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New preform quality control instrument

For measuring the transmission value of preforms, Colour Consult introduces the new P1 desktop instrument for quality control.   The instrument measures how much light passes through a preform or plastic cap. From transparent (100% transmission) to very dark, almost opaque preforms (0,1%).  

Unprecedented coalition of EU and national industries warn the Single Market for goods still needs to be defended: do not take it for granted!

Brussels, 29 May 2017 – On the eve of the start of inter-institutional negotiations on the EU Circular Economy Package, EUROPEN and 59 other EU and national industry associations, representing a vast range of sectors, have released a joint statement urging the EU to safeguard the free movement of packaged goods.

Crown and Coors Light Canada Pioneer Use Of Photochromic Inks To Engage Consumers

Philadelphia, PA – May 26, 2017. Building on the success of its cold certified thermochromic inks, Coors Light has rolled out a summer promotion that marks the first application of photochromic inks in partnership with CROWN Beverage Packaging North America, a business unit of Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Crown) (www.crowncork.com).

Maruho Hatsujyo Innovations (MHI) to Showcase Capabilities of ‘The Eagle’ Blister Machine at East Pack, June 13-15 at Jacob K. Javitz Convention Center in NYC

Cost-Efficient, High-Performance, Servo-driven Blister Machine Comprises Japanese Company’s First Foray into North America

World Wide Packaging Hires Megan Gunn as Marketing Manager

Experienced Professional Charged with Showcasing Company’s Portfolio of Customizable Cosmetic Packaging Components and Plastic Tubes  

API Incest To Enhance Holographic Foil & Film Capability

Brand enhancement specialist API has increased its holographic foil and film manufacturing capabilities after completing a recent £0.5 million investment at its Livingston facility in Scotland.  

Packaging industry continues to demand new solutions from functional and barrier coating suppliers

LEATHERHEAD, Surrey, UK – 25 May 2017 – Global demand for functional and barrier coatings in paper and paperboard applications, is forecast to grow by 4.9% year-on-year to $5.18 billion by 2022.  

SWOP – A Unique Platform Offering Entire Value Chain of the Processing and Packaging Industry in China

Exhibitor registrations at a record level Visitor registration is hot Support programme with SAVE FOOD, innovationparc, components and FMCG future zone  

KAMA wins EDP Award for the new FF 52i in the category "best folding carton solution"

Dresden/Hamburg, May 18th, 2017 – KAMA has won the EDP Award 2017 for the “best folding carton solution” with their newly developed FF 52i folder gluer. The German based machine manufacturer had introduced the game-changing folder gluer dedicated to short runs and the digital workflow at drupa 2016.

Mettler-Toledo optimises checkweighing flexibility for manufacturers with the new C Series

Giesen, 24 May 2017 – Leading product inspection specialist, Mettler-Toledo Garvens, has launched the new dynamic C Series of checkweighers. The scalable model range is designed to optimise flexibility on production and packaging lines, helping to ensure manufacturers around the world are equipped for the market demands of the future.  

Ardagh embraces 'Crossover Innovation' to create high definition glass embossing

Technology traditionally used in the chocolate industry has been adapted by Ardagh’s Design Team to create differentiation through high definition glass embossing, adding textures and feature enhancement to a standard never seen before in glass packaging.  

"Digital printing will take market shares away from label printing – we are well prepared for that"

23.05.17 Industrial printing is omnipresent in everyday life. In a loose series of interviews, the VDMA Printing and Paper Technology Association presents member companies that are active in this market.

pladis signs global preferred supplier agreement with Bosch Packaging Technology Official signing ceremony at interpack 2017

Düsseldorf, Germany – The global biscuit and confectionery company pladis has signed a preferred supplier agreement with Bosch Packaging Technology at leading trade fair interpack 2017. By signing the agreement, Bosch has become one of pladis’ worldwide preferred suppliers of process and packaging technology for bakery, chocolate, and confectionery products.

Marchesini Group at Interpack 2017: Made-in- Italy technology and food are once again the winning features. The CEO Mr. Cassani: "We are ready for the Industry 4.0 challenge".

Pianoro (Bologna) – Interpack has just ended and was a great success for the Marchesini Group. 5 thousand visitors entered the modern and bright open space booth of 1,200 square meters in Pavilion 8a throughout the exhibition week with peaks of visitors from Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Japan, China and England.

SP Industries Introduces CP-3002: Heavy Duty, Dual Cylinder Stationary Industrial Compactor

HOPKINS, MI – SP Industries offers the CP-3002 industrial compactor. With a dual cylinder design, this compactor easily handles packaging materials, wooden skids, crates and process scraps. The CP-3002 helps lower costs by creating high density, reduced volume material, which requires less space and fewer trips to the landfill or recycling center.

