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13 novembre 18

O-I extends its market presence in the Caribbean

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfOwens-Illinois has acquired a just over 49.7 percent interest in Empresas Comegua S.A. from Fabricación de Màquinas, S.A. de C.V., a wholly owned subsidiary of Vitro, S.A.B. de C.V.Operations include two glass manufacturing facilities - one in Costa Rica and another in Guatemala.

12 novembre 18

Tekni-Plex acquires cleanroom film extruder, converter Beyers Plastics

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTekni-Plex, Inc. has acquired Beyers Plastics, Puurs, Belgium, a cleanroom Class 7 extruder and converter of polyethylene (PE) film, from investment company FAMO N.V. It specializes in producing PE packaging for the pharmaceutical, medical and other industries such as food.

9 novembre 18

Flexible Packaging Europe endorses common vision of the new plastics economy global commitment

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfIn line with its commitment to actively lead the way towards a more resource efficient society, Flexible Packaging Europe (FPE) has issued a strong endorsement of the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF).

8 novembre 18

Krones strenghtens its PET capabilities

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfThe manufacturer of filling and packaging solutions Krones has acquired MHT Holding AG (MHT). The acquisition represents an extension of the Krones PET product portfolio into tooling for PET preform manufacturing and thus closes a gap in the Krones PET value chain.

7 novembre 18

SIG : the first aseptic carton pack linked to 100% plant-based renewable materials

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifThe SIGNATURE PACK is the world’s first aseptic carton pack linked to 100% plant-based renewable materials, said the producer SIG.
The environmental benefits have been confirmed by a critically reviewed ISO-conformant lifecycle assessment (LCA) – the world’s first for a mass balance product.

6 novembre 18

CPhI Worldwide 2018 : strong year with record number countries and visits

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfCPhI Worldwide closes its 29th edition with pre-audit figures showing the most international audience in the event’s history, with a total unique attendance of 44,500 - remarkably, over 39,000 of which were international.

5 novembre 18

A new compact machine for EasySnap packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfEasySnap Technology introduce in its portfolio Easysnap Modena, a new compact machine solution.

26 octobre 18

For European Plastics Converters–EuPc, Single Use plastics : a negative result for the European market and local jobs

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifThe European Plastics Converters are reacting to the adoption of the proposal on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment by European Parliament. We publishe their position.

With the acquisition of Treofan, Jindal will become solution provider for recyclable packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfAnnounced at the beginning of september (ebonus 3 sept), Jindal confirms the acquisition of 100% shares of Treofan Europe. Manfred Kaufmann, CEO Jindal Films Europe, commented : “merging both businesses will allow us to accelerate the group’s growth and to become the most innovative solution provider for recyclable packaging”.

25 octobre 18

Shrink sleeve can printing with digital technology

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfMPS and Domino have presented the capabilities of the MPS EF SYMJET with its integrated Domino N610i digital ink jet engine.

24 octobre 18

Elix Polymers launches product line for consumer sectors

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfElix Polymers is launching a new line of ABS products under the brand name Chemical Compliance (CC) for applications that include cosmetic containers, and products that come into contact with food.

23 octobre 18

Archroma adds Cartastrength® ABL to its solution system for packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfArchroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has introduced its new innovation, Cartastrength® ABL, a dry strength booster for packaging.

22 octobre 18

Blister : SEA Vision launches new infrared inspection system

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifSEA Vision, who operes in vision system has launched its Near Infrared Hyperspectral vision (NIR)system, HarleNir. a new generation of blister inspection technology that goes beyond visible inspection to provide a chemical analysis of drug products.

19 octobre 18

Packaging included in expanded Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2019 : entries are open

Texte AlternatfTexte AlternatifA recycled plastic packaging award is included among eight categories in the expanded Plastics Recycling Awards Europe for 2019. The awards will be presented at the RAI, Amsterdam on the evening 10 April 2019, after the first day of the Plastics Recycling Show Europe.

18 octobre 18

New collect data relevant to the hazard assessment of Bisphenol A (BPA)

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfAt the beginning of this week, Monday, EFSA call for data relevant to the hazard assessment of Bisphenol A (BPA). The extensive body of new literature that has been published on BPA from 2013 onwards and not previously appraised by EFSA will be evaluated following a pre-defined hazard assessment protocol available online.

