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Mark Andy Acquires Brandtjen & Kluge, Inc.

St. Louis, MO (18 June 2018) Mark Andy, a pioneer to the label and packaging industry announces the acquisition of Brandtjen & Kluge, Inc., a US manufacturer of reliable, high-quality print finishing equipment for foil stamping, die cutting, folding and gluing, and UV coating.  

Safe Packaging: New Regulatory Landscape

The draft of the new "Food Safety and Standards (Packaging) Regulation, 2018” is ready and awaiting final notification soon by the FSSAI. The new regulations are expected to entail significant changes in the supply chain for packaging of food and beverage. The International Packaging Conclave 2018 aims to un-pack the implications of the forthcoming new regulations.  

Michelman Wins 2018 MANNY Award for "Best Place to Work"

CINCINNATI, OH (June 15, 2018) – Michelman was a winner at the 12th Anniversary, 2018 MANNY Awards Dinner, held June 13, 2018 at the Sharonville Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio and sponsored by Cincy Magazine. Kreg Keesee, Michelman’s Chief Supply Chain and Information Officer, accepted the award in the Best Place to Work category.  

FINAT Awards: Schreiner MediPharm and Schreiner ProTech Each Win Recognition for Two Developments

Several entries submitted by the Schreiner Group high-tech company convinced the FINAT judging panel this year: The Schreiner MediPharm and Schreiner ProTech business units each received two awards for their developments for the pharmaceutical and engineering-based industries respectively. The accolades were presented on the occasion of the European Label Forum in Dublin in early June.

Leybold announces innovative dry vacuum pump at ACHEMA

Short, reliable and clean production processes are more important than ever for the increasingly digital and globally active value chains, in addition to high- quality results. Vacuum technology provides a significant contribution to meeting these requirements. The vacuum pioneer Leybold has designed the new VARODRY vacuum pump series for efficient industrial vacuum processes.

Anguil Environmental Systems Celebrates a Major Milestone

Milwaukee, WI: Starting an environmental company in the late 1970’s was not nearly as well received as it would be today, but Gene Anguil, Founder of Anguil Environmental Systems, persevered. Four decades later, Anguil is recognized as a worldwide leader of industrial air pollution control and wastewater treatment technologies.

Xaar 502 GS15 O Printhead is key to Maplejet's Sustainable Printing

Cambridge, 12 th June 2018 Xaar and its OEM partner, MapleJet, are leading the way in quality and sustainability for coding and marking onto corrugated boxes with the industrial Xaar 502 GS15 O inkjet printhead providing much larger print height and industrial robustness in the latest MapleJet ProDigit 70 printers.  

At Cosmoprof, World Wide Packaging to Feature Chic New Products and Creative Product Experience "Time Capsule Displays"

Florham Park, NJ – World Wide Packaging LLC. (WWP), a leading provider of cosmetic packaging components, plastic tubes, and full service turnkey solutions will spotlight several new products at Cosmoprof North America, Las Vegas, July 29-31, the premier B2B event for the beauty industry.

SP Thermoforming Introduces World's First Line of Carousel-based Thermoforming Machines

Derby, UK – SP Thermoforming, the North American brand of UK-based Riverside Medical Packaging. Ltd, has introduced a line of flexible and rigid blister thermoforming machines featuring a potentially game-changing concept: carousel design.

MULTIVAC celebrates opening of new production facility in Bulgaria

Wolfertschwenden, Germany / Bozhurishte, Bulgaria, 7 June 2018 – Yesterday, the new production plant of MULTIVAC Bulgaria Production Ltd was inaugurated in Bozhurishte, near Sofia, with a festive opening ceremony.

Michelman to Showcase High Performance Flexible Packaging Coating Solutions at Global Pouch Forum

CINCINNATI, OH (June 7, 2018) – Michelman will showcase its versatile line of water-based Michem® Flex primers and coatings formulated specifically for converters of flexible packaging substrates including paper, film and foil at the Global Pouch Forum being held June 13-15, 2018 in Miami, Florida.  

