• Bagging equipment fine-tuned to run new compostable film

    Bagging equipment fine-tuned to run new compostable film

    Responding to the rapid need for food factories to use sustainable packaging materials, Ilapak UK has successfully adapted one of its vertical flow wrapping systems, the Vegatronic, to run a new compostable film. Following this breakthrough, Ilapak plans to modify its entire fleet of over 1,200 vertical and horizontal systems and offer an upgrade option

    READ MORE
  • ToBeUnique: Packaging becomes interactive thanks to StealthCode® technology

    ToBeUnique: Packaging becomes interactive thanks to StealthCode® technology

    Imagine a packaging that is unique, safe, anti-counterfeiting, design-oriented, that can also tell a story of its own. A technologically advanced future? No: The present that Tubettificio Favia offers to its customers, thanks to a new solution that turns aluminum tubes into an interactive packaging. StealthCode® is an interactive and dynamic solution based on Digimarc

    READ MORE
  • ICE recognised as one of fastest-growing businesses in the Midlands

    ICE recognised as one of fastest-growing businesses in the Midlands

    Coding, Marking and Labelling solutions provider Interactive Coding Equipment (ICE) has officially been recognised in the top 40 fastest growing businesses in the Midlands by the BDO Growth Barometer Report. The insight report celebrates the best of business in the Midlands by analysing company growth and prosperity over a three year period in order to

    READ MORE
  • Support whenever it’s needed

    Support whenever it’s needed

    With turnover exceeding £100 million, sales achieving record highs over the past three years, in a market that continues to defy economic trends, KRONES UK has continued to invest in people. With a field service team of almost 60 people within its 130 employees in the UK and Ireland, KRONES UK has recently introduced a

    READ MORE
  • Round-the-clock service

    Round-the-clock service

    Minebea was The UK’s First Inline inspection manufacturer to offer 24-hour on-site service seven days a week. it explains how. How did you come to offer this level of service? We have known for some time that in order to maintain our high level of service we would need to offer 24-hour cover to our

    READ MORE
  • Silver & Greenstar Sustainability Awardfor polymer mincepack

    Silver & Greenstar Sustainability Awardfor polymer mincepack

    Krehalon has been awarded a Silver and Greenstar Sustainability Award at the 59th annual Starpack Packaging Industry Innovation Awards as recognition for the company’s success in developing a Mono-APET mince pack for the Co-op, in collaboration with Dunbia. Krehalon gained two awards for its mono- material mince pack which offers superior environmental benefits over the

    READ MORE
  • Accurate colour separations achieved, from proof to print

    Accurate colour separations achieved, from proof to print

    Specifically designed to meet the needs of the packaging industry, GMG OpenColor was making sure CMYK and spot colours print exactly the way you want them to. GMG’s patented OpenColor technology is unique. It enables accurate proof simulation of the overprinting effects of spot colours using special multichannel profiles. The spectral data calculation includes printing

    READ MORE
  • Volumetric depositors and filling machines on show at Foodex 2018

    Volumetric depositors and filling machines on show at Foodex 2018

    Riggs Autopack Ltd will be exhibiting a selection of their high quality volumetric depositors and filling machines, transfer pumps and conveyor filling lines at this year’s Foodex Show. Visitors to the Lancashire company stand on J261 will see a twin head automatic filling machine with conveyor, transfer pump and a selection of semi-automatic filling machines

    READ MORE
  • SICK Next-Generation sensors pilot the future of packaging sensing

    SICK Next-Generation sensors pilot the future of packaging sensing

    SICK’s next-generation W16 and W26 smart sensors with “BluePilot” alignment are at the helm of a streamlined portfolio of photoelectric sensors, radically-upgraded to optimise ease-of-use with complete object detection reliability. The W16 and W26 proximity, reflex and through-beam sensors are manufactured at a purpose-built, fully-automated production facility in southern Germany. They mark the culmination of

    READ MORE