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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.

NatureFlex™ Wrapped German Vegan Chocolate Wins Sweetie 2016 Award

German fine chocolate producer VIVANI (part of EcoFinia GmbH), has been awarded the “Sweetie 2016” award that recognises the best confectionery of 2016, by a leading German grocery magazine, Rundschau für den Lebensmittelhandel, for their latest range of Vegan Chocolate that is wrapped in Futamura’s NatureFlex™ films.  

German Packaging Award 2016 – Sustainability category goes to: Biobrush wrapped in NatureFlex

Futamura is proud to announce that Biobrush, wrapped in its NatureFlex TM packaging film, has been pronounced ‘Winner 2016’ in the Sustainability category of the German Packaging Institute’s ‘Packaging Award 2016’.

Mocon Launches New Map Headspace Gas Analyzer With Accuracy, Speed Improvements

Minneapolis (April 27, 2017) – Food companies who market their products in Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) will now be able to significantly improve testing accuracy, as well as reduce the time needed to analyze oxygen and carbon dioxide headspace gas.  

Globally Available Map Leak Testing System Helps Improve Package Integrity, Extends Shelf Life, Reduces Costs

Minneapolis (April 20, 2017) – A fully automated, leak testing system which has been developed to help food processors ensure that individual Modified Atmosphere Packages (MAP) do not have undetected micro leaks will now be available globally.  

Gebo cermex wins best modular machine award at interpack

Following a global launch at Interpack 2017, Gebo Cermex has announced that its CareSelect™ bottle infeed system has won the ‘Modular Machines’ category of the ‘Best Future Machine Award’ sponsored by Rockwell Automation.  

Refres now increase production capacity by 40% while halving energy consumption, by choosing sidel matrix combi

Following a significant investment in the biggest-ever Sidel Combi for CSD (carbonated soft drinks) in 2011, Refres Now, the Argentinian producer of the Manaos brand of beverages, has recently installed a further blow-fill- cap solution. With the new Sidel Matrix™ Combi, Refres Now can expect comparable savings of 45% in its energy consumption.

Constantia Flexibles presents packaging solutions at World of Private Label trade show

The Processed Meat Business Unit of Constantia Flexibles’s Food Division, Europe region, will showcase flexible packaging for pet food, meat, fish, and processed fruit and vegetables at the international World of Private Label trade show in Amsterdam on May 16 and 17.  

CROWN, World's Leading Metal Packaging Company, Expands Use of Inspection Systems from AVT

"100% detection of print defects by AVT's Titan enables us to drastically improve printing quality" says Mr. Ugo Manghi, MPC Manager at CROWN Imballaggi Italia  

Compostable Gone4Good™ packaging makes its debut in the form of Alter Eco's Heirloom Quinoa pouches

Compostable Gone4Good™ packaging makes its debut in the form of Alter Eco's Heirloom Quinoa pouches.  

Cosmo Films upgrades its anti-fog film for wider applications

Mumbai, 9 th May, 2017 – 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 deliver high speed over wrapping performance.

MULTIVAC is presenting a comprehensive range at interpack 2017

Wolfertschwenden, 17. January 2017 - MULTIVAC will be presenting a comprehensive range of packaging solutions for a wide variety of applications at interpack in Düsseldorf. The stand in Hall 5 (E23) will be aimed at food-processing companies as well as manufacturers of industrial products and consumer items.

High-quality shrink packs for meat and sausage products

Wolfertschwenden, 13. March 2017 - At interpack in Hall 5 (E23), MULTIVAC will be presenting the B 325, a still very young and successful chamber belt machine for packing food products in film pouches. For the first time this machine can be seen in conjunction with the new compact SE 320 shrink tank for producing shrink packs.  

The new G 700 traysealer from MULTIVAC packs ready meals, snacks, vegetables and fresh-cut products highly efficiently and economically

Wolfertschwenden, 20. February 2017 - With the G 700 model, MULTIVAC is expanding its range with the addition of a high-output traysealer for packing ready meals, snacks, vegetables and fresh-cut products of all types.

