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Bye Bye Liner

Originated primarily in the interests of sustainability, the HERMA InNo-Liner system is currently receiving a boost because of a raw material bottleneck. “The market for the especially tear-resistant glassine papers that are siliconized for use as label release liner is under strain at the moment,” says Martin Kühl, Vice President HERMA Labeling Machines.

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Apple Aims to Eliminate Mining, Looks to Build Products Using Recycled, Renewable Materials

In 1980s, American Airlines saved $40,000 a year just by eliminating one olive from each passenger’s salad plate. This year, Apple has done away with plastic packing in the new iPhone 13 series, which will save 600 metric tonnes of plastic over the lifetime of the product. While this might not affect an individual, imagine the cumulative effect it would have on the environment. After all, Apple sells millions of iPhones, and even the smallest of changes can have a huge impact.

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OML-1140 : A Fast and Versatile Open-Mouth Bagger

The OML-01140 high-speed open-mouth bagging machine is a unique, advanced, fast and versatile bagging equipment. This high-speed system, designed for bagging powdered or granular materials into open-mouth bags, has no equivalent on the market.

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New, analogue circuit based Smart Label offers cost advantages
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New, Analogue Circuit Based Smart Label Offers Cost Advantages

Elcoflex Ltd, based in Finland, an AIPIA member manufacturing copper based RFID antennas, has developed a new low-cost Smart Label concept based on a printed battery and readily available RFID chips. Current Smart Sensors use an embedded microprocessor system for analogue signal processing which, says the company, leads to a higher unit price.

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Digital Maturity In The Packaging Industry

The market survey carried out by PackIOT, in partnership with Instituto das Embalagens (Brazil), 360 Packaging (India and Asia) and People of Packaging (USA), reveals that more than half of the packaging producing industries are unable to point out in time where are the bottlenecks in the production line.

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