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  • Current Headlines Documents on Packaging Network
    To Detailed Ingredient Information On Thousands Of Products 12 2 2015 An innovative SmartLabel technology initiative announced recently by leading food beverage and consumer products companies will enable consumers to have easy and instantaneous access to detailed information about thousands of products with more than 30 major companies already committed to taking part in the transparency initiative GMA Applauds FDA Denial Of Petition For Mandatory GMO Labeling 11 19 2015 The Grocery Manufacturers Association issued the following statement from Pamela G Bailey president and CEO in response to the FDA decision to deny a petition seeking mandatory labeling of genetically modified organisms GMOs in food products MadgeTech s New ThermaLock Pro Data Logger Fixture For Canning Industry 11 16 2015 Food safety laws require all canned goods to be heated to certain temperatures internally to kill bacteria The required temperature varies depending upon the food product but in all cases proof of proper temperature levels and timeline must be documented and available in a report form as needed for validation Smooth and Reliable Spray Coating Of Metal Containers With Hydra Cell 11 6 2015 In many packaging applications particularly in the food and beverage industries the material of choice is metal or more specifically aluminium Aluminium is one of the most effective packaging materials and today is used to preserve and protect a wide variety of foods and beverages Consolidated Label Dedicates New Press For Shrink Sleeves And Flexible Packets 11 5 2015 Consolidated Label Company a leading manufacturer of custom labels in the United States has acquired a 34 wide 10 color film press to expand its production of shrink sleeve labels and flexible packets in response to increased demand for these specialty print products The 10 color press allows for 4 color process printing with additional stations for

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  • Current Headlines Documents on Packaging Network
    L Series automatic stretch wrappers the SL Automatic at this year s Pack Expo in Las Vegas New Flash Frozen Food Cubes Add Big Flavor To Home Cooked Meals 10 9 2015 Crush Cubes launches new line of individually sealed pop use herbs butters sauces and seasonings Michigan State CalPoly Virginia Tech Students Win Amazing Packaging Race 10 2 2015 Jill Bickley Michigan State Paige Topole CalPoly and Kristine Roupas Virginia Tech made up the winning team in this year s Amazing Packaging Race New PacLite Conveyor Belt Introduced By Cambridge Engineered Solutions For Food Processing Packaging Industries 9 29 2015 Cambridge Engineered Solutions has introduced PacLite a new lighter weight flatwire conveyor belt with variable openings that is ideally suited for three segments of the food processing industry Packaging baking and rock traps used for root crops Mondi In North America Expands Flexible Pouch Spout Insertion Capabilities At Jackson Mo Plant 9 28 2015 Consumer Goods Packaging Mondi in North America has added three IPN Equipment B V spout insertion machines to its Jackson Mo portfolio of flexible package production equipment Orion Packaging Improves Flex Series Stretch And Pallet Wrappers With Improved Control Package 9 24 2015 Orion Packaging

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  • Muller Octopus Ring Wrapping Equipment Helps Dairy Plants Meet High Demands On-Time With Greater Load Security
    the stretch wrapping zone can cause a myriad of problems upstream and greatly effect product shelf life Having a solution that can withstand harsh plant conditions is critical The Octopus ring wrapper has proven it can withstand the cold environment and moisture from product splashing without interruption Its aluminum frame structure further provides dependable construction with minimal maintenance required Our Octopus machines have been successfully incorporated in Do we know yet plants across the country says Womble Most of those machines have operated continuously for years without major issues Replacing the need for polyester straps a common solution for securing loads in the dairy industry Muller s Octopus line is also available with multiple options like its Flexi Rope This patented device can also be retrofitted to existing equipment It works by roping the film from both sides of the web as it wraps creating pallet breathability while simultaneously securing loads The recently designed Octopus S Series also features a load stabilizer new load lift conveyer and the highly anticipated No Touch No Tail NT seaming device an effective and efficient alternative to heat seal pads or wipe down systems The Octopus S Series comes equipped with the new patented Easy S Film Carriage which enables simple film loading maximizes pre stretch performance and minimizes wear In fact all Octopus models are designed to provide roughly 25 in film savings With plant real estate at a premium the small footprint of the Octopus provides another advantage Dairy plants are unique in their needs Most plants are packed tightly with product rushing through at high speeds The sensitivity of the product adds further complications to the supply chain With the Octopus line of stretch wrappers Dairy producers can feel rest assured that products will be quickly and efficiently secured About Muller

