Posts tagged with ‘machinery’

  • Graphic Packaging invests in beverage packaging innovation with new Bristol facility

    By Converter on May 24, 2018
    Leading folding carton manufacturer Graphic Packaging International (“GPI”) has invested in a new Beverage Packaging Development Centre, known as the ‘Hub’, to act as a central point for the company’s European beverage design organisation Stationed at GPI’s plant in Bristol, UK, the facility has been established as a nucleus for structural and graphic design excellence. It will coordinate with the […]
  • OPM invests with Martin Automatic to refine productivity

    By Converter on May 11, 2018
    When one of the UK’s leading exponents of narrow web technology endorses a manufacturer’s design and engineering skills, the market needs to take notice, especially when he is the current President of FINAT. For Chris Ellison, who co-owns OPM with his wife Susan, the only thing that matters is quality. It’s a common thread that runs through the entire company […]
  • Proseal appoints new distributor in France

    By Converter on January 25, 2018
    Leading heat sealing specialist Proseal has extended its European reach with the appointment of a new distributor in France. France Food Packaging, Proseal’s first ever distributor in the country, will sell the full range of Proseal equipment, as well as offering customers Proseal’s technical support. The appointment further lengthens Proseal’s global reach, which includes subsidiary companies in the United States […]
  • Point Five Packaging introduces P5-A automatic sealing machine for food packaging

    By Converter on January 24, 2018
    Point Five Packaging, a supplier of modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) equipment and premium packaging solutions for various food industry sectors, has introduced the P5-A Automatic Seal System. Ideal for any food production or packaging environment – and configurable for manual as well as automatic operation – the machine produces vacuum-gas flushed MAP containers, vacuum skin packs (VSP) and seal-only trays. […]
  • Timothy Saarinen Joins Maruho Hatsujyo Innovations as COO of Medical Packaging Machinery

    By Converter on January 17, 2018
    Packaging Expert Will Direct U.S. Pharma Equipment Operations, with Emphasis on MHI’s Signature Blister Machine, “Eagle” Maruho Hatsujyo Innovations (MHI) – the U.S. subsidiary of Osaka-based Maruho Co., a leading Japanese dermatology pharmaceutical company with subsidiaries in Europe and the U.S. with global sales exceeding $700 million – has hired Timothy Saarinen as chief operating officer of its Medical Packaging […]
  • Sample-making and production on the cards for Zünd UK at Packaging Innovations 2018

    By Converter on January 9, 2018
    Zünd UK will be among the key exhibitors at Packaging Innovations 2018 in Birmingham, showcasing one of its next-generation digital cutting systems. Taking place at the NEC on February 28 and March 1, Packaging Innovations and co-located shows Empack 2018 and Label&Print 2018 will cover the full gamut of packaging design and production. Zünd UK – on Stand H19 – […]
  • Hollow shaft and Ballscrew Motors from STOBER

    By Converter on October 25, 2017
    The EZHD synchronous servo motor with hollow shaft with its new bearing technology in all versions can offer a far higher shaft load than to date as well as an integrated brake. With the newly added size 4, STOBER is rounding out the bottom end of the program. The outstanding feature of these motors is the exceptionally large inside diameter […]
  • Ulma launches packaging technology for herbs and leaf produce

    By Converter on August 31, 2017
    A new vertical form fill and seal system (VFFS) has been launched by Ulma Packaging that can transform the packing of fresh herbs and light leaf salads to save producers time, money and reduce manual intervention to a minimum during the packing process. The patent-pending VTI640V VFFS solution, designed by Ulma, uses a device that pulls the product down to […]
  • A world of possibilities in beverage packaging at drinktec 2017

    By Converter on July 28, 2017
    At drinktec 2017, Graphic Packaging International (GPI) will demonstrate possibilities in machinery and packaging solutions that address both current and evolving consumer buying habits that are shaping the global beverage industry. “Today, the global beverage industry is experiencing unprecedented dynamism, evolving with consumer preferences and buying habits,” said Allen Ennis, vice president and general manager of Global Beverage at GPI. […]
  • The April digital edition of Converter is out now!

    By Converter on April 6, 2017
    Editor’s comment: “Having not long returned from the ICE Europe exhibition in Munich, I thought I would take this opportunity to say how great it was to see so many of you there. The show was definitely buzzing with activity and I do hope this translated into good business for the companies there. Overall, feedback from the exhibitors we spoke […]