Food & Confectionery




The right equipment for packaging liquid food

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A variety of questions can arise in the context of new packaging designs. Is the packaging optimally suited to the product? Do the packaging’s barrier properties and the machine’s degree of sterilization offer sufficient product protection and shelf life? “Sustainably developing new products requires close partnerships between food manufacturers, material suppliers, and machinery manufacturers like us,” says Korbinian Tomschi, Head of Process Technology at Syntegon in Königsbrunn. Tomschi is also Head of Syntegon’s Liquid Food Lab, which offers a testing center to help answer these questions. …more




Technical Audits: Getting a check-up from head to toe

Just like we human beings, production equipment also needs a health check-up every now and then, performed by a team of specialist “doctors”.

Whether it is the output or scrap rate, set-up or handling time – packaging and processing lines have many areas where subtle problems can hide. But once a problem is recognized, how is the manufacturer to identify these hidden issues without disassembling the entire line?

We have got the answer: a “technical audit”.

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Syntegon packages famous chocolate Toblerone

Their recognition value is incredible: at every airport, Toblerone’s striking packaging lures travellers into duty-free shops. Since its invention in 1909, Toblerone has been produced in the Swiss capital Berne, and nowhere else. Here, 97 percent of all bars are produced and packaged, and then distributed all over the world.

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