Filling & Packaging

Haver & Boecker, along with its technology subsidiaries Feige Filling, Aventus and Haver Automation, will be showcasing its latest machines at German processing trade show Achema in August.

A highlight of the BW Packaging Systems stand at AUSPACK 2022 was its tech for craft beer filling and seaming – the Pneumatic Scale Angelus CB50F.

When iconic Australian beverage company Bickford’s was launching two new PET formats for its premium syrup and juice brands, it turned to Sidel to convert its existing aseptic filling line.

Australian packaging machinery manufacturer Foodmach has splashed out more than half a million dollars on a laser cutting system for its 5200 square metre factory in Echuca, Victoria.

With the focus on finding alternatives to single-use plastic rings for can packs, AUSPACK exhibitor Krones highlights LitePac Top as an eco-friendly, sustainable alternative.

The latest packaging solution from AUSPACK exhibitor KHS, which wraps beverage cans in paper instead of film, can be retrofitted to existing Innopack machines.

Syntegon, locally partnered with Nupac, expands portfolio for coffee packaging machines with the release of the new PMX for ground coffee and whole beans.

Proseal’s CP3 automatic case packing system has helped leading berry specialists Angus Soft Fruits to extend its capabilities, and has now handled over eight million trays since it started operation.

Danish Kildespring has released its new Nature's Kitchen ‘Tasty choices for busy weekdays’ microwaveable potato range, packed in Schur Star Zip-Pop bags on the Schur Star packaging machine.

KHS and Ferrum say they are pioneering flexible and hygienic design for canning lines, due to the increasing demand for these attributes from canners worldwide.

Multivac has added three new traysealer models to its TX8 series, with the range’s new format width especially suited to packaging products such as ready meals in large trays.

Tray sealing equipment specialist Proseal has expanded its portfolio to include case packing machines, and in partnership with sister company AutoCoding Solutions (ACS), is now able to offer customers a complete end-of-line packing solution.

When market forces and consumer choices are piling on the pressure, it’s good to know that machinery suppliers are ready to lend a helping hand with high-technology solutions.

In this case study, PKN looks at how KHS line specialists worked with German beverage company Bad Meinberger to modify its water bottling plant’s existing returnable PET line for glass bottle processing.

Food processing and packaging solutions specialist tna Solutions has unveiled its new Robag 3e VFFS system, which can deliver up to 250 bags per minute (bpm) with wastage as low as 0.1 per cent.

In a first for Australia, Wiring Solutions Plus is trialling the use of US-made Box Latch products with REDARC Electronics, in a B2B closed‐loop pilot in metropolitan Adelaide.