SIG opens state-of-the-art AutoStore warehouse for spare parts

SIG’s newly built, state-of-the-art and fully automated AutoStore® spare parts warehouse for SIG filling machines, implemented by Hörmann Logistik, has now been put into operation and ensures that its customers receive highly efficient supplies. Located at the company’s machine assembly site in Linnich, Germany, the new AutoStore warehouse plays an integral part in SIG’s global Read more about SIG opens state-of-the-art AutoStore warehouse for spare parts[…]

Strong signal for Dortmund: KHS invests €20 million in site modernization

The KHS Group has invested €20 million in modernizing its headquarters on Juchostraße in Dortmund, Germany. In a bundle of measures underway since 2015 the company has built a huge, approximately 4,300-m2 production shop and fully renovated another. As one of the world’s leading providers of filling and packaging systems for the beverage industry KHS Read more about Strong signal for Dortmund: KHS invests €20 million in site modernization[…]

NSK academy adds online training module for food and beverage applications

The popular and ever-expanding NSK academy – www.nskacademy.com – has added a new training module to its portfolio of courses. Aimed at increasing the knowledge of those involved in developing and specifying machinery for the food and beverage sector, the new module represents a comprehensive overview of all factors relating to bearing use in such Read more about NSK academy adds online training module for food and beverage applications[…]

Plugging instead of screwing: Safe and fast filling of oxygen cylinders with WEH Connectors

In cases of particularly severe courses of Covid-19, mechanical ventilation with oxygen is often the only way to save a patient’s life. Even in less severe cases, oxygen supply supports the patients in breathing. With the increasing spread of the corona virus, the need for medical oxygen has therefore risen sharply. In practice, this means Read more about Plugging instead of screwing: Safe and fast filling of oxygen cylinders with WEH Connectors[…]

Virtual Show: new technologies for solid dosage forms from Syntegon

From May 7 to 13, Syntegon Technology showcases its long-standing processing and packaging expertise for solid dosage forms at the Virtual Show. The new Sepion coater series, which is available in six sizes, marks the beginning of the novelties. Visitors to the virtual event can also experience continuous production from powders to the finished capsule Read more about Virtual Show: new technologies for solid dosage forms from Syntegon[…]

Mono-material meets grass fibre: Syntegon Technology showcases sustainable packaging system for powder products

  Premier for SVE 3220 Doy Zip vertical bagger in combination with Elematic 2001 WAH case packer for powder applications and stand-up bags SVE 3220 Doy Zip for mono-materials allows a variety of bag styles Elematic 2001 WAH case packer for up to 100 case designs Since interpack 2020 has been postponed, Syntegon Technology will Read more about Mono-material meets grass fibre: Syntegon Technology showcases sustainable packaging system for powder products[…]

SIG preferred supplier for Hochwald’s new dairy production site

SIG will play a vital role in one of the largest European greenfield projects in the field of UHT milk, spearheaded by Hochwald, one of the largest German dairy cooperatives. As part of the mega project, Hochwald will build a new plant with a capacity of more than 800 million litres of milk per annum. Read more about SIG preferred supplier for Hochwald’s new dairy production site[…]

GEMÜ diaphragm globe valves can be integrated into multi-port valve blocks made from stainless steel

With immediate effect, the valve specialist GEMÜ offers solutions for manufacturing diaphragm globe valves with PD design (Plug Diaphragm) as multi-port valve blocks made from stainless steel in a reliable process. The focus is on the requirements for "hygienic design" and cost effective process-optimized manufacture. It is possible with immediate effect to configure multi-port valves Read more about GEMÜ diaphragm globe valves can be integrated into multi-port valve blocks made from stainless steel[…]

Packaging for organic products: How sustainable is it really?

Is the organic sector living up to its sustainability claims when it comes to packaging? Packaging expert Carolina Schweig went to BIOFACH and VIVANESS, the Leading Trade Fairs for Organic Food and Natural and Organic Personal Care, to see for herself. Organic products are very much in favour with consumers. That was also clear from Read more about Packaging for organic products: How sustainable is it really?[…]

SIG’s combibloc EcoPlus delivers for the environment: 1 billionth alu-free pack filled by DMK Group

SIG’s combibloc EcoPlus, the world’s first and only aluminium-free aseptic carton, has hit the major milestone of 1 billion packs filled. With the launch of combibloc EcoPlus, SIG disrupted the market by eliminating the need for an aluminium foil barrier layer in aseptic beverage cartons for the first time, significantly reducing environmental impact. Strong and Read more about SIG’s combibloc EcoPlus delivers for the environment: 1 billionth alu-free pack filled by DMK Group[…]