A pilot project – between BASF, Borealis, Südpack and Zott – has led to the creation of a multilayer food packaging protopy made of polyamide and chemically recycled polyethylene. Multilayer films offer excellent barrier properties in terms of protection and preservation of food products, as well as their overall efficiency in environmental terms; however, they can only be recycled to… Read more »
In a new study, PCI Films Consulting has analysed 15 emerging flexible packaging markets, which currently account for more than 20 per cent of global demand and concluded that collectively in the past five years they had grown twice as fast as the world average. Many companies have successfully gained from this market growth and have identified many new opportunities for growth in the coming years
The difficulties in opening different types of packs are of far greater concern to most consumers than environmental criticisms such as perceived over-packaging.
Integrating robots into bakeries’ packaging areas can greatly reduce labor requirements for placing unwrapped baked foods into infeed conveyors or to put primary-packaged products into carton or secondary packaging. Robots are tireless workers, operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week without fail.
Chocolate manufacturers are the target of a new, easy-to-open and recloseable pack style for horizontally packaged products developed by Germany’s Bosch Packaging Technology in conjunction with Amcor.