CMB Engineering, which provides canmaking machinery, is expanding its operations with a 1,900 square-foot production facility at its international head office in Shipley, UK.
Klöckner Pentaplast Packaging Europe has announced it has been ‘forced’ to announce price increases for various products effective immediately.
DuPont kicked off its partner event on Food Security in collaboration with the theme ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life’ at Expo Milano 2015, in Italy today (June 10-11).
The packaging industry will see a 20-30% growth rate for bio plastic producers by 2020, driven by the likes of the Coca-Cola plant bottle, according to Innovia Films.
As we celebrate World Environment Day 2015, this year’s theme, “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care,” is extremely relevant to how we address current global food shortages to...
AVT has partnered with Quality By Vision to develop CoatScan, which it claims is a first-of-its-kind inspection for sheet coating presses.
Absolutdata, whose clients include SABMiller and Perfetti, Italian confectionery and gum manufacturer, has launched a NAVIK line of automated marketing analytics tools for business managers at major global brands in...
One month after the Carton Council of North America launched its Carton Capitals initiative, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, has added cartons to its recycling program.
A panel of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has backed two processes used to recycle post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) into food contact materials.
Tomra Sorting Solutions has installed a cold room in its test and demonstration center in Belgium.
Rockwell Automation has updated its PlantPAx distributed control system (DCS) with virtualisation, batch management and integrated motor control capabilities and will showcase the system at Achema (Frankfurt, June 15-19 2015).
The Paperboard Packaging Council’s (PPC) Folding Carton Boot Camp will cover the entire folding carton production process, from certified forest all the way to the store shelf next month.
Frontmatec has won an order from Atria to install an MES (Manufacturing Execution System) at its cutting and deboning factory in Nurmo, in Finland.
Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has installed two high-speed El-Exis SP injection moulding machines at Chilean plastics processor Envases CMF production facility in Pudahuel, Chile.
Pump Engineering has launched the CSF MAN range of cavity pumps for transferring products and ingredients in the food and beverage industry.
Treofan discussed its €35m five-layer line in Neunkirchen, Germany, and its HybraPack hybrid material pilot trials at its annual press meeting in Frankfurt, Germany today.
Wageningen UR is looking for companies to jointly launch a public-private partnership to answer questions about what consumers want in terms of biobased packaging of food products and how this...
India’s food minister believes the country would be a global food processing powerhouse were it not for its troubled supply chain.
Following successful pilot projects with Kellogg’s, Meadow Vale Foods and food processors ABP, Oxifree anti-corrosion resin has signed an agreement as the official supplier for Kellogg’s UK.
CSB-System has partnered with Freshway Foods to monitor its raw materials and ingredients throughout the process chain, to control costs, increase efficiencies, maintain quality and provide full traceability.
IMA Dairy & Food USA (formerly OYSTAR USA) has developed a thermoforming technology for its Erca EF Series of Form-Fill-Seal Machines to create proprietary shapes for cups and bottles at...
Tetra Pak has launched a range of hot-melt adhesives and lubricants, called Tetra Pak hot melt adhesives, in partnership with Henkel, for its own filling machines.
TRM Packaging, which manufactures and prints retail ready packaging, has added the next phase of automation as part of an £8m investment to increase plant capacity output by a third.
Grocery suppliers are being asked for their feedback on how the regulated retailers are complying with the Groceries Supply Code of Practice and on the impact of the Groceries Code...
SPI, the Plastics Industry Trade Association has launched Project Passport, alleviating challenges manufacturers face complying with food contact regulations in the US and the European Union.