Product Preservation

The Packaging, Transport and Logistics Research Centre (ITENE) has developed an active packaging that repels insects and absorbs moisture that protects and preserves dried food products from pantry pest infestations. more

Greif has announced the launch of GCUBE® Shield, marking an enhancement to its range of GCUBE intermediate bulk containers (IBCs). more

Wipak has addressed the increased pressure felt by food manufacturers to offer sustainable packaging solutions, with the introduction of an energy efficient skin film which can be processed at temperatures considerably lower those of standard films. more

The new EU Directive 2014/47 came into force in Europe on 20 May 2018. It introduces new rules for securing transport packaging and requires the stability of every cargo to be tested and certified. more

From syrup to BFS bottle, blister pack to cannula and aerosol can to vial:  HEUFT will be showing 100% quality inspection of filled pharmaceutical primary packaging material along an efficient straight-through system. more

Clariant has introduced an industry-first innovation to better ensure that the integrity of dry packing that protects moisture-sensitive devices has not been compromised by high humidity at any time during shipment or storage. more

Global packaging supplier, Advanta, has successfully trialled a unique skin pack aluminium poultry tray and film combination —the first of its kind on the foil packaging market. more

The higher the product quality, the more important the quality control – and therefore the more expensive, if the packaging is destroyed and the product can no longer be sold. more

Mondi has launched its third scientific cooperation to date with the Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) in Austria. more

Swisse Wellness has adopted a series of packaging innovations to protect the authenticity and purity of its products worldwide. more

To support customers on the e-commerce market, LGR Packaging has developed a range of products meeting requirements of this distribution channel as well as fulfilling the clients’ needs to enhance their brand image. more

Peter Tindale, European Sales Director at Selig describes the lining materials and how the process variables of pressure, heat and time are critical to the success of induction heat sealing. more


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AIMPLAS has started the project NEMOSINE, which will allow to protect visual and sound memories produced between 1895 and 1970 that are now at risk due to the instability of the formats that were used in its registration. more

Ahead of DowDuPont's 30th Awards for Packaging Innovation chair of the judging panel David Luttenberger, global packaging director at Mintel, shares his perspectives on the competition and packaging innovation itself with fellow jury member Tim Sykes more

Three-piece cans play a key role within the food can segment. Most of the larger can makers have an interest in running three-piece lines as this sector has the highest number of lines and the flexibility in terms of size and shapes for food cans more

Our increasingly fast moving lifestyle, together with the growing tendency to eat-on-the-go, are driving packaging manufacturers to develop concepts which will provide consumers with more convenience in the way that they purchase products. more

BUBL Bag – makers of inflatable and reusable protective packaging – is to trade from now on as BUBL Packaging more

Dalehead Foods, a division of Tulip Ltd, has introduced paper board packaging to the fresh protein market for the first time. more

At Anuga FoodTec 2018, the leading and impulse-generating exhibition for the global food industry, SEALPAC will focus on innovations around efficient and sustainable packaging processes and materials. more

Maxwell Chase – a CSP Technologies, Inc. company that specialises in extending freshness and enhancing food safety with its unique packaging solutions for the food industry – will debut SeaWell™ Seafood Trays more

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