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On 12th and 13th November, GEA organized its Packaging Days at Biedenkopf-Wallau to present solutions for environmentally friendly packaging and production of vegan products.

speakers organization on stage

For two days GEA internal and external speakers presented a technology update about thermoforming, slicing and packaging lines, cutter technology and vertical packaging, as well as news from the market related to film saving and recycling possibilities. 

On the practical side, GEA experts guided live demos of GEA technologies, including a slicing and packaging line with a DualSlicer and a PowerPak PLUS, a SmartPacker, a CutMaster and a PowerPak with FoodTray application.

networking

Interesting lecturers about research projects for new materials, as well as updates on the new packaging law were the perfect inputs for starting inspiring conversations within joiners.

A total of 220 customers, business partners and GEA colleagues from all over the world attended one of the two days at Biedenkopf-Wallau, in German or in English language.

Expert point of view

Volker Sassmannshausen

“The feedback from all visitors has been extremely positive, and I see a huge potential for our solutions in the market,” says Volker Sassmannshausen Senior Product Manager Thermoforming and moderator of the GEA Packaging Days at Wallau. “We used this opportunity to show our customers our concerns about sustainability and environmentally friendly solutions, without forgetting safety and hygiene.”

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auditorium

On 12th and 13th November, GEA organized its Packaging Days at Biedenkopf-Wallau to present solutions for environmentally friendly packaging and production of vegan products.

speakers organization on stage

For two days GEA internal and external speakers presented a technology update about thermoforming, slicing and packaging lines, cutter technology and vertical packaging, as well as news from the market related to film saving and recycling possibilities. 

On the practical side, GEA experts guided live demos of GEA technologies, including a slicing and packaging line with a DualSlicer and a PowerPak PLUS, a SmartPacker, a CutMaster and a PowerPak with FoodTray application.

networking

Interesting lecturers about research projects for new materials, as well as updates on the new packaging law were the perfect inputs for starting inspiring conversations within joiners.

A total of 220 customers, business partners and GEA colleagues from all over the world attended one of the two days at Biedenkopf-Wallau, in German or in English language.

Expert point of view

Volker Sassmannshausen

“The feedback from all visitors has been extremely positive, and I see a huge potential for our solutions in the market,” says Volker Sassmannshausen Senior Product Manager Thermoforming and moderator of the GEA Packaging Days at Wallau. “We used this opportunity to show our customers our concerns about sustainability and environmentally friendly solutions, without forgetting safety and hygiene.”

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Participants joined exciting lectures and live demos

9:30 Welcome

Technology Update

09.45 GEA PowerPak PLUS – your benefits by Volker Saßmannshausen - GEA

  • Optimized packaging quality and increased efficiency GEA
  • Controlled packaging processes
  • Lower costs and increased production capacity
  • Customer feedback: Practical experience with PowerPak PLUS

10.15 GEA DualSlicer – the # 1 in slicing and portioning quality by Norbert Brunnquell - GEA

  • Best slicing quality - easy to operate GEA
  • Low give-away - high yield
  • Perfect product handling 

News from the market 

10.30 Increase your productivity with Videojet’s new TTO - Technology by Steven Marks - Videojet

  • Quality control with iAssure
  • Cost reduction by not using compressed air
  • Uptime through easy maintenance
  • VideojetConnect™ Remote Service

10.45 Communication- and coffee break

Film saving and recycling

11:00 FoodTray – the system solution for sustainable food packaging by Michael Martin - Schur Flexibles

  • Reduction of the plastic proportion in the pack
  • Disposal and recycling
  • Fully automatic from unstacking to finished packaging

11.30 Multilayer packages by Gerd Heuser - GEA

  • Return to the MAP flexible film pack GEA
  • Requirements for the packaging line

Economical benefits and marketing aspects

11.45 Design for Recycling – change to mono materials by Michael Beck - Wentus

  • Sustainable materials with high recycling rates
  • Current challenges of sealing properties
  • Tight packages?

Afterwards possibility for factory tour

12.30 Lunch in our GEA restaurant

13:15 Live demos of our Technologies 

  • GEA PowerPak PLUS – GEA DualSlicer
  • GEA SmartPacker – reliable production
  • GEA CutMaster 
  • FoodTray – the system solution for sustainable food packaging

14.15 Communication- and coffee break

  • GEA CutMaster technology – for versatile use

14.30 Cutter technology by Friedrich Maier - GEA

  • GEA CutMaster for vegan products GEA
  • GEA CutMaster for integrated, optimized cooking processes

 Vertical flowpacking 

14.45 GEA SmartPacker – vertical flowpacking by Martijn van de Mortel - GEA

  • Different solutions for bag design GEA
  • Tested solutions with the GEA SmartPacker
  • Maximum design versatility to differentiate your products

Projects of the Fraunhofer Institute 

15.00 Trans Peel Packaging design for safe transport by Paul Weber - Fraunhofer Dresden

  • Problem peel corner 
  • Computer-animated comparison model 

15.15 Composites - recyclable in the future ? by Dr. Andreas Mäurer - Fraunhofer Freising

  • Research project CreaSolv®
  • Pilot plant

Update on the new packaging law

15.30 Recyclability of packaging by Till Isensee - Tilisco

  • What’s the use ? What is the rating? Who does what?
  • How is the bonus/penalty scheme?
  • Guidance on recyclability. 

16.00 Possibility of networking and farewell 

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