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Conveying food cleanly

Verpackungs-Rundschau 02/2018 26.02.2018

Habasit is a supplier specialized in conveyor and processing belts, timing belts and drive belts. The company is presenting its comprehensive line of products for food production. It focuses on safe and effi cient operation, easy cleaning and fast belt changes. For installations and components in ...

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Assuring food integrity

Verpackungs-Rundschau 02/2018 26.02.2018

Olive leaves sold as oregano and horse meat passed off as ground beef. The rising number of fraud cases has become a major concern within the food industry, along with food quality and food safety issues. At Anuga FoodTec the Danish company Videometer is presenting a measurement system enabling food ...

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Dear Readers,

Verpackungs-Rundschau 02/2018 26.02.2018

"People will always eat and drink" is an old saying in Germany that is used to lure both young and experienced people into a career in the food industry. This reassuring advertising catchphrase helps promote an industry that accompanies our daily lives. At the moment, the key question in the ...

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Balers reduce to a minimum

Verpackungs-Rundschau 02/2018 26.02.2018

In the food and beverage industries lots of raw material supplies effect a high amount of packaging material as cardboard, fi lm or PET bottles. A good example how to manage that shows the chocolate manufacturer Ludwig Weinrich from Herford in Germany. They know the problem of high quantities of ...

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X-ray tests for cheese-filled chocolate bars

Verpackungs-Rundschau 02/2018 26.02.2018

RostAgroKompleks fi lls a niche in the Russian food market, producing cheese snacks as a traditional Eastern European specialty. The snacks are marketed under the well-known B.Y. Alexandrov brand name. Currently, 16 cheese bars are available, coated with fi ne dark or white chocolate from Belgium. ...

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Hygienic and cleaning-friendly machine guard solutions

Verpackungs-Rundschau 02/2018 26.02.2018

Manufacturers of food, process equipment or packaging lines must meet safety standards for operating personnel. This requires protective fences built around machines. However, constructing fences is usually time-consuming and expensive. An online tool offered by The Danish company NTF Aalborg A/S ...

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"Digitized Packaging" in Cologne

Verpackungs-Rundschau 02/2018 26.02.2018

Bizerba will present both hardware and software solutions centered around the motto "Digitize Packaging". Subjects include answers to the challenges presented by the digital transformation, accompanied by solutions in the areas of food safety and smarter slicing. The focus will also be put on ...

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A good wrap-around

Verpackungs-Rundschau 02/2018 26.02.2018

T he Greencore Group is an international manufacturer of convenience foods and based in Ireland. The company was established in 1926. Increasing the convenience and product offering to its customers, Greencore Grocery chose to install a Kliklok Elite wrap-around cartoner from Bosch Packaging ...

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Labeling around corners

Verpackungs-Rundschau 02/2018 26.02.2018

Offering an appealing presentation and protection for goods sold, the trend towards clamshell packaging for snacks, salads, desserts or pastry continues. Labels play a major part in this, serving both as a secure sealant and for identifi cation purposes. Herma will present a new labeling machine ...

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Product identification and brand protection

Verpackungs-Rundschau 02/2018 26.02.2018

Domino will present its coding, marking and label-printing systems. Their technologies enable manufacturers in the food and beverage industry to apply traceability codes, with a focus on reliability, increased productivity, future potential and low cost of ownership. The new Ax-Series continuous ...

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Engineered for the beverage industry

Verpackungs-Rundschau 02/2018 26.02.2018

Given the ever-changing circumstances in on-site plants, there is no one-size-fi ts-all solution for automation systems in the beverage industry. Complete systems from Bürkert are typifi ed by the Hygienic Design switch cabinet for the food and beverage industry.

These control cabinets come in ...

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"Digitization"

Verpackungs-Rundschau 02/2018 26.02.2018

In general, digitization refers to the switch from analog to digital technologies. But in the context of Industry 4.0, there's more to it. We are talking about the digital revolution. In the long run, all industrial, business and economic processes will be completely driven by data. Big data! As a ...

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Ceremony Gida wraps with LoeschPack

Verpackungs-Rundschau 02/2018 26.02.2018

The Ceremony Gida headquarters are located only 30 minutes away by car from Anatolia´s regional center Gaziantep. Here, in the industrial zone of Nizip, the company has one of the world's most modern production facilities for chewing gum products. Mahmut Tören, founder and CEO of Ceremony Gida, has ...

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New X-ray solution identifies foreign objects

Verpackungs-Rundschau 02/2018 26.02.2018

The careful and precise identification of dangerous foreign objects in food packaging is the focus of the exhibition by Heuft. A new development with pulsed X-ray technology should provide maximum detection reliability with minimum radiation even in a confi ned space. With its spacesaving design, it ...

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Cleaning scale parts

Verpackungs-Rundschau 02/2018 26.02.2018

Manufacturers within the food industry need effi cient cleaning solutions to meet increasing hygiene and food safety regulations. However, the time spent cleaning production machinery components reduces the time available for production. The Danish company is launching an industrial cleaning system ...

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E-commerce: Freshness from a box

Verpackungs-Rundschau 02/2018 26.02.2018

E-commerce is and will remain a growth driver for the German economy. As Statista reported, sales have continued to increase from 2015 (EUR 39.9 bn) to 2016 (EUR 44.2 bn). For 2017, EUR 47.7 bn are expected. For a long time, food - with just over one percent of sales value - did not play a role in E ...

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Inspection and detection

Verpackungs-Rundschau 02/2018 26.02.2018

One of the highlights of Mettler-Toledo is the world premiere of a new X-ray inspection system for food and pharmaceutical production applications. The system is supposed to deliver "superior detection sensitivity" to minimize false rejects and its "high level of fl exibility", which allows it to ...

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Method and variables for design calculation

Verpackungs-Rundschau 02/2018 26.02.2018

Peeling systems developed over the past years have created the technological prerequisites for the market launch of easy-opening packaging designs. And on the consumer side, it is not least the demographic change that has resulted in demands for easy-to-open packaging [1-3]. However, there is ...

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Rethinking sushi to go

Verpackungs-Rundschau 02/2018 26.02.2018

Coveris Rigid Polska has designed a new line of black sushi trays for sushi from "Sushi To Go". According to the manufacturer, the trays are made of PET/PE foil that ensures complete protection of the product against tampering. The lid reportedly keeps the contents still and prevents movement. The ...

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New generation of packaging

Verpackungs-Rundschau 02/2018 26.02.2018

The new robag 5 is announced as "a game changer in many ways" as it should not only deliver the ultra-high bagging speeds, but also provide faster changeovers, intuitively designed technology, advanced equipment integration and more product capabilities in a single, highly compact system. Together ...

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