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CleanPrint technology out of the box

Asahi presents Water-washable FlatTop plate at Fachpack

Asa­hi Pho­to­pro­ducts re­por­ted it will be ex­hi­bi­ting at the up­co­ming Fach­pack event. At the show Asa­hi will pre­sent the Eu­ro­pean de­but of its new AWPTM Clean­Flat Flat­Top out-of-the-box wa­ter-washable fle­xo pla­te with Clean­Print tech­no­lo­gy, and dis­play its full ran­ge of Clean­Print pla­tes. The com­pa­ny looks for­ward to this op­por­tu­ni­ty to ...


increasing folding-gluing line productivity

New SPEEDPACK automatic packer from BOBST

BOB­ST an­nounced the new au­to­mat­ic pack­er SPEED­PACK. The pack­er is suit­able for the EX­PERT­FOLD 145/165, EX­PERT­FOLD 170-350 and MAS­TER­FOLD 170-350 and can han­dle all types of box­es, whether cor­ru­gat­ed or litho-laminated, from straight-line, 4&6 cor­ners, to crash-lock bot­tom. Fold­ed and glued box­es are au­to­mat­i­cal­ly count­ed, stacked and band­ed per­fect­ly, de­liv­ered ...


Dr. Paul Walach becomes Managing Director of Reifenhäuser Cast Sheet Coating

Generation change at executive management level

Ef­fec­tive July 1, 2021 Dr. Paul Walach (37) be­comes Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor of Reifen­häuser Cast Sheet Coat­ing to­geth­er with Karsten Kratz. With this move, the Reifen­häuser Group busi­ness unit spe­cial­iz­ing in cast film, sheet and ex­tru­sion coat­ing lines in­tro­duces a gen­er­a­tion change at ex­ec­u­tive man­age­ment lev­el. Bernd Reifen­häuser, CEO of the ...


Gerhard Schubert GmbH strengthens its pioneering role in packaging technology during the 2020 pandemic year

Cautious leadership management during the Corona crisis is paying off

De­spite the ex­tra­or­di­nary chal­lenges the world faced dur­ing the 2020 fi­nan­cial year, pack­ag­ing ma­chine man­u­fac­tur­er Ger­hard Schu­bert GmbH post­ed a pos­i­tive busi­ness re­sult that was sig­nif­i­cant­ly bet­ter than the Coro­na-related fore­cast ad­just­ments at the be­gin­ning of the pan­dem­ic year sug­gest­ed. The Schu­bert Group achieved an in­crease in turnover of 2.5 ...


Smart paper with embedded RFID tags opens up new business opportunities

Sappi and ISBC bring together digital and paper sectors

Print­ed elec­tron­ics are de­cid­ed­ly on the move. Ra­dio-frequency iden­ti­fi­ca­tion (RFID) is no longer a niche tech­nol­o­gy. It is al­ready be­ing used to great ef­fect in many ar­eas of every­day life: in our pass­ports, ID cards and trav­el cards, clothes, li­brary books, and much more. The vast scale and in­tri­ca­cy of ...


CROWN IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CRUZCAMPO/HEINEKEN

Launch of summer campaign „Con Mucho Acento“

To bring its sum­mer cam­paign to life on its pack­ag­ing, icon­ic beer brand Cruz­cam­po, a mem­ber of the Heineken Spain fam­i­ly, turned to Crown Bev­can Eu­rope & Mid­dle East (Crown) to pro­duce a se­ries of 12 nov­el can de­signs. With a cam­paign theme of “Con Mu­cho Acen­to,” which trans­lates to ...


New Parnership with French Collection Company

OneCircle Keg recycling further growing

OneCir­cle, pro­duc­er of the KeyKeg® and the UniKeg®, an­nounced their part­ner­ship with col­lec­tion part­ner ELISE Al­sace; ex­perts in col­lect­ing and re­cy­cling all types of waste. ELISE Al­sace will be col­lect­ing used KeyKegs® through­out the Al­sace re­gion, which will lat­er be re­cy­cled to ful­fil their cir­cu­lar de­sign and re-used into new ...


Lightweight and stable

Cardboard Carriers Deliver for Oslo Brewery

The new Wave­Grip Card­board Car­ri­er from Berry Glob­al has been se­lect­ed by Oslo-based Amund­sen Brew­ery, the sec­ond largest craft brew­ery in Nor­way and one of the fastest grow­ing in the coun­try, to pro­vide a ring car­ri­er so­lu­tion for its range of beer cans. Each car­ri­er weighs just 7.95g for a ...


Drop on Demand heading standard

New inline coding solution for pharmaceutical blister packs

De­spite hav­ing long set up times, hav­ing poor leg­i­bil­i­ty and cre­at­ing oc­ca­sion­al re­work, me­chan­i­cal em­boss­ing re­mains the dom­i­nant tech­nol­o­gy for adding vari­able data on blis­ter packs. In view of the ad­verse ef­fect on both over­all equip­ment ef­fec­tive­ness (OEE) and pa­tient safe­ty, phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal com­pa­nies are ur­gent­ly look­ing for so­lu­tions. With its ...


New Dual Ovenable Paperseal® Cook Range

From plastics to fiber-based alternatives

Graph­ic Pack­ag­ing In­ter­na­tion­al (‘Graph­ic Pack­ag­ing’) has an­nounced a third ad­di­tion to its award-winning Pa­perSeal® tray range to in­clude a new dual-ovenable ver­sion, Pa­perSeal Cook, which re­duces the amount of plas­tic when com­pared to tra­di­tion­al trays – in this in­stance by up to 80 per­cent. Ri­car­do De Gen­o­va, Graph­ic Pack­ag­ing’s SVP, ...


