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Strong export growth for German packaging machinery

© kfm / Last year saw a significant sales increase since 2013 for German-made food processing and also packaging machinery. According to the German Machinery & Plant Manufacturers’ Association (VDMA), this was largely due to a progressive increase in the use of technical equipment on emerging markets.Strong export growth for German packaging machinery

Pharmaceutical industry relies on nonwovens

© tawesit, As pharmaceuticals are subject to very high health and safety standards, any packaging in this industry must follow particularly strict requirements. At the same time manufacturers want to satisfy the needs of the environment, and more and more are therefore opting for nonwoven fabrics as their packaging material.Pharmaceutical industry relies on nonwovens

Fresh Rolls and Sunday Cake from your Own Oven

© Messe Düsseldorf All over Germany consumers are buying more frozen food: last year average per-capita consumption increased by over half a kilogramme against 2013. Accounting for over 80% of total turnover, pastry ranks first in the list of frozen food favourites. Fresh Rolls and Sunday Cake from your Own Oven

Innovative packaging solutions for fresh food

© HelloFresh The food market is currently experiencing a major transition, as more and more consumers are buying food and beverages on the internet. Moreover, demand is greater than ever for ready meals delivered straight to one’s doorstep and for boxes containing portioned ingredients and recipes. This means that innovative packaging solutions are required.Innovative packaging solutions for fresh food

Growth in online trading benefits packaging industry

Perfectly packaged © Zalando More and more consumers are using the internet as a shopping platform. This benefits not only traders but also the packaging industry. Whenever merchandise is ordered on the internet, it is generally shipped in cardboard boxes. Growth in online trading benefits packaging industry


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