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Processing & Packaging

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has collaborated with the Italian machine producer ACMI to create a new wrapping system for pallets that uses paper instead of plastic. By transforming the way pallets are wrapped, Advantage StretchWrap reduces the supply chain’s reliance on plastic, moving to a...
Heavy dirt accumulation, dust and swarf are commonplace for pillow blocks and fixed flange bearings. Constant lubrication and maintenance is therefore necessary. With the injection-moulded igus spherical balls, customers can resort to a lubrication-free and maintenance-free solution for their metallic pillow blocks. igus has now developed new spherical balls...
The popular Alfa Laval Twin Screw Pump now comes in three new model sizes optimised to handle lower flow rates for hygienic applications across the dairy, food, beverage and home-personal care industries.Need to go low flow? Go with the Alfa Laval Twin Screw PumpDesigned for process flexibility, the Alfa...
If a component is to have several properties, it usually has to be manufactured in several steps. But such production can quickly become cost-intensive for small quantities. It is precisely for this reason that igus now offers multi-material printing with up to four materials. This allows multifunctional and wear-resistant...
Gears made of polymer ensure power transmission in countless applications - whether in fully automatic coffee machines or in actuators. Specifically for the production of wear-resistant and durable gears in high volumes, igus now offers production with injection moulding in addition to mechanical processing from bar stock and additive...
How can one load a reactor with the correct amounts of different powders, some even showing bad flow characteristics, without creating dust clouds, in a safe way for both the process and its equipment but also for the operators minimising material handling operations of the bulk raw materials?For all...
Elopak has announced a new tethered cap solution for its iconic Pure-Pak® cartons – the Pure-TwistFlip™.The tethered cap is the latest sustainability-focused innovation announced by Elopak. The closure remains attached to the carton throughout its entire lifetime, helping to tackle the serious problem of marine littering by ensuring that...
Comexi, a specialist in solutions for the flexible packaging printing and converting industry, and Ip3 Desarrollos, a company dedicated to the manufacture of flexible packaging, have reached an agreement to acquire a Comexi F2 MB flexographic press and a Comexi SL2 MB laminator. The two machines will be installed...
"Sustainable Packaging" is currently the buzzword in the packaging industry. Not without reason. For example, a recent representative online survey conducted by management consultants Simon, Kucher & Partners in March 2021 ("Sustainable Product Packaging", Simon, Kucher & Partners, March 2021) revealed that for almost three quarters of the consumers...
Scientists within academia and industries including pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and food and beverage analysis, can now benefit from new and improved software capabilities to enhance productivity and usability. The latest software updates by Thermo Fisher Scientific enable more strength and flexibility in laboratory workflows in numerous fields, including biotherapeutic characterisation,...