Production resumed this week at a Bemis Performance Packaging Plant in Lancaster, Wisconsin, where last week a press exploded and ignited a solvent fire.
The European Commission has decided to close proceedings against Ahlstrom Corporation, Munksjö Oyj and Munksjö.
Nestlé Japan will soon begin using a humanoid robot to sell Nescafé machines as the company devises new ways to appeal to customers in the brand’s biggest market.
Tomra Sorting Solutions has opened a €10m, 12,600m² factory in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Weetabix carton printing subsidiary Vibixa, which makes cardboard packaging in Cheltenham, UK, has announced plans to close its factory next year axing 105 jobs.
Improving the environmental friendliness of industrial flooring is a big area of development for the sector, according to manufacturer Flowcrete.
Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific has announced plans to build a multi-million dollar packaging plant in the Philippines.
Mars Food North America has announced it will invest $31 million in renovating its Greenville, Mississippi processing plant. Expected to begin next year, the project will create a new research and development application center and will add 25 jobs upon completion.
United Food Technology (UFT), in Germany is launching its modular factory system FiaB (Factory-in-a-Box) at Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai (November 9-11).
The economic recovery is not as strong, or as widespread, as many people would like and producers are looking to drive their products into industries or countries which may have different coding and marking requirements, either legislative or industry-specific, says Linx Printing Technologies.
Philibert Savours, a French food processing firm, is expanding in Brazil and wants to create an Advisory Service for products such as sourdough.
Food Safety, in particular biological hazards are the game changers of the dry food industry, according to Bühler.
Nestlé has opened its most water efficient factory in the world in Mexico, and says it has a ‘clear water roadmap’ for reducing water consumption in other facilities.
Bisphenol A (BPA) has been added to a list of chemicals for assessment by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Coca-Cola’s Del Valle Reserva juice and Vigor’s Actilife probiotics have been recognised for their Tetra Pak products at the 2014 ABRE Awards (Brazilian Packaging Association).
Rising populations, increased disposable income, and government initiatives to safeguard the food supply is making the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) area attractive for investment, according to Gulfood Manufacturing.
tna says it has seen an increased emphasis on automation and system integration in the Middle East over recent years.
‘Food safety is one of the key topics of the food and related industries. Paper and cardboard, for example, constitute two significant food packaging materials.
Herbold Meckesheim, in cooperation with Erema plastics recycling systems, has designed a washing plant for Poligroup which makes polyethylene films and packaging in Bulgaria.