24 mai 19

EconCore presents a new thermoplastic honeycomb panel production technology

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifDuring the Plastics Extrusion World Expo (Ohio, USA) on begining of May, EconCore, has highlighted its extrusion fed technology that converts thermoplastics to technical honeycomb core structures and with in line lamination of skins produces lightweight sandwich panels with high mechanical performance at much lower weight compared to solid extruded materials.

23 mai 19

Brand Print Americas: first step of a strategic alliance between Tarsus and APTech

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTarsus Group and the Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech) have announced the launch of Brand Print Americas, a new strategic event that will take place from September 15-17 in Rosemont, IL, in place of PRINT® 2020 and in co-location with the 2020 edition of Labelexpo Americas, a major international labels and package printing trade show.

22 mai 19

The Clinton Action Technology’s plant celebrates its 50th anniversary

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe global leader in aerosol and pump dispensing system components, Action Technology’s Clinton, Illinois, celebrates its 50th anniversary. The manufacturing of its products, found in every household across the United States and in many other countries, has started in 1969, in this same location.

21 mai 19

Herma introduce a new removable adhesive making even special label materials removable

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifWith its new 42X, a new removable, UV acrylic-based adhesive, the European specialist in self-adhesive technology, offers a valuable addition to printers and label users for more freedom in their choices of self-adhesive materials.

20 mai 19

Micvac and Mondini, a partnership focused on innovative technologies

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe Swedish food tech company, Micvac, which has revolutioned the ready-meal market with a system using in-pack cooking and pasteurisation in one continuous process housed in a microwave production tunnel, has signed a cooperation agreement with the Italian company, Mondini, the world leader in tray-sealing technology insuring the delivery of fresh and healthy products to consumers.

15 mai 19

KHS reveal a new labeling series solution for cans

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifMost of the buying decisions are made directly at the point of sale, that means that the visual appearance of the products as never been such important for the brands that must create a differentiated approach and an attractive look.

3 mai 19

Sustainable packaging in Beverage industry : KHS tackles the challenge with its new FreshSafe PET® solution

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifFacing the double issue of environment goals and devising innovative packaging machinery which is of benefit to beverage producers and consumers alike, KHS Group has revealed its new breaking solution, FreshSafe PET®.

15 avril 19

PVC Packaging in «Le Pacte national sur les emballages plastiques»

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSince the publication of The New Plastics Economy in January 2017 until the most recent “Le Pacte National sur les Emballages Plastiques” in February 2019, PVC Packaging has been referred to as an “uncommon plastic”, being at the origin of “problematic” waste. The Ellen MacArthur Foundation perception of PVC ignores unfortunately the important contribution of PVC packaging in the European medical and food sectors.

12 avril 19

Digital packaging printing systems : Durst and Koenig & Bauer sign joint venture agreement

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifDurst, manufacturer of digital printing and production technologies, and Koenig & Bauer, a printing press manufacturer, signed a 50/50 joint venture agreement.
This operation concerns development and marketing of single-pass digital printing systems for the folding carton and corrugated fiberboard industry.
The antitrust clearance expected by the end of May.

11 avril 19

New corrugated industry CO2 footprint

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifFefco presents the new cradle-to-grave carbon impact of corrugated packaging at 538kg CO2 equivalents per tonne of product.

10 avril 19

New food contact Guidelines : Paper and Board industry helps demonstrate safety of its materials

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAll paper and board industry (manufacturing and converting sectors including the tissue industry) publish the completely rewritten voluntary ‘Food Contact Guidelines for the Compliance of Paper and Board Materials and Articles’.
We publish below the new version of Food contact Guidelines and also a video to learn more for the applications.

9 avril 19

New Optima alliance Comedco wins ICE Award 2019

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifCoatema and Optima Life Science have combined their expertise to create the Comedco machine solution. This solution received the 2019 ICE Award for “Special Film Innovations”.

8 avril 19

UV printing inks and the recent and deadly explosion in China : uninterrupted supply of inks, said Flint Group Packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifA recent and deadly explosion at Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical in China is severely impacting the global raw material supply chain, including materials used in publication and UV printing inks.

