packaging machinery

18 Jun 2021
--- Digital watermarks can increase packaging circularity in “ways that were not possible in the past,” according to plastic packaging specialist Paccor and digital identity technologists Digimarc. The two companies... 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.
16 Jun 2021
--- Researchers at British Institute Campden BRI and sterile packaging specialist Sterafill have developed a plasma technology capable of cutting pre- and re-sterilization times in packaging by up to 93 percent compared to... Read More
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
15 Jun 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
11 Jun 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Henkel Adhesive Technologies unveiled a palletizing adhesive packaging format that cuts or fully dispenses with the need for film and pallet stretch wrap. The plastics circular economy sparked... Read More
08 Jun 2021
--- Packaging specialist ULMA has unveiled a new system designed for vacuum wrapping meat and cheese products, the FV 55 SD wrapping machine. The system meets US Department of Agriculture (USDA) hygiene standards and is the... 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
04 Jun 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Tesco unveiled fully recyclable packaging for potatoes in Ireland. Mondi secured Olmuksan from International Paper in Turkey, Bericap acquired German aluminum closures supplier Mala, and Smurfit... Read More
03 Jun 2021
--- Sidel is introducing a highly flexible Industry 4.0 case-packing platform for shaped containers in wrap-around blanks, trays and shelf-ready packaging. The packaging equipment and services provider says changing consumer... Read More
01 Jun 2021
--- Bee’ah, a leading Middle Eastern environmental, recycling and waste management company, is partnering with UK waste recovery specialist Chinook Sciences to create the first waste-to-hydrogen project in the UAE using... Read More
27 May 2021
--- Dutch biopolymer pioneer Avantium has been awarded €1.78 million (US$2.17 million) in EU grants to develop its Volta Technology for producing CO2-based polymers. This platform technology uses electrochemistry to convert... Read More
27 May 2021
--- A new report by the City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering has identified thermal conversion, also known as waste-to-energy (WTE), as an important component of US municipal solid waste (MSW) recycling.... Read More
27 May 2021
--- Tray sealing specialist Proseal is launching a high-speed, fully automatic case packing system. The new patent-pending Proseal CP3 complements the company’s extensive range of tray sealing machines, offering customers... Read More
21 May 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Stora Enso and Vogue Scandinavia formed a strategic partnership to replace plastics in magazine packaging with a renewable, carbon-neutral eco-package. Meanwhile, EarthFirst Films by PSI... Read More
28 Apr 2021
--- Multivac is promoting its full wrap conveyor belt labeler for applying self-adhesive full wrap labels on up to four sides of fish or other seafood product packs. Full wrap labels can enhance consumer appeal at the chill... Read More
23 Apr 2021
--- Informed Sport is launching an app that uses barcode scanning to help users find sports nutrition products tested for banned substances. After years of development, the free app is available worldwide and informs users... Read More
20 Apr 2021
--- GEA is unveiling a new version of its skin thermoforming packaging technology – the PowerPak Skin.50 – which can perform vacuum and Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) packing on the same machine. The... Read More
06 Apr 2021
--- Waitrose is celebrating the achievements of pioneering environmental organizations funded through its Plan Plastic – The Million Pound Challenge project, which has been raising money through a 5p charge on plastic bag... Read More
06 Apr 2021
--- Russian researchers have developed an inexpensive, safe and reliable surface disinfection technology for packed eggs that helps to kill bacteria, including salmonella, on eggshells. It also helps raise healthy broiler... Read More