Packaging Equipment, Labelling Solutions & Equipment

Packaging is the process of enclosing /encapsulating or protecting products for storage, transit, display, sale, and use. There are many different types of packaging solutions available depending on the product and a number of machines to do the job. These can be Overwrappers, Stretchbanders /Sleevewrappers, Product Handling Systems, Shrinkwrappers and custom packaging equipment. Labels are used on every kind of product to brand, decorate or provide information for the consumer. Many labels do all three functions and can contain, for example, pre-printed bar codes supplying, batch, stock and price information to the retailer and consumer.

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UK packaging event unveils plans for 2018

UK packaging event unveils plans for 2018

James Drake-Brockman, Divisional Director of Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print, the UK packaging shows, talks about plans for the event's return to Birmingham's NEC on 28 February & 1 March 2018.

Flow wrapping technology is sealing the future for packaging

Flow wrapping technology is sealing the future for packaging

By Peter Miller, managing director of Tisomi Ltd.

Figures suggest that since the start of the 21st Century there has been a three-fold increase in the use of automated packaging machinery in the global food sector and flow wrapping systems are influencing this transformation, allowing a vast array of jobs, once done manually, to be performed with greater speed, accuracy and efficiency.

Softbox Systems opens new manufacturing site in Continental Europe

Softbox Systems opens new manufacturing site in Continental Europe

Softbox Systems, provider of cold chain packaging for the pharmaceutical industry, has opened a new manufacturing site in The Netherlands, in partnership with Kingspan Unidek.

Business Linked Teams packages a leadership training programme for Huhtamaki

Business Linked Teams packages a leadership training programme for Huhtamaki

Huhtamaki, the global specialist in packaging for food and drink, has enlisted the services of Business Linked Teams( BLT) to provide a management and leadership training programme across its global workforce.

Yamato introduces plastics weighing solutions at Interplas

Yamato introduces plastics weighing solutions at Interplas

Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK demonstrated the capabilities of its automatic weighing machinery at Interplas for the first time this year.

ULMA Packaging introduces new Tight Bag technology

ULMA Packaging introduces new Tight Bag technology

ULMA Packaging Ltd. claims to offer the solution to overcome many of the issues that have hampered the food industry caused by excess air in the bag.

Yamato's new Epsilon machine drew crowds at PPMA

Yamato's new Epsilon machine drew crowds at PPMA

Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK demonstrated the capabilities of its automatic weighing machinery at this year's PPMA show.

ULMA Packaging takes to the stage at BP2017

ULMA Packaging takes to the stage at BP2017

ULMA Packaging Ltd will be returning to the potato industry's showpiece exhibition BP2017 (22nd – 23rd November, Harrogate Yorkshire Event Centre) in Harrogate, promoting equipment that can help make taking crops to market more cost-effective and productive for growers.

In pursuit of improved efficiency for industrial applications: Mondi 'reinvents ventilation system packaging'

In pursuit of improved efficiency for industrial applications: Mondi 'reinvents ventilation system packaging'

The global demand for corrugated board packaging is expected to grow to 269 billion USD by 2021 as manufacturers increasingly rely on it for the reliable and safe delivery of heavy duty products.

Innovation the focus at London packaging event

Innovation the focus at London packaging event

The UK packaging event, Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London, returns to London Olympia next week (13 & 14 September), with over 180 exhibitors, spanning the entire packaging supply chain, 60% of whom are using the show to launch new technologies, solutions or services.

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