23 mai 17

Clariant and Huntsman to combine in merger of equals

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfThe Boards of Directors’ Clariant and Huntsman unanimously have approved a definitive agreement to combine in a merger of equals through an all-stock transaction.

22 mai 17

Pro Mach strengthens decorative labeling capabilities with acquisition of P.E. Labellers

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfPro Mach has acquired global high-speed labeling solutions provider P.E. Labellers SpA. The addition of Italy-based P.E. Labellers expands Pro Mach’s capabilities to provide high-speed decorative labeling and integrated solutions worldwide. All global subsidiaries and management teams of P.E. Labellers join the Pro Mach team.

19 mai 17

Crown opens 1st greenfield beverage can facility in US

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfCrown has opened its new beverage can manufacturing plant in Nichols, New York. The state-of-the-art plant, which marks the industry’s first greenfield facility in the United States in more than 20 years, will support the country’s growing demand for specialty beverage cans.

18 mai 17

Flextrus and AR Packaging : wide web digital printing and finishing at Mediaköket

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfThe investment in wide web digital printing and finishing is in full industrial operation at Mediaköket, a part of Flextrus and AR Packaging.

17 mai 17

Bosch opened customer solutions centre in the Netherlands

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifBosch Packaging Technology has opened its new customer solutions center for Weert, the Netherlands, during interpack 2017 to help food and non-food producers maximize the value of their operations when selecting a complete vertical system solution for their packaging operation. At the center, Bosch displays a selection of systems for the confectionery, chocolate, nuts, snacks and powder industries, while the company’s experts are also available for on-site consultation.

16 mai 17

New Eafa website brings the modern world

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifEuropean Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA) has upgraded its website to improve navigation and give it a contemporary look and feel. It takes into account the greatly enhanced content, which has been added over the last six years and aims to help users find the answers they seek quickly and easily.

15 mai 17

Pregis acquires Sharp Packaging Systems and adds bagging systems

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfPregis has acquired Sussex, Wisconsin-based Sharp Packaging Systems for an undisclosed amount.The acquisition will enable Pregis to expand its product portfolio to include a complete line of flexible packaging bagging systems and materials.

11 mai 17

Amcor implements the HP Indigo 20000 Digital Press

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfAmcor, a global flexible packaging, has installed an HP Indigo 20000 Digital Press, in its Ghent, Belgium facility, to provide digitally printed packaging on a wide range of flexible materials.

10 mai 17

Pharmaceutical film : Tekni-Plex Gallazzi granted ISO 15378:2015 certification for production facility in Italy

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTekni-Plex Gallazzi Srl. has been granted ISO 15378:2015 certification for its Tradate (VA), Italy manufacturing facility, which is part of the Tekni-Films business unit.

9 mai 17

Interpack 2017 : italy’s AMB presents its new development plan

Texte AlternatifThe Italian manufacturer of multilayer plastic film, which is mainly used in food packaging, AMB SpA present its new development plan and announce the opening of a new facility to work in tandem with its longstanding headquarters in San Daniele del Friuli.

5 mai 17

A record line-up for the start of drinktec 2017

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfIn September 2017 (11 to 15), around 1,600 exhibitors are expected to take part in the “World´s Leading Trade Fair for the Beverage and Liquid Food Industry”, taking place in Munich.
With the integration of SIMEI, the world´s leading international trade fair for winemaking and bottling technology, total hall space taken up by drinktec rises to over 150,000 square meters.

4 mai 17

Ball Partners with Unilever to deliver lighter weight aerosol packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfBall Partners and Unilever have partnered to bring a more sustainable aluminum aerosol can to the market. The new Rexona and Sure antiperspirant cans employ Ball's innovative ReAl™ technology.

3 mai 17

INCPEN response to EAC Plastic Bottle and Coffee Cup Waste Inquiry

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfINCPEN - Industry Council for research on Packaging & the Environment has submitted written evidence to parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee for its inquiry into the effects on the environment of disposable drinks packaging, focusing in particular on the impact of plastic bottles and coffee cups.

2 mai 17

Beverage can : Constellium boosts recycling capabilities with new furnace at its north american facility

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfConstellium has installed a new recycling furnace at its Muscle Shoals, Ala. facility in an effort to expand recycling capabilities in North America. The now fully operational furnace is expected to increase the total recycling output by 170 million pounds, or about 5.2 billion additional used beverage cans per year.

