News: Food

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

02. March 2018 | Packaging technology

Yogurt in double packs by the Flowmodul

Corner Yogurt At the Anuga FoodTec, Gerhard Schubert will be presenting a TLM system for packaging yogurt cups in flowpacks. For this purpose, the system is equipped with the Flowmodul flow-wrapping component, which 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

15. February 2018 | Packaging technology

Labels on a drink

Innoket Roland 40 At Anuga FoodTec, KHS Group will be presenting its new Innoket Roland 40 compact labeler. The Innoket Neo’s little brother has a capacity of 2,500 to 25,000 containers per hour and is thus, according to the more

13. February 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

How migration is tested

Innovia Films Video Innovia Films has launched a video about mineral oil migration. This picture explores the testing that the company has conducted and the more

12. February 2018 | Products

Vote: What's your favourite design?

Recreate Packaging 2018 New packaging designs competing for the Recreate Packaging 2018 awards by Stora Enso are now available for viewing on the competition website. The voting for the winner of the Public Choice Award is open 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

31. January 2018 | Packaging technology

Austria in Vietnam

Austrian injection moulding machine manufacturer Engel will be presenting its products at Plastics & Rubber Vietnam in March. The focus will be set on the manufacturing of food containers. The packaging industry is said to be one of the fastest growing sectors more

31. January 2018 | Packaging technology

Bizerba doubles digital printing capacity

Bizerba verdoppelt KapazitätenDigitaldruck As one the first label-printing facilities worldwide, Bizerba now operates the new Indigo 8000 Digital Press printing machine from HP at its site in Bochum, Germany. As one of Europe’s largest producers more

30. January 2018 | Packaging technology

Kolbus sets focus on packaging

Kolbus fokussiert auf Verpackung Muller Martini takes over the binding and bookline business from Kolbus. The latter sets the focus on the packaging and case making business, parts manufacturing and the foundry business. “Structural change has changed the graphic arts industry in recent years and our more

29. January 2018 | Economy

How to find future leaders

The Europe division of Crown Holdings will now start the third cycle of its Forward Initiative in order to find leader talents. Developed to train qualified engineers for future leadership positions within the Company, the metal packaging more

24. January 2018 | Events

Save the date: Global brands at Plastic Pouches conference

The US want pouches Leading industry professionals and experts from around the world will come together in Vienna, Austria, on 24-25 April 2018 for Plastic Pouches. This conference is organized by specialist plastics industry more

19. January 2018 | Products

Sushi to go in a new way

Sushi to go Coveris Rigid Polska has designed a new line of black sushi trays for sushi of “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 more

20. December 2017 | Economy

RKW Group's 60th anniversary

RKW Group's 60th anniversary This week the family-owned company RKW headquartered in Frankenthal, Germany is celebrating its 60th anniversary. It was founded in 1957 as Rheinische Kunststoffwerke, and has since developed from an SME more

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