Packaging, labelling & coding

Extending fresh produce shelf life

07 August, 2018

Woolworths is sponsoring research at the ARC Training Centre for Innovative Horticultural Products aimed at extending the shelf life of fresh produce.

Trojan T3-OP overprinting system

01 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

The TrojanLabel T3-OP is a 4-colour overprinter that prints directly onto materials which have an absorbent or ink receptive surface.

Ecolean EL6 and EL3+ filling machines

31 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Ecolean AB

Ecolean has launched EL6 and EL3+ filling machines for aseptic portion- and family-sized packages.

Advantra LT 9135 low-temperature hot melt adhesive

30 July, 2018 | Supplied by: HB Fuller Company

H.B. Fuller Company has launched a low-temperature hot melt adhesive, Advantra LT 9135, which achieves strong bonding quickly, even with minimal compression

Xaar 1003 printhead

27 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Xaar

The Xaar 1003 printhead includes the XaarGuard, which provides nozzle plate protection and helps the printhead achieve long maintenance-free production runs.

SIG Heat&Go microwaveable carton for hot drinks

27 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Visy Technology Systems

SIG's Heat&Go aseptic carton pack is aluminium free and can be heated in the microwave in a vending machine, store, cafe, home or office.

Mettler-Toledo X34 X-ray inspection system

25 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Mettler-Toledo Ltd

The X34 X-ray inspection system from Mettler-Toledo provides detection of metal, glass, high-density plastic, mineral stone and calcified bone fragments across a range of small and medium-sized packaged foods.

Is nutrition labelling working?

25 July, 2018

Is nutrition labelling delivering what we want? A global perspective on where we are with nutrition labelling and where we want to go.

Revitalising a premium organic milk

25 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

An organic milk with a higher protein content, better taste and refreshed look is appealing to Chinese millennials.​

Crabs and trees help replace plastic packaging

24 July, 2018

Researchers have developed a sustainable packaging wrap by spraying alternating layers of chitin nanofibres found in shellfish and cellulose nanocrystals found in wood pulp.

Screw this cork business

24 July, 2018 by Janette Woodhouse

According to the Portuguese Cork Association (APCOR), 88% of the world's top wines are sealed with corks.

MECAPACK SKINFRESH vacuum skin packaging

24 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Linco Food Systems

SKINFRESH packs made on MECAPACK thermoformers and tray sealers envelop the product like an outer skin.

Low-cost, sustainable option for food packaging

17 July, 2018

A large-scale manufacturing process using cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) as advanced barrier coatings for food packaging is available for licensing.

Tru-Trac TR1 Encoder

17 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

The Tru-Trac encoder by CL encoder features an adjustable spring-tensioned mounting with the option of either a rubber or aluminium wheel.

Omni PerformX and VentX ranges of reinforced stretch wraps

04 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Omni Group

Omni claims its reinforced VentX and PerformX films will reduce stretch wrap usage by over 50%. Not only does halving film usage significantly reduce wrapping costs, it reduces environmental impact.

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