News: Packaging technology

11. April 2018 | Packaging technology

A higher standard at Anuga FoodTec

Visitors to the Cama stand at Anuga FoodTec in Cologne were able to experience the new IF318 Fully Robotized Monoblock Loading Unit. According to the Italian manufacturer, this system is a “pitch-less” more

09. April 2018 | Economy

Optima with growth and expansion

Digital Service The Optima packaging group increased their revenue to 350 million euros in 2017. According to the machinery manufacturer, that is based in Schwäbisch-Hall, Germany, this is the highest revenue in the company’s history. 85% of the revenue reportedly was attained abroad more

06. April 2018 | Packaging technology

Equipped for Intralogistics 4.0

Evolution SoniXs MS-6 At this year's Cemat, German strapping machine provider Mosca will be presenting the Evolution SoniXs MS-6 ans MS-6-H. They were developed especially for bulky, heavy packages. The SoniXs MS-6‘s side sealing more

05. April 2018 | Packaging technology

BOPP line in Turkey

Polibak A.S., one of the leading plastic film producers in Turkey, has been producing BOPP and CPP film since 1994. The company has two facilities in Izmir which reportedly have a current annual production more

05. April 2018 | Packaging technology

Get to know the Chinese food packaging regulations

New factory in China In its webinar programme for food safety topics, Henkel will give an "Introduction to Chinese regulations for food packaging" on Wednesday, 11 April. Nini Lin from Product Safety & Regulatory 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 | Economy

W&H expands its leading position

W&H managing board In 2017 Windmöller & Hölscher expanded its position as the market leader in all three of its product areas comprising extrusion, printing and conversion. According to the manufacturer of machinery 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

27. March 2018 | Packaging technology

Sliced and directly packaged

Integrated line concept At Anuga Foodtec in Cologne, Germany, Weber Maschinenbau presented its extended performance portfolio with new complete line concepts for the cold cuts production. With the thermoformer Vmax, the machinery manufacturer introduced its first original high-performance more

26. March 2018 | Economy

Pro Plastics Strategy

Hans-Joachim Boekstegers As part of a press breakfast at Anuga FoodTec in Cologne, Germany, machinery manufacturer Multivac has introduced a catalogue of measures for supporting the EU's Plastics Strategy. “We are more

20. March 2018 | Packaging technology

Flexible wrapping at high speed

SW 700-D In 2018, Acma will focus on research & development, aiming at improving the quality of its manufacturing processes and supporting the digitalization process under way. According to the company of the Coesia Group, specialized in the design, manufacturing and marketing more

19. March 2018 | Economy

Krones continues to grow

Krones: Strong 4th quarter Krones has increased its revenue 8.8% year-on-year to almost 3.7 billion euros in 2017. Adjusted for acquisitions, revenue was up 7.2%. According to the manufacturer of filling and packaging 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

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

07. March 2018 | Events

Smart machine needs no pitch

IF318 At Anuga Foodtech, Italian manufacturer Cama will be presenting its IF318 Fully Robotized Monoblock Loading Unit, a “pitch-less” integrated platform for forming/loading/closing food and non-food 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

05. March 2018 | Economy

Optel is to enable a complete end-to-end traceability

Optel Group, provider of traceability systems, is expanding its traceability offering through the acquisition of Geotraceability. Consisting of two entities, one in Canada and the other in the United Kingdom, the acquired company reportedly develops advanced 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

27. February 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

Bobst: further increase in performance

Swiss-based Bobst Group achieved consolidated sales of 1,327 million euros in 2017. This respresents an increase of 71.18 million euros, or 5.7%, compared to 2016. According to the supplier of equipment and services to the packaging and label industries, the operating result more

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