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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.

29 mai 20

Fady Gemayel becomes new FEFCO President

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifFady Gemayel, co-owner & Honorary Chairman at Gemayel Freres, a family owned corrugated cardboard company, was elected FEFCO President for a two-year term. He is succeeding Dr. Jan Klingele (Managing Partner, Klingele Papierwerke) who has been in duty for four years and will now act as FEFCO Vice-President.

25 mai 20

MG2 remote solutions to stay connected

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifCovid-19 has changed the rules and the needs. MG2 introduced a series of technological projects useful in managing situations that impose the distance between people, by always focusing on one goal: to be as closer as possible to its partners.

22 mai 20

A new high-speed, water-based inkjet system for flexible packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifScreen Graphic Solutions has finalized development of its PacJet FL830, a new high-speed, water-based inkjet system specifically designed for the flexible packaging market.

20 mai 20

Nestlé pilots reusable and refillable dispensers to reduce single-use packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifNestlé is piloting reusable and refillable dispensers for petcare and soluble coffee as part of its efforts to reduce single-use packaging. The in-store dispensers offer consumers a shopping experience that is free of single-use packaging, along with flexibility and variety of product choice. Consumers can bring reusable containers to purchase different types of Purina cat food and Nescafé soluble coffee. They can also digitally access product information that is typically found on packaging, such as ingredients, nutritional values and shelf life.

19 mai 20

FEICA appoints new Secretary General

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifKristel Ons succeds Philip Bruce as Secretary General of FEICA, the Association of the European Adhesive & Sealant Industry. FEICA’s President, Roland Albers, announces that this unanimous appointment by the FEICA Executive Board will be effective from 15 June 2020.

18 mai 20

Siegwerk and APK AG succeed at de-inking of plastic film-recyclate

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSiegwerk, provider of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, and APK AG, a specialist in the production of high-quality plastic recyclate from packaging waste, successfully completed de-inking trials of twofold printed LDPE-films. The strategic cooperation of the two companies, which started in October 2019, contributes its first ground breaking insights to facilitating the efficient recycling of flexible packaging applications.

14 mai 20

CTI invents thermochromic inks for pharmaceutical application

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAs the world’s supply chain for pharmaceutical drugs comes under increasing scrutiny for safety and quality, Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI) has introduced printable thermochromic technology that is free of Bisphenol A, F and S. The development meets the stringent regulatory standards for pharma packaging.

13 mai 20

Tekni-Plex names new vice president of market development

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTekni-Plex has announced that Michael Reed has joined the company as vice president of market development. In this newly created position, he will develop strategies and business plans to deliver solutions to customers in new markets where Tekni-Plex’s capabilities can provide unique value.
“Tekni-Plex is committed to finding mission critical solutions for the markets we serve, including specialty and food packaging. Michael will be using his significant expertise to create marketing plans for these and adjacent markets,” said Steve Penn, senior vice president of sales and marketing.

12 mai 20

E-commerce: Tosca launches reusable grocery totes

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe supplier in reusable packaging and supply chain solutions introduced its reusable grocery totes to U.S. retailers last April. The solution enables grocers to quickly implement and streamline their e-commerce operations with containers specifically designed to simplify the instore picking and delivery process.

11 mai 20

Pregis develops method to measure environmental impact of damaged products

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe manufacturer of protective packaging develops a method to measure the environmental impact of products damaged in transit. For years, Pregis has been able to help companies quantify the cost of damage to their bottom line, but now the company has taken that a step further by developing EcoGuage, a proprietary calculator that quantifies the environmental impact.

7 mai 20

PTI manufactures/donates face shields to 15 local healthcare facilities

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifPTI, a leader in plastic package design and development, has manufactured and donated 5,000 face shields to 15 healthcare facilities in Northeast Ohio.

6 mai 20

Wasdell announces investment in new packaging equipment

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifLeading pharmaceutical outsourcing partner, the Wasdell Group (Wasdell), has announced a multi-million-pound investment in new packaging equipment across its sites in the UK and Ireland.

5 mai 20

Rianta packaging systems expands its presence in the United States

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifOptima Machinery Corporation announced to be representing Rianta Packaging Systems in the United States.

