Filling & Packaging

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.

SMC has partnered with Active Weighing Solutions to provide the pneumatics for AWS’s new automatic bagging machine.

A French food company specialising in cereals, pulses, seeds, and dried mushrooms has revamped its packaging with bag solutions from Schur Star Systems.

NCI Packaging has been around since 1954 – and after 60 years, it’s still moving forward, 
installing a brand-new aerosol line and developing home-grown technology. Tim Grey reports in the latest issue of PKN magazine.

Krones has released its new Contiform 3 Speed stretch blow-moulding equipment, capable of producing up to 82,500 PET bottles per hour.

Packaging equipment supplier Fibre King is collaborating with SMC to bring the automation specialist’s pneumatic solutions to its customers in the name of saving energy.

A UK gourmet chip manufacturer is using high-speed packaging solutions from tna to double its capacity while simultaneously reducing waste.

Jet Technologies has announced the new compact Smart Capper system from Crown, which is designed to reduce bottlenecks in jar capping through speed and ease of use.

KHS Group is expanding its portfolio with the launch of its new Innopouch IM Focus, a horizontal form/fill/seal pouching machine specially for the packaging of dry products in single-serve formats.

Filling and packaging technology developer Krones has bought its long term Chinese partner Shanghai Xiantong Equipment Installation. Under the deal Krones now owns a production site for brewing equipment and other process technology solutions in China.