Processing & Packaging

Robots of the future.

Processing innovation: Tokyo Pack 2018

Robots of the future make their debut at Tokyo Pack 2018

By Jenny Eagle

An MiR100 portable heavy goods robot by Kantum and a flying drone called Prodroneto, which will be launched in December, made their debut at this year’s Tokyo Pack 2018.

The Mecatherm M-TA oven at IBA. Photo: Mecatherm.

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Mecatherm recognized for its M-TA bakery oven

By Jenny Eagle

Mecatherm, which makes production lines for the industrial bakery sector, has received an Innovation Award for its M-TA oven, at IBA in Munich.

Horst Bittermann with Jean-François Roche, president, ECMA.

ECMA Congress 2018

ECMA Congress welcomes Pro Carton president

By Jenny Eagle

Horst Bittermann made his debut as president of Pro Carton at the ECMA (European Carton Makers Association) Congress (September 20-21) in Riga, Latvia, this year, taking over from Roland Rex who stood down in June after eight years.