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
The MPFMP-060 semi-automatic pocket filler dispenses clean, accurate portions of a wide range of difficult-to-fill products, such as cooked rice or pastas, cut vegetables and fruit, prepared salads, cereal, seafood and shredded meats into a variety of containers including trays, cups, plates, jars and pouches.
Multi-Fill of Utah USA specialise in the manufacture of semi-automatic and automatic volumetric fillers for the home meal replacement and convenience foods industries and are represented in Oceania by HBM Packaging Technologies.
The KHS Innofill DRV is a filling system especially developed for the filling of soft drinks in PET bottles. Several versions of the Innofill DRV are available that are entirely oriented towards the product range to be filled by each beverage operation. From the 0.1 L PET bottle up to the 5 L size, this filler is capable of processing all bottle sizes and shapes. The maximum filling capacity of the Innofill DRV is 80,000 bottles/h.
Sleever International has provided a labelling answer for a new Cadbury chewing gum
Groupe Jacquet, of the Limagrain group, is a major bakery with facilities throughout France and Belgium, shipping over 70,000 boxes of bread a day to hundreds of customers
Radio frequency identification (RFID) using GS1 global standards can improve productivity, reduce delivery processing times and open up visibility throughout the supply chain for the benefit of all trading partners, according to a multi-industry Australian consortium.
Radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies can make a major contribution to New Zealandâ€™s economic development, according to Auckland University of Technology (AUT) and the New Zealand RFID Pathfinder Group.
Philip E Nelson, president of the Institute of Food Technologists in 2002 and food science professor at Purdue University, has been recognised as the 2007 recipient of the World Food Prize.
Gilpin and Company has been awarded exclusive distribution rights in Asia-Pacific for Silgan Plastics Corporation's OMNI injection blow-moulded retort containers. The multilayer, high-barrier plastic bowls and cylinders (cups) are designed for shelf stable processed foods that can be heated in a microwave oven and served. Silgan's OMNI retort containers are suitable for categories like soup and prepared entrees because they are lightweight, portable and, above all, microwaveable. Consumers have embraced the convenience this packaging format offers.
Goodman Packaging Equipment from Chicago, USA is one the global leaders for top load case packing machinery.