News: Food

13. August 2018 | Events

Multipond: 3D cameras for changed product conditions

Weigher In future, Multipond weighing systems will automatically keep a watchful eye on the optimum product flow. According to the manufacturer, 3D cameras on the weighers, which are coupled more

02. August 2018 | N+G/Food

Cama Group: 4.0 from Italy

BTG At FachPack, Italian machinery manufacturer Cama will be presenting the recent innovations of its packaging machinery range BTG (“Break-Through Generation”), launched in 2016. With a concept of more

05. July 2018 | Economy

Ball Metalpack to be founded

Aersol can Ball Corporation and Platinum Equity have entered into joint venture and definitive purchase agreements to form Ball Metalpack. This new packaging company will be manufacturing steel containers for aerosol more

02. July 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

Labels that can be composted

Kompostierbare Etiketten German company Etiket Schiller sells biodegradable labels made of renewable resources. They reportedly allow brand owners to offer organic food, beverages or cosmetics in completely biodegradable more

28. June 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

First Signature Pack project

Signature Pack Arla Foods Germany is the first company to opt for the Signature Pack from SIG. According to the latter, this is the world’s first aseptic carton pack that is 100% linked to plant-based renewable material more

26. June 2018 | Economy

Marchesini acquires Schmucker and Creinox

Stick line The Marchesini Group took over 100 percent of Schmucker, a company from Gorizia specialized in building stickpack packaging machinery for the food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic markets. The manufacturer more

25. June 2018 | Economy

Ardagh invests in Seafood Packaging

Porthos Portugese Ardagh’s metal packaging production plant in Casablanca, Morocco, is celebrating its tenth anniversary with the announcement of an enhancement of its steel seafood can production capability more

21. June 2018 | Packaging technology

New model of the Flowmodul

Flowmodul Gerhard Schubert launched the latest model of its Flowmodul flow-wrapping component. With a targeted focus on the user, the company reportedly has improved both machine accessibility and more

20. June 2018 | Packaging technology

SIG and GE Digital do Packaging 4.0

SIG and General Electric subsidiary GE Digital have started a strategic partnership to power digital innovation in food and beverage packaging. According to the companies, SIG will deploy GE more

19. June 2018 | Packaging technology

Fawema and HDG now The Packaging Group

HQ Equita has entered a purchase agreement for a majority share in the Steindl Group, which consists of the leading packaging machinery manufacturers Fawema and HDG Verpackungsmaschinen. In the future, more

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

15. June 2018 | Economy

Maier now part of Optima

As of 1 June, Maier Packaging has become a fully-owned subsidiary of Optima packaging group. The company currently has 44 employees; it has been set up in 1985 by Stefan Maier and is now, by its own more

15. June 2018 | Events

With high-speed to the pallet

At Achema, Trapo AG is demonstrating the total concept of a compact palletizing line for exact layer palletizing in the high-speed range. According to the provider of automatic, intralogistical total 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

05. June 2018 | Products

Varex for Colombia

Varex II The Plastilene Group from Latin America has recently been serving the market for barrier and protective films with a Varex II nine-layer extrusion line measuring 2,600 millimeters in width from Windmöller & Hölscher more

01. June 2018 | Packaging materials & packs | Innovation

Flexible bag with two seals: pop, mix, enjoy

X-Dual Seal RPC bpi protec has launched the X-Dual Seal flexible packaging. According to the manufacturer it provides end-users and manufacturers across a range of markets with extended shelf-life more

24. May 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

Inventive capsule recycling

849 Nespresso and Swiss stationer Caran d'Ache have launched a pen made from recycled coffee capsules. The limited edition of the "849" pen is presented in the satin midnight blue of more

22. May 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

Monsters and glasses are winning

Fruit Glasses "Fruit Glasses" and “MonsterFruits” are the winners of the Stora Enso Recreate Packaging 2018 design competition. This year's edition of the competition focused on children's food packaging. It was more

22. May 2018 | Packaging materials & packs | Neuheit

A cube of coffee

InlineCan Since March, the organic ground coffee „Coffee³“ has been on German store shelves in Optima's InlineCan. The cube-shaped carton packaging was designed by the German machinery manufacturer in collaboration more

17. May 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

Mondi: More migration research

Mondi has entered its third scientific cooperation project with the Technical University of Graz, Austria. The manufacturer will be the industry partner and sponsor of the Christian Doppler Laboratory for more

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