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interpack 2023: Syntegon Presents Flexible and Efficient Systems for Cookies and Bars

March 17, 2023

Syntegon showcases its line expertise in horizontal packaging solutions for cookies and bars at interpack. Innovative Intelligent Direct Handling system offers format flexibility for cookies and crackers High-speed bar system for maximum efficiency with new wireless HMI Sustainable packaging for cookies and bars made of paper and mono-material The new Syntegon IDH is at the…


Outlaw Snax Sees Untapped Potential in Tortilla Chips

March 6, 2023

Vertical Form, Fill & Seal Equipment Simplifies Operations By Christine Duncan, Marketing Manager, Flexibles and Trays for Matrix and Ossid, both ProMach brands Picking up a bag of tortilla chips from the grocery store rarely inspires much excitement. Most of the time, these relatively tasteless snacks are used as a vessel to scoop up more…


Combining Protection and Sustainability Prevents Food Waste

March 3, 2023

Discover Food Processing & Packaging Solutions  Featured May 4-10 at interpack By Doris Bünnagel, freelance packaging editor on behalf of Messe Düsseldorf Food packaging today is so much more than just protecting the individual product. It is true that the most important function, from the moment of packaging throughout transport, storage and retail, is to ensure…


The Need for More Inclusive Packaging in the Food and Beverage Industry

February 15, 2023

Take the struggle out of opening every day consumer products By Brandon Bach, President at CCT We’ve all been there before – struggling to open a stubborn jar of pickles, pasta sauce or other favorite food item. Sometimes we call in reinforcements for help, while other times we try opening “hacks” like banging a jar…


What Do Consumers Want From Cheese Packaging?

February 15, 2023

Reclosable Flexible Packaging Goes the Extra Mile By Gianni Holzem, Commercial Sales Director, Reynolds Consumer Products at Fresh-Lock® It is important for cheese packagers to captivate the consumer’s attention by differentiating their product on the shelf. When it comes to cheese, the sheer variety and their unique storage needs pose a special challenge for packaging.…


Ossid ReeFlow 50 Machine

Ossid Flexes its Packaging Muscle for the Food and Medical Device Industries in Booth 5239 at WestPack 2023

February 3, 2023

See how the Reepack ReeFlow 50 Horizontal Flow Wrapper can improve speed and operational experience for your next food or medical device packaging application. Ossid, a ProMach brand, is well known for its packaging expertise within the food industry, but did you know they also excel in medical device packaging as well? Ossid will be…


Mettler-Toledo to Showcase Smart Solutions at Interpack Which Help Boost Food Manufacturing Productivity

January 31, 2023

Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection will bring a message of productivity and integration to the Interpack trade show in May 2023. The company will show a wide range of smart product inspection systems. All solutions are positioned to help food manufacturers tackle the increasing need for digitalization in the marketplace, as well as helping combat rising manufacturing…


This Year, Containers & Materials Matter More

January 16, 2023

Packaging Creates a More Relevant Role For Products in the Lives of Consumers By Pedro Goncalves, VP of Marketing, Tetra Pak U.S. and Canada The future looks bright in 2023 as food and beverage packaging will do more to help brands stay strong and relevant. Consumers are turning to products that are not only convenient,…


METTLER TOLEDO to Demonstrate its Latest Product Inspection Solutions at IPPE 2023

January 12, 2023

METTLER TOLEDO Product Inspection will demonstrate a variety of inspection systems for the meat and poultry industries in booth #C13131 at the International Poultry and Processing Expo, being held at Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, January 24-26, 2023. The company will run live demonstrations on two X36 x-ray inspection systems, including the new dual-energy DXD …


A Dynamic Duo – Quest and Ossid Team Up to Demonstrate Robotic Protein Packaging Automation at IPPE 2023

January 11, 2023

Quest and Ossid, two leading manufacturers within the ProMach family of brands, are teaming up to demonstrate an integrated robotic packaging line in booth C12813 at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE), Jan. 24-26, 2023, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. This integrated packaging line demonstrates a versatile Quest QP100 Robotic primary…


Quest QP100 Automated Direct Food Handling Solution

January 3, 2023



BASF and StePac Partner to Develop Sustainable Packaging for Shelf-life Extension of Fresh Produce

