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Aluminium Deflection Elbows to 30.5cm Prevent Breakage of Bulk Foods, Grains

26-05-2016

By preventing impact with the elbow wall, HammerTek’s Smart Elbow® deflection elbow is said to prevent material degradation and the generation of fines.  The cast aluminium line of Smart Elbow® deflection elbows from HammerTek® is now offered in tube and pipe sizes from 3.8 cm up to 30.5 cm in diameter.  Engineered for …

At DRUPA, AVT to Showcase New Solutions for HP Indigo Label and Packaging Presses

25-05-2016

At HP’s Stand, World’s #1 Provider of Automatic Inspection for Label & Packaging Segments Will Present Four Systems on HP Indigo Presses  Hod-Hasharon, Israel – AVT, the world leader in print inspection, print process control, and quality assurance, will introduce an extensive roster of new solutions for HP …

Appeal of Sophisticated Sodas Goes beyond Alcohol Alternatives, says Canadean

25-05-2016

The adult soft drinks market is gaining ground as products seek to satisfy a range of consumer needs and behaviours. Sophisticated sodas not only offer an increasingly attractive alternative for consumers who wish to limit their alcohol intake, but also appeal to broader demographics, according to consumer insight from Canadean. The …

Linx Expands In Scandinavia

25-05-2016

Multicheck Team Linx Printing Technologies is strengthening its global footprint and increasing its presence in Scandinavia with the appointment of leading packaging equipment supplier Multicheck as a Linx distributor for Denmark and Norway. Established in 2000, Multicheck sells a wide range of packaging equipment including x-ray equipment, …

Editor’s pickGEA Becomes a Major Force in the Bakery Sector

25-05-2016

GEA technicians assembling a cupcake production line Recently, GEA successfully concluded the acquisition of Imaforni in Verona, Italy, a leading supplier of advanced lines for crackers, soft and hard biscuits. This complements its acquisition of Comas from Torrebelvicino, near Venice last year, a company supplying top level equipment and …

Editor’s pickBag Dump Station with Tubular Cable Conveyor

24-05-2016

Flexicon Manual Dumping Station with integral FLEXI-DISC™ Tubular Cable Conveyor contains dust and conveys friable bulk foods and non-foods gently over short or long distances. A new Manual Dumping Station with integral FLEXI-DISC™ Tubular Cable Conveyor from Flexicon collects dust created during manual dumping from bags, boxes, pails …

SIG Combibloc Carton Packs Become an Interactive Experience with Zappar

24-05-2016

May 2016. Welcome to a new world! Augmented reality (AR) opens up a new dimension of on-pack marketing. Partnering with Zappar, one of the world’s leading developers and providers of AR, SIG Combibloc is turning carton packs into interactive and engaging experiences. The technology provides a bridge between physical objects and the digital …