26 septembre 22

Essentra Tapes unveils a new sheet-fed applicator technology

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifEssentra Tapes, a market leader in the production of packaging tape solutions that open, close, inform, and protect, expanded its ability to serve the paper and board industry with the launch of its new SF-AS DH1 sheet fed applicator. The brand-new tape applicator system was developed by Essentra Tapes’ in-house team of experts and facilitates efficient tape application in the sheet-fed manufacturing process.

23 septembre 22

Walki starts as a distributor and converter for Paptic® materials

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifPaptic and Walki Group have announced their strategic distribution and converting partnership today. Walki is the first exclusive distributor for the Paptic® materials. This agreement iterates companies’ willingness to drive growth and build stronger relationships with customers globally. Walki and Paptic share a strong sustainability mindset, which served as the basis of the collaboration.

21 septembre 22

Mondi invests in new R&D centre at Mondi Steinfeld

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifMondi is investing around €5 million in a new research and development (R&D) facility at Mondi Steinfeld, in Germany. This investment will support customers by helping them to develop solutions that achieve their sustainability goals.

20 septembre 22

Scodix and Müller Korea form packaging-focused partnership

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifScodix, provider of digital embellishment solutions for the graphic arts industry, announced the signing of a new partnership agreement with Müller Korea, facilitating Müller’s distribution of Scodix solutions in South Korea. Founded in 2019, Müller Korea is a dynamic distributor of Muller Martini, Kolbus, Prati, MBO group, Bograma and mps.

14 septembre 22

Milliken launches production at world-class clarifier plant

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe recent launch of production at Milliken & Company’s impressive, new clarifier plant in Blacksburg, South Carolina, will enhance access to the Millad® NX® 8000 additive for customers worldwide. This facility will enable Milliken, a global manufacturer of plastic additives and colorants, to meet increasing demand for these products well into the future.

13 septembre 22

technotrans presents innovative thermal management solutions for the plastics industry

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe specialist for thermal management solutions technotrans will present at k Trade Fair 2022 innovative products for the plastics processing industry. Among these products is a series of highly efficient refrigeration units with frequency-controlled rotary screw compressors, which will be showcased for the very first time as well as an AI-based process data monitoring system.

12 septembre 22

Partnership between Gerresheimer and Stevanato for a ready-to-use vial platform

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifGerresheimer, a leading global provider of healthcare & beauty and drug delivery systems for pharma, biotech and cosmetics and Stevanato Group, a global provider of drug containment, drug delivery and diagnostic solutions to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and life sciences industries announce that they have jointly developed a high-end Ready-To-Use (RTU) solution platform with an initial focus on vials, based on Stevanato Group's market-leading EZ-fill® technology.

8 septembre 22

Rigid plastics to drive Japan packaging market according GlobalData

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe Japanese packaging market is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.5% from 171.7 billion units in 2021 to 185.1 billion units in 2026. Rigid plastics, which accounted for the maximum share of 33.1% in 2021, will continue to dominate through the forecast period, according to GlobalData. Its latest report* reveals that flexible packaging and rigid metal accounted for shares of 23.3% and 21.5%, respectively, in 2021.

5 septembre 22

PX Group awarded O&M contract by Renew ELP at world’s first commercial scale plastic recycling plant

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifPX Group, the owner of Saltend Chemicals Park and operator of several critical energy infrastructure sites in the UK and Europe, has been awarded a 10-year Operations & Maintenance (O&M) contract by ReNew ELP at the world’s first commercial scale plastic recycling plant.

2 septembre 22

Aptar Pharma acquires Metaphase Design Group

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAptar Pharma, a global leader in drug delivery and active material science solutions and services, announced that it has acquired Metaphase Design Group, Inc., a leader in applying the science of human factors engineering and ergonomics to product design. The acquisition expands Aptar Pharma’s portfolio of services as well as the business’s ability to become a single source provider to its pharmaceutical and biotech customers throughout their drug development journey.

