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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Looking forward to the coming year and what it might mean for the packaging industry

Looking forward to the coming year and what it might mean for the packaging industry

As 2020, the year that nobody predicted, finally draws to a close, Antalis’ Head of Business Development for packaging, John Garner, offers a mix of realism and optimism as he looks ahead to 2021.

2020 is a year that very few will look upon fondly, but one thing it has shown, according to John Garner, is the extraordinary capabilities within the UK’s packaging industry. “In the face of the most challenging period in living memory, it has shown a resilience, adaptability and depth of expertise that makes me feel very optimistic for the future. 

Support for the packaging industry – Elesa standard components make life easier with new brochure

Support for the packaging industry – Elesa standard components make life easier with new brochure

Packaging industry machines are usually dedicated to a single task, often under high speeds in difficult environmental conditions where ease of handling is a major factor of importance.

Safety ‘starts with the packaging’ – Eltronis security labels protect genuine car parts from counterfeits

Safety ‘starts with the packaging’ – Eltronis security labels protect genuine car parts from counterfeits

Brake technology provider, TMD Friction, has incorporated a new tamper evident label from security printing specialist Eltronis onto its Textar brand parts, to better protect its customers from a rise in counterfeit goods.

‘Mini Yellow’ robots deliver the right package

‘Mini Yellow’ robots deliver the right package

In 2019 China’s express parcels market was valued at US$100 billion. Driven by the growth of e-commerce across the country, this figure was up by more than 8 per cent on the previous 12 months and the sector is expected to sustain double-digit increases for the foreseeable future.

BCMPA members pick, pack and dispatch around the clock to ensure Christmas is delivered on time

BCMPA members pick, pack and dispatch around the clock to ensure Christmas is delivered on time

The BCMPA, the Association for Contract Manufacturing, Packing, Fulfilment & Logistics, says lockdown 2.0 has further intensified the inexorable move towards online sales and deliveries made direct to consumer (DTC).

Two Biome Bioplastics’ scientists included in 2020 Packaging Innovations’ Packaging 30 under 30 list

Two Biome Bioplastics’ scientists included in 2020 Packaging Innovations’ Packaging 30 under 30 list

Biome Bioplastics, the UK manufacturer of plant-based, compostable plastics, has seen two of its scientists feature in Packaging Innovations’ Packaging 30 under 30 list for 2020.

Brexit has already cost more than the International Space Station – and it’s still rocketing

Brexit has already cost more than the International Space Station – and it’s still rocketing

The economic cost of Brexit has already passed £130bn and is likely to top £200 billion by the end of the year, according to a report from Bloomberg Economics.

Schoeller Allibert JumboNest RTP solutions shortlisted in UK Packaging Awards

Schoeller Allibert JumboNest RTP solutions shortlisted in UK Packaging Awards

Schoeller Allibert, the European producer of recyclable, reusable and returnable transit packaging (RTP), is celebrating the shortlisting of its newly launched JumboNest returnable packaging solution in the UK Packaging Awards 2020.

Comexposium Group - the organiser of the trade show ALL4PACK, announces the postponement to 2022 of this year edition

Comexposium Group - the organiser of the trade show ALL4PACK, announces the postponement to 2022 of this year edition

Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, everyone in the ALL4PACK team has remained strongly mobilised/alert to support companies and provide them with this much-awaited springboard for economic recovery. 

Stora Enso to build a pilot plant for bio-based packaging foam

Stora Enso to build a pilot plant for bio-based packaging foam

Stora Enso will build a pilot facility for producing Cellufoam by Stora Enso, a lightweight, fiber-based foam material for protective packaging and cushioning.

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