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High-quality shrink packs for meat and sausage products

Wolfertschwenden, 13. March 2017 - At interpack in Hall 5 (E23), MULTIVAC will be presenting the B 325, a still very young and successful chamber belt machine for packing food products in film pouches. For the first time this machine can be seen in conjunction with the new compact SE 320 shrink tank for producing shrink packs.  

The new G 700 traysealer from MULTIVAC packs ready meals, snacks, vegetables and fresh-cut products highly efficiently and economically

Wolfertschwenden, 20. February 2017 - With the G 700 model, MULTIVAC is expanding its range with the addition of a high-output traysealer for packing ready meals, snacks, vegetables and fresh-cut products of all types.

The focus is also on vacuum skin packs at interpack 2017

Wolfertschwenden, 23 February 2017 - MultiFresh is a particular focus of this year's interpack presence by MULTIVAC in Hall 5, Stand E23. Examples of the packaging system for producing highquality vacuum skin packs will be shown on the compact R 105 MF thermoforming packaging machine and the T 300 H traysealer.

Integrated packaging solutions from a single source

Wolfertschwenden, 16 March 2017 – MULTIVAC presents itself at interpack as an experienced manufacturer of automation solutions. The solution portfolio covers all types of automation tasks and levels of integration.

Packaging solutions for the efficient production of portion packs

Wolfertschwenden, 09 February 2017 - On Stand E23 in Hall 5 at interpack 2017 in Düsseldorf, MULTIVAC will be showing an economical solution for producing portion packs, which are the focus of many current trends. MULTIVAC has equipped the R 145 thermoforming packaging machine with an innovative shape and contour cutter.

MULTIVAC presents a comprehensive range of solutions for the medical and pharmaceutical industries

Wolfertschwenden, 24 January 2017 - MULTIVAC will be presenting a comprehensive range of packaging solutions for the medical and pharmaceutical industries at interpack 2017 in Düsseldorf. In addition to a packaging line with automated product handling, the company will also be presenting on Stand A 51 in Hall 17 a range of solutions for packing small series of products.

Higher level of food safety thanks to visual inspection systems

Wolfertschwenden, 11 January 2017 - In addition to conveyor belt labellers that are designed around customers' needs, MULTIVAC Marking & Inspection will be shifting the focus primarily to visual inspection systems on Stand E23 in Hall 5 at interpack 2017.  

Sun Chemical Forms Commercial Alliance with SAPICI

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – 3 May 2017 – Sun Chemical has formed a commercial alliance with SAPICI S.p.A. to market SAPICI’s lamination adhesives portfolio under the Sun Chemical commercial brand name.  

Sun Chemical Offers Brand Owners Brighter Ideas for Packaging at interpack 2017

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY – 4-10 May 2017 –Under the theme “Brighter Ideas for Packaging” in Hall 7a, Stand C06, Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC, are demonstrating their capabilities as a global, full service provider of innovative packaging solutions, from concept to consumer, to uniquely address the key aspects of packaging optimisation, reflected as five separate zones on

SunColorBox Closes the Loop on Global Digital Color Management

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY – 4 May 2017 - At interpack 2017 Sun Chemical is launching the latest version of SunColorBox, the end-to-end digital color management solution that guarantees brand colors are reproduced consistently and efficiently anywhere in the world — whatever combination of printing technology, substrates and inks is used.  

UNITED CAPS to Present Three Innovations in Caps and Closures at Interpack 2017

In-Mould Labeling, Bi-Injection and DOUBLEFLOW take center stage in the UNITED CAPS stand  

"Medical Plastics Conference" at CHINAPLAS 2017

The “3rd Medical Plastics Conference” at CHINAPLAS is shaping up to be the best ever with a packed line-up of informative topics that cover both new technologies and practical solutions given by experts, material providers and medical device manufacturers from around the world.

New in 2018: The PACKage Printing Pavilion The main stage for your package printing innovations to debut at PACK EXPO International

Reston, Va.; May 5, 2017 — The PACKage Printing Pavilion, the industry’s main stage for package printing innovations, will debut at PACK EXPO International 2018 (October 14–17, 2018, McCormick Place, Chicago), announces PACK EXPO show producer, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

AEGLE Zero. The natural choice

AEGLE Zero, a new uncoated folding boxboard with an uncoated reverse, has been added to the range of packaging materials offered by Kotkamills from their BM2 cartonboard machine in Kotka, Finland.​  

PMMI Shares Latest Trends in Global Packaging Consumer trends toward healthy eating, sustainability and convenience are impacting the global packaging market.

Reston, Va.; May 5, 2017 — Consumer focus on wellness, environmental impact and macroeconomic factors such as the growth of the middle class creating more disposable income are shaping the global packaging market, said Charles D. Yuska, president and CEO, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, at a press luncheon during interpack (Düsseldorf, Germany; May 4–10).

