Supply chain refers to the processes that take a piece of food from a producer to the consumer. It includes production, processing, distribution, consumption and disposal and looks at logistics, warehouse, transport, software, machines, traceability and RFID.
Rockwell Automation has secured a contract with a large food manufacturer to implement its Connected Enterprise across 100 plants worldwide.
The European Pallet Association (EPAL) has recorded a production of 66.3 million of EPAL euro pallets in 2014 with 3% growth compared to 2013.
Bartec Benke claims to have seen a roaring trade with its Tiger milk measuring system, as Bartec closes its largest acquisition to date with Top Group.
A coalition of NGOs has released a policy recommendation on how companies should move forward on the use of nanotech in foods and supplements. The document recommends corporate transparency and...
Condoleezza Rice, who served as the 66th Secretary of State of the United States, will be the keynote speaker at Dematic’s 30th Annual Material Handling & Logistics Conference (September 13–16)...
Chromatic Technologies (CTI) a manufacturer of thermochromic packaging material, whose clients include Coca-Cola, Fanta and Heineken, has launched all pantone colors for its PowerCapsules plastic technology.
Geo-Tech Polymers and Intertek has received a letter of non-objection from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)to remove inks and coatings from plastics recycling it into clear reuse opportunities....
Toyo Ink Group has merged two wholly-owned subsidiaries Toyo Ink Chemicals and Toyo Ink Taiwan into a single operating entity.
Tetra Pak is working on a number of initiatives to reach its goal of 40% recycling rates by 2020 including the continued development of Hangzhou Fulun Ecology Technology company in China.
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NTF-Aalborg has launched Competition-Line, a stainless steel system for protecting and guarding food processing machines, initially targeting the German market.
Klüber Lubrication has developed Klüberfood NH1 CX 4-220 oil, specially designed for overhead conveyors in the meat industry, based on a combination of an adhesive synthetic oil with other fluids,...
ExxonMobil has partnered with Energy Consulting Allgäu to advise food processors and manufacturers on how to achieve ISO 50001 energy management certification.
Norbert Dentressangle has been named as Nestlé’s best locally managed supplier at the manufacturer’s inaugural supplier awards.
Nestlé has enlisted the help of BJM Pumps to dispose its caustic and acidic wastewater, laden with solids, fibers and fats from a factory in North America.
‘There has been a rapid growth in thin walled packaging, mostly for injection moulding and thermoforming applications, such as containers and lids for both food and non-food products.
The United Fresh Produce Association has opened nominations for the 2015 Women in Produce honoree to speak at the annual Reception Honoring Women in Produce on June 9, at United...
Milliken and Boomerang Plastics opened the debate on recycling PET bottles and the advantages of ultra-clear polypropene (PP) pots and trays at Packaging Innovations in Birmingham last week.
Flexographic printing is one of the most common label printing techniques within the food and beverage industry, but thanks to its fast turnaround and flexibility, digital is catching up.
Innovate UK, a government agency that helps FMCG firms grow, is developing a five-year strategy to address robotics, traceability, shelf-life and food production systems and resource efficiency.
Registrar Corp claims not all foreign companies are familiar with food canning US FDA requirements as it celebrates National Canned Food Month this February.
A labor slowdown at 29 US West Coast ports is costing US food manufacturers untold millions of dollars each day, and there is as yet no end in sight.
Barry Callebaut has entered a long-term agreement to supply industrial chocolate to World's Finest Chocolate and has leased the latter’s Chicago plant.
Sidel, PET provider and Nestlé Waters have celebrated a 50-year milestone working together.
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