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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ILAPAK’s Delta 6000 R: Top performance on tortillas

ILAPAK’s Delta 6000 R: Top performance on tortillas

ILAPAK’s Delta 6000 R flow wrapper with MAP for packing tortillas and flat breads is now capable of speeds of up to 150ppm following several design enhancements.

‘Trials will help industry to safely reduce packaging waste’, says Ulma Packaging UK

‘Trials will help industry to safely reduce packaging waste’, says Ulma Packaging UK

The packaging industry must keep an open mind and invest in sustainable ways to reduce materials waste, but it will be an ongoing process - says an industry spokesperson.

Pregis looks Sharp as it unveils new bagging solution

Pregis looks Sharp as it unveils new bagging solution

Protective packaging specialist, Pregis Limited, will be introducing the availability of Sharp bagging solutions at packaging events across Europe this coming Spring.

Industry forums set to inspire at UK packaging event

Industry forums set to inspire at UK packaging event

Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print 2019 will host six dedicated industry forums - drinks, food, pharma, beauty, ecommerce and retail – when the show returns to Birmingham’s NEC, alongside Contract Pack and Ecopack, on 27 & 28 February.

ILS showcasing pallet labelling system for beating the cold

ILS showcasing pallet labelling system for beating the cold

Pallet labelling technology that can operate in sub-zero temperatures will be on show at the Empack Exhibition (27-28 February NEC Birmingham), where Industrial Labelling Systems (ILS) will be promoting the latest in high performance, labour saving solutions suitable for the harshest conditions.

Softbox announces the launch of new temperature control packaging systems

Softbox announces the launch of new temperature control packaging systems

Softbox, the global provider of temperature control packaging for the life science and logistics industries, will unveil new pallet and parcel shipping systems at the Temperature Controlled Logistics (IQPC) in London this week.

80% of UK shoppers expect retailers to better tackle plastic waste

80% of UK shoppers expect retailers to better tackle plastic waste

Recent independent research commissioned by compostable packaging company TIPA reveals 80% of UK shoppers believe that the retail industry should be doing more to tackle the issue of plastic waste, while 6 in 10 (63%) feel it is retailers’ responsibility to reduce the environmental impact of plastic waste.

UK packaging event unveils plans for 2019 Event James Drake-Brockman

UK packaging event unveils plans for 2019 Event  James Drake-Brockman

James Drake-Brockman, Divisional Director of Easyfairs’ Packaging Portfolio, offers a first look at Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print 2019 and discusses why it is a must-attend for all packaging professionals when it returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 27 & 28 February 2019.

Smurfit Kappa’s Van Mierlo plant celebrates centenary

Smurfit Kappa’s Van Mierlo plant celebrates centenary

Smurfit Kappa’s Van Mierlo plant in Belgium is celebrating its 100th anniversary. The plant, which was founded by entrepreneur Jan Van Mierlo back in 1918, quickly established itself as a leading supplier of corrugated board in Belgium and then extended its reach throughout Europe.

Stora Enso introduces sustainable RFID tag technology ECO for intelligent packaging

Stora Enso introduces sustainable RFID tag technology ECO for intelligent packaging

Stora Enso has launched a new sustainable RFID tag technology called ECO by Stora Enso, designed for intelligent packaging functionalities in supply chain, retail and e-commerce applications.

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