26 juillet 19

A new general manager for Logopak

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifLogopak Systeme, german manufacturer of logistically integrated labelling systems, labelling software, and barcode and industrial printers, appointed its new general manager. Together with Dietrich Barsch, Steffan Gold will manage the business of the globally active labelling experts from Hartenholm, near Hamburg, Germany.

23 juillet 19

Clariant Healthcare Packaging sold to Arsenal Capital Partners

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifClariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, has signed an agreement with respect to the sale of its Healthcare Packaging business to a newly-formed affiliate of Arsenal Capital Partners. The total consideration of the sale amounts to approximately CHF 308 million payable at closing, which is expected in Q4 2019.

19 juillet 19

Unilever’s brand B-Better chooses SIG carton bottle Combidome

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifB-Better®, an innovative water start-up brand from Unilever’s Future Platform, is launching a range of on-trend water beverages in SIG’s unique combidome carton bottle, offering all the advantages of an aseptic carton pack and all the benefits of a bottle shape – a perfect fit for B-Better.

18 juillet 19

Sacmi Group appointed Giulio Mengoli as new General Manager

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSince 1st of June, Giulio Mengoli has been the new General Manager of the Sacmi Group. His appointment was made official by the Board of Directors of the parent company, SACMI Imola. A native of Padua, 49 years old, Giulio Mengoli has a long international experience, having held top positions in France, the United States, Brazil, Sweden and Italy with General Electric and Tetra Pak.

17 juillet 19

Sale of Bosch Packaging Technology: CVC Capital Partners and Bosch reach an agreement

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifBosch plans to sell its packaging machinery business, based in Waiblingen, to a newly incorporated entity managed by CVC Capital Partners (CVC). The company and its Pharma and Food units will remain intact. Based in Luxemburg, CVC is a leading private equity and investment advisory firm with 24 offices in Europe, Asia, and the United States.

16 juillet 19

Sitma launches CO-Ware, a cooperative platform for managing software

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSitma Machinery, an Italian manufacturing company which specializes in designing and assembling machines, systems and turn-key solutions for the Packaging, Post-Press, DM/Transpromo and e-Logistics fields, have begun to heavily invest in expanding their know-how in the software sector.

15 juillet 19

Pretium Packaging invests in its Alabama plant

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifPretium Packaging has made a 2M$ investment in new reheat stretch polyethylene terephthalate (PET) blow molding equipment and infrastructure for its Troy, Alabama manufacturing plant. The equipment is capable of producing both cold- and hot-fill PET containers to support the growing demand from the condiment, sauce and dressing market, as well as increased supply requirements from the beverage category, including ready-to-drink teas, energy drinks, coffee, etc.

12 juillet 19

New Managing Director at Romaco North America

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSabri Demirel has just taken over as new Managing Director of Romaco North America, Romaco’s Sales & Service Center in the United States. He succeeds Charles Ravalli, who has entered his well-deserved retirement. Born in Southern Germany, Sami Demirel crossed in 2005 the Atlantic, working for 19 years in total in executive positions in sales and customer service at a leading German manufacturer of packaging technologies.

11 juillet 19

SIG launches aseptic cartons with ASI-Certified Aluminium foil

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSIG is making aseptic cartons with ASI-certified aluminium foil available to consumers for the first time in partnership with B-Better® in Belgium, a start-up brand from Unilever’s Future Platform. The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) standard is designed to enhance traceability and responsibility in the aluminium supply chain.

8 juillet 19

Rovema received the Supplier Excellence Award for Innovation

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifBestowed at Hershey’s annual Supplier Summit in mid-May, the award recognized Rovema’s efforts in support of the candy company’s initiative to introduce Doy-type Standup Pouches (SUPs) for a variety of its confectionary products.

4 juillet 19

Good results for the italian packaging machinery market

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAccording to the last 7th Ucima's National statistic survey, the Italian packaging machinery sales grow 9 times faster than Italy’s GDP. Revenue generated by packaging machinery manufacturers sees further 9.4% growth to 7.85 billion euros.

3 juillet 19

Berry Global Group confirms the acquisition of RPC Group

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifBerry Global Group announced the completion of its acquisition of RPC Group Plc (RPC) for a purchase price of approximately $ 6.5 billion, which includes approximately $ 4.3 billion of cash paid for the equity interest in RPC and $ 2.2 of net debt and estimated transaction related costs, subject to closing adjustments.

2 juillet 19

Henkel partners with Greiner Packaging to release recyclable black plastic packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifYet black plastic packaging materials pose a challenge for the recycling value chain on account of the color used in them to date, as they cannot be properly identified and sorted by the optical sensors at waste sorting facilities. But this situation is about to change.

27 juin 19

Henkel launches GLYMO-free adhesive system for sterilization of flexible packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifConsumer expectations toward food safety in packaging are rising and legislators are tightening the rules to ensure this. As a driving force in the field of laminating adhesives that enable food-safe packaging, Henkel is now introducing a new solution to the market.

26 juin 19

Pregis invests in new protective packaging innovation center

Texte Alternatif Texte AlternatifThe company has invested in a new 50,000 square foot innovation headquarters designed to help solve protective packaging challenges. The Aurora, Illinois facility is called the Pregis IQ.

