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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Carbon in the spotlight at Packaging Innovations 2020

Carbon in the spotlight at Packaging Innovations 2020

Carbon was the main topic of conversation at Packaging Innovations 2020, which returned to Birmingham’s NEC on 26 & 27 February, with exhibitors and speakers alike putting the industry’s hottest subject in the spotlight.

While exhibitors showcased the sector’s latest developments and technologies designed to lower packaging’s carbon impact, the two-day seminar programme featured the latest industry thinking, with the likes of DEFRA, Coca-Cola, Britvic and Carlsberg taking a deep dive into sustainable packaging. 

Next generation of packaging on display at Packaging Innovations 2020

Next generation of packaging on display at Packaging Innovations 2020

The packaging industry’s most cutting-edge technologies and solutions will take centre stage at Packaging Innovations 2020, which returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 26 & 27 February.

6.2.20 Pregis invests in European operations to support growing protective packaging requirements

6.2.20 Pregis invests in European operations to support growing protective packaging requirements

Protective packaging specialist, Pregis, has made several recent investments in its European operations to support the growing protective packaging needs of its broad global customer base.

Zanbarrier NGR: 100 percent natural barrier paper for food packaging

Zanbarrier NGR: 100 percent natural barrier paper for food packaging

Zanders has launched improved environmentally friendly grade with an even higher density. The company continues the development of its successful food packaging paper range: the enhanced Zanbarrier NGR ("Natural Grease Resistant") offers the proven 100 percent natural barrier against oil and grease without the use of any chemicals now with an even higher density.

Brightest packaging minds take to the stage at Packaging Innovations 2020

Brightest packaging minds take to the stage at Packaging Innovations 2020

Coca-Cola, Dixons Carphone, Carlsberg, Wrap and Britvic are just some of the big names in packaging taking to the stage at Packaging Innovations 2020, to form part of its most robust seminar programme to date, when it returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 26 & 27 February.

AMH Material Handling increases e-commerce throughput for Selfridges & Co at DHL facility

AMH Material Handling increases e-commerce throughput for Selfridges & Co at DHL facility

AMH Material Handling has completed a total of three projects for DHL with a combined value of £600,000 at its Hams Hall site in Birmingham.

Proseal meets Hawthorn Produce`s needs for speed and space

Proseal meets Hawthorn Produce`s needs for speed and space

A tray sealer and integrated conveyor from Proseal are providing a fruit producer with greater throughput and ample production line space for packing, allowing it to meet increased demand from its customers.

Walki presents sustainable barrier solutions at Packaging Innovations Birmingham

Walki presents sustainable barrier solutions at Packaging Innovations Birmingham

Walki, a leading manufacturer of packaging solutions, will be presenting their portfolio of sustainable barrier boards and flexible packaging materials at Packaging Innovations in Birmingham, UK, on 26 and 27 February.

Is it time to rethink plastic In packaging?

Is it time to rethink plastic In packaging?

A cross-party parliamentary group warning that firms are replacing plastic with potentially more harmful alternatives for the environment is a wakeup call for companies to redouble their sustainability efforts, says an industry expert.

Padded mailers witnessing healthy sales, buoyed by rapid expansion of e-commerce: FMI

Padded mailers witnessing healthy sales, buoyed by rapid expansion of e-commerce: FMI

In the backdrop of increasing demand for compact and cost-efficient protective packaging solutions, the growth outlook of global padded mailers market will remain positive during the forecast period (2019 - 2029). A new study projects healthy 5% CAGR for padded mailer sales during the period of projection.

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