Eco-Friendly Secondary Packaging

In light of rising levels of eco-awareness and the concomitant political and social debates on sustainability and resource consumption, producers of consumer goods are embracing sustainable packaging. Plastic-free can packaging The question of the future of plastic packages continues to keep the sector on its toes. Even though the tone…

Filling Cans In Enhanced Hygienic Design

Spitz of Austria uses the Modulfill Bloc FS-C filler-seamer block for cans in a hygienic design with a small clean room. Aseptic filling of beverages into PET containers has been common practice for many years. But what about cans? Market demand is pushing in the direction of enhanced hygienic design,…

Returnable PET For Sensitive Beverages?

Despite attractive environmental credentials, returnable PET containers remain a niche product. A joint research project by Krones and Alpla hopes to change that. In the joint project’s first phase, the material and process parameters underwent a comprehensive scientific evaluation. Based on these findings, Krones and Alpla developed a returnable PET…

A Label With Creases?

At the Mozart Distillerie, shiny paper foil is wrapped around spherical liqueur bottles to deliberately evoke the impression that it has been applied by hand. With manual labelling, the high production figures would have ceased to be feasible a long time ago.  This is why Mozart has now invested in…

A Strong Character & Pioneering Spirit In Beer Production

Störtebeker Braumanufaktur uses a combination of traditional craftsmanship and innovative ideas, opting in equal measure for conventional styles and specialty beers and also offering part of its portfolio as organic and alcohol-free products. The company has shown pioneering spirit when it came to expanding its bottling capacities: in its filling…

Customised Solution From Syskron: The Digital Factory As Engineered Reality

Through the combination of suitable modules from Krones, the company has created a customised IT concept that links together all the relevant sections of the firm and its processes, thus providing consistently complete traceability of all production steps.  With a market share of 25 per cent, the Yantai Changyu Pioneer…

Innovation In Bottling

In Bissingen, Germany, raw milk is processed into a wide range of dairy products that are then stocked in the refrigerator cases of supermarkets across Europe. By Krones. Last year, Gropper celebrated its 90th anniversary. The company has grown considerably since its founding: the erstwhile cheese maker is now a…

Krones’ Eco-Friendly LitePac Top

The question of the future in store for eco-friendly plastic packages continues to keep the sector on its toes. Even though the tone of the public debate is becoming observably more moderate, and more differentiated arguments are being heard: in numerous markets it is well worthwhile examining alternatives to conventional…

Heavenly Water

Bottled water producer, Yanbian Nongshim, reaps the advantages of Krones technology. The water bottled by Nongshim bubbles up from a spring on Mount Baekdu, a still-active volcano, through the middle of which runs the border between North Korea and China. This mountain has quite a special meaning for the inhabitants…
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