technology, processing & automation

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19 Aug 2019
--- Instances of exploding bottles and cans of beer are on the rise, reports the Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT). The media has reported cases of severe injury due to a build-up of pressure in beer packaging,... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- Big innovation comes in a small package with the release of Hazel Avocado. The quarter-sized sachet is designed to improve shelf-life and give suppliers more peace of mind when shipping produce. Since its launch, Hazel... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- Uflex, India’s largest multinational flexible packaging company, has declared its earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2019, reporting that consolidated revenue grew by 3.6 percent to INR 1982 cr in Q1 while EBITDA... Read More
13 Aug 2019
--- Bosch Packaging Technology is set to demonstrate its entry-level Pack 102 horizontal flow wrapper using a Fanuc Scara robot at the International Baking Industry Expo (IBIE) 2019. This packaging solution with light automation... Read More
12 Aug 2019
--- German-headquartered Schubert Group is set to exhibit its new lightline Flowpacker, which makes use of the company’s latest pick & place robotic technology, at Pack Expo 2019 in Las Vegas, US. The machine on... Read More
09 Aug 2019
--- The entire sector is talking about digitization and Industry 4.0, but what do these oft-cited terms actually mean for the beverage industry? One thing is clear: the potential is vast. Digital technologies simplify processes,... Read More
08 Aug 2019
--- Strapping machine specialist Mosca is set to showcase selected models, including the EVOLUTION SoniXs MS-6-H, at FachPack 2019 in Nuremberg (Stand 513, Hall 4A). Already established as a high-speed performer for bulky goods,... Read More
06 Aug 2019
--- Californian wine brand Böen, part of Copper Cane Wines & Provisions by Joseph Wagner, has become the first wine brand in the US to deploy full-scale, Near-Field Communication (NFC) technology. This new technology,... Read More
02 Aug 2019
--- This week in packaging, Pregis joined Amazon’s Packaging Support and Supplier (APASS) network, which will provide the US-headquartered supplier with guidance on how to design, test and supply packaging that meets the... Read More
01 Aug 2019
--- Verallia, a global manufacturer of glass containers for food and beverages, has launched the new version of its Virtual Glass packaging creation tool. The digital tool enables customers to obtain realistic, high-quality... Read More
31 Jul 2019
--- Nestlé UK has switched to a new biodegradable security seal for use on its transport fleet. The Nestlé UK logistics team will team up with Mega Fortris Group to source and use their “world-first”... Read More
30 Jul 2019
--- The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), in partnership with Colombian social enterprise Conceptos Plasticos, has broken ground on a “first-of-its-kind” factory that will convert plastic waste collected... Read More
29 Jul 2019
--- Bosch Packaging Technology has launched two new packaging system solutions, which it will be showcasing at two upcoming global packaging trade shows in September. At FachPack in Nuremberg, Germany, customers will experience... Read More
25 Jul 2019
--- MULTIVAC is set to showcase its new X-line machine generation at FachPack 2019 in Nuremberg, Germany, on 24-26 September. The X-line exhibits will include the RX 4.0 thermoforming packaging machine and the TX 710 traysealer.... Read More
22 Jul 2019
--- MA/MH (Modified Atmosphere/Modified Humidity) packaging technology, Xtend Iceless, eliminates the need for ice and non-recyclable wax cartons in the transport of fresh vegetables, such as broccoli. The new launch by StePac... Read More
15 Jul 2019
--- Bosch Packaging Technology is to be sold to private equity and investment advisory firm CVC Capital Partners (CVC) for an undisclosed fee, subject to approval by antitrust and other authorities. Packaging Technology and its... Read More
12 Jul 2019
--- Bosch Packaging Technology is demonstrating its single source bag-in-box system expertise, which covers the entire line from bagmaker and settler to product handling, end load cartoner and case packer. The company will be... Read More
12 Jul 2019
--- Leading bioproducts producer Novamont announced that its Mater-Bi bioplastic has been shown to biodegrade in the sea with similar efficiency as cellulosic materials, like paper. Mater-Bi plastics were analyzed by means of... Read More
11 Jul 2019
--- Lactobacillus sakei CTC494 has proven efficacious in inhibiting the growth of Listeria monocytogenes in vacuum packed salmon. The biopreservation technique was discovered by researchers at the Spanish Institute of Agrifood... Read More
09 Jul 2019
--- The impending issue of how to feed a growing population of 10 billion people by 2050 is leading industry to seek less traditional food and nutrition sources – such as algae. Despite challenges in this space, ranging... Read More
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