News: Packaging technology

15. January 2019 | Beverages

A new look for iced coffee

Gaya Gold Coffee Ardagh Group is manufacturing special shaped metal cans for luxury iced coffee brand Gaya Gold Coffee. The exquisitely-designed shaped can has already made an impact on the United Arab Emirates market more

15. January 2019 | Events

A bunch of innovations to be seen at ADF&PCD Paris

City Packs Over 30 companies announced to launch products new to the market at this year’s ADF&PCD in Paris. Many of these innovators will be sharing their new products, services and solutions at their more

10. January 2019 | Packaging technology

Robots learn to perceive their environment

Viper System Lithuania-based provider of mobile robotics solutions Rubedos has introduced the 3D visual perception system 'Viper'. According to the manufacturer, this system is easy to integrate, and it more

09. January 2019 | Recycling | Innovation

Shampoo drops that simply dissolve

Nohbo Drops The Nohbo Drops were launched in the market this winter. While initially, they were sold only in limited numbers, more might follow. This drop-shaped shampoo packaging consists of a film more

09. January 2019 | Economy

Italian packaging machinery continues its growth

According to the preliminary figures published by the Research Department of Ucima (Italian Automatic Packaging Machinery Manufacturers’ Association), the Italian packaging machinery's more

08. January 2019 | Economy

Marchesini grows by 12%

Cavaliere del Lavoro? The Marchesini Group continues to grow. The Italian manufacturer reportedly is to end the year with an increase in turnover of 12% compared with 2017, when the group’s consolidated figures almost more

04. January 2019 | Events

Cibus Tec to come in October

Cibus Tec The 52nd edition of Cibus Tec will take place this October in Parma, Italy. The fair, organized by KPE (Koeln Parma Exhibitions), a joint venture of Fiere di Parma and Koelnmesse, is dedicated to food processing & packaging and reportedly will more

03. January 2019 | Events

Innovations today and yesterday

CW 800-R At this year's ProSweets, Acma – a Coesia Group company and a player in the design and marketing of confectionery packaging solutions – will be presenting a blend of historical and more

02. January 2019 | Events

Processes integrated without interfaces

Inspection by camera Schubert-Pharma will inform visitors to Pharmapack in Paris of its range of packaging solutions and engineering services for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. At the heart of its offer is the seamless integration of a wide variety of processes more

02. January 2019 | Events

The sweet side of Industry 4.0

Aluminium: Thumbs up ProSweets Cologne intends to make the vision of "Industry 4.0" at the confectionary industry tangible from 27 to 30 January 2019. Flexible machines where the individualization of the products plays an increasingly more important role reportedly are under focus at the international more

28. December 2018 | Packaging technology

Human-robot collaboration planned for packaging

Smart factory Italian packaging machinery manufacturer IMA is working on a new project, which reportedly will see the first human-robot collaboration in the packaging industry. According to the more

27. December 2018 | ProSweets |

Hastamat presents its Vertical Multilane Wrapper

Firmengebäude im hessichen Lahnau Hastamat presents its Vertical Multilane Wrapper (VMW) at the ProSweets Cologne trade fair from 27th to 30th January 2019. The high performance machine efficiently packages more

27. December 2018 | Recycling

Competition "Best Recycled Plastic Product" has started

The European Association of Plastics Recycling & Recovery Organisations (EPRO) is inviting companies across Europe to enter their products for the Best Recycled Plastic Product Awards more

24. December 2018 | Packaging technology

Asian housewares: clarifier results in marketing advantage

Millad NX 8000 Asian housewares makers are using Milliken's Millad NX 8000 clarifier in order to apply the resulting UL Environmental Claim Validation (ECV) label as a marketing advantage. According to more

22. December 2018 | Packaging technology

Automatic filter integrity test for hot-air sterilization tunnels

The old test method required a great deal of manual labor on the part of the operator. The entire surface of the filter has to be scanned. The test results are printed onto heat-sensitive paper using a small external printer. The printouts, which resemble small sales receipts, then have to be glued onto the test report by the operator. The purpose of the filter integrity test for hot air sterilization tunnels is to make sure that filters are not leaking and are properly fitted, and that no ingress of unfiltered air takes place. Considering the high degree of automation in the pharmaceutical sector, this might seem too laborious a way of going about this task. more

21. December 2018 | Recycling

New technology recovers more glass for recycling

Die Autosort Color ermögliche es, Glas zu extrahieren und werthaltig zu nutzen, das sonst nicht in den Recyclingprozess gelangen würde Although glass waste is collected separately in many countries, a significant amount of recoverable glass nevertheless remains mixed-in with more

20. December 2018 | Economy

W&H: First Technology Event

Technology event package printing At the first technology event of the W&H Academy in November, 30 customers and partners informed themselves about current market developments and possibilities more

17. December 2018 | Packaging technology

10 Billion Closures in 12 Months

Der Doubleflow-Verschluss  für Speiseöl erlaube es, den Inhalt je nach Drehung der Flasche zu dosieren oder großflächig auszugießen The international manufacturer of caps and closures United Caps from Luxemburg reported that more

14. December 2018 | Economy

Barthel invests in flexo press

German label printing company Barthel Gruppe invested in a fully-automated EF 430 six-colour flexo printing press from MPS. This machine reportedly will replace an older flexo press to produce labels for the food industry more

12. December 2018 | Events

A passionate Dresden Packaging Conference

Dresdner Verpackungstagung This was already the 28th time that the packaging industry met for the Dresden Packaging Conference of the German Packaging Institute (Deutsches Verpackungsinstitut; dvi). This year's motto more

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