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6 juillet 20

Masks: Marchesini Group and the University of Bologna collaborate to create a super filtering material

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifA unique sector prototype enables the production of filtration materials for face masks with greater protection against viruses and bacteria compared to materials currently in use. The technology was created by a multidisciplinary research group at Bologna University in collaboration with Marchesini Group.

3 juillet 20

BASF unveils new Application for trinamiX Near-IR Spectroscopy Solutions

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatiftrinamiX GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of BASF, has developed a new application for its mobile Near-Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy Solutions related to plastic sorting and recycling. Using trinamiX technology, the diverse compositions of different plastics can now be precisely determined and thus distinguished via the simple use of a portable handheld device that combines trinamiX data analysis with a mobile app. As such, recycling and recyclability are improved, paying off for both the environment and businesses alike.

1 juillet 20

Stevanato Group planned investments in a new industrial plan

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifItaly-based Stevanato Group, a leading producer of pharmaceutical glass containers and integrated provider of drug delivery systems, continued its growth in 2019, recording a positive trend on key financial indicators. Indeed, the Group's consolidated revenues reached € 570.3 million, an increase of +10.9% compared to 2018.

26 juin 20

KM Packaging unveils a new mono material lidding film

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifGlobal flexible packaging and lidding films supplier KM Packaging is meeting the demand for mono-material food packaging with mono polymer structure lidding films. KM Packaging offer mono polymer lidding films for all food tray types including PP, Alufoil, CPET and APET.

25 juin 20

IPACK IMA rescheduled to 2022

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTo give voice to their customer needs and reach out companies’ requirements, IPACK-IMA is rescheduled from May 3rd to 6th, 2022. “The decision to reschedule our event, IPACK-IMA, was not easy, comments Rossano Bozzi, CEO of Ipack Ima srl, but after careful evaluations and insights we preferred to give priority to the needs of our exhibitors and visitors who are currently engaged, and we expect they are still for many months, in the management of a very tricky period”. IPACK IMA will be held at the same time as ALL4PRINT and INTRALOGISTICA ITALIA.

24 juin 20

Pregis launches new custom void-fill solutions

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifPregis is expanding its customer experience portfolio with Inspyre™ paper. This custom branded tissue paper is dispensed from the Easypack Quantum™ on-demand, void-fill system. By using an automated packaging system that dispenses paper directly into the box, Inspyre paper offers the high throughput required by operations while delivering the branded unboxing experiences sought after by marketing.

23 juin 20

The winner of the 2020 Adhesion Innovation Award announced

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifFor the 2020 edition of the biannual Award for Innovative Adhesion Science, organized by FEICA (Association of the European Adhesive and Sealant Industry) and EURADH (European adhesion societies), ten candidates submitted inspirational papers in innovative adhesion science.

22 juin 20

Matteo Gentili named chairman designate of Ucima

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifFollowing consultations with member companies, the Designation Committee of Ucima (Italian Automatic Packaging Machinery Manufacturers’ Union) has opted for an arrangement in which two business leaders will take turns as Chairman during the four-year period 2020-2024. Matteo Gentili, Chairman of TMC (Tissue Machinery Company), has been designated as the new Chairman for the two-year period 2020-2022. He will be succeeded by Riccardo Cavanna, CEO of Cavanna Packaging Group, for the two-year period 2022-2024.

19 juin 20

Pollards’ Box highlights whisky’s regal roots

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe new Treasured Blend is the first 25-year-old expression in the Royal Salute portfolio. Created by Master Blender Sandy Hyslop, it has been inspired by the Crown Jewels of England, bringing together precious and powerful whiskies first laid down a quarter of a century ago, and today fit for modern royalty.

16 juin 20

Quadpack opens new office in Japan

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifInternational beauty packaging manufacturer and provider Quadpack has started operating in Japan, with the opening of a commercial office. With a strong presence in the Asia-Pacific region, with facilities in Australia, mainland China and Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea, the company lands in Japan with high expectations for one of the most promising markets in the beauty packaging industry.

15 juin 20

Domo to stop and close BOPA production at Leuna plant

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifDomo Chemicals, a leading producer of high-quality engineering materials for a diverse range of markets, has announced plans to stop and close its third line of Biaxally Oriented PA films (BOPA) from Domo in Leuna (Germany), effective from August 2020.

10 juin 20

The new RI20 palletizer from FlexLink simplifies complex processes

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe RI20 palletizer developed by Flexlink is suitable for palletizing closed boxes within fast-moving consumer goods industries. The unit includes enhanced safety features that allow a safe coexistence between the robot and operators on the production floor.

8 juin 20

SIG opens state-of-the-art AutoStore warehouse for spare parts

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSIG’s newly built, state-of-the-art and fully automated AutoStore® spare parts warehouse for SIG filling machines, implemented by Hörmann Logistik, has now been put into operation and ensures that its customers receive highly efficient supplies. Located at the company’s machine assembly site in Linnich, Germany, the new AutoStore warehouse plays an integral part in SIG’s global spare parts management.

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.

31 mai 20

A support campaign for the printing and converting field

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAcimga, the Italian manufacturers association of machinery for the graphic, converting and paper industry, launches the campaign “Not close, but still together”, to support those industries during Covid-19 pandemic.

Robotic palletization: what’s new?

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe transition from manual to robotic palletizing – in addition to reducing the occurrence of MSDs – allows costs to be reduced at the end of the line on low-speed lines.

A new certified compostable cling film for fresh-food packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifBASF and Fabbri Group have developed a sustainable solution for cling film used in fresh-food packaging: Based on BASF’s certified compostable ecovio®, Fabbri Group produces the highly transparent stretch film Nature Fresh.

Use foam to protect costly wines

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifUS brand name Jenny Craig’s delivery packaging is 30% smaller with KTM Industries Green Cell Foam insulation, which provides dietary product protection and temperature control.

DENMARK : Glamourous plastic cap dropper with low impact

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifWorking to be more environmentally friendly with a luxurious image, Virospack has launched a line of two injection caps with an injected plastic shell and inner cap assembled by friction fit, without any glue.

GERMANY: A continuous cycle for recycled plastic shampoo bottles

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifFrom materials supplied by Polifilm and Herma’s wash-offadhesive, schäfer-etiketten produced a PE label made entirely of post-consumer recycled material (PCR) from milk bottles. Even the masterbatch containing the white pigment is in PCR PE.

Mono-material barrier tubes designed for recyclability

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifHoffmann Neopac, a global provider of high-quality packaging for a broad array of industries and applications, has announced its latest sustainability initiative: developing mono-material barrier tubes that provide exemplary protection for cosmetics, food and pharma products while being compatible with existing recycling processes.

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.