Materials handling & logistics > Packaging

Tasmanian distillery combats counterfeiting using IoT

02 October, 2019

Tasmania's Old Kempton Distillery has used the HID Global IoT platform with AusNFC tags to combat counterfeiting of its whiskies and other liquor products.


EXAIR Gen4 ionising bar

13 December, 2018

EXAIR's Gen4 ionising bar has improved range and is effective when mounted up to 102 mm from a charged surface.


Amazon opens fulfilment centre in Sydney

20 August, 2018

Amazon opened its second Australian fulfilment facility in Moorebank, in south-west Sydney, last week.


EXAIR Super Air Wipe pneumatic cleaning nozzle

15 August, 2018

The Super Air Wipe produces a 360° airstream that can blow off, dry, clean or cool the material passing through it.


Line upgrade increases bottled water output by 3000 bottles/h

13 September, 2017

One of the largest producers of mineral water in France, Carola, is producing a lighter PET bottle and, in doing so, has also increased output speed by 3000 containers/h.


Shelf-ready packing with speed and precision

07 June, 2017

When a leading food manufacturer upgraded its condiment production line it needed an end-of-line solution to take the bottles and pack them into a configuration suitable for supermarket shelves.


PMMI shares latest trends in global food packaging

09 May, 2017

Consumer trends towards healthy eating, sustainability and convenience are impacting the global packaging market.


Serialisation to protect against tampering of pharmaceutical products

03 May, 2017 by Marco Kaiser, Industry Manager Consumer Goods, SICK AG

EU directives on the serialisation of pharmaceutical products come into effect over the next three years and will affect the way manufacturers label and package their products.


Tetra Pak to invest $33 million in factory for packaging closures in South-East Asia

03 March, 2017

To meet a projected 30% increase in demand, the new facility will have a production capacity of over three billion units per year.


Prime Vision Australia launches regional logistics strategy

10 February, 2017

Prime Vision has launched a new strategy for its regional division in Australia and New Zealand with specific focus on the postal and logistics industries.


YPB signs MoU with Orora for packaging security and anticounterfeiting

17 May, 2016

YPB will work with packaging giant Irora to provide anticounterfeiting and packaging security solutions worldwide.


How 3D printing could make use-by dates obsolete

26 October, 2015

With engineers succeeding in 3D-printing electrical components — such as resistors, inductors and capacitors — they've put the new technology to the test by printing a wireless 'smart cap' for a milk carton that detected signs of spoilage using embedded sensors.


Sick ConVer quality control system

14 October, 2015

The ConVer quality control system checks whether boxes or containers have been filled correctly and include all the required contents.


Motion Technologies to distribute Vanta packaging equipment

08 June, 2015

Vanta has announced Motion Technologies Pty Ltd as the Australian distributor of its range of liquid packaging and handling equipment.


New robotic palletising solution for VIP Packaging

02 June, 2015

Designing a new fully automated palletising line for a world-class packaging company required an innovative solution that integrated safety, automation and control.


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