VERPACKEN-AKTUELL

Informations from the Packaging Industry

Sacmi at the Food+BevTec 2018

Craft beer market keeps growing

Sac­mi will be at the USA's key bre­we­ry event to show­ca­se its la­test tech­no­lo­gi­cal de­ve­lop­ments for la­bel­ling, in­spec­ti­on and fil­ling. Ta­king cen­tre-stage will be the La­bel­Check-360, a pre­ci­se, ver­sa­ti­le so­lu­ti­on for to­tal in­spec­ti­on of la­bel­led bott­les In the USA beer bre­wing is worth over 108 bil­li­on dol­lars a year (of ...


WINDMÖLLER & HÖLSCHER KG

Low-maintenance TURBOCLEAN ADVANCED E continues success of system family

Ac­cord­ing to Wind­möller & Hölscher, more than 1,000 ink­ing and wash-up TUR­BO­CLEAN sys­tems have now been in­te­grat­ed in cen­tral cylin­der ma­chines. In 2016, W&H sup­ple­ment­ed the sys­tem with a new vari­ant: TUR­BO­CLEAN AD­VANCED E with low-maintenance elec­tric pumps and around 50 of this units have been sold since the Dru­pa ...


Challenges and opportunities for the beverage industry

SIG Whitepaper: Global society goes mobile

Mo­bil­i­ty is a glob­al mega­trend that af­fects all so­cial and eco­nom­ic spheres. It changes the way peo­ple work, think, com­mu­ni­cate, con­sume and also how they eat and drink. This presents the bev­er­age in­dus­try with new chal­lenges – and opens up new op­por­tu­ni­ties. In a white pa­per, SIG shows how bev­er­age ...


Atlantic Zeiser

DIGILINE Blister for print efficiency and cost economy

In the blis­ter lid foil print­ing seg­ment the num­ber and du­ra­tion of changeovers are be­com­ing ever more crit­i­cal cost fac­tors – es­pe­cial­ly against the back­drop of con­tin­u­ous­ly shrink­ing pro­duc­tion runs. At this year's In­ter­pack (2017) At­lantic Zeis­er is ad­dress­ing this is­sue by show­cas­ing a cost-effective so­lu­tion. DIG­I­LINE Blis­ter ex­e­cutes vari­able ...


ILLIG at Chinaplas 2017

Thermoforming machine for production of liquid-tight containers with lid

At Chi­naplas, Guangzhou, May 16 to 19, IL­LIG will present for the first time the pro­duc­tion of ther­mo­formed liq­uid-tight con­tain­ers with lid. The con­tain­ers are man­u­fac­tured on an au­to­mat­ic pres­sure form­ing ma­chine, type IC-RDK 80, with a 12-up con­tain­er mold out of trans­par­ent PP. IL­LIG de­vel­oped the „take away con­tain­er“ ...


Windmöller & Hölscher

One of the first MIRAFLEX II shipped to New Zealand

In time for the 40 an­niver­sary of the com­pa­ny New Zealand based CON­VEX Plas­tics was one of the first to or­der a new MI­RAFLEX II line in 2016. The new ma­chine is equipped with 8 col­or decks and comes with a large re­peat length of 1130mm and a press speed ...


Sustainability Goal Achieved

SIG Combibloc switches to green electricity

Pro­mote the use of re­new­able re­sources are one of SIG Com­bibloc’s cur­rent en­vi­ron­men­tal and sus­tain­abil­i­ty tar­gets. The man­u­fac­tur­er noe an­nounced that from Jan­u­ary 2017 on­wards, all SIG Com­bibloc sites in Eu­rope, South Amer­i­ca, Chi­na and the Asia-Pacific re­gion will be sup­plied 100 per cent with so-called ‘green elec­tric­i­ty’. In Eu­rope ...


Reorganisation of the Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden

Stora Enso plans to shut down PM8

Sto­ra Enso will start co-determination ne­go­ti­a­tions with em­ploy­ees at its Kvarnsve­den Mill in Swe­den re­gard­ing a plan to re­or­gan­ise the mill, in­clud­ing a per­ma­nent clo­sure of pa­per ma­chine (PM) 8. The planned ac­tions would af­fect a max­i­mum of 140 em­ploy­ees. The pa­per ma­chine has an an­nu­al ca­pac­i­ty of 100 000 ...


New Coders from Linx

Extended Laser Coding Capabilities

Linx Print­ing Tech­nolo­gies is launch­ing two laser coders that will open up the ben­e­fits of the tech­nol­o­gy to more com­pa­nies and ap­pli­ca­tions. Key ben­e­fits of the new Linx CSL range are even faster print­ing speeds and greater ver­sa­til­i­ty, mak­ing the coders ide­al for a wider va­ri­ety of prod­ucts, along with ...


A competitive advantage for beverage producers

KHS and Schubert collaborate on customised solutions

Ger­hard Schu­bert GmbH and KHS have brought to­geth­er their ex­per­tise in bot­tle pack­ing and com­bined their tech­nolo­gies as part of a col­lab­o­ra­tive ef­fort: the joint­ly de­vel­oped block so­lu­tion de­liv­ers flex­i­bil­i­ty and stands out with a com­pact de­sign. In con­ven­tion­al pro­duc­tion lines for pack­ing bev­er­age bot­tles in bas­kets or clus­ter packs, ...


Integrated solution by Atlantic Zeiser

Digital printing system for Romaco

Mak­ing its début at Al­l4­Pack, for­mer­ly Em­bal­lage, in Paris is At­lantic Zeis­er’s DIG­I­LINE Blis­ter dig­i­tal print­ing sys­tem in com­bi­na­tion with Ro­ma­co’s blis­ter line Noack 960. This new in­te­grat­ed so­lu­tion is show­cas­ing qual­i­ty print­ing of blis­ter foil with vari­able data, es­pe­cial­ly with small and mid-­size batch­es, in an op­er­a­tion achiev­ing en­hanced ...


strong on-shelf impression

PLASTIC BOTTLE IS A NATURAL FIT

A cus­tom-­mould­ed bot­tle from RPC Promens Con­sumer Llantrisant is en­sur­ing that a new range of healthy, pro­bi­ot­ic drinks stands out on-shelf. Lon­don-based Plen­ish is us­ing the 330ml PET bot­tle from RPC to pack all three flavours – Lime Cu­cum­ber, Pineap­ple Gin­ger and Blue­ber­ry Pear – of its or­gan­ic Wa­ter+ range. ...


Increased Capacity

Stora Enso modernised sawmill in Murów, Poland

Stora Enso has successfully completed the modernisation of its sawmill in Murów, Poland, investing EUR 28 million in its renewal to increase the mill’s capacity and improve its competitiveness. “This investment is part of Stora Enso’s transformation into a renewable materials company. It enables us to meet growing urban construction ...


Bubble Joghurt

Yoghurt drinks with filled alginate balls

Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co. Ltd. has introduced two new UHT yoghurt drinks. The two “Baoquzhu”-branded beverages, packed in combiblocSmall 250 ml from SIG Combibloc, contain alginate balls filled with juice, which burst in the mouth when gently chewed. These yoghurt drinks are available in apple and strawberry flavours ...


Pakistan Dairy Market

Ecolean with new 125ml package size

Dairy producer Fauji Foods Ltd, Pakistan is the first to introduce its tea creamer in the new Ecolean® Air Aseptic 125ml package. Earlier this year, most of the products in Fauji Foods’ liquid dairy portfolio were introduced in a variety of Ecolean® packages to the Pakistan market, making Ecolean the ...

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