COVID-19

Empak warehouse and offices have closed as of Wednesday 25th March in compliance with the NZ Government instruction. We plan to reopen our offices and warehouses on Thursday 23rd of April unless otherwise directed by the NZ Government. Customer support, administration and management staff are working off site, so many functions remain fully operational.   For order placement, order enquiries, …

Agpac add new baler to their recycling scheme

In a first for New Zealand Agpac have commissioned a new baler to support their Product Stewardship scheme to recover used bale wrap for recycling. The mobile baler was built specially for Agpac by Pioneer Engineering in Whangarei. The baler is designed to consolidate the filled liners once they have been collected from farms. Each bale contains on average 6 …

Dr Nick Smith christens Agpac’s new baler

The Minister for the Environment, Dr Nick Smith, recently christened Agpac’s second recycling baler at Tai Tapu. Based at the premises of McCarthy Contracting this baler is designed to support the increasing growth of waste farm plastic collected through Agpac’s Product Stewardship scheme in the South Island.