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Editor’s pickIshida Flexibility Handles All Pasta Types

05-07-2016

The versatility and adaptability of Ishida’s multihead weighing technology means it is able to pack all dried pasta varieties at Austria’s market leading producer Recheis Teigwaren, whatever their shape and level of pasta fragility. The pasta produced by Recheis comes in many shapes and sizes and can be as different as curly …

Sidel Awarded Accreditation from Safe Contractor for Health & Safety Excellence

04-07-2016

2016, for the fifth year in succession, Sidel has been awarded accreditation for the company’s commitment to achieving excellence in the management of health & safety practices in its activities. The award comes from SAFEcontractor, the leading third-party accreditation scheme that recognises high standards in health & safety …

Measuring Distances with a Direct Measured Value Display

04-07-2016

In many areas of industry or mechanical engineering, there are measuring jobs to be done with wire-actuated encoders to measure distances or displacements that are not connected to control systems but the measured values should be displayed. Be it in material handling, the packaging industry, the paper industry, or the textile industry. The task …

MEMOPHENOLTM Awarded at the French Innovation Corner

01-07-2016

Bordeaux area (FR), June 2016 – MEMOPHENOLTM has been awarded at the French Innovation Corner in the category of Pharmaceutical Products at the last Vitafoods Europe show. MEMOPHENOLTM has been recognized for its innovation and international resonance among 15 shortlisted products by Nutrimarketing and Bpifrance Innovation. Developed by …

Bottlegreen Drinks Extend into Plastic

01-07-2016

M&H Plastics has recently completed production of a new 50ml bottle for SHS Drinks’ brand, bottlegreen. Initially produced to allow added value as an inclusion of a 50ml cordial serve in a twin pack of 750ml glass sparkling pressés for Waitrose meal deals, the use of these new plastic bottles has opened up a range of benefits to …

Editor’s pickIndustry 4.0 Gets Trouble-Free Motion with Smart Plastics

01-07-2016

Smart plastics eliminate unplanned downtimes of machineries: The intelligent drylin linear guide, the intelligent energy chain and the intelligent cable monitor themselves permanently and make predictive maintenance and replacement possible. (Source: igus GmbH) Intelligent e-chain, cable and linear bearing products increase plant …

Vitafoods Asia 2016 Expands Education Programme

01-07-2016

Singapore, 30 June 2016 – Vitafoods Asia, the only event dedicated to the nutraceutical, functional food and beverages, and dietary supplement industries in Asia, today announces a series of learning activities that have been specially organised for 2016. Returning for its sixth edition, Vitafoods Asia will take place from 1 - 2 September …

Fine Food New Zealand Dishes Up Winning Results

01-07-2016

A record turnout of exhibitors and visitors has seen the country’s biggest trade food event, Fine Food New Zealand, celebrate its greatest success yet. A biennial business to business exhibition for the foodservice, food retail and hospitality industries, the show is hugely significant to the sectors it serves as well to the New Zealand …

MonoSol Launches New Food Grade Film Application with Dicoisa

30-06-2016

June 28, 2016 – MonoSol, the world leader in water-soluble films, announces its newest food grade film customer – Dicoisa. A supplier of color additives based in Mexico City, Dicoisa is using MonoSol’s Vivos® film to package and deliver food colors to processors in Latin America. MonoSol’s film enables operational …