Packaging

Initiative to Save Forests from Paper Packaging Grows to 156 Brands

The movement to save the world’s Ancient and Endangered Forests from ending up as take-out containers, shoe boxes, or other paper packaging just got kicked up a notch. Twenty-nine new brands ranging from footwear, to food and beverage, to beauty brands, and fashion companies, have committed…

🕘 04/06/2021

Online boom makes oversized packaging unsustainable

The pandemic has propelled ecommerce to new heights, making online retailers’ use of oversized, wasteful packaging unsustainable. By Jo Bradley, Business Development Manager for packaging solutions at Quadient. It is said that on average every man, woman and child in the UK receives 140…

🕘 22/02/2021

Brown Machine Group announces the C-RUSH System for reduced manual labour and increased productivity in paper cup manufacturing

Brown Machine Group (BMG) now offers the aXatronics C-RUSH System, designed for use in paper cup manufacturing applications. The first of its kind to automatically remove sidewalls, or Blanks, from high-speed, vertical die-cutters and robotically place them into work-in-progress containers, the…

🕘 21/09/2020

GEA’S green chiller is cool kit for ice cream producer Mackie’s

GEA has clinched a contract to supply a new, environmentally friendly refrigeration system – which will be Scotland’s first large-scale plant combining biomass heat and absorption chilling – at one of Britain’s leading ice cream producers. As part of a £4.5 million…

🕘 28/08/2020

Base model carbon steel flexible screw conveyor

Flexicon introduces a new base model 1450 flexible screw conveyor with 115 mm O.D. polymer conveyor tube and low cost carbon steel floor hopper and discharge housing. Round, square, flat or beveled flexible screws in any length from 3 to 12 metres are offered to convey virtually any free- and…

🕘 10/08/2020

Robotic crate packing made easy with UniPAKer platform variations

Brillopak has developed its award-winning UniPAKer robotic crate packing platform with the introduction of single and triple-head versions of the system, following the success of its dual robot cells in fresh produce applications. The ability to incorporate one, two or three parallel arm delta…

🕘 06/08/2020

Proseal solutions meet quality pet food packing requirements

Proseal tray sealing technology is enabling pet food manufacturers to meet growing demand for high quality products and packaging, as well as providing mass customisation solutions that can help businesses in the sector to diversify and introduce online ordering for home delivery services. A recent…

🕘 04/08/2020

The White Company Selects Quadient’s CVP Everest Fit-to-Size E-Commerce Packaging System

Leading premium homeware retail brand, The White Company, is to adopt Quadient’s latest high speed fit-to-size auto-boxing system, the CVP Everest – a revolutionary packaging system capable of tailor-making over 1,100 e-commerce packages per hour. Quadient, a leader in helping…

🕘 29/07/2020

Growth of e-commerce influencing the packaging industry, says ULMA

The rise in e-commerce food and grocery sales means that packaging must adapt to withstand increased transportation, bolster hygiene to prevent contamination, and look more visually appealing, says Dave Berriman, Technical Manager at ULMA Packaging UK. Dave, explains: “The COVID-19 world…

🕘 04/06/2020

3 ways automation keeps our world turning

Far from being a futuristic phenomenon, automation is all around us, making the world a better place by ensuring the quality, safety and reliability of the infrastructure we rely on every day – without us even noticing. When we think of automation, we might think of robot vacuum cleaners…

🕘 07/02/2020