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VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

... when Tetra Pak is able to report that the company has made good progress in 2013 towards reaching the environmental goals it has set itself for 2020. In this context, the world's largest packaging group focuses primarily on developing sustainable products, decreasing its ecological footprint...

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Head of the Month

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

Hans-Joachim Boekstegers has been heading up Multivac, one of the global leaders among suppliers of packaging solutions, since 2001. As the Speaker of the Board and CEO, the energetic manager is responsible for the Group's overall strategic direction, as well as its Sales and Marketing, Strategic...

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Flashy in transit

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

According to the German E-Commerce and Distance Selling Trade Association (bevh), during the 2013 Christmas season alone, online and mail order retail racked up total sales of 10.3 billion euros, up 24 per cent from the same period in 2012. More than 82 percent of this came from E-commerce, which...

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Getting more speed

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

Central to the presence of Accraply, Minneapolis/ USA, is the launch of the Trine Model 4800 roll-fed labeling system to the European market. Offering a small footprint and quick change parts, it features advanced container-control. That delivers superior bottle handling at speeds up to 600...

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All for cheese

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

At interpack, Alpma Alpenland Maschinenbau, Rott am Inn - machine manufacturer specialized in the dairy and food industry - exhibits machines covering the whole cheese production chain at interpack, true to the motto "Milk in Shape". One of the showcases is the portion cutting machine CUT 32. Its...

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Safety for the Leo line

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

The bars, which are primary-packaged as fl ow packs, are fi rst grouped into 6, 10, 12 or 14-item bundles and inserted into cartons by a cartoning machine made by Langenpac B.V, Wijchen, a company in the Langen Group. After this, two adhesive dots are applied to close the two box side fl aps. The...

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Making the invisible visible

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

An exciting industry, technological quantum leaps, 25 years of experience and getting ever closer to the ultimate goal: safe inspection systems for any application and highest requirements. Even the invisible becomes visible. In Bickenbach, Germany, seat of scanware electronic. In time for...

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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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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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