16 janvier 19

777 food and drink acquisitions in 2018 M&A

Texte AlternatifTexte Alternatif2018 was another record year for food and drink industry transactions, with 777 registered in the bevblog.net mergers and acquisitions database, an average of 15 each week. In packaging, 47 operations have been registered vs 54 in 2017.

15 janvier 19

Greif to acquire Caraustar Industries

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifGreif, Inc., a global company in industrial packaging products and services, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Caraustar Industries, Inc., a leading recycled paperboard and packaging solutions company, from an aliate of H.I.G. Capital, in a cash transaction valued at $1.8 billion.
The transaction is expected to close during the first quarter of calendar year 2019, subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory clearances.

14 janvier 19

PCD 2019 : Capardoni & C sol presents a full packaging range ecogreen range

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe group Andritz has supplied fiberline process technology and equipment to their Iggesund mill, Sweden. Start-up is Capardoni & C srl who will be present at PCD Exhition has developed a complete range of bottles, jars, closures and flip-top caps made with materials from plant and renewable sources and post consumer recycled-PCR.

11 janvier 19

Koehler and Heinzel announce partnership for flexible Packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifKoehler Paper Group who has invested last year a new paper machine capable of producing papers for flexible packaging, has acquired Wilfried Heinzel AG, known as heinzelsales, as an experienced and extremely qualified partner to market the papers for flexible packaging in France, Spain, and Portugal.
Paper for flexible packaging is environmentally friendly and recyclable , said Koehler.

10 janvier 19

Flexible Packaging Market in India 2017

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe latest market research report publied by Market Research Explore and titled Flexible Packaging Market in India 2017 highlights the overall growth potential of the domestic flexible packaging market. Consumer packaging mainly consists of rigid packaging (~72%) and flexible packaging (28%).
This report gives a clear understanding of the flexible packaging industry in India and market dynamics Understand the current and future growth potential of the Indian packaging industry in India till FY 2022 and plan strategies to gain from it Strategize marketing, and other business plans by understanding factors influencing growth.

9 janvier 19

Storopack and Opitz join forces

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifStoropack will be working with Opitz Packaging Systems GmbH to offer automated, efficient processes in packaging logistics.

8 janvier 19

Andritz to supply process technology for fiberline modernization to Iggesund Paperboard

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe group Andritz has supplied fiberline process technology and equipment to their Iggesund mill, Sweden. Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2019.

7 janvier 19

Dow Europe and Sabic at 4th annual edition of European Food & Beverage Plastic Packaging Summit

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe 4th annual edition of ACI’s European Food & Beverage Plastic Packaging Summit on 27th & 28th February 2019 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands will focus on the industry’s increasing challenge for innovation toward a sustainable future.

4 janvier 19

Stora Enso divests Swedish packaging manufacturer June Emballage

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifStora Enso has divested 100% of the shares of its Swedish subsidiary June Emballage AB to its current management team. June Emballage is a manufacturer specialized in small-batch custom-made transport packaging in corrugated board.

3 janvier 19

R+E Automation Technology GmbH at Pharmapack in Paris

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifR+E Automation Technology GmbH will exhibit at Pharmapack in Paris. The company is located in Fellbach, near Stuttgart, and is one of the newest members of the Schwäbisch Hall-based Optima Group.

21 décembre 18

Marchesini Group acquires two companies

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe Marchesini Group announces an increase of 12% in turnover for 2018 and the acquisition of two new companies : CMP PHAR.MA S.r.l. and Proteo Engineering.

20 décembre 18

Italian packaging machinery continues its growth

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

19 décembre 18

Food packaging : Scheufelen increases its capital base to scale up fresh-fiber based grass paper production

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifWith proven paper innovations, the Scheufelen paper company’s latest grass paper product line is based on papers comprised of 50% fresh fibers from perennial fibers, such as sun dried grass.

18 décembre 18

Beer Corona launches plastic-free six pack rings

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe beer Corona will pilot plastic-free six pack rings in select markets as part of the brand’s commitment with Parley for the Oceans to lead the industry with eco-friendly packaging.
Both Corona and Parley have a shared mission to help protect the world’s oceans and beaches from marine plastic pollution. The partnership began with a commitment to protect 100 islands by 2020 and expands to include the pursuit of scalable innovation that can change the status quo.

17 décembre 18

PPC Flexible Packaging : acquisition of Temkin International

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifPPC Flexible Packaging, LLC, a provider of custom flexible packaging for specialty food and healthcare markets, owned by management and Morgan Stanley Capital Partners, has acquired Payson, Utah–based Temkin International.