Ardagh Group invests in seafood packaging Morocco

Ardagh’s metal packaging production plant in Casablanca, Morocco, is celebrating its tenth anniversary with the announcement of a significant enhancement of its steel seafood can production capability.

FaceLift For Ladival

Packs for the well-known Ladival sunscreen range have been given a facelift to ensure maximum on-shelf impact in pharmacies ahead of the forthcoming sunbathing season.  

Schreiner MediPharm Develops Smart Blister Pack for Clinical Trial

For a multinational pharmaceutical corporation, Schreiner MediPharm developed a smart blister pack for digital patient compliance monitoring to enhance medication adherence by clinical trial participants.

Bemis launches clear, recyclable standup pouch packaging

NEENAH, Wisconsin, June 5, 2018 - Bemis Company, Inc. recently launched its latest innovation, Encore™ ultra-clear recyclable film. The technology combines readily recyclable material with shelf-appealing transparency, helping CPGs attract today’s consumers while achieving the sustainability goals of their businesses.  

Better with Less – Design Challenge: winning design introduces an ingenious alternative to bubble wrap

The winner of the international packaging design competition Better with Less – Design Challenge has been chosen. Exceptionally high-quality entries were submitted, and the winning design ‘Stretching Inner Part’ by Iiro Numminen, was considered by the judges to be extremely appealing, versatile, scalable and easy to implement.  

Systech Illinois latest Coulometric sensor technology in oxygen transmission rate analyzers

OxySense Model 8100e Oxygen Transmission Rate Analyzer   Thame: UK: June 1st 2018. Systech Illinois, the leading global supplier of process, permeation and headspace analyzers announces the fully automatic OxySense Model 8100e Oxygen Transmission Rate Analyzer.  

Process and factory automation: APROL R 4.2 offers numerous new software functions

B&R has published a new major release of its APROL process control system. APROL R 4.2 contains nu-merous new software functions, including improved cloud communication via OPC UA and MQTT. It also offers a modern new "Dark style" interface design option.  

B&R joins Huawei's OPC UA TSN testbed

B&R has joined the OPC UA TSN testbed of Chinese network equipment vendor Huawei. The Austrian au-tomation specialist is now participating in all three of the world's most significant platforms for practical testing of the new communication technology.

Uflex transforms the Packaging for Rasna Fruit Powder Concentrate

04 June 2018, Noida (India): One of India’s largest manufacturers and exporters of beverages - Rasna International wanted an absolutely alluring packaging for its fruit powder concentrate. With this straight-forward brief, Rasna tasked Uflex – a company with whom it has had an association for over two decades, to come up with a unique packaging solution.  

Bemis Company, Inc. named one of America’s best large employers

NEENAH, Wisconsin, June 1, 2018 - Bemis Company, Inc. was recently named one of Forbes 2018 Best Large Employers in America. Bemis ranked among the top 20 engineering and manufacturing companies featured on the list.  

Videojet Launches Flexible and Convenient Solution for Remote Laser Control

CHICAGO – 21 May, 2018 – Videojet understands the significance of having a single point of user interaction to control and monitor lasers on a production line.

Directive on the Reduction of Single-Use Plastic Products Remains Vague on Sustainable Alternatives

Berlin, 29 May 2018 – The European Commission presented an ambitious new Directive to tackle marine litter by introducing a number of measures including reduction and restriction of selected single-use plastic products, such as disposable balloon sticks, straws, cutlery, plates, cups and food containers.

New Lotion Pump Blossoms with Possibilities

RPC Bramlage has launched a lotion pump that combines a standard system with a customisable outer body. The Lotus pump delivers excellent functionality and user-friendly operation for a wide variety of cosmetic and personal care products while enabling manufacturers to create an individual appearance for effective brand identity and maximum on-shelf appeal.  

