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Premium Warehousing AEB software speeds up Carlsberg beer delivery

Premium Warehousing, a British warehousing and logistics handling provider, has installed AEB’s Excise Movement and Control System (EMCS) software, EMCS||XPRESS which has led to faster processing of excise goods for Carlsberg.

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FDA to hold public meeting on key FSMA proposed rules

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced it will hold a public meeting Nov. 13 to discuss potential changes to four proposed rules associated with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

dispatches from Empack 2014, Stockholm

How to be a successful woman in the packaging industry

Passion, determination and ambition: all top tips for aspiring businesswomen, say senior Swedish packaging industry figures. 

3D printed food for the elderly may hit shelves in 2016

Researchers in Germany are working on a 3D-printed food for elderly people with chewing and swallowing problems, which looks and tastes like ‘real food’.

2014 SPECIAL EDITION: ICE CREAM

Premium, permissible indulgence trends driving ice cream dosing interest: Tetra Pak

The 'premium' and 'permissible indulgence' trends are driving demand for technology designed to dose ingredients such as fruits, nuts, and chocolate, says Tetra Pak.

Technovaa plans $68m packaging plant in Kizad

UAE packaging firm Technovaa has broken ground on a US$68m factory in Abu Dhabi’s Kizad free zone, boosting the firm’s regional exports.

Spotlight

Heinz close Aunt Bessie's potato Westwick factory UK
'200 families face a very bleak time' this Christmas, says trade union

Heinz 'deeply disappointed' as it proposes closure of Aunt Bessie’s potato factory

Heinz has announced proposals for the closure of its Westwick factory in the UK, which employs 200...

EU legislation packaging & packaging waste directive
EuroPack Summit celebrates 10th anniversary

EU legislation on packaging & packaging waste top of the agenda

EuroPack kicked off the 10th anniversary of its summit in Lisbon, Portugal, this week with Europen (European...

And the winner is… ProCarton/ECMA Awards 2014

And the winner is… ProCarton/ECMA Awards 2014

Shelf ready packaging for mints, a Gelato Box and Reber Advent calendars with cartonboard were some of...

MAI Danone ECMA ProCarton Awards

Where is the ‘Muda’? MAI and Danone call for ‘innovation environment’

Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) was a buzzword at the ECMA/ProCarton Conference in Sorrento, in Italy, this week...

Tesco to change the way it works with its packaging suppliers
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Tesco to change the way it works with its packaging suppliers

Tesco’s Food Academy, its robust style of negotiating, BPA and ink migration, were some of the topics...