17/11/2022Transport of hazardous materials poses different challenges to labels. They have to adhere to different materials and be resistant to chemicals or environmental effects. Storage and disposal of large amounts of labels can become a problem.
22/06/2022Food or building materials present special challenges for the filling and closing process. To make sure that the surroundings stay clean and product safety is guaranteed along the entire supply chain for bulk powders, vacuum seals are used for filling and closing.
19/04/2022Dangerous goods on business premises present special challenges for the packaging material used. BASF and Duo Plast have now developed an antistatic stretch film for palletisation in potentially explosive atmospheres that prevents flying sparks.
01/06/2021The pandemic stimulates innovation amongst machine engineers in the packaging industry. Digital commissioning, virtual communication and virtual reality are all possible solutions and have led us to rethink.
24/03/2021The construction industry is aiming to become more sustainable and has increased their use of recycled materials in their packaging with the objective of reducing their own CO2 emissions. toom, a DIY giant, was one of the first in the industry to set their sights on implementing recycled materials.
04/11/2020In the 21st century, green technology will play a key role and will have a significant influence on a company’s competitive edge when implemented in machines and systems. Even the coronavirus hasn’t put a dent in the boom, as regulatory pressure remains high.
01/10/2020Companies from all industries are constantly generating more and more data that needs to be saved, analysed and processed. Big data is increasingly in demand in the packaging and processing industry too.
10/06/2020There are many different types of load carriers: cases, cartons, containers, drums or pallets - they all ensure security in transportation and storage and in supplying the population with vital goods.
30/03/2020Without it, very few goods would make it to our shelves: Industrial packaging is indispensable in global trade, whether goods are transported by land, sea or air. Now the future of boxes and pallets will be digitalised with the aid of RFID and blockchain technologies.
23/12/2019Packaging robots are being used more and more to execute tasks within packaging production. These robots, with their increasing capacities, can now be used in production facilities throughout the entire packaging line, either independently or in direct cooperation with human employees.