Filling & Packaging

Food and drink packaging is more than product protection – demands from producers and consumers are always increasing. Schubert considers the value of supplier collaboration to deliver optimal solutions.

The 2020 trade fair year has so far been characterised by postponements and cancellations. Interpack was rescheduled to February 2021 to help slow the spread of Covid-19. Krones found a solution.

Sliced bread, BBQ sauces, drinks – the portfolio of the food and beverage producer Spitz in Upper Austria is very diversified.

Compressed air is an essential part of any packaging operation. SMC's Bill Blyth shares his insights on increasing efficiencies in air consumption across the entire manufacturing plant.

New Zealand’s iconic Whittaker’s chocolate company has installed a new, custom-built piece of machinery that can weigh and bag up to six different flavours of chocolates.

Bosch Packaging Technology has changed its name to Syntegon, and it will continue to provide processing and packaging technology to the food and pharmaceutical industries.

The war on packaging waste is fought on many fronts in the beverage industry – from the manufacture of packaging materials to the bottling process. KHS is helping to develop new standards in this field, from which beverage producers and consumers alike are set to profit.

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.