April 21, 2021

Processing and Packaging

EcoCortec® Plant: Stretch Hoods powered by Nano VpCI®

Stretch hoods are among the fastest-growing packaging techniques for the shipment of palletized goods. Inrecognition of this trend, Croatian bioplastics plant EcoCortec ® has designed specialty plastomer materialsolutions to further revolutionize the stretch hood packaging market. Cor-Pak® Stretch Hoods poweredby Nano VpCI® are the ultimate high-performance stretch hood films for corrosion protection of ferrousand non-ferrous

A laminating film that stops spreading coronavirus

Nobody will tell how long this pandemic will still last but, at least, books, secondary packaging and anypaper product laminated with Derprosa Antimicrobial will help prevent the spread of the Covid-19. It is effective against coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 disease which has resulted in the pandemic that has plagued our society for

PACCOR lays out pioneering packaging solutions

PACCOR has an extensive product portfolio offering many sizes and different shapes for a wide variety ofcontents. Nevertheless, as a leading global player in the packaging industry, the company is continuouslysearching for new materials that their packaging solutions meet current market trends. Now PACCOR isready to present several new PP products developed in the last

VDMA: Web-talk series on confectionery technology

Starting on May 11, the VDMA Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association is launching a web talk series together with its member companies on innovative production and packaging ideas for chocolate products, sugar confectionery, snacks, wafers and cookies.   There is hardly any segment in the food industry launching more product innovations on the market

SIG: New production unit in Mexico

SIG today announced that it will construct a new plant in Queretaro, Mexico to serve North American markets. The plant will further expand SIG’s global production network and will enable the company to build on its strong track record of growth in North America. Through its existing sales and service presence, SIG has been able

For meat massaging and more

Importing and exporting used machinery for the food industry from all over the world for more than 30 years, Van Zutphen BV displays two of its products. Interestingly, the Röschermatic vacuumtumbler is a machinery used for massaging or mixing meat, poultry, fish, vegetables and pre-cooked products. It has a capacity of 200 liters. The CFS

IPI: Grow with Caliz!

One of the world’s leading suppliers of aseptic carton packaging for the beverage and liquid food industry, IPI Italy has recently released a video of its latest product packaging innovation. Aseptic carton packaging innovation has a new Caliz, which is designed for a strong shelf impact, perfect handling and a pleasant pour-from and drink-from experience. Made up to 90% from renewable

UCIMA: Create a map of potential “community factory”

A total of 37 Italian packaging machinery manufacturers have responded to Confindustria’s appeal to voluntarily make their sites available for use in the national Covid-19 vaccination programme. A large number of companies based in many areas of the country have responded to the call to create a map of potential “community factory” sites throughout Italy,

Techlab™ and Cineca at the Bi-Rex Competence Centre

Innovation is the primary genome inherent in the Robopac Group’s DNA, which has always looked globally at the market to ensure the best technologies in the packaging industry and, at the same time, the highest performance in terms of efficiency and production optimization. In this direction goes the close collaboration with Bi-Rex, one of the 8 national

Falcon wins double in lockdown launches poll

Fryer Angel and Vario-Therm trolley won food service equipment distributors’ votes. A recent poll asked catering equipment distributors which were their favorite lockdown launches – and Falcon came top in two categories.  The poll was organized by Catering Insight, the B2B magazine for foodservice equipment distributors. Launching any new product is a long and complex procedure

Tetra Pak and Rockwell Automation collaborate

Collaboration merges industry-proven processing solutions with leading process control architecture. The resulting capabilities are set to improve quality consistency, enhance efficiency and reduce variability, redefining industry performance metrics. Today, Tetra Pak and Rockwell Automation announce a strategic business collaboration for Cheese and Powder Solutions. The combined business expertise will deliver data and technology to reduce

KHS: A block system for the future

Tempo Beverages invests in new PET line from KHS In Israel Tempo is literally on everyone’s lips: as the biggest producer of alcoholic beverages and the third-largest supplier of soft drinks the brand is known to almost the entire population of 9.1 million. There’s hardly a household in the country without a bottle of beer,

AMETEK MOCON launches new AQUATRAN 3/40

AMETEK MOCON, a leading global provider of permeation analyzers, package testing instruments, and gas controllers/sensors, has launched a new analytical instrument to measure the water vapor transmission rate (WVTR) of whole packages under precisely-controlled environmental conditions.AMETEK MOCON, a leading global provider of permeation analyzers, package testing instruments, and gas controllers/sensors, has launched a new analytical

Versatile MINI packaging machine from GKS

Versatile packaging machine with space-saving footprint is optimized for small packages The vertical form, fill and seal machine is the third generation of the packaging machines suitable for small package sizes. Its optimized compact, modular design and the broad range of available options ensure flexible application for packaging different products such as small portions of

Schwarzwaldmilch first to opt for SIG’s innovative combiMaxx closure

The first commercial launch of SIG’s innovative and highly convenient closure combiMaxx has taken place in partnership with well-known German dairy Schwarzwaldmilch. Consumer demand for more convenience in packaging is constantly growing. SIG’s new wider closure combiMaxx is a solution that takes convenience to a new level, while also ensuring smooth and easy implementation on