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SIG awarded ‘Top Futuristic Technology’ at Gulfood Manufacturing 2021 for its next-gen filling machine, SIG NEO

SIG, a leading systems and solutions provider for aseptic packaging, was awarded ‘Top Futuristic Technology’ at the Gulfood Manufacturing award ceremony for its next-generation filling machine, SIG NEO. read more

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Elopak presents breakthrough sustainable innovations at Gulfood Manufacturing

Elopak – a leading global supplier of sustainable carton packaging and filling equipment – is showcasing its latest sustainable packaging solutions and innovations at Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai. Visit the firm at Stand D4-20 (Hall 4). read more

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Global launch of SIG’s next gen F&B filling tech and packaging @Gulfood Manufacturing

SIG, a leading systems and solutions provider for aseptic packaging, has marked the launch of its next generation food & beverage filling technology and family-size packaging at Gulfood Manufacturing 2021 in Dubai. read more

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Asepto from UFlex to showcase pioneering ‘FOIL STAMPING’ innovation @ Gulfood Manufacturing

UFlex’s highly successful aseptic liquid packaging brand, Asepto, will showcase its first-of-a-kind revolutionary ‘Foil Stamping’ innovation for the beverage industry at the Gulfood Manufacturing Expo 2021 in Dubai, from 7–9 November 2021. read more

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ILIP debuts at MeatTech 2021

Italy-headquartered packaging solutions expert ILIP participates this year for the first time at MeatTech – the trade fair specialising in innovative technology and solutions for the cold cuts, meat and ready meals production chain – from 22–26 October at Fiera Milan to Rho (MI). read more

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StePac launches lean, fully-recyclable top-seal solution

Fresh produce packaging innovator StePac Ltd has expanded its range of top seals with new solutions to extend the shelf-life of fresh fruits and ready-to-eat salads for the retail segment. read more

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Flex Films launches metallic polyester ultra-high barrier film (F-UHB-M) as innovative replacement to aluminium foil

Flex Films – the global film manufacturing arm of flexible packaging giant UFlex – has launched its new patented BOPET high-barrier film F-UHB-M, designed to replace aluminium foil in flexible packaging applications. The innovation is on show this week in Las Vegas at Pack Expo 2021, Booth N-9115. read more

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Stora Enso and Tetra Pak join forces to triple recycling capacity of drinks cartons in Poland

Amounting to more than €29 million, the two companies’ investment in a complete recycling solution is set to significantly improve recycling throughout Central and Eastern Europe. read more

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Stora Enso launches low-carbon material for microwavable ready-meal trays

Stora Enso – a leading global provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper – has launched Trayforma, a new wood fibre-based material composition designed for microwavable food tray packaging. read more

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OneCircle boosts coverage of PET kegs in Asia with new reseller MI Local Hops Korea

OneCircle, the global leader and producer of PET Kegs, continues to roll out the revolutionary KegKeg® and UniKeg® dispensing systems across its growing global network with the addition of new partners MI Local Hops Korea. read more 

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Toyo Printing Inks unveils new GMP-compliant offset inks for food packaging

Toyo Printing Inks, Inc. – a member of Japan-based Toyo Ink Group, one of the world’s largest ink manufacturers – has launched a new series of sheet-fed, offset inks with low odour and low migration characteristics. read more

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UFlex’s strong financial results fuel major capacity expansions in packaging films

The company’s expansion in India will see the establishment of a greenfield BOPET and CPP plant in Karnataka, with a new CPP line also to be set up in the UAE. Furthermore, UFlex’s commissioning this quarter of a BOPET Line in Poland makes it the largest BOPET manufacturer in EU today. read more

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StePac’s new-tech standing pouches cut fresh food waste

Fresh produce packaging innovator StePac Ltd is gaining growing interest in the retail sector for its functional standing pouches. California-based fruit and veg distributor Divine Flavor is an early adopter of the Israeli firm’s modified atmosphere standing pouches for extending produce shelf life. read more

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Plant-based bottles: Finnish researchers technology transforms citrus peel into recyclable bottles

New technology developed at VTT enables the use of pectin-containing agricultural waste – such as citrus peel and sugar beet pulp – as raw material for bio-based PEF-plastics for replacing fossil-based PET. read more

Latest issue – Vol 4/21
– Machinery & Equipment focus
– Longevity In Labelling
– Future labs – Post-pandemic advancements in F&B labs
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