PTL has developed an effective range of continuous melters that have been designed to melt chocolate, compound, cocoa butter, cocoa liquor, butter and various other fats that are currently used within the chocolate, biscuit, snack and dairy industries.
SureFresh, Amcor’s latest fresh produce carton that won a Sustainability Award at the 2007 Australian Packaging Awards, combines good strength with product appearance at point-of-sale and is offered as an alternative to returnable plastic crates, expanded polystyrene (EPS) and some non-recyclable wax-coated trays.
SBC Bottling and Canning S.p.a. of Italy has developed a Unique Hot Fill Technology, which is available via HBM Packaging Technologies. The equipment is specifically designed for products such as juices, isotonics and sport drinks, teas and soups.
Both aluminium and plastic cans can now be resealed by the consumer thanks to the Ball Resealable End.
The Polyflex 8/48 (12/48) from Oystar Hassia claims a reduction in packaging material costs by comparison with conventional packaging processes. The inline sleeve applicator shortens processing cycles, minimising personnel costs, and the high-precision multi-die-cutting tool produces less waste
Tamper evidence, cold-chain compliance, authenticity and more can all be ensured with the latest functional labels.
Multivac is introducing a range of thermoform machines with an extensive package of innovations. For example, a completely new basic design which simplifies and accelerates the cleaning process - not only for the visible component groups, but also for the internal machinery. Numerous constructive developments and new functions enable a further increase of machine performance, ergonomics and economy. The first model of the range, the high-performance R 535, is available.
For retailers, the shelf remains the key interface with customers. It's here that consumers decide which products to put in their trolleys. 70% of purchasing decisions are made at the point of sale (POS)