All news articles for April 2013

Students offer energy and passion

Letter to the editor

By Ben White

Britain has some bright young bakers, according to Ben White, sales director at Marshfield Bakery

Allen: consumers want to buy more British produce

UK Cheddar mark ‘dupes consumers’

By Gary Scattergood

UK Cheddar manufacturers are being hampered by rules that “give the impression” foreign cheese is actually produced in Britain, claims the boss of Dairy Crest.

Winkworth unveils easy cleaning laboratory mixer

Mix up the materials in the laboratory

Winkworth will unveil a laboratory mixer, the compact Lab Zc, which is designed for mixing, kneading and blending materials for product research and development and easy cleaning.

Quasar Automation to launch cutting and portioning system

Servo-driven tray bake portioning

Automation specialist Quasar Automation will be launching the Soni-Cut tray bake cutting and portioning system at the Total Processing and Packaging Exhibition.

Pacepacker Services launch new pick and place range

Second chance for Blu-Robots

Packing equipment specialist Pacepacker Services will launch its Blu-Robot pick and place range of second user automation systems, at this year's Total Processing and Packaging Exhibition. The reconditioned equipment, which is ideal for seasonal...

Loma Systems and Lock Inspection to show their metal

Two companies show their metal

Two of industry's detection specialists: Loma Systems which focuses on the food sector and Lock Inspection, on pharmaceuticals, will debut their new collaboration at the Total show.

New lightweight robotic arm provides easy automation

Universal Robot makes light of automation

R A Rodriguez will be showing the Universal Robot, a lightweight robotic arm that provides easy automation, at The Total Processing and Packaging Exhibition. It will demonstrate how complementary technology can now add intelligence and even greater scope...

Videojet to present new small character printers

Think small when it comes to print

Videojet will present its new 50 series (1550/1650) small character inkjet printers as part of its 1000 series range, at The Total Processing and Packaging Exhibition. The 1650 and 1550 are designed to minimise planned and unplanned downtime and maximise...

Ishida Europe to show how automation can mean productivity

Automation and integration mean productivity

Ishida Europe will demonstrate how automation and integration can deliver improved efficiencies, maximum throughput and fast return on investment, at The Total Processing and Packaging Exhibition.

New system to boost productivity

Faster, more efficient changeovers

Improving the speed and efficiency of product changeovers on multi-product lines is what Sick UK's new RapCo system, launched at Total 2013, is all about. It is claimed to offer a reliable, automated solution to protect product quality while boosting...

Kensal Handling and Kuka Robots join forces for packaging show

Partners convey new ideas

Conveying and palletising manufacturer Kensal Handling Systems will display a selection from its product range, including a stainless steel conveyor at The Total Processing & Packaging Exhibition.

Endoline launches shelf-ready packaging erector

A case for shelf-ready packs

The centrepiece of Endoline's stand will be its latest case erector for shelf-ready packaging (SRP). The 248 is a servo-driven automatic high-speed case erector, which has a glueing system to seal the bottom of each case as it's formed.

Pack a punch

Pack a punch

The Total Processing & Packaging Exhibition, which incorporates packaging show Pakex, The Processing & Packaging Machinery Association show and Interphex, for the pharmaceuticals sector, takes place at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham...

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