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.
Terra Technology, which works with Mondelēz International, Kraft Heinz, General Mills, Kellogg and Campbell Soup, to provide inventory optimization and transportation forecasting has launched its Forecasting Benchmark Study to make...
The beer market in China has declined recently but individualisation and people buying their beer online has risen in the country, according to Thomas Delory, global procurement team leader, Packaging...
Procap, which makes plastic caps and closures, has rebranded to become United Caps, as part of its growth strategy to enter new markets and has expanded its management team.
Toray Plastics (America) celebrates its 30th anniversary, as it receives a $25k grant from The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training to develop a leadership training program.
Thiele Technologies, a division of Barry‐Wehmiller Companies, has acquired select products from Pitney Bowes (formerly Pitney Bowes Direct Mail Solutions and Sure‐Feed Engineering) in the US.
Who made it into our processing and packaging industry movers gallery for August of 2015 for the food and beverage sector?
Businesses need to embrace the recent influx of migrants from Syria and Afghanistan because in the future consumer preferences will change according to different pockets of society.
Phoenix Wrappers has launched the Breathe Easy Film Slitter, a stretch wrapper that packages perishable food.
KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation has agreed to an offer from the Association of Western Pulp and Paper Workers Union Local 153 to unconditionally return to work following strike action.
Ardagh Group is looking to expand its programme for recycling softening pellets to its sister plants after winning a Resource Recovery Award by the International Water Association (IWA).
BoPP supply is affected by resin availability and the relationship between currencies will remain volatile, according to Dr. Detlef Schuhmann CEO Ti(Taghleef Industries) Group.
‘There’s no getting away from the fact food manufacturers have a lot on their plate right now, from how to balance being more cost efficient, productive and competitive and investing...
Beverage portion sizes are decreasing due to consumer concerns about sugar and calorie intake and plant-based alternatives to dairy products are finding a ready market with consumers, according to SIG...
More companies are switching from traditional hard wired systems which are labor intensive, to a quick disconnect design to reduce downtime when cables or connectors need to be replaced, according...
Tecpro Australia has re-designed its Turbodisc range, for small and medium process vessels, reactors, driers, granulators, storage tanks, tablet coating machines and IBCs.
Who made it into our industry movers gallery for July of 2015 in the processing and packaging arena?
KM Packaging Services has extended its KPeel range of lidding films, which it claims prevent breakage and seal failure, reducing food waste and spoilage.
Sonoco will raise the price for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) products by $45 per ton, effective with shipments in the US and Canada from August 31, 2015.
A fire started in a machine at a Smurfit Kappa Townsend Hook paper mill in Snodland, Kent, UK, yesterday (August 12)
Roy Fowler, founding member of UPM started the company in 1975 from a bedroom in his house where he imported equipment from manufacturers in Denmark and Italy.
Nestlé USA has awarded Rockwell Automation its 2014 North America Procurement Supplier of the Year award for technical procurement - maintenance, repair and operations (MRO).
Nicolas Feuillatte has partnered with Emerson to improve its bottling line, replacing a conveyor drive system without the need for an alignment controller.
CMB Engineering has expanded its Academy with the installation of the 3400 Die Necker multistage die necking machine.
PaperWorks Industries will close its Baie D'Urfé, Québec, Canada manufacturing facility at the end of February 2016, to optimize its folding carton production across its network of nine North American...
Tri-Seal, a division of Tekni-Plex has developed a laminated aluminum foil/foam barrier liner to replace tin/Saran barrier liners commonly used for ROPP (roll-on, pilfer-proof) screwcaps for wine.