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Erema Laserfilter also successful in PET sector

The situation a good year after the product launch is encouraging: the PET Laserfilter has already been sold a number of times in the inline sheet, strapping and pelletising sectors.

Two Sidel Matrix Combis in Sanpellegrino plant to help increase production capacity

Sidel has supplied two Sidel Matrix Combis to the Sanpellegrino plant in Ruspino, Italy, to help increase production capacity of its famous sparkling mineral water. Sidel Matrix is the most powerful solution to date in terms of performance, flexibility, cost savings and sustainability.

PLA bioplastics for demanding applications

Total Corbion PLA will be exhibiting at the Chinaplas trade fair from 24th - 27th April in Shanghai. On display will be a number of partner applications based on Luminy PLA resins from Total Corbion PLA.


First sustainable LEGO bricks will be launched in 2018

LEGO botanical elements such as leaves, bushes and trees will be made from plant-based plastic sourced from sugarcane in the future and will appear in LEGO boxes already in 2018.

Preventive maintenance of aseptic machines

For high standards of quality and safety in the long term KHS provides a proven preventive maintenance system for both the linear and rotary version of its Innosept Asbofill aseptic filler - with fixed modules at fixed prices.

Nanjing ziquan installs second Sidel complete hot fill PET line

Nanjing Ziquan, one of China’s leading co-packers, has turned again to Sidel to increase its hot fill production capacity of Mizone, a functional drink brand particularly popular in China and packaged in PET, for which consumption is growing.

Lidl targets 20% savings on plastics by 2025

German supermarket chain targets 20% savings on plastics by 2025 and declares full recyclability of packaging for own brands.

New Krones tubular heat exchanger model

At the Anuga FoodTec, Krones will be presenting, amongst other technological highlights, a new model of tubular heat exchanger for manufacturing milk, mixed milk beverages, tea or juice.

What’s causing a shift from traditional materials to flexible packaging types?

Smithers Pira identifies the key reasons why flexible packaging is continuing to increase in popularity with consumers and brand owners.

China's plastic trash ban is spur to recycle

China’s crackdown on imports of plastic trash should be a signal for rich nations to increase recycling and cut down on non-essential products such as plastic drinking straws, the head of the U.N Environment Programme said on Monday.

Closure helps to secure bottled water image

The Secure Flip next-generation sports cap from RPC Massmould is being used across a number of PET bottles for Highland Spring, the Number 1 UK natural sourced bottled water brand.

Upcycling in the production of food

Sustainability and environmental management play an important role in the food industry. Nevertheless, regardless of how efficiently the machines work and how resource-friendly they produce, at the end of the day the manufacturers are still faced with the question: What to do with the waste materials that are left over? Anuga FoodTec from 20 to 23 March in Cologne holds answers in store for the visitors.

CHINAPLAS 2018 to launch Young Tech Hall

To facilitate visitors’ need of sourcing new CHINAPLAS suppliers, a “Young Tech Hall” will be newly introduced at CHINAPLAS 2018. This is a comprehensive exhibition hall, which will gather together new exhibitors from diverse fields.

Labelexpo Asia 2017 focuses on digital and smart technologies

Labelexpo Asia 2017 will present the Digital Trail and Smart Zone features for the first time. Taking place in Halls E1 and E2 of the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) from 5 - 8 December, they will highlight the latest advances in these technologies and their respective applications for label and package printing.

Krones wins 2017 Energy Efficiency Award

The energy-self-sufficient brewery proves persuasive for the expert jury and the general public.