It’s no big news to say that the way we consume is changing. And, ever mindful of consumer demands, retailers and brand owners are evolving to cater to these new habits. Victoria Hattersley reports. Read more

At Hannover Messe, Tetra Pak announced the launch of its connected packaging platform, the "factory of the future", harnessing the potential of digital technology, and a collaboration on an energy assessment programme with ABB. Read more

Two tray sealers that combine compact designs with high throughputs will be the highlights of the Proseal stand at this year’s IFFA exhibition. Read more

DVP Vacuum Technology presents the new CBL Systems with the AdaptShield technology at IFFA 2019. Read more

Integrating Industry 4.0 systems has numerous benefits for packaging lines, particularly when it comes to data capture. Victoria Hattersley talks to Jasper Joosten, Global Key Account Manager at Cama Group. Read more

The new C8 Corona treatment station from Vetaphone is designed for substrates and applications where high Corona power is required from a single unit. Read more

Tetra Pak has announced the launch of its connected packaging platform, which the company says will transform milk and juice cartons into interactive information channels, full-scale data carriers and digital tools. Read more

Sanjay Patel, Founding Partner of the Packaging Collective, gives his perspectives on the principles of good packaging design in the light of the recent Pro2Pac 2019. Read more

EyeC extends the range of existing scanner-based inspection systems for half-size formats of 915 x 635 mm (36” x 25”) with the EyeC Proofiler 900 DT. Read more

At Hannover Messe 2019, Tetra Pak has unveiled its “factory of the future” where digital technology revolutionises the way food manufacturing plants operate. Read more

Tetra Pak has announced it is developing an energy assessment programme in collaboration with ABB to help food and beverage producers lower their environmental impact and cut costs. Read more

SICK has reinvented the lightgrid as a versatile “light chain” of cascading photoelectric sensors. The FlexChain detection system is a new way of configuring light grids that offers freedom for automated print and packaging machinery. Read more

Walki's combined folding box concept with a special tear-off strip embedded in the cardboard and an intelligent folding mechanism for re-sealing was designed to answer demands for both efficiency and sustainability. Read more

Last month, Elitron previewed its automation solution Klick at Simac in Milan. Klick is Elitron’s newest solution, developed specifically to automate the pre-printing preparation process. Read more

In this week's weekly video news roundup, we look at trends and developments in the pouch market from lightweighting to recyclability, find out about a new mobility aid masterbatch and explore the dangers of simplistic media messages for packaging. Read more

PACCOR has launched next-generation lighter bottle closures with a new design. The caps use over 13% less plastic material. Read more

Sukano has announced the launch of a new mobility aid additive masterbatch for Injection Stretch Blow Molded (ISBM) PET bottles. Read more

Proseal has launched a  seal quality testing system that enables food manufacturers and processors to determine the ideal seal and peel strength for individual products. Read more

Sihl has launched a new film to present its ARTYSIO brand, an innovation for the production of packaging using digital inkjet printing. Read more

Given the increasingly volatile political and economic environment, manufacturers understand the need to plan for uncertainty and find ways of maximising efficiency in the way they run their operations Read more

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