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Migration of nanoparticles

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

Introduction The properties of food packaging systems can be signifi cantly improved by the incorporation of nanomaterials [1,2]. For example, the addition of nanoclay particles to polymers results in a material with better mechanical, thermal, and barrier properties than the pure polymer. Active...

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Built to be consumer-friendly

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

Krones AG, Neutraubling/Germany, showcases innovations and design enhancements focussing lighter, more attractive, consumer-friendlier packages, plus eco-friendly and affordable production operations designed to reduce the total cost of ownership. One of them is the Deco Type direct printing system...

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Easy-opening for cheese

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

At interpack, the British manufacturer of plastic packaging displays its new product Bebo Swing. It integrates easy-opening, reclosing and tamper-evidence, for a variety of spreadable products such as cheese, margarine and butter. The patented design is able to be adapted for various shapes and is...

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It's not a glass

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

The US-based supplier of polyolefi ns additives Milliken, demonstrates its new ultra clear PP as cost-effective, resource effi - cient and attentiongrabbing packaging solution at interpack. According to the company, its Millad NX 8500 series sets a new clarity standard for PP comparable to glass...

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A real allrounder

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

Of course it is possible to design a modu- LAN labeller also for one or two labelling techniques. On the exhibition stand a modu- LAN machine with two self-adhesive dispensers as well as one wet glue labelling station for a label length > 200 mm is shown. Front and back labels as well as seal labels...

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White plates with green label

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

Pankaboard's cartonboard grade "Panka Plex", which is designed and widely used in food service applications, has now been granted the demanding compostability certifi cate for the substances between 190 and 240 gsm. The tests were conducted and successfully approved by the third party ISEGA...

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Closure against manipulation

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

The German manufacturer of closures Bericap, Budenheim, shows its types of closures, which combine customer satisfaction with an optimized use of materials. With its new closure for the agro-chemical industry, the company addresses the momentous problem of product forgery of chemical articles mainly...

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Dear Readers,

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

this year, the world's premier trade fair for the packaging industry and its related process industry, the 2014 interpack, will hold our attention and inspire us to gather in Düsseldorf again. 19 halls and sold out just like in 2011, a total of 174.000 m² wait to be explored. And about 2,700...

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Sustainable is ...

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

... when Tetra Pak is able to report that the company has made good progress in 2013 towards reaching the environmental goals it has set itself for 2020. In this context, the world's largest packaging group focuses primarily on developing sustainable products, decreasing its ecological footprint...

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Head of the Month

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

Hans-Joachim Boekstegers has been heading up Multivac, one of the global leaders among suppliers of packaging solutions, since 2001. As the Speaker of the Board and CEO, the energetic manager is responsible for the Group's overall strategic direction, as well as its Sales and Marketing, Strategic...

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Flashy in transit

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

According to the German E-Commerce and Distance Selling Trade Association (bevh), during the 2013 Christmas season alone, online and mail order retail racked up total sales of 10.3 billion euros, up 24 per cent from the same period in 2012. More than 82 percent of this came from E-commerce, which...

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Getting more speed

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

Central to the presence of Accraply, Minneapolis/ USA, is the launch of the Trine Model 4800 roll-fed labeling system to the European market. Offering a small footprint and quick change parts, it features advanced container-control. That delivers superior bottle handling at speeds up to 600...

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All for cheese

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

At interpack, Alpma Alpenland Maschinenbau, Rott am Inn - machine manufacturer specialized in the dairy and food industry - exhibits machines covering the whole cheese production chain at interpack, true to the motto "Milk in Shape". One of the showcases is the portion cutting machine CUT 32. Its...

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Safety for the Leo line

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

The bars, which are primary-packaged as fl ow packs, are fi rst grouped into 6, 10, 12 or 14-item bundles and inserted into cartons by a cartoning machine made by Langenpac B.V, Wijchen, a company in the Langen Group. After this, two adhesive dots are applied to close the two box side fl aps. The...

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Making the invisible visible

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

An exciting industry, technological quantum leaps, 25 years of experience and getting ever closer to the ultimate goal: safe inspection systems for any application and highest requirements. Even the invisible becomes visible. In Bickenbach, Germany, seat of scanware electronic. In time for...

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All in one

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

The German Rationator Maschinenbau exhibits its approach to fi lling and capping, which has prevailed over the years. The presentation of a highly fl exible bottle-handling, -fi lling and -capping line designed to bottle cosmetic products ranging in volume from 30 ml up to 1000 ml will convey to the...

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Environmentally holographic

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

At interpack, Comexi Group presents its solutions with low impact on the environment. The Spanish machine manufacturer with focus on the fl exible packaging industry showcases its new technology Cingular Holography which allows creating holographic effects at register on a wide variety of substrates...

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Everything for the sensitives

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

It's all about packaging processes for sensitive products. In 3,000 square meters, the Italian machine manufacturer IMA Group displays a selection of its latest processing and packaging solutions from its range of machines and complete lines. One of its showcases concerning the food and beverage...

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Faster tight with sonic

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

Considering the fundamentals of heat generation using ultrasonic vibration, it is possible to understand and predict the sealing behavior of different polyolefi n materials. During heat sealing the heat travels from the outside to the inside and the sealing jaws are at a temperature higher than the...

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Choc-packer for the small ones

VR Interpack Special 05/2014 05.05.2014

At interpack, Loesch Verpackungstechnik from Altendorf, Germany, unveils its packaging solutions for the confectionery industry. One of the showcases is a line combination the manufacturer presents together with its sister company Hastamat. The system packages napolitains in individual wrapping...

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