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ULMA Packaging’s solutions help food business to grow

To meet a significant increase in demand, a leading supplier of cold cooked meats, P G Amps, has just purchased another of ULMA Packaging’s thermoforming machines. Renowned for excellent build quality, equipment performance and service, ULMA has been supporting the customer’s growth…

  • 06/12/2017

Packaging is key to a speedy Xmas delivery, says Antalis amid record Black Friday sales

As the Black Friday weekend kicked off the biggest shopping spree of the year, Antalis Packaging has revealed that for retailers anticipating an even earlier Christmas rush, packaging is vital for maximising sales and meeting those all-important delivery targets. It comes as latest figures show…

  • 01/12/2017

Cut-out excess packaging to improve customer experience, Antalis tells businesses

With the Christmas retail rush almost underway, Antalis Packaging is urging UK businesses to minimise the amount of packaging they use, warning retailers that, in many cases, excessive packaging is spoiling that all-important unboxing experience. It comes as a growing number of online e-commerce…

  • 29/11/2017

Windmöller & Hölscher names Apex International certified showroom partner

Windmöller & Hölscher, supplier of machinery and systems for production and converting of flexible packaging, has confirmed Apex International to be certified partner of aniloxes for the highly advanced flexoprinting presses in the showroom. Apex will manufacture high-quality ceramic…

  • 27/11/2017

Hop to it! Antalis Packaging helps online drinks brand spread the Christmas beer

Antalis Packaging has helped independent online alcoholic drinks retailer, Flavourly, to ensure it is quite literally a “merry Christmas” for its customers with the launch of its very own Canvent Calendar. Based in Edinburgh, Flavourly is a rapidly growing mail order drinks service…

  • 02/11/2017

Smurfit Kappa celebrates 50 years of its automated packing lines

Smurfit Kappa has reached the 50th anniversary of developing automated packing lines. Since the first was launched in Sweden back in 1967, the company has developed, produced and installed over 8,000 machines across many countries and market segments, servicing some of the world’s biggest…

  • 05/10/2017

Cutting programming time with new smart screen technology

As Industry 4.0 gathers pace, and mobile technology becomes increasingly utilised throughout UK manufacturing sites, Endoline Machinery announced last week at the PPMA Show 2017 plans to roll out a brand new, icon-based HMI SMART screen. Featuring 50 per cent less pages than previous screens, the…

  • 04/10/2017

Egging on industry success: Endoline slashes size of its case erector

Endoline Machinery, one of the UK’s leading end of line systems manufacturers, has launched a brand new slimline Case Erector – which is almost half the width of current case erecting systems, and the narrowest on the market. This new-look machine was debuted at the PPMA Show last week.

  • 03/10/2017

Bosch Packaging Technology wins German Packaging Award 2017

The sensor-controlled product detection and adaptivity of the concept machine, SVC 1820 BH, from Bosch Packaging Technology, has been honoured with the German Packaging Award 2017. The award is presented on an annual basis by the German Packaging Institute (Deutsches Verpackungsinstitut &ndash…

  • 02/10/2017

Automated Packaging Systems launches new packing machine at PPMA Show

Automated Packaging Systems launched two versatile machines with high-speed productivity, the Autobag 500 and Autobag 550 baggers, at this week’s PPMA Show, at the NEC, Birmingham. The new products are not only suitable for a wide range of packaging applications, they also deliver its most…

  • 28/09/2017