The New Steadyedge Pet Container Base By Sidel Combines Creative Opportunities With Optimum Performance

SteadyEDGE™ is a unique, patented base solution which offers Food, Home and Personal Care (FHPC) producers enhanced brand differentiation options together with maximum production efficiency.  

New Pvc- Free Closures From Crown Help Food And Beverage Brands Enhance Sustainability

Philadelphia, PA – May 18th, 2017. To meet demand for even more environmentally friendly packaging from European food and beverage brands, CROWN Food Europe, a business unit of Crown Holdings, Inc. (Crown) (www.crowncork.com) has launched metal closure technology featuring a PVC-free compound.  

Medichecks’ new packaging sets the standard in home blood testing

Medichecks launched its blood tests in new, user-friendly, multi-functional and attractive new packaging, making blood tests easier and more accessible to all. The packaging design agency Burgopak were briefed to create a pack that enhances the testing experience and communicates instructions for use clearly to minimize user error.

Uflex value - engineers different variants of Extrusion Lamination Machine

Noida, 18 May 2017: In the absence of quality manufacturers of Extrusion Coating/ Lamination machines in India, responding to an ever increasing demand from the Convertors’ fraternity, India’s largest multinational flexible packaging materials and solution company Uflex had launched Extrusion Lamination Machine EL-1300 in India, last July.  

China Print 2017: German Printing and Paper Machine Manufacturing Shows Strong Presence

Corporations and mid-market companies showcased the latest made-in- Germany printing and paper technology PrintPromotion - joint stand with fourteen participating companies  

UniNet Europe Introduces New Sublimation Toner and Inks, Wide Format Inks at Fespa

UniNet Europe Introduces New Sublimation Toner and Inks, Wide Format Inks at Fespa   

Lifting of sanctions could drive growth in Iranian plastics industry

Capacity for 1 million + vehicles Building and infrastructure account for 23% of polymer demand Packaging projected to grow  

Customer solutions center for vertical packaging opened in the Netherlands during interpack 2017

Complete system solutions running live demonstrations Expert on-site consultations and packaging workshops New microsite to help find an optimal system solution for individual needs  

PR Report - Beauty India Show 2017

We heartily thank you for being a part of our successful maiden edition of Beauty India Show. We carried out a targeted Marketing strategy which included PR Marketing, Affinity Marketing, Database Marketing, B-B Marketing, Cross-Media Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Outbound Marketing & Mass Marketing as the pillars.

​Crown opens first greenfield beverage can facility in the united states in over 20 years

Philadelphia, PA – May 12, 2017. Crown Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Crown) (www.crowncork.com), a leading supplier of metal packaging products worldwide, celebrated the opening of its new beverage can manufacturing plant in Nichols, New York with a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 9.

Caito Foods Receives First Place Manufacturing Innovation Award

Reston, Va.; May 10, 2017 — Caito Foods received first place at the awards presentation held on April 5, during ProFood Tech in Chicago. PMMI is pleased to recognize outstanding food and beverage packaging and processing innovation projects via the first annual Manufacturing Innovation Awards competition.  

Cosmo Films upgrades its anti-fog film for wider applications

Cosmo Films, a leading manufacturer of speciality BOPP films, has come up with an improvised anti-fog film with excellent cold & hot anti fog properties and high hot tack & low co-efficient of friction which can deliv

Building & construction sector in the focus of Mondi’s interpack presence

Booth A24/B23, Hall 9, interpack 2017, 4-10 May, Düsseldorf  

Mondi interview at interpack 2017

Booth A24/B23, Hall 9, interpack 2017, 4-10 May, Düsseldorf   Albert Klinkhammer, Mondi Group Marketing Director, answers questions about the company’s latest exhibition of innovative packaging and paper solutions at interpack 2017.   “Discover how Mondi’s products touch millions of lives, every day.”  

The shortest route to printed films: Südpack launches online shop for digital printing

Ochsenhausen / Düsseldorf, 04 May 2017 – Quick and easy ordering of printed films: Südpack Verpackungen GmbH & Co. KG will be the first film manufacturer in Europe to offer its customers online ordering of digitally printed and laminated films for food products and technical articles.

Commitment to environment, employees and society: Südpack publishes first sustainability report

Ochsenhausen / Düsseldorf, May 04, 2017 – Sustainability plays a key role for Südpack Verpackungen GmbH & Co. The family-owned company based in Ochsenhausen, Germany has invested in sustainable production and staff development for decades. The company demonstrates corporate social responsibility in numerous social projects.

The Veraplex World: Insightful foil solutions

Ochsenhausen / Düsseldorf, 04 May 2017 – Veraplex films from Südpack Verpackungen GmbH & Co. KG are a world of their own and set new standards. These films are extremely thin with outstanding technical properties, including puncture resistance, effective oxygen/aroma barriers, and extreme tear resistance.

