News archive

February 2020

Lightening Food Industry 2020!

28-02-2020

FIC2020 rescheduled on 28th-30th, June,2020     The highly anticipated food additives and ingredients event --- Food Ingredients China 2020 --- will be taking place from 28-30, June in National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, China. Over 1500 exhibitors will be welcoming you …

Emirates SkyCargo appoints new cargo manager for India

28-02-2020

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has named Abdulla Alkhallafi as its new cargo manager for India. Alkhallafi will be based out of Delhi, and will be overseeing all commercial and operational aspects of Emirates SkyCargo in one of the air cargo carrier’s most important markets globally. He will be taking over from Keki …

Azelis joins Together for Sustainability initiative

28-02-2020

Azelis has joined Together for Sustainability (TfS), a global initiative for sustainable supply chains. This membership follows on Azelis’ membership to UN Global Compact and Gold rating from EcoVadis, thus affirming the company’s resolute course of action to be catalyst of change when it comes to sustainable business models and become …

Heat and Control strengthens global footprint with Russian office

28-02-2020

Heat and Control has opened its Moscow office, its newest site and its first in Russia. The office demonstrates Heat and Control’s commitment to customers in Russia, the greater northern and eastern Europe, the territories in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), while enabling the company to accommodate its growing local sales and …

Complying with the Food Safety Modernisation Act

27-02-2020

Enacted by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Food Safety Modernisation Act (FSMA) was signed into law in 2011. The piece of legislation aims to ensure that food supply in America, and worldwide, is safe from bacteria, illness or adverse side effect as a result of contaminated or spoiled food. Rather than responding to contamination, …

Sustainable rice partnership runs for MacArthur Foundation US$100M grant

27-02-2020

The Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) – of which Olam International is founding member – has been shortlisted for a US$100 million grant from the MacArthur Foundation, for improving the livelihoods of 500,000 rice farmers while reducing environmental impacts. There is a paradox where rice is vital to food security yet simultaneously …

Compact positioning drive with IO-Link

27-02-2020

By Jürgen Schuh When formats are changed on production machines such as packaging machines, labelers, textile machines, printing machines or wood-processing machines, precise and reproducible positioning is always crucial. As well as optimising machine setup times, fully automated positioning drives can prevent incorrect settings, which in …

Prima Jaya Eratama installs Comexi’s solutions in facility

26-02-2020

The Indonesian company has purchased a Comexi F4 press and a Comexi ML1 MC laminator Prima Jaya Eratama, an Indonesian flexible packaging manufacturer, has reaffirmed its alliance with Comexi following the purchase of a new flexographic press, a Comexi F4, and a laminator, the Comexi ML1 MC. Both solutions are installed at Prima Jaya …