4 mai 20

Glass packaging appreciated by consumers

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAs industries, businesses and politicians make strong commitments to initiatives like the European Green Deal and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, consumers all over Europe are taking more and more steps to reduce their environmental footprint – and latest figures from the glass industry show that awareness of recycling and environmental impact is increasingly driving everyday purchasing decisions.

30 avril 20

New system for tailor-made Shaped Paper Pods

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifWith the TPU paper form, fill and seal machine from Syntegon Technology, formerly Bosch Packaging Technology, and the BillerudKorsnäs 3D formable FibreForm® paper, a new solution is born. Shaped Paper Pods is a packaging system for uniquely shaped and right-sized packaging, with a tactile feeling reflecting the brand and product content. The new sustainable solution is ideal for product samples, inserts, refills, portion packs and disposable packaging, long awaited by brand owners with high environmental ambitions.

Sacmi acquires Abruzzo-based firm Velomat

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSacmi announced the purchase of Abruzzo-based Velomat, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-speed assembly machines for caps, micro-pumps and medical devices.

Robotics: DAHL Automation joins HAHN Group

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifIndustrial automation specialist HAHN Group announced the acquisition of DAHL Automation, a supplier of robotic solutions, cobots, AMR (Autonomous Mobile Robot) and AGV (Automated Guided Vehicle).

Longer trucks for cleaner roads

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifIn response to the European Union's ambitious regulation on CO2 emissions for heavy vehicles (-30% by 2030), Schütz, a supplier of container solutions such as IBCs, is studying in a pilot project the use of a mega truck to ship its IBCs to its customers.

Catalent Biologics extends its Bloomington facility

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifCatalent, the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies, development, and manufacturing solutions for drugs, biologics, cell and gene therapies, and consumer health products, announced the completion of its $14 million expansion to increase the biologics packaging capabilities and capacity at its Bloomington, Indiana facility.

Two bottles in one unit for new product combinations

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSome things come in twos — whether they are shampoo and conditioner, sun and after-sun, or shower-gel and lotion.

An eco-friendly lidding film

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifProfol's CPPeel polypropylene lidding film is an alternative to lidding films containing aluminum, metallized PET or paper/polyethylene. Its properties make food packaging easier to recycle.

UNITED STATES : All-paper retail blister packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSonoco’s EnviroSense PaperBlister is a recyclable all-paper alternative to traditional thermoformed plastic blister packaging.

GERMANY: 100% natural barrier paper with higher density

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifWith the enhanced Zanbarrier NGR (“Natural Grease Resistant”), Zanders offers the proven 100% biodegradable barrier paper for flexible food packaging now with an even higher density.

27 avril 20

Schütz is part of the BASF ‘Helping Hand’ initiative

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe corona pandemic requires the strictest hygienic measures – particularly in clinics, doctors’ surgeries and nursing homes. All around the world, disinfectant has become scarce and more supplies are urgently needed.

24 avril 20

Innovative solution to decontaminate N95 mask

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAs a global manufacturer of drug delivery, consumer product dispensing, and active packaging solutions, AptarGroup is seeking U.S FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for a solution that allows easy disenfecting of N95 filtering facepiece respirators (N95 mask), which are desperately needed by healthcare personnel due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

22 avril 20

A change in leadership at Volpak

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSince March, Alain Zijlstra has taken the lead role in Volpak, after being named as the company’s new Cief Executive Officer. Alain Zijlstra, originally from the Netherlands, boasts over 25 years of professional industrial experience globally, of which 10 years have been spent in Spain on different locations.

20 avril 20

Krones organizes a virtual trade fair stand

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe 2020 trade fair year has so far, due to the coronavirus, been characterised by postponements and cancellations. The interpack, too, has had to be rescheduled to February 2021 to protect the people involved and to slow the spread of Covid-19.

16 avril 20

Covid-19: Dura-Pack ramps up production of flexible food packaging bags and pouches

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifDura-Pack, the industry manufacturer of flexible packaging bags and equipment, has increased production capacity of flexible packaging bags and pouches as coronavirus cripples the global supply chain.