BOBST 2021 press conference

BOBST unveils latest solutions to support its vision for the packaging industry

One year ago, BOB­ST an­nounced its vi­sion to shape the fu­ture of the pack­ag­ing world, of­fer­ing a pro­found trans­for­ma­tion of the pack­ag­ing in­dus­try. In June 2021 BOST pre­sent­ed sev­er­al new so­lu­tions to sup­port that vi­sion. “We de­vel­oped an am­bi­tious vi­sion and one year on, we are rolling out new so­lu­tions ...


Advanced Sustainability

Wastewater treatment in plastics recycling

Re­cy­cling lines for plas­tics are the cir­cu­lar econ­o­my’s lynch­pins – and as such make a vi­tal con­tri­bu­tion to­wards pro­tect­ing our nat­ur­al en­vi­ron­ment and economis­ing on valu­able re­sources. On the oth­er hand, they also con­sume re­sources, chief among them wa­ter. Which goes to show: A re­cy­cling tech­nol­o­gy’s sus­tain­abil­i­ty must not be ...


Plastics Industry Association

Ulrich Reifenhäuser inducted into the “Plastics Hall of Fame”

Ten lead­ing per­son­al­i­ties from the in­ter­na­tion­al plas­tics in­dus­try were re­cent­ly in­duct­ed into the "Plas­tics Hall of Fame" - one of them is Ul­rich Reifen­häuser (64), CSO of the Reifen­häuser Group, Chair­man of the Ex­hibitors' Ad­vi­so­ry Board of the “K” plas­tics show and Chair­man of the Plas­tics and Rub­ber Ma­chin­ery As­so­ci­a­tion ...


Expansion of PVC-free solutions

ALTANA Acquires Closure Materials Business from Henkel

AL­TANA has ac­quired Henkel's clo­sure ma­te­ri­als busi­ness. As a re­sult, the spe­cial­ty chem­i­cals group is strength­en­ing its range of PVC-free so­lu­tions for the pack­ag­ing in­dus­try in par­tic­u­lar. With­in the AL­TANA Group, the busi­ness will be in­te­grat­ed into the ACTE­GA di­vi­sion and glob­al­ly as­signed to the Met­al Pack­ag­ing So­lu­tions busi­ness line. ...


developing a high-speed production line for fiber-based bottles

Stora Enso and Pulpex partner to produce fiber-based bottles on industrial scale

Sto­ra Enso and pack­ag­ing tech­nol­o­gy com­pa­ny Pulpex join forces to in­dus­tri­al­ize the pro­duc­tion of eco-friendly pa­per bot­tles and con­tain­ers made from wood fiber pulp. The joint de­vel­op­ment agree­ment is formed ex­clu­sive­ly be­tween Sto­ra Enso and Pulpex, a pack­ag­ing tech­nol­o­gy com­pa­ny es­tab­lished by Di­a­geo (mak­ers of John­nie Walk­er, Smirnoff and Guin­ness) ...


versynta flexible filling platform

Syntegon presents innovations at ACHEMA Pulse

Ever small­er batch­es for in­di­vid­ual ther­a­peu­tic ap­proach­es, new cost-intensive bio­phar­ma­ceu­ti­cals, and the Covid-19 pan­dem­ic are cur­rent­ly chang­ing the phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal in­dus­try rapid­ly. Syn­te­gon Tech­nol­o­gy show­cas­es so­lu­tions to these chal­lenges at the vir­tu­al ACHEMA Pulse from June 15 to 16, 2021. "High­ly flex­i­ble fill­ing tech­nolo­gies with max­i­mum yield, fast prod­uct and pack­ag­ing ...


Low-shear handling of suspensions with an intermittent dispersing phase

Liquid Powder Processing

The clas­sic man­u­fac­tur­ing process for pow­ders is called Pow­der Com­paction: Dry pow­ders are com­pact­ed with a pounder to form a sol­id unit (a disc or oth­er form). Fin­ished prod­ucts are i.e. eye shad­ow or blush. But in some man­u­fac­tur­ing process­es pow­ders are for­mu­lat­ed in a liq­uid phase. This of­ten re­sults ...


BOBST DAYS 2021

BOBST opens its virtual doors for a packaging industry wide event

BOB­ST is set to de­liv­er a large pro­gram of we­bi­na­rs and live dis­cus­sions that will cov­er all as­pects of la­bel and pack­ag­ing pro­duc­tion, over four days in ear­ly June. With each day ded­i­cat­ed to one sec­tor, in­dus­try ex­perts will present what’s new and what’s im­por­tant to op­ti­mize your pro­duc­tion floor. ...


Inline digital printing is making further advances

Better individualization, brand protection, and personalization

Dig­i­tal in­line print­ing con­tin­ues to ad­dress a grow­ing num­ber of chal­lenges in com­bi­na­tion with drop-on-demand (DoD) inkjet tech­nol­o­gy. This al­lows in­di­vid­u­al­iza­tion of con­sumer goods pack­ag­ing at a very late stage, es­pe­cial­ly for small batch­es, with the abil­i­ty to add brand pro­tec­tion fea­tures ad­dress­ing prod­uct pira­cy and gray mar­ket risk. When ...


Ensure quality, production efficiency and flexibility for customer requirements

Compounds for pearlized BoPP films

The pearl­ized and white-pearlized mas­ter­batch­es of Tosaf's ZD fam­i­ly en­able man­u­fac­tur­ers of BoPP films to flex­i­bly ad­dress spe­cif­ic re­quire­ments of their cus­tomers in the pack­ag­ing and la­bel in­dus­tries. When added dur­ing pro­cess­ing they en­sure uni­form film prop­er­ties as opac­i­ty, gloss, and thick­ness, across the en­tire width, even when pro­duc­ing films ...

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