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.

28 mai 19

Paul Wharton joins Lindal as UK Sales Director

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAerosol dispensing experts, Lindal has announced the retirement of its UK Sales Director, John Hopkins, who left his role after serving 40 years with the company, an exponential growth in sales turnover from when he joined the business and a significant development of business between Unilever and Lindal in EU and Latam.

27 mai 19

Duravant expands its global offerings with the acquisition of Motion06

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe global engineered equipment and automation solutions provider for food processing, packaging and material handling sectors, has announced the acquisition of the Austrian company Motion06, a leading manufacturer in the design, production and sale of high-performance belt conveyor technology which has prominently featured a belt curve conveyor for ecommerce, parcel distribution centers, airport baggage handling systems, and other industrial applications.

24 mai 19

EconCore presents a new thermoplastic honeycomb panel production technology

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifDuring the Plastics Extrusion World Expo (Ohio, USA) on begining of May, EconCore, has highlighted its extrusion fed technology that converts thermoplastics to technical honeycomb core structures and with in line lamination of skins produces lightweight sandwich panels with high mechanical performance at much lower weight compared to solid extruded materials.

23 mai 19

Brand Print Americas: first step of a strategic alliance between Tarsus and APTech

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTarsus Group and the Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech) have announced the launch of Brand Print Americas, a new strategic event that will take place from September 15-17 in Rosemont, IL, in place of PRINT® 2020 and in co-location with the 2020 edition of Labelexpo Americas, a major international labels and package printing trade show.

22 mai 19

The Clinton Action Technology’s plant celebrates its 50th anniversary

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe global leader in aerosol and pump dispensing system components, Action Technology’s Clinton, Illinois, celebrates its 50th anniversary. The manufacturing of its products, found in every household across the United States and in many other countries, has started in 1969, in this same location.

21 mai 19

Herma introduce a new removable adhesive making even special label materials removable

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifWith its new 42X, a new removable, UV acrylic-based adhesive, the European specialist in self-adhesive technology, offers a valuable addition to printers and label users for more freedom in their choices of self-adhesive materials.

20 mai 19

Micvac and Mondini, a partnership focused on innovative technologies

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe Swedish food tech company, Micvac, which has revolutioned the ready-meal market with a system using in-pack cooking and pasteurisation in one continuous process housed in a microwave production tunnel, has signed a cooperation agreement with the Italian company, Mondini, the world leader in tray-sealing technology insuring the delivery of fresh and healthy products to consumers.

15 mai 19

KHS reveal a new labeling series solution for cans

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifMost of the buying decisions are made directly at the point of sale, that means that the visual appearance of the products as never been such important for the brands that must create a differentiated approach and an attractive look.

3 mai 19

Sustainable packaging in Beverage industry : KHS tackles the challenge with its new FreshSafe PET® solution

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifFacing the double issue of environment goals and devising innovative packaging machinery which is of benefit to beverage producers and consumers alike, KHS Group has revealed its new breaking solution, FreshSafe PET®.

30 avril 19

New developments in glass for pharmaceutical packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe trend is towards custom-designed primary packaging.

Lipsticks : refillable solutions in their beginnings ?

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifBetween 800 and 900 millions of lipsticks are sold each year worldwide - meaning many non-recycled packaging. Beauty brands - from mass to prestige - are questioning suppliers about refillable solutions.

Tekni-Plex to acquire three Amcor manufacturing facilities

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTekni-Plex has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire three manufacturing facilities from Amcor’s Flexible Packaging business unit, located in Madison and Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Ashland, Massachusetts.

Snacking pack : finding the best ecological alternative

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSuppliers offer various solutions to make snacking packaging more recyclable.

UNITED STATES : 100% curbside recyclable transport packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifFor its shipments to specialty care patients, physician offices and pharmacies, Albertsons Companies has moved to TemperPack’s paper-based insulator ClimaCell™ to replace traditional Styrofoam® coolers.

ITALY : Awarded printing excellence on paper and film

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe European flexo have awarded Mondi’s printing excellence. ATF Flexo gave two awards to Mondi : the Gold Flexostar award in the “Printing on Paper” category for the extremely precise printing in seven colours of a dog and child image on the glossy, four-ply, pinch-bottom Dog’Croc Chien Adult bag made for Sopral.

Eco-friendly plastic from red algae

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe Chilean designer, Margarita Talep, has created a sustainable, biodegradable alternative to single-use packaging plastics using natural raw material extracted from algae, including the dyes used to color it, which are extracted from the skins of fruits and vegetables blueberries, purple cabbage, beetroot and carrot.