14.09.2016 | Sidel | Hünenberg | Switzerland

Sidel to show innovations in beverage packaging and services to producers at CHINA BREW 2016

At China Brew &?China Beverage 2016 (11-14 October), Sidel will be championing its innovative and customer-focused solutions in packaging, production equipment and services for liquids in PET. “Sidel experts at China Brew &?China Beverage 2016 will be addressing the rising demands in the packaging industry and will be presenting the very latest...

09.09.2016 | Arla Foods | Viby | Denmark

Arla to triple its business in the beverage market

A sparkling milk & fruit drink, a milk & tea drink and an energy drink rich in protein are all part of Arla’s new ambition to triple its business outside standard white milk in the global beverage market. Arla wants to challenge soft drinks with healthier milk-based alternatives.

One important bet in Arla’s ‘Good Growth 2020’ strategy is to...

09.09.2016 | Avery Dennison | Rodange | Luxembourg

Avery Dennison to strengthen pressure-sensitive manufacturing footprint in Europe with $65 million Luxembourg investment

Demand for pressure-sensitive materials continues to grow in Europe. To meet future demand, Avery Dennison is strengthening its European manufacturing footprint with a $65 million investment to expand its Rodange, Luxembourg production facility. The investment is one of Avery Dennison’s largest operational initiatives globally in recent years. ...

PET processing
12.09.2016 | Moretto S.p.A. | Massanzago, PD | Italy

K 2016: Moretto on show in Düsseldorf

At this year’s show the Italian company Moretto, a leader in automation technology for the plastics processing industry, will present several exclusive solutions: MOISTURE METER, a resin moisture analyzer; XD 10, a high performance mini-dryer; DGM, a continuous batch gravimetric dosing unit; and EXA, a conveying system for up to six stations.

PET processing
09.09.2016 | KREYENBORG Plant Technology GmbH | Senden | Germany

K2016: Drying, Storing, Mixing, Conveying and Dosing

On the occasion of the K2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany, KREYENBORG Plant Technology GmbH, based in Senden, in northwestern Germany’s Münsterland region, will be presenting information regarding their wide assortment of products for efficient bulk material handling in the plastic-, food- and chemical industries. Particular focus this year will be on...

09.09.2016 | LANXESS | Cologne | Germany

Macrolex Gran from LANXESS for application in amorphous and semicrystalline plastics

At K 2016, LANXESS’s Rhein Chemie Additives (ADD) business unit is showcasing its organic Macrolex Gran colorants for the brilliant coloring of amorphous and semicrystalline plastics. Thanks to their microgranule form, the colorants compare extremely favorably with powders and compact granules owing to their excellent dispersion and processing...

PET injection machines
20.09.2016 | SACMI | Imola | Italy

PET preforms: Parmalat goes for SACMI technology

A new IPS 220 - part of a fully automated production centre, web-connected to maximise performance and efficiency – has been successfully installed and started up. The result: the highest-performing and lightest milk bottle preform on the Italian market and, with “SACMI Total Care”, an Industry 4.0-oriented approach to production and service.

Preform moulding
09.09.2016 | HRSflow | San Polo di Piave | Italy

HRSflow at K 2016: High-performance hot runner solutions – versatility for high-grade applications

At this year's K show, Italian hot runner specialist HRSflow will focus its presentation both on hot runner solutions tailored to the injection molding of complex, large-format parts with multiple gating in the mold and on systems for multi-cavity applications. Practical examples will feature the state-of-the-art FLEXflow technology, a servo-driven...

Preform moulds
21.06.2016 | Milacron | Cincinnati | USA

Milacron's Mold-Masters premium summit-series hot runner seeing major adoption for high end molding applications beyond the medical market

Milacron Holdings Corp. is experiencing rapid adoption of the Mold-Masters Summit-Series premium hot runner across multiple market segments. Originally designed to be a medical molding powerhouse, the Summit-Series is proving very versatile with customers utilizing the stainless steel hot runner to mold premium packaging, personal care goods,...

