Syntegon at CPHI 2022: Capsule-filling machine for diversified product applicability
Syntegon presented its new capsule-filling machine, branded GKF 60, at CPHI 2022. We discuss the machine’s broad product applicability and how it differs from existing solutions with Philipp Stadel, area sales manager at Syntegon. We also talk about current R&D trends in the capsule-filling market and how the company responds to changing consumer demand.
Coveris’ BU Paper R&D director, Will Mercer, tells us how Coveris is adapting to the changing packaging landscape with recyclable product solutions and investments in recycling infrastructure. We also discuss legislative changes in the UK and EU and how clarification, collaboration and reinvestment are... Read More
We speak to Gary Tee, head of sales for Europe at compostable packaging specialist Tipa, about how the Israel-based company is increasing the amount of both industrially compostable and home compostable materials for the F&B market. We also discuss the Compostable Coalition, which is helping drive innovation... Read More
At Packaging Innovations we catch up with Will Ghali, CEO of Ecosurety, who tells us about an upcoming refillable glass packaging trial in the UK. We also discuss the current legislative environment and how the compliance scheme is helping businesses prepare for a changing landscape.
The packaging industry has been hit by the low availability of skilled workers, but for Chris Kuntz, VP of strategic operations at Augmentir, AI systems offer the solution. Kuntz explores the ways in which AI could revolutionize the industry and how Augmentir’s services support optimal efficiencies in... Read More
At this year’s Packaging Innovations in Birmingham, UK, we talked to Sealed Air’s UKI APS director Duncan Hall, who tells us about the company’s latest automatic paper and plastic packaging machinery. We discuss the flexibility required in meeting different customer’s varying demands through new systems.
We speak with Larry Zu, the CEO at the semiconductor packaging business Sarcina Technology, about the development of the semiconductor packaging industry over recent years. We also discuss the current design challenges for semiconductor packaging and why the company chose Taiwan for its technology design... Read More
Plastic Ingenuity’s commercial director for the Healthcare segment, Glenn Petrie, talks to us about what sustainability means for pharmaceutical packaging. Petrie says packaging is evolving toward materials that can be recycled, meeting regulatory and consumer demands.
Bayer is launching tools for inclusive healthcare packaging. We speak with Jesse DelGigante, who leads Bayer Consumer Care’s packaging innovation work, about the company’s new approach for product design development and the increasing demand for inclusive packaging.
At Packaging Innovations 2024 in Birmingham, UK, we speak to Luca Herzig, ATS-Tanner’s area sales manager North and Eastern Europe, about how banding solutions can help brands cut carbon emissions. He also discusses the secret grease resistance barrier used in the company’s products.
Global strategic account manager at Systech, Remi Turbet Delof discerns pharmaceutical packaging trends. Combating counterfeiting tops the demands of pharmaceutical manufacturers, Delof says. Digital fingerprinting and serialization can help with non-replicable solutions that can work with existing packaging... Read More
We speak with Vanessa Chesnot, head of public affairs and product policy at FEVE, the European Container Glass Federation, about the challenges glass packagers face in 2024 and how the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation could address these issues. We also discuss industry trends and life cycle... Read More
According to Gilles Swyngedauw, vice president of corporate social responsibility and product sustainability for Cosmetics & Fragrance Packaging at Albéa Group, biomaterials are not inherently superior to fossil-based materials. Swyngedauw warns that what may work for the automotive or textile industries... Read More
Packaging Insights sits down with Vaibhav Goel, the co-founder and CEO at sustainable packaging company Cirkla, to discuss the company’s latest packaging innovation, molded fiber meat trays with peel-off lamination. We also talk about how Cirkla supports packaging companies transitioning away from virgin... Read More
Releaf Paper has launched three new products, including a self-assembled box and wrapping paper. We talk to the company’s co-founder, Valentyn Frechka, about how Releaf is expanding the use of fallen leaves to develop packaging materials. Frechka also shares how things have progressed for the EU grant winner... Read More
We speak to Bart Willems, the co-founder of Dutch company Bottle Up, which uses sugarcane-based bioplastics to create reusable water bottles. We discuss cost competitiveness with fossil-based materials and how policy changes could aid the transition toward bio-based and reusable packaging.
We catch up with Bormioli Pharma’s group sales director, Nicola Carandente, a few days after PharmaPack Europe in Paris, France (January 22-23). Carandente tells us about the company’s latest recycled PET bottle and the pharmaceutical industry’s demand for recycled packaging applications. We also discuss... Read More
After receiving a recent grant from Innovate UK, we speak to Xampla CEO Alexandra French about how the Cambridge University spin-off company is taking 15 years of research mainstream. We discuss the recent launch of the Morro brand, upcoming innovations and how government legislation can help advance... Read More