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18 Mar 2019
--- Artificial intelligence (AI) was once considered the future but has now become a part of daily life. Automation has made processes easier, more agile and faster. These are important factors that have led many industries,... Read More
13 Mar 2019
--- Multivac has signed an investment agreement to establish a new production company in Taicang, China. The new production facility will enable Multivac to react to the requirements of customers in China with “even... Read More
01 Mar 2019
--- In packaging news this week, the Netherlands has launched a Plastics Pact supported by more than 70 participating parties. The parties will aim to make all new plastics packaging fully recyclable. In business, Indorama... Read More
11 Feb 2019
--- One of the key findings at the Petcore Europe Conference, held in Brussels last week, was that in order to achieve the stringent recycling targets set out in the EU Plastics Strategy, the industry must collaborate more... Read More
11 Feb 2019
--- Advances in robotics are facilitating ever-increasing speed and efficiency in packaging automation. Robots are able to perform menial, repetitive functions with far higher productivity than humans, allowing personnel to... Read More
10 Jan 2019
--- Family-owned The Wilkinson Baking Company has unveiled The BreadBot – the world’s first fully automated bread making machine – at the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show 2019 in Las Vegas (CES). The BreadBot... Read More
11 Oct 2018
--- Tetra Pak has launched Tetra Pak Plant Secure at its Inside Tetra Pak event held yesterday at the company’s headquarters in Lund, Sweden. PackagingInsights was at the event covering the launch. Tetra Pak Plant Secure... Read More
04 Oct 2018
--- Digimarc Barcode, launched at FachPack 2018 by Wipak, seeks to respond to the changing face of retail. Digimarc Barcode is nearly invisible and can permeate the entire package. This hopes to make it simple for consumers to... Read More
03 Oct 2018
--- Thin Film Electronics, a provider of NFC (Near Field Communication) mobile marketing solutions, is providing an interactive personal care range for men’s hair range Slikhaar. Slikhaar hopes to use Thinfilms NFC mobile... Read More
18 Sep 2018
--- GEA is expanding its D-tec valve line with the new GEA D-tec P/DV control valve for ultraclean applications in the food, beverage and dairy industries. This allows reliable control of process parameters such as volume flow,... Read More
18 Sep 2018
--- From March 2019, Multivac will be offering a thermal inkjet (TIJ) printer in addition to thermal transfer overprinters (TTO) printers that will be able to be used in direct web printers as well as in label dispensers. The... Read More
13 Sep 2018
--- Food and beverage production demands a digital filling line solution that can deliver an accurate monitoring system for information management that may be remote but is always using real-time data in order to optimize... Read More
04 Sep 2018
--- CSB-System’s bespoke Enterprise resource planning (ERP) system can contribute to the successful growth of foodservice suppliers, according to the company, due to how it fully-integrates industry-specific software, from... Read More
28 Aug 2018
--- In response to industry demand for increased quality in food and beverages at every level, Emerson has introduced the Rosemount CT4215 Food and Beverage Leak Detection system. The Rosemount CT4215 is the first quantum... Read More
28 Aug 2018
--- Omron has acquired Microscan Systems, Inc from Spectris plc, for a total cash consideration of US$157 million (£123 million). Omron, manufacturers of factory automation systems and control equipment, hopes the move... Read More
23 Jul 2018
--- Connected Packaging and the Internet of Things (IoT) has opened up a world of possibilities for brands to communicate with their customers in more engaging and proactive ways. Brand owners are beginning to realize the... Read More
11 Jul 2018
--- Ecolean, a global supplier of lightweight packaging solutions for both ambient and chilled liquid food, has launched two new aseptic filling machines for aseptic portion- and family-sized packages: the EL6 and the EL3+.
05 Jul 2018
--- Multivac, noting the trend in the bakery industry away from frozen products and towards Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) packs, is highlighting its thermoforming packaging machines, tray sealer and chamber machines at iba... Read More
04 Jul 2018
--- Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC Corporation, have acquired the high-purity iron oxides business of Cathay Industries, US. The purchase includes the customers, property and all assets related to the business located... Read More
21 Jun 2018
--- Thin Film Electronics ASA (Thinfilm), a supplier of NFC (near field communication) mobile marketing solutions, is supplying el Jimador tequila with digital marketing formats for its bottles and coasters. The tequila brand... Read More
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