Packaging, labelling & coding

Scientists raise compostable container safety concerns

19 April, 2023

Researchers from the University of Queensland (UQ) are analysing compostable takeaway food packaging for potentially polluting chemicals.

Parkside mono-polymer laminated film

06 April, 2023 | Supplied by: Parkside

Parkside mono-polymer laminated film is manufactured from polypropylene substrates and can be utilised in a wide range of packaging formats.

Smooth ramp-up of local production of packaging trays

05 April, 2023 | Supplied by: Confoil Pty Ltd

Australian food packaging manufacturer Confoil has ramped up production of Smoothwall trays at its local plant in Melbourne, to meet the growing demand.

Advancing Australian-made packaging machinery

03 April, 2023 | Supplied by: Packserv Pty Ltd

Packserv is helping to turn theoretical concepts into packaging machinery that is made in Australia for onshore applications.

Innovia Films BOPP mono-material film solutions

03 April, 2023 | Supplied by: Innovia Films Pty Ltd

Innovia Films, a producer of BOPP films, has released three solutions for the label and packaging industry: Propafilm CHS, AWPMatt and RayoFloat APO.

Celebrating the barcode's 50th birthday with next-gen promise

03 April, 2023 | Supplied by: GS1 Australia

As the barcode turns 50, next-generation barcodes, such as two-dimensional QR codes, promise to once again change our lives in new ways.

Henkel TECHNOMELT Supra Cool Adhesives

01 April, 2023 | Supplied by: Henkel Australia Pty Ltd

Henkel's TECHNOMELT Supra Cool Adhesives are suitable for the packaging industry.

EXAIR Gen4 Anti-Static Super Air Knife

01 April, 2023 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

The EXAIR Gen4 Super Ion Air Knives are suitable for surface cleaning, neutralising plastics, bag opening and a range of other packaging operations.

Leuze 53C/55C series photoelectric and diffuse sensors

01 April, 2023 | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

With the 53C/55C series, Leuze has developed sensors suited for hygiene-sensitive production and packaging processes.

Chemicals in labels may affect food, study shows

29 March, 2023

A Canadian study has shown that fresh produce can be contaminated with BPA-like chemicals found in food labels.

Packaging line solution for cheese product maker

29 March, 2023 | Supplied by: G.Mondini

Lacteos Romar was seeking a packaging solution for its flagship cheese flan product, with the aim of maintaining product quality while increasing production capacity.

Brewery installs small-batch canning line to meet demand

29 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Krones (Thailand) Co Ltd

In order to meet the growing trend towards cans for beer, a German brewery has installed a new canning line at its beer bottling centre to fill smaller batches.

New gluing process service on display at interpack

29 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Robatech Australia Pty Ltd

Robatech is announcing its new gluing process service called GreenSaver at the interpack fair in Düsseldorf from 4–10 May 2023.

Inner coating for food cans developed using tomato waste

24 March, 2023

A team of researchers has developed resin to coat the inner surface of metal food packaging, using a by-product from tomato sauce processing.

Glass vs aluminium: what's best for beer packaging?

22 March, 2023

The answer is more complicated than you think and depends on the type of beer — researchers study the impact of packaging on two types of ale.

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