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Informations from the Packaging Industry

First full-featured HERMA 500 label applicator

Non-stop high speed

With mo­tor­ized winders and a loop unit, the new HER­MA 500 ap­plies up to 2,000 la­bels a minute, syn­chro­nized with the prod­uct speed. For con­tin­u­ous duty, the op­tion­al ac­tive cool­ing unit main­tains top per­for­mance with un­ri­valled pre­ci­sion and sta­bil­i­ty. HER­MA is set­ting the lat­est bench­mark for ap­pli­ca­tors as re­gards per­for­mance, ...


Supply Chain Risk Management

Coronavirus Outbreak Reveals the Weakest Links in the Supply Chain – The Supplier’s Supplier

For many firms, the outbreak of COVID-19 has meant staff working from home and more use of teleconferencing rather than face to face meetings. However, it’s a different situation for manufacturers because, despite investments in automation, reducing the need for staff on assembly lines, they still need to receive raw ...


Label for biodegradability

Clariant Masterbatches earn ‘OK’ certification for home and industrial composting

Clariant color and additive masterbatches made in five plants in Europe and Asia have been awarded OK compost HOME and OK compost INDUSTRIAL labels by the TÜV AUSTRIA Belgium NV testing company. The certification means that the masterbatch ingredients, including the polymer carrier, will not compromise the biodegradability of the ...


Efficient Use Of Resources

Corrugated: Circular by nature

FE­F­CO wel­comes the new Cir­cu­lar Econ­o­my Ac­tion Plan pub­lished by the Com­mis­sion on March 11. The cir­cu­lar econ­o­my is vi­tal for achiev­ing the Green Deal am­bi­tion for cli­mate neu­tral­i­ty, pre­serv­ing nat­ur­al re­sources and sup­port­ing the com­pet­i­tive­ness of the Eu­ro­pean econ­o­my. The sus­tain­able prod­uct pol­i­cy frame­work could be a real dri­ver ...


AR Packaging drives sustainable innovation and targets

Major shift to dry molded fibre packaging together with PulPac

AR Packaging informs to aim to be first on the market with commercially viable plastic free trays and cutlery for the food, on-the-go and food service sectors. The group looks to contribute to innovative process developments of fully fibre based solutions and therefore has joined the PulPac Technology Pool and ...


On the way to recyclable plastic packaging

Pioneering new high barrier mono-materials laminates

Noth­ing per­haps de­fines the con­sumer-driven so­ci­ety of re­cent decades bet­ter than plas­tic. Its growth in pro­duc­tion since the 1950s – large­ly dri­ven by pack­ag­ing – has been ex­tra­or­di­nary. About a stag­ger­ing 300 mil­lion tons of it is pro­duced each year. And it is known that the qual­i­ties that make plas­tic ...


AR Packaging expanding

AR Packaging completes acquisitions of rlc packaging group and Nampak Cartons Nigeria

Fol­lo­wi­ng cu­sto­ma­ry clo­sing con­di­ti­ons and lo­cal re­gu­la­to­ry ap­pro­vals, AR Packa­ging an­noun­ces the com­ple­ti­on of the ac­qui­si­ti­on of rlc packa­ging group, in­clu­ding in­di­rect­ly a si­gni­fi­cant sha­re in BSC Dru­kar­nia Opa­ko­wa S.A., and Nam­pak Car­tons Ni­ge­ria Li­mi­ted. Through the­se ac­qui­si­ti­ons, AR Packa­ging con­ti­nues its suc­cess­ful grow­th de­ve­lop­ment in line with the stra­te­gic ...


Additional "Best Dressed Wine" award this year

Smurfit Kappa supports prestigious international wine contest

Smur­fit Kap­pa Bag-in-Box and Vi­top, ex­perts in com­pre­hen­sive Bag-in-Box® pack­ag­ing so­lu­tions, are of­fi­cial spon­sors of the Con­cours In­ter­na­tion­al ‘Best Wine in Box’ con­test once again this year. Smur­fit Kap­pa Bag-in-Box has sup­port­ed the pres­ti­gious wine con­test since it be­gan in 2015 when a strate­gic part­ner­ship was born. The in­no­v­a­tive con­cept ...


Pack Expo 2019 Las Vegas

Schubert presented the lightline Flowpacker

The Pack Expo is North America’s largest packaging & processing industry trade show. Its venue switches yearly from Chicago to Las Vegas to ideally serve all regions across the continent. “The show is always an ideal event to connect within the industry, exchange best practice knowledge and to set new ...


International forum dedicated to sustainable packaging

Ucima and FICO Foundation organize Packaging Speaks Green forum

Uci­ma (Ital­ian Pack­ag­ing Ma­chin­ery Man­u­fac­tur­ers' As­so­ci­a­tion) and FICO Foun­da­tion or­ga­nize Pack­ag­ing Speaks Green, an in­ter­na­tion­al fo­rum ded­i­cat­ed to the de­vel­op­ment of sus­tain­abil­i­ty and to the cir­cu­lar econ­o­my in the pack­ag­ing sec­tor. The event is sched­uled for 20 and 21 Feb­ru­ary 2020 in Bologna: pack­ag­ings­peaks­green.com An event fo­cus on glob­al trends ...


Cooperation with Interseroh

Innovia’s New Strata Film Awarded ‘Made For Recycling’ Quality Seal

In­novia Films has worked with In­ter­seroh, an In­de­pen­dent Ger­man re­cy­cling and con­sult­ing com­pa­ny, to have their new­ly launched high bar­ri­er BOPP Propafilm™ Stra­ta SL film eval­u­at­ed. We are de­light­ed that the film has been award­ed a ‘very good’ rat­ing and has been award­ed the ‘Made for re­cy­cling’ logo. In­ter­seroh analyse ...


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 ...

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