Packaging was once there simply to protect the contents, but modern packaging can do a lot more than this. Modern packages can think for themselves, remind us, extend shelf life, be heated at the press of a button and influence our senses with their appearance, odour and feel. Some of them can even speak.
The easy-to-use, VERYX belt-fed digital sorter features sustainable all-sided surface inspection, multi-sensor Pixel Fusion, high-resolution cameras and laser sensors. The sorter can detect and eject products with sub-millimetre size defects and foreign material while virtually eliminating false rejects.
Multivac's packaging technology extends the shelf life of fish and seafood and provides attractive presentation at the point of sale.
Swedish supermarket chain ICA is going to eliminate millions of packaging units by having its organic fruits and vegetables laser marked, rather than packed in plastic foil or having stickers applied.
Honeywell is alleging that Code Corp infringed its patents regarding the speed and ease of use of barcode readers.
KHS has collaborated with packaging manufacturer Gerhard Schubert to supply a compact, multifunctional packaging block to meet the growing needs of a Swiss brewery.
Amcor has introduced the VentoT, a packaging system with built-in venting control for ground coffee and whole beans.
CANVERA Polyolefin Dispersions from Dow Coating Materials is an effective, drop-in alternative to epoxy-based metal can coatings.