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Case study: beumer stretch hood to protect organic products

Davert GmbH specialises in organic foods and stands for the continuous further development of processing methods and careful monitoring of these products, from cultivation to packaging. And this is where BEUMER Group comes in. The finished, high quality organic products like rice, legumes and cereal products like sugar, dried fruit, nuts, oilseeds and sprouting seeds must be protected from dust ...

Esko and Scodix collaborating

Esko and Scodix announce a collaboration to include Scodix packaging enhancement applications within the Esko Studio suite including, Scodix Foil™, Scodix Embossed Foil™, Scodix Sense™ for UV embossing and Scodix Spot™ for varnish applications. Scodix presses bring digital enhancements to printed materials for both commercial print and folding carton in a post-print process including multiple premium quality applications on one ...

Krones strengthens Process Technology with acquisition in China

Krones has acquired the business operations and assets of Shanghai Xiantong Equipment Installation effective 1 September 2018. The Chinese company has been a partner and supplier to Krones in the field of process technology for many years. Krones Taicang has partnered successfully with Xiantong on the production, installation, and commissioning of process technology equipment for the past 20 years in ...

Weener Plastics’ attractive spray cap for new Nivea deodorant packaging

Weener Plastics (WP) was chosen to design, develop and manufacture the new twist-lock spray cap, including development and manufacturing of the tooling for new Nivea dedorant packaging. In the body care range, NIVEA deodorants are true classics. They are designed to meet different consumer needs, always providing superior protection. For effective application of the deodorant and anti-perspirant formulations, WP developed ...

PlasticsEurope reacts on Directive on single use plastics

As PlasticsEurope announced it supports the overarching objective of the “Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment” presented end of May by the European Commission, namely to reduce marine litter in the seas. Marine litter is a result of a combination of factors, the most ...

Craft beer market keeps growing

Sacmi will be at the USA's key brewery event to showcase its latest technological developments for labelling, inspection and filling. Taking centre-stage will be the LabelCheck-360, a precise, versatile solution for total inspection of labelled bottles In the USA beer brewing is worth over 108 billion dollars a year (of which 23.5 billion is generated by the emerging craft beer ...

Low-maintenance TURBOCLEAN ADVANCED E continues success of system family

According to Windmöller & Hölscher, more than 1,000 inking and wash-up TURBOCLEAN systems have now been integrated in central cylinder machines. In 2016, W&H supplemented the system with a new variant: TURBOCLEAN ADVANCED E with low-maintenance electric pumps and around 50 of this units have been sold since the Drupa 2016. "TURBOCLEAN optimizes the inking unit and allows the ink ...

SIG Whitepaper: Global society goes mobile

Mobility is a global megatrend that affects all social and economic spheres. It changes the way people work, think, communicate, consume and also how they eat and drink. This presents the beverage industry with new challenges – and opens up new opportunities. In a white paper, SIG shows how beverage manufacturers now can set the course with the choice of ...

DIGILINE Blister for print efficiency and cost economy

In the blister lid foil printing segment the number and duration of changeovers are becoming ever more critical cost factors – especially against the backdrop of continuously shrinking production runs. At this year's Interpack (2017) Atlantic Zeiser is addressing this issue by showcasing a cost-effective solution. DIGILINE Blister executes variable print orders reliably and to a high quality standard – ...

Thermoforming machine for production of liquid-tight containers with lid

At Chinaplas, Guangzhou, May 16 to 19, ILLIG will present for the first time the production of thermoformed liquid-tight containers with lid. The containers are manufactured on an automatic pressure forming machine, type IC-RDK 80, with a 12-up container mold out of transparent PP. ILLIG developed the „take away container“ which can be tightly closed by a lid based on ...

One of the first MIRAFLEX II shipped to New Zealand

In time for the 40 anniversary of the company New Zealand based CONVEX Plastics was one of the first to order a new MIRAFLEX II line in 2016. The new machine is equipped with 8 color decks and comes with a large repeat length of 1130mm and a press speed of 500m/min. It is scheduled to be delivered in June ...

SIG Combibloc switches to green electricity

Promote the use of renewable resources are one of SIG Combibloc’s current environmental and sustainability targets. The manufacturer noe announced that from January 2017 onwards, all SIG Combibloc sites in Europe, South America, China and the Asia-Pacific region will be supplied 100 per cent with so-called ‘green electricity’. In Europe and America, renewable electricity can be procured on the free ...

Stora Enso plans to shut down PM8

Stora Enso will start co-determination negotiations with employees at its Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden regarding a plan to reorganise the mill, including a permanent closure of paper machine (PM) 8. The planned actions would affect a maximum of 140 employees. The paper machine has an annual capacity of 100 000 tonnes of super-calendered uncoated magazine paper (SC) and it is ...

Extended Laser Coding Capabilities

Linx Printing Technologies is launching two laser coders that will open up the benefits of the technology to more companies and applications. Key benefits of the new Linx CSL range are even faster printing speeds and greater versatility, making the coders ideal for a wider variety of products, along with quicker and easier installation and set-up that help to make ...