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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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.

Making your mark - Printing & Labelling Special Technology report

Making your mark - Printing & Labelling Special Technology report

Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke with a number of leading spokespeople from the vendor and analyst communities about current and possible future developments within the world of printing & labelling technology.

This special technology report will investigate a number of key current and ongoing areas of innovation and development with the printing & labelling marketplace; one of the most critical and fast-changing technology environments within the manufacturing, logistics and retail sectors.

Whistl invest in parcel sortation to meet growing demand

Whistl invest in parcel sortation to meet growing demand

Whistl, the delivery management company with activities in Business Mail, Doordrop Media, Fulfilment and Parcels, has invested in its first automated parcel sortation machine which has been installed, over three months, at its Super Depot in Bolton.

Imperial Logistics to operate new Volkswagen Group packaging centre

Imperial Logistics to operate new Volkswagen Group packaging centre

Imperial Logistics is to operate a new Volkswagen Group packaging centre in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, following the Group’s decision to despatch parts for Volkswagen, Audi, and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles via JadeWeserPort.

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