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PackPlus South 2016 Is Back In Hyderabad!

With the 2015 edition been held at Bangalore, PackPlus South is back to Hyderabad after the hiatus of an year.


Balance it with PackagingConnections

New Delhi, India, February 08, 2016 - Life is like riding a bicycle, to keep your balance, you must keep moving - Albert Einstein



Following on from the successful events of the past years that reflected the growing confidence in plastics solutions that are biobased, biodegradable, or both as a viable alternative to conventional plastics, the 11th European Bioplastics Confere

OPTIMA at Interphex 2016 (Flexibility combined with time and cost savings)

At Interphex, Optima Pharma will exhibit the OPTIMA H4 filling and closing machine. It is a system which covers a great number of diverse applications. Furthermore, Optima Pharma will inform visitors about its latest MulituseFiller series.

Ardagh taps into new serving system for its kegs

Ardagh launches a new tapping system for its 3.1 and 5 litre metal party kegs, together with partner and Oberhofer owned KMT, to bring an exciting pub experience to any home-based celebration or occasion.

TC Transcontinental Packaging expands its fleet of Titan Slitter Rewinders with a new SR800

TC Transcontinental is Canada’s largest printer, with operations in print, flexible packaging, publishing and digital media and employs over 8000 employees.


Global Closure Systems is pleased to announce that the group will exhibit and present it latest product developments at Packaging Innovations 2016 in Birmingham, on February 24-25, 2016 – Stand B34.


The 2015 turnover of the Marchesini Group hits 270 million

Maurizio Marchesini CEO: “New marketplaces are the next challenge”.  The Group publishes its Code of Ethics

Industry leading Predis aseptic technology now available for Sidel Matrix platform


Sacmi KUBE technology quenches the beer industry’s thirst for innovation

A pioneering range of modular labellers will play a starring role at the Beer Attraction fair in Rimini (20-23 February 2016).

Optima nonwovens showcasing packaging solutions for baby diapers at CIDPEX 2016

At CIDPEX, Optima Nonwovens will focus its range of packaging machinery for baby diapers. Semi and fully automated machinery by Optima Nonwovens packs diapers with the utmost precision, and if required, at highest speeds.


BIOPLASTICS PLAY ESSENTIAL ROLE IN FUTURE CIRCULAR PLASTICS ECONOMY Says new report by World Economic Forum and Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

Rigid Packaging Industry Size, Share, Trends 2020

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Big Market Research adds a “Rigid Packaging Industry- Size, Share, Trends, Forecast, Growth, Opportunities, Outlook "

Sacmi at Drinkteg 2016 in Istanbul - orders and expectations on the up

Able to count on a well organised in-country presence and recently having completed some major orders, Sacmi arrives at this Turkish fair with a full range of solutions for the steadily growing beverage industry, an industry always looking for eve

ROLO Box Dumper for Wide Range of Applications

HOPKINS, MI – SP Industries offers the ROLO Box Dumper– a heavy capacity production dumper used extensively in auto parts production, forging facilities, recycling operations, distribution centers, food processing and waste handling.

Innovative Labeling of Intelligent Meters

Schreiner ProTech Develops Clev

The Many Benefits of Investing in Secondary Packaging

"Interview with: Michael Senske, President & CEO, Pearson Packaging Systems"

How has the role of secondary packaging evolved?

etma extends an invitation to the World Tube Congress on 2 June 2016 in Berlin

The tube was invented 175 years ago:
etma extends an invitation to the World Tube Congress on 2 June 2016 in Berlin

Innovative Packaging Solution for Oncological Products by Schreiner MediPharm

Curative and highly toxic at the same time: As oncological products have both of these properties, packaging them poses a special challenge. We would like to invite you to meet with the experts from Schreiner MediPharm at

Marchesini Group looks forward to illustrating the best of the end-of-line Made in Italy technologies at Propack 2016

Pianoro (Bologna) – From March 15th to 18th, the Marchesini Group will be at the most important packaging venue of the African continent, Propack Africa (Expo Centre of Nasrec, Johannesburg, Hall 6 Stand A26)

Web Retail uses solid board from tomato plants’

Web retailers prefer packaging their special products in solid board enriched with tomato plants.

New ULS Study Shows How Consumers Drive Sustainability, Packaging Trends

New ULS Study Shows How Consumers Drive Sustainability, Packaging Trends (BOULDER, CO - JANUARY 21, 2016) The ULS (Use Less Stuff) Report has published a comprehensive study on packaging efficiency.

The Sacmi-brand beverage world at the Prodexpo fair in Moscow

Encouraged by the strategic Russian market’s growing interest in its technological solutions, the Group will be presenting its most important new products, with a strong focus on total integration between cap and preform production and bottlin


Global Closure Systems (GCS) will exhibit at the Packaging of Perfume Cosmetics & Design Congress on February 3 and 4, 2016 in Paris, stand AB14, with Nicholas Thorne presenting new opportunities and innovative technologies to serve th

5 Minutes with Anheuser Busch InBev’s Director of Innovation Packaging

“The world of packaging is moving faster than ever.