25 juin 19

Schur Flexibles introduces new recyclable thermoforming VACUflex(re) EX-T film

Texte Alternatif Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifIntroduced at the IFFA 2019 Trade Fair, VACUflex(re) EX-T developed by Schur Flexibles, is a recyclable thermoforming film made of polyolefins combines excellent machinability with extremely high product protection and is equipped with an EVOH barrier.

24 juin 19

Catalent purchases Bristol-Myers Squibb Manufacturing Facility in Anagni, Italy

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe both companies announced Catalent has agreed to purchase Bristol-Myers Squibb’s oral solid, biologics, and sterile product manufacturing and packaging facility in Anagni, Italy. Through the years, the Anagni plant has served as one of the primary launch facilities for new medicines from Bristol-Myers Squibb fighting against serious diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular disease. Upon closing, Catalent will continue to manufacture Bristol-Myers Squibb’s current product portfolio at the site.

21 juin 19

Sanner celebrates its 125th anniversary and continues its growth

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe international manufacturer of pharmaceutical primary packaging and medtech products published a successful financial year with 81 million euros of sales in 2018. « Despite the saturated and highly competitive market, we were able to continue growing in Europe," says Dirk Mähr, CEO of Sanner GmbH.

20 juin 19

Gerhard Schubert’s awarded for its life’s work

Texte Alternatif Texte AlternatifTo be awarded the top prize the very first time the company took part in the “Factory of the Year” benchmark competition is indeed a special honour. True to company founder Gerhard Schubert’s philosophy, the management is taking this award as an opportunity to broadly advance the company. Emballage Digest spoke with Jörg Brenner, Chief Financial Officer, and Jens Stoll, Head of Technical Organisation at Schubert.

19 juin 19

Tekni-Plex completes acquisition of three healthcare packaging plants

Texte Alternatif Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTekni-Plex has completed the acquisition of three manufacturing facilities from Amcor’s Flexible Packaging business unit. The facilities - located in Madison and Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Ashland, Massachusetts - provide a broad portfolio of sterilizable medical device packaging substrates including coated and uncoated Tyvek®, heat-seal and cold-seal coated paper and films, medical grade laminates and die-cut lids and labels.

17 juin 19

A new sales director for Marchesini Group

Texte Alternatif Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe Marchesini Group announces the appointment of Francesco Stanzani as the new Sales Director of the Group. Graduate of high school in Bologna and specialized in Industrial Technology at the Ktema Centre in Bologna, he joined the company in 2003 as Sales Manager for TMG UK - the English branch of the Marchesini Group.

14 juin 19

Mondi imagines flexible packaging from post-consumer recycled plastic

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifMondi Group, a global leader in packaging and paper, led Project Proof, a Pioneer Project facilitated by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF). The project has created a proof-of-concept prototype flexible plastic pouch incorporating a minimum of 20% post-consumer plastic waste originating from mixed household waste. The pouch is suitable for packaging household products such as detergent.

13 juin 19

A new Chairman for Ipack Ima

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifA highly reputed business leader and representative of producer companies has been appointed by the new board of directors as Chairman of the Ipack-Ima: Valerio Soli has been named as Chairman of Ipack Ima srl, a joint venture between Ucima and Fiera Milano.

12 juin 19

Pregis to be acquired by private equity firm Warburg Pincus

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifWarburg Pincus, a leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing, has agreed to acquire Pregis LLC, a leading protective packaging materials and automated systems manufacturer, from Olympus Partners, headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, for an undisclosed amount. Pregis’ current management team, led by Kevin Baudhuin, president and chief executive officer, will continue under Warburg Pincus’ ownership.

11 juin 19

ICCA announces Officers for 2019-2020

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe International Corrugated Case Association (ICCA) Board of Directors elected officers for the 2019 - 2020 term at their last Board of Directors Meeting held at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida.

7 juin 19

Logoplaste continues its growth with a new plant in UK

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe global specialist in rigid plastic packaging solution and Tomlinsons, one of the UK’s largest family owned dairies, have announced a long term collaboration in Wrexham, UK relating to the complete sale by the latter of its bottle blow moulding production facility.

5 juin 19

Charbonneaux-Brabant invests in a new Sidel complete PET line to face a rising demand of white vinegar

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe boom of white vinegar demand in Europe more and more used as a natural cleaning product has led Charbonneaux-Brabant, a key player in the packaging of condiments and seasonings to invest in a complete PET line for their new plant of Vauvert (France) for bottling white vinegar in 1L and 1.5L formats, with a high level of flexibility required by their supply chain and distribution network.

4 juin 19

The Schubert TLM system opens the way to a full packaging flexibility

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTop-loading packaging machines (TLM) expert, Schubert provides its customers with packaging solutions extremely flexible in terms of format conversion and easy to operate to pack products of all types in trays, cartons, boxes or in flow-wrap bags.

31 mai 19

Big data for a better competitiveness

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe new Rockwell Automation FactoryTalk InnovationSuite, powered by PTC, transforms massive amounts of raw data from the factory into actionable information to improve performance.

New colour RFID label printer

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifDTM Print, international OEM and solution provider for specialty printing systems announced that the new RX500e Color RFID Label & Tag Printer from US manufacturer Primera Technology, Inc. is now available for customers in Europe, Middle East and Africa.