Numerous novelties at interpack 2017 : Bosch Packaging Technology presents line and systems competence in the age of digitization

Abundance of innovations in machines and digital services 2016 sales with around 1.3 billion euros on previous year level Europe accounts for 40 percent of sales  

New Duerr's citrus jar wins Best Packaging Design at World Food Innovation Awards

Ardagh Group and Duerr’s are proud to have has been awarded Best Packaging Design for their unique citrus jar at the World Food Innovation Awards, organised by FoodBev Media.   Judges were impressed by the design innovation in the intricate detailing of the jar’s texture, commenting:  

BillerudKorsnäs Invests in Sustainable Future: Presenting Brand Enhancing Packaging Solutions at interpack 2017

“Consumers are increasingly making more educated decisions about the products they purchase and the impact they have on the environment,” says Peter Malmqvist, marketing director at BillerudKorsnäs. “At BillerudKorsnäs we set high standards for sustainability, and by partnering with us, brand owners and converters can incorporate sustainable packaging into their operations.”  

Videojet showcases four new products at Interpack 2017

Wood Dale, Illinois – 4 May 2017 – Innovation is the focus in 2017, as Videojet showcases four brand new products from three technologies at Interpack designed to deliver maximum uptime, unprecedented reliability and attractive total cost of ownership figures.

IML Decoration of Thermoformed Packs on ILLIG FSL 48 Form, Fill and Seal Line

Heilbronn and Düsseldorf, May 5, 2017 – At his year's Interpack ILLIG; the systems provider for thermoforming solutions, will be presenting its thermoforming lines in their latest stage of development customized for the demands of the food and dairy industries. In focus will be the FSL 48 form, fill and seal line with multi-lane filler and integrated IML (In-Mold Labeling) station.

ILLIG is benefiting significantly from strong non-European markets and continues to expand its service

Heilbronn and Düsseldorf, May, 5, 2017 – Interpack, Düsseldorf, the international leading trade fair, has always been a useful indicator for the current economic situation and the mood in the packaging sector.

ILLIG Pactivity: 360° Custom-made Packaging Development in Thermoforming

Heilbronn and Düsseldorf, May 5, 2017 – At his year's Interpack, Düsseldorf, May 4 – 10, ILLIG; the systems provider for thermoforming solutions, will be presenting for the first time its new „Pactivity“ business sector for packaging development. Pactivity is a combination of Packaging and Activity.

Ishida Rve Multihead Weighers Raise The Bar For Mid-Range Performance

Ishida is launching a new series of mid-range multihead weighers for the high performance weighing of free-flowing and semi-sticky products for a large number of of dry, fresh and frozen food applications.  

Mettler Toledo Safeline X-ray wins Queen’s Award for Innovation

Royston, UK. 4th May 2017 – In recognition of the advanced technical design of its X-series of food and pharmaceutical x-ray systems, Mettler Toledo Safeline X-ray has been awarded its second Queen’s Award for Enterprise, this time in the category of innovation.  

Schreiner ProTech Develops Printable, Steam Jet Resistant Pressure Compensation Seals

Schreiner ProTech is the world’s first company to have developed a custom-printable variant of a steam jet resistant pressure compensation seal (PCS). The new version of its PCS HighProtect is the result of a joint project with an automotive customer. The top film of the membrane is custom-printed using thermal transfer (TTR) printing.

CobelPlast appoints AVI Global Plast as its Indian distributor for its range of Rigid Barrier Sheets

Indian company AVI Global Plast has joined Cobelplast’s network of agents and distributors – with a view to bringing innovative food packaging solutions to the Indian sub-continent.  

"Smart Future" at interpack The right information at the right time

Intelligent assistance systems are designed to help plant operators quickly resolve production interruptions due to unscheduled plant shutdowns. To see it work, visit the VDMA Technology Lounge in hall 5 / J38, where the VDMA presents ideas and solutions for tomorrow’s machines in cooperation with partners from industry, science and research.  

"Smart Future" at interpack No chance for dirt: sensor technology

A new cleaning device with intelligent sensor technology detects the actual cleaning requirements of systems and adjusts the cleaning parameters to meet the respective situation. This saves time, energy and resources.

"Smart Future" at interpack Industrial Security made easy

Cyberattacks are now part of any company's daily business worldwide and they continue to rise in number. They range from factory espionage to the introduction of malware. The damage caused by such attacks on the economy is in the billion range. The most important step towards protecting against such attacks is the deliberate investigation into possible risks.

"Smart Future" at interpack Quality control is breaking new ground

The PicknPack project aims to provide the food industry with new perspectives for a more flexible, more automated, gentle and robot-based production where smart factories are concerned. A PicknPack system consists of different modules, which can be configured as desired, or extended by additional units depending on the order and customer requirements.

"Smart Future" at interpack The future is won with intelligent packaging

Hardly any development in packaging technology offers so much potential for innovation and applications as printed electronics. Typical applications are the protection against product counterfeiting or product piracy, the monitoring of medication in pharmaceuticals, further product and usage information for consumers as well as promotion campaigns and events to increase customer loyalty.