Stand-Up Pouches - Could US Manufacturers Benefit from Foreign Suppliers

“There is no question that the stand-up pouch (SUP) market in the US has been growing very fast in the past five years.

United States IC Packaging Materials Industry 2015 Market Research Report

The United States IC Packaging Materials Industry 2015 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the

Nexen Group Announces Partnership with Industri/Motion Inc.

Vadnais Heights, MN, January 7, 2015 – Nexen Group, Inc., is pleased to announce a new partnership with Industri/Motion, Inc., an experienced representative of premium manufacturers of power transmission and motion control products.


Inline, the Sidel customer-facing magazine which is fully dedicated to PET, has won yet another award with the announcement that it has achieved gold in the 2015 Stevie® International Business Awards.

United States Inkjet Packaging and Labeling Industry 2016 Deep Market Research Report

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Big Market Research adds a new report package "United States Inkjet Packaging and Labeling Industry - Size, Share, Trends, Forecast, Growth, Opportunities 2021"


Bioplastic Packaging Material Industry Adopts Innovation To Stay Competitive.

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Big Market Research has recently added a report titled “Global Bioplastic Packaging Material Industry 2015 Deep Market Research Report”. Designed with the objective to offer a comprehensive information on the definition, specifica

AR Metallizing Group acquires Málaga Produtos Metalizados Ltda.

Málaga Produtos Metalizados will be a fully owned subsidiary of AR Metallizing. The acquisition has no impact on the jobs of the company’s 164 employees. Also the members of the Málaga family will remain active. 

Europe Pharmaceutical Packaging Industry Report 2015

ReportBazzar has included a new report titled “Europe Pharmaceutical Packaging Industry Report 2015“to their offering.


Cutting-edge technology creates luxury packaging for the global leader in the skin care market and provides on-shelf appeal. Global Closure Systems (GCS) manufactures new bi-injected plastic jar packaging which replace glass packs.

Pharmaceuticals Need “One Stop” Solutions Offered by Active & Intelligent Packaging

With the deadlines for compliance with two major pieces of legislation fundamentally affecting the pharmaceutical sector, a leading industry analyst has made a strong plea for the industry to adopt more Active and Intelligent Packaging (A&IP)

AIPIA Congress Confirms Brand Owners are Adopting Active & Intelligent Packaging

With delegate numbers exceeding 200 and a record number of Brand Owners attending and presenting, the AIPIA Congress proved beyond doubt that Active and Intelligent Packaging (A&IP) is about to make a big impact and has enormous potential for

Spain and Portugal: new firm Sacmi Beverage Iberica established

The new company, based in Granollers (Barcelona), will work alongside Sacmi Iberica and focus on the commercialization of complete, fully integrated plant engineering solutions for the beverage industry

Haselmeier Self-Injection Devices go Connected

Zurich, Switzerland, December 22, 2015 – Haselmeier has added connectivity to its devices portfolio with the announcement of its new Axis-D-Connect Disposable Pen Injector.

Sacmi Beverage expands in Bangladesh

Sacmi beverage technology to play a leading role in the coming edition of the IPF fair (Dhaka, 20-23 January 2016): a strategic appointment to strengthen the Group’s role as a pivotal player among local and international firms working in this Asia

Art on a bottle wins world’s top packaging award

Already a firm favourite with collectors and beer lovers worldwide, The Warsteiner Art Collection range of 330ml shaped aluminium bottles produced by Ardagh Group has now achieved a coveted WorldStar award.

Michem Release Agent 9004 Improves Board Quality, Reduces Press Maintenance

CINCINNATI, OH (December 16, 2015) – Michem® Release Agent 9004 is an innovative new platen coating for use on laminated strand board

Growing Trends in Sterile Medical Packaging Market

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Sterilization in medical and pharmaceutical applications has become imperative and has gained significant importance over the years.

CANopen Absolute Encoders Are Built to Last for Your Toughest Applications

CVM42H multiturn encoders from Pepperl+Fuchs feature a heavy-duty, stainless steel design to ensure long service life under extreme operating conditions

Omron Automation and Safety’s G9SE Slim Safety Relay Unit Cuts Installation Time Up to 50% and Simplifies Troubleshooting

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL – Omron Automation and Safety ( introduces the G9SE Safety Relay Unit, a slim size safety relay unit that significantly reduces installation and troubleshooting time/costs


Bioplastics – the association representing the value chain of bioplastics in Europe – is supporting initiatives to develop global carbon-pricing mechanisms and implement them effectively.

Ardagh and Harrogate Water Celebrate Award Winning Bottle Design

harrogate spring water and ardagh group celebrated a memorable win at the uk packaging awards in london earlier this month. the diamond glass bottle design &ndash described by judges as &lsquoinspirational&rsquo was created at ard

ardaghs aluminum design takes off in style

lufthansa, germany&rsquos largest airline, and warsteiner, one of germany&rsquos largest and privately owned breweries, have had a close relationship for many years.