Packaging Machinery


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Snack Foods

The Fresh Factory Expands Snack Bar Production Capabilities

Nov. 13, 2023
Carol Stream, Ill.-based food and beverage processor has targeted the growing refrigerated snack bar category for growth.
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Capital Spending

United Premium Foods Invests $1.8 Million to Boost Pet Food Processing Capabilities

Sept. 27, 2023
Human and pet food co-man’s capital investment offers customers more flexibility and aims to take advantage of fast-growing pet food business.
CRB Group
Automation of beverage production presents unique challenges, partly because of the high-speed nature of the work.

Beverage Plants Thirst for Automation

Oct. 24, 2022
High-speed operations make beverage plants a challenge to automate, especially as trade customers get more demanding.
Packaging Machinery

Processors Under Pressure When it Comes to Packaging

March 7, 2022
More expensive materials, labor and transport add up to a challenge for users of all kinds of packaging.
Beverage Products

Coors Light Eliminates 6-Pack Plastic Rings

March 1, 2022
$85 million investment by MolsonCoors will replace plastic rings with a cardboard wrap.
Candy & Confectionary

Sustainable Films Hit the Sweet Spot for Candy

Nov. 5, 2021
Unconventional packaging film can boost a candy/confectionery company’s green credentials – but there are tradeoffs.

Equipment Suppliers Can't Keep Up with Demand: PMMI

Sept. 28, 2021
Senior Editor Pan Demetrakakes reports from the floor of Pack Expo 2021

Food Industry Struggles with Barriers to Automation

May 1, 2020
Automation has great potential, but daunting barriers stand in the way.
Laboratory Equipment

Getting the Most from Checkweighers and Secondary Packaging Equipment

Dec. 3, 2018
Secondary packaging and checkweighing equipment can both add versatility and yield useful data.
Form, Fill, Seal

Need for Versatility Drives Form/Fill/Seal Innovations

Oct. 1, 2018
Packaging equipment must be flexible to meet diverse customer needs in an ever-evolving market.

New Trade Group Seeks to Rebrand HPP as Cold Pressure

April 25, 2017
Council tackles challenge of educating consumers about the nonthermal pasteurization technology.