News caps reduce error rate
A new range of closures reduces errors in the capping of beverages
and other food products, according to the manufacturer.
Low friction guide reduces packaging line bottlenecks
A new beaded guide that can be fitted into processing and packaging
lines allows multiple products to run side-by-side without bottle
necks, while reducing damage, its manufacturer claims.
Pneumatic bottler offers simplicity with accuracy
A new soft drinks bottling system, which uses only two pneumatics
functions, improves filling accuracy while reducing maintenance
costs, its manufacturer claims.
Crown expands easy-open closure range
Crown Closures Europe has put out three new diameters for its Ideal
brand, expanding the range for which it can be used for packing
foods and beverages.
Krones to unveil new aseptic sterilisation process
Germany-based Krones next week plans to unveil a new sterilisation
process for the aseptic filling of sensitive beverages.
Project to test lightweight glass containers in food sector
A new project launched in UK could help processors cut down on the
amount of glass they use, with the promise of costs savings and
ultimately cutting down on packaging waste.
Closure fits short neck bottles
A new closure targeting the single serve market is one of the first
designed to meet new international standards set for short neck
Winemaker creates next-generation recyclable bottle
Australian winemaker Palandri Wines has developed a new wine bottle
made from a plastic and aluminium material that can both be
recycled and save the firm costs.
New mini closure cuts bottling costs
Alcoa's Closure Systems International (CSI) division have launched
the latest edition to their closure platform that will reduce
packing weight and costs, the company claims.
Bulk imports could beat wine bottle waste
Importing wine to Britain in bulk and bottling it in lighter glass
would save money and help the environment, says a recycling agency,
which has signed up supermarkets and wine firms to trial the idea.
Software speeds up plastic bottle design, company claims
A Singapore-based company has created new software it claims will
speed up the process of designing plastic bottles.
Demand for plastic packaging forecast to grow by about 5%
US demand for plastic containers is expected to grow 4.6 per cent
annually through 2010 to be worth about $24 billion, held up in
part by the current popularity of smaller-sized beverage bottles,
according to a forecast report.
Aseptic bottle combines advantages of carton and plastic
COLOGNE, Germany: Tetra Pak yesterday launched what it claims is
the world's first aseptic carton bottle, a container with a plastic
Torque tester gets the right fit
A new series of torque testers offers a cheaper method of testing
seals at bottling plants, food and beverage companies and testing
laboratories, the manufacturer claims.
Crown wins packaging award for Thorntons
Crown has won a packaging award for, the UK confectioner, Thorntons
and new food packaging indicates that innovation is driven by