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Vacuum Packaging in a New Dimension

October 8, 2021

With the VSM® Bulky, Augsburg-based MBM innovations GmbH is setting new standards in the field of vacuum packaging. The compact model in hygienic design is a perfect all-rounder for vertical packaging of large products such as ham, pieces of meat or other large and loose containers. Numerous strong performance features not only offer added value…


6 Trends in Liquid Filling

September 20, 2021

By Devin Partida, Contributing Writer Liquid filling is an essential step in many production lines. Food and drink manufacturers, cosmetics companies, and more all rely on automated liquid filling machines to maintain precision and efficiency. As such, changes in the liquid filling market have far-reaching impacts across multiple industries. Like many other industries, liquid filling…


Streamlined Canning Line Concept: Carlsberg and KHS Implement Successful Projects in China

September 14, 2021

Carlsberg, one of the leading beer companies in China, aims to improve the quality of local beers in the long term and grow together with its partners, suppliers and employees. This is to be brought about by constant modernization of existing plant equipment and the introduction of new, advanced technologies. KHS has an important role…


IWK Introduces Modular, High-Speed Top-load Cartoning Line for Prefilled Syringes, Vials & Other Fragile Pharma Containers

August 16, 2021

IWK Packaging Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of premium cartoning and tube filling equipment for the pharmaceuticals and health & beauty sectors, has introduced a modular, high-speed top-load cartoning line to meet dramatically increased demands for packaging pre-filled syringes, vials and other delicate pharma containers. The company’s IWK TL Series arrives amid continued efforts to produce…


Syntegon: Next Generation Filling Machine LFS Sets New Standards in Dairy and Food Production

August 3, 2021

The portfolio of cup filling and sealing machines from Syntegon subsidiaries Ampack GmbH, Germany, and Osgood Industries, LLC, USA has been extended with the new LFS filling machine for the dairy and food industry. Available in clean and ultra-clean hygienic executions, the LFS fills and packages liquid, viscous and pump required products, such as yogurt,…


Blister Meets Paper: Syntegon Wins German Packaging Award for Sustainable Tablet Packaging

July 29, 2021

Once again, the German Packaging Institute (Deutsches Verpackungsinstitut e.V.) has honored Syntegon with the German Packaging Award – this time in the category “Sustainability”. The jury was impressed by the sustainability and good functionality of the paper-based packaging solution “Blister meets Paper”, which should also appeal to the health- and environmentally-conscious customer in terms of…


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The Paper People Announces Certification

June 23, 2021

Elcho, Wisconsin based The Paper People LLC, announced that the company has received its official “certified recyclable” certificate from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo. The company’s new FDA approved heat sealable paper packaging uses its patent pending PaperLock™ sealing technology. PaperLock reportedly enables the user to heat seal paper bags on existing packaging machines without…


Introducing Cortec’s New VpCI-126 Vacuum Bags for Long-Term Metal Parts Packaging

May 6, 2021

Cortec® Corporation announced the release of a new high performance VpCI® packaging product: VpCI®-126 Vacuum Bags. These bags take the protection of basic VpCI®-126 Film to the next level by adding an extra barrier against moisture and oxygen for enhanced corrosion inhibition during long-term storage or harsh shipping conditions. The bags can be vacuum-packed and…


Glass Jar Sealing Research Puts Selig on Top

May 5, 2021

A new series of independent tests carried out to discover the best way to seal glass jars has put Selig’s GlassFuzeä on top. The research was commissioned by a peanut butter producer following complaints from customers relating to product spoilage. A new solution had to be found to seal the jars, as the company’s brand reputation…


Flexible Production: Meeting the Growing Demands of the Biotechnology Sector

April 20, 2021

Biotech pioneer Bavarian Nordic relies on new isolator filling line from Syntegon Technology By Matthias Angelmaier, Product Manager Barrier Systems at Syntegon Technology. Vaccines for human viral diseases are among the most successful inventions in medical history: smallpox was declared extinguished in 1980, and poliomyelitis is nearing global eradication. New vaccines employing biotech innovations are…