17 octobre 18

Wikitude and Constantia Flexibles : strategic partnership for consumer packaging with augmented reality

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifConstantia Flexibles, producer of flexible packaging for the food and pharmaceutical industries. selects Wikitude as technology partner for its innovative packaging solution "Constantia Interactive" with augmented reality. 69% of consumers want more information.

16 octobre 18

Francois Truffier named President of Synerlink

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifSynerlink, a Barry-Wehmiller packaging company, has designed Francois Truffier as its new President. He brings years of leadership experience in international manufacturing to the Barry-Wehmiller packaging company.

15 octobre 18

Bormioli Pharma to sell its borosilicate glass tubing business

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfCorning Pharmaceutical Glass S.p.A., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Corning Incorporated, and Bormioli Pharma entered into a binding agreement for the sale of Bormioli Pharma’s pharmaceutical glass tubing business. Closing of the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is anticipated to occur at the beginning of 2019.

12 octobre 18

PET value chain urges European Policymakers to support its circularity

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifPET food containers are recyclable. Reduction targets are not the solution. Collection is the way forward.
Petcore Europe, the association representing the entire value chain of PET in Europe and Plastics Recyclers Europe support PET Sheet Europe and urge the European policymakers to enforce separate collection and recycling of PET trays followed by specific targets instead of consumption reduction - a measurement that would sabotage the above mentioned commitment and circularity initiatives.

11 octobre 18

Ucima goes to Teheran and Mumbai to promote the Italian technology

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfThe Italian Automatic Packaging Machinery Association will be organising promotional initiatives for the Italian packaging industry at the two important trade fairs PacProcess Teheran and PacProcess India.

10 octobre 18

Krones strengthens process technology with acquisition in China

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfKrones, manufacturer of filling and packaging technology, has acquired the business operations and assets of Shanghai Xiantong Equipment Installation.
The Chinese company has been a partner and supplier to Krones in the field of process technology for many years.

9 octobre 18

Pregis expands Inspyre protective packaging with new color options

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfIn response to the positive reception of the initial product launch, Pregis LLC is adding new pink and black color options to its Inspyre protective packaging brand.

8 octobre 18

Liquid pharmaceuticals : a stick pack laminates that avoid the use of preservatives

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifPylote, a new player in the cleantech industrial mineral and ceramic chemistry, and Amcor presente at CPhI Worldwide in Madrid, Spain (9-11 October 2018), a partnership to provide innovative packaging solutions for liquid pharmaceuticals that are more sustainable, cleaner and safer for patients.

5 octobre 18

Archroma reinforces its strength management solutions dedicated to packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifArchroma reinforces its strength management solutions dedicated to packaging and tissue paper with Cartastrength® DST.03

4 octobre 18

Romaco Siebler & Huhtamaki : a push-through strip packaging for pharmaceuticals

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifAt the upcoming CPhI Worldwide in Madrid, Romaco will share booths with its industry partners Huhtamaki, Biogrund, Hennig Arzneimittel and Skyepharma. On show will be innovative push-through strips from Siebler, hot melt coatings by Innojet and Kilian tableting technologies.

3 octobre 18

Krones MouldXpress enables a mould change-over within 15 mn

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifLineXpress from Krones enables bottlers running PET containers to achieve a complete article change-over to different products, types, formats and packs in record time.

2 octobre 18

Micro pump for Parkinson’s treatment receives European CE declaration of conformity

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfA wearable micro pump from Sensile Medical/Gerresheimer subsidiary has received EU certification for the European market.

1 octobre 18

Logopak presents a special labeling solution for e-commerce

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfFor secondary labeling in the e-commerce sector, Logopack has presented new machines, at FachPack.

30 septembre 18

Dynamic sleeve labelling market

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfThe research report AWA Global Sleeve Label Market Study 2018 published by AWA Alexander Watson Associates confirms how strongly sleeve labeling technology has established itself in a relatively short timescale. Today claiming around 18% of the overall global label market, it is a maturing technology - but growth is still strong, at an annual 5.5%.

Contract manufacturer : a 360 degree job

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfOn top of formulations, manufacturing and filling, contract manufacturers offer more and more services : ingredients selection, packaging, regulations…