Blow moulding machines
27.09.2016 | Sidel | Hünenberg | Switzerland

Sidel Matrix blowers awarded certification for energy efficiency

Sidel has been awarded certification for the efficiency of its Sidel Matrix™ blower by one of the world’s leading technical service organisations, TÜV SÜD. The new certification is an international stamp of approval for the energy consumption efficiency of the Sidel equipment. It provides objective validation of the blower’s performance by an...

Blow moulding machines
12.09.2016 | BEKUM Maschinenfabriken GmbH | Berlin | Hermany

K 2016: EBLOW 37 extends the electric EBLOW series from BEKUM

The blow moulding machine manufacturer BEKUM is extending its electrical series EBLOW. The newest addition is the EBLOW 37 for packaging applications. It premiers at the K 2016 to specialists in the industry. As early as 2007 BEKUM presented the first electric blow-moulding machine at the K-Messe (plastics trade fair) in Duesseldorf. The continual...

Blow moulding machines
12.09.2016 | Jomar | Egg Harbor Township, NJ | USA

Jomar launches next-generation injection blow molding (IBM) Machine at K 2016

Jomar Corp., a leading global manufacturer of injection blow molding (IBM) machinery for the pharmaceutical, healthcare, personal care, beauty, food and beverage, and household products industries, has announced the launch of a next-generation injection blow molding (IBM) machine series that incorporates a unique custom-designed servo-driven...

Filling & Aseptic
15.07.2016 | Sidel | Hünenberg | Switzerland

Sidel delivers mixing and filling accuracy for bottling carbonated soft drinks

Sidel is highlighting the importance of filling accuracy, along with production flexibility and sustainability, in capitalising on the dynamic carbonated soft drinks (CSD) market. All are important factors in helping beverage manufacturers to convert market opportunity into profitable, long-term success.

Hotfill, Markets
10.05.2016 | KHS | Dortmund | Germany

Coca-Cola uses customized hot fill system from KHS

Around the globe consumers are finding that juices and sports drinks are a healthy alternative to what are often rather sugary soft drinks. Bottlers who want to muscle in on this growth market have to satisfy the special technical demands made of the process and filling technology for such products. For its juice and sports beverages Coca-Cola...

Filling & Aseptic, Markets, Blow moulding machines
19.04.2016 | KHS | Dortmund | Germany

Energy costs practically halved: KHS converts stretch blow molder for Mineralbrunnen Teinach GmbH

Overheads for materials and the price of energy are among the biggest cost drivers in production. Mineral water bottlers Teinach GmbH have thus charged the KHS Group with the modernization of their PET bottle filling line.

Caps & Closures
12.09.2016 | Corvaglia | Eschlikon | Switzerland

corvaglia at the K-Fair 2016 in Düsseldorf

corvaglia will again be present at the K-Fair 2016 in Düsseldorf in hall 12 at booth A51-06. The Corvaglia team is anxious to meet many interesting visitors, to intensify existing contacts and to establish new interactions.

Capping technology
09.09.2016 | Husky Injection Molding Systems | Bolton, Ontario | Canada

Husky launches next generation HyCAP™4 system – global debut at K 2016

Husky Injection Molding Systems has announced the launch of its next generation system for high output beverage closure molding, HyCAP™4. Husky will be demonstrating the all-new HyCAP™4 system for the first time at this year’s upcoming K 2016.

Caps & Closures
29.08.2016 | | Budenheim | Germany

Bericap’s new closure developments for 5-gallon container

The closures used for 5-gallon water containers are known as HOD (Home and Office Delivery) closures. The necks of these containers are standard across the world. Due to the blow moulding process, however, the necks usually exhibit poor quality and a variation in diameter which often results in leakage from 5-gallon containers – except where an...

Labelling technology
11.05.2016 | KHS/NMP Systems | Dortmund/Düsseldorf | Germany

KHS continues Direct Print push to market

At its headquarters and largest engineering and manufacturing center in Dortmund, the KHS Group has provided approximately one thousand square meters of new space for the ever-expanding Direct Print innovation team.

Markets, Labels
08.04.2016 | P.E. Labellers | Porto Mantovano (MN) | Italy

P.E. Labellers-Farchioni olii: a 100% Italian partnership

Farchioni olii S.p.A., one of Italy's main producers of typical foods from Umbria – oil, wine and flour – chose an independent partner that was easy to interact with to provide self-adhesive or cold-glue labels for glass and PET formats in the olive oil sector.

