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Europe: DTU project to study consumer traffic in food court

By monitoring mobile phones searching for Wi-Fi signals, students from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) are testing a tracking system to show how...

Asia Pacific: GEA on building an earthquake-proof plant

GEA has built a whole milk drying plant for Fonterra in earthquake zone Pahiatua in New Zealand that produces at 15 tons/hour and is designed to...

Europe: Gebo Cermex receives award for Industry 4.0 initiatives

Gebo Cermex receives the Vitrine Industrie du Future mark from the Alliance Industrie Du Futur (AIF) in recognition of its efforts to introduce, develop...

Americas: CrownSmart engages consumers with cans

Crown Holdings and Zappar have released CrownSmart to deliver augmented reality (AR) to brands and consumers, as well as other services like gaming, couponing...

Europe: Gebo Cermex exhibits smart machines at show

Sidel's Gebo Cermex is exhibiting at interpack 2017 with a focus on smart equipment for beverage and food, home and personal care (FHPC) customers...

Europe: Researchers develop bacteria quick test for beer, milk

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research IAP in Potsdam and company GEN-IAL from Troisdorf have developed a polymer powder that significantly...

Europe: Krones licenses technology from LiquiForm

Krones has entered into a technology licensing agreement to further develop and commercialize LiquiForm’s breakthrough forming and filling manufacturing technology. The technology combines container forming...

Europe: Plant pilot turns gases into baking powder

The Schwelgern coke plant (KBS), ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions and Berlin Technical University (TU Berlin) have installed a pilot plant on the works site of...

Africa: Startup provides clean drinking water technology to Kenya

Maji Safi has installed 10 large slow sand filters in rural schools in Kenya, and Jafvert and Howarter have installed similar filters in Colombia,...

Americas: Amcor introduces metal-free, high barrier packaging

Amcor introduces AmLite Ultra to its existing line of AmLite, which is metal-free packaging. It offers an even higher barrier, using Amcor’s Ultra SiOx coating,...

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