Packaging, labelling & coding

Redesigning your packaging with the 5Rs

26 November, 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

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle are the three most important of the 5Rs when it comes to redesigning packaging to reduce environmental impacts.

Label maker upgrades to UV inkjet printing press

25 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Jet Technologies

Jet Technologies has recently helped NSW Central Coast-based SL&CS Promotions upgrade to a new UV inkjet printing press.

EXAIR Gen4 standard ion air knife

20 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

The EXAIR standard ion air knife reduces static electricity, saving compressed air and improving production speeds.

Call for mandatory Health Star Ratings

19 November, 2019

CHOICE is calling for mandatory Health Star Ratings on food products after research revealed that the rating system enables consumers to pick healthy foods.

Improving the shelf life of avocados, eco-plastic film research

14 November, 2019

Curtin researchers have developed eco-friendly films that can prolong the shelf life of fruits such as avocados and provide environmental benefits.

Barcoding and labelling toolkit launched

07 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Matthews Australasia Pty Ltd

Matthews Australasia has launched free online barcoding and labelling training tools designed to help manufacturers produce quality barcodes.

Impacts of GMO labels on fresh produce demand

06 November, 2019

As the US prepares for its new GMO food labelling laws, research shows that the labels have a halo effect on unlabelled fresh produce.

Label Power Primera colour label printers and label applicators

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

Label Power Primera colour label printers and label applicators are designed to make in-house label production easy.

Esko Australia, CT Pack packaging solutions for bakery and biscuits

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

CT Pack provides full turnkey packaging lines starting from the individual unwrapped product to case packing.

Clean-packaging trends of 2019

29 October, 2019

From see-through packaging to improved supply chains, GlobalData has released the top APAC clean-packaging trends for 2019.

KHS wide-neck PET containers for hot filling

24 October, 2019 | Supplied by: KHS Pacific Pty Ltd

KHS has developed wide-neck PET containers suitable for hot filling. The containers are lightweight and provide an alternative to glass.

Don't get scrambled over eggs

18 October, 2019

A method has been developed in Europe to detect fraud in egg labels; while in Australia there are calls to phase out caged eggs.

ABAC calls for more responsible packaging practices

16 October, 2019

After a notable increase in packaging complaints, the ABAC is calling for more responsible packaging practices from alcohol producers.

Proseal GTR rotary machine and GT4s tray sealer

14 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Proseal Australia

The Proseal range of tray sealing solutions includes the GTR semi-automatic rotary machine and the fully automatic, high-throughput GT4s tray sealer.

Multifunctional filler for Moon Dog Craft Brewery

11 October, 2019 | Supplied by: GEA Australia

Australian-owned Moon Dog Craft Brewery is integrating the GEA Visitron Filler All-In-One for glass bottles and cans into its new plant in Melbourne.  

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