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Informations from the Packaging Industry

Stora Enso

Organisational changes planed

Stora Enso plans to make organisational changes in the Paper division following the Oulu Mill conversion at the end of 2020. The planned changes could result in a reduction of a maximum of 135 employees in the Paper division. Stora Enso’s Paper division is planning to make organisational changes to ...


Inline solution for brand owners and consumer goods manufacturers

Late Stage Customization for erected cartons

Matching supply and demand in near real-time is the ultimate challenge for brand owners and consumer goods manufacturers – and Late Stage Customization is a key answer to that problem. It enables users to be very fast and agile in designing packaging – for instance for event-related or seasonal marketing ...


Modularity as core competence

Schubert presents new lightline Flowpacker at the Pack Expo 2019

Dur­ing the Pack Expo show in Las Ve­gas, the Schu­bert Group will be ex­hibit­ing its new light­line Flow­pack­er – show­cas­ing its proven ded­i­ca­tion to in­no­va­tion. The ma­chine on ex­hib­it com­bines a Flow­pack­er and a Pick­er­line in a sin­gle sys­tem and fea­tures Schu­bert’s patent­ed, state-of-the art seal­ing tech­nol­o­gy for pack­ag­ing heat-sensitive ...


Weener Plastics Group

CEO change at Weener Plastics Group

Weener Plastics Group has announced that Roel Zeevat, who has been Chief Executive Officer of the Group since July 2013, has decided to leave the company to pursue the next phase of his career outside Weener Plastics Group. Anthonie Zoomers, who has almost 30 years of executive management experience, will ...


Change the tape not the pack

Self adhesive tape delivers promotional impact for kettle foods

RE:CLOSE™ from Essentra Tapes is enabling Kettle Foods Ltd to promote its new KETTLE® & More range to consumers whilst also providing user-friendly pack reclosability to maintain freshness and support portion control. The 8-colour printed RE:CLOSE™ Tape can be seen on Lightly Salted KETTLE® Chips packs throughout retail outlets in ...


Revamp of italien beer brand

Can design for attracting younger demographic

Italian craft brewer Baladin – founded by Italian craft brewer Teo Musso in Piozzo, Italy, in 1986 – takes Crown’s Accents™ variable printing technology to connect with younger demographic. Originally launched in metal packaging in 2015, the cans were produced in six different designs, to support a collector’s item feel ...


New website for a start into the second centennial

Relaunch for 100 years SACMI

The new www.sacmi.it website is live since 26th July 2019. Available in four languages (Italian, English, Spanish, French), the website introduces visitors to the vast SACMI world. The layout of the extensive new website is designed to showcase everything the SACMI Group has to offer Ceramics, Plastics, Food&Beverage, Metals, Packaging ...


Brückner Maschinenbau
Technical innovations for the K 2019 


New line concept for single-origin packaging solutions

Ac­cord­ing to a press re­lease Brück­n­er Maschi­nen­bau is work­ing on a means to make films with the high­est pos­si­ble re­cy­cling ca­pa­bil­i­ties pro­ducible on film stretch­ing lines. The fo­cus is on mono-material film with su­pe­ri­or me­chan­i­cal and op­ti­cal prop­er­ties, which will be able to sub­sti­tute pre­vi­ous mul­ti-layer films made from dif­fer­ent ...


Nomination recognizes industry first for recycled PET liner launched in Europe

Avery Dennison shortlisted for Global Environmental and Sustainability Award 2019

One of three finalists, Avery Dennison is the first pressure sensitive label material supplier to introduce liner made from recycled PET, available commercially in Europe. The liner, which uses 30% PET post-consumer waste, meets technical qualifications while maintaining quality and performance for label design, printing, and application. Life cycle analysis ...


Stora Enso further improve its position in the growing packaging market

ANDRITZ receives a major order for an extensive rebuild from Stora Enso in Finland

In­ter­na­tion­al tech­nol­o­gy Group AN­DRITZ has re­ceived an or­der from Sto­ra Enso to sup­ply pro­duc­tion tech­nolo­gies and key process equip­ment for re­build of the fiber­line and dry­ing ma­chine as well as for mod­ern­iza­tion of the stock prepa­ra­tion sys­tem at its Oulu Mill, Fin­land. Start-up is sched­uled for the fourth quar­ter of ...


"Circular Thinking!" generates record turnout

Sustainable packaging solutions in thermoforming

More than 300 visitors came to the two-day open house hosted by the machine and tool manufacturer Illig in May. Now in its 18th event, the open house set a new record and reflects the widespread interest in thermoforming know how from the technology leader. With the motto "Circular Thinking!", ...


