Food packaging machines
Complete automatic lines or individual food packaging machines, certified by the manufacturing companies in order to comply with the relevant EU health and safety standards.
Packaging and its products appear in our lives on a daily basis. It is directly connected with all types of industries, light and heavy. Every product produced needs packaging, therefore packaging industry is one of the largest sectors in the global economy.
Today competition exists in all product categories and packaging is most of the times the first contact point of the client with the product and as a result, it is of the utmost importance that the packaging is attractive and fit to purpose, so as to accommodate the needs of both the customer and the supplier.
Consequently, the first challenge that every production manager needs to face, is to ensure that the product packaging fulfills the operational purpose and acts as a mean of communication, information and branding of the company.
The major food packaging materials are iron, aluminum, glass, paper and plastic.
Packaging is an important technique for preserving food’s quality, as it minimises waste and reduces the use of additives. Food packaging protects against chemical and physical damage and offers an effortless use of the product’s information for the consumers.
Packaging cost should not affect the price of the product. The importance of recycling the material of the packaging should be highlighted in relation to the production cost. Recycling not only results to cost reduction but also to avoid environmental pollution as well as to maintain the availability of raw materials in the nature.
The type of packaging, the selection of packaging machines and packaging materials, depend on the type of the product, its organoleptic characteristics and its safe disposal to the consumers.
It is vital for packaging materials to be safe and certified for food contact, according to the EU directives.
Technology is constantly improving and the manufacturers of food packaging machines are required to face the new challenges through innovative proposals.