5 avril 19

SIG launches the world’s first aseptic carton packs that use foil certified to the ASI standard

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSIG will offer the world’s first aseptic carton packs that use foil certified to the ASI standard. The company is the first in the industry to enable customers to demonstrate their commitment to responsible aluminium sourcing using the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative certification.

4 avril 19

BillerudKorsnäs and Alpla to join forces to pioneer paper bottles for a sustainable future

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifPaper packaging material and solutions provider BillerudKorsnäs and plastic packaging solutions provider Alpla will form a joint venture in the Danish paper bottle company ecoXpac. They do so with the vision to develop a fully biobased and recyclable paper bottle.
The formation of the joint venture is subject to customary regulatory approvals such as merger control clearances. It is expected that the transaction is completed in Q3 2019.

3 avril 19

European Masterbatch Summit 2019

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifWith the new European Directive on plastic waste &circular economy targets, and the necessity for recyclable and sustainable plastics, the Masterbatch industry is facing changes in the near future.
All these changes and more in the industry, will be addrressed at ACI’s European Masterbatch Summit 2019 in Dusseldorf, Germany, 15th&16th May 2019.

2 avril 19

O-I announces expands presence in mexican market

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifOwens-Illinois has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Nueva FÃ brica Nacional de Vidrio, S. de R.L. de C.V. ("Nueva Fanal") from Grupo Modelo, a wholly owned affiliate of Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV.

1 avril 19

GE Healthcare teams up with Rockwell Automation

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifGE Healthcare and Rockwell Automation are combining their automation, IT and single-use solution expertise to build bioprocessing operations for the digital age.

31 mars 19

Eckhard Kallies heads Koehler's packaging paper division

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe family-owned company from the Black Forest enters a new market. "Our challenge is to establish sustainable business models in the flexible packaging industry," says Eckhard Kallies, Director of Flexible Packaging at the Koehler Paper Group.

Quali Glass Coat 2.0 : a new process reducing the finishing carbon

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe relevance of the QGC 2.0 process compared to traditional liquid paint process was assessed through Life Cycle Assessment (LCA).

The ornament as a mean to differenciate

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifBoth an element of decoration and a gift which can be reused by consumers, the accessory is appreciated by brands.

Leaflets : to adjust size and grammage

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAs the amount of information increases, manufacturers of folding boxes and leaflets (LGR Packaging, August Faller, Reynders Pharma Printing) have to adjust the size and thickness of leaflets.

Very premium labels : when aesthetic goes with automatic

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifWith very premium labels, bottles of wine or spirit are becoming collectors. Some suppliers are specialised in luxury labels.

UNITED KINGDOM : wide resealable tape for bagged snacks

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifRe:Close from Essentra Tapes help user-friendly reclosability for bagged snacks, in line with portion control and maintaining freshness, while reducing food waste.

UNITED STATES : A “practical pack” to a cold beer

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAccording to Graphic Packaging International (GPI), Heineken CoolerPack design won gold at the 2018 Paperboard Packaging Council Competition, because of its original, practical and simple design targeting a specific consumer group in the US market.

5 ways to reduce packaging costs

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSwitching to digital printing can save a substantial amount of money compared to traditional methods.

Italian packaging machinery continues its growth

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe Italian packaging machinery manufacturers are expected to see further 6.8% growth this year to a turnover of 7.7 billion euros.

A medical waste container made of 100% recycled

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifMauser Packaging Solutions Introduces the first medical waste container made of 100% recycled plastics generated from post-consumer packaging waste.

Shrink film packaging : savings of up to 70% in volume per pack

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifHugo Beck, the manufacturer of horizontal flowpack, film packaging and post-print processing systems, and film supplier mopack are showing ways of using film packaging more sustainably, enabling significant reductions in packaging for manufacturers and the end consumer, at Fruit Logistica 2019.

Versatile thermoforming machines

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifUlma Packaging's TFS 200 MSV is a new, highly versatile thermoforming machine for MAP (Modified Atmosphere Packaging), skin and vacuum packaging.