Packaging, labelling & coding

SIG combiLink information management solution

24 September, 2018 by | Supplied by: Visy Technology Systems

By connecting every machine in a filling line, SIG's combiLink collects unlimited data and shows it in preconfigured or personally designed reports.

Scientists warn BPA substitutes are not safe

19 September, 2018 by

A recent paper has revealed BPA and its replacements can cause similar problems in mice, and likely humans, for up to three generations.

Wine drinkers say cork is king

17 September, 2018 by

In a blind taste test, consumers rated the same wine as superior when they believed it was closed with a natural cork as opposed to a screw cap or a synthetic cork.

Leibinger JET One industrial inkjet printer

11 September, 2018 by | Supplied by: Leibinger

Leibinger's entry-level JET One is an industrial inkjet printer for marking and coding food packaging, beverages and consumer goods.

The re-emergence of the self-heating can

11 September, 2018 by

Hot drinks anywhere, anytime is the motto of Spanish company 42 Degrees.

Coca-Cola Amatil's Aussie manufacturing success story

10 September, 2018 by

Coca-Cola Amatil has launched the Australian-made SyLon Sports closure for Powerade bottles.

Slippery packaging to reduce food waste

05 September, 2018 by

Researchers wicked vegetable oils into the surfaces of common extruded plastics to help remove sticky foods.

Beer brewery ditches plastic for cardboard

04 September, 2018 by

Cascade is the first of the Carlton & United Breweries brands to discontinue the use of plastic six-pack ring packaging on its cans.

Alternative Engineering Date Coder Stands

01 September, 2018 by | Supplied by: Alternative Engineering

Alternative Engineering's Date Coder Stands are custom manufactured to be used anywhere there is a print head, sensor or reader being used on a conveyor system.

Predicting more accurate milk 'sell-by' dates

30 August, 2018 by

Scientists have created a predictive model that examines the emergence of spore-forming bacteria in milk and could replace 'sell-by' dates.

Clear codes on gin and whisky bottles

29 August, 2018 by | Supplied by: Linx Printing Technologies

Bruichladdich Distillery has reduced downtime on its whisky and gin lines with two laser coders from Linx Printing Technologies.

Support for tax on plastic food packaging

28 August, 2018 by

Research has revealed that 52% of UK consumers and 33% of US consumers are in favour of a tax on all plastic food packaging.

Dairy company boosts speed with wraparound packer

24 August, 2018 by | Supplied by: Gebo Cermex at Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

FrieslandCampina Thailand turned to Gebo Cermex to install an efficient end-of-line solution for its new Foremost plastic bottles, which feature a complex shape.

Predicting which packaging sucks up flavour

22 August, 2018 by

Packaging can cause food and beverages to lose their flavour by absorbing aroma molecules, but scientists have developed a mathematical method to help minimise this.

Use-by dates, shelf life and food waste

22 August, 2018 by Miguel Campos, Advanta | Supplied by: Advanta

Conservative use-by dates are causing consumers to bin food, but shelf life extension techniques are helping to tackle the food waste problem.

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