Packaging, labelling & coding

What's on show at ProSweets Cologne 2020?

29 January, 2020

From sugar-coating processes to visual checks on chocolate, ProSweets Cologne 2020 will showcase some of the latest technologies for making sweets and snacks.


Antimicrobial film created to stop pathogens in packaged meat

24 January, 2020

Penn State has created a composite film fused with an antimicrobial that is slowly released to kill pathogens such as Salmonella in packaged meats.


Sumol+Compal Tetra Stelo Aseptic carton

20 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

The Tetra Stelo Aseptic juice carton is recyclable and features an ergonomic design for ease of handling.


Loeschpack RCB-HS wrapping head machine

20 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Allied Industries Pty Ltd

The RCB-HS wrapping head machine is a compact machine designed to hermetically seal bars of chocolate to provide a longer shelf life.


Tetra Pak and Hexagon launch virtual reality platform

14 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

Tetra Pak, in collaboration with Hexagon's PPM Division, has launched a Smart Solutions Platform, to improve collaboration with customers.


Markem-Imaje acquires brand protection specialist Systech

14 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Markem-Imaje Pty Ltd

Systech will become part of Markem-Imaje, bringing a range of products, including its Brand Protection Suite, into Markem-Imaje’s portfolio.


Mitsubishi AGELESS OMAC oxygen absorber

18 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Metalprint Australia Pty Ltd

The Mitsubishi AGELESS oxygen absorber satchet is now also available in a film form OMAC version that is suitable for pouches and liquids.


Pilot plant for bio-based barrier material for packaging

13 December, 2019

The pilot plant is being built to enable the production of bio-based plastics as a barrier in transparent packaging, which could interest the food and beverage industry.


Shrink wrapping square bottles

11 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Sidel Oceania Pty Ltd

Swiss beverage manufacturer BINA shrink wraps its range of squared and round bottles using Sidel's unifiliar 90° infeed system.


GM food needs definition

10 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Food Standards Australia New Zealand

FSANZ will redefine the code for genetically modified foods in 2020 following a report which concluded the current definitions were no longer fit for purpose and lacked clarity.


Wine industry steps closer to IP protection from copycats

06 December, 2019

A Bill has been introduced to parliament in order to help the Australian wine industry reduce the risk associated with fraud through IP label theft.


Alfa Machine Thermo Form-Fill-Seal Machines

01 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Esko Australia Pty Ltd

The Alfa Machine Thermo Form-Fill-Seal (FFS) Machines are suitable for processing cups/tubs with label, cups with IML, cups/tubs without label, mini-portions and special shaped containers.


Sidel Cermex Flexipack Pick & Place case packer

29 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Sidel Oceania Pty Ltd

Packaging solutions provider Sidel has introduced an auto-adjustable Pick & Place case packer — Cermex Flexipack — for packing glass bottles.


Eurotub tub and lid range

29 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Berry

The Eurotub tub and lid range comes in a variety of sizes, ranging from 250 to 1000 g. The tubs are lightweight for product protection and ease of use.


Essentra Tear Tapes Rippatape X cross-tear opening device for packaging

27 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Essentra Components

The Essentra Tear Tapes Rippatape X tape-based opening device provides for easy opening across paper, corrugated and fibreboard packaging.


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