Packaging, labelling & coding

QuickLabel QL-120X tabletop digital colour label printer

23 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

AstroNova's QuickLabel QL-120X is a tabletop digital colour label printer with a two-year warranty.

Plastic made from the perfume of apples

21 August, 2019

One day our plastic apple juice bottle could be made from the by-product of the apples themselves — lignocellulose, the perfume of apples.

Jamestrong responds to burgeoning infant formula market

21 August, 2019

Jamestrong has responded to the burgeoning infant formula market, opening a new $15 million can (50 million can) facility, its third new site in just over 3 years.

Getting ready already for AUSPACK 2021

20 August, 2019

The stand application process for AUSPACK 2021 is now underway, with the phased exhibitor application process opening on 17 September.

Bosch Pack 102 horizontal flow wrapper

15 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Robert Bosch (Australia) Pty Ltd

The Bosch Pack 102 entry-level flow wrapper and Fanuc Scara robot are designed for medium-sized businesses and bakeries, with a 150 package/min output.

Schmalz adapting digital factories to vacuum technology

15 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Schmalz Australia Pty Ltd

Schmalz electrical vacuum components allow users to efficiently package and process their products, while storing performance-related data on the cloud.

Jet Technologies partners with Vinventions NomaSense analyser

07 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Jet Technologies

The Vinventions NomaSense O2 analyser allows winemakers to measure oxygen and gas levels at every stage of the winemaking process.

Health messages on alcohol labels ignored by young drinkers

31 July, 2019

Researchers revealed that only half of young alcohol drinkers recall seeing health warnings on alcohol packaging.

A targeted shift towards sustainable packaging

25 July, 2019 by Nerida Kelton, MAIP, Executive Director – Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP); ANZ Board Member – World Packaging Organisation (WPO) | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Nerida Kelton provides some advice on how businesses should be preparing to meet Australia's 2025 National Packaging Targets.

Clean and clear labelling now the norm

24 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Innova Market Insights

Clean labels are dominating the food and beverage industries, as they cater to increasing consumer demand for healthier alternatives.

Dairy milk vs plant-based milk label debate gains traction

22 July, 2019

Australian Dairy Farmers are lobbying the federal government over plant-based dairy products labelled as 'milk' products.

FoodTech Qld to show CPS SIAT packaging equipment

22 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Contract Packaging Systems

FoodTech Qld will showcase the SIAT semiautomatic stretch wrapper and the S8/4 case sealer from 28–30 July.

Reducing food waste with standardised expiry date labels

22 July, 2019 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Standardising expiry date labels and implementing traceability software could greatly reduce food wastage in the food and beverage industry.

ADM Packaging Technology ADM-W400 washdown VFFS machine

19 July, 2019 | Supplied by: ADM Packaging Automation

The ADM-W400 is a washdown vertical fill, form and seal machine that has a maximum speed of 80 bags/min.

Traffic light labels on food products to reverse obesity?

16 July, 2019

A recent study reveals traffic light labels on food products in cafeterias help employees make consistent healthy choices, potentially reversing rising obesity. 

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