• Stainless steel packing lines

      Stainless steel packing lines0

      End of line equipment specialist, Endoline Machinery, has assisted a leading supermarket supplier of fresh produce in meeting a demand increase for prepared fruit bowls with the installation of five stainless steel packing lines – increasing output to 10 tonnes of fruit per day. This company is one of the UK’s leading fresh produce manufacturers,

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    • Versatile multi-platform machine vision software

      Versatile multi-platform machine vision software

      Stemmer Imaging can offer an extraordinarily versatile imaging development environment for vision integrators in the packaging industry. Sherlock, the advanced machine vision software interface from Teledyne DALSA is available for PC-based vision systems as well as in embedded versions for Boa smart cameras and the VA range of multi-camera industrial vision solutions. Standard packaging inspection

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    • New safety training course from Pilz

      New safety training course from Pilz0

      Pilz has launched a new safety-training course, which aims to give an understanding of the latest legal and best practice requirements for the use and supply of packaging machinery and continuous handling equipment. Pilz has launched a new safety training course which aims to give an understanding of the latest legal and best practice requirements

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    • Dairy test

      Dairy test0

      AutoCoding Systems and Dairy Crest, Davidstow are no strangers when it comes to developing applications to meet specific requirements. They have recently worked together to design a vision system, which analyses and identifies vacuum failures on sealed packs of 20kg blocks of cheese. Dairy Crest, Davidstow produces over 48,000 tonnes of cheddar cheese per year

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    • X-Games star includes dirt in new cleaner

      X-Games star includes dirt in new cleaner

      Following a successful Kickstarter campaign and being selected for funding through ABC’s Shark Tank programme, Bryce Hudson, star of the X-Games and an off-road motorcyclist, has developed Grip Clean, a new hand cleaner developed from all natural products. After scouring the market, Bryce was unable to find cleaners that would remove grease, oil and dirt

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    • Zero waste Olympics

      Zero waste Olympics0

      Sustainable packaging made from plants is set to play a major role at the London Olympics but it will all be for nothing if brand owners, waste management companies and event organisers fail to build on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. This is the warning of bioeconomy consultants and advisers to the London Olympics, NNFCC.    

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    • X-Games star includes dirt in new cleaner

      X-Games star includes dirt in new cleaner0

      Following a successful Kickstarter campaign and being selected for funding through ABC’s Shark Tank programme, Bryce Hudson, star of the X-Games and an off-road motorcyclist, has developed Grip Clean, a new hand cleaner developed from all natural products. After scouring the market, Bryce was unable to find cleaners that would remove grease, oil and dirt

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    • Butchers’ meats perfect labelling solution

      Butchers’ meats perfect labelling solution

       Since purchasing an Epson ColorWorks C3500 printer from AM Labels, award winning butcher and grazier J. Brindon Addy has overcome the high expenditure and inflexibility it encountered from buying in because only certain combinations could be purchased at one time and it was often difficult to predict quantities. In addition to special offer labels, the

    • Partnership strengthens Invopak range

      Partnership strengthens Invopak range

      Invopak is delighted to announce its latest Distribution Agreement – a partnership with Warsaw based Plast Service Pack (PSP) estimated to be worth over €1.5 million a year. PSP was founded in 1992 by current owner Konrad Rumiński and currently employs 250 people, producing more than 17.5 million units a year. The family-owned company has

    • William Grants relies on STO expertise

      William Grants relies on STO expertise

      Some years ago Glenfiddich launched its magnificent 38 Years old Glenfiddich whisky in mouth blown crystal decanters which had been manually finished by sandblasting, hand painted gold decoration, each bottle having a unique limited batch number.   In the middle of 2013 Stölzle Glass Group conducted an innovation presentation at William Grants operational facility; this

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    • New glass bottle for Ballantine’s

      New glass bottle for Ballantine’s

      Ballantine’s, the No 1 Scotch whisky in Europe and No 2 in the world, has unveiled a bold new-look bottle for its Finest impression. The new glass pack, designed by Air Innovation, has been made by O-I, the world’s leading glassmaker, at Alloa in the heart of Scotland’s bottling region. The new bottle embraces Ballantine’s

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