The 16th edition of the international exhibition "ProPak Asia 2008", held in Bangkok from 11 to 14 June, was able to meet the growing demands of a market in continuous evolution, with great interest in the recent innovations of the packaging industry.
The Asian market aims at top quality production and cooperates with the world leaders of the packaging sector, offering the best technical solutions in order to achieve high outputs, with reduced energy consumption.
With more than 600 packaging machines installed in Asia and in Oceania (more than 70 in the Asian south-eastern region), SMIGroup has almost become a reference for the protagonists of the "Food and Beverage" sector.
Intelligent solutions for end-line
The SMIGroup booth was visited by hundreds of people, who showed great interest in the new LSK35F shrinkwrapper.
Thanks to the operating flexibility, the user-friendly technology and the cost-effective solutions, the LSK series can meet the requirements of the most demanding customers.
Ideal for the packaging of beverage, food and non-food products, the SMI shrinkwrappers can offer several types of pack collations and pack sizes: only film, pad+film and tray+film. Therefore, they can meet the final user's requirements, both from a logistic and from a promotional point of view, thanks to the eye-catching packs which draw the customer's attention.
Technical innovations in the blowing of PET containers
SMIGroup has recently launched the new generation of rotary stretch-blow molders, offering a series of important innovations:
- new preforms heating module (oven), with the preforms mandrels pitch reduced to 40mm; thanks to the new oven the machine output is increased by 20%, as compared to the previous models;
- new electrical panel, totally integrated in the blow-molder frame, thus eliminating the need of connection cables between the machine and the electrical panel and reducing the machine overall dimensions.
Closer and closer to the customer
With more than 3800 packers and blow-molders installed all over the world, SMIGroup is considered as a world leader in the packaging sector.
In a market in continuous evolution, SMIGroup has spread its presence in the most important Asian Countries, with branches in Thailand, China and Australia.
The European Regulation 679/2016 (GDPR) on the protection of personal data has been fully applicable since May 25th, 2018. This is an important goal, because it lays down rules relating to the processing of personal data for all Countries within the Union. Every company of the SMI Group planned a series of activities, assets or operational modes to comply with the regulation and put into practice the protection of personal data. Here is a list of actions taken to comply with the European Regulation and our policy on personal data processing.
Lawfulness of processing All activities relating to personal data processing shall be lawful (consent, contract obligations, vital interests of the data subject or of third parties, compliance with legal obligations to which the controller is subject, public interest or exercise of official authority, legitimate interest pursued by the controller or by third parties).
Information document The information statement has been improved and updated to the new regulations (art. 13 and 14 GDPR).
Rights of the data subjects (right of access, right to erasure-right to be forgotten, right to restriction of processing, right to object, right to data portability) Technical and organization measures have been adopted to ensure the data subject's exercise of his rights and to meet the data subject requirements.
Controllers, processors Based on the new principle of “accountability”, SMI Group organization was re-defined, in order to proactively ensure integral compliance with the Regulation. Redefinition of the role of data processors and service suppliers whose activity implies personal data processing.
Risk of data processing; accountability measures taken by controllers and processors (Impact assessment, record of processing activities, security of processing, data breach) The “Conformity document”, including records of data processing activity, plans, adopts and demonstrates all technical and organizational measures taken to adequately perform the data processing activities and specifies the necessary procedures to be adopted to notify data breach.
Transfer of personal data to international organizations Smi Group adheres to the general principles and guarantees concerning the transfer of personal data to third Countries.
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According to the European Regulation 679/2016, the data subject is entitled to exercise the rights set forth in the Regulation. The integral version of art. 15; 16; 17; 18; 20; 21; 77 of the European Regulation is attached to this document.
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