How to choose the right bulk bag filling equipment

2018-06-13T15:51:44+00:00 19th April 2017|

The scale and scope of bulk packaging equipment has expanded hugely in recent years and a variety of specialised equipment options are now available which can be installed as standalone units or integrated with ancillary equipment along the production line. If you are considering buying bulk bag filling equipment or are looking to upgrade or integrate your existing system, it’s important to choose carefully. The market is diverse and there are many different combinations of equipment available… Read More

Four important future trends in industrial packaging

2018-06-13T15:51:32+00:00 11th April 2017|

The key drivers shaping the future of the industrial packaging market over the next few years will be making packages lighter, safer, more shapely and more recyclable. These trends were identified by Smithers Pira, a worldwide authority on the packaging, paper and print industry supply chains in its recent market study, ‘The Future of Industrial packaging to 2020’. The report forecast annual growth of 3.4% for the annual industrial packaging market to US$61 billion by 2020, with Asia holding… Read More

Checkweighers explained – how can they help your business?

2018-06-13T15:50:50+00:00 2nd April 2017|

A checkweigher is a machine used to check the weight of packaged commodities to ensure that they are within specified limits. Operation can be manual or automatic and the machine will reject any products that are out of specification (either too heavy or too light). Checkweighers come in many different sizes, configurations and capabilities and can process products weighing a fraction of a gram through to items weighing hundreds of kilograms. These machines can operate continuously at extremely… Read More