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  • Double Digit Growth Is Expected In The Nano-Enabled Packaging Market
    their use that are being passed on to consumers Many technological advancements in recent years have focused on creating safer food products and making life easier for consumers Nanotechnology is playing an important role in achieving those objectives For example nano enabled packaging offers longer shelf lives for food and beverage products compared to traditional plastic packaging The growing demand for fresh fruits and vegetables is acting as a major force driving the growing popularity of intelligent packaging In many cases consumers are shifting their dietary preferences away from junk foods in favor of fresh alternatives Intelligent packaging is helping to make fresh foods more accessible and identifiable by consumers For manufacturers intelligent packaging is playing an important role in international trade as food and beverage products are able to arrive at their destination in better conditions Nano enabled packaging for food and beverage products falls under two categories active packaging and intelligent packaging While active packaging has a larger market the market for intelligent packaging is growing at a faster rate Part of this higher rate of growth can be attributed to the fact that consumers are demonstrating a preference for traceable food and beverage packaging due to its ability to provide information such as expiration date and period of best use RFID tags are also being used to inform consumers about the state of the food within Generally intelligent packaging is used for fruits vegetables meat products and beverages However there are viable applications for baked and prepared goods as well With stricter regulations being placed on the use of active packaging the intelligent packaging market is being stimulated throughout Europe and North America FSMA is also helping the intelligent packaging market expand The act stipulates that fresh fruits and vegetables are to be scientifically grown harvested packaged

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  • Bosch Launches New Robotic Packaging Portfolio
    and secondary packaging solutions The new modular and scalable design enables multiple robot solutions by combining standard machine modules Through increased modularity Bosch demonstrates its commitment to engineering customer focused technologies that enhance productivity reduce TCO and enable a faster time to market said Marc de Vries sales director Bosch Packaging Technology SA Combined with added flexibility the platform helps our customers leverage robotic automation to generate competitive advantage Broader application range enhances versatility The D3 platform includes several features that improve packaging efficiency and enable manufacturers to meet the growing demand for diverse products such as biscuits cereal bars chocolate confectionery treats baked goods and vertically packaged products Many customers look for robotic packaging equipment that can handle a great variety of products on the same machine said de Vries By increasing performance payload capability and working volume height as well as offering optional fourth and fifth axes for improved product rotation we have significantly extended the application range With the industry leading Gemini 4 0 Delta robot controller and software new product formats can be simulated offline without the need for physical products reducing set up and installation times The simplified platform design also promotes faster changeovers and ease of use Easier cleaning leads to greater food safety Another advantage of the D3 platform is the hygienic and open frame design with fewer parts and better visibility of moving elements which helps manufacturers comply with increasingly stringent food safety regulations The control cabinets are positioned on top of the machines enabling operator access from both the front and rear which reduces cleaning and maintenance times Fully modular to increase manufacturing flexibility Being a part of Bosch s Module single source provider concept for simple and modular line automation D3 robotic solutions can be easily integrated with both Bosch

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  • Over 20 Years PACK EXPO Las Vegas Grows Alongside The Industries It Serves
    18 percent at the most recent edition in 2013 The number of international exhibitors also increased from just 54 at the debut event to more than 310showcasingsolutions this year in Las Vegas The co location of Pharma EXPO brings that point home focusing on supply chain solutions for the pharmaceutical biopharmaceutical nutraceutical and medical device industries The combination of the two shows also presents the opportunity to explore a wide range of industries and ideas according to Brian Barr packaging systems sales manager Heat and Control Heat and Control Booth C 3627 is one of 176 original exhibitors that will be at this year s show PACK EXPO has evolved to serve the broad needs of a diverse market that has packaging as its nucleus From equipment for food processing to conveying packaging and inspection this show provides a single forum for presenting and discussing solutions says Barr As a full service supplier we need a full service trade show where our customers can discuss a range of projects at a single location PACK EXPO is that single source where we can communicate all our products and services to our customers In addition to expanding the scope of solutions dotting the show floor PACK EXPO Las Vegas has adapted its educational and networking offerings to meet the needs of today s manufacturing professionals Its signature Innovation Stage will occupy three stages on the PACK EXPO show floor Booths C 1041 C 1045 and C 1049 and a fourth in Pharma EXPO Booth N 559 all with free top tier 30 minute educational sessions running concurrently throughout each day of the show Pharma EXPO will also feature a world class conference program curated by ISPE As the event has grown PMMI has also added customer centric features designed to help attendees maximize their time on the show floor and leverage networking opportunities Industry specific lounges and specialized pavilions like The Brand Zone and provide quick access to the latest developments in specific market niches Meanwhile features such as the Food Safety Summit Resource Center Booth S 7632 organized by the Food Safety Summit and the Center for Trends and Technology Improving Production Through Innovation Booth C 4829 sponsored by Rockwell Automation and its PartnerNetwork Program focus on educating attendees in crucial technologies by offering seminars and one on one conversations with leading subject matter experts Over the years we ve added features and events but one thing hasn t changed Yuska says PACK EXPO Las Vegas is a venue where industry professionals come together do business and find the solutions they need for operational excellence For more information visit packexpolasvegas com Registration for PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Pharma EXPO is 30 through Sept 14 when it increases to 100 About PMMI PMMI The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies is a trade association representing more than 700 companies that provide a full range of processing and packaging machinery materials components and containers PMMI actively brings buyers and sellers together through

