• 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Innovative, sustainable packaging rewarded

    Innovative, sustainable packaging rewarded

    Smurfit Kappa has walked away with 11 awards for its innovative, sustainable packaging at the UK Starpack Awards. Creative eCommerce and shelf-ready packaging solutions for a diverse range of products including gin, orchids, sausages and pizza received praise from the judging panel for their clever use of materials and innovative approach to the brief. The

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  • All-in-one traysealers and thermoformers, sustainable packaging systems, high-value convenience solutions

    All-in-one traysealers and thermoformers, sustainable packaging systems, high-value convenience solutions

    At Anuga FoodTec 2018, the leading and impulse-generating exhibition for the global food industry, SEALPAC will focus on innovations around efficient and sustainable packaging processes and materials. The leading manufacturer of tray-sealing and thermoforming technology has almost doubled its stand surface to be able to present its full range of packaging equipment and solutions to

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