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Strappingly Built

Strappingly Built

Bonnie Howard March 14, 2014 0

It’s not out of sight but it is often out of mind; Mosca’s MD, Gaye Tate, explains why strapping equipment should never be left until last… Over the years the packaging industry has seen

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Packing Them In

Packing Them In

Bonnie Howard February 18, 2014 0

SHOW SEASON IS ALMOST UPON US IN THE UK AS THAT COLOSSUS OF THE EXPO CALENDAR, PACKAGING INNOVATIONS, PREPARES TO OPEN ITS DOORS. IN THE INDUSTRY? THEN HERE’S WHY YOU NEED TO BE THERE…

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Holistic Approach

Holistic Approach

Bonnie Howard February 18, 2014 0

FLEXIBLE PACKAGING METHODS HAVE BECOME MORE POPULAR by Mike McCreesh, procurement & supply chain director, UK & Ireland, Office Depot  This is largely due to a growing awareness amongst suppliers that the final stage of

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The Way I See It

The Way I See It

Bonnie Howard December 17, 2013 0

OUR NEW ANILOX INKING MACHINE COULD BE COST-BENEFICIAL FOR PACKAGING PRODUCTION by Matt Rockley, marketing manager for presses, Heidelberg UK Here, I’ll highlight some changes I’m seeing in carton packs for the retail sector.

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Demands On Dates

Demands On Dates

Bonnie Howard December 12, 2013 0

EU LEGISLATION HAS INTRODUCED STRICTER CRITERIA FOR THE CLEAR DATE MARKING OF FOOD PACKAGING by Tom Hawkins, sales director, UK and Ireland, Videojet Technologies The Directive 2000/13/EC of the European Parliament and the Council

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Proving Fruitful

Proving Fruitful

Bonnie Howard October 14, 2013 0

IN TODAY’S GLOBAL MARKETPLACE, RETAILERS ARE DEMANDING THAT SUPPLIERS HAVE CERTAIN PACKAGING SYSTEMS IN PLACE by Derek Paterson, sales director, Ulma Packaging UK These should not only protect the integrity and offer great presentation

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Keeping Pace With SRP

Keeping Pace With SRP

Bonnie Howard October 11, 2013 0

SHELF-READY PACKAGING (SRP) REFERS TO UNITS THAT CAN BE EASILY TRANSFERRED FROM SHIPPING CONTAINERS OR PALLETS TO A RETAIL DISPLAY by Simon Taylor, sales & marketing director, Endoline Machinery It’s a business solution developed to

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Weigh To Go

Weigh To Go

Bonnie Howard September 23, 2013 0

MULTIHEAD WEIGHERS HAVE MADE A MAJOR CONTRIBUTION TO CONFECTIONERY AND SNACKS PACKAGING, AND CONTINUE TO INNOVATE AS PART OF FULLY-INTEGRATED PACKAGING LINES by Torsten Giese, marketing manager, PR & exhibitions, Ishida Europe The importance

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Reducing Recall Risks

Reducing Recall Risks

Bonnie Howard September 11, 2013 0

MORE SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED FOOD MANUFACTURERS (SMES) THAN EVER ARE INVESTING IN X-RAY INSPECTION SYSTEMS ON THEIR PACKAGING LINES by Niall McRory, key account manager, Mettler-Toledo Safeline X-ray In 2012, there were 92 food

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Optimistic Outlook

Optimistic Outlook

Bonnie Howard August 13, 2013 0

ACCORDING TO A NEW STUDY, BY THE FREEDONIA GROUP, WORLD DEMAND FOR CAPS AND CLOSURES IS PROJECTED TO RISE BY OVER FIVE PER CENT PER YEAR TO US$46 BILLION IN 2016 by Kevin Heap, packaging

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