27 avril 17

Rafesa becomes a part of Beauty Cluster Barcelona

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfThe company specialists in distribution of packaging for perfumery and cosmetic Rafesa has become part of the Beauty Cluster Barcelona, group of companies and organizations connected to the beauty and health care.

26 avril 17

Interpack 2017 : Valmatic presents a new machine dedicated to single-dose packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfThe Italian company Valmaticy will present at the Düsseldorf trade fair an innovative solution for single-dose packaging that has been designed for those who produce directly and for contractors. the solution is suitable for a range of different sectors, including the food, cosmetic, chemical and pharmaceutical industries.

25 avril 17

Interpack 2017 : IMA Active will present its new continuous tablet coating equipment

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfIMA Active is working on the continuous process by rethinking currently known technologies in order to bring new proposals for customers to the market as quickly as possible.

24 avril 17

Scholle IPN opens flexible packaging plant in India

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfScholle IPN, a global leader in flexible packaging solutions, has opened of a new facility in Palghar, India. The 6,000 square meter facility is outfitted with 25 injection molding machines and automatic bag-making machines for manufacture of aseptic bag-in-box packaging.

21 avril 17

Interpack 2017 : Schubert will be presenting the first phase target of its emerging GRIPS world digital platform

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfSchubert will be presenting the first phase target of its emerging digital platform. It includes the data box which was developed in house and which will complement the TLM packaging machines in the future, by analysing key system data.

20 avril 17

Interpack 2017 : Jindal Films will present many solutions

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfJindal Films, a global leader in the development and manufacture of specialty films for the flexible packaging and labeling markets, will show many solutions at interpack. The company also will present these recently investissements in Europe : its new Global Technology Innovation Center in Virton (Belgium) inaugurated in March and its new metallizing capabilities at its site in Brindisi (Italy).

19 avril 17

Interpack 2017 : 1Blow will show a compact and versatile PET blow-moulding machine

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfThe french company 1Blow will present the new generation of blow moulding machines for production of PET bottles, «Green BLOW».

18 avril 17

Metpack : Conference convinces with top-class programme

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfFrom May 2 to 6 the world's leading fair Metpack at Messe Essen will set new standards for the metal packaging sector. In addition to the range offered by the over 300 exhibitors, the Metpack Conference on the second day of the fair will promote knowledge transfer and serve as a valuable networking forum.

12 avril 17

Interpack 2017 : Multisorb Technologies to showcase the Uhlmann bottle line IBC 150 with fully-integrated MultiPacket System Dispenser

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfMultisorb Technologies and Uhlmann Pac-Systeme GmbH & Co. KG will be exhibiting their bottle line IBC 150 featuring a fully-integrated Multisorb MultiPacket™ system dispenser.

French Munksjö site receives ISO 22000 Food Safety certification

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfThe Rottersac production site in France of Munksjö, a manufacturer of advanced specialty papers, has been awarded ISO 22000:2005 certification by SGS for its Food Safety Management System.

11 avril 17

Interpack 2017 : IMA Group’s latest innovations

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifOn the booth of Ima Group, visitors will discover what’s new from IMA for the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, tea, coffee and food industries. A special area will be dedicated to IMA Digital, which summarises all of the projects that represent IMA's commitment to the evolution towards the Smart Factory and Smart Products.

10 avril 17

Interpack 2017 : Schütz will be present

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfSchütz will be present with new products and will provide more information about the sustainable recycling system Ecobulk/Recobulk.

“Circular by Nature” - new Fefco campaign

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfOn the end of March, Fefco participated in a high-level forum discussing the role of packaging in the Circular Economy. The debate, organised by EURACTIV with the support of FEFCO, attracted around 80 participants from EU authorities, NGOs, industry and other EU stakeholders.

7 avril 17

Interpack 2017 : on the Bosch’s booth, 3,500 m² full of innovations

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifBosch will present many solutions for food, pharmaceutical and industry 4.0. More details on the special website Boschatinterpack.

Silgan completes acquisition of dispensing systems business

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfSilgan Holdings announced the acquisition of WestRock’s Home, Health and Beauty (HH&B) dispensing business on January 23, 2017. That acquisition was made official yesterday. From now on, the HH&B business will operate as Silgan Dispensing Systems, and while the company name will change, its priorities, products, and business structure are very much aligned with how Silgan views its businesses.

6 avril 17

interpack : Barry-Wehmiller introduces BW Packaging Solutions to Europe

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifBarry-Wehmiller is using this tagline to describe their new initiative, BW Packaging Solutions, launched recently “The names you know. The service you trust. Multiplied”.