Labelling technology
22.03.2016 | KHS | Dortmund | Germany

MARTENS Brewery leverages Direct Print Powered by KHS™ again

After the successful premiere of Direct Print Powered by KHS™ at MARTENS Brewery with their Dagschotel ‘talking bottles’ launch, MARTENS Brewery based in Bocholt, Belgium, is again leveraging their Direct Print industrial scale digital printing technology from KHS, this time to renovate the look and feel of their own brand, MARTENS Pils, by...

Packaging machinery
14.09.2016 | SMI S.p.A. | San Giovanni Bianco BG | Italy

CSK ERGON: New compact and versatile packaging machines

As always, at the forefront of packaging innovation, SMI has created the new CSK ERGON series of shrink-film packaging machines. With a capacity to pack a wide range of containers in an economic and competitive way, this new compact and ergonomically designed series has several models utilising the latest technology available. With output speeds of...

Packaging machinery
26.08.2016 | SMI S.p.A. | San Giovanni Bianco BG | Italy

New solutions for dry packaging

SMI's new APS palletizers for tertiary packaging (dry packaging) up to 100 packs/minute are designed and manufactured according to the new ERGON platform, where ergonomics and advanced machines integration enable to offer cost saving bottling lines, ensuring the reduction of production costs, higher energy savings and the efficiency of the whole...

Shrink packer
26.08.2016 | SMI S.p.A. | San Giovanni Bianco BG | Italy

PSHA: The space-saving handle applicator

The SK ERGON packers can be equipped with an automatic handle applicator of the PSHA series (Pre-Shrinking Handle Applicator), which attaches a handle on a section of the shrink film before it's wrapped around a group of containers moving toward the shrink tunnel. The pre-shrinking handle applicator of the PSHA series can be installed on the...

Recycling machines
09.09.2016 | Nordson | Münster | Germany

Fundamentally new filtration system for highly contaminated plastics boosts recycling productivity and minimized melt loss

A new melt filtration system for recycling highly contaminated plastics provides greater productivity than comparable machines on the market while maintaining constant melt pressure and product consistency, it was announced today by Nordson Corporation. The company will introduce the system at K 2016 (Hall 9, Stand A44/48).

Recycling machines
07.09.2016 | Ettlinger Kunststoffmaschinen GmbH | Königsbrunn | Germany

Ettlinger at K 2016: Efficient filtering of melts and energy-saving injection molding of large parts

Ettlinger Kunststoffmaschinen GmbH ( will be using this year's K 2016 trade fair to showcase an enhanced range of high-efficiency melt filters, and itself as a manufacturer of injection molding machines designed to produce very large moldings.

Recycling machines
05.09.2016 | Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH | Feldkirchen/Donau | Austria

World premieres, innovations and highlights from NGR, BritAS and Collin at K2016

The Austrian-German NEXT GENERATION GROUP, comprised of Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH, BritAS Recycling-Anlagen GmbH and Dr. Collin GmbH, showcases new processing methods, innovative technology and profit-generating services along the plastics value chain in exhibit hall 9 at the K2016 trade fair.

Quality & Diagnostic
09.09.2016 | Agr International | Butler, PA | USA

Agr will display their latest quality management and process control equipment at K 2016

Agr International offers a number of products that are designed to aid bottle manufacturers achieve their most aggressive light weighting goals while maintaining the highest quality. Agr products are designed to assist container producers, converters and fillers stay competitive while meeting the increased quality demands of today’s changing...

Quality & Diagnostic
07.09.2016 | Piovan | Italy

Piovan at K 2016: Winfactory 4.0 - Piovan supervision software for the smart factory

This is not a new version of the historic Winfactory, which Piovan launched in 2008 as the first remote factory monitoring and control instrument. This new application is already ready for Industrie 4.0, the group of protocols and technologies, being implemented, that constitutes the core of the fourth industrial revolution: the digital...

Quality & Diagnostic
02.09.2016 | Agr International | Butler, PA | USA

Agr International, Inc. at Pack Expo 2016

Agr International, Inc. to feature their latest advancements in PET bottle production management and quality control at Pack Expo 2016