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Sidel Group Showcasees its Compelete Line Solutions for Latin America and Caribbean Markets at Andina Pack

At Andina Pack, the International Fair for the Converting, Processing and Packaging Industry, the Sidel Group presented its latest innovations and complete line solutions for the industry in South America.  

For the optimum in freshness and shelf life

Wolfertschwenden, 22. November 2017 - In Hall 3.1 on Stand D-06 at FRUIT LOGISTICA 2018, producers and packers as well as wholesalers and retailers can gather comprehensive information about suitable types of packaging technology to meet their individual needs.

UniNet Introduces New Metallic Transfer Substrates for Hard Surfaces & Textiles

UniNet Introduces New Metallic Transfer Substrates for Hard Surfaces & Textiles

UniNet Introduces New Metallic Transfer Substrates for Hard Surfaces & Textiles

UniNet Introduces New Metallic Transfer Substrates for Hard Surfaces & Textiles

Iggesund’s mills receives the highest sustainability rating from EcoVadis

Iggesund Paperboard’s both mills – in Iggesund, Sweden, and Workington, England - have been awarded the highest rating for sustainability in an evaluation done by the EcoVadis firm of analysts. EcoVadis provides the leading system for assessing and marking the suppliers of global companies and has evaluated more than 25,000 suppliers.

Bosch Packaging Technology wins German Design Award 2018

Honoured in the Excellent Product Design category Sigpack VPF offers unique flexibility thanks to expandable modules International jury honours innovative products and projects  

World Wide Packaging Debuts Redesigned Website

With Enhanced Content and Improved Search and Sort Functionalities, New Site Provides Engaging User Experience  

Mouvent to showcase TX801, its groundbreaking 8-color digital textile printer, at ShanghaiTex 2017

Mouvent – a new company focused on digital print using pioneering digital technology – is making its textile exhibition debut at ShanghaiTex 2017, 27–30 November, in Shanghai.

VDMA Pavilion at the Shanghai World of Packaging as Showroom for Packaging Technologies

Sixteen German medium-sized companies use the joint presentation at the trade fair under the label `Made in Germany´ Chinese packaging market with enormous market potentials  

Butler Automatic Announces Expanded Sales Team to Service the Packaging Industry

Middleborough, MA– Butler Automatic, the inventor and global leader of automatic splicing solutions, announces an expanded sales team to focus on market growth in the packaging sector, expanding its team in North America, and Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Pots Showcase Dairy Delights

Regional French dairy producer Duo Lozère has selected RPC Bebo Bouxwiller to supply the packaging for the company’s high quality organic yoghurts and fromage blanc.  

Innovative Development: Schreiner MediPharm Adds New Features to Its Autoinjector-Labels

The market for injection devices – autoinjectors and pens – is rapidly growing. Factors such as the trend toward self-medication, the increasing incidence of chronic diseases and a growing biotech sector all play a part and require innovative solutions.

Advanced automation solutions for construction vehicles & equipments / Advanced automation solutions for mobile machinery

B&R presents the future of mobile automation at Excon 2017 Automation technology for mobile machinery is currently in a state of transition. B&R is a renowned brand in Industrial Automation for its technology leadership will be presenting its new control systems for mobile machinery at Excon 2017, Bengaluru in Hall 4 / Stall L308 from 12-16 December 2017.

Esko launches largest digital cutting table for non-stop production

Ghent (Belgium), 16 November 2017 – Esko (, the leading global supplier of integrated solutions for the packaging, labels, sign and display industries, has launched the Kongsberg C66, a digital finishing table designed for short run production of corrugated applications.  

Applicator provides automated can multi packing for lower volume users

WaveGrip, manufacturer of innovative beverage multi-packing solutions, is launching a new automatic version of its entry level G1 applicator for lower volume beverage producers.   The G1 can create multi-packs of 4, 6 or 8 cans, with automatic pack separation and accommodates a full range of can heights at speeds of up to 100 cans per minute (cpm).  

Api introduces new laminating adhesive to meet market demand for more technically challenging laminates

Brand enhancement specialist API has made a breakthrough in the performance of its metallised polyester film laminates with the introduction of a new adhesive system.

Shanghai World of Packaging 2017 Opens its Door Today in Shanghai to Witness the Packaging 4.0 Era!

swop – Shanghai World of Packaging 2017 opens its doors today (November 7-10, 2017) at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), P.R. China and will run through to November 10.

At LabelExpo Asia, AVT to Showcase Asia Debut of 100% Inspection System for Digital Printers

Leader in Print Inspection & Quality Control Also to Display Comprehensive Solutions for Flexo Printing, Including Offline Proofing Systems  

Rising commodity prices overshadow good volume development in tubes and aluminium aerosol cans

Düsseldorf, Germany, 10 November 2017 – German manufacturers of tubes and aluminium aerosol cans are currently enjoying good market conditions. This is being overshadowed, however, by increases in the price of raw materials and consumables, which are substantial in some cases.

