Packaging, Wrapping & Logistics: Technical Theme

The global packaging machinery market is estimated to be worth €35.6bn in 2020. Here, our Technical Theme brings you a selection of some of the most recent innovations and the trends behind them. TWM spoke to packaging machinery manufacturers Macdue, Stax Technologies and Fabio Perini and asked them to explain why they believe their product is breaking new...

“ Digitisation is key; Our goal has been to focus on R&D that enables a complete integrated offer for the entire tissue roll production line.”

By Matteo Giardini, Global sales director packaging, Fabio Perini Casmatic is the Fabio Perini brand dedicated to packaging solutions that create perfect line integration. Key criteria from customers include: reliability, efficiency, super-fast format change and attention to energy savings. Digitisation is also key for the product and our goal has been to...

Revolutionary breakthrough in tissue packaging?

Mladen Starcevic, the founder and general manager of Stax Technologies, explains why he believes the company’s ULTIMA product is breaking new ground. A TWM report. Technical packaging innovations during the past 50 years have witnessed several big improvements in tissue packaging machine design. This has been crucial in assisting us in researching...

Converting Technical Theme 2018: Process optimisation – customer loyalty – intelligent factories – worldwide interconnection – the nonstop line – intrinsically designed machinery – faster troubleshooting – trust – smart data analytics.

Leading converters outline their priorities in business strategy towards producing a better roll more efficiently. A TWM report. TWM/1: What events in 2017 have had the biggest impact on your business and how are you dealing with them? Oswaldo Cruz, chief executive, Fabio Perini: “There were two events that had the biggest impact for us. The first was the...

Extreme automation – energy – process monitoring – premium quality – predictive data – cost optimisation – larger, superior machines – market consolidation – biomass – web formation fibre – Smart Factories

Top experts at the world’s leading tissue machinery suppliers detail their assessments of state-of-the-art systems… and explain how they see advances yet to come. A TWM report. TWM/1: What were your key technical developments during 2017? Daniele Checcacci, A.Celli Paper, sales manager, EMEA: “The revolution is represented by Industry 4.0, the...

Pulsar targets quality control with Quatis Bags launch

Technical Theme: key technical developments from across the packaging machinery industry. A TWM report. By Massimo Franzaroli, president of Pulsar Engineering Pulsar Engineering has broadened its range of Quatis machines with the launch of the Quatis Bags machine. The range and latest addition aims to increase quality control of tissue products, both...

Tissue and towel packaging: consumers demand higher quality.

 Technical Theme: key technical developments from across the packaging machinery industry. A TWM report.  In recent years, the tissue market in North America has shifted dramatically to structured sheet, high-quality, product-branded and private-label products. Similarly, packaging needs in the private market have also changed. Retail chains are...

HMI redefined: a radical technological change in Human Machine Interface (HMI) hardware – and HMI development

Technical Theme: key technical developments from across the packaging machinery industry. A TWM report. OPTIMA Nonwoven’s Gustav Marwitz discusses the recent research results. Smartphones and tablets are continually driving tissue machine operator’s expectations from packaging equipment. Until June 2017, Optima has been involved with a project...

Simple, efficient and effective: equip your systems for the future, saving costs and unlocking all the benefits and functions

Technical Theme: key technical developments from across the packaging machinery industry. A TWM report. Edson Packaging’s Josh Goulet talks efficiencies. In today’s world, it’s more important than ever to reduce downtime and access real-time data of machine performance to make educated decisions to improve production lines. Sensors, actuators and...

Do you laser? In the world of packaging, less is more.

Technical Theme: key technical developments from across the packaging machinery industry. A TWM report. Following PCMC’s acquisition of flexible packaging machinery manufacturer Graphbury Machines in September, PCMC product & applications leader Carl DuCharme discusses its latest technical innovations. How can you use less labour and fewer materials...

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