Packaging

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.

The Answer can dispense UHT liquids from a large-format flexible package while keeping the remaining contents shelf-stable for an extended period without the need of refrigeration or preservatives.

IDC to unveil new Boxxle dispenser at Pack Expo

By Jim Cornall

International Dispensing Corporation (IDC), creator of the world’s only aseptic dispensing tap, The Answer, will be featured at Pack Expo, with The Answer dispensing dairy and juice beverages from Boxxle dispensing units.

For containers that need to be resealed after opening, a two-piece design is used. Pic: Selig

Delivering tamper-evident dairy packaging

By Jim Cornall

Demand from consumers and retailers for confidence in both the freshness and the integrity of food and drink products is stronger than ever.

The acquisition is conditional on the receipt of acceptances from Europac shareholders.

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DS Smith looks to acquire Europac

By Jim Cornall

International packaging company DS Smith Plc has announced the proposed acquisition of Papeles y Cartones de Europa, S.A. (Europac), a Western European integrated packaging business.