15 avril 19

PVC Packaging in «Le Pacte national sur les emballages plastiques»

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSince the publication of The New Plastics Economy in January 2017 until the most recent “Le Pacte National sur les Emballages Plastiques” in February 2019, PVC Packaging has been referred to as an “uncommon plastic”, being at the origin of “problematic” waste. The Ellen MacArthur Foundation perception of PVC ignores unfortunately the important contribution of PVC packaging in the European medical and food sectors.

12 avril 19

Digital packaging printing systems : Durst and Koenig & Bauer sign joint venture agreement

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifDurst, manufacturer of digital printing and production technologies, and Koenig & Bauer, a printing press manufacturer, signed a 50/50 joint venture agreement.
This operation concerns development and marketing of single-pass digital printing systems for the folding carton and corrugated fiberboard industry.
The antitrust clearance expected by the end of May.

11 avril 19

New corrugated industry CO2 footprint

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifFefco presents the new cradle-to-grave carbon impact of corrugated packaging at 538kg CO2 equivalents per tonne of product.

10 avril 19

New food contact Guidelines : Paper and Board industry helps demonstrate safety of its materials

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAll paper and board industry (manufacturing and converting sectors including the tissue industry) publish the completely rewritten voluntary ‘Food Contact Guidelines for the Compliance of Paper and Board Materials and Articles’.
We publish below the new version of Food contact Guidelines and also a video to learn more for the applications.

9 avril 19

New Optima alliance Comedco wins ICE Award 2019

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifCoatema and Optima Life Science have combined their expertise to create the Comedco machine solution. This solution received the 2019 ICE Award for “Special Film Innovations”.

8 avril 19

UV printing inks and the recent and deadly explosion in China : uninterrupted supply of inks, said Flint Group Packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifA recent and deadly explosion at Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical in China is severely impacting the global raw material supply chain, including materials used in publication and UV printing inks.

5 avril 19

SIG launches the world’s first aseptic carton packs that use foil certified to the ASI standard

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSIG will offer the world’s first aseptic carton packs that use foil certified to the ASI standard. The company is the first in the industry to enable customers to demonstrate their commitment to responsible aluminium sourcing using the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative certification.

4 avril 19

BillerudKorsnäs and Alpla to join forces to pioneer paper bottles for a sustainable future

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifPaper packaging material and solutions provider BillerudKorsnäs and plastic packaging solutions provider Alpla will form a joint venture in the Danish paper bottle company ecoXpac. They do so with the vision to develop a fully biobased and recyclable paper bottle.
The formation of the joint venture is subject to customary regulatory approvals such as merger control clearances. It is expected that the transaction is completed in Q3 2019.

3 avril 19

European Masterbatch Summit 2019

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifWith the new European Directive on plastic waste &circular economy targets, and the necessity for recyclable and sustainable plastics, the Masterbatch industry is facing changes in the near future.
All these changes and more in the industry, will be addrressed at ACI’s European Masterbatch Summit 2019 in Dusseldorf, Germany, 15th&16th May 2019.

2 avril 19

O-I announces expands presence in mexican market

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifOwens-Illinois has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Nueva FÃ brica Nacional de Vidrio, S. de R.L. de C.V. ("Nueva Fanal") from Grupo Modelo, a wholly owned affiliate of Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV.

1 avril 19

GE Healthcare teams up with Rockwell Automation

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifGE Healthcare and Rockwell Automation are combining their automation, IT and single-use solution expertise to build bioprocessing operations for the digital age.

29 mars 19

SIG : more 35 billions packs produced in 2018

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSIG, a leading systems and solutions provider for aseptic packaging, has produced more 35 billions packs in 2018.

28 mars 19

European Chemical Recycling Conference 2019

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe event will be organised by Chemical Recycling Europe (ChemRecEurope), and supported by Polymer Comply Europe (PCE) on the 4th of June 2019 in Brussels.

27 mars 19

Sun Chemical joins Ceflex to support development of a circular economy for flexible packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSun Chemical has joined Ceflex, the collaborative European consortium of companies and associations representing the entire flexible packaging value chain.

26 mars 19

Milliken : Increasing market demand boosts production capacity by 50 percent

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifIn April, Milliken & Company will begin building the largest clarifier plant in its history in Blacksburg, South Carolina. The world-class plant is due to begin operations in 2020 and will boost capacity of Milliken’s Millad® NX™ 8000 clarifier by approximately 50 percent.

