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.

2 juin 22

Henkel Adhesive Technologies will showcase its solutions for metal packaging industry at Paris Packaging Week

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAt Paris Packaging Week on June 29-30, 2022, Henkel Adhesive Technologies' will exhibit a comprehensive range of surface treatments, coatings and sealants for the metal packaging industry.

1 juin 22

Carlyle to acquire leading global cosmetics packaging company HCP

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifGlobal investment firm, Carlyle today announced it has agreed to acquire a 100% stake in HCP Packaging, specialized in the design, development and manufacture of cosmetic packaging, from funds affiliated with Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA).

31 mai 22

Gerresheimer boosts global production capabilities in India

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifGerresheimer has significantly ramped up its glass and plastic production capacities in India. A new modern plant to produce high quality plastic containers and closures was built at the Kosamba site, and glass production received a new state-of-the-art and sustainable furnace technology.

30 mai 22

Smurfit Kappa invests over 35 million euro in first Moroccan plant

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSmurfit Kappa has announced the construction of a new packaging plant in Morocco, its first corrugated plant in the country. Located in Rabat and covering an area of 25,000 m2, it will enable Smurfit Kappa to supply innovative and sustainable packaging solutions quickly and efficiently to its local customer base. The plant will create packaging for sectors including industrial, agriculture, FMCG, automotive, pharma and ceramics and serve both local customers and multinationals based in Morocco. In a market where the demand for corrugated packaging currently exceeds supply, the new plant will play an important and strategic role.

27 mai 22

Virospack expands its offer with fully recyclable droppers with PCR materials

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifVirospack has been dedicated to reducing the carbon footprint or the production. To answer to brands and consumers more and more concerned with the environment, the company has been researching new recycled and recyclable materials. It’s the reason why its wide catalogue expands again. Virospack offers 100% recyclable droppers, produced with materials including PCR.

24 mai 22

Airnov to showcase its range of healthcare packaging solutions to Indian market

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAirnov Healthcare Packaging, a global leader in controlled atmosphere packaging, will be presenting a large portfolio of solutions available to customers in India at the upcoming Innopack Pharma Confex, scheduled to take place in Mumbai on June 9-10. At the event, the company will be showcasing a wide range of products, many of which offering sustainability gains to packaging producers.

23 mai 22

Texon to unveil new sustainable cellulose material at Packaging Première

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexon has launched a new bio-based, biodegradable, cellulose material that can be used to create premium and luxury packaging, and fashion and homeware accessories. Green by name and by nature, Texon Verde is made from sustainably sourced (FSC®) cellulose wood pulp, plant-based binders, and natural pigments, and is the perfect choice for environmentally conscious designers looking to reduce the impact of their products on the planet – without compromising quality or aesthetics.

20 mai 22

A new president for MG America

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifMG America, the U.S. subsidiary of MG2 of Bologna, Italy and a leading supplier of processing and packaging equipment, has named Claudio Radossi as its next president, effective July 1st. He succeeds company co-founder Fabio Trippodo, who is retiring after a long and successful 35-year tenure as MG America’s president. The announcement was made by the Board of Directors at MG2, the Italian parent company of MG America.

16 mai 22

TekniPlex Healthcare to showcase several drug delivery solutions at Pharmapack

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTekniPlex Healthcare will highlight a broad range of products spanning multiple healthcare areas at Pharmapack Paris. Combined, TekniPlex Healthcare – one of TekniPlex’s two major divisions – will showcase a robust range of solutions for drug delivery, including plastic single- and multi-dose containers for pharmaceutical and healthcare applications, super barrier coated PVDC PVC and Aclar® laminates for pharmaceutical blister applications, COC (cyclic olefin copolymer) coextrusions for diagnostic and pharmaceutical applications, and LDPE cleanroom bags.

13 mai 22

Walki's invests in a new printing machine in Pietarsaari

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifWalki has made a significant investment in its Pietarsaari plant by purchasing a 10-colour flexographic printing press. The new 10-colour flexographic printing press enables better and more accurate printing, which is important particularly in the highly competitive food industry.

