Packaging, labelling & coding > Packaging machinery

Active packaging

06 December, 2005

The way in which active and smart packaging can secure the quality and freshness of products is a highly topical issue for both the food processing and packaging industries


Bottled water

05 December, 2005

As the largest growing beverage worldwide, bottled water manufacturers are rapidly growing in numbers. But as a packaged food product like any other, bottled water is also in constant need of safety controls to ensure superior quality for its consumers.


Powder filler

14 November, 2005

Amtec has released the Powderpak D480R powder filler designed around the ability to pack powdered product at a rate of up to 480 x 25 kg bags per hour into either multiwall sacks or plastic/poly bags.


Cap sealer interface

23 September, 2005

Enercon's microprocessor controlled interface for the Super Seal Deluxe and Super Seal Max controls, monitors and displays all critical performance, inspection and operational criteria for cap sealing, inspection and Enercon's e-jector rejection system.


Wood packaging for export trade

18 August, 2005

SAI Global has been accredited by JAS-ANZ to certify products under the Australian Wood Packaging Certification Scheme (AWPCS). The Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS) has established this scheme to help Australian exporters meet the international standard for treated wood packaging used in the export trade.


Cardboard sleever

15 August, 2005

Pack Service offers a range of equipment for the automatic packaging of individual containers and multi-packs, specialising in cardboard sleevers, cartoners and overpackers, particularly for the dairy sector.


Better packaging through professionalism

25 May, 2005

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) is re-designing its website, taking the association into the world of email, online newsletters, up-to-date-news, events, technical papers and more. The AIP website will be the main communication tool from 2005 to members, supporters and industry and van be visited at www.aipack.com.au


Vertical and horizontal case packers

17 March, 2005

Mondo & Scaglione of Canelli, Italy, present their upgraded Case Packing Machine which can package wine bottles using the traditional vertical system, or horizontally, with the automatic introduction of a cardboard divider.


Wraparound case packer

17 February, 2005

To complement their renowned ALTAIR N Series medium to high speed continuous motion wraparound case packers for outputs up to 80 cases per minute, OCME of Parma Italy have released their new "baby", the ALTAIR X Series, for outputs up to 30 cases per minute.


Canning changes

04 February, 2005

The Canned Food Information Service (CFIS) has changed its name to the Canned Food Industry Association (CFIA).


All-round packaging

17 January, 2005

To meet the multifaceted requirements for flexible packaging versatility, Krones AG is now, with Modulpac, offering a concept providing options for all-round packaging.


UHT milk in PET - Milk with a 90 day refrigerated shelf life

06 December, 2004 by Franco Tomba - Krones Italy, Garda

Centrale del Latte di Brescia (Italy) sterilises its products by directly injecting steam at 148°C. Steam injection provides quality advantages, explains Technical Director Paolo Bonometti


Layer picking bears fruit

06 December, 2004

The drive by retailers for smaller, more frequent deliveries is forcing suppliers to re-evaluate how they deliver goods to major retailers' distribution centres


Adhesive melter

29 October, 2004

DuraBlue 50 adhesive melters claim to deliver simplicity, reliability, durability and performance to product assembly, packaging and paperboard converting operations.


Filling system

29 October, 2004

The MPF (multi-purpose filler) deposits products such as: cooked pastas (short and long goods), cooked/IQF rice, couscous/tabouleh, various fruits and vegetables, refrigerated salads, and others, into many types of containers (trays, plates, cups, bowls, cans, bags, jars, etc) at speeds from 20 up to 120 containers a minute.


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