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FDA to hold public meeting on key FSMA proposed rules

22-Oct-2014 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced it will hold a public meeting Nov. 13 to discuss potential changes to four proposed rules associated with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

"So the resealablity is actually completely changing the dynamic because you don’t need to finish the can and take all the intake in one go,” says UK firm Grenade Energy

Down in 1 (or 2 or 3): Resealable energy drink newbie encourages ‘responsible’ consumption

22-Oct-2014 - Grenade Energy says it is taking a leaf out of the confectionery industry’s book by offering the option of controlled portion cans.

"So the resealablity is actually completely changing the dynamic because you don’t need to finish the can and take all the intake in one go,” says UK firm Grenade Energy

Down in 1 (or 2 or 3): Resealable energy drink newbie encourages ‘responsible’ consumption

22-Oct-2014 - Grenade Energy says it is taking a leaf out of the confectionery industry’s book by offering the option of controlled portion cans.

Coveris claims new 38mm beverage cap ‘lightest on market’

Coveris claims new 38mm beverage cap ‘lightest on market’

22-Oct-2014 - Coveris claims its new 38mm closure for PET bottles is the lightest on the market as it enters a size segment it says is Europe's most popular for non-carbonated soft drinks.

Premium Warehousing AEB Carlsberg

Premium Warehousing AEB software speeds up Carlsberg beer delivery

22-Oct-2014 - Premium Warehousing, a British warehousing and logistics handling provider, has installed AEB’s Excise Movement and Control System (EMCS) software, EMCS||XPRESS which has led to faster processing of excise goods for Carlsberg.

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Multisorb Technologies partners with New York private equity firm

22-Oct-2014 - The senior management of Multisorb Technologies has partnered with Summer Street Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in New York.

L-R: Evelina Lindgren, Maud Rahm, and Annelill Annvik at Empack 2014 last week

How to be a successful woman in the packaging industry

21-Oct-2014 - Passion, determination and ambition: all top tips for aspiring businesswomen, say three senior Swedish packaging industry figures. 

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Bosch module lines: One small step on the processing line, one huge leap for automation

21-Oct-2014 - Bosch’s Module++ lines are designed to make it easy for manufacturers to upgrade and take their ‘first steps’ with automation, the company says. 

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HayssenSandiacre to launch Merlin Blu at Pack Expo

21-Oct-2014 - HayssenSandiacre has redesigned its Merlin, Minerva and Integra machines launching the entry level Merlin Blu at Pack Expo in Chicago.

 "Our smooth food looks very similar to the original food but can be eaten by anyone as it can be swallowed without chewing,” said Matthias Kuck from Biozoon.

3D printed food for the elderly may hit shelves in 2016

21-Oct-2014 - Researchers in Germany are working on a 3D-printed food for elderly people with chewing and swallowing problems, which looks and tastes like ‘real food’.

High Barrier/Dunnage Free Bags on show for packaging dairy products

High Barrier/Dunnage Free Bags on show for packaging dairy products

21-Oct-2014 - Black Forest Container Systems (BFCS) has launched High Barrier/Dunnage Free Bags for packaging dairy products, edible oils, sauces, liquid eggs, wine, fruits and vegetables and aseptic products.  

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From the show floor in Stockholm: One-handed sachets and paper ready-meal trays

21-Oct-2014 - Sachets you can open with one hand; ready meal trays made from paper; and 'bubbly' designs for bottles - all were on display at Empack 2014 last week.

Oystar sells secondary packaging division A+F to Mutares

Oystar sells secondary packaging division A+F to Mutares

21-Oct-2014 - Oystar has sold its secondary packaging division A+F (Automation + Fördertechnik), which mainly operated in the dairy market, to Mutares.

The packaging and packaging waste directive wants to focus on preventing waste

Moving targets: Recycling rate calculations needs to be clarified, says Europen

21-Oct-2014 - Europen is calling on upcoming EU legislation to refrain from setting mandatory national packaging design requirements, saying this will undermine the internal market for goods in the EU.

FOODesign launches its vegetable chip batch fryers internationally

FOODesign launches its vegetable chip batch fryers internationally

21-Oct-2014 - Food processing equipment manufacturer FOODesign, a tna company, has launched its hot oil batch-pro 12, a series of cookers and fryers outside of the US.

Spee-Dee 16-gallon Split Hopper

Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery debuts its Split Hopper dry powder filler

21-Oct-2014 - Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery which works with General Mills, Quaker Oats and Nestlé, will debut its 20-gallon Split Hopper for powder filling applications, including vertical form fill seal machines, at Pack Expo.

Reusable Packaging Association Pack Expo

RPA seeks members for its End User Committee

21-Oct-2014 - The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA), which promotes the value and expansion of reusable packaging systems, is staging its education forum – the Reusables Learning Centre (RLC) again this year at Pack Expo in Chicago.

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Luceo VisionRobots to check packaging and product integrity

21-Oct-2014 - Luceo has designed a vision kit that gives a robot eyes called VisionRobot, to check the conformity of products and integrity of the integrity of its packaging.

Technovaa is the packaging subsidiary of Dubai-based Darvesh, and has expanded rapidly in recent years

Technovaa plans $68m packaging plant in Kizad

20-Oct-2014 - UAE packaging firm Technovaa has broken ground on a US$68m factory in Abu Dhabi’s Kizad free zone, boosting the firm’s regional exports.

“What we’re after is technology push,” (Paul Earnshaw, Tesco packaging manager)

‘Packaging is a Cinderella discipline’: Tesco packaging manager

20-Oct-2014 - Tesco packaging manager Paul Earnshaw insists the retailer is keen to banish the perception that packaging is a Cinderella discipline given its importance in the overall consumer ‘brand experience’.