Two interdisciplinary 5-year research projects have been carried out by the Renner printing company, recycling firm Walter Kunststoffe GmbH and the consulting company M2 Consulting GmbH, the results of which are now being implemented with great success.
Whether it is information for individual steps in production and logistics, for checkout operators or for end customers, labelling turns packaging into a communications and data medium.
Ampacet, a global masterbatch leader, has introduced PEARL 368, a high-performance organic cavitating masterbatch designed for premium quality labels and white-opaque BOPP packaging.
Innovia Films are launching Encore C45cn, the first carbon neutral* BOPP label film. Encore C45cn is ISCC certified and will contribute to reducing carbon footprint and reducing the use of fossil resources.
More and more customers are asking for modular systems and solutions. The KHS Group is thus systematically restructuring its engineering portfolio – also as regards labeling technology.
Packaging must be developed more sustainably and should be reused as much as possible. These thoughts have been in the core values of the Oerlemans Packaging Group since 1992.
The use of sleeves on PET bottles may lead to errors in identification and reduction of separation of PET bottles by the Near Infrared (NIR) and optical detectors used in waste plastic packaging sorting and recovery plants.
At Fakuma 2018 Beck Automation will be presenting a compact, high-performance IML automation system for yoghurt pots with a full wrap label. The trade fair exhibit is characterised by high speed, process stability and very high availability with short cycle times.
Efficient point of sale labeling, high cycle performance with millimeter-accurate application on a wide range of product packaging - this is Logopak. These special requirements are needed especially in the food industry.
Innovia Films is launching a new Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) Rayoface facestock film specifically designed for reclosable applications, such as wet wipes.
The face value of a label is just one part of a consumer’s impression of a bottle or package.
Arthur Smith, Global Marketing Manager at Videojet Technologies, looks at the benefits of employing LPA systems in the food production sector.