other technologies

22 Oct 2021
--- Greif-Velox is overcoming the challenges of decreasing warehouse capacities and product customizations by developing customized, self-organizing packaging systems. These systems optimize processes through intelligent... Read More
22 Oct 2021
--- In packaging news this week, DuPont unveiled its new DuPont Liveo Pharma Bottle Closures for sealing threaded glass and plastic bottles and containers. Also, BillerudKorsnäs released an upgraded version of its Pure... Read More
21 Oct 2021
--- Nextek’s Nextloopp project for converting post-consumer polypropylene (PP) into food-grade packaging through mechanical recycling has revealed the results of its tracer-based sorting trials, achieving a 99.9% sorting... Read More
11 Oct 2021
--- Dairy has long been seen as an integral part of a healthy diet, but that doesn’t mean it’s free from disruption, according to Mathieu Nicey, Amcor’s EMEA marketing manager for dairy. Nicey sits down with... 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
08 Oct 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Weetabix announced 92% of its packaging is now completely recyclable, while the company is also on track to reduce its packaging carbon footprint by 20% in the next year. Meanwhile, Holland &... 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.
04 Oct 2021
--- Paccor has premiered a cloud-based “digital ecosystem” for increasing plastic packaging recycling levels through intelligent product identities at FachPack 2021 in Nuremberg, Germany.PackagingInsights caught up... Read More
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
30 Sep 2021
--- Costa Coffee is trialing a reusable cup scheme powered by blockchain across 14 stores in Glasgow, Scotland, which will “inform a future UK-wide rollout.” The “BURT” (Borrow, Use, Reuse, Take Back)... Read More
28 Sep 2021
--- Coveris and Austrian paper manufacturer Brigl & Bergmeister (B&B Paper Solutions) are launching a recyclable paper pouch with the same functionality and product safety as conventional plastic alternatives at FachPack... 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
20 Sep 2021
--- Sealed Air is preparing to showcase its new See More digital technology platform for enhanced packaging equipment performance and functionality at FachPack 2021 in Nuremberg, Germany (September 28-30).
17 Sep 2021
--- In packaging news this week, the HolyGrail 2.0 digital watermark recycling enhancement project revealed it has validated its first prototype detection sorting unit, with a more than 95% ejection success rate. Meanwhile,... Read More
16 Sep 2021
--- Phillips Distilling Company’s UV Vodka is launching a new photochromic bottle design that activates a bright spectrum of colors when exposed to UV sunlight. The modern design can be found across the US at grocery,... 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