Filling & Packaging

Opal has gained exclusive distribution rights for Bandall’s internationally patented banding and branding packaging systems, across Australia and New Zealand.

Eckes-Granini is making its packaging portfolio even more environmentally-friendly with the help of the KHS Group to develop bottles made of 100% rPET.

Amcor advances on its sustainability commitments with recent investments in technology to support more sustainable product development.

Propac Industrial has released the new US type Ultrasonic Vertical Form Filler machine, which the company says increases productivity and speed, and reduces food waste due to the airtight seal delivered.

When Australian digital diagnostics company Ellume landed a US$231.8 million contract with the US Department of Defense in February 2021 to supply its rapid COVID-19 Home Test to the US market, the secure packaging solutions installed by JL Lennard at the company’s Brisbane facility played an important role in ensuring the safe delivery of the kits.

Foodmach has been tasked with delivering four turnkey packaging lines for BWX’s new facility in Melbourne, significantly increasing the Australian natural beauty business’ production capability.

A new report by Innova Market Insights and PackagingInsights has highlighted the trends to dominate the packaging sector in the post-pandemic world. Joshua Poole writes.

KHS’s Innopack Kisters CNP processes can toppers made of cardboard at a rate of up to 108,000 cans per hour, which has enabled it to establish a further sustainable form of secondary packaging on the market.

BillerudKorsnas and Haver & Boecker have published Sack Packaging Norms, covering some of the most critical factors to be considered when powdered goods are packed in bulk paper sacks.

Regulatory controls and public concerns continue to drive major changes in the industry, with pressure to reduce single-use packaging and production footprints, according to Nupac.

After already selling two Goglio G21 coffee packaging machines in just the first week of demo, Jet Technologies is now offering another opportunity to see the advanced efficiencies of the G21 at its Sydney centre.

The KHS Group is providing a further sustainable alternative for secondary packaging by enabling film made entirely of recycled material to be processed on all of its shrink packers.

A Nupac customer specialising in loose-leaf salad production and manufacturing has seen a 20 per cent increase in throughput with the Syntegon SVE 3620 continuous bagger.

KHS has introduced the Innopack Kisters Wrap-aroundShrinkPaperPacker Advanced (WSPP A), which can deliver “every packaging option imaginable” for beverage cans.

Molson Coors needed a packaging solution enabling a swift response to changing market needs, while delivering efficient end-of-line automation. Schubert and KHS provided it with the Innopack TLM.

Global packaging solutions provider Multivac has appointed Philipp Losinger as new vice-president of subsidiary operations for Africa, the Arab Emirates and Oceania.