30 août 22

Leonhard Kurz and Scribos present the digital product passport

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAt Fachpack 2022, Leonhard Kurz will be presenting a special highlight, which was created in cooperation with its subsidiaries Scribos and Kurz Digital Solutions: The Digital Product Passport. It contains all details about the respective product, such as environmental indicators (CO2 balance, resources consumed, recyclability), and also information on product quality, production conditions, repair options, and spare parts.

29 août 22

Coveris will showcase new plastic and paper-based packaging at FachPack 2022

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifCoveris Group will be introducing a new range of sustainable innovations supporting its industry-leading No Waste vision at FachPack 2022. Targeting shelf-life extension and packaging waste reduction, Coveris will showcase a comprehensive range of both plastic and paper-based solutions that meet these criteria.

26 août 22

KM Packaging appoints Frances Busby as Managing Director

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifGlobal flexible packaging and lidding films supplier KM Packaging announced the appointment of Frances Busby in the role of Managing Director. Former MD Charles Smithson said: "Frances and KM have shared values of trust, ownership, passion, and innovation. And during her very successful career, Frances has accumulated immense experience in highly customer-focused businesses.”

25 août 22

Constantia Flexibles to acquire FFP Packaging Solutions

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifConstantia Flexibles has signed an agreement to acquire 100 % of FFP Packaging Solutions, a leading player for sustainable, flexible packaging in the consumer market from Northampton, UK. The acquisition earns Constantia Flexibles the first consumer plant in the UK and is an addition to its portfolio.

25 juillet 22

Sabic launches blockchain pilot project with several partners

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSabic has launched a pilot project with technology company Finboot, advanced recycling pioneer Plastic Energy, and packaging specialist Intraplás to investigate the possibilities of blockchain technology in supporting end-to-end digital traceability of circular feedstock in customer products.

19 juillet 22

Achema 2022: Syntegon showcases innovative solutions for processing liquid pharmaceuticals

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAt this year’s Achema in Frankfurt, Syntegon will present new solutions for the filling of liquid pharmaceuticals, promoting the Versynta FFP (Flexible Filling Platform). With the new, modular FFP, the company offers an individually configurable machine for aseptic small batch filling, including high potent and BSL (Bio-Safety Level) pharmaceuticals.

18 juillet 22

CCL Label develops a PET recycling label innovation

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifCCL Label, the world’s largest converter of pressure sensitive and extruded film materials for decorative, functional and information labels, has unveiled a new generation of their EcoStream® labels that support the recycling of PET bottles at a very high-quality level. They are made from floating low-density polyolefin material that separates very easily from the heavier PET flakes in the sink/float process step at the sorter and recycler – which results in the yield of clean PET flakes that can be recycled back into new bottles, closing the loop.

13 juillet 22

H.B. Fuller Partners with Enimac to strengthen e-commerce packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifH.B. Fuller Company announced that it has entered a strategic partnership in North America with Enimac, an international tape application equipment manufacturer that serves over 100 customers in more than 30 countries. The agreement brings together specialists from both companies, who effectively combine their market and application expertise with advanced knowledge on pressure-sensitive adhesive tapes to support the growing e-commerce packaging industry.

11 juillet 22

Luxury closures: Guala Closures acquires Labrenta

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifGuala Closures – a global leading producer of closures for spirits, wines, beverages and oil bottles – announces that it has reached an agreement to acquire Labrenta. The acquisition will strengthen Guala Closure’s presence in the luxury segment. Labrenta's current shareholders (Gianni and Amerigo Tagliapietra – CEO and VP Business Development, respectively) will reinvest in Guala Closures and will take on important managerial roles with regards to the group’s luxury closures segment.

6 juillet 22

Andritz acquires Bonetti Group in Italy

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifInternational technology group Andritz has signed an agreement to acquire the Bonetti Group, headquartered in Milan, Italy. Closing of the transaction took place on June 30, 2022. Established in 1923, Bonetti is a global manufacturer and supplier of doctor, creping and coater blades, as well as blade holders, and also provides services for paper machines.

