Packaging hot food
Soups, ravioli or noodles: Up to now caterers and kitchens have had to allow hot food to cool down, in order for it to be vacuum packed effectively. This costs time and reduces flexibility - and in the case of active cooling this also takes energy. The alternative from MULTIVAC the packaging specialists: the new SFP Light steam flushing system.
EU Packaging Regulation
Yes to recyclability and packaging reduction, no to mandatory recycled content quotas for contact-sensitive packaging and ecologically unfounded re-use requirements as well as the bureaucracy monster
Under a new name, the Oerlemans Packaging Group is leading the way in making the world of packaging more sustainable. During the congress Co-creating sustainable solutions', the group of seven packaging producers launched the new name OPACKGROUP. With the presentation of the IMPACT vision, a concrete plan was presented to an audience of more than 500 guests in ‘Theater aan de Noordkade’. CEO Joan Hanegraaf stepped down from his work in the branche- and industry-organisations after more than 20 years of managerial responsibilities The various board positions have been taken over by other OPACKGROUP directors, giving him more space for leading the fast-growing company in its transition to a circular packaging producer.
New Berry Testing Laboratory
Berry Superfos has established an inhouse material testing laboratory to provide customers with fast and reliable assessment and quality testing of raw materials for new food packaging solutions. The laboratory, which is accredited for the chemical testing and sampling of plastic products, will help to speed up new product development projects, ensuring the compatibility of materials for each application and that they meet appropriate requirements and regulations.
Into the digital future with teamwork
It's a topic that no company can avoid: Digitalisation! What can it do, what does it offer, what risks does it conceal? The experts on the arburgXvision programme on 24 November 2022 Stephan Reich, Arburg Divisional Manager IT Digital Solutions, Peter Kowalewski, Arburg Team Manager Industrial Solutions Support, and Thomas Pöggel, Telekom Business Development Manager 5G Business Customers, were unanimous in their opinion that digitalisation is the future that offers more opportunities than risks. Matthias Schneider, Managing Director Digital Services & IT at Fischerwerke, one of the market leaders in fastening systems, took the same view. He presented their digital journey and the company's experiences with the Arburg host computer system in a video short.
EREMA Group looks back
The EREMA Group's review of K 2022 in Düsseldorf is positive all round. And that applies to the interest shown by visitors as well as to the number of plants sold. With all the group's companies together on one trade fair stand, the EREMA Group presented its entire range of products and services more comprehensively than ever before. Together with partners from the plastics industry, they made recycling and the circular economy a tangible experience for visitors to the Circonomic Centre.
Arburg Swiss Plastics Expo
Once again in 2023, the trade fair year will start for Arburg with the Swiss Plastics Expo in Lucerne, Switzerland. From 17 to 19 January 2023, Arburg will be at stand C1061, hall 1, in both physical and digital. An electric Allrounder 370 A with Gestica control system will be producing cups from recycled PP. Visitors will also be introduced to the new expansion stage of the “aXw Control FillAssist” feature, which will be showcased on the Allrounder, and the “arburgXworld” customer portal for the digitalisation of services and business processes will also be demonstrated at the trade fair.
Pioneering printing technology
“100 Companies for Resource Efficiency” is an initiative that was launched by Baden-Württemberg’s state government and its leading trade associations. It is raising public awareness about companies with exemplary efficiency measures. And one of them is SÜDPACK. On 24 November, the film manufacturer was honored as one of the 100 companies for its pioneering SPQ technology.
The SuperLock® pot from Berry Superfos is providing Choco Yoco, a healthy chocolate spread, with an innovative and reusable packaging solution that combines a premium image for the brand with effective product protection for a long shelf-life.
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