We are currently seeing a demand for both compostable and biodegradable packaging options that often originate at the retail level as one of many corporate social responsibility goals to reduce plastic consumption. Bioplastics are also one of the many trends that are unfortunately influenced by ongoing legislation focused on banning single-use packaging without rightly considering all the variables.
Anyone who’s worked in machinery engineering recognizes that installing a modern, automated packaging line is essentially an exercise in the effective management of quite literally thousands of details. One misplaced assumption can delay or capsize a project - an overwhelming development for even the most seasoned professionals!
Flexible packaging represents about 19% of US packaging sales, and about 90% of those packages are for food products. It offers a number of sustainability benefits throughout the entire life cycle of the package, including:
The Haith Group is a UK manufacturer of potato and vegetable handling equipment for receiving, dirt elimination, sizing, washing, polishing, cooling, inspecting and packing.
Specifically engineered with food safety in mind, the Fox Solutions' WB Bagger is constructed of full polished stainless steel and is the easiest to clean wicketed bagger available.
The automated WB Bagger is designed for optimal handling of lemons, onions, potatoes, oranges and grapefruit.