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18 septembre 19

Quadpack acquires Inotech’s technology

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifQuadpack Industries has acquired the commercial rights to the patented bi-injection blow moulding (BIBM) process of German technology company Inotech. The terms of the agreement include the joint research and development of new beauty packaging solutions using the process. Quadpack’s department of Design and Advanced Technologies will work with Inotech’s designers, led by Josef Gleixner, to fully exploit the possibilities of the BIBM technique.

17 septembre 19

Südpack’s Ecocraft Skin first launch on the market

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifLaunched during the last FachPack 2018, Ecocraf Skin developed by Südpack was chosen by the Swiss meat and sausage specialist Rapelli, using the packaging concept for its Ticino-style ‘grill snail’ sausages.

12 septembre 19

New Management for Südpack Group

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe supplier of film packaging solutions for food and medical products has appointed a new management spokesperson: as of 9th September 2019, Erik Bouts will take over from the previous spokesperson and managing partner, Johannes Remmele.

10 septembre 19

Creation of South China Beauty Expo

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe three organizers of the leading beauty exhibitions, i.e., BolognaFiere, Informa Markets and Shanghai Baiwen Exhibition Co Ltd have joined hands to host South China Beauty Expo in the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center from July 30 to August 1, 2020.

9 septembre 19

New production facility for KeyKeg/UniKeg

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifKeyKeg/UniKeg’s fifth manufacturing facility in Guadalajara, Spain is now fully operational and open for business. The additional capacity provided by the plant meets the rapidly growing demand for KeyKeg and UniKeg in the region.

5 septembre 19

Tekni-Plex purchases MMC Packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTekni-Plex has acquired automation equipment solutions manufacturer MMC Packaging Equipment which will become part of Tekni-Plex’s Tri-Seal business. Headquartered in Laval, in the Montreal metropolitan region, Québec, Canada, MMC has a three-decade long reputation as a leading automation equipment manufacturer including cap lining, slitting/folding, assembling and closing systems.

3 septembre 19

Food & beverage: KKT offers PCR PET solutions

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifPart of the Axium Group since Summer 2016, KKT GmbH, specializing in the manufacturing of plastic bottles and jars by ISBM and EBM for more than 50 years, is active on the European markets for cosmetics, food & beverage and chemicals. KKT GmbH is offering large ranges of standard products from 5ml to 5000ml and is also proposing specific developments according to customers’ requirements.

2 septembre 19

Corvaglia unveils new tethered caps for K 2019 in Düsseldorf

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe supplier will be demonstrating innovative designs for closures that are attached to bottles (known as “tethered caps”), which conform to the requirements set down in EU Directive 2019/904 on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment.

30 août 19

Milliken opens a new Singapore manufacturing facility

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe expert of plastic additives and colorants announced plans to construct a new, state-of-the-art chemical manufacturing plant and knowledge center in Asia. Expected to begin operations in Q1 2021, the facility expands Milliken’s chemical manufacturing footprint to support increasing demand across Asia, including rapidly growing markets in India and China.

29 août 19

DIC Corporation to acquire BASF’s Global Pigments Business

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifDIC Corporation, including SunChemical subsidiary company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire BASF’s global pigments business, known as BASF Colors & Effects (BCE). The acquisition will broaden DIC’s portfolio as a global manufacturer of pigments, including those for electronic displays, cosmetics, coatings, plastics, inks and specialty applications, by creating a world-class pigments supplier that offers customers an even wider range of versatile solutions.

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.

30 juin 19

The italian machine market continues its concentration

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe Marchesini Group has finalised the acquisitions of two new companies to boost the Group’s strategy of rapid expansion. The first company acquired is Axomatic in Settimo Milanese (Milan, Italy), a “Made in Italy” excellence in the packaging machinery sector, specialised in automatic equipment for the cosmetics industry, as well as pharmaceuticals and food. Alongside Dumek, already part of Marchesini (since 2017), Axomatic - thanks to thirty years of expertise and a major portfolio of multinational customers - will further contribute to consolidating the cosmetics sector of Marchesini which is essential for the Group’s growth strategy.

A new single-screw for PET food

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAt the last Victam International 2019 trade fair, Bühler has launched its new single-screw extruder PolyOne, designed to consistently deliver high product quality for the pet food and aqua feed industries.

Cobots family is growing

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTo facilitate human-robot collaboration, the new Universal Robots e-Series incorporate 17 certified security features, including customizable stopping time and stopping distance.

Inks compatible with composting

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAt the Dscoop Edge exhibition, held from 19 to 22 June in Portaventura, Spain, HP presented its HP Indigo ElectroInk inks, now compatible with the production of biodegradable printed packaging certified by the independent control body TÜV Austria, which are eligible for industrial and private composting.

Domino Digital Printing Solutions appoints new Divisional Director

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifDavid Ellen, President of Domino Digital Printing North America, has been promoted to the global position of Divisional Director of Domino's Digital Printing Solutions division. This follows the recent announcement that Robert Pulford, previously Managing Director of the division, has now taken over as CEO of Domino Printing Sciences.

Geka inaugurates a new US filling plant

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe applicators expert supplier for make-up, Geka, opened last July 1, 2019 the cutting-edge bottling plant, in Elgin (Illinois, US). The site is equiped with a clean room, temperature and humidity controls, and a laboratory for products testing.

Snacking : user-friendly packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifOn the snacking segment, marketing is King. To differenciate from competitors, brands are looking for user-friendly packaging which improve customers experience.