Packaging, labelling & coding

AstroNova QuickLabel QL-300 five-colour tabletop printer

20 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

AstroNova has launched the QuickLabel QL-300, a five-colour, toner-based tabletop printer designed for production label printing.

Bringing blockchain to manufacturing

19 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Exhibitions & Trade Fairs Pty Ltd

Blockchain technology is largely associated with the financial industry, but it has strong potential in other industries, such as manufacturing.

Linx Printing makes its mark on pop-art-inspired craft beer

19 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Matthews Australasia Pty Ltd

The CSL30 laser coder from Linx Printing Technologies is providing a craft beer start-up with an enhanced coding and marking solution to support its growth.

Improving the shelf life of raspberries

18 March, 2019

Food scientists are researching packaging and processing methods using the latest technologies to improve the shelf life of the delicate raspberry. 

Undeclared allergens main culprit of recalls

15 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Food Standards Australia ANZ

Of the 100 Australian food recalls in 2018, 46 were due to undeclared allergens, according to data from Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ).

Tetra Classic Aseptic 65ml Cube package

14 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

The dimensions of the Tetra Classic Aseptic 65ml Cube package have been designed to allow every six packages to form a cube, optimising the use of space in distribution and storage.

Volpak Standcap pouch packaging technology

14 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Heat and Control Pty Ltd

The Volpak Standcap lightweight, inverted convenience pouch solution can be used for a variety of products, including dairy creamy products, sauces and condiments.

Intray Smart Tool denesting tool for trays

11 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Emrich Industries Pty Ltd

The Intray Smart Tool quickly denests and transports trays from the stack onto the conveyor band.

Brewery safeguards beer quality with glass filler

08 March, 2019 | Supplied by: KHS Pacific Pty Ltd

German brewery Rothaus has installed an upgraded glass filler from KHS to ensure high-performance beer bottling.

G 700 traysealer

08 March, 2019 | Supplied by: MULTIVAC Australia Pty Ltd

The G 700 traysealer can produce tray packs with or without modified atmosphere.

SIAT ProWrap stretch wrapping solution

07 March, 2019 | Supplied by: CPS

The SIAT ProWrap is a PLC programmable stretch wrapping solution with fully automatic wrapping cycle and Industry 4.0 capabilities.

Jet Technologies oxo-degradable plastic film

06 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Jet Technologies

Jet Technologies is launching an oxo-degradable plastic film for food and beverage packaging labels and laminates.

Hitachi LM-C300 Laser Marker

01 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Visy Technology Systems

The Hitachi LM-C300 is designed to handle marking applications across multiple types of packaging materials including paper, corrugated cardboard, glass, rigid plastics, flexible foils and films.

Fonts count for healthy food perception

26 February, 2019

The font used in menus and labels can convey a lot more than just the words.

Europe relooking at phthalates in food contact materials

26 February, 2019

EFSA is launching a public consultation on the draft update of its 2005 risk assessments of five phthalates that can be used in food contact items.

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