PMMI, Reston, Va., will host its first edition of Pack Expo East, which will take place Feb. 16-19 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. At the event, exhibitors will display machines with advanced efficiency, data collection, and line integration and control capabilities; automated productivity monitoring systems; and services for assisting food and beverage customers with overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) projects.
Foxjet releases 10-inch printer controller for improved visibility, use
December 16, 2014
Highlighting its Freightliner Trucks Business Class M2, Daimler Trucks North America LLC’s Freightliner trucks offer the M2 106 and M2 112, which both feature best-in-class visibility with a 2,500-square-inch windshield and have numerous manual, automated and automatic transmission choices, the company says.
Kenworth Truck Co., Kirkland, Wash., took its Kenworth T680 Advantage truck on the road this summer as part of its “Efficiency in Motion” tour, which visited numerous Kenworth-dealer-hosted events throughout the United States and Canada to show the truck’s fuel efficiency and cost savings. The company completed the tour Oct. 1.
Pack Expo East to take place Feb. 16-18 in Philadelphia
November 13, 2014
Next year, PMMI, the Reston, Va.-based owner of the Pack Expo tradeshows will bring the latest packaging and processing solutions to the East Coast with the debut of its newest Pack Expo event: Pack Expo East. The new show will take place Feb. 16-18, 2015, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.
Resins available for CSD, cPET, heat-set containers
October 16, 2014
DAK Americas offers a wide range of its innovative Laser + resin products for use in carbonated soft drink containers, custom containers, thermoforming, crystallized PET (CPET) and heat-set containers.
New products support sustainability and cost savings
October 16, 2014
In order to meet users’ more stringent requirements for cleaning and disinfection, ContiTech has further developed its beer and drink hoses’ properties to improve their temperature resistance and flexibility.
KHS compiles innovation package for BrauBeviale 2014
September 26, 2014
At BrauBeviale 2014, which will take place Nov. 11-13 in Nuremburg, Germany, KHS GmbH, Dortmund, Germany, plans to present a wide range of innovations and product improvements. The particular focus of its tradeshow booth will be on filling, keg and decorating technology, and KHS' comprehensive consulting and other services. Specific innovations include the following pieces of equipment and services:
Plastic leads as most popular packaging material, report notes
August 27, 2014
The beverage packaging industry in North America is expected to reach $26.3 billion in 2015, with plastic bottles leading the way in popularity, according to Reston, Va.-based PMMI’s new report "Beverage Packaging – An Industry Assessment," which is scheduled for release next month.