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tna expands Dutch Manufacturing Footprint

APPMA Member tna has officially opened a brand new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in the Netherlands, further reinforcing its position as a leading manufacturer of food processing equipment for the potato and vegetable processing industries. Located in Woerden, 30 kilometres outside of Amsterdam, tna Netherlands Manufacturing (formerly Florigo Industry B.V.) will be dedicated to tna’s cutting […]

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Uplifting experience: Festo’s BionicFlyingFox a sight to behold

Robotics Today reports: The bright sparks at Festo have done it again. Using intelligent kinematics, developers from the company’s Bionic Learning Network have developed an ultra-lightweight flying object that mimics a flying fox. To develop the BionicFlyingFox they took a close look at a natural flying fox and technically implemented its special flying characteristics. Due […]

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APPMA Member Beumer to modify filling system

Plastics in Packaging reports: New APPMA Member Packaging systems provider Beumer is now equipping its fillpac R filling system with an ultrasonic sealing unit, which the company claims gives the filled bags even better appearance and gives users an image advantage over competitors. Filling bags with bulk construction materials and industrial powders efficiently, it is […]

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KHS machine meets growing demand for pouches

PKN Packaging News Reports: APPMA Member KHS machine meets growing demand for pouches. KHS has introduced a pouching machine which offers FMCG manufacturers a high degree of flexibility. As part of the Innopouch Bartelt K series, the pouching machine offers a full range of servo equipment, and can be combined with the KHS Innopack Bartel […]

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What packaging do you think consumers find hard-to-open?

Arthritis Australia’s Accessible Packaging Researcher Alexandra Brayshaw, MAIP is interested in knowing what packaging you think consumers struggle to open most and why. Alexandra was awarded an APPMA Scholarship to study a Diploma in Packaging Technology. For her Diploma’s research project she has chosen to undertake a survey aiming to identify the food and drink […]

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