• Food-safe flooring solutions

    Food-safe flooring solutions

    Flowcrete UK’s Flowfresh range of antibacterial enhanced polyurethane coatings have been designed to maintain an ultra-hygienic floor finish despite the challenging conditions within large-scale food and beverage plants. A Flowfresh floor is able to provide a seamless and impervious finish in the face of a long list of potentially damaging factors such as thermal shock,

  • The smartest cookie

    The smartest cookie

    In a bid to provide the ultimate in easy morning sustenance, FUEL10K, the innovator in protein boosted breakfasts, has introduced the UK’s first high protein, high fibre and low sugar soft bake breakfast cookie. Aimed at consumers visiting convenience and food service outlets, the new 50g Oat Cookies come in two flavours, Double Chocolate and

  • 4 POPAI Award nominations

    4 POPAI Award nominations

    InContrast has once again received multiple nominations in the POPAI UK & Ireland Awards. Four nominations demonstrate the significant growth and added value that POP solutions can deliver for brands. POPAI judges use multiple criteria when nominating entries, including how well the solution taps into shopper motivations and enhances the overall shopper experience. The award

  • Perfect product calculations

    Perfect product calculations

    Automatic Inline checkweighers have been part of Minebea’s production lines for decades and it is estimated that, in the UK alone, there are 4.9 million products checked by inline checkweighers every minute. Despite this large number, there is still widespread misunderstanding on how you should measure the accuracy of a checkweigher and even greater confusion

  • Increase throughput, profit and compliance

    Increase throughput, profit and compliance

    Weighing data capture solutions and software offered by METTLER TOLEDO can increase throughput, profitability and compliance, according to the company, The right tracking and tracing software can change your business. By transforming your raw weight information into business intelligence, you can monitor, analyse and optimise your processes and gain full traceability of your production line.

  • Sweetener production cuts energy and saves water

    Sweetener production cuts energy and saves water

    Lampados International, Ltd. has completed a new plant expansion for the production of Liteez®, a vegan, 3D meringue kiss sweetener for hot beverages. The new facility was designed according to eco-friendly principles to dramatically reduce energy and water use. Lampados developed an entirely automatic, closed-system production process for Liteez that ensures product safety and purity

  • The sweet connection provided with SpiralVeyors

    The sweet connection provided with SpiralVeyors

    A German producer of many of the chocolate-based sweets, we have learned to love over the past 100 years, needed to transport cartons containing the candy down with the minimum amount of transfers possible. When rearranging parts of the line, one of the main challenges is figuring out how to connect the current machines with

  • New focus on high barrier materials

    New focus on high barrier materials

    Innovia Films is refocusing its R&D efforts on high barrier materials thanks to substantial investment in new assets. They will allow the company to produce a range of new BOPP products with optimum barrier performance. The first to market will be high barrier metallised films, followed by AlOx clear high barrier films and coextruded oxygen

  • Production and office expansion in Finland

    Production and office expansion in Finland

    Cimcorp, a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic gantry-based order fulfilment and tyre-handling solutions, has announced construction plans to expand its production and office facilities at its headquarters in Ulvila, Finland. The new facilities will be built on 8,500 square metres of land, bought by Cimcorp in August 2017, nearly doubling the footprint of its