“There are lots of questions about the quality of our water and where it comes from, the plastic packaging used to transport it, plus the shortage of water due to...
Performance Packaging has launched an alternative aseptic process to sterilize flexible packaging and its contents, avoiding hot-filling, retort processing, peroxide or peracetic baths and sprays, irradiation, pulsed light or electron-beam...
Olympus Automation Ltd (OAL) has kicked off the first of its kind Advanced Cooking and Cooling Technology project (ACCT) to revolutionize the ready meal industry.
Atlas Copco has agreed to acquire Leybold Vacuum, part of Oerlikon Corporation, for $514m, with the transaction to be completed in the first half of 2016.
UNI Packaging and Oui3 brand communication agency are working on a project to make the personalization and client interactive aspect of Digiflex (digital flexible printing) more accessible to clients.
EcoCortec which manufactures biodegradable, compostable films has joined forces with its Czech distributor, Tart, to launch Cor-Pak VpCIStatic Dissipative Bubble film.
UNI Packaging has further increased its capacity by investing in a second HP Indigo 20000 digital press providing a 30-inch (750mm) wide-web technology for flexible packaging and sleeves.
The world packaging machinery market will grow by 4.9% over the next three years to reach €40.3bn in 2018, according to Ucima, the Italian Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Association.
An executive at Linde claims cryogenic freezing is allows cookie manufacturers to produce a more consistent product.
Waitrose is changing the packaging for its own label Passata range, from glass jars to SIG Combibloc’s heat resistant combisafe carton pack.
tna has acquired Unique Solutions in Chicago, US, which makes promotional labels and inserts for clients including Nestlè and Hershey’s.
The global bioplastics production capacity is set to increase from around 1.7 million tonnes in 2014 to approximately 7.8 million tonnes in 2019, according to the European Bioplastics association.
Dow Chemical Company’s Packaging and Specialty Plastics business has launched INNATE Precision Packaging Resins, for flexible food packaging such as pouches, bags, liquid packaging, and stand-up pouches.
McDonald’s has announced all centrally-sourced packaging distributed across its 38 European markets is now chain-of-custody certified.
Milacron Holding's Klear Can, which is an alternative to metal cans for fruits, vegetables, soups, meat, and beverages, has passed an important food safety test and is ready for market...
DuPont Teijin Films (DTF) has partnered with a US university to allow companies to test new ways to package and prepare food.
Constantia Flexibles has opened a center for R&D of polymer films and film laminates for flexible packaging.
PepsiCo will highlight its sustainability progress across its most significant areas: water, packaging, waste, energy and agriculture at Gulfood Manufacturing 2015, in Dubai, this week (October 27).
‘In the food industry we have seen considerable adoption of robots on the packing line but as yet there has been limited use for robots in the processing of raw...
International Mill in Kuwait has redesigned its packaging for its nut speciality range to improve the visual appearance and quality of its packs.
Bakery producers in developed markets can create an intermediate category in the bread sector with high quality artisanal bread at low production costs, claims Mecatherm.
Baker Perkins has reengineered its Tweedy dough mixers to ensure machines are thoroughly cleaned far quicker and easier for bakers.
PepsiCo, Mars, Mondelēz and Fonterra will focus their efforts on the Middle East at Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai next week (October 27-29) with two conferences entitled Next Generation Manufacturing and...
‘It’s essential to learn about and eventually become a part of the local culture if you want to achieve global success’, says tna as it expands in the Middle East...
ULMA Packaging, which makes packaging for cheese, snacks and confectionery, among others, has launched the VTC 740 vertical packaging machine, suited for harsh factory environments such as wet packing rooms.