The Institute of Food Technologists 2013 event in Chicago drew nearly 24,000 attendees, each looking for the latest processing and packaging equipment, ingredients, testing technology and other products.
Bosch Packaging Technology recently put the finishing touches on an expanded vertical form-fill-seal (VFFS) test facility in Wisconsin, aimed to help customers ensure their line will run smoothly prior to installation back home.
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.
Bosch Packaging Technology launched multiple machines for the food and drink industry designed to cater for manufacturers’ demand for speed and versatility at trade show FachPack 2012 in Nuremberg, Germany.
Solegear Bioplastic has partnered with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) to develop new bioplastic technology and muted the first product will be commercialized by the first quarter of 2013.
US firm Caravan Ingredients showcased cracker enzyme technology that delivers greater throughput and less wastage for firms making the snack at the Institute of Food Technologists 2012 Annual Meeting & Expo, Las Vegas.
DuPont has announced the winners of its 24th packaging innovations awards – with gongs going to innovative, sustainable and collaborative solutions. Click on our picture gallery to find out which step-changing packs scooped the prestigious prizes
The packaging industry must properly embrace active and intelligent packing or face the prospect of going out of business in the next decade, declared the head of a new trade body dedicated to the technology.
BakeryAndSnacks.com spoke to Anders Filt of Franz Haas on the show floor at ProSweets 2012 about a bakery processing machine that combines three technologies that he claims can cut changeover times to 15 minutes.
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.
FoodProductionDaily.com discussed the latest modifications to JBT FoodTech's Super Agi rotary sterilisation system at the recent IPA food processing show in Paris, with the global supplier explaining how its engineering team is looking to reduce...
The demand for high-performance materials is fuelling the growth of so-called disruptive packaging technologies in the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries, said a report from consultants Pira.
Sealed Air and Clemson University have teamed up to create the Cryovac Flavour Mark Retort Laboratory, a teaching, research and service facility in the South Carolina-based university’s packaging science department.
The Australian food industry was likely to remain an importer of
innovative food and drink technology rather than an exporter, the
chairman of consumer product giant Unilever's Australasian
operations said on Friday, according...
Zimmer, a subsidiary of mg technologies, claims to have developed a
new process that manufactures blanks for PET bottles 10 per cent
more efficiently than at present. This, it says, amounts to a cost
saving of €100 per tonne of bottle...
A two-day conference on aseptic filling technologies is just one of
the events that is taking place at the Total Processing and
Packaging show in Birmingham, UK this week.
FoodProductionDaily.com will be there, and will be reporting...
The retort pouch industry needs to adopt better sealing technology
and improved systems to identify seal defects if it is to challenge
metal cans as a viable and safe means of packaging, said the key
note speaker of the forthcoming...
A nano-composite coating process to improve food packaging has been
developed. This innovation, which is designed to interact with food
to reduce oxygen levels or add flavourings and preservatives, could
put European companies ahead...
Innovation in the packaging industry is alive and well. A recent
report from ResearchandMarkets.com highlighted a number of
interesting developments, and US-based packaging firm Appleton is
yet another company pushing the boundaries...
A recent market report has uncovered a number of interesting
developments in the packaging technologies sector. As the report
points out, packaging materials are constantly evolving to meet the
demands of the marketplace.
Krones is to highlight a number of technologies for the first time,
including an inline machine for sleeving applications, a panoramic
robot and its latest aseptic capper at the forthcoming BRAU Beviale
2003 in Nuremberg, Germany.
The Institute of Packaging, the provider of packaging training and
education, and PIABC-the UK's Packaging Industry Awarding Body
Company-are to locate their stands side by side at the PPMA Show in
an effort to promote their...