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Informations from the Packaging Industry

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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


safe and robust bottles in numerous designs, shapes and colors

BASF expanded its Ultrason® P portfolio

BASF has now ex­pand­ed its Ul­tra­son® P port­fo­lio so that it can be used to man­u­fac­ture high-quality bot­tles by all three pro­cess­ing meth­ods that are stan­dard in the in­dus­try. The two polyphenyl­sul­phone (PPSU) grades Ul­tra­son® P 2010 and P 3010 can be used in in­jec­tion stretch blow mold­ing, ex­tru­sion blow ...


Enhanced UX and new exhibitors in Zone 1

Printing Expo Announces the Opening of Zone 2

Fol­low­ing a surge in in­ter­est from both vis­i­tors and ex­hibitors, Print­ing Expo has an­nounced the open­ing of Zone 2 of their on­line ex­hi­bi­tion which in­cludes the Xeikon Wall Dec­o­ra­tion Show­room and the Trade As­so­ci­a­tion Hub. They have also an­nounced new ex­hibitors for Zone 1. With over 21,000 vis­i­tors to date ...


Flexo press cleaning

New biodegradable product range

Flint Group Im­age Trans­fer Tech­nolo­gies in­tro­duces En­vi­roflex, a com­plete suite of biodegrad­able prod­ucts for su­pe­ri­or clean­ing of flexo press­es, anilox rollers and ro­togravure cylin­ders, flexo plates and flex­o­graph­ic print­ing fa­cil­i­ties. The En­vi­roflex biodegrad­able prod­uct range has been de­vel­oped to de­liv­er not only a safe work en­vi­ron­ment whilst per­form­ing dai­ly main­te­nance ...


Water-based gravure printing: working together for a sustainable future

Collaboration of BOBST and Siegwerk on Water-Based Ink Systems

High sol­vent use in gravure print­ing is per­haps the biggest hur­dle to over­come in or­der for this sound tech­nol­o­gy to main­tain its strong po­si­tion longer term. With in­creased gov­ern­ment reg­u­la­tion glob­al­ly and pub­lic opin­ion fa­vor­ing new green­er tech­nolo­gies, the fu­ture op­por­tu­ni­ties for gravure are des­tined to be cou­pled with more ...


bio-based feedstock

Sustainable hot melt adhesives from Dow and Henkel

Dow Pack­ag­ing and Spe­cial­ty Plas­tics, a busi­ness di­vi­sion of Dow, an­nounces the ex­pan­sion of its high-performance AFFIN­I­TY™ GA poly­olefin elas­tomers (POE) with the launch of bio-based AFFIN­I­TY™ RE. This so­lu­tion has en­abled Dow cus­tomer Henkel’s Tech­nomelt SUPRA ECO line to achieve an­oth­er mile­stone in both com­pa­nies’ sus­tain­abil­i­ty goals. Cli­mate change ...

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