Packaging, labelling & coding

Compostable extruded tube netting

01 April, 2009 | Supplied by: BioPak

BioPak has launched BioNet compostable extruded net tubing.

Hot fillers

01 April, 2009 | Supplied by: Sidel Oceania Pty Ltd

In addition to the existing Veloce filler based on mechanical filling valve technology, Sidel is rounding out its offering with Veloce FM, a filler with an electronic flowmeter filling valve.

Label and bar code printer

01 April, 2009 | Supplied by: Label Power Pty Ltd

The Primera LX200 Barcode Label and Tag printer uses monochrome high-speed printing technology with 1200 dpi print resolution.

Metal detectors

01 April, 2009 | Supplied by: Dynamic Inspection Ltd

Dynamic Inspection has introduced a high-sensitivity metal detector for non-conductive products that is able to detect down to 1.5 mm ferrous and 2.0 mm stainless in a 350 mm high aperture. The system is suitable for dry applications such as powders, rice grains, etc. Smaller apertures detect smaller contaminants.

Label printing software

01 April, 2009 | Supplied by: Visy Technology Systems

Nicelabel labelling software features over 50 drivers for commercially available local or network-connected label printers, including Visytech’s range of CAB printers.

Automated pack grouping system

01 April, 2009 | Supplied by: JL Lennard Pty Ltd

For fast, reliable grouping of integral returnable packs, the Robobox pack grouping system provides a compactly dimensioned, flexible functional unit for pack distribution and turning, offering maximised scope for any variant of pack grouping. Since the grouping system has been designed to feature series-connected modules for three different output gradations, the concept can be optimally customised for any desired line speed, thus ensuring a high degree of flexibility in conjunction with the downstream, palletising system.

Carton closer

01 April, 2009 | Supplied by: Nupac Industries Pty Ltd

The Doboy TSC-090-tri-seal carton closer seals and closes top-loaded tri-seal paperboard cartons and is suitable for applications in the food, bakery, pharmaceutical and frozen item markets.

Desktop barcode label and receipt printer

16 March, 2009 | Supplied by:

The Zebra G-Series desktop barcode label and receipt printer range from Zebra technologies provides increased durability, ease of use and claims to provide the best value of all basic desktop thermal label printers.

Portable cap torque gauge

11 December, 2008 | Supplied by: IDM Instruments

The Mark-10 Series MGTC Cap Torque Gauge features a universal grip for caps from 16.5 to 45.7 mm diameter, providing a simple solution for basic handheld cap torque testing in packaging applications.

Mt Wellington distribution centre for CCA

02 November, 2008 by Swisslog

Coca-Cola Amatil (NZ) officially opened its multi-million-dollar, state-of-the-art distribution centre in Auckland in August 2008.

Cartoning new markets

01 November, 2008

In the fruit juice drinks and still water segments, carton packaging has lost market shares to PET in recent years, but worldwide, the use of carton packaging for beverages is still increasing.

Automated label printer applicator

13 August, 2008 | Supplied by: Peacock Bros Pty Ltd

Weber’s 3500 label printer and label applicator is for pressure-sensitive label printing and automated label application systems. In addition to offering a broad selection of high-quality print engines featuring a range of print resolutions and label dispensing speeds, the device is now available with optional RFID print-encode engines.

Rotary vacuum fill-seal machine

13 August, 2008 | Supplied by:

The RT-8BT-8VF from Leepack is a rotary vacuum fill-seal machine that is designed for handling pre-made pouches.


01 August, 2008 | Supplied by: TCL Hofmann

Based on the success of the DIN 45 closure SK 45/26 MAB MDR and the child-resistant variant SK 45/27 MAB MDR CR, Bericap has developed additional sizes with different technical features and can now offer closures for all thread profiles according to DIN 45, 44 and 60 in a uniform, attractive design for all sizes.

Lightweighted hotfill PET

01 August, 2008 | Supplied by: HBM Packaging Technologies

Manufacturer of PET stretch blow moulding machines for the production of PET bottles, SIPA has developed lightweighting technologies for hot fill PET bottles used in the juice, tea, isotonic and flavoured-water markets.

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