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New “sugar-glass” film uses viruses to kill harmful bacteria in food

The film—as a wrap—will offer long-term preservation of food by killing bacteria by using viruses.

Canadian produce industry urges parliamentarians to consider important trade and health issues

Politicians met with Canadian Produce Marketing Association and Canadian Horticultural Council to discuss issues surrounding Canadian fresh fruit and vegetable sector.

Regal Beloit advances four products in Product of the Year program

Finalists include axial PM motor, ball bearing, concentric locking collar and right angle transfer module.

Ontario Blue Box recovery rate slips, but paper steady

According to an opinion piece by John Mullinder of PPEC, Blue Box recovery rates are down 2 percent and that makes things interesting for Ontario's government.

Automate Now Plus – September 2017

Check out the latest free offering from Canadian Packaging magazine—AUTOMATE NOW Plus, a digital supplement for food and drug packagers and their OEMs.
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Omron Microscan releases new high-performance smart camera

Omron Microscan Systems, Inc., introduces its newest smart camera, the HAWK MV-4000. With its exceptional processing capabilities in a compact form factor, this powerful yet easy-to-use camera constitutes a “golden middle” between PC-based devices and the average smart camera on the market. » Read More

BestCode introduces the Model 88S Security System

New system prints invisible, but is UV light readable for product security and counterfeit avoidance. » Read More

WeighPack makes pre-made pouch filling easy

The Swifty Bagger from WeighPack Systems provides stress-free, quick and easy filling of pre-made bags and stand-up pouches. » Read More

Animal welfare concerns vs personal privacy

Use of employee surveillance filming at poultry farms runs afoul of Canadian privacy laws. » Read More

Graphic Packaging agrees to acquire Seydaco Packaging Corp. and its affiliates

The acquisition of Seydaco includes its affiliates National Carton and Coating, and Groupe Ecco Boites Pliantes. » Read More

Spiroflow launches new website

Spiroflow launches new website with full data access to dry bulk material handling and automation solutions. » Read More

Helping children cope with the loss of a pet while keeping waterways clean

Paw Pods offers biodegradable pet fish coffins made of sustainable bamboo and rice husk. » Read More

Great condiments – great charity

The French’s brand kicks off the holiday season by donating over $1.25 million meals to support Food Banks Canada. » Read More

Internet marketers of dietary supplement and skincare products banned from deceptive advertising and billing practices

Defendants allegedly misled consumers into believing they were ordering “free trials” of products; used decoy websites to conceal their deceptive conduct. » Read More

Glenfiddich turns to metal packaging

With the single-malt market blooming, Glenfiddich partners with Crown for a bespoke tins for its 12- and 15-year-old premium single malt whiskies. » Read More

Bosch Rexroth Canadian hydraulic technical training course dates announced for 2018

Global specialists in drive and control technology Bosch Rexroth, is offering hydraulic technical training courses via its Drive & Control Academy. » Read More

Asia making strides in global organic food market

Sustainable Foods Summit event in Singapore to describe the fastest growing markets of China and India. » Read More

Packaging Events Calendar

Conferences, seminars, trade shows, training and more for companies involved in the packaging industry. » Read More