• Efficient and effective evaporative cooling

    Efficient and effective evaporative cooling

    Evaporative cooling is fast becoming the most efficient option when cooling large areas. Air conditioning is not such a viable option, because in warehouses or industrial plants, the capital and running costs would be extremely prohibitive: for this reason, facilities managers are choosing evaporative cooling, which can cool at a fraction of the cost of

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  • Second successive award for filling machine manufacturer

    Second successive award for filling machine manufacturer

    For the second year running, Riggs Autopack Ltd has won the “Exceptional Sales Performance” title at the PPMA Group Industry Awards. The company was presented with its award at the National Motorcycle Museum near Birmingham, where more than 400 industry leaders gathered gala dinner hosted by comedian Stewart Francis and Sky Sports News presenter Hayley McQueen.

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  • Show visitors can learn how to print their own labels

    Show visitors can learn how to print their own labels

    At the Natural Products Scandinavia event, held at MalmöMässan, Malmö, Sweden, label printing equipment manufacturer Primera Technology is set to demonstrate to visitors and fellow exhibitors the most convenient way to produce professional-looking product labels yourself. Focus will be on Primera’s LX-series inkjet-based label printers, including the LX2000e and LX500e Color Label Printers. With LX-series

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  • We’ve got the scoop!

    We’ve got the scoop!

    Measom Freer’s popular range of measuring scoops range in size from 0.5 to 150ml and are ideal for the precise dispensing and dosing of powders, supplements, dried goods and liquids making them ideal for the food sector. Their hand scoops come in 4 sizes from small to large for bulk handling of grains, herbs, seeds

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  • Zero Labels 2 Landfill Scheme Certification

    Zero Labels 2 Landfill Scheme Certification

    OPM Group was recently awarded its Zero Labels 2 Landfill Certification certificate by BPIF Labels following Prismm Environmental confirming that OPM’s waste was being treated according to the scheme compliance requirements. OPM has worked closely with recycling-led waste management company Prismm Environmental Services, which offers a total waste management solution to businesses on a national scale.

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  • Statistical process control offered by software

    Statistical process control offered by software

    Version 3.0 of Minebea Intec’s powerful SPC@Enterprise offers customers a complete statistical process control solution that is both comprehensive and user-friendly. The software captures data from various devices and systems along the production line. Professional evaluation of this data, alongside classic filling quantity control, facilitates dynamic and HACCP-compliant process control, resulting in consistent product quality

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  • Fast single-head tray erector designed and made in the UK

    Fast single-head tray erector designed and made in the UK

    Linkx Packaging Systems’ new TFS500 single-head tray erector provides exceptional consistency and efficiency at speeds of up to 60 trays per minute. It boasts the latest high performance servo and control technologies, a compact vertical tray magazine, versatile tray style handling for fast, easy size changes and an extremely compact footprint (typically under 1.2m2). Its

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  • Innovation set to improve lifespan of wooden pallets

    Innovation set to improve lifespan of wooden pallets

    James Jones & Sons Ltd has revealed a new venture it says will dramatically improve the quality, length of life, and environmental benefits of wooden pallets, and significantly reduce their whole life cost. UPALL® manufactures and fits robust protectors at the points of entry on wooden pallets. This means the pallets last longer, need far

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  • It’s good to break the mould sometimes…

    It’s good to break the mould sometimes…

    For challengers and market leaders, gift packaging, limited editions, on-pack promotions and range extensions can be brave and inventive ways of creating new connections with shoppers and extending a value proposition. For a short period of time, brands can carefully break free from the brand guidelines to create something that helps to refresh their offering

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