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Informations from the Packaging Industry

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 ...


Sacmi at the Food+BevTec 2018

Craft beer market keeps growing

Sac­mi will be at the USA's key bre­we­ry event to show­ca­se its la­test tech­no­lo­gi­cal de­ve­lop­ments for la­bel­ling, in­spec­ti­on and fil­ling. Ta­king cen­tre-stage will be the La­bel­Check-360, a pre­ci­se, ver­sa­ti­le so­lu­ti­on for to­tal in­spec­ti­on of la­bel­led bott­les In the USA beer bre­wing is worth over 108 bil­li­on dol­lars a year (of ...


WINDMÖLLER & HÖLSCHER KG

Low-maintenance TURBOCLEAN ADVANCED E continues success of system family

Ac­cord­ing to Wind­möller & Hölscher, more than 1,000 ink­ing and wash-up TUR­BO­CLEAN sys­tems have now been in­te­grat­ed in cen­tral cylin­der ma­chines. In 2016, W&H sup­ple­ment­ed the sys­tem with a new vari­ant: TUR­BO­CLEAN AD­VANCED E with low-maintenance elec­tric pumps and around 50 of this units have been sold since the Dru­pa ...


Challenges and opportunities for the beverage industry

SIG Whitepaper: Global society goes mobile

Mo­bil­i­ty is a glob­al mega­trend that af­fects all so­cial and eco­nom­ic spheres. It changes the way peo­ple work, think, com­mu­ni­cate, con­sume and also how they eat and drink. This presents the bev­er­age in­dus­try with new chal­lenges – and opens up new op­por­tu­ni­ties. In a white pa­per, SIG shows how bev­er­age ...


Atlantic Zeiser

DIGILINE Blister for print efficiency and cost economy

In the blis­ter lid foil print­ing seg­ment the num­ber and du­ra­tion of changeovers are be­com­ing ever more crit­i­cal cost fac­tors – es­pe­cial­ly against the back­drop of con­tin­u­ous­ly shrink­ing pro­duc­tion runs. At this year's In­ter­pack (2017) At­lantic Zeis­er is ad­dress­ing this is­sue by show­cas­ing a cost-effective so­lu­tion. DIG­I­LINE Blis­ter ex­e­cutes vari­able ...


ILLIG at Chinaplas 2017

Thermoforming machine for production of liquid-tight containers with lid

At Chi­naplas, Guangzhou, May 16 to 19, IL­LIG will present for the first time the pro­duc­tion of ther­mo­formed liq­uid-tight con­tain­ers with lid. The con­tain­ers are man­u­fac­tured on an au­to­mat­ic pres­sure form­ing ma­chine, type IC-RDK 80, with a 12-up con­tain­er mold out of trans­par­ent PP. IL­LIG de­vel­oped the „take away con­tain­er“ ...


Windmöller & Hölscher

One of the first MIRAFLEX II shipped to New Zealand

In time for the 40 an­niver­sary of the com­pa­ny New Zealand based CON­VEX Plas­tics was one of the first to or­der a new MI­RAFLEX II line in 2016. The new ma­chine is equipped with 8 col­or decks and comes with a large re­peat length of 1130mm and a press speed ...


Sustainability Goal Achieved

SIG Combibloc switches to green electricity

Pro­mote the use of re­new­able re­sources are one of SIG Com­bibloc’s cur­rent en­vi­ron­men­tal and sus­tain­abil­i­ty tar­gets. The man­u­fac­tur­er noe an­nounced that from Jan­u­ary 2017 on­wards, all SIG Com­bibloc sites in Eu­rope, South Amer­i­ca, Chi­na and the Asia-Pacific re­gion will be sup­plied 100 per cent with so-called ‘green elec­tric­i­ty’. In Eu­rope ...


Reorganisation of the Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden

Stora Enso plans to shut down PM8

Sto­ra Enso will start co-determination ne­go­ti­a­tions with em­ploy­ees at its Kvarnsve­den Mill in Swe­den re­gard­ing a plan to re­or­gan­ise the mill, in­clud­ing a per­ma­nent clo­sure of pa­per ma­chine (PM) 8. The planned ac­tions would af­fect a max­i­mum of 140 em­ploy­ees. The pa­per ma­chine has an an­nu­al ca­pac­i­ty of 100 000 ...


New Coders from Linx

Extended Laser Coding Capabilities

Linx Print­ing Tech­nolo­gies is launch­ing two laser coders that will open up the ben­e­fits of the tech­nol­o­gy to more com­pa­nies and ap­pli­ca­tions. Key ben­e­fits of the new Linx CSL range are even faster print­ing speeds and greater ver­sa­til­i­ty, mak­ing the coders ide­al for a wider va­ri­ety of prod­ucts, along with ...


A competitive advantage for beverage producers

KHS and Schubert collaborate on customised solutions

Ger­hard Schu­bert GmbH and KHS have brought to­geth­er their ex­per­tise in bot­tle pack­ing and com­bined their tech­nolo­gies as part of a col­lab­o­ra­tive ef­fort: the joint­ly de­vel­oped block so­lu­tion de­liv­ers flex­i­bil­i­ty and stands out with a com­pact de­sign. In con­ven­tion­al pro­duc­tion lines for pack­ing bev­er­age bot­tles in bas­kets or clus­ter packs, ...


Integrated solution by Atlantic Zeiser

Digital printing system for Romaco

Mak­ing its début at Al­l4­Pack, for­mer­ly Em­bal­lage, in Paris is At­lantic Zeis­er’s DIG­I­LINE Blis­ter dig­i­tal print­ing sys­tem in com­bi­na­tion with Ro­ma­co’s blis­ter line Noack 960. This new in­te­grat­ed so­lu­tion is show­cas­ing qual­i­ty print­ing of blis­ter foil with vari­able data, es­pe­cial­ly with small and mid-­size batch­es, in an op­er­a­tion achiev­ing en­hanced ...

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