News: Packaging technology

19. September 2018 | Packaging technology

focus FachPack

focus FachPack 1,500 exhibitors will be showing their new items; the organizers are expecting more than 40,000 visitors from the trade. In addition, for the first time, this European trade fair for packaging, processes, more

19. September 2018 | Economy

Krones growing in China

Modulfill VFS Krones has acquired the Chinese supplier Shanghai Xiantong Equipment Installation effective 1 September. The company has been a partner to the German manufacturer in the field of process technology more

19. September 2018 | Economy

SIG going public in late September

Heat & Go SIG, a Swiss supplier of aseptic packaging and the related machinery for the food and beverage industries, has announced that it plans to be listed on the Swiss stock exchange by the end of September. The more

18. September 2018 | Events

Kern: Packaging system on demand

PackOnTime MI750 At FachPack, Switzerland-based company Kern will be presenting its Multi Format Packaging System for tailor-made packages PackOnTime MI750 more

04. September 2018 | Packaging technology

Red Dot Award goes to Bosch

AFG 5000 The filling and closing machine AFG 5000 from Bosch Packaging Technology recently received a “Red Dot Award” in the category of product design. The assessment was carried out by a 40-member more

29. August 2018 | Packaging technology

Here come the best packaging ideas of the year

Blubberboot The winners of the international competition German Packaging Award 2018 are announced. 226 submissions from ten nations went under the critical eyes of a specialist and main jury. In the end, 40 more

22. August 2018 | Economy

Krones wants to expand production in the USA

Kronseder and Klenk In an interview with a German daily newspaper, Krones' CEO Christoph Klenk and Supervisory Board Chairman Volker Kronseder have described their USA plans. Based on these, the company is preparing to more

22. August 2018 | Economy

SIG might want to go public

Signature Pack According to media reports, the Swiss company SIG is planning to go public. Its owner Onex, a Canadian investment firm, is said to be preparing for the sale of its shares. Financial experts' estimates more

16. August 2018 | Events

Loesch: Wrapping head with product protection

RCB-HS At FachPack, German machinery manufacturer Loesch Verpackungstechnik is exhibiting its RCB-HS wrapping head machine. This machine reportedly is designed for the packaging of small-sized chocolate more

09. August 2018 | Marketing | Innovation

Microwavable Combibloc

Heat & Go Packaging company SIG has launched “Heat & Go” as a microwavable carton packaging at the size of Combibloc Mini 200 milliliters. This development is said to answer the growing demand for hot drinks 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

20. July 2018 | Economy

Engel strives for the installation of marketplaces

Dr. Stefan Engleder Next year a pilot factory for interdisciplinary, platform-based cooperation is being created at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria. In the LIT Factory, Austrian inject moulding machinery more

09. July 2018 | Economy

Increase in sales at Uhlmann

Uhlmann @ Achema Last business year, German machinery manufacturer Uhlman Group has increased its sales by approximately 10 percent and its workforce by nearly 8 percent. According to the group, generated sales amounted more

04. July 2018 | Economy

New alliance combines Coating and Converting

TDC125 Optima life science and Coatema Coating Machinery have founded Comedco. They jointly assist pharmaceutical companies with their start into the manufacturing and packaging process of transdermal more

29. June 2018 | Events

Robots fill syringes

Steriline @ Achema At Achema, Italian machinery manufacturer Steriline was showcasing a selection of its robotic solutions for the aseptic processing market. One of them was the Robotic Nest Filling Line (RNFM), which can fill 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 | Economy

Sotemapack joins Robopac

Italian manufacturer Sotemapack now joins the Robopac group. With a turnover totalling around 10 million euros, the company reportedly operates within a modern, efficient production facility located in 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

18. June 2018 | Events

A two-story-booth for pharma production

At Achema, Medipak Systems was presenting a holistic approach to pharma production by showcasing a "two-story booth." On the ground floor of the booth visitors experienced the integration on the shop more

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