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Processing & Packaging

HRS now offers remote telemetry and control options for all applicable products and systems, using class-leading technology from both Siemens and Allen-Bradley Products. Both companies are well established in the sector: Allen-Bradley developed the original programmable logic controller (PLC) in the 1970s, while Siemens have been involved in the...
Krones UK has partnered with the world’s most historic international beer and cider competition, for the 2021 International Brewing and Cider Awards. The manufacturer of brewery process equipment and process control systems has stepped in to sponsor the world’s most historic international brewing and cider awards, which has earned the...
Meet the machines eating their way to a more sustainable tomorrow. Food waste in, compost out – and all in just a day’s work for seven food digesters that will be installed by JTC, a Singapore government agency, in select industrial estates across the republic by the end of 2021. These...
The installation of Flexicon’s solutions empowers Breedlove Foods to increase production of nutritious food products, enabling the non-profit organisation to serve more meals as part of its humanitarian food aid. Breedlove Foods produces nutritious food products for humanitarian relief in the aftermath of hurricanes, earthquakes and other catastrophic events. The...
A little over two years ago, Synlait had a vison to build a greenfield nutritional manufacturing facility in the North Island of New Zealand. What started with a nondescript plot of land just South of Auckland, in the Waikato region of New Zealand, and a concept for a well-designed...
Pasteurisation is widely used within the dairy industry to ensure milk is safe to drink while also help to prolong its shelf life. Here, Tetra Pak highlights different methods of pasteurisation for food and liquid dairy applications. Pasteurisation is a heat treatment which results in a particular level of bacteria...
Demand for fruit juice amongst Malaysian consumers shows no signs of slowing down. A Mintel research found that the country is now drinking more than 150 million litres of juice drinks a year, with many consumers preferring them to fizzy drinks. Not surprisingly, orange juice is identified as the...
Dairy products are popular in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Due to the high outdoor temperatures, every step in the production of these products is closely monitored. This requires continuous reliable measurement, which was why the new VEGABAR series of measuring instruments have been entrusted with this important task...
Sidel packaging team in Shanghai, China, redesigned the package of Menton flavoured water by integrating youthfulness into its health attribute. The straight-wall lightweight polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle, which weighs only 17.85g for the 500ml format, conveys the sense of modernity, and is a statement of sustainable packaging. Targeting young...
The owners of Ice River Springs (IRS) have been relying on Krones for the considerable experience in processing recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic and the high efficiency of their lines. Almost all of the blow moulders in their seven bottling plants belong to the Krones Contiform series. The co-packer...