Leading sustainable packaging company, DS Smith, has just announced a partnership with packaging machinery and systems provider Krones to create ECO Carrier, a fibre-based alternative to shrink-wrap for PET multipack bottles. Two leading companies partner to provide fibre-based alternative to…
Thursday, 22 September 2022 08:34

The virtuous plastic circle

Sulzer Chemtech will highlight its greater commitment to creating a circular economy for plastics on its booth (hall 12, stand B70) at K 2022 trade fair. On the company’s stand, its biggest at the show since its first attendance, visitors…
Sulzer Electro Mechanical Services (EMS), in partnership with GE Power Conversion, announced the supply of a custom-built synchronous motor for end-user Phoenix Cement Company, which operates under the Salt River Materials Group (SRMG). The motor, a 1,500 hp, 30-pole synchronous…
BASF will showcase VALERAS™ for its plastic additives portfolio for the first time at K 2022. VALERAS adds value to plastic applications by delivering significant sustainability benefits with additive technical solutions and services. Among these are solutions to accelerate the…
International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully completed the basic engineering for its key process areas for Infinited Fiber Company´s commercial-scale plant in Finland. Infinited Fiber Company is preparing to build the line in Veitsiluoto, Kemi, with a planned regenerated textile…
ABB has launched its ABB Ability™ BeerMaker intelligent process control solution to further support breweries in their operational efficiency through digital transformation. ABB’s brewmaster, who has the notable achievement of qualifications from Technical University of Munich in Weihenstephan, devised the…
Anellotech is pleased to announce that it has, for the first time, continuously processed solid, post-consumer plastic waste into light olefins and aromatics using its Plas-TCat™ catalytic pyrolysis technology. The waste consisted of a mixture of all major plastic types…
PullPac has received yet another intention to grant from the EPO (European Patent Office), further refining its pioneering cellulose forming technology for competitive fiber-based packaging and single-use products The new intention to grant comprises a method for producing discrete three-dimensional…
India is all set to ban the production, import, stocking, distribution, sales, and use of an array of single-use plastic products including straws. Against this backdrop, the ban on plastic straws will temporarily disrupt the sales of small packs of…
Grandblue Bioenvironment Co., Ltd. has successfully started up two ANDRITZ ADuro QZ1600-BIO shredders at its mills in Jinjiang City, Fujian Province, and Xiaogan City, Hubei Province, China. The two new ADuro QZ1600-BIO shredders process kitchen waste at a design capacity…
Many industries have embraced the push for digital transformation in recent years to meet the increasing demands for high levels of safety and traceability across global supply chains. The food and beverage industry is no different, with many working to…
~ Can correct motor management cut costs in food and beverage production ~ With growing pressure on the food industry’s profit margins, companies must look to reduce manufacturing costs wherever possible. The food industry is incredibly energy intensive, accounting for…
Monday, 18 July 2022 11:15

Automation in the chocolate factory

~ How automating the food industry can reduce waste and ruined food ~ In 2006, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs published the Food Industry Sustainability Strategy, which outlined actions to decrease the building food waste. In 2018, non-profit…
Nordic Paper is world leading within natural greaseproof papers used in different food applications, for example as baking papers, for baking cups or for food containers. The paper has natural barrier properties achieved without the addition of fluorochemicals, so called…
Fi Europe co-located with Hi Europe returns to France this year from 6-8 December. For the first time, the leading ingredients exhibition will take place at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles – occupying four halls with more than 1,200 exhibitors,…
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