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LATEST NEWS SP-I – Robot manipulator for continuous motion machine ! The universal arm joint may be fixed or rotating.If rotating, the gear motor that controls its motion is fixed to the machines upper plate.The shift in the Y-axis is transmitted by a splined shaft, a ball-bushing, and two universal joints.Main characteristics of the SP-I: Gripping head with the possibility of product rotation by means of universal joints Adjustable gripping head rotation Read More Chemical recycling helps to reduce CO2 footprint and consumption of fossil feedstock for cheese packaging The mozzarella cheese is being produced at Rdkrsbro dairy in Denmark. It needs to mature in specially designed maturing bags for about two weeks. The plastic films need to be multi-layered for food safety reasons, but this also means they cannot be recycled through mechanical recycling which is the industry standard across Europe. Therefore, the only option so far has been to send them to incinera Read More Eva Arias designs the packaging of Tocando Madera wine
LATEST NEWS Smurfit Kappa behind gift box for Horseshoe Gin The new box incorporates the brands diamond-shaped label through a cut-out at the front of the box. An inner lid with eye-catching cut-outs to hold the fragile bottle firmly was also part of the design for the Northern Ireland-based distillery.Sam Dorman from Horseshoe Gin said, Were really pleased with the striking colours, and the print quality is more than we could have asked for. Smurfit Kappa Read More German researchers study influence of packaging on consumers’ purchase intentions Researchers from the University of Bonn alongside the Forschungszentrum Jlich institution in Germany have recently conducted a study to examine how packaging influences consumers purchase intentions.As part of this study, the team from both German institutions conducted an online survey of almost 3,000 women and men from across the country.The survey focused on covering three completely Read More 5 good reasons for automatic labeling 1. Automatic labeling offers higher clock ratesHave you ever tried to peel off a label and stick it on as accurately as possible? Then you know: A human cannot label as quickly and accurately as a machine.A high-speed label applicator such as the Legi-Air 6000 prints up to 2,250 labels per hour and applies them to continuous cartons. A high-speed label applicator that only applies pre-printed labe
LATEST NEWS Uganda’s new banana economy: upcycling banana waste to rugs, wigs, packaging and more Uganda is the worlds second-largest producer and consumer of bananas; India is the first. With a global production value of about 10 million metric tons and banana consumption of almost one kilogram per person, per day, more than 75% of Ugandas population relies on bananas as a staple food. The ripe fruit is cooked in savoury dishes and consumed as a dessert and made into wine, juice, beer, dehydr Read More SEALPAC’s Amax traysealers When it comes to the SEALPAC Amax-series traysealers, the name says it all. Based on decades of experience in tray-sealing, they have been designed to achieve previously unattainable, maximized results in terms of productivity and efficiency. These machines are characterized by their economical use of energy and particularly low-wear design. This reduces maintenance costs and increases their avail Read More Packaging industry growing at 15-17pc can genrate jobs at district level, says experts The packaging industry is growing at 15-17 per cent and the sector has the potential to create employment opportunities in the country, industry experts said.The experts also called for the promotion of domestic players and setting up the packaging industry in every district on the lines of the 'one district one product' initiative to create jobs at the local level."Presently, the demand for packa
LATEST NEWS EVERYTHING IN CRISIS? THE PACKAGING INDUSTRY BEFORE INTERPACK 2023 Within Europe, one issue above all is dominating discussions within the sector: the specifications planned for environmental claims within the EU. No wonder, since the European Union is the biggest domestic market in the world. In 2021, the GDP of the EU was 14.5 trillion euros.According to a proposal by the European Commission in March 2023, voluntary environmental claims made by companies concer Read More App MyMizu aims to reduce plastic waste in Japan, one drink at a time In a country drowning itself in plastic, the creators of an app called MyMizu are attempting to change seemingly entrenched views and cultural norms regarding sustainability.Its a challenge the creators acknowledge, but they believe they are making inroads. Two weeks after the release of the app, which provides a map of places in Japan where water can be obtained for free, it already had more than Read More Packaging trays of Swiss organic mushrooms continuously replaced with 100 percent grass-paper trays
LATEST NEWS Huhtamaki launches mono-material flexible packaging Huhtamaki has developed mono-material flexible packaging in paper, PE and PP Retort.  Dr Marco Hilty, president of flexible packaging at Huhtamaki, said: What weve done, quite simply, is to redesign the future of flexible packaging by setting new industry standards in mono-material solutions.  These blueloop innovations are both unique to Huhtamaki and transformational. They simultaneous Read More Tetra Pak partners with Disney and Marvel to revitalise its dairy drinks According to Tetra Pak, 80 Disney and Marvel-inspired designs will feature on the packaging of Coops Qualit & Prix ambient white milk, fresh white milk, flavoured milk, and protein drinks in Switzerland.Tetra Paks Coop-Disney collaboration project leader Farahnaz Mohsenin said: Its exciting to see our collaborative approach opening new opportunities for our customers. The campaign includes one Read More Monoplastics, Durable DECA DNA Monoplastic, is the (only) way to goOptimal protection for your food products is what you want. Plastic packaging is and continues to be the most functional solution to ensure this protection. You also want to package sustainably with the smallest possible environmental impact. The ultimate answer: is monoplastic. The only way to go.We know this all too well at DECA. All our pl
LATEST NEWS Tetra Pak and Appetite Creative Educate Customers with Interactive Smart Packaging World leading food processing and packaging company Tetra Pak, in partnership with creative technology studio Appetite Creative, has created a fun and interactive smart packaging experience for a leading European fruit juice producer to help educate and inspire its customers. Focusing on passion fruit, pineapple and mango flavours in the one litre range, the smart packaging utilises a web app Read More World's First Flavoured Vodka In Paper Bottle Launches in Tesco Store ! Two innovative companies in South Wales have formed a green alliance to bring flavoured vodka in paper Frugal Bottles to Tesco stores.Flawless Vodka is now the worlds first brand to launch flavoured vodka in paper bottles, which are five times lighter than glass bottles and have a carbon footprint of up to six times lower.The award-winning Frugal Bottle is the worlds first and only comme Read More Resealable packaging innovation
LATEST NEWS Tetra Pak and Appetite Creative Educate Customers with Interactive Smart Packaging World leading food processing and packaging company Tetra Pak, in partnership with creative technology studio Appetite Creative, has created a fun and interactive smart packaging experience for a leading European fruit juice producer to help educate and inspire its customers. Focusing on passion fruit, pineapple and mango flavours in the one litre range, the smart packaging utilises a web app Read More Milma gets Almond Branding to revamp branding and packaging Kerala Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (KCMMF), commonly known as Milma, has partnered with Almond Branding, a leading design agency, to revamp its branding and packaging. The new branding and packaging were unveiled by the Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan, at a special ceremony.After extensive market research in 2022, Milma discovered that although it was highly regarded for its Read More World's First Flavoured Vodka In Paper Bottle Launches in Tesco Store !
