Packaging, labelling & coding

Suntory Beverage & Food uses Asahi Kasei water-washable plates for labels

19 April, 2024

Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd has switched to AWP water-washable flexographic plates for the printing of beverage labels in Japan.

Parkside Recoflex recyclable paper-based packaging

15 April, 2024 | Supplied by: Parkside

Parkside's Recoflex is a range of recyclable, paper-based, flexible packaging materials.

Vacuum pumps for fish packaging

15 April, 2024 | Supplied by: Atlas Copco Compressors Australia

A vacuum solution from Atlas Copco is used for the energy-efficient production of EPS boxes used for transporting fish in the cold chain.

Second AIP State of Industry Webinar

11 April, 2024

Registrations are open for the second AIP State of Industry Webinar.

Innovia Films RayoFloat white APO (WAPO) floatable shrink sleeves

10 April, 2024 | Supplied by: Innovia Films Pty Ltd

Innovia Films launches white floatable PO shrink film for light-sensitive products.

Parkside Popflex lidding film

10 April, 2024 | Supplied by: Parkside

The Parkside Popflex lidding film provides a recyclable solution for fresh produce packers and growers.

Optimised system for bottle washing machine

10 April, 2024 | Supplied by: KHS Pacific Pty Ltd

A water bottle facility in Germany implemented a system for bottle washing which is reducing deposits on machines, lengthening cleaning intervals and more.

IFPA A-NZ calls for national approach to fruit sticker ban

10 April, 2024

IFPA A-NZ  would prefer to see a nationally consistent rather than state-based approach to banning plastic non-compostable PLU produce stickers.

Klöckner Pentaplast Tray2Tray 100% rPET tray

09 April, 2024 | Supplied by: Klockner Pentaplast (Australia) Pty Ltd

Klöckner Pentaplast (kp) has launched food packaging trays comprising 100% recycled PET (rPET) deriving exclusively from trays.

HERMA self-adhesive biodegradable labels

05 April, 2024 | Supplied by: HERMA

Two HERMA labels with the adhesive 62Q have now passed compostability tests in accordance with the Australian standard AS 5810.

Sidel RoboAccess_Pal S palletising solution

04 April, 2024 | Supplied by: Sidel Oceania Pty Ltd

Sidel's RoboAccess_Pal S is a palletising solution combining robotic and cobotic systems for the food processing market.

Four attributes food processers look for in equipment

04 April, 2024 | Supplied by: Heat and Control Pty Ltd

At APPEX 2024, Heat and Control noticed visitors were looking for solutions and equipment that can acheive four distinct roles.

Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards for ANZ open for entry

27 March, 2024

Entries close 3 May for the 2024 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design (PIDA) Awards for ANZ.

Choc, paper, scissors: chocolate bars with 100% paper packaging

26 March, 2024

Koehler Paper and chocolate manufacturer nucao are collaborating to produce what are claimed to be Germany's first chocolate bars with 100% paper packaging.

Sustainabili-tea: compostable teabags in hotel sector

26 March, 2024

In the UK, packaging specialist Parkside has partnered with tea brand Hoogly to develop a range of compostable teabags for the hotel and hospitality sector.

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