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Packaging Line Innovation

Packaging line innovation: Reaching for higher efficiencies

Robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.
Food and beverage manufacturers continually seek packaging machinery designs and process improvements that cut costs and boost productivity.


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Food Packaging

Udder success

Per capita milk consumption in the US has been on a steady decline since the 1970s.


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Keeping tabs

The global flexible packaging market is estimated to grow from $73.8 million in 2012 to $99.6 million by 2018, according to research group MarketsandMarkets.


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There’s a cap for that

New cap reseals container for later use, preserves cool temperature and carbonation, and helps prevent spillage.
Bridging the gap between conventional beverage cans and meeting the demands of a mobile generation, German-based ACTEGA DS and US company Dayton Systems Group (DSG) have developed the non-breakable, recyclable DSG Beverage Cap Can, with a reclosable feature that was previously available only on glass.


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TECH FLASH

Kansas State University breaks ground on Bulk Solids Innovation Center

The facility will be used to study and develop the understanding of bulk solids materials handling

With bulk solids accounting for 80 percent of the items transported throughout the world, the new center will be the first of its kind in North America.


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The latest food packaging trends

Chris Cornyn, president of DINE marketing, discusses the ways consumers are driving innovations in the packaging industry

Experts say consumers are now the chief packaging officer, demanding packaging fulfill their personal needs.


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FDA issues guidance on use of nanotechnology

FDA released three final guidances and one draft guidance this week to provide clarity on the use of nanotechnology in FDA-regulated products, with specific attention to the technology’s use in food and food for animals.


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WPO to open entries for WorldStar Packaging Awards

With the addition of the new Point of Sale category, the World Packaging Organization announced entries for the 2015 WorldStar Packaging Awards will open on July 1.


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Interpack 2014: Less, better, smarter

From the latest large-format digital printing to integrated packaging lines, the exhibition featured time-saving, energy-saving and environmentally friendly innovations.


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Automated filling system maximizes peanut processing

Productivity has increased by a factor of 15 at Golden Grove since the system was installed.


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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

FE September 2014

2014 September

The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

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