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2021

DSM launches ampli-D in Asia-Pacific

03-03-2021

To address global concerns and needs in supporting immune health more effectively, Royal DSM has launched ampli-D, a fast-acting form of vitamin D for dietary supplements in Asia-Pacific, with Australia as the first market. Ampli-D will be released in Singapore next and the rest of South-east Asia before broader release across the other countries …

NZMP rolls out new Organic Butter

03-03-2021

NZMP, Fonterra’s dairy ingredient and solutions brand, has launched a new carbon-zero certified Organic Butter. Available in South East Asia from April following its launch in North America, the new Organic Butter will support NZMP’s customers to achieve their own sustainability goals and meet consumer demand for more sustainable …

Next Gen raises US$10m in latest Seed round

02-03-2021

Investors include Temasek, K3 Ventures, EDB New Ventures, NX Food, FEBE, Blue Horizon and more. Singapore-headquartered food-tech start-up Next Gen has closed a US$10 million Seed round. This follows an earlier founder capitalisation of $2.2 million. Investors in this Seed round include Temasek, K3 Ventures, the New Venture arm of the …

Sealpac launches new corporate website

02-03-2021

The corporate Sealpac website has been renewed. Not only its appearance, but also its content has been overhauled. The new website is designed to provide inspiration by containing videos, customer stories, and packaging examples in each of the industries Sealpac is active in, as well as the latest information on the company’s brand. …

Mettler-Toledo’s ProdX software ushers in Industry 4.0 capabilities

02-03-2021

The new software update of ProdX offers complete product inspection management, with enhanced security features, digital track and trace, automatic performance testing, and logging of test and compliance data. Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection has released an updated version of its ProdX product inspection management software. Based on …

New fines return system from GEA reduces downtime with automated CIP processes

01-03-2021

The new No Intervention Fines Return System (FRS) from GEA allows dairy and food powder producers to automate the cleaning-in-place (CIP) processes of their spray dryer fines return system, leading to reduced downtime, improved working conditions and ensuring product safety. In spray dryers, powder dines are often separated from the exhaust air …

Editor’s pickBottling plant relocation: Brewery Eder & Heylands relies on KHS

01-03-2021

From historic town centre to fields of green, Bavarian brewery Eder & Heylands has moved its bottling shop from the centre of Großostheim near Aschaffenburg to the outskirts of the little market town. When it came to procuring new machines, Eder & Heylands relied on KHS, and invested in two bottling lines that include the Innofill …

igus FastLine delivers injection-moulded plain bearings within a week

26-02-2021

New production line in the in-house igus toolmaking department enables fast production of customised plain bearings. igus has introduced the FastLine Service from its expanded in-house toolmaking department. With this FastLine Service, igus will be able to offer production of wear-resistant plain bearings in different dimensions from injection …

OnRobot releases electric vacuum gripper for heavy-duty palletising applications

26-02-2021

The VGP20 electric vacuum gripper supports challenging palletising scenarios, including heavy, bulky, and porous surfaces. Large, unwieldy bags of dog food, non-airtight clothing or consumer goods packages; and bulky, porous cardboard boxes – these are just some examples of demanding packaging and palletising applications that …