Vitafoods has announced it will be hosting a Digital Week (11 to 15 May 2020) dedicated to supporting and inspiring the nutraceutical industry by giving exclusive access to the latest science, insight and trends.
In view of the current crisis with Covid-19, Horst Bittermann, Marketing Manager of Mayr-Melnhof Karton and President of Pro Carton, the European Association of the Carton and Cartonboard Manufacturers, makes an appeal to the branch.
As of 1 April 2020, Prof. Andrea Büttner is the new Executive Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV in Freising. Prof. Büttner joined Prof. Horst-Christian Langowski as Co-Director of the Institute on 1 November 2019, and now takes over the full role as Executive Director following his retirement on 31 March 2020.
The Schumacher Packaging Group, one of the largest family-run manufacturers of corrugated and solid board packaging solutions, has now officially renamed its new production site in the English city of Birmingham: On 1 April 2020, Jaffabox Ltd will become Schumacher Packaging Ltd.
The future Executive Board team, to be headed by Burkhard Eling, takes over on January 1, 2021. After 31 years of close cooperation in operational management positions at Dachser SE, CEO Bernhard Simon and his deputy Michael Schilling, COO Road Logistics, will join the logistics provider’s Supervisory Board in 2021.
The organizers of the trade shows Free From Functional & Health Ingredients (FFFHI) and Free From Packaging (FFP) have confirmed that the events, which were planned to take place at the RAI Amsterdam from 24 to 25 June, will be postponed to 24 to 25 November 2020, following the global escalation of Covid-19.
In the field of bag emptying, the food industry faces various challenges that cannot always be adequately mastered in practice. Thanks to a new bag loading station of Motec, the contamination of workplaces and the slow flow of material during the bag loading of lumpy and cloggy bulk materials in particular are now obsolete.