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Product packaging: Ten ways to boost sales and retail success

To be successful, food and beverage products must deliver many attributes to generate the sales they need to stay on the shelf – and packaging is one that can differentiate your product.

New Centre for Meat Innovation and Technology (CMIT) dedicated to advancing and strengthening the Canadian meat-processing sector

CMIT is the only Canadian meat-processing hub bringing together skills development, knowledge, collaboration, technology, innovation and research to make the meat-processing industry more successful.

interpack 2023: The SAVE FOOD Initiative takes a visible stand against food waste

Scientific results, new materials and innovations in mechanical engineering: At interpack, the newest forms of approach and technologies for fighting the loss and waste of food will be part of the presentation.

Produce industry strongly supports Bill C-280, the Financial Protection for Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Farmers Act

MP Scot Davidson’s Private Member’s Bill C-280, the Financial Protection for Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Farmers Act, was tabled for second-reading debate.

With Volvo partnership, Coke Canada Bottling to become first food and beverage manufacturer in Canada to use electric trucks

Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited (Coke Canada Bottling) is acquiring six Volvo VNR Electric trucks, as part of a pilot program to service their iconic ‘Red Fleet’ customer delivery routes throughout the Greater Montreal Area.

Innovative recycling program diverts over 2.7 million pounds of flexible films from landfill

Recycling flexible films curbside provides positive returns.

PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2023 registration open

Show will be largest in its history and this year’s most comprehensive packaging and processing show in North America.

Clean, safe, self-lubricating: igus presents the hygienic-design linear guide

A self-draining design, iglide high-performance plastic and stainless steel ensures an exceptionally hygienic linear guide.

Davis-Standard’s Fulton facility achieves ISO 14001 certification

This certification validates processes across the board, internally and externally, and serves as a benchmark for Davis-Standard’s ongoing pursuit of operational excellence.

Sponsored Spotlight 

KHS: conversion of shrink tunnels to alternative sources of energy

Since the invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, prices for electricity, gas and oil have rocketed. The situation on the world’s energy markets remains tense, with the high costs a huge financial burden for both consumers and industry. There is an increasing demand for alternative solutions to secure an economical supply of energy in the long term. This is where KHS comes in with its package of shrink tunnel conversions. With it, the Dortmund specialist for filling and packaging systems enables its clients to convert their existing machinery to a number of different forms of energy.
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Sponsored Content 

See video: “Thanks to Paxiom, I’m not afraid of robotics anymore,” says organic snack-foods VP of Operations

Prana Biovegan Foods in Montreal, Que. reveals how simple it was to incorporate a three-piece end-of-line system with pick-and-place robotics for packaging their organic snack-food pouches in corrugated boxes. » Read More...
Sponsored Spotlight 

Zünd Q-Line with BHS180: Concrete Performance

Meet Q-line with BHS180, the latest addition to Zünd’s portfolio of powerful digital cutting solutions! The new system complements Zünd's current offering and raises the bar for industrial, efficient, pallet-to-pallet production. As an integrated system solution, it is specifically intended for the demands of highly automated, industrial finishing of printed boards for packaging and displays. The individual components—the board feeder with UNDERCAM, the new Q-Line cutter generation, and the off-load system—all work in perfect harmony to provide reliable, advanced automation and previously unattainable levels of speed and overall productivity.
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Special Reports 

Tequila CAZADORES® Launches Premium Ready-to-Drink Cocktails Made with 100 Per Cent Blue Agave Tequila

Embrace the flavours of Mexico with Tequila CAZADORES New Paloma and Margarita Canned Cocktails, now available in Canada. » Read More...


Natrel Adds Vanilla Flavour to Its Natrel Plus Protein Line

Add a protein boost to your day with the new Natrel Plus Vanilla flavour. Already popular with Canadian consumers, Natrel Plus offers delicious and affordable products that provide a significant amount of protein for your fruit smoothies, lattes, or matchas. » Read More...


Amcor and Tyson Foods Deliver New, More Sustainable Package

Offers up to 70 per cent carbon-footprint reduction over conventional packaging. » Read More...


Non-Food: Countless Forms, and How to Package Them

The term “non-food” covers a very wide field of the most diverse commodities. And each and every one of these commodities, whether screws, dishwasher tablets, flower bulbs, household detergents or cement mortar, needs its own specific packaging. » Read More...


Flexibility and Speed Taken to Next Level with Introduction of SIG Digital Printing for Aseptic Carton Packs

First digital printing for aseptic carton packs in Europe. » Read More...


Sutherland Packaging Installs Next-Gen HP Pagewide C550 High-Speed Digital Press

State-of-the-art press provides customers with infinite marketing flexibility via litho-replacement print quality, dramatically enhanced speed to market, and the elimination of expensive printing plates. » Read More...


The New Festo Solution for DeltaV DCS Expands Integration Options and Productivity

Simple commissioning enables system integrators to incorporate a Festo pilot valve manifold and I/O into a DeltaV platform. » Read More...


‘Dissolve’ Application Problems with EcoSol® Water-Soluble Film

Cortec® EcoSol® is a heat-sealable PVOH (polyvinyl alcohol) film that can be made into water-soluble pouches or bags for a variety of products and purposes. » Read More...


Interpack 2023, Düsseldorf, Germany

Global showcase for packaging and processing technologies by Messe Düsseldorf GmbH. May 4-10. » Read More...