Small But Smart: Packaging Automation For Smaller Facilities

The benefits of automation in the packaging industry are well established. Those who adopt automation can reduce labour costs, improve worker safety and increase productivity. However, some smaller operators are put off by the cost or the perceived difficulties of implementing automation in a smaller facility. Here, John Young, APAC…

Aseptic Packaging

Evonik is a trusted and long-standing partner to the aseptic packaging industry, supplying OXTERIL® and DUROX® food grade hydrogen peroxide sterilants with superior quality and outstanding technical service. From a morning orange juice or glass of milk to a rejuvenating energy drink, we all rely on beverage and dairy manufacturers…

Top 10 Beverage Packaging Trends Of 2021

Let’s explore the macro trends that will influence beverage packaging in 2021.By Wassim F. Labban, Vice President, Rigid Packaging - EEMEIA, SEA & ANZ at Husky Injection Molding Systems. Beverage packaging has evolved at a rapid pace in recent years, driven by a combination of forces including: Technology innovations Changing…

Sustainability: It’s The Outside That Counts

In recent decades, packaging technologies continuously improve to combine optimum product protection with highly efficient processes. One factor has gained importance within the last few years: the environmental impact of packaging. An interview with Ilona Junker, Project Manager Sustainable Solutions at Syntegon Technology. Manufacturers are seeking new approaches to use…

Increasing Confidence In Food Safety Claims Through RFID

As COVID-19 continues to affect the way we obtain food, the food industry has been forced to innovate faster and is becoming more digitally focused on the consumer-facing side as well. For many operators, this may be the only way to survive.  Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, conscious consumerism was…

Capitalising On Protein’s Consumer Appeal

Eye-catching packaging solutions for U.S. dairy innovations. Consumers today are inundated with a variety of brands offering different benefits when walking down a supermarket aisle or shopping online, where packaging design and information play an important role in the ultimate purchase decision. To find out more, APFI spoke with Shahirah…

Reliable Operator Guidance For Size Changeover

When companies need packaging machines for their products – whether it’s for coffee capsules, cough sweets, batteries or plasters – the most important aspect of the investment is to find the most flexible solution that can handle a wide range of package sizes and formats. However, this requires intelligent size…

Extremely Light & Fully Recyclable: KHS & ALPLA Group Develop Returnable PET Bottle

“Reduce, reuse, recycle”: for the KHS Group, these three pillars of sustainability are a composite part of its corporate philosophy. The manufacturer of filling and packaging technology consistently focuses on resource-saving, recycling-friendly systems and solutions. Together with Austrian packaging expert ALPLA KHS has now developed a returnable PET container that…
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