ancillary equipment

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
07 Oct 2021
--- Schubert showcased a unique two-in-one flowpacker and cartoner combination at FachPack 2021. Notably, the machine can process plastic or paper-based foil material, with the modular packaging machinery specialist experiencing... Read More
07 Oct 2021
--- Tetra Pak is embarking on a new strategic collaboration with connected factory worker platform Poka to accelerate zero waste processes in food manufacturing plants. “Through collaborations like our one with Poka, we... Read More
06 Oct 2021
--- Switzerland’s largest retail company Migros is producing what it says is the world’s first PET beverage bottle made from captured carbon emissions produced by US-based company LanzaTech.
01 Oct 2021
--- Coding and marking specialist Leibinger exhibited its new Leibinger Connect platform at FachPack 2021 this week. The cloud-based data technology allows printing companies to monitor the status of their Leibinger CIJ printers... Read More
27 Sep 2021
--- Retail technology company Jisp is launching an augmented reality (AR) vouchering system called Scan & Save in the UK, which allows consumers to scan product barcodes in-store and see promotions.
24 Sep 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Phononic presented a portable cooling and freezing solution for perishable goods, delivering “unmatched” cold chain integrity to meet “explosive demand for cold chain solutions... Read More
23 Sep 2021
--- Retail chain Woolworths is backing a new Australian plastic recycling start-up called Samsara Eco that uses enzymatic technology to reduce the need for virgin plastic production. Samsara packaging is expected to hit... Read More
10 Sep 2021
--- The power of labeling and coding applications in packaging were highlighted at this year’s Empack. PackagingInsights attended the event in Den Bosch, Netherlands, to learn how the latest innovations in these areas can... Read More
09 Sep 2021
--- After nearly 18 months of a pandemic-induced exhibition hiatus, PackagingInsights returns to the physical trade show floor at Empack to spotlight some of the latest advances in packaging innovation. Packaging machinery was... Read More
02 Sep 2021
--- Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are redefining the digital art industry, and encouraging F&B companies to reassess how they approach their visual brand identities and on-shelf packaging designs. NFTs allow people to buy and... Read More
30 Aug 2021
--- Finnish cleantech startup RiverRecycle has launched a collection unit for plastic debris in India’s Mithi River. The project was funded by Huhtamaki, which donated €600,000 (US$707,000) as part of its commitments... Read More
17 Aug 2021
--- DS Smith is investigating the use of seaweed fibers in packaging applications to reduce carbon emissions associated with traditional materials like wood. The company says this is an “industry first” that will... Read More
11 Aug 2021
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, PackagingInsights is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this regularly updated news feed for the coronavirus information and... Read More
04 Aug 2021
--- Syntegon Technology is unveiling an inline filling machine called LFS, whose modular design allows for individual configurations to meet specific requirements of meat and dairy manufacturers.
03 Aug 2021
--- US chemical company Eastman has entered into an agreement with P&G to supply the FMCG giant with recycled plastic for select products in efforts to reduce plastic waste and carbon emissions.
29 Jun 2021
--- Aptar Food + Beverage is partnering with REBO to offer a reusable water bottle using Bluetooth technology to help people stay hydrated. Using a sensor and a laser, the Bluetooth-embedded cap tracks the amount of water the... Read More
17 Jun 2021
--- Researchers at the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), Canada, have developed a packaging film capable of keeping strawberries fresh for up to twelve days.
15 Jun 2021
--- A European project called Life Ecomethylal has developed a modular chemical recycling system capable of converting 1 kg of non-recyclable waste into 0.5 kg of methylal, a substance used as a solvent and raw material to... Read More
08 Jun 2021
--- The Coca-Cola Company is partnering with Dutch technological non-profit The Ocean Cleanup to intercept plastic waste in rivers before it enters the world’s oceans. The partnership will deploy 15 semi-autonomous... Read More