Globalism and lifestyle shifts are pushing consumers to snack more frequently, adding to the challenges of remaining sustainable and cost-efficient. PMMI’s Jorge Izquierdo spoke to BakeryandSnacks about possible solutions.
A special PMMI group has hammered out the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) Opportunity Calculator, giving processing and packaging firms a tool to pinpoint problem areas and improve their businesses.
FoodProductionDaily.com caught up with Jorge Izquierdo, from trade association PMMI, to discuss what their latest forecasts for the US food and beverage sectors mean for packaging machinery manufacturers.
Packing machinery sales in the US are forecast to increase by seven
per cent this year to an estimated $5.91 billion (€4.7 billion),
with the upturn in the economy and the need to replace aging
equipment helping to consolidate a fourth...
Organisers of Pack Expo Las Vegas 2003 are slapping themselves on
the back and enjoying a well-earning cup of tea after a highly
successful show. The event saw visitor attendance increase by 17
per cent and international attendance...
Quick changeover capabilities, flexibility and fast speeds are the
top three machine attributes most often requested by companies
purchasing new packaging machinery, according to a recent survey of
Packaging Machinery Manufacturers...