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Deitz Co. Packaging Conveyors Feature Built-In Connections

January 20, 2022

Pharmafill conveyors include pre-threaded hole pattern as standard for easy addition of reject stations, spacing wheels and accessories.

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RIOS Ranked a Top 5 Robotics Startup in Food Warehouse Sector

January 20, 2022

RIOS Corporation was named a global industry leader in food sector warehouse management, and developed one of the five top robots in the industry according to StartUs Insights. StartUs analyzed 138 startups, and recognized RIOS’ innovative automation-as-a-service solutions for the food industry, and the impact of their robotic solutions and artificial intelligence (AI) technology on…

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Aptar Food + Beverage Announces New 2-Inch Ultra XLV Closure

January 5, 2022

Aptar Food + Beverage, a global leader in dispensing solutions for more than 50 years, proudly announces the 2-inch Ultra Extra Large Valve (XLV), the newest expansion to its inverted closure product line with SimpliSqueeze® technology. The 2-inch Ultra XLV is Aptar’s first stock closure offering with a valve large enough to successfully dispense very thick…

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Ossid Debuting New NextGen Weigh Price Labeler; Meat/Poultry Packaging Machinery in Booth BC10007 at IPPE

December 16, 2021

Ossid’s New NextGen Weigh Price Labeler, along with overwrappers, tray sealers and other machinery brings efficient, sustainable solutions to the meat/poultry industries. Ossid has not become the dominate player of tray packaging, weigh/labeling, tray sealing and thermoforming machinery for the meat and poultry industries by resting on its laurels – it’s new NextGen Weigh Price…

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Milliken Joins GO!PHA to Drive Adoption of Bio-Based, Biodegradable PHA Polymers in Single-Use Packaging Applications

December 14, 2021

Milliken & Company’s Chemical Division has joined the Global Organization for PHA (GO!PHA) to help address the technical and market development challenges related to polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) biodegradable biopolymers. Milliken will bring to GO!PHA its expertise in polymer chemistry to help improve the processing, performance, aesthetics and other important attributes of PHA. The goal is to…

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The Benefits of Lightweighting

November 24, 2021

By John Brown, Vice President of Global Marketing at Selig Group Reducing plastic impact With less than 10 percent of plastic packaging at present recycled[i], many companies are looking for ways to reduce the amount of plastic used in their product packaging. Lightweighting – the reduction of the overall amount of any material in a…

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Cosmo Films Ltd. launches Enhanced Barrier Metalized BOPP Film

November 23, 2021

Cosmo Films Ltd., a global leader in specialty films for flexible packaging, labeling and lamination applications as well as synthetic paper, has launched Enhanced Barrier Metalized BOPP Film specially designed for packaging applications with very high moisture and good oxygen barrier properties and high metal bond. A film specially innovated for applications like flexible packaging…

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A Guide To Pet Food Labelling

November 22, 2021

By Brindha, Contributing Writer Many people adore pets, and give more importance to them by treating them more or like an extended family member. With the rising craze for pets in every home, the pet food industry is experiencing vast growth by producing unique pet foods and supplying it to the pet owners or retailers…

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Take Advantage of Countless Opportunities for ‘Greener’ Palletization with Eco Wrap

November 18, 2021

Cortec® announced its Eco Wrap® technology for use in countless industrial applications. Eco Wrap is a specialty compostable wrapping film made with certified compostable resin plus a tackifier additive. It has been formulated to run on existing stretch film equipment by simply adjusting the tension setting. Eco Wrap is a great stretch film alternative to conventional polyethylene films…

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Overcoming Adversity with Sidel: High-Speed PET Water Line Installed for Iraqi National for Food

November 17, 2021

Sidel has successfully installed its first high-speed PET packaging line for water in Baghdad as part of the greenfield project of Iraqi National Company for industrial food (Iraqi National for Food). With a speed of 48,000 bottles per hour (bph), the outstanding line efficiency of 96 percent corresponds closely with the high sustainability standards and…