December 14, 2022

BASF SE and StePac Ltd. have joined forces to create the next generation of sustainable packaging specifically for the fresh produce sector. Supplying StePac with its Ultramid® Ccycled™, a chemically recycled polyamide 6, BASF will provide its partner greater flexibility to advance contact-sensitive packaging formats to a higher sustainable standard within the circular economy. Colombian passion…


IMA DAIRY & FOOD Assumes North American Sales & Marketing Responsibilities for Extrusion Blow Molding Machinery Specialist AlphaMAC

November 9, 2022

AlphaMAC’s fully electric equipment portfolio uses 50% less energy than most legacy machinery, and IMA Dairy & Food USA has assumed sales, marketing and service responsibilities for the extrusion blow mold machinery supplier. In North America, AlphaMAC equipment will meet an emerging need for modern, reliable equipment that is energy efficient. For example, currently one…


TekniPlex Consumer Products Acquires Ematec, Expanding Portfolio of Sustainable Materials Science Solutions for Fresh Foods

November 2, 2022

The Mexico-based manufacturer is the newest move from TekniPlex to continue its expansion in molded fiber. TekniPlex Consumer Products, a globally integrated provider of innovative solutions through materials science and manufacturing technologies, acquired Empaques Moldeados de America Tecnologias  S. de R.L. de C.V. (EMATEC), a Mexico-based manufacturer of molded fiber packaging solutions for eggs, produce,…


Aptar Food + Beverage – Food Protection to Demonstrate InvisiShield™ Technology Deployment with Proseal Equipment at IFPA Global Produce and Floral Show

October 19, 2022

Aptar Food + Beverage – Food Protection, part of AptarGroup, Inc. and a leader in active material science food safety solutions, will demonstrate the InvisiShield™ antimicrobial delivery system deployment process on Proseal’s GT0 machine at the IFPA Global Floral and Produce Show, Booth 127, October 27-29 in Orlando, Florida. The InvisiShield™ antimicrobial system leverages Aptar…


Arevalo Safeguards Tortilla Quality with Metal Detection

September 27, 2022

Arevalo Foods offers one of the largest selections of tortillas in the world. This family-owned processor produces more than 3.5 million tortillas per day at their state-of-the-art facility in Montebello, CA, USA. To support their double digit growth over the past few years, Arevalo installed three of Mettler-Toledo Safeline’s Profile Advantage metal detectors to help…


UPM Specialty Papers Introduces Heat Sealable and Recyclable Barrier Papers for Dry and Frozen Foods

September 14, 2022

UPM Specialty Papers presents the latest innovative additions to its extensive selection of sustainable and recyclable packaging papers. UPM Confidio™ and UPM Confidio™ Pro combine moisture and grease resistance with excellent heat sealing properties. UPM Specialty Papers adds heat sealable products to UPM’s wide packaging product portfolio. This ground-breaking feature allows for a streamlined conversion process and an accelerated time-to-market. Made from renewable fibres, UPM Confidio and UPM Confidio Pro are repulpable and…


Compatible Solutions for Green Pet Food Packaging

September 7, 2022

Collaboration and Compatible Machinery Pave the Way for Sustainable Packaging By Troy Snader, Sr. Vice President of Business Development, ProMach’s Secondary Packaging Group Walk through any pet store and you will see just how popular organic dog and cat food has become. According to petkeen.com, a staggering $22.8 billion was spent on organic pet food…


Yogurt Cups: Why Material and Size Matters

August 8, 2022

Strategic Packaging Choices Boost Branding and Sustainability By Fabien Jégo,  Design Leader of Packaging & Packaging Industrialization at Synerlink Yogurt cups seem simple. Consumers may not know why one brand’s food cup is more appealing than another, why a cup looks and feels the way it does, or how it ends up conveniently face-out on…


How to Boost the Recyclability of Multipacks

August 8, 2022

Cartonboard Secondary Packaging Bundles Sustainability and Shelf Appeal By Jeff Wintring, Chief Technology Officer at R.A. Jones Few topics live higher on the agenda for U.S. food producers today than sustainability, and the role packaging plays in planet health. With nine out of 12 top U.S. retailers committing to bold initiatives to move all plastic…