Packaging, labelling & coding

Private labels are booming

30 October, 2009

The supermarkets don’t just want to sell groceries. They also want to sell the groceries as their own. A recent analysis from the Nielsen Company shows a large increase in the number of private labels in the grocery sector.

Sanitary inspection systems

30 October, 2009 | Supplied by: Walls Machinery Pty Ltd

Anritsu has introduced several new product inspection solutions, including a high-accuracy model and a sanitary X-ray system. The high-accuracy model X-ray provides improved contaminant detection accuracy.

Safeguarding Nestlé coffee capsules

30 October, 2009 | Supplied by: Selpak Automation Pty Ltd

The market for individual coffee portions is booming. According to a report by the German Coffee Association, the share of overall coffee consumption made up by individual portions has increased tenfold in the last five years.

Multilayer films for food contact

28 October, 2009 | Supplied by: Cardia Bioplastics

Cardia Bioplastics has released the Cardia Biohybrid-based range of films that comply with the European Commission standard 2002/72 EC for food contact.

Metal detector

28 October, 2009 | Supplied by: JW Industrial Instruments Pty Ltd

The Lock Inspection Systems MET 30+ Universal metal detector is distributed in Australia by JW Industrial Instruments.

IP68-rated vision sensors

28 October, 2009 | Supplied by: Micromax Pty Ltd

The Banner Engineering PresencePlus P4 IP68-rated, sealed Omni vision sensors feature a compact, yet durable nickel-plated aluminium housing. The P4 sealed vision sensor withstands demanding washdown conditions - as well as dust and debris common in harsh-duty environments - with the use of an integrated ring light or lens cover.

Induction cap sealer

28 October, 2009 | Supplied by: Splatt Engineering Group

The Enercon Industries Super Seal Touch induction cap sealer offers increased sealing speeds, a completely reengineered cap inspection system, an intuitively designed touch-screen interface, simplified set-up and operation, and a host of capabilities for internal monitoring and remote network communications.

Lid cutting tool

28 October, 2009 | Supplied by: Chadwicks

Chadwicks tool bank now includes more than 400 cutting tools so the company can offer a multitude of uniquely shaped heat seal pre-cut lids.

Cold and aseptic fill closures

28 October, 2009 | Supplied by: Amcor Global

Silgan White Cap Europe/Asia has introduced a new closure into its advanced Plastic-Twist range. The 38 mm CVT Plasti-Twist has been designed for cold and aseptic fill applications such as juices, health drinks, iced tea, fresh milk and milk drinks.


28 October, 2009 | Supplied by: ADM Packaging Automation

The ADM-X240 bagging machine features a Panasonic PLC that offers high-end quality program control and investment security. The ADM-X240 is custom built as a standard bagger to ADM specification. The provisions made by ADM make this up-gradable from a standard model to a special-purpose machine for applications to include zipper interface, four-edge seal, valve application and more.

High-speed flow wrapper

28 October, 2009 | Supplied by: Perfect Packaging

The FP095 is a full servo horizontal pillow-pack wrapper that produces pillow-pack style packs from a flat reel of heat-sealable wrapping material.

Eco-friendly slider

28 October, 2009 | Supplied by: Zip-Pak Pty Ltd

The Zip-Pak Slider Advantage is a smaller slider solution designed with less material to reduce manufacturing costs and decrease a package’s environmental footprint.

Packaging and label inspection

28 October, 2009 | Supplied by: Industrial Photonics

PPT Vision has added the Right-Angle T-Series intelligent camera to its series of Impact smart cameras. The camera is paired with PPT Vision’s full Impact software suite, which solves challenging industrial vision applications such as product or feature inspection, location and identification. Impact smart cameras employ closely integrated vision software and hardware to deliver a sophisticated solution for vial inspection, label inspection, optical character recognition and many other machine vision applications.

Desktop bar code label and receipt printers

28 October, 2009 | Supplied by: Peacock Bros Pty Ltd

Zebra Technologies has introduced a new version of its LP series of desktop bar code label and receipt printers - the LP/TLP2824 Plus. Packed with high-performance features, the LP/TLP 2824 Plus series offers an ultra-compact footprint and reliable high-speed label and receipt printing onto media up to 50.8 mm wide.

Packaging vision system

28 October, 2009 | Supplied by: MULTIVAC Australia Pty Ltd

The Multivac Vision System (MVS) can be used for both controlling packaging robots and quality control.

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