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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Leading retailers come together for Big Plastics Debate

Leading retailers come together for Big Plastics Debate

Coca Cola, Co-Op, Asda, Marks & Spencer and Iceland will come together under one roof for the first time at Packaging Innovations 2018, to talk about the UK's hottest topic – plastics in packaging.

Sustainability takes centre stage at Packaging Innovations 2018

Sustainability takes centre stage at Packaging Innovations 2018

With the reduction of plastic packaging a current hot topic in the media, the UK's only sustainable packaging event, Ecopack is more relevant than ever.

New intelligent parcel boxes deliver solution to consumers

New intelligent parcel boxes deliver solution to consumers

The ecommerce industry in the UK is booming, resulting in a staggering amount of parcels needing to be managed effectively to ensure online purchases reach consumers smoothly.

Barry-Wehmiller to enhance focus on flexible packaging and end-of-line integrated systems

Barry-Wehmiller to enhance focus on flexible packaging and end-of-line integrated systems

Responding to rising demand for its innovative flexible packaging equipment as well as more complete integrated systems, Barry-Wehmiller is creating two new divisions dedicated to meeting these needs.

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.

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