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15 Jun 2021
Why you should be using PVC cling film to keep food fresher

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) or vinyl cling film has been widely and commercially used since the 1950’s to wrap and protect…

Why you should be using PVC cling film to keep food fresher

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) or vinyl cling film has been widely and commercially used since the 1950’s to wrap and protect food. It offers a high clarity, puncture resistant packaging solution that keeps food fresher for longer, allows for quick, visual identification and has literally revolutionised the food industry. Benefits of…

11 Jun 2021
Sidel reduces repacking activities with Cermex EvoPack

To meet the need for extreme case counts while still dealing with the standard high-production formats, Sidel is launching Cermex…

Sidel reduces repacking activities with Cermex EvoPack

To meet the need for extreme case counts while still dealing with the standard high-production formats, Sidel is launching Cermex EvoPack, a highly flexible Industry 4.0 case-packing platform for shaped containers in wrap-around blanks, trays & Shelf Ready Packaging (SRP). Changing consumer preferences, sustainability requirements as well as the growing…

13 May 2021
Tetra Pak SA welcomes next step in circular economy journey

Tetra Pak South Africa has welcomed Section 18 Regulations to the National Environmental Management: Waste Act (NEMWA) which came into…

Tetra Pak SA welcomes next step in circular economy journey

Tetra Pak South Africa has welcomed Section 18 Regulations to the National Environmental Management: Waste Act (NEMWA) which came into effect from 5 May 2021. The Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) aspect of NEMWA will see existing producers being able to register with the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries although…

07 Apr 2021
Mondi develops new packaging that requires 37% less material for Bell Germany

Mondi’s new recyclable packaging for Bell Germany’s ‘Abraham’ range of thinly sliced gourmet ham ensures perfect conformity with existing recycling…

Mondi develops new packaging that requires 37% less material for Bell Germany

Mondi’s new recyclable packaging for Bell Germany’s ‘Abraham’ range of thinly sliced gourmet ham ensures perfect conformity with existing recycling guidelines. Bell Germany launched a mono-material recyclable WalletPack in March for over 30 products including Seranno, Prosciutto and Savoy sliced ham. The new solution will replace a multi-material non-recyclable plastic…

17 Mar 2021
New doctoral study develops renewable food packaging from wheat straw and mango peels

Wheat straw and mango peels, normally disposed of in landfills or used as manure and animal feed ,could potentially be…

New doctoral study develops renewable food packaging from wheat straw and mango peels

Wheat straw and mango peels, normally disposed of in landfills or used as manure and animal feed ,could potentially be used in the development of renewable, biodegradable and non-toxic active (the ability to respond to temperature and time changes in food storage) food packaging that could help keep products fresher…

01 Mar 2021
A comprehensive inspection solution from Filtec

Filtec’s quality assurance inspection technology operates at the final point on the line, where each product reaches its highest value-add…

A comprehensive inspection solution from Filtec

Filtec’s quality assurance inspection technology operates at the final point on the line, where each product reaches its highest value-add in the process. How do you know if all the containers in each pack are full, or if there are the right number of containers in the pack? Once each…

25 Jan 2021
UPM Raflatac scales up linerless labelstock production

UPM Raflatac is strengthening its position in the fast-growing linerless labelstock market by scaling up its production capacity and building…

UPM Raflatac scales up linerless labelstock production

UPM Raflatac is strengthening its position in the fast-growing linerless labelstock market by scaling up its production capacity and building a new production line in Nowa Wies, Poland. Direct Thermal (DT) linerless labelling is a cost-efficient and sustainable alternative to traditional label stock. Gaining ground Driven by sustainability trends and…

22 Jan 2021
First commercially available recycled direct thermal paper labels launched

Avery Dennison has introduced rDT, the first commercially available direct thermal paper labels to contain recycled post-consumer waste. Direct thermal…

First commercially available recycled direct thermal paper labels launched

Avery Dennison has introduced rDT, the first commercially available direct thermal paper labels to contain recycled post-consumer waste. Direct thermal (DT) paper is a popular material due to its ease of use, high print speed, high image resolution, and wide range of compatible printers. Avery Dennison’s new rDT is the…

13 Jan 2021
New GEA PowerPak PLUS includes a more sustainable packaging option

GEA has added a new dimension of versatility to the PowerPak PLUS by making it possible to use a more…

New GEA PowerPak PLUS includes a more sustainable packaging option

GEA has added a new dimension of versatility to the PowerPak PLUS by making it possible to use a more sustainable paper-based packaging alternative with this technology. The GEA PowerPak PLUS thermoforming packaging machine lends itself to a range of different packaging solutions, including handling protection, vacuum, MAP and shrink…

03 Dec 2020
KM Packaging launches compostable packaging range

Global flexible packaging and lidding films supplier KM Packaging has launched a new range of compostable products. The C-Range of…

KM Packaging launches compostable packaging range

Global flexible packaging and lidding films supplier KM Packaging has launched a new range of compostable products. The C-Range of bio-plastic packaging materials includes shrink wrap, stretch wrap, adhesive tape, nets and bags. It enhances KM’s portfolio of sustainable flexible packaging solutions and offers customers a wider range of choice.…


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