VERPACKEN-AKTUELL

Informations from the Packaging Industry

Financial changes

Public tender offer for Bobst Group SA by its largest shareholder, JBF Finance SA

JBF Fi­nance SA, Buchillon, Switzer­land (“JBF”) has an­nounced a pub­lic ten­der of­fer for all pub­licly held shares of Bob­st Group SA. JBF is Bob­st Group’s largest share­hold­er and al­ready holds ap­prox­i­mate­ly 53% of the shares and vot­ing rights in the com­pa­ny. JBF has an­nounced that it will pay CHF 78.- ...


Innovia Films is focused on producing new BOPP flexible films

Better environmental care with BOPP films

In­novia Films is fo­cused on pro­duc­ing new BOPP flex­i­ble films that aid the re­duc­tion of the car­bon foot­print of pack­ag­ing, while pro­vid­ing tech­ni­cal per­for­mance, sim­pli­fy­ing struc­tures, and main­tain­ing full re­cy­cla­bil­i­ty. At Fach­pack, In­novia will be pre­sent­ing ex­am­ples of their so­lu­tions to: Stephen Langstaff, Busi­ness De­vel­op­ment Man­ag­er, Pack­ag­ing at In­novia Films ...


3-piece-polypropylene-pack

At-home refill pack with minimized environmental footprint

Ween­er Plas­tics (WP) is tak­ing its Re­duce, Reuse, Re­cy­cle prin­ci­ples to a high­er lev­el by com­bin­ing them to fa­cil­i­tate new prod­uct de­vel­op­ments, and even com­plete­ly re­think­ing pack­ag­ing con­cepts. In re­sponse to lat­est mar­ket trends, WP has de­vel­oped a small, handy re­fill pack for con­cen­trat­ed for­mu­las. This can be used at ...


Replacing plastic films and laminates

Mondi’s FunctionalBarrier Paper wins Gold at DOW Packaging Innovation Awards

Mon­di and French Les Crudettes - LSDH Group's Veg­etable Di­vi­sion were recog­nised as Gold win­ner at this year´s Pack­ag­ing In­no­va­tion Awards by DOW for us­ing re­cy­clable Func­tion­al­Bar­ri­er Pa­per man­u­fac­tured by Mon­di to pro­tect ready-to-eat sal­ads. Mon­di’s Func­tion­al­Bar­ri­er Pa­per re­places plas­tic films and lam­i­nates tra­di­tion­al­ly used for FMCG and con­sumer prod­ucts ...


A modern new building for 300 employees

Largest building project in the history of the Schubert company

Two and a half years ago, the state road be­tween Crail­sheim and Dinkels­bühl was re­lo­cat­ed to make way for pack­ag­ing ma­chine man­u­fac­tur­er Schu­bert’s planned new build­ing. Con­struc­tion work is now be­gin­ning on the largest in­vest­ment in the com­pa­ny’s his­to­ry. Schu­bert is build­ing a new fi­nal as­sem­bly hall with an of­fice ...


"Changing the way label production is set up"

BOBST launches new All-in-One line up with DIGITAL MASTER 340 and DIGITAL MASTER 510

Lever­ag­ing proven flexo ex­pe­ri­ence and re­cent in­no­v­a­tive inkjet de­vel­op­ments, BOB­ST is en­hanc­ing its All-in-One, All-Inline port­fo­lio with the new DIG­I­TAL MAS­TER se­ries. The DIG­I­TAL MAS­TER 340 and DIG­I­TAL MAS­TER 510 will change the way la­bel pro­duc­tion is set up. They pro­vide a ful­ly dig­i­tal­ized and au­to­mat­ed pro­duc­tion line, from print­ing ...


High demand but also supply shortage

Krones increases prices for new machines and lines

Just two years af­ter the start of the Covid-19 pan­dem­ic, the mar­ket con­tin­ues to re­cov­er vis­i­bly – and Kro­nes has re­port­ed a good or­der sit­u­a­tion, in­sur­ing a sol­id start­ing po­si­tion for 2022. Due to the con­tin­u­ing high lev­el of mar­ket de­mand, the lead times for projects are cur­rent­ly be­com­ing sig­nif­i­cant­ly ...


Introducing two new CCK papers

Sappi with high-quality label and silicone base papers at Labelexpo

Sappi will be introducing its range of facestock papers and silicone base papers as well as wet-glue label papers at the upcoming Labelexpo Europe in Brussels from 26 to 29 April 2022. Sappi’s Glassine and CCK silicone base papers offer siliconisation properties as well as easy and efficient processing. They ...


An interview with Michael Graf, Director Consulting at Schubert-Consulting

Understanding the customers' customers

Schu­bert-Consulting is a di­vi­sion of Schu­bert Pack­ag­ing Sys­tems which has its roots in Ger­hard Schu­bert GmbH. Based on decades of ex­per­tise in the pack­ag­ing sec­tor, Michael Graf, Di­rec­tor Con­sult­ing, and his team ad­vise cus­tomers on all process­es re­lat­ing to prod­uct pack­ag­ing. The main fo­cus of cus­tomer sup­port is the com­pre­hen­sive, ...


Technologies for the flexible packaging industry

BOBST completes acquisition of Cerutti

BOB­ST an­nounces the com­ple­tion on 11 No­vem­ber 2021 of the pro­ceed­ings re­lat­ing to Bob­st Italia SpA’s suc­cess­ful fi­nal ten­der of­fer for the ac­qui­si­tion of the as­sets of Of­ficine Mec­ca­niche Gio­van­ni Cerut­ti SpA and Cerut­ti Pack­ag­ing Equip­ment SpA, in­clud­ing the ser­vice com­pa­ny 24/7 Cerut­ti Ser­vice S.r.l., (Cerut­ti). Based in San Gior­gio ...


Lessebo Paper announces sales manager appointment

John Tucker new sales manager in the Americas, Asia and South Africa

Lesse­bo Pa­per, a lead­ing pro­duc­er of high qual­i­ty en­vi­ron­men­tal­ly friend­ly pa­per lo­cat­ed in Swe­den, is pleased to an­nounce the ap­point­ment of John Tuck­er as the new Sales Man­ag­er in North and South Amer­i­ca, Asia and South Africa. The com­pa­ny has been pro­duc­ing pa­per since 1693, mak­ing it one of the ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...

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