Mondi to show how its innovative packaging solutions respond to industry and end-user trends at interpack 2017

Booth A24/B23, Hall 9, interpack 2017, 4-10 May, Düsseldorf   Packaging that enhances customer brands and appeals to end-users  

Mondi features customer solutions for the home & personal care industry at interpack 2017

Vienna, 4 May 2017 – Mondi, the international packaging and paper Group, will feature its solutions for customers in the home & personal care sector at the upcoming interpack fair in Düsseldorf. Home & personal care is one of three sectors in focus at the Mondi booth, where visitors can experience special product discovery areas including a staged home bathroom.

Mondi shines spotlight on customer solutions for the food & beverages sector at interpack 2017

Vienna, 4 May 2017 – Mondi, the international packaging and paper Group, will focus on its solutions for customers in the food & beverages sector at the upcoming interpack fair in Düsseldorf. Food & beverages is one of three sectors in focus at the Mondi booth, where visitors can experience special product discovery areas including a staged kitchen.  

Mondi to show at interpack how innovative packaging can save food

Vienna, 4 May 2017 – Global food waste is a serious problem – one that is being tackled by the collaborative efforts of the food and packaging industries and local and global initiatives. Mondi, the international packaging and paper Group, is playing an active role in addressing this challenge through its expertise in food safety and innovative packaging.

Mondi to show paper-based bag solutions at interpack that pack more than expected

Vienna, 4 May 2017 – At the upcoming interpack trade fair, Mondi’s Industrial Bags business will present paper-based bag solutions that protect sensitive powdery filling goods, prolong product shelf life, meet the highest safety and hygiene standards, and are easy to handle.

Mondi to address flexible consumer market demands at interpack 2017

Vienna, 4 May 2017 – In order to directly respond to ever-changing consumer trends, Mondi will be exhibiting its latest flexible product portfolio at interpack 2017. On display at stand A24 will be a wide range of products focusing on convenience, finishing and sustainability.

"Smart Future" at interpack Defined heat distribution saves energy and resources during thermoforming

With its patented Cera2Heat technology, Watttron GmbH allows a targeted heat transfer into thermoplastic films and sheets for thermoforming. The process convinces through its significant process improvements as well as material and energy savings.

Industry 4.0 as a first-hand experience The individualization of product and packaging

Everyone is talking about Industry 4.0 (I4.0) and the Internet of Things (IoT), but when it comes to implementing it many still hesitate. However, already with today’s state of the art machinery and components it is possible to realize the vision of Industry 4.0 and the individualization of products up to lot size 1.

Smart Future at interpack Innovative Ideas and Concepts for machines of tomorrow

At the VDMA Technology Lounge you can see how this can work: By means of special exhibits the VDMA will present ideas and solutions for the tomorrow’s machines in cooperation with partners from industry, science and research.  

VDMA: German food processing and packaging machinery industry in good shape

Dusseldorf, May 4, 2017 - The German food processing and packaging machinery manufacturing companies look forward to the interpack trade fair full of confidence.

Interpack 2017 – Focus on confectionery machines One in three machines come from Germany

For manufacturers of machines and systems for the confectionery industry the interpack has always been the most important trade fair worldwide. Clustered in halls 1 to 4, the industry presents its innovations for energy efficient, hygienic and economical confectionery production.  

Innovation In Leak Detection Minimises Food Waste

Ishida Europe’s recently-launched leak detector is helping food manufacturers to minimise spoilage in pre-packed retail packs, including bags, pouches and trays.  

New Ishida Remote Monitoring And Interventions Help Optimise And Protect Food Manufacturing Operations

Weighing and packing line equipment specialist Ishida Europe has introduced a unique remote customer care software solution that combines machine performance monitoring with comprehensive data capture and in-depth analysis. This enables food manufacturers and packers to operate their lines to maximum performance and efficiency, and avoid unnecessary and unwanted downtime.  

New Weigher Design Enhances Hygiene Standards

Ishida has expanded its high-performance hygienic multihead weighers for fresh and frozen applications with the introduction of a range of models with a new open frame design that allows fast and easy access for cleaning and inspections, particularly in the timing hopper area.  

VDMA: German packaging machinery manufacturing in good shape

Düsseldorf, May 04, 2014 - The past year has been a success for German packaging machinery manufacturers. The approximately 250 predominantly medium-sized companies produced machines and systems worth almost 6.4 billion euros, an increase of 3 percent compared to the previous year.  

VDMA "Machinery and equipment for pharmaceuticals and cosmetics" at interpack

The field of manufacturing and packaging machines for medicinal products is a small, highly specialized sub-sector of the German mechanical engineering industry. Within the international competition this sector holds its own very successfully. For this industry, interpack is the world's leading trade fair this year.

Manufacture of solid dosage form pharmaceuticals: “Conti” picks up speed

More projects, more technical concepts – no doubt about it, continuous production of solid dosage form pharmaceuticals is gaining momentum. The interpack is the ideal platform to get a comprehensive overview of the possibilities and perspectives offered by continuous production processes.  

Robotgrader Revolutionises Fixed Weight Tray Packing

Weighing and packing equipment specialist Ishida Europe has extended its range of solutions for poultry, meat and fish packaging with a unique system that improves yields and efficiencies in the packing of fresh protein.  

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