technology, processing & automation

08 Apr 2020
--- Coperion has developed a closed-loop concept for the production of flexible multi-layer film in which up to 100 percent of production waste can be re-processed and fed back into the production process. The concept overcomes... Read More
08 Apr 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
07 Apr 2020
--- Functional paper packaging specialist Sappi is set to host a “Virtual Interpack Trade Show” from 6-31 May after the COVID-19 outbreak forced interpack 2020 in Düsseldorf, Germany, to postpone. The global... Read More
06 Apr 2020
--- Alpma has reinvented classic butter wrapping with FreshPack – a patented packaging solution that boasts all-round sealing, tamper-protection and an oxygen exchange barrier to retain product aroma more effectively.... Read More
02 Apr 2020
--- Machine manufacturer Schubert has restrategized the debut of its latest digital technologies to the packaging industry in light of the cancellation of the international trade show interpack. Schubert’s cobots –... Read More
02 Apr 2020
--- GEA has initiated piloting of industrial connectivity company Weidmüller's new Automated Machine Learning Software at its Oelde site in Germany. The food and beverage processing supplier is aiming to increase its... Read More
01 Apr 2020
--- Resolve Business Management (RBM) is set to launch Global PrintExpo in what is marketed as the world’s first virtual exhibition and conference facility for the printing industry. Supporting the self-distancing and... Read More
01 Apr 2020
--- Food packaging and processing solutions provider GEA has launched its SmartPacker TwinTube packaging machine to the European market. Ideal for packaging small-sized, on-the-go food products, the new high-speed system reduces... Read More
30 Mar 2020
--- Skins Sandy arrives as the fourth and newest addition to Royal DSM’s range of haptic coating resins, helping print and packaging manufacturers to differentiate their products with an additional sand-like sensory layer.... Read More
27 Mar 2020
--- The global coronavirus outbreak is causing significant disruption in the fresh produce supply chain and concerns around the potential contamination of unpacked foodstuffs when handled. This is according to reports by StePac,... Read More
26 Mar 2020
--- Advancements in Near-Infrared (NIR) detectable carbon-free black pigment technology has afforded black plastics a new lease of life in a marketplace demanding increased recyclability. Carbon-free pigments enable... Read More
24 Mar 2020
--- In collaboration with PackagingInsights, Innova Market Insights has unveiled its Top Packaging Trends 2020, with “The Language of Environmental Sustainability” identified as this year’s leading trend. FMCG... Read More
23 Mar 2020
--- Finnish forest industry company UPM has developed a new biocomposite material called UPM Formi EcoAce, which the company says meets the “highest sustainability requirements.” The new material contains certified... Read More
19 Mar 2020
--- Aptar Food + Beverage has introduced its InvisiShield platform technology, an anti-pathogenic packaging solution for sealed containers, to the fresh produce sector. The technology releases a chlorine dioxide antimicrobial... Read More
18 Mar 2020
--- Israel-based Sufresca has developed edible coatings that eliminate fresh produce plastic packaging entirely and reduce food loss and waste. The tailor-made edible formulations arrive with easily implemented application... Read More
16 Mar 2020
--- As the food and beverage industry undergoes dramatic changes, brands and producers are questioning how packaging could evolve in the decades to come. Ali Kaylan, Vice President of Global Marketing at SIG, a global leader in... Read More
11 Mar 2020
--- Sealpac, a thermoforming technology specialist, will be showcasing several resource-saving solutions at interpack 2020. The trade show set to be held in Dusseldorf, Germany, from May 7 to 13, provides an ideal platform for... Read More
04 Mar 2020
--- TEQ, part of Sonoco, is promoting its thermoformed wet pulp for natural packaging material called Fibrepak in response to companies seeking more sustainable packaging solutions. Products made with Fibrepak via the... Read More
21 Feb 2020
--- This week in packaging, Huhtamaki unveiled a special range of paper cups designed and optimized for vending machines. The Compacto cups are made with paper from 100 percent PEFC-certified sustainably managed forests. Also,... Read More
18 Feb 2020
--- A team of scientists at the Imperial College of London, UK, have created what is marketed as a low-cost and effective method to measure the freshness of food within sealed packages. This simple approach enables the highly... Read More