Uflex Top Line for FY 2017-18 Up by 9% Y-O-Y; Volumes are Up too! Board Recommends Dividend of 20%

28 May 2018, Noida, Uttar Pradesh (India): India’s largest multinational flexible packaging materials and solution company Uflex Limited has declared the earnings for the Quarter ended 31 March 2018.  

In the Future we will be Printing Everywhere-on All Materials

May 24, 2018 - KELENN technology in Antony, close to Paris, is specialised in fast inkjet printing systems, imaging systems and equipment for printed electronics. General Manager Didier Rousseau founded the company in 2005.

Argentine company Refres Now goes for Sacmi OPERA roll-fed technology

Recent orders have seen the number of labellers installed at the model La Matanza plant - one of the largest and most modern in Latin America - rise to 8. Further confirmation, then, of the soundness of Sacmi roll-fed technology, the ideal solution for management of large volumes at high output rates  

X-Dual Seal From BPI Protect is Surefire pop Hit

The X-Dual Seal flexible packaging from RPC bpi protec provides end-users and manufacturers across a range of markets with extended shelf-life, satisfaction-of- use, and easy integration into production lines – benefits all derived from its innovative two-compartment design.  

Reliable product and marking inspection in the high output range

Enger, 23 May 2018 – With its I 410 model MULTIVAC Marking & Inspection offers an automatic inspection solution, which is precise, fast and consistently reliable. Thanks to its high- resolution and height-adjustable line scanners as well as its powerful image processing, it ensures that reliable marking and quality inspection from above and below is achieved.

Sacmi compression technology to play pivotal role at Propak Asia 2018

Asia's most important packaging and processing technology fair for the drink & pharma industries will see the Group showcase its complete cap/container manufacturing and labelling solutions. The latter incorporate all the advantages of a technology that is winning over the market thanks to excellent productivity, efficiency, flexibility, precision and process repeatability.

D.P.R. Labeling to Join Epson at EXPO PACK México

D.P.R. Labeling is set to join Epson at the upcoming EXPO PACK México, taking place at the Expo Santa Fe México in Mexico City from June 5-8, 2018. The two companies will team up to show the compatibility between Epson printers and DPR’s Virgo, a newly released digital desktop finishing solution for labels and packaging.

UBM India announces the much awaited CPhI's 7th Annual Pharma Confex in Mumbai

Mumbai, 24 th May, 2018: CPhI Conferences, a division of UBM India, which hosts a number of successful pharmaceutical conferences, has announced its premier event, ‘The 7th Annual Innopack Pharma Confex’ which is scheduled for 24 th – 25 th May 2018 at Hotel Sahara Star, Mumbai.

New Machine in UK First

Rigid box specialist the Pollard Group has installed a bespoke magnet and ribbon loop inserting machine, the first of its kind in the UK.  

PackPlus Ready for Another Show & Tell

Industry is business ready for the next edition of the total packaging, processing & supply chain event, which is slated for 25 th -28 th July Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.  

A Winning Combination

The versatility and practicality of the five litre D50 container from RPC Promens Industrial Theeßen for both liquid and solid products are contributing to growing demand across a wide range of end-markets.  

Uflex becomes Indian Banks' Association (IBA) certified Security Printer

16 May 2018, Noida, Uttar Pradesh (India): In a big development, India’s largest multinational flexible packaging materials and solution company Uflex Limited has been certified by the Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) as a security printer for printing MICR instruments for its member banks.  

Moisture-catching packaging for meat and fish

The creative entrepreneurs Luc van den Broek and Rinze Willemsen introduce the GravityTray, an innovative meat, chicken and fish packaging that makes the absorber superfluous.  

Just the right dose of intelligence

Nothing herein shall constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy. The ACOPOStrak product is not available for sale into the United States of America until September 2018.   Hybrid transport makes personalized mass production profitable

Data acquisition, evaluation and transmission to the cloud

A single device to acquire data, evaluate it and send it to the cloud – that's now possible with B&R's Edge Controller. The powerful industrial PC can even be used for big data analysis and machine learning, while at the same time serving as a full-fledged industrial controller.  

