Packaging, labelling & coding > Detection & inspection

Wine label directory clamps down on copycat exporters

15 April, 2019

The Australian Wine Label Intellectual Property Directory aims to improve the transparency of exported labels, identify copycat labels and ensure fraudsters are held accountable.

Matthews refreshes its brand

28 March, 2019

At AUSPACK, Matthews Australasia revealed a refreshed brand and new chameleon logo that represents its adaptability.

Bringing blockchain to manufacturing

19 March, 2019

Blockchain technology is largely associated with the financial industry, but it has strong potential in other industries, such as manufacturing.

Key Technology VERYX optical sorters

22 February, 2019

The Key Technology VERYX modular platform chute-fed sorters detect and remove defects and foreign material.

Ishida IX-EN range of X-ray inspection systems

13 February, 2019

The Ishida range of X-ray inspection systems can help food manufacturers and processors comply with global safety standards.

Rosemount CT4215 Food and Beverage Leak Detection

13 February, 2019

Emerson's Rosemount CT4215 food and beverage leak detection system uses laser technology to detect leaks and reject defective packages with no production slowdown.

Eriez Xtreme metal detector with ProGrade magnets

12 February, 2019

Eriez is combining its Xtreme metal detector with ProGrade magnets to maximise the amount of metal contaminants that can be detected and removed from products.

Combating counterfeiters with a PUF

12 February, 2019

Researchers have created an 'unclonable' tag that can never be replicated, even by the manufacturer.

OAL APRIL Eye vision system

06 February, 2019

OAL has launched an artificial intelligence-based vision system, APRIL Eye, for date code verification.

Avoiding another 'needles in strawberries' crisis

04 February, 2019

Investigating the 'needles in strawberries' food tampering crisis highlights what can be done to prevent similar incidents in the future.

Sealtick TSE 6086b flexible package leak tester

01 October, 2018

The Sealtick 6086b is a non-destructive vacuum leak tester suitable for leak testing of food and pharmaceutical packaging.

How to find a needle in a strawberry

28 September, 2018

The needle in strawberries crisis is resulting in Eriez experiencing a rise in demand for its metal detection product line.

Techik TXR series X-ray inspection system

13 August, 2018

Techik X-ray inspection systems can detect a full range of contaminants, including metallic and non-metallic ones.

Mettler-Toledo X34 X-ray inspection system

25 July, 2018

The X34 X-ray inspection system from Mettler-Toledo provides detection of metal, glass, high-density plastic, mineral stone and calcified bone fragments across a range of small and medium-sized packaged foods.

Food fraud, contamination, recalls and traceability

27 June, 2018 by Miguel Campos, Export sales manager, Advanta

Golf ball material in hash browns, horse meat in hamburgers — traceability has never been more important for the food industry.

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