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Bosch Packaging boosts packaging machinery performance

Dispatches from Emballage 2012

Gemini 4 system boosts performance for Bosch

By Rod Addy

Bosch Packaging Technology's new Gemini 4 robot control system for packaging machinery could boost performance and increase production efficiency, according to the firm.

DS Smith stacking concept cuts carbon footprint

Dispatches from Emballage 2012

DS Smith stacking concept cuts carbon footprint

By Rod Addy

Manufacturers can slash outer case packaging by as much as 25% thanks to a novel box design from DS Smith Packaging that boosts stacking strength and stability in transit.

Mettler Toledo predicts future of detection systems

Dispatches from Emballage 2012

The future for detection systems

By Rod Addy

X-ray and detection systems will need to offer more than just accurate detection in the future, according to Mettler Toledo.

RPC unveils barrier packaging innovation at Emballage

Dispatches from Emballage 2012

RPC team grin, and Bear it

By Rod Addy

Packaging firm RPC was recognised for packaging innovation at the Emballage 2012 packaging materials and technology trade show in Paris for its 4kg jar nicknamed ‘Bear’, featuring multilayer barrier packaging.

Ishida offers real-time view of packaging process

Dispatches from Emballage 2012

Ishida offers real-time view of packaging process

By Rod Addy

Ishida has launched a new software suite that gives food manufacturers more accurate data about the performance of its weighing and packaging lines.

TNA Robag FXIS 3ci

Dispatches from Pack Expo 2012

TNA bagger takes firm into new markets

By Rod Addy

TNA Solutions has launched a groundbreaking bagger, delivering speedy bagging to markets the company was previously unable to reach.

WP Food convenience trends

Dispatches from IBA 2012

Quality is core in convenience, says WP Food

By Kacey Culliney from Munich

Convenience is a hyper-trend, with quality a top priority for consumers that is shaping industry development, the WP Food sales director says.

New heat recovery system saves money: WP Green

Dispatches from IBA 2012

New heat recovery system saves money: WP Green

By Kacey Culliney from Munich

Bakery firms can cut costs with a new system that reuses hot gases emitted from ovens to heat and make water for an entire production facility, head of WP Green says.

AMF, Tromp and Reading: The three-pronged bakery powerhouse?

Dispatches from IBA 2012

AMF, Tromp and Reading: The three-pronged bakery powerhouse?

By Kacey Culliney from Munich

Markel Bakery heads up a new three-pronged business that will force ahead with global infrastructure, technology synergies and take a strong market hold, according to its CEO.

Anuga FoodTec - innovation powerhouse

DISPATCHES FROM ANUGA FOODTEC

Anuga FoodTec - innovation powerhouse

By Rory Harrington

The food and beverage production industry is ramping up its innovation pipeline as a way of bucking the uncertain economic trend, Anuga FoodTec show director Peter Grothues told FoodProductionDaily.com at the event last week in Cologne, Germany.

Nestle eyeing next generation bioplastics

Nestle eyeing next generation bioplastics

By Rory Harrington

The trend for the development of next generation bioplastics will be led by the emergence of conventional materials such as polyethylene made from renewable and non-food sources, said Nestle’s global packaging chief.

Printing on food packaging: Siegwerk talks regulatory hurdles

Printing on food packaging: Siegwerk talks regulatory hurdles

By Jane Byrne

Requirements for food packaging inks under Swiss national legislation have been in force for over one year, while new rules on food packaging inks exist in Germany but in draft form; we hear about the implications of these developments for the industry.

Intertek reveals how to remain compliant under PIM

Intertek reveals how to remain compliant under PIM

By Jane Byrne

FoodProductionDaily.com caught up with regulatory experts Intertek in Düsseldorf last month to discuss the challenges for food and drink manufacturers around the Plastics Implementing Measure (PIM), which came into force last month.

Active and intelligent packaging: the future

Active and intelligent packaging: the future

By Jane Byrne

What role will active and intelligent components play in future food and drink packaging? We caught up with Chip Tonkin, director of the US based Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics at Interpack 2011 to find out.

We fear nobody, says Multivac CEO

We fear nobody, says Multivac CEO

By Rory Harrington

FoodProductionDaily.com caught up with Multivac chief Hans-Joachim Boekstegers at the recent Interpack trade show to find out what makes the German-based company tick.

Health check shows food packaging sector is robust

Dispatches from Interpack 2011

Health check shows food packaging sector is robust

By Mike Stones

Safety, sustainability and convenience were the main themes of Interpack 2011, and we caught up with the show's organisers to determine the health of the European food packaging industry.

Students give world tour of incredible packaging at Emballage

Students give world tour of incredible packaging at Emballage

By Guy Montague-Jones

Visitors to Emballage 2010 in Paris were given a world tour of ‘incredible packaging’ from students at Strate College Designers. Our camera to a look at some of their discoveries and asked what influenced their decisions.

Post recession trends in processing and packaging

Post recession trends in processing and packaging

By Rory Harrington

FoodProductionDaily.com caught up with Ishida Europe’s Torsten Giese at the Emballage show in Paris last week to discover his take on how the sector is recovering from the global recession and how this is informing development trends.

Rexam defends green credentials of beverage can

Rexam defends green credentials of beverage can

By Guy Montague-Jones

Talking from the Brau Beviale trade fair in Nuremberg, Germany, Rexam executive John Revess outlined the lobbying and marketing work needed to improve the environmental image of the beverage can.

Biofilm busting enzyme boosts plant hygiene

Biofilm busting enzyme boosts plant hygiene

By Rory Harrington

FoodProductionDaily.com caught up with Realco at the recent IPA trade show in Paris to discuss biofilms and the company’s breakthrough in tackling these slime layers that pose a constant contamination threat for food processors.

Jury rates Bizerba's single belt checkweigher on cleanability

Jury rates Bizerba's single belt checkweigher on cleanability

By Rory Harrington

FoodProductionDaily.com caught up with Bizerba at the recent IPA trade show in Paris to hear about its single-drive belt checkweigher that scooped the process management and control award in the show's innovation competition.

Seasonal Video Greetings From Decision News Media

Seasonal Video Greetings From Decision News Media

Welcome to this seasonal holiday video from Decision News Media.As we prepare to celebrate our tenth anniversary next year and first year as part of William Reed Business Media, we present 10 fun number facts about our company. And, later this week, the...

Round table: The growth of nanotech

Round table: The growth of nanotech

By Stephen Daniells

Food and nutrition is a 'hot spot' for nanotechnology, experts have said. Stephen Daniells talks to two such experts and asks where the developments are, could it really lead to a removal colours from foods, and is nanotech really like GM?

Inspiration from bread tastes past

Inspiration from bread tastes past

Puratos’ CEO talks about consumers’ tastes for bread and patisserie – past and present – and how to ensure the skills needed to work with ingredients are available in every global market.

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