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The 17 FEFCO Technical Seminar will take place on 22, 23 and 24 October 2013 at the Bella Center in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Over the years, the FEFCO Technical Seminar has become one of the best platforms for networking within the Corrugated Board Industry.
It is the only dedicated conference and trade show for the European Corrugated Industry. Once again for this 2013 edition, the FEFCO Production Committee has taken into account the delegates’ suggestions and drafted a programme of a very high standard.[...]
That sustainability is an ace in the hole for cellulosic packaging producers is one of the most deeply rooted convictions in the paper and cardboard industry. According to Comieco and Pro- Carton, the ecological the figures impact speak of clearly: card- board today is 915 kg of CO2 equivalent per ton. This figure shows a reduction of 5% in three years. Given these encouraging promises, what, and how much, space is there for improvement? Discover the answers in this issue.[...]
Finat, the international association for the self-adhesive label industry, is calling for papers for its 2014 Technical Seminar.
Next year’s event runs from March 5 - 7, and will again be staged at the Fira Palace Hotel in Barcelona, Spain. The one-and-a-half day seminar is aimed at all levels of the technical community, from research and development to production to technical directors and executives.[...]
Proper storage and better shelf life of strawberries require the use of refrigerated environments, but they are not enough. Packaging closure plays a fundamental role, and heat-sealed punnets are more efficient than those with lids in terms of reducing the daily loss of weight.
These are the results of the research commissioned by ILIP, one of the main European manufacturers of thermoformed plastic packaging for food, and carried out by the Department of Agricultural Sciences of the University of Bologna with the cooperation of the company Martorano 5 of Cesena. The analysis was performed on a sample of Monterey remontant strawberries and evaluated the effect of three factors (type of packaging, pad and storage temperature) on the shelf life and the quality of the fruit.[...]
This book provides detailed and comprehensible information about Quality Control (QC) in the industry. Different viewpoints are explained in relation to food companies, packaging producers and technical experts, including regulatory aspects. One of the most important steps is the comprehension of QC failures in relation to the ‘food product’ (food/packaging).[...]
The global markets for polyolefins are undergoing radical changes in balance as the advent of shale gas is moving production towards North America. The AMI leading expert in polyolefins, Noru Tsalic, has reviewed the market trends and the effects on the whole supply chain. He spoke on this subject at the annual industry forum, Polyolefin Additives in Germany and is scheduled to review the latest data in September 2013 in Dusseldorf.[...]
Processors in the fresh red meat sector face an apparent contradiction – a market where highly volatile supply conditions face uncompromising customer expectations for stability of price and quality.
This was the focus of a dedicated event at the Sealed Air Packforum® facility on 20 and 21 March, where participants left with some nourishing answers.[...]
Films for food - Demands for sustainability and higher shelf life in packaging are pushing the film [...]
Modified atmosphere: the handbook in English - What is the modified atmosphere? How must we use it in the food packaging process? [...]
Modified atmosphere - The English version of the manual about modified atmosphere is under construction. [...]
Serving up a healthy future for portion packs - Single-serve packaging options are as diverse as the markets they serve. From food [...]
Food Packaging 31 has been published! - A great beginning of the year for readers, that will find in our magazine many interesting [...]
"L'Atmosfera protettiva" - What is the modified atmosphere? How must we use it in the food packaging process? [...]
6th European Bioplastics Conference:foretastes - What potential do bioplastics feature - for Europe and worldwide? How will the bioplastics [...]
Handbook about MAP: English version soon available! - Come and visit us at Cibus Tec 2009 (Parma 27th – 30th October 2009 Multitecno [...]
Handbook of Frozen Foods - Collecting an impressive amount of professional expertise on frozen food science, [...]
Master of Engineering in Packaging Technology - The International Institute of Packaging (IPI) announces the next Master of Engineering [...]