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Product Preservation

Charlie Ahern, general manager at aluminum packaging supplier Advanta, explores the different options of food preservation and their drawbacks and benefits. more

Dromo™, a new polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle system designed specifically for liquid or semi-viscous products sold through e-commerce channels is being launched by PTI at Pack Expo, October 14-17, McCormick Place, Chicago, Booth E-7256. more

Exclusive! Amcor sets out to transform the circular capability of flexible packaging with the launch of a new polyolefin barrier film – a platform technology for packaging a huge variety of products. more

RPC bpi protec demonstrates its commitment to environmental stewardship with a barrier film that delivers an oxygen and water vapour barrier, can incorporate recycled material and is fully recyclable more

tesa has launched a packaging tape that protects both the handler and contents. The company’s latest packaging tape, tesa® 4190, is designed to facilitate knifeless opening of boxes and cartons. more

Proseal has launched its first tray sealer since winning a Queen’s Award for International Trade 2018. The Proseal TTe is a small, compact and robust tray sealer ideal for low-volume production and production trials. more

The manufacture of packaging for temperature-sensitive goods is a technically demanding field, and one in which Ecocool GmbH has become highly specialised. more

The week in brief - the launch of a new water brand offering an alternative to plastic bottles in the UK, innovative adhesives and keeping products fresh for longer. more

RKW presents its Generation PackAge portfolio including films, nets and also nonwovens for a broad range of applications at this year's FachPack in hall 9, booth 9-310. more

While leakage prevention is often the primary driver behind the selection of induction foil sealing for automotive product containers, the technology has now moved on to offer other significant benefits. more

H.B. Fuller Company has announced the launch of its latest low temperature hot melt adhesive, Advantra® LT 9135. more

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

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