processing equipment

26 Nov 2020
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, PackagingInsights is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this daily news feed for the coronavirus information and insights you... Read More
24 Nov 2020
--- Switzerland-based packaging equipment manufacturer Markem Imaje is releasing a thermochromic ink for food packaging, which the company says offers a more noticeable color change to indicate proper sterilization of food... Read More
23 Nov 2020
--- US-based investment firm Closed Loop Partners has released an interactive map of plastic waste in the US and Canada, revealing the diversity and volume of the problem by country and state. As part of the firm’s... Read More
20 Nov 2020
--- Germany-based packaging manufacturer Sealpac is aiding Baumann Vertriebs, a fresh berry producer, to achieve virgin plastic reductions required by its retail partners. The collaboration says its work is an example to... Read More
20 Nov 2020
--- South Africa-based Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages (CCPB) is saving massive amounts of water in its production process with the help of German filling and packaging specialist KHS Group. Facing severe water shortages caused by... Read More
05 Nov 2020
--- Automated packaging machine specialist Schubert is adapting and developing its services in the face of new production challenges. The COVID-19 pandemic is making on-site services increasingly difficult and driving up the... Read More
02 Nov 2020
--- Over 30 packaging companies are forming a consortium to promote global recycling for the self-adhesive labeling industry. Circular Economy for Labels (CELAB) comprises some of the industry’s most prominent players and... Read More
30 Oct 2020
--- Ardagh Group is investing over US$1.8 billion in organic business growth projects between 2021-2024. Approximately 85 percent of the investment is in the global supplier’s metal can businesses, underpinned by long-term... Read More
30 Oct 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Unilever increased its post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic use to over 10 percent of its total plastic footprint and expects this figure to double within a year. Berry Global launched a 2-inch... Read More
14 Oct 2020
--- Momentive Technologies’ Pur Q fused quartz vials for pharmaceutical packaging will be supplied in Italian glass pharmaceutical packaging company Stevanato Group’s EZ-fill format.
11 Sep 2020
--- An Italian start-up has developed a QR code prototype that, when scanned, narrates olive oil packaging labels to visually impaired consumers.
09 Sep 2020
--- PepsiCo is trialling products encoded with invisible digital watermarks for more effective recycling. The technology is pegged as the “holy grail” that will make mechanical sorting more efficient.
21 Aug 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Heineken UK replaced the plastic ring on its multipack cans with cardboard alternatives, while Ardagh’s 16 oz cans featured in Adrenaline Shoc’s latest “performance... Read More
18 Aug 2020
--- European corrugated packaging company Smurfit Kappa has launched a new tracking service coined SmartLife to boost traceability and shelf life for its Bag-in-Box wine packaging. The service uses a combination of... Read More
18 Aug 2020
--- In a bid to promote food safety and packaging differentiation on retailer shelves Sidel’s PET bottles have been chosen to carry dairy and dairy beverages. Leveraging its Aseptic Combi Predis technology, ITC Limited... Read More
11 Aug 2020
--- KHS has introduced a linear InnoPET BloFill ABF aseptic block to satisfy the requirements of the dairy industry for flexible filling technology for sensitive products. With fast format changeovers and a modular design, the... Read More
06 Aug 2020
--- Mondi Group has issued its H1 results flagging a dip in revenue from the same period last year. This was attributed to lower average selling prices across its key paper grades, offsetting good volume growth in Corrugated... Read More
05 Aug 2020
--- Consumer demand for organic products is rising and responding to this FrieslandCampina is launching an “ultra-premium” organic milk formula, dubbed Organic Friso Prestige Bio. The first market to welcome the... Read More
28 Jul 2020
--- Amcor has launched inking technologies called AmPlify for brands looking to attract consumers with sensory and visually aesthetic packaging. The company’s new finishing technologies create engagement opportunities... Read More
23 Jul 2020
--- CG Roxane, the privately held, family-owned and operated maker of Crystal Geyser Alpine Spring Water, has unveiled a mechanically recycled PET (rPET) processing plant in San Bernardino, CA, US – the first of its kind... Read More