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Sealing elements for maximized cable packing density

KDS-DES sealing elements for CONTA-CLIP cable entry systems provide IP64 ingress protection … Developing the KDS-DES sealing elements for unassembled cables, CONTA-CLIP has transferred the simple cable entry principle of its KES system to its KDS cable feedthrough system: to insert a cable, the…

  • 10/02/2020
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Brightest packaging minds take to the stage at Packaging Innovations 2020

Coca-Cola, Dixons Carphone, Carlsberg, Wrap and Britvic are just some of the big names in packaging taking to the stage at Packaging Innovations 2020 , to form part of its most robust seminar programme to date, when it returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 26 & 27 February. Two new seminar…

  • 03/02/2020

Sustainability takes centre stage at Packaging Innovations 2020

The UK’s largest packaging event announces full line-up for the BIG Carbon Debate, including a sustainability focussed show floor and seminar programme, and other green-focussed features. Coca-Cola, Aveda, and Britvic are just some of the global brands set to put sustainability firmly in the…

  • 28/01/2020

Packaging made from 100 per cent post-consumer waste

New for 2020, Bell has announced that it can supply Retran packaging made from 100 per cent post-consumer waste. The material has been approved by the European Food Standards Agency for direct contact with food. Traditionally the surfaces of Retran have required a virgin layer of film for food…

  • 13/01/2020
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Is it time to rethink replace plastic in packaging?

A cross-party parliamentary group warning that firms are replacing plastic with potentially more harmful alternatives for the environment is a wakeup call for companies to redouble their sustainability efforts, says an industry expert. ULMA Packaging UK is working with a number of material…

  • 10/01/2020

Regular packaging machinery maintenance key to business performance

Packaging businesses should undertake preventative maintenance between regular equipment servicing to maximise operational productivity and lengthen equipment life, says a leading packaging machinery supplier. Unplanned downtime can have pronounced financial, logistical and operational implications…

  • 13/12/2019

Packaging Innovations 2020 announces plans for the BIG Carbon Debate

Leading industry experts from some of the UK’s most respected authorities will come together on the Ecopack Stage at Packaging Innovations 2020 to debate one of the industry’s hottest topics – sustainability. The BIG Carbon Debate, which has evolved from the show’s hugely…

  • 09/12/2019

Packaging made from 100% post-consumer waste

New for 2020, Bell has announced that it can supply Retran packaging made from 100% post-consumer waste. The material has been approved by the European Food Standards Agency for direct contact with food. Traditionally the surfaces of Retran have required a virgin layer of film for food…

  • 13/11/2019

Clearmark receive double award shortlisting for ‘excellence in industry’ and ‘employer of the year’

Clearmark Solutions (ICE), experts in coding and labelling, was recently shortlisted for two business performance accolades by the Nottingham Post, recognising an ongoing commitment to business improvement. After several weeks of consideration, the Nottingham Post Business Award committee and its…

  • 16/05/2019

4Sight Automatic Print Inspection System ‘Gets the Message’

A groundbreaking collaboration between SICK and AutoCoding Systems has resulted in the launch of the first fully-automatic smart vision inspection system for printed coding and marking on food, pharmaceutical and other consumer goods packaging. The 4Sight Automatic Print Inspection System can…

  • 15/05/2019