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In Las Vegas, trade fair visitors will have an opportunity to experience the potential GRIPS.world offers by means of a virtual demonstration on the booth. (Image: Gerhard Schubert GmbH)

A long-term investment in high performance

At the PackExpo trade fair, Schubert will demonstrate the flexibility of its high-performance technology by means of a picker line with an integrated Flowmodul – the new compact flow-wrapping component that efficiently packs products in flowpacks. Additionally, the market leader in top-loading packaging machines will present the first developmental step of its future GRIPS.world digital platform and demonstrate possible applications in preventive maintenance. Read more

In the future, the Swiss Schützengarten brewery will be using a combination of a KHS packer blocked with a Schubert erecting and closing module. (Image: Gerhard Schubert GmbH)

Format diversity combined with a small footprint

At the drinktec 2017, Schubert will be presenting the Innopack-TLM block packaging system which was developed with the company’s collaboration partner KHS. The block system seamlessly combines a Schubert TLM packaging machine with a KHS packer. Customers in the beverage industry stand to greatly benefit from this self-contained total solution which delivers significant increases in packaging quality and flexibility. Read more

The Flowmodul enables the seamless packaging of products such as confectionery, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals in flowpacks within Schubert’s proven top-loading packaging machines. (Image: Gerhard Schubert GmbH)

Schubert once again achieves increased turnover and global expansion

Schubert achieved positive year-end results in 2016: Gerhard Schubert GmbH increased its turnover by 7.5 per cent year-on-year to 187.2 million euros. A very good order situation, a dynamic order intake, especially from the USA and the pharmaceutical sector, as well as a highly successful presence at the world-leading interpack trade fair, all point towards a favourable business year in 2017 as well. Read more

In cooperation with Avery Dennison, Faller offers the new monitoring label TT Sensor Plus™ 2 and integrates it into individual packaging solutions such as folding cartons or in shipping boxes for customers. (Image: August Faller GmbH & Co. KG)

App offers secure monitoring of temperature-sensitive drugs

Drugs such as vaccines or antibodies are sensitive products. Storage temperatures that are too high or too low can affect their quality and efficacy. With the new temperature logger TT Sensor Plus™ 2, the August Faller Group, in cooperation with Avery Dennison, offers an intelligent label which ensures that drugs can be monitored over 3 years with more than 150,000 temperature measurements stored and which is also considerably more compact than ordinary solutions. Read more

Customers can now use the Faller App „Faller CIS“ to check the status of an order easily and flexibly on mobile devices. The App „Faller CIS“ is now available free-of-charge for iOS and Android from every app store. (Image: August Faller GmbH & Co. KG)

Everything at your fingertips

August Faller GmbH & Co. KG continues to expand its digital services: Customers can now download the new Faller App to check the status of their orders conveniently and flexibly using their mobile device. With this app, Faller is delivering increased transparency within the supply chain process, offering pharmaceutical manufacturers greater planning reliability thanks to the order tracking function. August Faller is the first company within the industry to offer this service. Read more

Faller’s new solution: an outsert combined with a patient alert card is sealed in film. (Image: August Faller GmbH & Co. KG)

Improved film protection

August Faller GmbH & Co. KG is expanding its combination product portfolio. Until now, multiple information carriers for pharmaceutical products could be combined in the form of banderols, labels and adhesive dots. Now the specialist in pharmaceutical packaging has also made it possible to combine a package leaflet with a patient alert card in a sealed film. Pharmacists benefit from more efficient packaging and improved product protection. Read more