LifeCycle selects Cardia to develop compostable bin bags

LifeCycle Products has selected Australian renewable packaging products manufacturer Cardia Bioplastics to deliver $65,000 worth of compostable bag and waste management products for the company.

Posted by on 16 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

BERHALTER-Die-Cutting Systems

The name BERHALTER is synonymous with the production of innovative and customised die-cutting systems. 50 years of experience, ongoing further development and the constant adjustment of our company's...

Posted by on 16 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

Cremer-Counting Machines and Packaging Lines

Cremer Speciaalmachines B.V. is a Dutch company which is specialized in developing and manufacturing product counting and packaging systems. Since its foundation in 1949, Cremer has become the leadin...

Posted by on 16 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

Sonoco to construct Malaysia can manufacturing plant

Packaging services provider Sonoco will invest approximately $20m to build a composite can manufacturing plant for the packaging of snacks in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Posted by on 16 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

Metallized Labelling for Lurpak

When leading dairy producer Arla Foods wanted to update the Lurpak® Spreadables packaging, they were looking for three things: protection, sustainability and shelf appeal.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

Companies develop automatic big-bag-filling system

Finland-based packaging automation solutions provider Erkomat has developed a new fully automatic big-bag-filling system in collaboration with Thrace Polybulk.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

EuroCommerce raises concerns over costly plastic bag alternatives

European retail and wholesale representative EuroCommerce has raised concerns about the effect on profits of EU legislation to replace plastic carrier bags used for fruit and vegetables.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

BERICAPValve on French Honey

It is now more than a year since BERICAP first launched the BERICAPValve dosing valve on the market.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 10:51 am

Proofware: Cloud-Based Brand Packaging Inspection

Proofware is the first all-in-one, cloud-based packaging inspection suite.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 9:10 am

Fast and Accurate Inspection for all Printed Components

Scan-TVS is an inspection system designed for the complete inspection of proofs, labels, cartons and press sheets.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 9:10 am

Scan Wet-ink: Wet Ink Roll Scanner

Traditional inspection techniques cannot effectively scan wet ink. The mechanisms within the unit are will absorb or smudge the ink during scanning operations.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 9:10 am

FlexCart™ Liquid Dosing System

FlexCart is the latest generation proprietary liquid dosing system from ColorMatrix.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 8:39 am

Spanish Sweets and Lollipops Wrapped in Fast BOPP Film

Innovia Films' fast sealing, Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) film is being used by a Spanish confectionery manufacturer to individually wrap its range of lollipops and sweets.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 6:34 am

Mengniu triples carton packs production with Tetra Pak's filling machine

Chinese dairy firm Mengniu has tripled the production capacity of its Tetra Prisma aseptic carton packs with the installation of Tetra Pak's A3/speed filling machine.

Posted by on 14 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

Fonti Di Posina installs Sidel's bottling line in Italy

Italian bottler Fonti Di Posina has installed a new bottling line from Sidel in a filling hall at its Posina Valley facility.

Posted by on 14 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

Qatar urges food sellers to follow food packaging guidelines

The Qatar General Organisation for Standards and Metrology has released a statement reminding food producers, distributors and vendors that they are required to strictly follow safety guidelines set for food packaging materials.

Posted by on 13 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

Ardagh secures regulatory approval to purchase Saint-Gobain Containers

European packaging products manufacturer Ardagh has agreed with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to sell six of its nine US glass container manufacturing plants in order to acquire Saint-Gobain for $1.7bn.

Posted by on 13 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

NCG Plastic Recycling Centre, Erkelenz

Mauser Group’s wholly owned subsidiary National Container Group (NCG) opened its new plastic recycling facility located in Erkelenz, Germany, in February 2014.

Posted by on 11 April 2014 | 9:20 am

Brigl & Bergmeister to modernise Austria label printing mill

Austrian papers manufacturer Brigl & Bergmeister will modernise its existing Metso quality control system located at its Niklasdorf mill to extend the lifecycle of the whole label paper production line.

Posted by on 10 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

Krones introduces new technology for direct printing on plastic containers

Germany-based packaging firm Krones has developed the DecoType direct printing system for plastic containers made of PET, PP or PE.

Posted by on 10 April 2014 | 6:00 pm