Forthglade has selected multilayer trays from RPC Bebo UK Corby for its revamped dog food range
Gilpin and Company has been awarded exclusive distribution rights in Asia-Pacific for Silgan Plastics Corporation's OMNI injection blow-moulded retort containers. The multilayer, high-barrier plastic bowls and cylinders (cups) are designed for shelf stable processed foods that can be heated in a microwave oven and served. Silgan's OMNI retort containers are suitable for categories like soup and prepared entrees because they are lightweight, portable and, above all, microwaveable. Consumers have embraced the convenience this packaging format offers.
A Canadian-invented bioactive paper has been developed that contains the ingredients to detect and ward off life-threatening bacteria and viruses like E.coli, salmonella and SARS.
An American brewing company, Coors, has released a beer bottle that changes colour when the beer is at the optimal drinking temperature.
In a partnership with Bavarian brewer Ankerbrau, Rapak has launched a bag-in-box system for the keg beer market
The Western Australian winemaker, Palandri Wine, has revealed the 'Cheer Pack' - an innovative wine product designed to suit modern lifestyles and address environmental issues
Hardy Wine Company - Australia's largest wine producer - has unveiled the Shuttle, an all-in-one, bottle-glass package
Alipack has introduced the Trito 50 label applicator head. It is an automatic self-adhesive label applicator which can be combined with an existing production line. The unit is suitable for the application of labels onto flat or slightly irregular products.
Cryovac Australia has European case-ready tray designs which can replace the old 9 x 7" food tray typically seen in retail outlets which has been the market leader for the past six years.
The Ultra-Web cartridge filters claim to create cleaner, safer air for workers, longer filter life and greater cost savings.
Burgess Printing & Packaging has developed smart tamper-evident seals that can be used for sealing cartons and other packaging material.
MAER trimmers are now available as a cost competitive solution for the production of wide mouth PET jars.
PROPAC Industrial Pty Ltd together with Zip-Pak, a leading global resealable technology provider, have introduced the first Australian-made Zip-Pak slider system at the recent AUSPACK 2005.
Zip-Pak has announced that UVA Packaging has launched a vertical form/fill/seal technology that applies slider zippers to corner-sealed and block bottom bags. The Newton 400 is capable of producing over six different types of flexible packages. The technology is suitable for pet food, powdered products and frozen food packages ranging from two to seven kilograms.
FreshPax™ is a patented oxygen absorber pioneered by Multisorb Technologies to protect packaged foods and other products against spoilage, mold growth, color change, rancidity, loss of nutritive values, insect damage and losses of quality.