Round-Up: Processing

Here is your weekly round-up of processing news. Next week’s round-up will focus on Shelf Life news. To submit an item for inclusion, please contact Carly Wood at

  • ITW Pillar Technologies has announced the development of induction sealing coil technology designed with the capacity to seal nearly all containers with dispensing features.
  • Videojet Technologies has launched a new black ink designed to deliver excellent adhesion on a wide variety of substrates, including HDPE and PVC.
  • GEA’s Discovery Plus is a new concept for the production of pasta filata cheese.
  • Ravenwood Packaging has unveiled the VXR, combining vision, x-ray and seal check technology.
  • Based on its LX2000e Colour Label Printer and designed for applications that need extremely durable labels, the new LX1000e from Primera Technology is an entry level unit using pigment ink.
  • XPO Logistics has won a long term contract with British food manufacturer Premier Foods, the company behind the likes of Mr Kipling, Oxo, Bisto and Ambrosia.
  • Olympus Automation Ltd (OAL) and the University of Lincoln, UK, have been awarded £448,850 to develop April robotics material handling systems for food manufacturers.
  • Mondelēz International has unveiled four new finished production lines, the result of a £75 million investment, at its Bournville site in Birmingham.

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