Articles Tagged with ''packaging''

PACK gives BACK series continues with Jay Leno performance

The PACK EXPO and Pharma EXPO event will donate a portion of proceeds to K9s for Warriors.
The PACK EXPO and Pharma EXPO event will donate a portion of proceeds to K9s for Warriors.
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PACK EXPO East to change dates to accommodate exhibitors

The inaugural event has drawn much more interest than organizers originally anticipated.

PMMI predicts over 400 companies will exhibit on the over 100,000 net sq. ft. of space.


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Industrial packaging manufacturers look to innovation to keep prices down

Low-cost recycled materials and new logistics strategies are helping manufacturers deal with new challenges.

A serious supply shortage is placing pressure on manufacturers.


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Coding and marking: Are you controlling costs effectively?

Hygiene requirements, durability and much more factor into code application for primary food packaging.

We discuss the ins and outs of coding and marking technology with Paul Doody of Linx Printing Technology.


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Paper-based packaging system

Used to transport larger-sized liquid bottles, the Hexacomb HexStack paper-based packaging system features a single layer of honeycomb material custom-die cut to accommodate the specific bottle neck.
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Candy packaging machine

 The Theegarten-Pactec HCW4 packaging machine seals preformed candies in bottom-fold wrap; individual products that are not wrapped or spliced are rejected during full machine operation.  


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Snack food case sealer

Offering interchangeable tape and adhesive sealing, the A-B-C Model 436 case sealer is intended for snack manufacturers that ship products in a variety of packages including flexible bags, multipacks, cartons and rigid containers.
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Don’t Call it a Comeback

Convenience, portion control and sustainability emerge again as major packaging trends.

FE discusses the latest packaging innovations with Jorge Izquierdo of PMMI.


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6-axis robot

Used in assembly, dispensing, material handling, machine tending and packaging applications, the Yaskawa Motoman MH12 6-axis robot features a double-yoke design that offers additional strength if the robot crashes due to a programming error.


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Carton packs perform best in environmental impact life-cycle assessment

They performed better than glass jars, metal cans, retortable pouches and plastic pots.
They performed better than glass jars, metal cans, retortable pouches and plastic pots.
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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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2014 December

In the December 2014 issue of Food Engineering read about our Fabulous Food Plant feature on the Chelten House, a new facility in Las Vegas.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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