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How the Pandemic Changed Packaging Forever What We Can Expect to See More of in the Future

November 15, 2021

By Fernando Pires and Sam Moses The coronavirus pandemic resulted in a mad rush for packaging. As people remained at home, there was a boom in demand tied to food and pharmaceuticals in particular, ranging from packaging for frozen vegetables to insulin. Now that restrictions have been easing, it’s clear that new purchasing habits are…

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TIPA Continues World-Leading R&D with Launch of New HOME Compostable Transparent Laminate

November 12, 2021

INNOVATIVE COMPOSTABLE packaging manufacturer, TIPA, has announced the launch of its first home compostable, highly transparent laminate for food packaging. The new laminate has the same functionality as TIPA’s world leading T.LAM 607 but is TUV OK Home Compost certified, meaning it can be disposed of in-home composting bins where it will break down leaving…

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Graham Packaging Earns ISCC PLUS Certification

November 2, 2021

Graham Packaging, an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of innovative and sustainable packaging solutions, announced that its Evansville, Indiana location has received its International Sustainability and Carbon Certificate (ISCC) PLUS. This certification enables the site to sell customers ISCC PLUS certified post-consumer resin (PCR) created through advanced recycling. ISCC PLUS is an internationally…

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Waddington Europe Offers New Punnet That’s Easier to Recycle, Uses Less Plastic

October 12, 2021

Leading European thermoforming packaging specialist Waddington® Europe, a division of Novolex®, has launched a new 100 percent mono-material protective soft-fruit punnet thanks to the company’s revolutionary MONOAIR™ cushion technology. Traditionally, punnet bases have required an additional layer of bubble padding attached with a glue adhesive to protect soft fruit from bruising and spoiling in transit. However,…

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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…

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Dorner’s Redesigned AquaPruf Conveyor Brings Users the Latest in Food Safety Features

September 27, 2021

Dorner is never one to rest on its laurels, and that philosophy of constant improvement is shown in its newly redesigned AquaPruf Conveyor, the latest iteration of its popular selling AquaPruf sanitary conveyor platform. Dorner is an industry leader in the design, application, manufacturing and integration of precision industrial and sanitary conveyor systems. The redesigned AquaPruf…

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ProAmpac Launches QUADFLEX Recyclable Flat Bottom Pouch Technology

September 27, 2021

ProAmpac, the leader in flexible packaging and material science, announces its latest addition to the ProActive Sustainability® platform, QUADFLEX® Recyclable. The format utilizes ProAmpac’s R-2000 recyclable laminated mono polyethylene product providing the marketplace a sustainable alternative to multi-material laminates. QUADFELX Recyclable is available in either a side gusseted with flat or pinched bottom stand up…

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StePac Launches Lean and Fully Recyclable Top Seal Solution

September 27, 2021

Fresh produce packaging innovators StePac Ltd. has expanded its range of top seals with new solutions to boost the retail fresh produce packaging sector. Its newly upgraded portfolio includes lean and fully recyclable easy peel film structures designed to be sealed onto trays or containers housing produce items such as summer fruits, freshly cut fruits…

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High-Speed Curve Control for Food Tray Stability with Insert-Roller Side Flex Belting Assist

September 17, 2021

Multi-Conveyor recently built a massive system for a globally-recognized food manufacturer. The system included two tandem conveyor sections that required tray stability through high-powered 90-degree degree turns. Filled food trays are transported to the infeed end of each conveyor. Each line also discharges into a palletizer infeed which requires positive forward product movement with occasional…

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Sweden’s Best-Selling Sausages Now Wrapped in Renewable Paper-Based Packaging by Mondi

September 16, 2021

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has worked with Nordic food manufacturer HKScan to provide renewable paper-based packaging for its best-selling Falukorv sausage. Sustainable packaging is a high priority for HKScan, who sells over eight million Scan Falukorv sausages every year in Sweden alone. The company has pledged to achieve net-zero carbon dioxide…

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