Awards for Ardagh Group recognise significant milestones in metal packaging innovation

Ardagh was again rewarded for pushing the boundaries of metal packaging with a series of awards at the prestigious annual Canmaker Cans of the Year event.  

IMA Benhil: First Multipack 2000 goes to butter producer Agral

Neuss, 10 November 2017. Agral S.A., one of the largest butter producers in Europe, is the first company to have IMA Benhil's newly developed wrapping machine "Multipack 2000" installed. This will enable the butter producer to achieve considerable productivity growth in its manufacturing processes.  

Cosmo Films Ltd Q2FY18 PAT up by 120% to Rs 20.4 crores, Revenue at Rs 487.6 crores

In Rs. Crore Q2 FY 18 Q1 FY 18 %QoQ Q2 FY 17 %YoY Net Revenue 487.6 44.3 11% 405.0 20% EBITDA 51.1

Post Press Specialties installs a Kluge ApexFoil™ Foil Stamper

St. Croix Falls, WI November 9, 2017 - Post Press Specialties and Kluge (Brandtjen & Kluge) teamed up to make history with the installment of Kluge's NEW machine - the ApexFoil. In1994 Post Press Specialties opened its doors and has had the pleasure of helping their customers finish strong.

Cap Captures the Passion of Rome

A stylish cap produced by RPC Bramlage using advanced injection moulding technology is providing the ideal complement to the eye-catching bottle for Roma Passione, a new fragrance inspired by the city of Rome from leading Italian fashion designer Laura Biagiotti.  

Apple’s Tim Cook plants trees at Iggesund, acknowledges Holmen’s climate-smart efforts

When Apple CEO Tim Cook wanted to discover more about the sustainability work that lies behind the paperboard material Invercote, he visited the forest outside Iggesund in Sweden. The manufacturer, Iggesund Paperboard, is part of the Holmen forest industry group and is at the forefront of sustainability.

Constantia Interactive: New Packaging Solutions for the Digital Age

Constantia Flexibles is continually developing new packaging solutions that are eye-catching and reflect current trends. Beginning in November 2017, the packaging expert offers a unique comprehensive solution for interactive packaging in the food and pharmaceutical industries that opens up a multitude of digital communications and marketing opportunities.

SIES SOP & IFCA Star Awards for Cosmo Films products

New Delhi , 3rd Nov 2017– Cosmo Films, a global leader in films for packaging, labeling and lamination applications was recently announced as one of the winners for SIES SOP and IFCA Star Awards for excellence in its packaging innovation and product development in the flexibles space.

SIES SOP & IFCA Awards for Cosmo Films products

New Delhi , 3rd Nov 2017– Cosmo Films, a global leader in films for packaging, labeling and lamination applications was recently announced as one of the winners for SIES SOP and IFCA Star Awards for excellence in its packaging innovation and product development in the flexibles space.  

Packs add Vitality to new Bio Range

Neudorff GmbH KG has launched a bio vitality treatment in packs produced by RPC Kutenholz.   The 300ml bottle and 500ml trigger spray are blow moulded in HDPE and offer a modern and practical design that also creates an effective on-shelf presence. They are easy to handle for the consumer and provide excellent functionality and user-friendliness.  

A Cinemark blockbuster: popcorn bucket with Peelable IML coupons

Cinema, film, popcorn: Cinemark customers can’t have one without the other while watching a movie. With that in mind, the Chilean branch of the American Cines brand wanted to reward its loyal customers with a refillable bucket and a smart customer retention action. The company’s brand-new IML packaging, produced by Fosko, sets itself apart from the pack with its sustainability and reusability.

Cartonplast Group strengthens French presence with the acquisition of the French branch of Demes Palettenlogistik in Dagneux, France.

Dietzenbach, Germany, 1 November 2017 - Cartonplast Group (“CPL”), Europe’s leading provider of plastic layer pad (“PLP”) closed-loop logistics to the food and beverage industry, has successfully completed the acquisition of the French branch of Demes Palettenlogistik GmbH in Dagneux, France (“Demes France”).  

3 Alumni from RIT’s esteemed Packaging Science Program collaborate on Industry Disrupting Start-Up.

A strong and multi-disciplinary collaboration between 3 former Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) students—Robin Patel (CAST ’11), Marc Hyman (CAST ’06) and Ken Wong (CAST ’86)—has resulted in the successful creation of an award-winning, industry-disrupting start-up e-commerce website called The Packaging Company.  

Shellfish Container is Ideal for Branding

A polypropylene pack from RPC Superfos is being used for a shellfish range from Spanish frozen seafood company Original Gourmet. The rectangular SuperCube® bucket enables reuse and is ideal for branding – two benefits that the Premium Shellfish® range’s previous cardboard packaging was unable to deliver.  

Wavesafe Has Can Hygiene Covered

WaveGrip has launched another multi-packing innovation that provides enhanced hygiene protection for cans throughout the entire supply chain.  