B&R India launches enhanced customer support

B&R India has launched World Class Support – a dedicated support hotline that will serve as a single point of contact for its customers nationwide. Customers served by B&R India headquarters in Pune and its six branch offices will now have a single number to call, ensuring that they receive a consistently high level of support with the fastest possible response times.

INTERPHEX Recap, Antares Vision Showcases its Matrix Station Top-View Aggregation Unit Paired with Omega Design Corp.'s Intelli-Pac Case Packer

Moorestown, NJ –Antares Vision, the world’s leading provider of serialization-based track and trace solutions for the pharmaceutical industry, and manufacturer of precision inspection machines for 100% production line verification of pharma products, showcased its Matrix Station Top-view aggregation unit alongside Omega Design’s Intelli-Pac case packer at INTERPHEX NYC Booth #2571.

4th GBPIP – EU and Intellectual Property Summit

Platinum Global Solutions brought stalwarts from top brand owners from all industries to discuss and learn how to expand and enhance their legal and brand protection arsenal through best practices and innovative methods while combating trademark infringement and counterfeit operations.

New Solvent-Less White Adhesive by Uflex gives Convertors a reason to Cheer

11 May 2018, Noida, Uttar Pradesh (India): The Chemicals Business of India’s largest fully integrated multinational flexible packaging materials and solution company Uflex Limited has launched a general-to- medium performance 2K solvent- less PU adhesive FLEXBON 901A/901W that is expected to enable laminators and brand owners to reduce their application cost and substantially e

Reifenhäuser Group expands Extrusion Systems component sales and strengthens activities in North America

The Reifenhäuser Group will present an initial overview of its upcoming strategic plans at the NPE Plastics Show in Orlando, Florida. “We are expanding and have a lot on the agenda,” says Bernd Reifenhäuser, CEO of the Reifenhäuser Group.

Dispenser delivers protection with a twist

The innovative Twist-Up airless dispenser from RPC Bramlage has been selected by leading Belgium cosmetics company Mylène to package a new face cream and serum as part of the company’s Detox complete facial care range.  

Co-injection technology finds new market traction via single serve capsules

AMI, Bristol, 1st May 2018 – A new report from industry consultants, AMI Consulting published in April 2018, is an authoritative comprehensive deep-dive analysis of the global High Barrier Rigid Plastic Packaging.  

Novio Packaging Group to merge with Scandinavian Packaging A/S

As from today, the international Novio Packaging Group will be joining forces with Scandinavian Packaging A/S. As a result, this Danish packaging company will become a ‘member of Novio Packaging’ operating under its present name, and as from January 1, 2019 under the name Novio Scandinavia.  

Cosmo Films: Winner at SAP ACE award 2018!

New Delhi. May 2, 2018: Cosmo Films- a leading global brand, offering value added BOPP and CPP films for packaging, labelling, lamination and Industrial applications has been awarded the prestigious SAP ACE Award 2018 in special recognition category. The honour bestowed by INDUS (SAP India User Group) is in recognition for being the front-runner in cloud adoption.  

New OPTIKA Transparent Flexi-Tubes by Uflex a Boon for Global Cosmetic Brands

02 May 2018, Noida, Uttar Pradesh (India): India’s largest multinational flexible packaging materials and solution company Uflex has made a dent in the Tubes Industry by manufacturing Flexi-Tubes that roll up all the advantages of multi-layered flexible laminates to perfection.

Constantia Flexibles to double sales in India in five years

Constantia Flexibles, the world’s fourth largest flexible packaging group, is aiming to double its sales in India within the next five years. This is the result of its recent acquisition of a majority stake in Creative Polypack and its group companies, as well as expansion plans of its existing subsidiary Parikh Packaging.  

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