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KHS taps into small-scale labelling market

PKN Packaging News reports: APPMA member and Filling and packaging systems company KHS has launched a compact labelling machine for the food and beverage industry. The ‘little brother’ of the successful Innoket Neo, the Innoket Roland 40 has the capacity to produce 2500 to 25,000 containers per hour.     Continue Reading…   Courtesy of […]

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Heat and Control secures form-fill-seal distributor partnership

APPMA member Heat and Control has announced an exclusive distributor partnership agreement with Volpak, a brand of horizontal form-fill-seal solutions for the flexible pouch packaging industry. Volpak offers a wide range of horizontal form-fill-seal pouches and sachets for the food, beverage and dairy industries, including flat pouches, stand up pouches, single and twin, strings and […]

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2018 APPMA Annual Diploma Scholarship now open

The Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) is pleased to announce that submissions are open for the tenth annual Scholarship program which will enable one lucky packaging technologist, designer or engineer in Australia the opportunity to complete a Diploma in Packaging Technology to the value of $9,000. The Diploma in Packaging Technology is a […]

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APPMA member’s Vision inspection solution breaks rejection issue

An egg packer was having its products rejected by retailers because of poor quality control. The solution, a vision inspection system supplied by APPMA Member Matthews Australasia, not only solved the problem but also won the company the PACE Zenith Award for Manufacturing Control.   Packing eggs has several challenges: the fresh produce is both […]

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Cost of global counterfeiting is difficult to calculate

Packaging World Reports: Various government and border control sources agree that estimating the impact of global counterfeiting on trade is complex, according to a recently released study from PMMI Business Intelligence.   According to estimates from The Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development, in 2016 the cross-border counterfeit market accounted for between $461 billion and […]

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