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New printing technology to revolutionise corrugated packaging?
Full colour digital printing on corrugated packaging will be transformed following the unveiling of pioneering technology, according to corrugated equipment supplier Sun Automation Group.....

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Robotics & Automation

Mitsubishi Electric demonstrates latest 3D based robot technology
Article image Visitors to the Mitsubishi Electric stand at this year’s SPS IPC Drives will be able to experience live the latest developments in the field of 3D based robotics.

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Packaging

Kingsmill to introduce Traffic Light Labelling to bakery range
Kingsmill, the number two bread brand in the UK, will introduce front of pack ‘traffic light’ labelling across its range of sliced bread, rolls, breads of the world and bakery favourites, as part of its pledge to implement the UK Governments’ recommended Front of Pack Nutrition Labelling Scheme.

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Environment

Buy British fruit and veg urges Environment Secretary
Article image Rather than importing fruit and vegetables from abroad, consumers should buy British, according to Environment Secretary, Owen Paterson.

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Hygiene

Banned meat seized in police raid
Article image Police have seized meat from 40 wild animals, including porcupines, gazelles, bats and caterpillars in a raid on a French food shop.

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Temperature

New chiller series
Article image Grasso BluAstrum is the new chiller series of GEA Refrigeration Technologies that is said to provide compactness and efficiency.

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Logistics

Case study: Atlet’s personal touch and proactive service helps keep costs down
Article image Bidvest Logistics, a Logistics distributor that works with many well-known high street retailers, had always relied on the major national materials handling equipment (MHE) suppliers to service its five UK sites.

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Pumps & Drives

Vacuum pumps help to save water and energy at the University of Reading
Article image The University of Reading is starting to achieve water and energy savings at its Bio Food Hall in the Food & Nutritional Sciences Department following the installation of two Busch RA oil lubricated rotary vane pumps for the vacuum circuit. 

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Meat & Dairy

Armagh searches over illegal slaughtered meat claims
Article image Three properties in County Armagh have been searched following claims that animals are being slaughtered illegally for food.

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Foodstuffs & Beverages

Essential information on food safety & quality certification
Article image Product safety and quality remain top priorities for food manufacturers, with pressure mounting on suppliers to demonstrate the integrity of their operations through certification. 

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Energy Efficiency

Hi-Line Tundra dryers even more efficient
Article image The Tundra range of refrigerant air dryers from Hi-line Industries are now supplied with an ultra high-efficiency, single-cell heat exchanger, providing improved condensate removal combined with a reduction in energy usage.

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Machinery

Cat Pumps slash energy and maintenance costs at food processing plant
Article image A Cat Pumps Model 6831 high pressure pump is cutting energy and maintenance costs at a leading food processing plant in the UK.

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Weighing

APW process weighers supplied to Egypt
Article image With a reputation for providing precision and versatile throughput weighing solutions in the flour milling sector, Nottingham based Chronos BTH has supplied more of their CHRONO-WEIGH™ APW process weighers to a milling complex in Egypt.

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