Pneumatic Scale Angelus Breaks Out the Bubbly With Its CB50C System

April 20, 2021

To help craft beverage producers meet the growing demand for hard seltzers, ready-to-drink (RTD) cocktails, sparkling wines and higher-carbonation beers, Pneumatic Scale Angelus (PSA), a Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Systems company with nearly 130 years of canning experience, has introduced the CB50C counter-pressure integrated canning line. Employing six individual filling heads and a single-head seamer, the CB50C…


The Highlights of the Beer Industry

April 13, 2021

Contributed by Sidel As November in the beverage industry goes under a beer sign, Olivier Goffin, Vice President Global Category Beer, Wine and Spirits at Sidel, is sharing insights about what drives the beer market nowadays and how the equipment providers like Sidel are working to mirror the market trends. The status quo: beer industry…


Growing Can Market: Coca-Cola European Partners Invests in Two KHS Lines

March 3, 2021

Since 1989, Wakefield, together with Leeds, Bradford and Huddersfield, constitutes one of the most densely populated areas in the United Kingdom, has been home to the largest soft drink factory in Europe. The Wakefield factory has a total of eight filling lines; five of these process cans with volumes of 330 and 500 milliliters, the…


TurboFil Introduces Lineup of Semi- and Fully-Automatic Vial Crimping Machines

February 16, 2021

TurboFil Packaging Machines LLC, an equipment specialist dedicated solely to the design and development of liquid filling and assembly machines, has introduced a lineup of semi- and fully automatic vial crimping machines. Offering a clean, consistent crimp for the full gamut of manufacturing applications – from R&D through scale-up and large-batch production – the CrimpTech…


Partnership Brings Sustainable Tray Format to U.S. Market

February 9, 2021

Tray sealing specialist Proseal America of Richmond, Virginia, and Idaho-based co-packing company Hudson Blaise are partnering to bring the environmentally friendly Halopack® tray format to the North American food market. Hudson Blaise has started production of the trays, using the Proseal SKR™ tray forming machine to enable these to be assembled on-line for a fast and efficient tray-forming, filling and sealing operation. Halopack is reportedly the…


Cremer Introduces Line of Hygienic, Stainless Steel Counting Equipment for More Accurate Dispensing of Individual Food Products

January 18, 2021

Cremer, a leading supplier of product counting machines in the U.S. for a wide array of applications, has launched a line of hygiene-centric counting machines designed for easy wash-down. The WD Series is reportedly designed for precise counting and dispensing of individual food products in a variety of applications where cleanliness is paramount such as…


Vaccine Logistics: ASCO CARBON DIOXIDE LTD Develops Solutions for Dry Ice Production Including Packaging

January 11, 2021

ASCO CARBON DIOXIDE LTD is expanding its product portfolio with customizable dry ice filling and transfer systems for on-site production centers. Especially when shipping the COVID-19 vaccine worldwide, an unbroken cold chain down to -80 degrees Celsius and effective work processes are crucial. The new dry ice filling system is reportedly compatible with all ASCO…


Triangle’s New Delta Bagger is Easy to Operate, Offers Improved Production

January 11, 2021

Triangle Package Machinery Company announces its new Delta vertical form fill seal (vffs) bagger. The Delta bagger is easy to operate and offers quick and easy changeovers of forming tubes, film rolls, and sealing jaws. And, with numerous smart technology features such as IO Link enabled sensors, it’s designed to grow with your business. The…


Advanced Dynamics Enjoys Record-Breaking Week

December 23, 2020

Although Christmas is just around the corner, Advanced Dynamics announced it enjoyed a business record-breaking week after installing 12 new machines. The delivery project, which was completed at businesses right across the UK, saw the Bradford-based company successfully install a mixture of labelers and new fillers. As well as installing the machines, Advanced Dynamics’ team…


Paxton’s Ionized Air Rinser Vac Improves Quality of Dairy Cups and Snack Trays

December 9, 2020

Paxton Products announced a major step forward in dairy cup and snack tray quality with the release of the Paxton Ionized Air Rinser Vac System. The Ionized Air Rinser Vac offers food and dairy packagers an effective and cost-efficient solution for removing debris — that often comes from secondary packaging — from the containers prior…