Packaging, labelling & coding

Call for more governance of gluten-free labelled food

22 May, 2019

After reports revealed some gluten-free products contain traces of gluten, a coeliac disease expert has called for greater levels of compliance testing.

Select Equip sustainable packaging solutions

13 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Select Equip

Select Equip and its suppliers have been focusing on sustainability for the last few years, introducing flexible, innovative packaging systems that have been developed by engineers to reduce scrap waste, weigh accurately and package efficiently.

Jet Technologies recyclable sparkling wine hoods

06 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Jet Technologies

The Jet Technologies recyclable sparkling wine hood is made from 100% biocompatible material.

VIPCOLOR VP750 water-resistant colour label printer

01 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Label Power Pty Ltd

Label Power has announced the water-resistant VP750 Memjet colour label printer.

Domino D320i CO2 Laser

01 May, 2019 | Supplied by: insignia Pty Ltd

Compact and powerful, the Domino D320i is designed to deliver a reliable and flexible CO2 laser coding solution for high-speed and high-quality applications onto substrates including glass, PET, film and carton.

Busting the myth about microwaving aluminium

25 April, 2019 by Miguel Campos, Advanta | Supplied by: Advanta

Miguel Campos of food packaging supplier Advanta explains how to safely use aluminium packaging in a household microwave.

SIG aseptic cartons using ASI-certified aluminium foil

24 April, 2019

SIG is now using foil certified by the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) for its aseptic carton packs.

Smart packaging designed to leave nothing behind

18 April, 2019 by Alan Adams, Sustainability Director, APAC | Supplied by: Sealed Air

The food packaging industry is busy redesigning, reinventing and challenging the status quo in order to develop smarter packaging.

Easter eggs: hunting for a solution to excessive packaging

18 April, 2019 by Elliot Woolley, Loughborough University

So which Easter tradition came first? The packaging or the egg? The answer is of course not that surprising (it's the egg).

Wine label directory clamps down on copycat exporters

15 April, 2019

The Australian Wine Label Intellectual Property Directory aims to improve the transparency of exported labels, identify copycat labels and ensure fraudsters are held accountable.

HP 2590 Solvent Print Cartridge

11 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The HP 2590 solvent print cartridge uilises HP 45si print cartridge technology with HP 2590 solvent ink, designed to meet the user's coding and marking production needs.

AUSPACK 2019 was biggest event yet

11 April, 2019

AUSPACK 2019, which wrapped up in Melbourne at the end of March, has been hailed as a success, with a 25% increase in the number of visitors to nearly 8000.

Proseal GT6e and GT1e tray sealers

08 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Proseal Australia

The Proseal GT6e and GT1e compact tray sealers deliver fast packing speeds within small footprints and meet hygiene and sustainability requirements.

Health claims on kids' food are confusing

08 April, 2019

Researchers are calling for stricter regulations on food product labelling and marketing in the children's food market to avoid confusion and reduce the rising rates of childhood obesity.

Connected packaging platform

08 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

Tetra Pak has launched its connected packaging platform, which is set to transform milk and juice cartons into interactive information channels, full-scale data carriers and digital tools.​

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