News: Packaging technology

22. May 2019 | Economy

W&H: new products in its anniversary year

W&H's Executive Board Windmöller & Hölscher, German manufacturer of systems for the manufacture and processing of flexible packaging, has concluded 2018 with sales of around 895 million euros. The number of more

15. May 2019 | Economy

IMA Dairy & Food reorganized

Late last year, the machinery manufacturer IMA sold 60% of its shares in the filling brands of IMA Dairy & Food Group (Erca, Hamba-Gasti, and Hassia) to the German investor Thomas Becker. He knows the packaging industry, having already more

13. May 2019 | Economy

Sealed Air to acquire Automated Packaging Systems

US-based technology company Sealed Air announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Automated Packaging Systems (APS), a manufacturer of automated bagging systems from the US, for a purchase price more

10. May 2019 | Packaging technology

Schubert inspires visitors at ProFood Tech

Seit Ende 2015 gibt es die Niederlassung Schubert North America in Charlotte More and more international corporations, medium-sized companies and small manufacturers are opting for flexible automation solutions from Schubert – not only in Europe but also in North America. With this in mind, more

08. May 2019 | Economy

Proseal to be acquired by JBT

Traysealer Proseal, British provider of tray sealing technology to the food industry, is to be acquired by Chicago-based machinery manufacturer JBT Corporation. According to a press statement, the latter has a more

07. May 2019 | Economy

Multivac drives forward its growth

TX 710 The German Multivac Group has increased its turnover by 8.5 percent to 1.1 billion euros in 2018. This was announced by the machinery manufacturer during a press breakfast at the Iffa trade show in Frankfurt, Germany. Despite many economic and political more

01. May 2019 | Events

New thermoforming packaging machine

Die Tiefziehverpackungsmaschine PowerPak Plus reduziere den Folienverbrauch At Iffa in Frankfurt, Germany, from 4 to 9 May 2019 (Hall 8/D06), systems supplier Gea will be presenting exhibits for main applications in food processing and packaging. Key system innovations include more

28. April 2019 | Economy

Illig breaking ground in Romania

In early April, the German machinery manufacturer Illig officially broke ground together with representatives from the Romanian towns of Sibiu and more

19. April 2019 | Packaging technology

New digital printing solution for pouches

Der Digitaldruck auf Trockentonerbasis erlaube eigenen Angaben zufolge die höchste Druckqualität auf flexiblen Substraten The Dutch digital printing technology provider Xeikon presented a newly developed digital printing solution for pouches. The innovation is more

12. April 2019 | Economy

New White Paper: Containment in Pharmaceutical Packaging

Containment German machinery manufacturer Uhlmann Pac-Systeme has published a new white paper about containment. The company, that specializes in pharmaceutical packaging, describes how containment measures more

09. April 2019 | Packaging technology

Schubert surpasses sales mark for the first time

Seit 2018 ist Schubert in China, dem drittgrößten Exportmarkt für deutsche Nahrungsmittel- und Verpackungsmaschinen, vertreten Gerhard Schubert GmbH, based in Germany, will continue its growth course in 2018. With an increase in sales of 7.3 % and sales of EUR 211.5 million, the toploading packaging machine manufacturer was once more

03. April 2019 | Recycling

Sitma: all on paper

Paper Wrap Italian machinery manufacturer Sitma has invested in finding a packaging alternative to traditional thermoplastic materials, and has been developing a solution that can reconcile sustainability, production costs and mechanical performance more

01. April 2019 | Packaging technology

Heuft: Striving forwards for 40 years

Das erste Patent: Die Multisegment-Fließweiche Delta-FW für die treffsichere stehende High-Speed-Ausleitung von fehlerhaftem Leer- und Vollgut On 1 April 1979, with just twelve skilled people he knew, Bernhard Heuft started operations in Burgbrohl, Germany. In the meantime more

27. March 2019 | Recycling

Recyclability acknowledged

FreshSafe PET North America’s Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) has officially acknowledged the recyclability of KHS’ FreshSafe PET technology according to its Critical Guidance criteria. Using more

21. March 2019 | Recycling

Producing sustainable pouches

SI 280 Machinery manufacturer Volpak has developed a technology to operate with recyclable materials. According to the company, machines such as the SI 280 or the new more

20. March 2019 | Packaging technology

Stora Enso plans to focus on packaging board production

The Finnish-Swedish forest and wood company Stora Enso starts co-determination negotiations with employees at Oulu Mill in Finland. According to the company, this follows a plan to convert the paper mill into a packaging more

15. March 2019 | Packaging technology

Monobloc with multifunction

Mini-Monobloc According to US-based machinery manufacturer Filamatic, monobloc liquid filling systems are going through a renaissance. „It’s a challenging, but exciting time for equipment manufacturers,“ says more

14. March 2019 | Packaging technology

Turkish packaging company new GPA member

PrintPark in Istanbul/Türkei ist das neueste Mitglied der Global Packaging Alliance (GPA) The new partnership extends the Global Packaging Alliance's reach in the Middle East, one of the most important growing markets. The Turkish packaging more

12. March 2019 | Packaging technology

New facility in the Middle East

Die neue Anlage in Dubai umfasse ein neues Schulungs- und Demozentrum Despite all crises, the Middle East is a growing market. Now tna is expanding its presence in the region. In mid-February, a new office with more

07. March 2019 | Packaging technology

Faster dried by 30%

At the ICE Europe trade show, Baldwin Technology will present new technologies for converting and plastic film. The presentation reportedly will focus on automated cylinder Cleaning systems, Corona surface pretreatment systems, various drying systems more

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