Guhl shampoo bottles made of 50 % recycled PET

New Guhl packaging helps Kao reach sustainability goals

Sustainability is the most important topic in the plastics industry. Brand owners and plastic packaging manufacturers are eager to reduce the environmental footprint of plastic packaging. Kao has great ambitions in this area. The Japanese personal care manufacturer is introducing rPET bottles for its renowned hair care brand Guhl. These ...


Assembly plant for thermoforming machines to start production in 2020

Illig expands to Romania

IL­LIG cel­e­brat­ed the of­fi­cial ground­break­ing cer­e­mo­ny to­geth­er with of­fi­cial rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the Ro­man­ian mu­nic­i­pal­i­ties Sibiu and Șura Mică for the build­ing of IL­LIG Maschi­nen­bau S.R.L. on April 4th. The fa­cil­i­ties will also in­clude of­fice space and bring 50 jobs to the com­mu­ni­ty. In the in­dus­tri­al park in Șura Mică, 8 ...


Schubert North America

First appearance at the ProFood Tech 2019 shows positive results

From dairy prod­ucts, baked goods and con­fec­tionery to phar­ma­ceu­ti­cals, cos­met­ics and tech­ni­cal ar­ti­cles, more and more in­ter­na­tion­al cor­po­ra­tions, medi­um-sized com­pa­nies and small man­u­fac­tur­ers are opt­ing for flex­i­ble au­toma­tion so­lu­tions from Schu­bert – not only in Eu­rope but also in North Amer­i­ca. With this in mind, Schu­bert North Amer­i­ca pre­sent­ed its ...


Manufacturing facility in Newnan, Georgia.

Opening of first corvaglia plant in U.S.

The Switzer­land-based cor­vaglia group an­nounced the com­ple­tion of their first man­u­fac­tur­ing fa­cil­i­ty in the Unit­ed States, New­nan, Geor­gia. In cel­e­bra­tion of this mile­stone, a rib­bon cut­ting cer­e­mo­ny is planned for April 5th. The in­ter­na­tion­al com­pa­ny man­u­fac­tures 100% re­cy­clable plas­tic caps and clo­sures for the food and bev­er­age in­dus­try world­wide. The ...


O-I Announces Significant Investment in France

More than €60 mio Capacity Expansion in Gironcourt

Owens-Illinois, Inc. is an­nounc­ing a ma­jor in­vest­ment to ex­pand ca­pac­i­ty at its Giron­court, France, glass plant. The com­mit­ment of more than €60 mio rep­re­sents the sin­gle largest in­vest­ment by O-I in Eu­rope in the last 20 years and is sup­port­ed by long-term cus­tomer agree­ments. As part of the plan, a ...


Smurfit Kappa supports best-wine-in-box contest

Bag in box for premium wines

Smur­fit Kap­pa and Vi­top are of­fi­cial part­ners of the In­ter­na­tion­al Wine in Box Com­pe­ti­tion once again this year. Smur­fit Kap­pa has had a strate­gic part­ner­ship with this wine con­test since it be­gan five years ago. It has be­come a bench­mark for con­sumers from all over the world, bring­ing to­geth­er over ...


global water-based technology presented

AquaCode – ink system for Paper & Board printers

In­tro­duc­ing Aqua­Code, a full tech­nol­o­gy range that em­bod­ies the very heart of Flint Group Pa­per & Board – an ink sys­tem that goes be­yond con­ven­tion­al chemistries to de­liv­er 21st cen­tu­ry print qual­i­ty while pro­vid­ing in­dus­try-leading en­vi­ron­men­tal stew­ard­ship op­por­tu­ni­ties. Mr. Kim Me­lander, VP & GM EMEA and Glob­al Strat­e­gy for Pa­per ...


continuous grow

Global foil rollers re-elect President

Gök­sal Güngör has been re-elected as Pres­i­dent of the Glob­al Alu­mini­um Foil Roller Ini­tia­tive (GLAFRI) for a sec­ond term. Mr Gün­gor also serves as Gen­er­al Man­ag­er of As­san Alüminyum in Turkey and, be­fore his elec­tion in 2018, had served on the board of the or­gan­i­sa­tion as a Vice-President. At the ...


Albis appointed exclusive EASTMAN copolyester distributor in France and Poland

Exclusive EASTMAN copolyester distributor

Ef­fec­tive 1st March 2019, Al­bis Plas­tic will ex­clu­sive­ly dis­trib­ute EAST­MAN CHEM­I­CAL’S full Copoly­ester prod­uct port­fo­lio in France and Poland. Al­bis Plas­tic has also a close co-operation with EAST­MAN in many oth­er Eu­ro­pean coun­tries in­clud­ing Ger­many, UK and Scan­di­navia for more than 20 years. “EAST­MAN‘s ex­cit­ing prod­uct range is ful­ly com­pat­i­ble ...

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