| Filling technology
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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: 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
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.
| Business function
Krones has upgraded its capabilities for the dairy industry with its new Milkron GmbH subsidiary
Krones AG, Neutraubling, Germany, will in future be synergising its operations involving plant construction and service support for the dairy industry, under the aegis of Milkron GmbH. With this step, Krones AG aims to raise its profile for the relevant process technology, so as to become a global...
| Bottle developments
KHS wins World Beverage Innovation Award for lightweight 1-liter PET milk bottle
At this year's BrauBeviale in Nuremberg, KHS GmbH was presented with the World Beverage Innovation Award from British publisher FoodBev Media for its lightweight 1-liter PET milk bottle. The specialist for filling and packaging systems was victorious with this bottle in the following two categories:...
| Filling & Aseptic
First-ever Sidel PET line for milk in Brazil
Brazilian company Jussara has become Latin America’s first-ever dairy producer to adopt an aseptic blow-fill-cap solution equipped with dry preform decontamination. With this solution from Sidel, Jussara expands its portfolio with a new PET bottle to differentiate its brands on the shelves in a...