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What’s new at PACK EXPO

Coming to Chicago’s McCormick Place on November 2, PACK EXPO 2014 is North America’s largest processing and packaging event, serving as a hub for food manufacturing innovation

New industry-specific pavilions and features such as The Brand Zone and The Processing Zone will help food processors and manufacturers navigate more than 1.15 million net square feet of exhibit space.


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Food Packaging

Seal the snack

Making consumers’ lives better. That is what UK-based Essentra Packaging set out to do when it developed Re:Close tape, a sealer aimed at maintaining product freshness.


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Robots have just the right touch

These robots pack deli meats faster than humans—and they check packages for vacuum leaks before they’re boxed.
For people who grew up in the Philadelphia area in the last 50 years, Dietz & Watson is practically a household name.


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Flexible pouch cap

The Performance Packaging SipP cap for flexible, spouted pouches is suitable for products such as fruit purées, organic products and baby food.


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Tetrahedron-shaped pouch

A packaging format for the single-serve snack food market, the Ampac E-Z SnackPak flexible, tetrahedron-shaped pouch transforms into a serving tray upon opening.


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Detectable PBT plastic

Ensinger HYDEX 4101 UD Blue Ultra Detectable PBT plastic is visible to food conveyor line optical, X-ray and metal detection systems.


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Resealable films

Südpack Multipeel multilayer packaging films can be opened without a knife or scissors; they can be reclosed multiple times without product quality loss.


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Heat-stable shrink film

PSI Polyflex transverse direction-orientated, heat-stable oriented polystyrene shrink label film shrinks less than 0.4% at 95°F for 24 hrs; it has a 3% machine direction growth.


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Drum touch shrink film

Manufactured for fresh meat and fish producers, KM Packaging soft “drum” touch shrink film features a 25-micron/100-gauge thickness.


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Food Packaging

Reclosable pop-up box for peanuts wins multiple awards

Brand visibility, consumer appeal and functionality are supported through a variety of innovations.
Clear Lam Packaging, Inc.’s patented new PrimaPak pop-up box has garnered plenty of recognition as the first-ever reclosable, flexible, stackable package produced from engineered rollstock on proprietary vertical form/fill/seal (VFFS) machinery.


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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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Food Engineering

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2014 October

The October 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores companies that have successfully grappled with "the new business reality" and are coming to terms with it being here to stay. Also, read about the work going on behind the scenes to keep FSMA on track.

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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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