our friendly label representatives about your unique requirements, and we can work with you to design the right label or packaging solution for your application.

The APPEX exhibition returns to Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from Tuesday 12 March to Friday 15 March, visit Wedderburn at stand E154 to learn more about how you can increase efficiency and reduce costs in your production process.

Registration for APPEX is free, visit the APPEX website for details. We look forward to seeing you at the show!

Can't make APPEX this year but would like more information?

Contact us on 1300 970 111 or fill out or form and our sales team will be in touch.