Editor’s pickBosch launches Pack 403 flow wrapper for medium to high speed applications

The new fully-automated, narrow horizontal flow wrapper Pack 403 from Bosch Packaging Technology is the first machine of its next generation of flow wrappers, ideal for wrapping bars and biscuits, as well as chocolate, cookies and crackers. “Our new Pack 403 offers mid- to large-sized manufacturers a fully-automated packaging solution that is exceptionally easy to operate, clean and …

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Hybrid capability with the new TruBake HiCirc oven

The new TruBake HiCirc convection oven launched by Baker Perkins brings higher rates of convection, higher heat flux, and a broader range of product capability than its predecessors.  The new oven is a development of the well-proven HiCirc oven with improvements in flexibility, efficiency and hygiene and, for the first time, the ability to be …


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Lubrication-free iglidur plain bearings made of high-performance plastics …

Fresh air with mould-resistant, tested and maintenance-free iglidur plain bearings made from high-performance plastics. (Source: igus GmbH) No chance for mould! igus polymer plain bearings pass the test Lubrication-free iglidur plain bearings made of high-performance plastics ensure clean air in aircraft and buildings   For the …


Cargill opens first food innovation center in Singapore to address nutrition …

Cargill has opened its first innovation center in Singapore to help customers anticipate market forces and shifting consumer values around tastes, nutrition and food safety. It also connects the company's Asia Pacific customers to a global network of 10 other innovation centers and 2,000 food scientists. The Singapore center will employ 20 food …


Clariant Masterbatches Establishes Regional Packaging Center in Thailand

Clariant Masterbatches Establishes Regional Packaging Center in Thailand. (Photo: Clariant)   Initiative provides top-level support to the packaging industry in Asia Pacific Seeks “breakthrough” concepts and solutions Official launch during InterPlas 2019   Muttenz, June 20, 2019 – Clariant …


A strong software duo for efficient meat processing

A strong software duo for efficient meat processing Solutions from K+G Wetter also impress in the butcher trade with their friction-free processes and maximum quality Craft and computers – can they work together? Absolutely, as K+G Wetter can successfully prove with the software duo CutControl and CutVision. While the experts for robust …


Improving illumination in sorter cuts waste and raises quality

An Austrian food processor has improved profits, driven up product quality and cut waste by simply upgrading the lights in its Bühler SORTEX optical sorter from fluorescent to LED An Austrian manufacturer of bakery products is one of the first European companies to increase productivity and reduce waste by switching to LED lighting in their …


New, recyclable packaging film for fresh and processed food puts Mondi on the …

Mondi Group has developed a fully-recyclable polypropylene construction for thermoforming applications with a 23% reduction in carbon footprint compared to existing packaging Flexible food packaging has traditionally presented brand owners with a choice –– either extract the maximum performance parameters or make it fully recyclable. …


Weber’s New Transthin 400 Labels and ECO Ribbons Reduce Changeover Times

Weber Packaging Solutions just introduced a new label and ribbon combination that can stretch your labeling runtime and reduce the number of required changeovers on your production line. The new Transthin 400 is a thermal-transfer label material that features both a thinner facesheet and a thinner release liner so it has more labels per same …


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Festo at Hannover Messe 2018

In line with its theme “Get Digital Now”, Festo exhibited new Future and Bionic Concepts as well as product innovations for factory and process automation at this year’s Hannover Messe 2018.

The Festo Motion Terminaland the BionicCobot were some of the new technologies from the field of digitalisation that were demonstrated at its booth to show how they were able to help increase productivity.

This is how Festo continues to help customers in the world of digitalisation add value to their processes.

Strengthened Safety and Increased Productivity at Frisian Flag Indonesia

We are happy to share a great testimonial from our client Frisian Flag Indonesia

Frisian Flag Indonesia is a subsidiary of the international Dutch group Friesland Campina, specialist of dairy products.

Pasar Rebo's site of Frisian Flag in Jakarta has recently invested in an automatic Wrap Around packing solution for its sweetened condensed milk bags, to meet expectations in terms of safety and productivity.