MULTIVAC was presented with the 2019 Supplier of the Year award by the North American Meat Institute (NAMI). The award was given at the Annual Awards Ceremony and Luncheon during the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Ga.
Motion Industries Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (GPC), has acquired Axis New England and Axis New York, an automation and robotics company based in Danvers, Mass.
Enjoy Life Foods, a manufacturer of certified gluten-free, non-GMO and gluten free snacks, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Mondelez International, approached LOMA Systems due to past experience with the company's metal detectors and checkweighers, and proven track record in the global food industry inspection market.
Packaging is constantly changing, and to keep up with consumer and retail/CPG demand, we have to look at the future as "now." Thinking ahead in order to make trend predictions and how machines and materials can be used is one way to help stay ahead in the ever-changing market.
With each passing year, the legalized cannabis industry grows as the stigma associated with it decreases. Ten states currently permit recreational marijuana, over 20 more permit medicinal use, and annual nationwide spending on legal cannabis is projected to reach nearly $50 billion in the next decade.
Lightweighting rigid containers is extremely important for the future of rigid packaging. Overall, plastics are lighter and more efficient than many alternatives. The lighter weight reduces waste, energy use and carbon emissions through the full life cycle of a product.
E-commerce, concern over food waste and consumer demand for fresh, ready-to-eat (RTE) foods are spurring innovation in the food preservation market. On-the-go consumers are seeking healthy, fresh and RTE options in categories like meats, dairy and juices as an alternative to processed snacks found in the center grocery aisles.
Silgan Vision has modified the 51R56 system’s software to increase its throughout speed from 800 bottles per minute to a maximum of 1,200 bottles per minute. The system has been used to inspect beverage, cleaning products and other household products bottles and caps.
Eagle’s new solution for reducing food safety recall risks is the EPX100. A high-efficiency, lower-energy machine, it detects a broad range of contaminants for small to mid-sized manufacturers, contract packagers, seasonal operators and global companies looking to standardize their equipment.