The demand for healthy, organic cereal-based products is on the rise, with revenue in Canada for breakfast cereals alone expected to reach 1.2 billion US dollars by 2021. Consequently, manufacturers need to expand their production capacities and equipment.
“The cat’s finally out of the bag.” With the press release in mid-July, Bosch announced its new development – the Elematic 2001 WA as innovative case packer. Bosch presents the Elematic 2001 at Fachpack 2019 to the public for the first time: the visitors will have the opportunity to experience the machine live and in a Virtual Reality World.
Countries like Denmark, Sweden, Norway or Iceland are not only associated with polar lights, holiday or polar bears. Traditional delicacies such as oat biscuits, chocolate truffles or licorice chocolate are also very popular there, as in Germany.
Imagine the shelves and product packages in US shops become smaller. Just unimaginable, because we know the “Big US” and not “Small US”. The worldwide food trends of today change to small formats and take away packages. Consequently, reflected this trend in US-shelves: whether cookies, chocolate or granola – all this is available in small or take away packages.
Food safety regulations are increasing and fierce competition among brands make it important to stand out on supermarket shelves. Food producers of all sizes need to consider automating their secondary packaging in response to current and future market demands.
As a small or medium-sized producer you need a simple, streamlined and easy-to-operate packaging system that doesn’t occupy a lot of space. But most importantly, it needs to respond to the key market requirements that keep you awake at night.
What do customers need to consider when looking for machinery for wrap around cases?
When looking for technologies for wrap around case packing, it is important to use the least amount of corrugated board in order to save material costs. Nevertheless, the case needs to be robust for shipping and this is secured by using hot melt.
In discussions with customers and experts in the biscuit industry, Bosch Packaging Technology identified three main success factors for automation: …more