24 juillet 20

Engel launches new location in Belgium

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifEngel opened a new sales and service office with its own training centre in Belgium. The injection moulding machine manufacturer and systems solutions provider headquartered in Austria, has once again boosted its customer proximity.

22 juillet 20

Stevanato Group signs an agreement with Colanar for its fill & finish machine

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifItalian-based Stevanato Group, a leading producer of glass primary packaging and provider of integrated capabilities for drug delivery systems has signed an agreement with Colanar, a global leader in small-batch pharma filling machines. Stevanato Group's new US Technology Excellence Center (TEC) in Boston will be equipped with Colanar’s fill & finish machine to perform analytical characterization and determine critical factors impacting container closure systems.

21 juillet 20

Rovema takes over Hassia India

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifRovema signed an agreement to acquire Hassia Packaging Pvt. Ltd, previously part of the IMA S.p.A. Group. The company is firmly established in the mid-price segment, especially in Asia and Africa and, like Rovema, is very active in the food segment. In addition to classic Vertical Form, Fill and Seal machines, Hassia India manufactures technologically powerful multilane sachet Form, Fill and Seal machines, e.g. for packaging liquid detergents or cosmetic products in sachets.

20 juillet 20

Emilio Della Torre appointed Acimga’s vice president

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifEmilio Della Torre, CEO of Simec Group, has been appointed vice president of Acimga, the Italian association representing manufacturers of printing, converting and packaging machines. In line with the articles of the statute, Della Torre was selected by President Aldo Peretti (Uteco Group) among the newly elected board members in the last General Assembly, which saw the election, in addition to Emilio Della Torre, of Saverio Lombardini (Ims Technologies), Andrea Dallavalle (Koenig & Bauer) and Giorgio Petratto (Petratto).

17 juillet 20

Pretium Packaging announces expansion of PET manufacturing platforms

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifPretium Packaging, a leading North American manufacturer of plastic containers and closures, has made a $5 million dollar investment in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) stretch blow molding equipment and infrastructure that spans across 6 of its 19 manufacturing locations.

15 juillet 20

Herma’s two new plants curbs greenhouse gas emissions

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe self-adhesive solutions specialist Herma is now producing about 10,000 tonnes less CO2 a year. In the course of commissioning its two new plants for labelling machines and self-adhesive materials in Filderstadt (Germany), in early 2019 and mid-2020 respectively, the company has completed its transition to green power.

13 juillet 20

IMA closed successfully its event “The Sensing future days”

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifWith its very first virtual event marked by innovation, manufacturing processes and hot topics such as digitalization, green packaging, environment and sustainability, the IMA Group wanted to enhance its presence during the time of social distancing.

10 juillet 20

Mondi Consumer Flexibles to expand printing capacity and portfolio offering in Russia

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe supplier is investing in its flexible packaging plants, in Aramil and Pereslavl in Russia, to provide customers with improved flexibility and a broader portfolio, including sustainable packaging solutions.

9 juillet 20

Bel Group eliminates plastics with the new barrier solution from AR Packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifIn the quest to minimise the use of plastics and yet provide optimal product protection and performance, AR Packaging has developed Safeboard®, a plastic free packaging, which is now used by Bel Group for its Boursin cheese range.

6 juillet 20

Masks: Marchesini Group and the University of Bologna collaborate to create a super filtering material

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifA unique sector prototype enables the production of filtration materials for face masks with greater protection against viruses and bacteria compared to materials currently in use. The technology was created by a multidisciplinary research group at Bologna University in collaboration with Marchesini Group.

3 juillet 20

BASF unveils new Application for trinamiX Near-IR Spectroscopy Solutions

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatiftrinamiX GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of BASF, has developed a new application for its mobile Near-Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy Solutions related to plastic sorting and recycling. Using trinamiX technology, the diverse compositions of different plastics can now be precisely determined and thus distinguished via the simple use of a portable handheld device that combines trinamiX data analysis with a mobile app. As such, recycling and recyclability are improved, paying off for both the environment and businesses alike.

1 juillet 20

Stevanato Group planned investments in a new industrial plan

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifItaly-based Stevanato Group, a leading producer of pharmaceutical glass containers and integrated provider of drug delivery systems, continued its growth in 2019, recording a positive trend on key financial indicators. Indeed, the Group's consolidated revenues reached € 570.3 million, an increase of +10.9% compared to 2018.

26 juin 20

KM Packaging unveils a new mono material lidding film

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifGlobal flexible packaging and lidding films supplier KM Packaging is meeting the demand for mono-material food packaging with mono polymer structure lidding films. KM Packaging offer mono polymer lidding films for all food tray types including PP, Alufoil, CPET and APET.

25 juin 20

IPACK IMA rescheduled to 2022

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTo give voice to their customer needs and reach out companies’ requirements, IPACK-IMA is rescheduled from May 3rd to 6th, 2022. “The decision to reschedule our event, IPACK-IMA, was not easy, comments Rossano Bozzi, CEO of Ipack Ima srl, but after careful evaluations and insights we preferred to give priority to the needs of our exhibitors and visitors who are currently engaged, and we expect they are still for many months, in the management of a very tricky period”. IPACK IMA will be held at the same time as ALL4PRINT and INTRALOGISTICA ITALIA.

