Reducing Overfilling and Underfilling in the Manufacturing Industry

Manufacturing businesses face a number of challenges during their production stages. These challenges include overfilling and underfilling product packages, especially for industries that measure products in volumetric weight. Overfilling, or product giveaway, is a major issue as any surplus in grammage could add up to millions of shillings in extra expenses, depending on the scale […]

The Role of VFFS in improving End-of-Line Packaging Efficiencies

The evolution of Vertical Form Fill Seal (VFFS) technology is transforming the packaging landscape worldwide as it features automated interfaces and control systems that find use in a range of industries including food & beverages, pharmaceuticals etc. These machines occupy less floor space and deliver speed and accuracy in operations. With built-in data monitoring technology, […]

Inkjet Printing for Pharmaceutical Applications in Kenya.

Pharmaceutical production is one of the most highly regulated manufacturing industries in Kenya. Since its formation in 1957, the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) has continuously created and enforced laws regarding drug manufacturing, distribution, and product packaging.  Regardless of whether pharmaceuticals are available over-the-counter (OTC) or only through prescription, the PPB has established regulations that […]

Efficiency in Snack Making for Increased Profits!

According to a new market research report by Grandview Research, the global market size for healthy snacks was valued at USD 85.6 billion in 2021 and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.6% from 2022 to 2030. The surge in the sale of packaged food, together with the continuous […]