14 décembre 18

Nyquist Systems and BST eltromat sell the 1000th print inspection system

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifBST eltromat International, a manufacturer of quality assurance systems for web-processing industries, and cooperation partner Nyquist Systems, manufacturer of the TubeScan portfolio for 100% inspection and web monitoring for the narrow web market, had produced the 1000th TubeScan in Landsberg am Lech.

13 décembre 18

At Pharmapack, Future-oriented packaging concepts from Sanner Logo du salon 2019

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSanner will showcase a range of packaging solutions, from desiccant and customized packaging to smart packaging solutions,

12 décembre 18

Ampack Technikum opens its doors

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAmpack GmbH, Centre of Competence at Bosch Packaging Technology for aseptic filling has opened officially its first technical research, development and testing center for filling and sealing liquid and viscous products in Koenigsbrunn, Germany.

11 décembre 18

Sanders : aquisition effective on 1 December, production is ensured

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifGroup around Terje Haglund acquires location in Bergisch Gladbach with new "Zanders-Paper GmbH". Zanders will continue to produce high quality specialty papers and boards in the future.

10 décembre 18

Catalent invests $14 million to expand biologics packaging capabilities in Indiana site

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifCatalent Pharma Solutions, the global provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products, is investing nearly $14 million to expand biologics packaging capabilities and capacity at its Bloomington, Indiana, biologics manufacturing facility.

7 décembre 18

Plastics Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda published

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifEuPC and 4 other partners jointly published the "Plastics Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda in a Circular Economy". This report presents a shared vision and demonstrates how collaboration within the plastic value chain will be a driving force for change.

6 décembre 18

Sabic signs with Plastic Energy for supply of recycled plastic

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSabic, a global leader in the chemical industry, has signed a memorandum of understanding with UK-based Plastic Energy Ltd., a pioneer in chemical plastics recycling, for the supply of feedstock to support Sabic’s petrochemical operations in Europe.

5 décembre 18

Cosmetic manufacturers investing in packaging innovation

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifHectic daily routines, rising popularity of social media platforms and increasing peer pressure to look ‘perfect’ all the time among a sizeable proportion of Generation Y and Generation Z across emerging countries, are driving the demand for high performance ‘photo-ready’ make-up in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.
As a result, manufacturers are capitalizing on this trend and offering fashion-forward cosmetic products in novel packaging formats to stand out from the competitors, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

4 décembre 18

Chanel invests in the Finnish start-up Sulapac

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe French luxury house Chanel has decided to shoulder the development of the Finnish start-up Sulapac, thus becoming its first investor coming from the cosmetic industry.
The company has developed an innovative material which responds to consumers' growing desire to find environmentally friendly products or packaging.

3 décembre 18

Design for recycling guidelines for PET trays published

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifPetcore Europe and Plastics Recyclers Europe published Design for Recycling Guidelines for PET thermoformed trays "clear transparent to be recycled even in food applications”.
Emballage Digest published these guidelines.
PET is the polymer champion in circularity and PET trays are already great performers in terms of use of recyclates; in the EU market, PET-based trays contain on average around 55% of recycled plastics but this is just the first step already achieved towards circularity.

27 novembre 18

Linx launches returnable bottle ink to enable reuse of glass bottles

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifCoding and marking specialist Linx Printing Technologies has launched its new returnable Linx Black bottling ink 1068 to enable the reuse of glass bottles used in the drinks industry.

26 novembre 18

European aluminium foil deliveries power ahead on all fronts

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe third quarter of 2018 saw demand for Europe’s aluminium foil surge to record levels, and well ahead of the same period in 2017. This was principally led by a continued spectacular performance in overseas markets.

23 novembre 18

Constantia Flexibles commits to fight pollution

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifConstantia Flexibles had signed the Global Commitment to eliminate plastic pollution, and proposes a mono PE laminate EcoLam. Its OPE/PE structure is fully recycle-ready.

22 novembre 18

Rovema extends production

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe construction of the new assembly hall, measuring 3.300 m², has started, said Rovema. As of June 2019 the final assembly of the packaging machines and –lines will take place in the new building at Rovema’s headquarter in Fernwald, Germany.

21 novembre 18

Tetra Pak and Veolia partner to get all beverage carton components recycled including polymer and aluminium

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTetra Pak has joined forces with Veolia in a game-changing partnership that will enable all components of used beverage cartons collected within the European Union to be recycled by 2025.