News: Beverages

15. June 2018 | Economy

Strong demand for flexibles in Europe

Pouch-Up goes for fruit juice Flexible packaging consumption in Europe grew by 2 percent to around 14 billion euros in 2017, according to research by PCI Wood Mackenzie. Total annual production reportedly exceeded 15 billion euros more

07. June 2018 | Economy

German packaging machines are in high demand

Export: Verpackung und Nahrung stark In 2017, the German production of food processing and packaging machinery rose by 4.8 percent to a record level of more than 14 billion euros. According to the German Association of Machine and more

15. May 2018 | Packaging materials & packs | Innovation

Little paper straws to come

Little paper straws to come Tetra Pak aims to launch a paper straw that is suitable for its portion-sized carton packages as part of a broader programme to help address the issue of more

23. April 2018 | Economy

US food processing stays strong

Amercian Food According to a recent study of the PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, the US market for food and beverage processing is showing stable growing rates for the next more

12. April 2018 | Marketing

New effects, same equipment

Tetra Pak Artistry Tetra Pak has launched a suite of new packaging material effects, known as Tetra Pak Artistry, to help food and beverage producers more

12. April 2018 | Packaging materials & packs | Innovation

PET bottle: lighter and droplet-shaped

Droplet-shaped PET bottle Krones has developed a flexible, reclosable small lightweight bottle. With this new bottle, the manufacturer offers an alternative to the on-the-go water beakers made of pet and sealed with a removable more

03. April 2018 | Packaging technology

No “bottleneck” problem

KHS has further developed its InnoPET Blomax stretch blow molder for PET container filling. “This latest improvement enables preforms measuring up to 70 millimeters in diameter to be processed," says more

28. March 2018 | Packaging technology

Anuga FoodTec 2018 achieves record results

The leading international supplier trade fair of the food and beverage industry is continuing to write its success story. After already registering a growth in exhibition space and a two-digit more

16. March 2018 | Events

Ipack-Ima and Meat-Tech are soon to come

The 2018 edition of Ipack-Ima and Meat-Tech is said to mark a turning point for the two shows. According to its organizing company Ipack-Ima, the shows are set to be larger, more international in more

14. March 2018 | Lebensmittel

Schumacher Packaging continues its growth

Schumacher Packaging mit 12 % Umsatzsteigerung 2017 weiter auf Erfolgskurs In 2017, the Schumacher Packaging Group achieved a 12% turnover increase compared to the previous year. According to the manufacturer of packaging solutions made of corrugated cardboard and solid cardboard, turnover rose to 591 million euros more

13. March 2018 | Packaging technology

GEA is growing moderately

GEA GEA has published figures for the 2017 financial year. The group’s order intake for the whole of 2017 amounted to 4,751 million euros, which is 1.7% above the previous year’s level and sets a new record more

06. March 2018 | Packaging technology

Pouching becomes industry 4.0 ready

SI-440 Spanish Coesia company Volpak has announced some new developments to be introduced throughout this year. One of them will be a high-speed horizontal pouching machine that is to be launched in mid-year more

02. March 2018 | Packaging technology

Salzgitter: KHS weakening

Innofill Can Compact At 1.26 billion euros, the external sales of Salzgitter AG's Technology business unit matched the level of the same period last year (2016: 1.3 billion euros) – due to the increases at the Desma more

22. February 2018 | Products

Reveal inks have their debut with Coca-Cola

Cans with reveal inks To deliver an interactive experience to consumers before, during and after consumption, Coca-Cola has rolled out cans of Coke, Coke Zero, Fanta and Sprite in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia featuring Reveal more

20. February 2018 | Economy

DNP and SIG join forces in Japan

DNP & SIG Tokyo-based Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (DNP) and SIG have signed a joint venture agreement. The aim of the partners is to bring new packaging and filling technology solutions to the Japanese food and more

09. February 2018 | Economy

E+H: Preliminary solid

Automatisierer deutlich im Plus In its preliminary financial figures for 2017, Endress + Hauser reported a broadly supported growth in sales, solid profitability and a marked increase in employment. According to the provider of process more

08. February 2018 | Packaging technology

100 acquisitions surpassed

Barry-Wehmiller - employees Barry-Wehmiller has surpassed 100 acquisitions. According to the packaging technology group, its division Winkler + Dünnebier acquired Bicma Hygiene Technologie, based in more

06. February 2018 | Economy

West Rock to acquire Kapstone

West Rock Company will acquire Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corporation for a total enterprise value of approximately more

05. February 2018 | Products

Sensors for C-slots

MZCG Sensor provider Sick has created a new sensor family for C-slot cylinders. The MZCG magnetic cylinder sensor is designed for position detection in pneumatic grippers or miniature pneumatic cylinders with more

02. February 2018 | Packaging technology

It will come to a better end

Sacmi has enlisted Robopac as its partner to improve its end-of-line technology. According to the Italian packaging machinery manufacturer, the two centres of industrial excellence have signed a more

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