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Despite the extraordinary challenges the world faced during the 2020 financial year, packaging machine manufacturer Gerhard Schubert GmbH posted a positive business result that was significantly better than the Corona-related forecast adjustments at the beginning of the pandemic year suggested. The Schubert Group achieved an increase in turnover of...
Krones supporting its customers from the beverage and liquid-food sectors in optimising and digitalising their production operations is nothing new. In line with the one-stop-shop concept, Krones is now bringing the fields of mechanical engineering and digitalisation even closer together: Its customers will get both from a single source...
Fabbri Group  won the first prize of the BIOPOLYMER Innovation Award for its Nature Fresh certified compostable film. Entirely developed and produced by Fabbri Group, Nature Fresh is the world’s first bioplastic compostable cling film for automatic food packaging, certified as home and industrial compostable according to the Standard EN...
Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) is a high-value material that is on course to take over a key function in the plastics industry’s path toward a circular economy. PET flakes can now be processed without pre-drying into pellets using Coperion ZSK twin screw extruders. Next, they are condensed in the SSP...
The "Hydrothermal Plastic Recycling Solution" of start-up Mura Technology promises the conversion of plastic back to oil in just 25 minutes. In order for entry into a sustainable circular economy to succeed, globally active industrial companies such as igus are supporting the development of this technology. Dow Chemical, the...
Whether juices, purées or baby food – there is a huge variety of food with many different flavours available for babies and infants. The standards governing safety and quality are high for baby food jars, and inspections are stringent. There are more than 1,000 baby food products available on...
Arax, the renowned Armenian Vodka, has introduced a new glass packaging by Gentlebrand. The new wine and spirits project has demonstrated how design and technical know-how are the Italian agency’s winning assets. Arax is a renowned Armenian vodka infused with Tarragon, an aromatic herb that is combined with local natural...
Serac has combined PET bottle blowing and pulsed light decontamination in a single machine: the ESL Combox. The machine has already won over several local dairies by enabling them to emphasise their commitment to sustainability while offering consumers a longer shelf life. A reduction up to three-logs without chemicals By combining...
SCANLAB GmbH is supplying the core component for a new machine concept of stoba Customised Machinery for laser drilling in the micrometer range. The processing machine integrates the five-axis precSYS microprocessing system with a femtosecond laser and optical measurement for automatic correction of drilling results. As such, significant increases...
The establishment of an own-brand sales and service organisation comes as XSYS strengthens its presence with becoming a full solutions provider for its customers globally. XSYS Italia S.r.l. will be based in Milano, Italy, with new staff members recruited to help drive this initiative at local level. For many years,...