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Informations from the Packaging Industry

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 ...


Oxygen-Absorbing Packets

Oxy-Guard product protects infusion bags

Clari­ant, a world leader in spe­cial­ty chem­i­cals, with its Health­care Pack­ag­ing busi­ness unit, is fea­tur­ing a new line of oxy­gen-absorber pack­ets for liq­uid in­fu­sion mar­ket. The new Oxy-Guard oxy­gen-absorber pack­ets for in­fu­sion bags were de­vel­oped joint­ly by Clari­ant Health­care Pack­ag­ing and Nan­jing Tian­hua Tech Co, Ltd. These iron-based ab­sorbers can ...


Craft Brewers Conference & Brewexpo America

SACMI partners up with US Craft Brewers

This year the task of host­ing the now-traditional Craft Brew­ers Con­fer­ence & Brew­ex­po Amer­i­ca falls to the city of Den­ver. Fol­low­ing en­cour­ag­ing feed­back from the 35th edi­tion of the event - held last year in Nashville - SAC­MI has de­cid­ed to take its in­te­grat­ed beer-making range to Den­ver too: a ...


Luxury metal can design

Ardagh Group manufactures shaped can with gold printing

An in­no­v­a­tive met­al can de­sign was re­cent­ly un­veiled at the launch of lux­u­ry iced cof­fee brand Gaya Gold Cof­fee. The prod­uct is a blend of full bod­ied, pre­mi­um cof­fee, craft­ed to de­liv­er max­i­mum fla­vor with the dis­tinc­tive taste of in­tense caramel and creamy milk. Man­u­fac­tured at Ardagh Group’s De­ven­ter, Nether­lands, ...


Windmöller & Hölscher application systems

Reduced glue consumption in the Paper Sack Production with Digital Pasting

Pack­ag­ing spe­cial­ist dy-pack has re­duced its glue con­sump­tion in pa­per valve sack pro­duc­tion by up to 30 per­cent with the dig­i­tal glue ap­pli­ca­tion sys­tem from Wind­möller & Hölsch­er. Dig­i­tal Past­ing is part of the AM 8115 DP and AM 8135 tu­bers as well as the AD 8330 and AD 8370 ...


A healthy batch of safety

Case study: beumer stretch hood to protect organic products

Dav­ert GmbH spe­cialis­es in or­gan­ic foods and stands for the con­tin­u­ous fur­ther de­vel­op­ment of pro­cess­ing meth­ods and care­ful mon­i­tor­ing of these prod­ucts, from cul­ti­va­tion to pack­ag­ing. And this is where BEUMER Group comes in. The fin­ished, high qual­i­ty or­gan­ic prod­ucts like rice, legumes and ce­re­al prod­ucts like sug­ar, dried fruit, ...


Digital Enhancements

Esko and Scodix collaborating

Esko and Scodix an­nounce a col­lab­o­ra­tion to in­clude Scodix pack­ag­ing en­hance­ment ap­pli­ca­tions with­in the Esko Stu­dio suite in­clud­ing, Scodix Foil™, Scodix Em­bossed Foil™, Scodix Sense™ for UV em­boss­ing and Scodix Spot™ for var­nish ap­pli­ca­tions. Scodix press­es bring dig­i­tal en­hance­ments to print­ed ma­te­ri­als for both com­mer­cial print and fold­ing car­ton in ...


Krones strengthens Process Technology with acquisition in China

Kro­nes has ac­quired the busi­ness op­er­a­tions and as­sets of Shang­hai Xi­antong Equip­ment In­stal­la­tion ef­fec­tive 1 Sep­tem­ber 2018. The Chi­nese com­pa­ny has been a part­ner and sup­pli­er to Kro­nes in the field of process tech­nol­o­gy for many years. Kro­nes Taicang has part­nered suc­cess­ful­ly with Xi­antong on the pro­duc­tion, in­stal­la­tion, and com­mis­sion­ing ...


Elegant 5-piece spray cap

Weener Plastics’ attractive spray cap for new Nivea deodorant packaging

Ween­er Plas­tics (WP) was cho­sen to de­sign, de­vel­op and man­u­fac­ture the new twist-lock spray cap, in­clud­ing de­vel­op­ment and man­u­fac­tur­ing of the tool­ing for new Nivea de­do­rant pack­ag­ing. In the body care range, NIVEA de­odor­ants are true clas­sics. They are de­signed to meet dif­fer­ent con­sumer needs, al­ways pro­vid­ing su­pe­ri­or pro­tec­tion. For ...


Industry urges Commission to avoid shortcuts and to focus on improving waste management

PlasticsEurope reacts on Directive on single use plastics

As Plas­tic­sEu­rope an­nounced it sup­ports the over­ar­ch­ing ob­jec­tive of the “Di­rec­tive of the Eu­ro­pean Par­lia­ment and of the Coun­cil on the re­duc­tion of the im­pact of cer­tain plas­tic prod­ucts on the en­vi­ron­ment” pre­sent­ed end of May by the Eu­ro­pean Com­mis­sion, name­ly to re­duce ma­rine lit­ter in the seas. Ma­rine lit­ter ...

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