CONFECTIONERY - Pulse of The Industry

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CONFECTIONERY - Pulse of The Industry

PACK EXPO East showcases the very latest packaging machinery and equipment, materials, containers, automation technology and controls for the confectionery industry.

See the latest news facing the confectionery industry here and check out new technology for increasing changeover flexibility, brand impact, usability and more from vendors you can connect with at PACK EXPO East. 



Fragile candy handling from oven to case

A turnkey solution features flexibility and handling for extremely delicate confections.



Inline candy bar system 

An efficient bar packaging system can position and package a candy bar via one seamless flow wrapper and top load cartoner.



Candy bounces back via social media 

A successful social media campaign increased candy demand, with the big bump requiring a major automation installation.



Automation clears candy hurdle

A fragile candy produced in the billions resisted automation until a gentle but fast robotic pick and place primary packaging system solved a host of problems at once.



Moving beyond chocolate bars

A sweets company expanded its portfolio via stand-up pouched containing six, individually-wrapped peanut butter cups.