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23 Nov 2020
INTELLECT Vision Glue-On Labels ensure the integrity of labelled bottles

FILTEC’s INTELLECT Vision Glue-On Label solution for bottles ensures that only well-presented, correctly labelled bottles are shipped, helping promote sales…

INTELLECT Vision Glue-On Labels ensure the integrity of labelled bottles

FILTEC’s INTELLECT Vision Glue-On Label solution for bottles ensures that only well-presented, correctly labelled bottles are shipped, helping promote sales and repeat business, while reducing customer complaints. The Vision Glue-On Label solution inspects paper, plastic and ceramic labels that cover the neck and body areas of each bottle following the…

19 Nov 2020
Company coalition designs compound packaging with optimised cycle-features

Leading companies in the plastics and recycling industry have banded together to form a cross-industry coalition to improve the quality…

Company coalition designs compound packaging with optimised cycle-features

Leading companies in the plastics and recycling industry have banded together to form a cross-industry coalition to improve the quality of recovered packaging film. The partner companies involved – Maag (packaging production), Taghleef Industries (PP film), Henkel (laminating adhesives), and Huber Group (printing ink) – have succeeded in designing a…

16 Nov 2020
A recycling line for used beverage cartons

Stora Enso and Tetra Pak have come together to explore the possibility of creating a new recycling line to significantly…

A recycling line for used beverage cartons

Stora Enso and Tetra Pak have come together to explore the possibility of creating a new recycling line to significantly increase the recycling of used beverage cartons in Central and Eastern Europe. The partners are initiating a feasibility study to assess the viability of building a large-scale recycling line for…

05 Nov 2020
Alpla unveils the world’s first carbon-neutral rPET

Global manufacturer of plastic packaging and recycling specialist, the Alpla Group is unveiling the world’s first carbon-neutral recycled PET. Alpla…

Alpla unveils the world’s first carbon-neutral rPET

Global manufacturer of plastic packaging and recycling specialist, the Alpla Group is unveiling the world’s first carbon-neutral recycled PET. Alpla switched its PET recycling team plants in Wöllersdorf, Austria, and Radomsko, Poland, to a mix of electricity from renewable sources in order to produce carbon-neutral rPET (recycled polyethylene terephthalate).  “This…

26 Oct 2020
Webinar explores opportunities in packaging in the new normal

Specialised Exhibitions collaborates with New Media on a highly successful Propak Cape packaging industry webinar. Having been postponed from October…

Webinar explores opportunities in packaging in the new normal

Specialised Exhibitions collaborates with New Media on a highly successful Propak Cape packaging industry webinar. Having been postponed from October 2020 to June 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Propak Cape will celebrate its 21st anniversary next year. Although disappointed that the 2020 Propak Cape exhibition had to be rescheduled,…

26 Oct 2020
Omron launches HD-1500 mobile robot with immense payload capacity

Industry-leading HD-1500 from Omron expands the possibilities for autonomous material transport.  Omron has announced the launch of the HD-1500, the strongest and latest…

Omron launches HD-1500 mobile robot with immense payload capacity

Industry-leading HD-1500 from Omron expands the possibilities for autonomous material transport.  Omron has announced the launch of the HD-1500, the strongest and latest addition to the company’s series of mobile robots. The new HD-1500 boasts a heavy payload capacity of up to 1 500kg. It is ideal for modern factories, where autonomous material handling…

26 Oct 2020
How to add value in pharma packaging

Traceability and sustainability are two major factors impacting packaging in the pharma industry. We talk to Jessica Busa, project head…

How to add value in pharma packaging

Traceability and sustainability are two major factors impacting packaging in the pharma industry. We talk to Jessica Busa, project head at Siyakha Imperial Printing Co., about some of the latest developments within these two areas. Counterfeit products represent many dangers. Other than the risk to the patient, fake medication also…

26 Oct 2020
Packaging is changing – don’t get left behind!

Long overlooked as unglamorous, packaging is coming into its own once again thanks to the rise of online shopping and…

Packaging is changing – don’t get left behind!

Long overlooked as unglamorous, packaging is coming into its own once again thanks to the rise of online shopping and the challenges that brands are facing in differentiating themselves. New technologies – especially digital printing and finishing – are greatly expanding the potential of packaging to create moments of genuine…

22 Oct 2020
Krones and O-I Glass sign collaboration agreement to elevate glass

O-I Glass and Germany’s Krones signed a strategic collaboration agreement that aims to elevate glass by innovating together and to…

Krones and O-I Glass sign collaboration agreement to elevate glass

O-I Glass and Germany’s Krones signed a strategic collaboration agreement that aims to elevate glass by innovating together and to jointly create solutions for the growing glass market. “For O-I, glass is the preferred packaging solution in a world that increasingly values health, premium products and the environment. Not only…

09 Oct 2020
Shouldn’t all packaging be intelligent?

BY: Dale Tomlinson, CEO The Hardy Boys Looking back, great packaging, that which separates the persuasive from the predictable, packaging…

Shouldn’t all packaging be intelligent?

BY: Dale Tomlinson, CEO The Hardy Boys Looking back, great packaging, that which separates the persuasive from the predictable, packaging that has long since successfully transitioned from container to communicator…. is intelligent packaging. All packaging should at its most fundamental be inseparable from a brands DNA. As the ultimate ‘always…

01 Oct 2020
KHS launches eco-friendly can packaging system

The KHS Group has added another environmentally-friendly system to its portfolio. With its tried-and-tested Innopack Kisters tray packers the systems…

KHS launches eco-friendly can packaging system

The KHS Group has added another environmentally-friendly system to its portfolio. With its tried-and-tested Innopack Kisters tray packers the systems supplier now enables cans of food and beverage to be wrapped in paper. Replace shrink film The new technology can replace shrink film or wrap-around carton packaging for transportation or…

30 Sep 2020
Rotolabel S&N Labels rebrands to S&N Labels

Rotolabel S&N Labels will be rebranding to S&N Labels on 1 October 2020 to focus on its core offering and…

Rotolabel S&N Labels rebrands to S&N Labels

Rotolabel S&N Labels will be rebranding to S&N Labels on 1 October 2020 to focus on its core offering and to grow market share. S&N Labels will remain part of the Labelling Division of The Bidvest Group.  This follows the acquisition of the S&N Labels by the Bidvest Group in…

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