IBM and OATSystems have announced that they will deliver the joint RFID solutions they have marketed successfully overseas to Australia and New Zealand.
TNA has introduced ROFLO, a distribution system which claims to push product breakage and flavour loss to all-time lows.
The Powersleeve Evolution 4 high-speed shrink-wrap machines implement a floating sheath opening, rotary synchronised multi-blade graduated cutting, transfer of the sleeve by ejection and pre-positioning of the packaging by scrolling (simple, double, turned over or not).
After extensive research into the food tray sealing market, and considering equipment from seven other multinational companies, Packaging Automation's PA182 MAP-F machine was chosen by Eco Smart Technologies, based in New South Wales
Wetbone Company has launched water in a flexible drinking pouch package for dogs on the go. The dog bone-shaped pouch features two compartments with a reservoir for the purified, vitamin-enriched water at the bottom and a drinking bowl at the top
Two automated packing lines being purpose-built in the Netherlands for deVineRipe's 8.2 hectare truss tomato facility in South Australia will incorporate the first technology of its kind used in glasshouse production in Australia
UK-based Ashbury Confectionery recently gave UK converter Printing and Packaging Ltd the delicate task to design a chocolate pack with shelf impact for a new business with a retailer in Australia
In the UK a Waste & Resources Action Program (WRAP) funded project is trialing an innovative way to seal flexible film bags and pouches, which is claimed to save at least 10% of the packaging material used on those products