UNI Packaging has invested £1.5m ($1.4m) in its St. Helens, Lancashire manufacturing site, including a Titan SR9-DT Dual Turret Slitter, to increase its UK market share in the short run, flexible market.
Since 2008, the HMRC annual investment allowance (AIA) has been revised four times and from January 1, 2016, will drop from an interim allowance of £500k to the highest permanent AIA ever of £200k.
InnoFresh Packing, a joint company set up by the Budelpack Group and IQ Packing, both in The Netherlands, has installed its first grape packaging machine at The Greenery, processing up to 1,200 punnets per hour.
Rovema North America which designs and supplies packaging machinery for the bakery, confectionary and coffee market, among others, has acquired Rovema Packaging Machines - all of its Rovema brand-related business.
EcoCortec which manufactures biodegradable, compostable films has joined forces with its Czech distributor, Tart, to launch Cor-Pak VpCIStatic Dissipative Bubble film.
tna has acquired Unique Solutions in Chicago, US, which makes promotional labels and inserts for clients including Nestlè and Hershey’s.
International Mill in Kuwait has redesigned its packaging for its nut speciality range to improve the visual appearance and quality of its packs.
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.
Trefoan invited guests including Bosch, Nestlé, Mars and Danone, to see what it claims to be one of the largest production lines in Europe for five-layer label and packaging film last week.
Consumer trends are actively changing how food items are packaged, according to a report released at this year’s Pack Expo Las Vegas and Pharma Expo 2015.
Ishida will showcase its twin-delta robot case packer with cookbook functionality, Banner Device for promotional messages and Pot Inserter to place an accompanying dip or sauce directly into a bag, as part of its Open House next month.
Bosch has partnered with Amcor to create the best material for its SVE 2520DZ Doy Zip vertical bagger, currently used for chocolate, nuts and confectionery.
Illinois-based Hearthside Food Solutions, LLC, was cited for safety hazards after an employee lost part of their finger in a dough-cutting machine at the company’s Ohio facility.
Riggs Autopack is celebrating after partnering with Spar Group, South Africa, to create a Guinness World Record, by producing 35,000 cupcakes for the world’s largest cupcake mosaic.
Universal Robots has reached out to dairy manufacturers at this year’s International Dairy Show in Chicago with its line of collaborative robots.
Minnesota-based Angie’s Artisan Treats will be opening a new manufacturing and distribution facility in Reno, Nevada this month for Boomchickapop as popcorn's popularity rises in the US.
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is going to squeeze smaller snack players who may not have the finances and resources to implement required changes under regulations, warns a lawyer.
Kliklok, which has worked with McVities, Heinz and Twinings, has won a contract with Weetabix to pack its Alpen cereal bars and Weetabix biscuits at a factory in Kettering, UK.
Kellogg Company says it will ‘have no choice’ but to close at least one US cereal plant if union members refuse to reconsider a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) issued on employment terms.
Mackie’s Crisps has installed a third iTPS (Integrated Total Packaging System) from Ishida after relocating to a bigger factory in Errol, Perthshire, Scotland.