Key Technology has introduced VERYX® digital sorters for fresh and frozen berries. Featuring an innovative mechanical architecture, sustained all-sided surface inspection, next-generation cameras and lasers, unique multi-sensor Pixel Fusion™, a high-precision ejection system, specialized product handling systems and extreme ease of use, VERYX maximizes sorting accuracy.
To expand production capacity at the company’s factory at Pará de Minas in the federal state of Minas Gerais, Itambé has once again opted for a filling machine from SIG Combibloc. Itambé will be aseptically packaging innovative milkshakes with the company’s fourth SIG filling machine, a CFA 712 for filling combibloc-Small and combifit-Small.
A big step has been taken in limiting the environmental impact at Coveris. The company now operates a flakes PET module, which has been installed in the Coveris Rigid France SAS factory in Soustons, France. The installation was supported financially by the Aquitaine region and is an important part of producing eco-friendly products.
As the consumption of confectionery and bakery products continues to rise, so do the expectations of consumers. Not only do they want to be wowed by the taste, but they are also becoming choosier as far as the packaging is concerned. The good news is that packaging producers and machine manufacturers are able to help out with material-conserving packaging solutions and more efficient production lines.