10 mai 22

Label-less water packaging from Amcor and Danone reduces carbon footprint by 21%

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAmcor Rigid Packaging (ARP) and Danone have launched a 100% recyclable bottle for the Villavicencio water brand, made exclusively for the Argentinean market. The new label-less bottle is made from 100% recycled content and has a reduced carbon footprint of 21% compared to the previous bottle.

9 mai 22

Kurz and Scribos join expertise to develop a brand-new security label

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAt Licensing Expo, which will take place in Las Vegas from May 24 to 26, 2022, the expert for reliable and sustainable product and brand protection, Leonhard Kurz, and its subsidiary Scribos have bundled their expertise and jointly developed a brand-new security label that offers three key advantages: Reliable brand protection, convenient process management for licensors and licensees, and added value for end users.

6 mai 22

Marius Batrin promoted to President of Alliance Machine Systems International

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAlliance Machine Systems International, a global leader in the manufacturing of automated paperboard packaging equipment for the production of corrugated boxes, announced the appointment of Marius Batrin as President of the Spokane, Washington-based company. Batrin, who has served as Alliance’s Vice President of Engineering, Global Development and Innovation since 2011, replaces Mark Duchesne, who is retiring after leading the company for the past 21 years.

5 mai 22

Wittenberg solar installation extends SIG’s industry lead in renewable energy use

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSIG continues to extend its leadership in the use of renewable energy within the beverage carton industry with the installation of its largest on-site solar array to date. More than 19,000 solar panels at its production plant in Wittenberg, Germany, will provide total power capacity of up to 9.2 MWp and generate enough renewable electricity to avoid an estimated 2,500 tonnes of CO2-equivalent emissions per year.

3 mai 22

SEA Vision will showcase its new solutions at Pharmintech

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSEA Vision attends the fair Pharmintech powered by IPACK-IMA 2022 from 3rd to 6th May 2022. The company will show the latest products development about Track and Trace and Brand Protection, Vision systems, and the 4.0 software Suite yudoo.

30 avril 22

RMGroup appoints AMR/AGV specialist

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifIn a move designed to add impetus to the growth and development of their AMR/AGV offering, leading robotics and automation company, RMGroup, has recently appointed Paul Smith as product manager - mobile robotics and automation. He brings nearly 30 years of comparable experience to the role, working mainly for a leading lift truck manufacturer and managing their AGV interests.

Hinojosa records turnover of €644m in 2021

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifHinojosa Packaging Group has closed 2021 with a turnover of €644m, 49.7% higher than the previous year, when the company achieved sales of €430m.

Starbucks to phase out single-use cups in new program

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAt its 30th Annual General Meeting, Starbucks affirmed its intention to become a resource-positive company, giving back more than it takes from the planet.

UNITED KINGDOM: Biodegradable and recyclable sugar-based plastics

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifIn a study for Angew Chemie, researchers from the University of Birmingham, UK, and Duke University, USA, describe the exceptional clarity, strength and toughness of new isosorbide and isomannide-based polymers, which have superior properties to conventional thermoplastic elastomers, are biodegradable and mechanically recyclable.

FINLAND: Stora Enso strengthens its production capacities

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifStora Enso aims for full circularity in its renewable wood fiber packaging. Its Varkaus plant produces unbleached softwood pulp and high-quality brown and white containerboard for corrugated board.

28 avril 22

Variety pack: KHS presents sophisticated packaging system

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifDifferent flavors of one beverage in the same secondary packaging – this is the kind of added value the variety pack gives consumers. Thanks to a new configuration of tried-and-tested KHS machines, this increasingly popular pack can now be produced in a highly automated fashion.

27 avril 22

Digital printing: Agfa-Gevaert to acquire Inca Digital Printers

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe Agfa-Gevaert Group announced that it will acquire Inca Digital Printers, subject to meeting and obtaining customary conditions and approvals. The acquisition strengthens Agfa’s position in high-speed digital printing and brings an additional focus on packaging printing markets.