25 mars 19

The project partners Nemera and Novo Nordisk

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifNemera and Novo Nordisk laid the foundation stone for the new "Hall 6 manufacturing" building of Nemera La Verpillière.
The new building will be mostly dedicated to the production of components for Novo Nordisk’s pen needles.

21 mars 19

Pharmapack success points to sizeable growth potential for global drug delivery and packaging in 2019

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifPatient-centricity, eco-friendly and smart packaging trends marked as the biggest growth drivers and innovations in 2019. Pharmapack Europe (#pharmapackeu) had welcomed a record 410 exhibiting companies and nearly 5,500 attendees from 75 countries.

20 mars 19

ICMAD and Beauty Cluster Barcelona join forces with international collaboration agreement

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifUS cosmetics trade association ICMAD (Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors) and Beauty Cluster Barcelona in Spain have signed a collaboration agreement.

19 mars 19

Corvaglia Group launches new website

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifCorvaglia launches its newly designed website with a new intuitive navigation. A highlight is the new product finder for Corvaglia’s beverage closure solutions.

18 mars 19

Smurfit Kappa wants to acquire the minority shares in Cartón de Colombia S.A.

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSmurfit Kappa Group plc, integrated manufacturers of paper based packaging products with operations in Europe and the Americas, intends, to launch a tender offer to acquire the minority shares in Cartón de Colombia S.A. ("Cartón").
The operation is subject to the approval of the Superintendencia Financiera de Colombia Cartón.

13 mars 19

Multivac : new production facility planned in China

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifIn February, Multivac signed an investment agreement to establish a new production company in Taicang in China.

12 mars 19

L’Oreal chooses the Slidissime® jar of RPC

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifL’Oreal has chosen for the new Biotherm Life Plankton™ Sensitive Balm the Slidissime® airless jar from the RPC Bramlage Diviision.

11 mars 19

Romaco at Pharmintech in Bologna

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifRomaco Promatic will take advantage of the upcoming exhibition to demonstrate its line competence when it comes to track & trace solutions including secondary packaging, identification and aggregation.
Romaco Innojet processing technologies will likewise be on show.

8 mars 19

Gerresheimer : a new plant in Skopje, North Macedonia


Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifGerresheimer AG is to build a new plant in Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia. The plant will produced plastic systems for both the pharmaceutical industry and the medical tech- nology sector as well as prefillable syringes.

7 mars 19

Pharmintech 2019: the Marchesini Group launches its AI All-Around Innovation project for industry 4.0

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe new All-in-one serialization, Tamper Evident and aggregation solution Trackpack machine will be showcased at the booth’s Marchesini Group.

6 mars 19

DS Smith sales Plastics division

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifDS Smith has reached agreement to sell the Plastics division to Olympus Partners for an enterprise value of $585 million, (approximately £450 million). The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions including regulatory approvals, with completion expected to take place in the second half of this calendar year.
DS Smith continue to see good corrugated box volume growth.

5 mars 19

Optima packaging group GmbH : in 2018, its sales +15%

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifIn 2018, the Optima packaging group GmbH from Schwäbisch Hall (Germany) boosted its sales by around 15% to more than EUR 400 million, marking a new sales record for the company.
A new division is pooling the company’s expertise in the field of digitalization.

4 mars 19

Biomass project‘s Iggesund Workington was given the Rushlight Bioenergy Award

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifIn 2013 Iggesund invested in a biomass-fired combined heat and power plant for the primary purpose of being able to run its paperboard mill on renewable energy.
Today, local farmers’ ability to sell biomass to Iggesund Paperboard’s paperboard mill at Workington will return over 1.5 million pounds annually to the local agricultural industry.
In beginning 2019, the project was given the Rushlight Bioenergy Award.

1 mars 19

European Conference : pulp, paper & packaging forecasts

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe Risi’s twenty annual European conference on March 11-13, in Vienna is on «pulp, paper & packaging forecasts».

28 février 19

At ICE Europe, Comexi will showed the the latest laminating machine

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifComexi, a global supplier of solutions for the flexible packaging sector, will show its latest trends in lamination, coating and slitting, as well as flexo and offset printing at ICE Europe 2019 from the 12th to the 14th of March.