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Douglas Machine releases Vantra IM cartoner

Douglas Machine’s new Vantra IM intermittent motion cartoner enables packers to setup, load and close cartons and trays at speeds as fast as 55 packs a minute within a single platform.


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PDC to showcase shrink-sleeve labeler at Pack Expo East

R-350 designed to handle non-standard container styles

Norwalk, Conn.-based PDC International Corp. announced that it will demonstrate its multi-use shrink-sleeve labeler at Pack Expo East, which will take place Feb. 16-18 in Philadelphia.


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PMMI to launch Pack Expo East in February

Exhibitors to focus on OEE

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.


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New equipment releases focus on ease-of-use

Foxjet releases 10-inch printer controller for improved visibility, use

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.


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Vendors put safety and security first

Mickey Truck Bodies releases key-less, break-in-proof, truck door locks

Mickey Truck Bodies has invented a door security system that prevents the problems of frozen locks, break-ins and lost keys.


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Supplier's News: November 2014

Kenworth takes T680 Advantage on the road

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.


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Pack Expo hits the East Coast

Pack Expo East to take place Feb. 16-18 in Philadelphia

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.


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DAK Americas offers range of Laser+ resins

Resins available for CSD, cPET, heat-set containers

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.


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Supplier's News: Cleaning and maintenance equipment releases help beverage-makers

New products support sustainability and cost savings

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.


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KHS compiles innovation package for BrauBeviale 2014

KHS compiles innovation package for BrauBeviale 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:


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EVENTS

Industry

The Packaging Conference

2/2/15
Atlanta, GA
United States

The Packaging Conference is dedicated to bringing leading-edge technology and market information to packaging supply chain participants in the beverage, food, household/industrial/agricultural chemicals, personal care, pharmaceuticals industries and more.

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Pack Expo East

2/16/15
Philadelphia, PA
United States
In response to attendee demand, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies and producer of the Pack Expo events, is adding Pack Expo East to its family of tradeshows. Read More

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The World Truck Show

3/4/15
Indianapolis, IN
United States

Each year, The Work Truck Show brings together more than 10,000 truck fleet managers, manufacturers, distributors, dealers, equipment buyers and maintenance personnel in more than 500,000 square feet of space to showcase and view the newest vocational trucks, vans and equipment.

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ProMat

3/23/15
Chicago, IL
United States

ProMat offers attendees the opportunity to discover the latest solutions to move their businesses forward with the latest innovations in manufacturing, distribution and supply chain equipment and systems from more than 800 solution providers

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Anuga FoodTec

3/24/15
Cologne
Germany

Anuga FoodTec covers all aspects of food production including machines and systems, packaging materials, analytics, ingredients and services.

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Paperboard Packaging Council Spring Meeting

4/8/15
Salt Lake City, UT
United States

The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) will host its 2015 Spring Outlook and Strategies Conferences April 8-10 in Salt Lake City.

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Luxe Pack Shanghai

4/15/15
Shanghai
China

Celebrating the most innovative packaging, Luxe Pack Shanghai continues to identify cutting-edge trends that drive the packaging industry.

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2015 SBW INT'L High-end Bottled Drinking Water EXPO

4/16/15
CIEC-Beijing
6 East Beisanhuan Road,Chaoyang District,Beijing,100028 P.R.China
Beijing
China
Contact: Angie You

The fair will be held at the CIEC, China International Exhibition Center (Beijing), which offers an exhibition space of 15,000 square meters.

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Converters Expo

4/16/15
Lambeau Field
1265 Lombardi Avenue
Green Bay, WI
United States
A one-day expo featuring paper, film and nonwovens converters and suppliers. Read More

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Aluminum Association Spring Meeting

4/20/15
Dana Point, CA
United States

The Aluminum Association works globally to promote aluminum as the most sustainable and recyclable automotive, packaging and construction material in today's market.

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Multimedia

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Dinner with Tequila Don Julio

Diageo is taking its Tequila Don Julio brand on the road this summer with a rolling Airstream Speakeasy mobile craft cocktail bar. The team stopped in Chicago on July 29 to share some specialty tequila cocktails paired with food from Chicago restaurants Honey Butter Fried Chicken and The Radler as well as dessert venues Black Dog Gelato and Baker Miller. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

2/18/15 2:00 pm EST

A Healthy Future: Analyzing the latest health and wellness trends in the beverage market

The beverage marketplace continues to evolve to meet new trends and regulations. Our expert speakers will share with you their insight on what health and wellness topics will be paramount for the future success in the beverage industry.

Podcasts

Gert van Manen, president of iTi Tropicals Inc., shares his insights on the U.S. coconut water market. Citing research from Krueger Food Laboratories, he also supplies information highlighting the difference between products that declare their added sugars and those that do not.

Beverage Industry Magazine

BI January 2015 cover

2015 January

The January 2015 Beverage Industry includes a cover story on our bottler of the year, Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Luverne, as well as articles about juice drinks, the 2015 New Product Development Outlook, and more. Check it out today!

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