Easy to open: Südpack's xtear tear-off perforation

Ochsenhausen / Düsseldorf, 04 May 2017 – Modern packaging solutions not only offer outstanding product protection; they also impress consumers with their exceptional convenience. Composite films with xtear perforation by Südpack Verpackungen GmbH & Co. KG make it a breeze to open the packaging – without the need for a knife or scissors.

Südpack Verpackungen GmbH & Co. KG: More than 50 years of packaging expertise

Manufacturer of multilayer packaging films focuses on comprehensive services and cutting edge technology for customers  

Südpack Medica AG: System provider for medical packaging

Subsidiary of the Südpack Group offers extensive service and broad portfolio for sterile medical packaging  

Experiencing packaging through the senses: Südpack at Interpack 2017

Ochsenhausen / Düsseldorf, 04 May 2017 – Packaging solutions that "make sense" – because they appeal to all the senses: Südpack Verpackungen GmbH & Co. KG is not only presenting its latest film developments at Interpack 2017 in Düsseldorf. Stand C22 in Hall 10 is where visitors can find out how Südpack packaging speaks to the senses for tangible consumer benefits.

Secure sealing all-rounders: Multipeel xPET films from Südpack

Ochsenhausen / Düsseldorf, 04 May, 2017 – The Multipeel family from Südpack Verpackungen GmbH & Co KG has been setting standards in resealing films for 15 years. The product line now includes a variety of films for specific applications – from the Multipeel High Base sealing film to Multipeel Flow Wrap resealable tubular bags.

The intelligent resealable solution: Südpack presents its new Multiclose packaging concept

Ochsenhausen / Düsseldorf, 04 May 2017 – With an innovative new packaging concept from Südpack Verpackungen GmbH und Co. KG food manufacturers can easily create attractive and convenient packaging: Multiclose makes it possible to produce practical, resealable packs – and to do so using standard thermoforming systems.

One for Everyone

Sonoco's plastic packaging and composite cans are versatile all-rounders that can be adapted to individual products and their uses.  

Head to Toe Branding

Hockenheim, 4 May 2017 – (NYSE: SON) What began decades ago as simple paperboard containers with labels attached by hand now shines in the supermarket spotlight as a faithful companion and ambassador for a variety of brands. Rigid paperboard containers look great on the shelf, in shipping parcels, or at home.

Packaging in its natural environment: Sonoco at the Interpack 2017

Hockenheim, 07 April 2017 – (NYSE: SON) High-quality packaging really starts to shine when consumers use it in their everyday lives. At this year’s instalment of the leading packaging trade show Interpack (Düsseldorf, 4th – 10th May 2017), Sonoco Europe will present its packaging solutions in real-world consumption situations.

Convenient, crunchy and curvy

Snack producer Vico introduces Hula Hoops in Sonoco’s rigid paperboard containers to the French market  

Rigid paper containers – composite cans and drums: versatile packaging to meet high demands

Sonoco Europe has a longstanding experience in the production of stable high-quality carton packages. Over the years, the group has become the European market and technology leader in the market segment of rigid paper containers, also called composite cans and composite drums.

In-mould labelling for top-quality plastic containers

Sonoco Europe expands its product line with plastic packaging based on in-mould labelling (IML) technology, a high-quality packaging solution for perishable foods like sausages, fish and milk products. Some well-known examples are Monte desserts from Zott, Rügenwalder Teewurst, Goldsteig Bambini Mozzarella and ice cream by major brands.

Quality is not a vision SICK at Interpack 2017

Waldkirch, May 2017 – At Interpack 2017, SICK will present itself as the supplier of a wide range of sensors for the consumer goods industry. The products, systems and services that it puts on display will include compact, easily integrated devices, configurable stand-alone solutions and programmable high-speed cameras.

To the point Laser expertise from SICK

Waldkirch, May 2017 – SICK will be presenting its wide range of laser sensors at Interpack 2017.

A good eye for contrasts and colors KTS and KTX contrast sensors from SICK

Waldkirch, May 2017 – With its KTS and KTX product families, SICK is presenting new, powerful contrast sensors from a forward-looking, innovative platform.

Image processing 4.0 Programmable InspectorP6xx camera

Waldkirch, May 2017 – The programmable InspectorP6xx camera from SICK is the solution for complex image processing tasks. Optics, illumination, evaluation, and interfaces – everything is integrated and highly customizable.

UBM India announces CPhI’s 6 th Annual Innopack Pharma Confex in Mumbai

Mumbai, 10 th May 2017: CPhI Conferences, a division of UBM India, which hosts a number of successful pharmaceutical conferences, has announced the 6th Annual Innopack Pharma Confex slated for 1 st – 2 nd June 2017 at The Sahara Star, Mumbai.

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