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With the TÜV-SÜD-certified safety solution, which safely monitors the cardboard feed on packaging machines, this process can now be designed to be safe and productive. The solution package offers two safety controllers to choose from — the small controller PNOZmulti 2 for applications configured via a software tool, and...
Froneri Finland has adopted Bornewables polypropylene from Borealis for the packaging of their Aino brand ice cream. The tubs and lids, moulded by PACCOR including the in-mould decoration, had been the first ice cream packaging to receive ISCC PLUS certification for their renewable material content. Borealis, a developer of advanced...
The 2022 edition of ProPak Asia will be held from 15-18 Jun at BITEC (Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre). After a year’s hiatus, the Italian pavilion organised by UCIMA will host 25 companies in an area of almost 600m2, making it the largest international group present at the show....
EcoVadis has awarded silver status to Syntegon in their sustainability rating, honouring the processing and packaging technology company’s sustainability efforts. For the assessment, EcoVadis evaluated 21 criteria in four areas: environment, labour and human rights, business ethics and sustainable procurement. Compared to the previous year, in which Syntegon received...
V-Shapes, a supplier of vertically integrated products and services for hygienic and sustainable single-dose packaging, has announced that it has formalised a strategic partnership relationship with Singapore-based New Quantum Holdings (NQH) to expand its presence in Asia, who, together with affiliated company Sustainable Green Solutions (SGSPL), will be V-Shapes...
Kemin Industries has launched KEEPER and OXINE, two new antimicrobial and disinfection solutions from Kemin Food Technologies — Asia that use chlorine-dioxide-based technology to treat food, water and food contact surfaces, such as equipment and food preparation environments. KEEPER and OXINE solutions are complimented by Kemin's patented activation and application systems, which...
BOGE’s S-4 series provided efficiency and quiet running when it was first launched in the world of compressed air technology. The design concept has been expanded to include additional power ranges, and the oil-lubricated screw compressor with the large housing is also now available where 90kW power is required....
Start-ups, technology companies and universities join hands with Tetra Pak to tackle challenges and unlock new opportunities for the food and beverage industry. Ahead of the United Nations World Food Safety Day, Tetra Pak has announced its new set of research collaborations and programmes to further accelerate efforts to address challenges facing food systems worldwide. The initiative is part...
Future Crops has taken its vertical farm a further step off the grid by shifting to reliance on 100% renewable energy. Harnessing the natural green powers of solar and wind energy, the company also is solving the primary hurdle to bringing the industry to a greater carbon-neutral position, while...
JBT Corporation’s PLF International has announced the launch of its new PLF Virtus linear vacuum filler. PLF Virtus is the new range of linear vacuum filling machines, designed to handle a wide range of milk-based nutritional powders including infant formula and specialised medical nutrition. Developed by PLF’s experienced team in...