24 juin 20

Pregis launches new custom void-fill solutions

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifPregis is expanding its customer experience portfolio with Inspyre™ paper. This custom branded tissue paper is dispensed from the Easypack Quantum™ on-demand, void-fill system. By using an automated packaging system that dispenses paper directly into the box, Inspyre paper offers the high throughput required by operations while delivering the branded unboxing experiences sought after by marketing.

23 juin 20

The winner of the 2020 Adhesion Innovation Award announced

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifFor the 2020 edition of the biannual Award for Innovative Adhesion Science, organized by FEICA (Association of the European Adhesive and Sealant Industry) and EURADH (European adhesion societies), ten candidates submitted inspirational papers in innovative adhesion science.

22 juin 20

Matteo Gentili named chairman designate of Ucima

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifFollowing consultations with member companies, the Designation Committee of Ucima (Italian Automatic Packaging Machinery Manufacturers’ Union) has opted for an arrangement in which two business leaders will take turns as Chairman during the four-year period 2020-2024. Matteo Gentili, Chairman of TMC (Tissue Machinery Company), has been designated as the new Chairman for the two-year period 2020-2022. He will be succeeded by Riccardo Cavanna, CEO of Cavanna Packaging Group, for the two-year period 2022-2024.

19 juin 20

Pollards’ Box highlights whisky’s regal roots

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe new Treasured Blend is the first 25-year-old expression in the Royal Salute portfolio. Created by Master Blender Sandy Hyslop, it has been inspired by the Crown Jewels of England, bringing together precious and powerful whiskies first laid down a quarter of a century ago, and today fit for modern royalty.

16 juin 20

Quadpack opens new office in Japan

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifInternational beauty packaging manufacturer and provider Quadpack has started operating in Japan, with the opening of a commercial office. With a strong presence in the Asia-Pacific region, with facilities in Australia, mainland China and Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea, the company lands in Japan with high expectations for one of the most promising markets in the beauty packaging industry.

15 juin 20

Domo to stop and close BOPA production at Leuna plant

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifDomo Chemicals, a leading producer of high-quality engineering materials for a diverse range of markets, has announced plans to stop and close its third line of Biaxally Oriented PA films (BOPA) from Domo in Leuna (Germany), effective from August 2020.

10 juin 20

The new RI20 palletizer from FlexLink simplifies complex processes

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe RI20 palletizer developed by Flexlink is suitable for palletizing closed boxes within fast-moving consumer goods industries. The unit includes enhanced safety features that allow a safe coexistence between the robot and operators on the production floor.

8 juin 20

SIG opens state-of-the-art AutoStore warehouse for spare parts

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSIG’s newly built, state-of-the-art and fully automated AutoStore® spare parts warehouse for SIG filling machines, implemented by Hörmann Logistik, has now been put into operation and ensures that its customers receive highly efficient supplies. Located at the company’s machine assembly site in Linnich, Germany, the new AutoStore warehouse plays an integral part in SIG’s global spare parts management.

5 juin 20

Digital inks: Sun Chemical acquires Sensient Imaging Technologies

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSun Chemical, a leading producer of printing inks, coatings and supplies, and its parent company, DIC Corporation, have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares of Sensient Imaging Technologies, and certain other assets related to the production of inks.

4 juin 20

Philadephia cream cheese changes its packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifBerry Global Group announced its collaboration with longtime customer, Mondelēz International to supply packaging containing recycled plastic for Philadelphia, the world’s most popular cream cheese. The package contains plastic material recovered using advanced recycling technology from Berry’s partnership with SABIC, announced earlier this year.

31 mai 20

A support campaign for the printing and converting field

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAcimga, the Italian manufacturers association of machinery for the graphic, converting and paper industry, launches the campaign “Not close, but still together”, to support those industries during Covid-19 pandemic.

Robotic palletization: what’s new?

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe transition from manual to robotic palletizing – in addition to reducing the occurrence of MSDs – allows costs to be reduced at the end of the line on low-speed lines.

A new certified compostable cling film for fresh-food packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifBASF and Fabbri Group have developed a sustainable solution for cling film used in fresh-food packaging: Based on BASF’s certified compostable ecovio®, Fabbri Group produces the highly transparent stretch film Nature Fresh.

Use foam to protect costly wines

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifUS brand name Jenny Craig’s delivery packaging is 30% smaller with KTM Industries Green Cell Foam insulation, which provides dietary product protection and temperature control.

DENMARK : Glamourous plastic cap dropper with low impact

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifWorking to be more environmentally friendly with a luxurious image, Virospack has launched a line of two injection caps with an injected plastic shell and inner cap assembled by friction fit, without any glue.

GERMANY: A continuous cycle for recycled plastic shampoo bottles

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifFrom materials supplied by Polifilm and Herma’s wash-offadhesive, schäfer-etiketten produced a PE label made entirely of post-consumer recycled material (PCR) from milk bottles. Even the masterbatch containing the white pigment is in PCR PE.