LATEST NEWS INTERPACK 2023 UPDATES Taking place once in 3 years, interpack in Dusseldorf is the largest trade fair for processing and packaging. A record number of companies took part in the success of the previous edition. Messe Dusseldorf opened its doors to 2860 exhibitors from 55 countries and 170,899 visitors from 169 countries.From 4 to 10 May 2023, all prominent members of the international processing and packaging industry Read More Introducing the ODC 960 Sensor from Roll-2-Roll Technologies ! Roll-2-Roll Technologies is proud to announce the introduction of its latest product, the ODC 960 sensor. Boasting a sensing range of 37.8 inches and a resolution of 0.005" or 0.127 mm, the ODC 960 sets a new industry standard for wide-range sensors, providing unparalleled precision for converters seeking the utmost accuracy in their converting applications.The innovative Roll-2-Roll Sensor techno Read More Ampacet Introduces SeaGlass™ Collection – Visual Enhancements for PET Our new SeaGlass Collection reinforces our ethos of finding beauty in waste, says Mercedes Landzuri, Ampacet Market Insight Manager. The color palette showcases the luminous colors found in these treasures from the sea.These unique effects for PET enhance the shelf appeal of packaging and products without a mold change. As with other colored PET packaging, products made with SeaGlass can find a se
Dear All, We are thrilled to bring you the latest news and updates about the upcoming Interpack 2023, an international trade fair for the packaging industry that will take place in Düsseldorf from May 4 to May 10, 2023. After 6 long years, the event will finally open its doors again, attracting visitors from across the globe to explore the 18 fully booked exhibition halls and witness a variety of innovative packaging solutions and new product debuts. Over 2,700 exhibitors from more than 60 countries across five continents, including major players from Germany, Italy, China, Turkey, India, the Netherlands, the USA, France, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, will showcase their products at Interpack 2023. This provides the perfect opportunity to connect with potential customers and expand international business. Companies such as IMA Industrial Machine, Coesia Group, Syntegon Technology, Marchesini Group, and OPTIMA packaging group will showcase their latest products and innovations at the event. At PackagingConnections.com, our mission is to be the leading packaging knowledge platform, providing packaging information in a simple, usable, and systematic manner. We strongly encourage posting packaging information and news that everyone can use, participating in discussions, asking questions, and being positive. We are excited to spread the word before and after the Interpack event and share your latest updates with our fast-growing network and partners. We would appreciate it if you could include your press releases and news updates related to Interpack 2023 on our website, www.packagingconnections.com . We are also available for interviews and content marketing of your products and services. SUBMIT/SEND your Press releases/News/Innovations/updates at pr@packagingconnections.com or info@packagingconnections.com Incase you have any further questions or support please contact me directly at ch.bhaskar@packagingconnections.com Thank you for your time, and we look forward to hearing back from you.   Best regards, Bhaskar Ch | LinkedIn For PackagingConnections.com
LATEST NEWS Weetabix reaches 100% recyclable milestone After significant investment to meet this goal before 2025 in accordance with WRAP deadlines, Weetabix has reached this landmark two years ahead of schedule. All paper-based packaging components and Weetabix On The Go drinks bottles are widely recyclable at home, and plastic wrap components can be recycled with soft plastics at most major supermarkets.Mark Tyrrell, packaging development manager at Read More Cheese packaging from cheese waste: Go Orleans Project research extends shelf life and reduces food waste The research, named the Go Orleans project, was led by the Agri-Food Business Federation of the Valencian Community (FEDACOVA), Aimplas, the Plastics Technology Centre, the Universitat de Valncia, ADM Biopolis, and cheesemakers Dehesa Dos Hermanas and La Cabezuela. The team has also reintroduced wasted whey into the cheese industry as a probiotic ingredient for animal feed. Whey is a by-produ Read More Milliken to help sort out Digital Watermarks Project