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Everything for the sensitives

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

It's all about packaging processes for sensitive products. In 3,000 square meters, the Italian machine manufacturer IMA Group displays a selection of its latest processing and packaging solutions from its range of machines and complete lines. One of its showcases concerning the food and beverage...

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Faster tight with sonic

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

Considering the fundamentals of heat generation using ultrasonic vibration, it is possible to understand and predict the sealing behavior of different polyolefi n materials. During heat sealing the heat travels from the outside to the inside and the sealing jaws are at a temperature higher than the...

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Choc-packer for the small ones

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

At interpack, Loesch Verpackungstechnik from Altendorf, Germany, unveils its packaging solutions for the confectionery industry. One of the showcases is a line combination the manufacturer presents together with its sister company Hastamat. The system packages napolitains in individual wrapping...

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Direct printing

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

At interpack, the Swiss solution provider Hapa will promote its print systems that are designed for the pack demands of the pharma, cosmetic, food and medical industries. One of the presented innovations of the member of Coesia group will be the "230 Hybrid", equipped with UV fl exo and UV DOD...

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Fill in some more

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

The German supplier of carton packaging and fi lling machines, SIG Combibloc provides a new option for the food industry. Its so-called "Food Option" fi lling machines make it possible to fi ll an unrivalled spectrum of food products aseptically in carton packs - quickly and with no need for major...

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Big boxes for apples

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

One apple a day keeps the doctor away, they say. To come up to this, a lot of apples are needed. So, it is not surprising, they are the world's third most consumed fruit behind citrus and bananas. China is leading apple grower with around 45 per cent of the 70 million tons produced globally in 2013...

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All in one

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

The German Rationator Maschinenbau exhibits its approach to fi lling and capping, which has prevailed over the years. The presentation of a highly fl exible bottle-handling, -fi lling and -capping line designed to bottle cosmetic products ranging in volume from 30 ml up to 1000 ml will convey to the...

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Environmentally holographic

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

At interpack, Comexi Group presents its solutions with low impact on the environment. The Spanish machine manufacturer with focus on the fl exible packaging industry showcases its new technology Cingular Holography which allows creating holographic effects at register on a wide variety of substrates...

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Film news

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

At interpack, US-based fi lm manufacturer Jindal Films introduces new fi lm technologies for a range of fl exible packaging and labeling applications which can help customers improve performance and meet sustainability challenges. They include Bicor 50 SuP 490, the fi rst OPP-based sealant fi lm for...

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Mechatronic footprint

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

The German manufacturer is proud to present the new Somic 232 FS for secondary packaging. The company will exhibit a compact version that offers over 50 per cent more capacity than the 424 type series. To complement the 424 machine generation, at interpack Somic is presenting the faster and more...

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Pouch packaging premiere

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

Interpack's highlight of German machine manufacturer SN, Wipperfürth, is the form, fi ll and seal machine (FFS) LMS 124. The exhibition model produces 240 fl at or stand-up pouches with center spout per minimum 100 ml fi lling of fruit puree. 24 stations are available for different fi llings and...

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Made in Italy

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

At interpack, Italian automation specialist Marchesini promotes its solutions for pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging. For the fi rst time, the manufacturer shows the sterile line Stery Capsy for perfect and safe accessibility to all critical areas using gloves, easier maintenance and optimized...

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For an effi cient production

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

The Swiss Robatech AG presents its new products and services for effi cient and resourcefriendly production at the interpack 2014. Among its exhibition highlights there are the hotmelt application heads in the Diamond Series. The SX Diamond, SpeedStar Diamond and the new AX Diamond, all have...

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Small detail with big effects

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

Borealis, Vienna/Austria, and its partner Borouge, a joint venture with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, have launched the Borpure high density polyethylene (HDPE) family. The providers of value-creating plastics solutions developed this platform to support the global beverage industry's...

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Resilient and strong

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

Between September 2013 and March 2014 alone, the Japanese packaging industry invested heavily in production capacity expansion to meet both domestic and overseas demand. Toppan Printing, one of Japan's largest packaging and printing companies, announced earlier in March an investment of 264.4...

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Leading the snack pack

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

While in the past many snack manufacturers have incorporated a variety of different suppliers' equipment into their production line, more and more are seeking total solutions. This can improve effi ciency and increase throughput, allowing manufacturers to make the most of the growing snack market,...

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Easy-opening for cheese

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

At interpack, the British manufacturer of plastic packaging displays its new product Bebo Swing. It integrates easy-opening, reclosing and tamper-evidence, for a variety of spreadable products such as cheese, margarine and butter. The patented design is able to be adapted for various shapes and is...

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It's not a glass

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

The US-based supplier of polyolefi ns additives Milliken, demonstrates its new ultra clear PP as cost-effective, resource effi - cient and attentiongrabbing packaging solution at interpack. According to the company, its Millad NX 8500 series sets a new clarity standard for PP comparable to glass...

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A real allrounder

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

Of course it is possible to design a modu- LAN labeller also for one or two labelling techniques. On the exhibition stand a modu- LAN machine with two self-adhesive dispensers as well as one wet glue labelling station for a label length > 200 mm is shown. Front and back labels as well as seal labels...

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White plates with green label

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

Pankaboard's cartonboard grade "Panka Plex", which is designed and widely used in food service applications, has now been granted the demanding compostability certifi cate for the substances between 190 and 240 gsm. The tests were conducted and successfully approved by the third party ISEGA...

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