December 7, 2022

Processing and Packaging

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Saving millions of liters of water: KHS provides efficient systems that noticeably cut consumption

Saving millions of liters of water: KHS provides efficient systems that noticeably cut consumption Systems provider designs easy-clean machines Multiple use of re-circulated water reduces wastewater Servotechnology and pneumatics replace wet-lubricated mechanical equipment Dortmund, November 12, 2020 – The amount of water consumed around the world is growing and resources are becoming scarcer. We are

VEMAG Portioning Device MMP223: Perfection guaranteed

Perfectly Formed Bars with the VEMAG Portioning Device MMP223; Individual toppings thanks to new, optional nozzle technology Consumers are increasingly demanding healthy snacks: Bars in all variations conquer the food market: an attractive alternative to cake, cookies and other sweets as an in between meal. Changing eating habits as well as increasing body and fitness

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Hans Heppner appointed new Managing Director of Sales at Inotec GmbH

Hans Heppner will join Inotec GmbH on 1st October as Managing Director of Sales, thereby succeeding Adrien Dessert, who will retire at the end of the year 2020. The Reutlingen-based company Inotec has been part of the Handtmann Group of Companies since January of this year. Harald Suchanka, Managing Director of the division of filling

GEA OxyCheck is the world's first non-invasive oxygen measurement system for MAP. It is integrated into the GEA PowerPak packaging machine. (Photo: GEA)

GEA OXYCHECK CLEARED TO ENTER THE U.S

After receiving approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (U.S. FDA) GEA begins sales of the innovative GEA OxyCheck in this important market. OxyCheck is the world’s first in-line measurement system that can check the oxygen content and seal integrity of every single package in a modified atmosphere packaging line. With GEA OxyCheck, every

The Lipofoods™ brand, was previously part of the Lubrizol Life Science Beauty business. Lipofoods Nutraceutical Ingredients is now the umbrella brand for the new Nutraceutical Division within LLS Health and includes all existing brands and product platforms for microencapsulated minerals and botanicals. The transition gives the Lipofoods brand strong global infrastructure for driving more innovative solutions to the expanding nutraceuticals market.

LIPOFOODS JOINS LUBRIZOL LIFE SCIENCE

BARCELONA, January 28, 2020 — On January 1, Lipofoods SLU became a part of the Health Business of Lubrizol Life Science (LLS Health), strengthening the organization’s global presence and providing support to advance its growth in the rapidly developing nutraceutical market. The Lipofoods™ brand, was previously part of the Lubrizol Life Science Beauty business. Lipofoods

SOFRUPAK CHOOSES NATUREFLEX

Polish soft fruit packaging producer, SoFruPak, has chosen Futamura’s renewable and compostable NatureFlex™ films for the windows in its soft fruit tray lids. NatureFlex™ is made from responsibly managed wood pulp and is certified by TÜV Austria OK Compost for home composting while meeting the EN13432 EU standards for industrial composting. SoFruPak has partnered with

lighted black metal grill with meat on top

GOOD NEWS FOR BARBECUE FANS

Good news for barbecue fans who want to put some vegan treats on the grill this year: Nestlé is launching plant-based sausages in Europe and the United States that look, taste and cook like a sausage should. In Europe, the soy-based Garden Gourmet Incredible Sausage will be available in Bratwurst and Chorizo styles. It will

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REVIVAL OF THE EASYLID® SYSTEM

In the case of deli products, trays with reclosable lids are a common sight. This packaging system allows for convenient handling, safe storage of opened packs, and excellent protection of the product against premature deterioration. Such trays are often supplied with a snap-on lid, in addition to the top film that provides the hermetic seal. SEALPAC introduced a whole new

printing machine

NEW INK ADDED TO LINX RANGE

Linx Printing Technologies has introduced an ink specially formulated to resist moisture, color change, and transference. It is ideal for consistent coding through the pouch and can retort applications where the contents are cooked in the packaging after they are coded. The new Linx Black retort ink 1077 has been specifically developed for the company’s

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LEYBOLD LAUNCHES TWO VACUUM CALCULATION AND SIMULATION TOOLS

Vacuum technology specialist, Leybold, has developed two new online tools to assist customer’s pump choice and layout of complete vacuum systems: The Pump Finder and the calculation tool LEYCALC. With these new web-based tools, users can select and build their vacuum solutions online. They are designed to be used for two different use cases: The

Poeth's current management team, bringing together Marc Peerlings, Loe Verheijen, Paul Roefs, and Hans Peeters, has taken over 100% of the shares of Poeth B.V., established in Tegelen. On 24 December 2018, the members officially signed the takeover and afterwards made the decision public.

MANAGEMENT TAKES OVER POETH SOLIDS PROCESSING

Poeth’s current management team, bringing together Marc Peerlings, Loe Verheijen, Paul Roefs, and Hans Peeters, has taken over 100% of the shares of Poeth B.V., established in Tegelen. On 24 December 2018, the members officially signed the takeover and afterwards made the decision public.Owners of the companyManagement is taking over the company from the current

raw meat

BEYOND MEAT AND ROQUETTE ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT

Beyond Meat, a leader in plant-based meat, has announced a multi-year pea protein supply agreement with Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingredients and a pioneer of plant proteins. The supply agreement builds on a longstanding partnership that began approximately ten years ago, and significantly increases the amount of pea protein to be supplied by

pomegranate fruits

SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING EXTENDS THE POMEGRANATE SEASON

Consumers can now enjoy delicious antioxidant-rich pomegranates for an extended season, thanks to the packaging experts at StePac L.A., Ltd., who have been pioneering advances in pomegranate packaging since 2003. The company introduces its latest range of sustainable packaging solutions, perfect for preserving the freshness and extending the shelf life of pomegranates and their extracted

bowl of vegetable salads

OPTIMAL POT FOR OPTIMEL SALAD

A different shape and a convenient lid have made the SuperLock® pot from Berry Superfos a great match for a new range of healthy and tasty Optimel® salads from Friesland Campina produced by the Dutch company Royal Smilde Foods.The three new tempting varieties in the popular Optimel brand, which reflect the growing popularity among consumers for healthy salads,