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  • ITW Dynatec To Showcase Proven Hot-Melt Adhesive Technology At ProPak China 2015
    Dynatec global community will be present at ProPak this year ITW Dynatec has supported the Chinese packaging industry for almost 10 years with complete hot melt solutions including manufacturing assembly inventory and on site technical support With a facility in Suzhou a sales office in Shanghai and regionally located service technicians regional OEMs benefit from shorter lead times for equipment and replacement parts The company services OEMs throughout the country ranging from regional to multinational organizations that incorporate ITW Dynatec hot melt technology into automated assemblies of corrugated boxes cartons trays cases and other packaging formats requiring precision adhesive application ITW Dynatec customers in China represent the full spectrum of consumer package goods including food and beverage health and beauty pharmaceutical household pet and industrial products The Suzhou plant features a test lab where customers can evaluate various hot melt assemblies As more people move into urban hubs pre packaged food and beverage product consumption in China continues to rise and with it the requirements on the entire packaging supply chain to keep pace with demand ITW Dynatec recognizes the growth in this area and the pressure on packaging OEMs to deliver Holzwarth commented With proven hot melt solutions and an established regional presence we are well positioned to meet the expanding needs of OEMs throughout Asia We know the market We know bonding and sealing And we know just how critical the optimum performance of adhesive applications is for a packaging line ITW Dynatec hot melt solutions featured at ProPak China 2015 include Dynamini Adhesive Supply Unit ASU The Dynamini ASU which has been designed for optimal performance reliability and simplified daily operation represents exceptional value in a small hot melt unit It features ITW Dynatec s patented Melt on Demand hopper which virtually eliminates adhesive degradation and comes with a seven year standard warranty The Dynamini system provides accurate proportionate temperature control for the hopper hoses and applicators Sequential start up delays may be programmed for turn on of the hoses and heads The temperature control can interlock the parent machine so that production automatically begins when adhesive has reached the programmed application temperature Melt on Demand Technology ITW Dynatec s patented Melt on Demand hopper works in conjunction with the Dynamini ASU With Melt on Demand not all adhesive in the hopper needs to be melted for the unit function This allows the system to be operation ready much faster than conventional equipment Exclusive Dynamini technology virtually eliminates the problem of charring Because the heat is applied to the bottom of the hopper the glue at the bottom is used first and char build up on the sidewalls of the hopper is also minimized Equipment maintenance is further reduced because the hopper needs to be drained to purge char with less frequency BF MicroBead Applicator The BF MicroBead applicator is available with single port or dual port pivoting modules providing flexibility for set up and reduction in the number of applicators required The compact design is both

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  • Why Consider Flexible Packaging For Your Food Products
    make it from the farm to the table with as few stops in between as possible One of the key functions of any effective packaging is its ability to preserve freshness and the strong barrier protection afforded by most flexible packaging formats achieves just that As food manufacturers add organic and fresh foods to their product portfolio at increasing rates to meet consumer demands flexible packaging will continue to be a preferred format The Flexible Packaging Association estimates that the market for flexible packaging experienced growth of nearly 4 percent during 2014 A large factor in the growing popularity of flexible formats is the advancement of various film attributes serving to broaden functionality and boost cost efficiency Additionally manufacturers can select a variety of packaging substrates such as aluminum foil and styrene acrylonitrile SAN in flexible formats to fit the specific needs of their product Furthermore the enhanced barriers and lightweight nature of packaging films enable brand owners to reduce costs throughout the supply chain As previously noted consumers enjoy many aspects of flexible packaging as well Many products packaged in flexible formats are easy to open and can be easily resealed This format also allows for portable and single serve products These factors have played an essential role in meeting the needs of consumers with busy lifestyles and have helped to boost the format s popularity among consumers Food manufacturers that are interested in expanding their offerings to better meet the evolving demands of consumers should take a close look at flexible packaging Of the available flexible packaging formats stand up pouches have emerged as an effective packaging solution for a wide range of products thanks to their lightweight qualities ability to be easily displayed on shelves and transparency that allows consumers to see the product within Lastly machinery

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