Posts tagged with ‘packaging’

  • Honeycomb materials delivering performance and growth in packaging

    By Converter on July 16, 2018
    Experience in packaging EconCore actively licenses its technology for the continuous production of thermoplastic honeycomb core materials, to companies around the world in various industry sectors. The advantage of being able to produce core materials with optimised performance-to-weight ratios, at high speeds, in high volumes, and with the lowest possible costs, has brought the honeycomb structure – once reserved for […]
  • SICK’s Inline code matcher verifies ‘right product – right packaging’

    By Converter on July 2, 2018
    SICK has developed an integrated high-speed quality control system, the Inline Code Matcher, that ensures the right packaging is always used for the right product, avoiding the risk of wasteful rejects, safety issues or costly customer returns.  The stand-alone system is easy to retrofit to existing packaging lines The Inline Code Matcher works by matching 1D or 2D code data […]
  • Crown Aerosols and promotional packaging

    By Converter on June 28, 2018
    Globally, toiletries, perfumes and cosmetics is an industry worth hundreds of billions of dollars each year. Figures suggest that consumers are leaning towards the more premium end of the market and with choices becoming wider and more varied than ever before, brands must be increasingly creative in order to differentiate and stand out loud and proud on retail shelves. However, […]
  • Getting a load of the unboxing phenomenon

    By Converter on June 27, 2018
    With the summer retail season already in full swing, retailers around the country will, no doubt, be packing in the preparation to take their purchasing power up a notch. However, while good products and a great customer service will, of course, be top priority, the choice of packaging, particularly amid the rising popularity of unboxing videos online, could add that […]
  • HepcoMotion to showcase core components used in packaging and processing machinery at PPMA Show 2018

    By Converter on June 26, 2018
    HepcoMotion will be showcasing a selection of its industry leading range of linear motion technology at PPMA Show 2018.  Demonstrating the depth of its product ranges ideally suited to designers of processing and packaging machinery, Hepco looks forward to welcoming visitors to its stand (D40) Hepco provides an array of high speed and accurate solutions perfect for the processing and […]
  • Cambrian Packaging marks 25 years of providing choice and quality service

    By Converter on June 26, 2018
    A family-run supplier of plastic bottles and dispensers is celebrating 25 years of successful trading Cambrian Packaging was established in 1993 and now supplies a variety of clients internationally, including big brands like Ronseal, Lush, Autosmart, Bob Martin, Carr Day & Martin, Greggs and Lakeland. The firm, based in Newtown, Wales, now employs 20 people and has a turnover of £6.4m. […]
  • Opportunities for holography in light of new packaging report

    By Converter on June 18, 2018
    An international trade body has welcomed a new report, which it says opens the way to ‘significant’ opportunity and growth for packaging holography technologies The International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) was commenting on the Anti-Counterfeit Packaging Technologies Market* market research report.  According to the findings, the global anti-counterfeit packaging technologies market is set to expand with a double-digit compound annual growth […]
  • New software improves production efficiency and product compliance

    By Converter on June 18, 2018
    Markem-Imaje releases Version 6.0 of its CoLOS  information management system which provides manufacturers with even higher uptime, throughput and compliance in their product coding and packaging activities In an era where margins are tight and traceability is becoming ever more important as recall scandals can quickly go global now, more than ever, manufacturers need accuracy and efficiency in their printing […]
  • Time to switch to sustainable strapping

    By Converter on June 18, 2018
    The use of plastic strapping as a packaging material and a means for securing goods for transportation, exemplifies sustainability. It ensures that transported goods are secured with the minimal use of materials, meaning less packaging waste and ultimately less impact on the environment Leading strapping machine manufacturers, Mosca, have committed to limiting environmental impact by ensuring their PET strap is […]
  • Contract Packager Reed-Lane sees increased interest in Blister Packaging Operations

    By Converter on June 18, 2018
    Reed-Lane, a New Jersey-based contract packaging provider serving leading pharmaceutical manufacturers, has experienced an uptick in interest in its blister packaging services. The spike in inquiries has followed the company’s double-digit blister packaging capacity growth, spurred by its recent purchase of an additional UPS 4 Blister Machine from Uhlmann Packaging Systems In addition to its two UPS 4 Blister Machines, […]