• Aquisition creates a global leader in automated cold storage warehousing

    Aquisition creates a global leader in automated cold storage warehousing

    Lineage Logistics, one of the world’s largest temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics companies, has acquired Partner Logistics, Europe’s leading cold storage provider and world’s largest automated cold storage company. The transaction marks the first international acquisition by Lineage, an organisation backed by investment firm Bay Grove, and represents significant growth in the company’s warehouse automation strategy.

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  • Three more filling machines for Thai state dairy

    Three more filling machines for Thai state dairy

    In Thailand, the state-run dairy group, Dairy Farming Promotion Organization of Thailand (DPO), is expanding its production capacity. At the Muaklek production plant, DPO’s biggest milk-processing plant, three CFA 124 high-speed filling machines from SIG Combibloc have now been put into production. Each individual machine can aseptically fill up to 24,000 carton packs per hour.

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  • 3D sweetener hits hot drinks market

    3D sweetener hits hot drinks market

    Liteez, a dual-purpose meringue ‘kiss’ sweetener that melts in hot drinks and can also be enjoyed as an ultra-low calorie sweet treat, was launched by family-owned company, Lampados International Ltd, at the ISM show in Cologne earlier this year. The sweetener is egg-free, sugar-free, and vegan. Two Liteez contain about two calories, compared to 20

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  • 1937-2017: 80th anniversary marked with a new launch

    1937-2017: 80th anniversary marked with a new launch

    This year Gordian Strapping proudly celebrates its 80th anniversary. The year is also marked by exciting news with the launch of a new strapping machine from parent company StraPack.  The SQ800 is a brand new high-speed automatic strapper which uses a brushless DC motor meaning less moving parts, less maintenance and more uptime. Gordian is

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  • New full integrated solution is a first for supply chains

    New full integrated solution is a first for supply chains

    Red Ledge, manufacturer of warehouse management and control systems, is launching a solution that integrates its latest Red Ledge Warehouse Management & Control system with SmartFreight’s multi carrier shipping system. The new, fully integrated solution picks goods for dispatch before using warehouse management and control (WMC) data to generate carrier compliant shipping labels that are

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  • Manufacturing capacity  to be increased by 150%

    Manufacturing capacity to be increased by 150%

    International supply chain solutions provider TouchPath is installing its ‘TouchWMS’ warehouse management system to support manufacturer Norcros Adhesives’ company growth. TouchWMS will integrate with Norcros’ new Microsoft Dynamics ERP system to automate the company’s warehousing and manufacturing processes as part of a broader business improvement initiative. Norcros Adhesives is planning to increase its manufacturing capacity

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  • Processes powered by LaserSharp® demonstrated

    Processes powered by LaserSharp® demonstrated

    LasX IndustriesInc, an industry leader in high performance, production class laser converting systems and services, presented its packaging solutions at Interpack. A variety of laser cutting, scoring, and perforating processes powered by patented LaserSharp® digital converting technology were displayed, along with new products for the flexible packaging and folding carton industries. Founded in 1998, LasX

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  • A tribute to UK innovation

    A tribute to UK innovation

    Leicester-based Clifton Packaging has once again been recognised for its innovation and creativity at the annual WorldStar Awards, adding yet another award to the company’s growing collection of accolades and once more firmly establishing the company as a global player. This year the company won an award for its Hopcraft Pouch, in the beverages award

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  • New ‘Preventenance’ service to drastically reduce downtime

    New ‘Preventenance’ service to drastically reduce downtime

    Datatrade’s newly launched Preventenance service will enable enterprises to be more proactive in their device maintenance and minimise downtime by pre-empting failures in their supply chain. The new managed service runs real-time health checks on printers, scanners, handheld computers and other electronic assets to spot likely failures and enable pre-emptive and timely repairs/replacements to be

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