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

Crown helps Coca-Cola Turkey go thermochromic for summer promo

Coca-Cola Turkey has launched its summer promotional range, making unprecedented use of thermochromic inks to add colour, function and fun to ten new aluminium beverage can designs. Historically, one or two thermochromic inks have been combined to communicate temperature changes. For the first…

🕘 10/08/2018

Tetra Pak offers full customisation of heating solutions with industry-first modular portfolio

Tetra Pak has launched 'Intelligent Customisation', which the company says is an industry-first modular portfolio of heating systems that offers tailor-made processing solutions for food and beverage manufacturers. The modules, which are based on the company’s leading technologies in dairy…

🕘 06/12/2017

New dry lubrication kit saves time, cuts costs and improves occupational health & safety

Tetra Pak has expanded its Technical Services portfolio with the launch of a dry lubrication kit for packaging line conveyor belts and distribution equipment. The new solution helps customers cut water and electricity consumption, and reduce the man-hours required for machine maintenance.

🕘 02/12/2016

Diecut UK becomes agent for Signature Folder Gluers manufactured by Ace Machinery in Vietnam

Diecut UK Ltd, the Preston, UK based machinery manufacturer and supplier announces that they have become an official agent of Ace Machinery. The agreement means that Diecut UK have significantly expanded their catalogue of industrial machinery. The partnership will see Diecut UK selling the…

🕘 27/06/2016

BOGE saves €60k for paper-based packaging provider

A paper-based packaging company has made significant cuts in costs by installing a BOGE SLF 125 compressor. The company has estimated that at least €60k per annum is being saved in energy consumption and maintenance since installation. The project began when the paper-based packaging business…

🕘 18/02/2015

Yale wraps up fleet rationalisation for Macfarlane

Introducing a 70-strong fleet of lift trucks from Yale dealer Forkway across its network of 16 distribution centres and three manufacturing facilities has allowed packaging specialist Macfarlane Packaging to reduce its total forklift fleet by 20%. From boxes and bags to labelling and stretch wrap…

🕘 14/10/2014

Zuken’s E³.series is selected by packaging machinery expert

Zuken has announced that Windmöller & Hölscher – a global supplier of machinery and systems for flexible packaging – is adopting E³.series, Zuken’s leading electrical and fluid CAD software. E³.series will be implemented as part of a strategic initiative to establish…

🕘 28/08/2014

New strapping machines prove popular with workers

Reliability, performance and efficiency were key factors in the selection of Mosca strapping equipment by corrugated packaging designer and manufacturer RH Fibreboard Containers, of Somerset. Due to several months of continued growth, the company required two new strapping machines to strap bundles…

🕘 28/08/2014