| Blow Moulding & Coating | SMI Group | San Giovanni Bianco | Italy
ECOBLOC K: World's most compact rotary combi
Resulting from an innovative project characterized by the use of technologically advanced solutions inspired by Industry 4.0 and Internet of Things (IoT), the ECOBLOC® ERGON K series developed by SMI is composed by ultra-compact “combi” plants for the stretch-blow moulding, filling and capping of...
| Beverages | Sacmi Imola S.C. | Imola | Italy
Sacmi CBF wins the FBE Award in Shanghai
Versatility and weight reduction - which means greater competitiveness, quality and process repeatability - have made this technology a true winner. And with a complete solution just supplied to a major player on the local dairy market, the positive feedback keeps on coming.
| Milk | Gea Group | Duesseldorf | Germany
Keeping the bugs out of ESL milk during bottling
Extended Shelf Life (ESL) milk has been a part of everyone’s lives for some years. It means that milk lasts longer on the supermarket shelves and in the fridge at home, reducing waste and increasing convenience for consumers. Here, Marco Bruno, GEA’s Senior Product Manager for Blow Filling and...
| Filling technology | Serac Asia Sdn Bhd | Klang, Selangor | Malaysia
Serac accelerates the speed of its rotary cup filling lines
The latest version of the cup filling machine Neo designed by Nova, a company of Serac Group with 80 years of experience in dosing and cup filling, is today able to fill cups up to 12 000 cph just as efficiently and reliably as any other lower output. With this increased output, Serac is offering a...
| Milk | Sidel | Parma | Italy
Milk in PET
UHT milk bottles in PET on a Sidel Aseptic Combi Predis – A first for Italy
Centrale del Latte di Brescia has doubled its aseptic production of UHT milk in PET bottles and in doing so is benefitting from a simple, safe and sustainable packaging line. The project saw this innovation-driven company become the first producer in Italy to invest in Sidel’s aseptic and...
| Milk | L.V. Lomas | Brampton, Ontario | Canada
L.V. Lomas delivers high quality stabilizer solutions for booming milk alternatives
As consumer interest in sustainability and plant-based proteins increases, and people choose allergen-free beverage options because someone in their household has a sensitivity or they believe products free from dairy and soy are healthier, plant-based alternative milk products have grown in...
| Milk | Krones | Neutraubling | Germany
Dairy competence at Krones
Experts on everything to do with the white gold
Dairy products demand to be handled gently – which is precisely why the white gold plays a significant role throughout the entire Krones Group. Because Krones and its subsidiaries support dairy products from their origination and all components to final filling on lines specially designed for the...
| Beverages | SACMI | Imola | Italy
Food & drink multinational chooses CVS360-3D reliability
International player invests in Sacmi inspection systems for correct cap application on the dairy and ready-to-drink products made in its US plants. Sacmi has become the official “problem solver” of a leading food&drink multinational that has several plants across the USA (with dairy and ready to...
| Milk | PDG-Plastiques | Malesherbes | France
PDG - new packagings for UHT milk
PDG PLASTIQUES is specialized in PET preforms and bottles. We are the leader in France for dairy and UHT milk PET preforms.
| Milk | Netstal-Maschinen AG | Näfels | Switzerland
The ideal packaging solution for milk drinks
Netstal will present PRELACTIA® at Drinktec
At Drinktec 2017, the Swiss injection molding machine manufacturer Netstal will produce double-layer PRELACTIA® barrier preforms for milk bottles using a PET-LINE 2400-4000/1000. In particular, milk products and drinks with a long shelf life can be packaged safely, economically and in a manner that...
| Recycling processes | CARBIOS | Clermont-Ferrand
CARBIOS: The technical solution for the recycling of opaque PET plastics such as the new milk bottles
CARBIOS, an innovative green chemistry company specializing in enzymatic bioprocesses applied to plastic and textile polymers, comforts the applicative potential of its innovations by making 100% recyclable all household packaging in opaque polyethylene terephthalate (PET) such as the new milk...
| Preform developements | Société Générale des Techniques, SGT France | Rezé
A new barrier solution for UHT milk packaging
Specialists in the manufacture of preforms in polyethylene terephthalate (PET), Société Générale des Techniques launched a range of preforms onto the market specially designed to package UHT milk. One year after becoming available, the preforms have already been adopted by the dairy industry.
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