Filling & Packaging

Aseptic technology has become well established in the food and drink sector as a filling technique but some are still unaware of its benefits. Matt Hale from HRS Heat Exchangers writes.

Canadian contract filler Ya Ya Foods has come to rely on KHS aseptic technology for its beverage filling requirements – and is planning to keep building on its €13.3m investment in KHS equipment to date.

French co-packer Packopale has broadened its market offering with the addition of APPMA member Schur's Schur Star concept to its operations.

United Caps has been awarded Most Welcomed Packaging Solution of the Year at the Dairy Asia Pacific Summit 2019 for its 127 SAFE-TE closure.

APPMA member KHS has exhibited new hardware and software solutions at BrauBeviale, the beverage trade show in Germany.

Profile Solutions has exhibited its flagship 6LDV leak tester at K 2019, the world’s leading plastics industry trade show.

Queensland-based ice cream company Pixie Ice Cream has installed a picker and packing line from Schubert, which is represented in Australia by APPMA member Selpak.

One of Cama’s latest BT Generation systems has been successfully installed by a major European player in the dairy sector, increasing the plant’s production efficiency and flexibility.

Bosch, represented in Australia by APPMA member Nupac, is set to exhibit its single-source bag-in-box systems at Pack Expo 2019 in Las Vegas.

Ecolean has more than doubled the capacity on its new EL1+ filling machine for chilled family-sized liquid food packages.

A British craft brewer has quadrupled its output with the Innofill Can C can filler from KHS.

Heat and Control has announced the promotion of Scott Burrows to sales and operations manager for New Zealand, adding his 25 years' food and beverage processing industry know-how to the leadership position.

A French company has installed a new complete PET line from Sidel to bottle white vinegar in response to growing demand.

With glass bottles expected to be in high demand over the next few years, Sidel has unveiled a new solution for glass filling.

KHS has developed a PET solution that it says offers better barrier properties than composite materials and is fully recyclable from bottle to bottle.