"Industrial Printing has Clearly Become a Standing Leg for KURZ"

23/10/17 Industrial printing is omnipresent in everyday life. In a loose series of interviews, the VDMA Printing and Paper Technology Association presents industrial players from among its members. In this interview, Walter Kurz, Chairman of the Executive Board of LEONHARD KURZ Stiftung & CO.

Uflex gives a Striking Functional Makeover to UK’s Veetee Rice Packaging

Noida, 23 October 2017: Veetee - one of the largest rice suppliers in the United Kingdom had been facing four obstacles that were stymying its overall brand value (a) Diminished shelf appeal of the big bags at the point of sale (POS) (b) Ergonomic discomfiture to consumers while carrying the bags (c) Restricted openabilty of the bags posing difficulty in accessing the product (

Automation partner for pharma industry to build smart machines

In order to comply with their regulations, pharmaceutical industries must take on the challenge of guaranteeing product safety while improving efficiency and productivity at the same time. This year's P- MEC will take place from November 28-30.

Record-Breaking Complete Pet Water Lines From Sidel Achieve 150,000 BPH in Saudi Arabia

Following the successful installation two years ago of what was Sidel’s fastest bottling line in the world at the time, the Health Water Bottling Company (HWB) of Saudi Arabia decided to invest in two further lines.

127 industry organisations urge the EU to safeguard the Internal Market for packaging and packaged goods

Brussels, 18 October 2017 – In view of the forthcoming inter-institutional negotiations to finalise the revision of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD), as part of the Circular Economy Package, EUROPEN and 126 other EU and national industry associations, representing a vast range of sectors, call on the EU to safeguard the free movement of (packaged) goods.

Closing the wet-wipe stickiness gap: New adhesive range from Avery Dennison

OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands — October 18, 2017 — Wet wipes are one of the most popular cleaning products in the world. But until now, the adhesives on wet wipe packages would often fail, leaving the remaining wipes to dry out, and customers to lose the value of their purchases.  

The Marchesini Group at Pharmtech 2017

Pianoro (Bologna) – From November 21st to 24th, the Marchesini Group will be taking part in the 19th edition of Pharmtech, the International exhibition of equipment, raw materials and technologies for the pharmaceutical industry.  

SÆPLAST Containers go A'Round' the world

RPC Sæplast is introducing a range of round storage containers into the European and American markets that combine easy handling with optimum product quality during processing.  

Niagara Bottling LLC Invest in Continued Success with Sidel Super Combi

As the largest US bottler in water production by volume, delivering one in three of all water bottles sold, Niagara Bottling LLC has built its success on supplying high-quality, low-cost water to major retailers from 25 plants throughout the US and Mexico. To do this, they rely on cutting-edge bottling technology – not least the new Super Combi from Sidel.  

Serialization Solutions Provider Adents Hires Pharma Industry Veteran Pavel Lotkov as Director, Product Development

Expert with deep roots in IT and Traceability to bolster product & sales team as interest builds for company’s premier Cloud Serialization solutions  

AEROBAL: Satisfactory results posted for the first half of 2017

In the first half of 2017, the members of the International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Container Manufacturers (AEROBAL) delivered an impressive 2.9 billion aluminium aerosol cans world-wide. That means the output is more or less at the same level as 2016, a year that ended with record results for the industry.  

etma: Positive trend continues in the first half of 2017

In the first half of 2017, the total number of tubes delivered by all manufacturers which are members of the european tube manufacturers association (etma) amounted to nearly 5.4 billion. This mid-year figure is two percent higher than the corresponding figure in 2016.  

Design Award for Slidessime Jar

The innovative Slidissime® airless jar from RPC Bramlage supplied to French aromatherapy specialist Yonka has taken the award for Packaging Design – Skincare at the recent Cosmetique Magazine awards.   The jar is being used for Yonka’s new Time Resist anti-ageing cream in both day and night varieties.  

UHT Milk Bottled in PET on a Sidel Aseptic Combi Predis - A First for Italy

Centrale del Latte di Brescia has doubled its aseptic production of UHT milk in PET bottles and in doing so is benefitting from a simple, safe and sustainable packaging line.

Ardagh Group won Deutscher Verpackungspreis 2017

The most recent innovation from Ardagh’s Nienburg plant in Germany, the GLÜCK preserve jar, has been awarded a Deutscher Verpackungspreis by the German Packaging Institute. This is the second sector award in 2017 for the preserve jar, which is exclusively manufactured by the Ardagh Group.

More than just beans. Constantia Flexibles presents innovative packaging for coffee at the HOST 2017

Drinking coffee is now more than ever an expression of lifestyle. There is a reason why 2.5 billion cups of coffee are consumed each day around the globe. Therefore, packaging expert Constantia Flexibles will showcase flexible packaging innovations for the coffee and food industry at the HOST 2017, from October 20 to 24 in Milan, Italy.  


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