Drinking water is the basis for producing water for pharmaceutical purposes in all national pharmacopoeias. What was long prohibited in the EU has been a reality for the past two years.
Complex products such as multi-layered or swirled desserts are real eye-catchers in chilled cabinets. To keep things that way, food manufacturers need to constantly adapt and renew their product portfolios. This results not only in product diversity but also in smaller batches. Dosing systems therefore have to meet very specific requirements while at the same time minimizing machine downtimes during changeovers.
At Gulfood Manufacturing 2015, Bosch Packaging Technology will present its new Pack 301 LS (Length Slug) solution for the efficient and flexible flow wrapping of biscuits on edge. The modular design of the Pack 301 LS system forms the basis for scalable solutions and flexible layout configurations. At the show, the mid-range automation solution will be hand-fed and is comprised of a Smart Slug Feeder and a Pack 301 LS horizontal flow wrapper. For automated loading, Bosch’s Smart Measuring Loader can be easily integrated in the system. …More
Packaging Technology is planning to acquire Kliklok-Woodman Corporation, based in Decatur, Georgia, U.S.A. Agreements to this effect were signed on September 21, 2015. Kliklok- Woodman is a globally recognized manufacturer of packaging machinery for the food industry. The company employs some 240 associates and supplies customers worldwide from its U.S.-headquarters and a second manufacturing facility, Kliklok International Ltd. located in Bristol, United Kingdom. …More
Just like a tightrope artist relies on a safety net, producing companies depend on a stock of suitable spare parts for their equipment. These parts make sure that the machines’ full performance capacity is maintained and that production runs smoothly without major interruptions. Yet how do you keep track of the large number of different wear parts? Spare parts kits from Bosch Packaging Services provide the perfect solution to have all required parts at hand in a compact, well-structured and timely manner. In order to provide even better support for customers, Bosch has bundled and expanded these services in the so-called “House of Kits”. …More
By combining tradition and state-of-the-art developments, Bosch launched two new inspection platforms at Achema 2015: the AIM 3000 and the KHS, which attracted a large audience. “Thanks to the continuous expansion of our inspection portfolio and the cooperation with leading technology suppliers, we can meet all customer and product quality requirements,” says Joachim Baczewski, Global Responsible for Inspection Technology at Bosch Packaging Technology. …More
At this year’s FachPack in Nuremberg, Bosch Packaging Technology unveiled its advanced mandrel wheel technology for the packaging of dry, free-flowing food products such as sugar, flour, and coffee. …More
In the third part of our five-column series, we will provide an insight into how modified atmosphere packaging can give brands the edge on product safety and freshness. …More
For the Belgium-based family-run business Mydibel, trust and reliability are at the root of everything. Founded in 1988, today it offers a wide range of dehydrated, chilled and frozen potato products. With over 150 million bags (225,000 tons) per year, its products are marketed …More
The pharmaceutical industry fundamentally requires water in two levels of purity for production: Clean water in PW quality (Purified Water) and water for injection (WFI). The high WFI quality can be produced via technical methods using filtration or distillation processes. However, only distilled water is currently approved for injection purposes in Europe. …More
Bosch Packaging Technology has been rewarded with the Food Processing Award in the “packaging solutions” category. Granted by the Food Processing Magazine, the award recognizes the company’s innovative DCS 1000 processed cheese machine, first presented at Anuga FoodTec 2015 in Cologne earlier this year. …More