ancillary equipment

17 Jan 2022
--- Multivac is acquiring the complete holdings of TVI Entwicklung und Produktion (TVI) in Bruckmühl, Germany, following the planned departure of Thomas Völkl as TVI’s managing director and company partner... Read More
10 Jan 2022
--- French-headquartered Antalis Packaging is opening a new smart packaging center in the UK. The center features a demonstration suite for packaging automation and a dedicated packaging design studio. The latest developments in... Read More
07 Jan 2022
--- In packaging news this week, International Paper revealed plans to construct a state-of-the-art corrugated packaging facility in the US. Meanwhile, Clariant completed the sale of its Pigments business, Huhtamaki acquired... Read More
06 Jan 2022
--- Amazon is reducing packaging waste at scale with several artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. A combination of deep learning, natural language processing, and computer vision is helping the e-commerce giant determine... Read More
21 Dec 2021
--- As 2021 draws to a close, PackagingInsights looks back at the biggest industry developments of the year, from the EU Single Use Plastics Directive and US COMPOST Act to COP26 and Asia’s first Plastics Pact.... Read More
20 Dec 2021
--- Ineos is partnering with Plastic Energy in what is being touted as a “breakthrough” in chemical plastics recycling. The collaboration will see the duo trialing technology to convert hard-to-recycle plastic... Read More
14 Dec 2021
--- The US Department of Defense’s (DOD) ReSource program is partnering with US-based biotech company Conagen to use its proprietary fermentation technology for converting plastic waste into reusable materials on the... Read More
14 Dec 2021
--- On-the-go consumption was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic but the trend will remain strong into the future, according to Anna Rabanus, global category manager at SIG. In this exclusive interview, Rabanus explores major... Read More
10 Dec 2021
--- In packaging news this week, International Paper announced its 35% greenhouse gas reduction target was approved by the Science Based Targets initiative. Meanwhile, Berry Global designed a new lightweight closure for sauces.... Read More
08 Dec 2021
--- Dutch company FiliGrade Sustainable Watermarks is launching its CurvCode digital watermark system on fish packaging in the Netherlands, claiming the technology will be the “missing link” for sorting post-consumer... Read More
07 Dec 2021
--- Multivac is promoting its FreshSafe packaging system for extending the shelf life of delicate natural products, including fruit and vegetables. The system employs a method of producing equilibrium atmosphere (EMAP) packs,... Read More
03 Dec 2021
--- In packaging news this week, SIG secured direct access to renewable energy from wind turbines to power its carton production in Germany. Meanwhile, the 4evergreen alliance shared insights on how to increase fiber-based... Read More
02 Dec 2021
--- Environmental sustainability and net-zero emissions targets are the key change drivers in dairy packaging and processing right now, according to Bengt Eliasson, category manager for dairy ambient at Tetra Pak. In this... Read More
29 Nov 2021
--- British multinational chemicals company Ineos is set to build an advanced recycling facility for polystyrene (PS) in partnership with Recycling Technologies – a company dedicated to developing advanced recycling... Read More
19 Nov 2021
--- German consulting firm Exxergy is revealing details of promising new glass lightweighting technology following the close of the UN COP26 climate summit. Exxergy has partnered with glass packaging giant Ardagh Group and... Read More
19 Nov 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Ardagh Metal Packaging announced plans to construct a US$200 million beverage can plant in Northern Ireland, UK. Meanwhile, Amcor research revealed consumers worldwide want to recycle more. Also,... Read More
10 Nov 2021
--- Three major glass industry players are set to begin virtual trials on a coating technology they say could enable lightweighting while retaining 100% strength and shape in glass bottles. Dassault Systèmes, Ardagh Group... Read More
05 Nov 2021
--- Canadian supply chain solution specialist Nulogy is entering a partnership with US-based AI automation company Southie Autonomy to develop robotics as a solution to human labor shortages. The duo says their collaboration... Read More
29 Oct 2021
--- Brazilian dairy and soy-based beverage company Cemil is adopting SIG’s Pac.Trust traceability system to manage its entire logistics chain in real-time. The system enables Cemil to provide product traceability through... Read More
08 Oct 2021
--- Solvay has established a proof of concept demonstrating polyvinylidene chloride (PVDC) can be recycled. Consequently, the company is urging fellow plastics producers to work together to turn PVDC recycling into a reality.... Read More