5 juillet 22

Reusable bottle from Berry provides an on-the-go solution

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifBerry PET Power is introducing a reusable drinking bottle to meet growing demand for a convenient on-the-go drinking solution that offers an alternative to single-use bottles.
The new Vita Round 500ml is produced in high quality Tritan™, a special copolyester that combines the highest clarity, equivalent to glass, with being almost unbreakable.

27 juin 22

Mayr-Melnhof Group acquires Essentra Packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifMayr-Melnhof Group (MM) has agreed to acquire Essentra Packaging (100% of the shares in ESNT Packaging & Securing Solutions Limited (UK) and its affiliated companies, as well as 100% of the shares in Essentra Packaging US Inc (US)) from Essentra plc (UK) for a cash and debt free consideration of currently approx. 365m€.

22 juin 22

Mondi tested PP pouches sortability with NTCP

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifMondi has carried out a series of tests to prove its mono-material polypropylene (PP) pouches and rollstock material can be sorted into their appropriate recycling streams.
Implemented in collaboration with the National Test Centre Circular Plastics (NTCP) in the Netherlands, these tests, simulating realistic packaging waste management conditions, were designed to determine the sortability of Mondi’s recyclable mono PP packaging.

21 juin 22

BellaGiada promotes new sustainable materials at Paris Packaging Week 2022

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAlongside a range of highly creative luxury packaging solutions, produced specifically by BellaGiada for leading drinks and beauty brands, the company will be showcasing at next Paris Expo Porte de Versailles their new sustainable natural materials for all applications. Included in this offering will be the launch of a 100% recycled and certified leather, known as ‘reborn’ - a material that has never before been seen in packaging.

17 juin 22

RMGroup’s integrated bag filling and palletising system for Long Rake Spar

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifLeading process and packaging specialist, RMGroup, has recently installed a fully integrated bag filling and palletising system for specialist decorative aggregates supplier, Long Rake Spar. The solution, which is capable of producing up to 40 bags a minute and over 2200 pallets of bagged aggregate a week, further endorses RMGroup’s position as a leading single source supplier, delivering robust and affordable systems to meet sizeable production demands.

13 juin 22

Asahi Photoproducts appoints a new International Sales Manager

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAsahi Photoproducts, expert in flexographic photopolymer plate development, announced that Emmanuel Mougenot is joining the company as International Sales Manager, responsible for managing sales and distributor resources in Benelux, France, Spain, and other countries to be determined moving forward.

10 juin 22

Aranow inaugurates a new headquarter and increases production capacity by 80%

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAranow, company specialising in the manufacture of single-dose packaging machinery, strengthens their expansion plans with the launch of its new corporate image and the inauguration of a 4,100m2 production centre located in Polinyà (25 km from Barcelona).

9 juin 22

Mondi and EW Technology launch a new machine for paper pallet wrapping

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifMondi has collaborated with Austrian mechanical engineering company EW Technology to launch a new machine for paper pallet wrapping that is more efficient and sustainable on small-to-medium production lines. The two companies worked together to design the innovative machine, which fills a gap Mondi identified in the pallet wrapping market. Offering two settings, the machine can be fully automated to wrap up to 60 pallets every hour or semi-automated to wrap 10-15 pallets per hour.

8 juin 22

V-Shapes formalizes strategic partnership with New Quantum Holdings

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifV-Shapes announced that it has formalized a strategic partnership relationship with Singapore-based New Quantum Holdings to expand its presence in Asia who, together with affiliated company Sustainable Green Solutions (SGSPL), will be V-Shapes marketing representative with offices in China, ASEAN, South Korea, and the Middle East.

7 juin 22

SIG completes acquisition of Scholle IPN

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSIG today announces the successful completion of its acquisition of Scholle IPN. The business will be fully consolidated from 1 June 2022. Scholle IPN is a leading innovator of sustainable packaging systems and solutions for food and beverages, with retail, institutional and industrial customers, as bag-in-box and spouted pouches. In the twelve months ended 31 December 2021, Scholle IPN generated revenue of approximately €474 million and adjusted EBITDA of approximately €90 million.