December 1, 2023

Processing and Packaging

Siegwerk’s climate targets validated by SBTi

Siegwerk, one of the leading global providers of printing inks and coatings for packaging applications and labels, has had its science-based climate targets validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). Siegwerk joined the initiative with a commitment letter in 2022, and has set near- and long-term company-wide emission reductions in line with science-based net-zero

Andreas Renschler succeeds Jörg Kampmeyer on the Supervisory Board of GEA Group AG

Andreas Renschler, former member of the Management Board of both Daimler AG and Volkswagen AG, joins the Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft as a new member by appointment of Düsseldorf Local Court effective September 1, 2023. He will then stand for election by the shareholders at the upcoming Annual General Meeting next year. Born

Protega Global launches new peak season e-guide

Protega, an award-winning sustainable packaging company providing innovative solutionsincluding Hexcel wrap and Hexafil paper, recently partnered with Planet Mark to set a target ofreaching carbon neutrality by 2029. Protega Global Ltd, a leading manufacturer and supplier of sustainable packaging, has gotcustomers covered for the advent of the peak season for packaging by launching an easy-to-followonline

‘Koehler NexPlus® Seal Pure MOB’ packaging paper with mineral oil barrier and protection

The paper’s high strength makes further processing on common packaging machines easy Recyclable packaging is an important step toward reducing the ecological footprint Australia’s leading tea producer Madura Tea has taken a significant step toward reducing its impact on the environment: All packaging materials previously based on metalized OPP (oriented polypropylene) have been switched to

BW Integrated Systems adds labeling to its packaging capabilities

In response to market demands for more comprehensive packaging solutions, two BW Packaging companies—Accraply and BW Integrated Systems—have combined into a single business called BW Integrated Systems. The reorganized business strengthens the alignment of BW Packaging’s labeling, end-of-line and integration solutions. “We are excited to create this combination within BW Packaging to deliver market-leading labeling,

Deinkable, recyclable pouch wins German Packaging Award

A de-inkable, recyclable* mono-material PE-pouch with barrier properties produced through a unique value chain collaboration between Siegwerk, ExxonMobil, Henkel, Kraus Folie, and Windmöller & Hölscher has won the German Packaging Award in the Sustainability category for “Recyclability/design for Recycling”. A combination of innovative solutions allows for pouches that provide a high oxygen barrier, outstanding package

GEA mourns the death of CFO Marcus A. Ketter

With deep sadness, GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft announces the sudden and unexpected death of Chief Financial Officer Marcus A. Ketter, who passed away on the 6th of August 2023 at the age of only 55. “We are shocked and devastated by this loss. With Marcus Ketter, GEA loses an outstanding CFO and a highly valued individual

Provisur to exhibit in Alimentaria FoodTech 2023

Leading food processing expert Provisur to exhibit a range of highlights from its extensive food tech portfolio Provisur® Technologies, the leading industrial food processing equipment manufacturer headquartered in Chicago, USA, will present an exciting range of machinery and innovations at Alimentaria FoodTech from 26-29 September 2023 in Barcelona, Spain. With subsidiaries across Europe and an

Double victory for Miele dishwashers at Stiftung Warentest

For the fifth time in succession, Miele dishwashers clinched first place with Stiftung Warentest, Germany’s leading consumer watchdog: Among the 60 cm wide units with top-edge controls (fully integrated), the G 7250 SCVi leads the field. Among the semi-integrated units with visible front controls, its sister model G 7200 SCi, otherwise technically identical, came out

How closer collaboration between solutions suppliers is keeping processors and packhouses ahead of the Game

With processing machinery becoming more interconnected, new business partnerships are making day-to-day operations easier at processors and packhouses. They are also accelerating the development of new solutions. Bjorn Thumas, TOMRA Food’s Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships, explains. Machines on food processing lines talk to each other. Not in a fantastical way, like

What is drupa? Far more than just a tradeshow!

Over the last 20 years, the way to engage with customers across the entire sales-cycle has evolved beyond recognition. New technologies have enabled things that simply were not possible before and this process continues. Traditional customer touchpoints are being challenged, even replaced, as the mix of engagement activities becomes more complex and sophisticated. So here

GEA supplies HEINEKEN UK with heat pump solution for the Manchester site

GEA supplies its long-term customer HEINEKEN UK with a low-carbon heat network for its Manchester brewery. This is in support of HEINEKEN’s global ambition to reach net zero across its production sites (scopes 1 and 2) by 2030. The Manchester brewery produces about 400 million liters of Heineken®, Birra Moretti and Foster’s beer per year.

GEA bundles and modernizes spare parts supply in new logistics center

A new logistics center is currently being built in Sehnde near Hanover, Germany, for the supply of spare parts for all plants and components of GEA’s Separation & Flow Technologies Division (SFT). Together with the new partner Kuehne+Nagel, the focus is on state-of-the-art automated storage systems, maximum flexibility and sustainability. The logistics center is scheduled

70 years of Hassia – a success story

On the occasion of the company’s 70thanniversary, Hassia Verpackungsmaschinen GmbH in Ranstadt organised an open day for all employees, pensioners and the public on 8th July 2023. The company’s anniversary was to be taken as an opportunity to show the public what it means to package food. From the left tot he right: Thomas Becker