Processing & Packaging

The Contura S400 is a more cost-effective alternative to water baths and gas-based testing used in other leak detection.

INFICON debuts latest leak detection tech in North America

By Beth Newhart

The Contura S400 made its North American debut at Pack Expo International in Chicago last week. It’s the latest in leak detection technology from Switzerland-based INFICON, a leader in processing and manufacturing for food, beverage, automotive and appliance...

More than 60,000 professional visitors from over 100 countries are anticipated at this year's event.

Food-Tech Eurasia preview

By Jim Cornall

DairyReporter will be attending Food-Tech Eurasia in Istanbul, Turkey, from October 31 to November 3, and had the opportunity to speak to Berkan Öner, vice general manager, Reed Tüyap Fairs Inc., about the annual event.

ValvPak features a rip-top opening that releases and recloses with one hand.

Cup vs. pouch debate ignited at Pack Expo

By Beth Newhart

Packaging viscous products in sealable pouches rather than plastic cups is a trend that’s gained a lot of steam in the last few years. At Pack Expo International in Chicago, the pros and cons of the pouch method were debated and innovations were on display....

The dairy sector could reap the benefits of trigeneration, says Nigel Thompson, sales manager – Gas Power Solutions at Finning.

Generating dairy savings through combined cooling

By Jim Cornall

Extensive volumes of heat and electricity are required to keep a dairy’s production processes functional, creating a huge demand for energy, and nowhere is this more apparent than in the electricity required to operate site cooling systems.

FTL Technology said MECO dairy seals offer clean and cost-effective sealing solutions for wet dairy processes requiring a sanitary seal.

Stamping out contamination in dairy process lines

By Jim Cornall

There is a wide range of processing machinery, equipment and instruments used in the dairy industry, from conveyors and pasteurisers to packaging machines and batch mix plants. When it comes to contamination risk, various aspects of the processing equipment...

Bosch Packaging Technology CEO Stefan König spoke to DairyReporter at Pack Expo International in Chicago.

Bosch delves into VR and talks sale of packaging tech division

By Beth Newhart

Bosch debuted its new VR planning tool technology at Pack Expo International this week, along with the new Midrange Endload Cartoner (MEC) and an update to its flow wrapper series. CEO Stefan König also spoke to DairyReporter about the ongoing sale of...

The Somic-Flexx III has been a key driver of Somic’s success in North America due its flexibility and adaptability.

Somic unveils new end-of-line machinery at Pack Expo

By Beth Newhart

Germany-based Somic debuted the Somic-Flexx III at Pack Expo International this week, a new modular packaging solution that combines both wraparound casing and retail-ready packaging on one machine.