Large Selection includes Stainless Steel, Aluminum Bronze and Nylon KHK USA Inc., distributor of the market leading KHK® brand of metric gears, announces its extensive line of metric screw gears, manufactured to the highest quality standards by Kohara Gear Industry Co.,…
Elkem, a global leader in silicon-based advanced materials, has just announced a strategic investment plan to unlock new specialty silicones supply for customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and the Americas. The company will invest around €36…
Wednesday, 27 October 2021 10:10

Caldwell Provides Beam for Balancing Rolls

The Caldwell Group has provided a 1,500-lb. capacity roll lifting beam and leveling system for a company that manufactures various types of hygienic wipes. A major advantage is that one operator can now complete the application instead of two. These…
Monday, 25 October 2021 10:31

Top tips for avoiding food contamination

All parties involved in the food processing chain have a responsibility to ensure that food reaching consumers does not become contaminated. While manufacturers already take steps to prevent the main causes of contamination, thermal fluid could be a hidden contaminator.…
PulPac takes another important step in the global commercialization of its innovative manufacturing technology for fiber-based packaging and appoints Conny Högström as Manager for the company's Tech Center. Conny Högström joins the expanding team of skilled professionals as Tech Center…
Industrial software supplier COPA-DATA is launching a webinar series to offer practical advice and guidance on digital transformation for production and plant optimization in the food and beverage industry. The series will take place over three weeks in November, with…
International technology group ANDRITZ has received orders from Naturheld GmbH to supply two fiber preparation systems for its new production line in Grafenwöhr, Germany. With this project, Naturheld is also entering the insulation material sector. Start-up is scheduled for the…
In response to Covid-19, the Spanish chorizo industry has laid out plans to focus on sustainability issues and the digitalisation of the chain to promote future growth in the sector. The Spanish Chorizo Consortium is made up of 22 producers/exporters…
Easy entry into the aseptic market for rapid prototyping and new product launches SinnovaTek, a leading developer and integrator of advanced food processing equipment and technology, announces aseptic processing and filling capabilities at its new FirstWave copacking facility featuring state…
Automation expert, COPA-DATA is expanding its technology offering to provide digitalisation software to small breweries. The software developer, which launched its automation platform zenon back in 1987, has long assisted in the digitalisation efforts of food and beverage manufacturers worldwide.…
Tecnocap, an Italian-based global metal packaging manufacturer, utilizes BASF’s non-phthalate plasticizer Hexamoll® DINCH BMB for sealing gaskets inside its metal closures. Sealing gaskets ensure leak-proof containers, protect products from contaminants and preserve product quality throughout a long shelf-life. The metal…
PulPac reveals partnership with RZ Mekpart and the RZ Group of specialized engineering contract manufacturers, further extending capabilities, expertise, and capacity of the Dry Molded Fiber network. The objective of the partnership between RZ and PulPac is to combine significant…
Wednesday, 22 September 2021 12:34

Brewing’s journey into automation

~ If craft brewers did software ~ Britain’s brewing industry has expanded from a modest 1,218 breweries in 2012 to a colossal 3,018 in 2020 – with small and microbreweries accounting for over 80 per cent of this figure. With…
ABB will deliver automation, electrification, quality control systems, motors and drives for Renewcell’s new industrial textile recycling production line in Sundsvall, Sweden. Renewcell is a fast-growing Swedish sustaintech company specializing in textile-to-textile recycling. ABB wins large-scale order for automation, electrification,…
Monday, 20 September 2021 09:52

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper comments on the SUPD

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper produces recyclable barrier papers with water-based coatings for food and non-food packaging under the brand name barricote®. In the EU, the so-called SUPD (Single Use Plastic Directive) has created a great deal of uncertainty for this innovative…
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