The focus is also on vacuum skin packs at interpack 2017

Wolfertschwenden, 23 February 2017 - MultiFresh is a particular focus of this year's interpack presence by MULTIVAC in Hall 5, Stand E23. Examples of the packaging system for producing highquality vacuum skin packs will be shown on the compact R 105 MF thermoforming packaging machine and the T 300 H traysealer.

Integrated packaging solutions from a single source

Wolfertschwenden, 16 March 2017 – MULTIVAC presents itself at interpack as an experienced manufacturer of automation solutions. The solution portfolio covers all types of automation tasks and levels of integration.

Packaging solutions for the efficient production of portion packs

Wolfertschwenden, 09 February 2017 - On Stand E23 in Hall 5 at interpack 2017 in Düsseldorf, MULTIVAC will be showing an economical solution for producing portion packs, which are the focus of many current trends. MULTIVAC has equipped the R 145 thermoforming packaging machine with an innovative shape and contour cutter.

MULTIVAC presents a comprehensive range of solutions for the medical and pharmaceutical industries

Wolfertschwenden, 24 January 2017 - MULTIVAC will be presenting a comprehensive range of packaging solutions for the medical and pharmaceutical industries at interpack 2017 in Düsseldorf. In addition to a packaging line with automated product handling, the company will also be presenting on Stand A 51 in Hall 17 a range of solutions for packing small series of products.

Higher level of food safety thanks to visual inspection systems

Wolfertschwenden, 11 January 2017 - In addition to conveyor belt labellers that are designed around customers' needs, MULTIVAC Marking & Inspection will be shifting the focus primarily to visual inspection systems on Stand E23 in Hall 5 at interpack 2017.  

Sun Chemical Forms Commercial Alliance with SAPICI

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – 3 May 2017 – Sun Chemical has formed a commercial alliance with SAPICI S.p.A. to market SAPICI’s lamination adhesives portfolio under the Sun Chemical commercial brand name.  

Sun Chemical Offers Brand Owners Brighter Ideas for Packaging at interpack 2017

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY – 4-10 May 2017 –Under the theme “Brighter Ideas for Packaging” in Hall 7a, Stand C06, Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC, are demonstrating their capabilities as a global, full service provider of innovative packaging solutions, from concept to consumer, to uniquely address the key aspects of packaging optimisation, reflected as five separate zones on

SunColorBox Closes the Loop on Global Digital Color Management

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY – 4 May 2017 - At interpack 2017 Sun Chemical is launching the latest version of SunColorBox, the end-to-end digital color management solution that guarantees brand colors are reproduced consistently and efficiently anywhere in the world — whatever combination of printing technology, substrates and inks is used.  

UNITED CAPS to Present Three Innovations in Caps and Closures at Interpack 2017

In-Mould Labeling, Bi-Injection and DOUBLEFLOW take center stage in the UNITED CAPS stand  

"Medical Plastics Conference" at CHINAPLAS 2017

The “3rd Medical Plastics Conference” at CHINAPLAS is shaping up to be the best ever with a packed line-up of informative topics that cover both new technologies and practical solutions given by experts, material providers and medical device manufacturers from around the world.

New in 2018: The PACKage Printing Pavilion The main stage for your package printing innovations to debut at PACK EXPO International

Reston, Va.; May 5, 2017 — The PACKage Printing Pavilion, the industry’s main stage for package printing innovations, will debut at PACK EXPO International 2018 (October 14–17, 2018, McCormick Place, Chicago), announces PACK EXPO show producer, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

AEGLE Zero. The natural choice

AEGLE Zero, a new uncoated folding boxboard with an uncoated reverse, has been added to the range of packaging materials offered by Kotkamills from their BM2 cartonboard machine in Kotka, Finland.​  

PMMI Shares Latest Trends in Global Packaging Consumer trends toward healthy eating, sustainability and convenience are impacting the global packaging market.

Reston, Va.; May 5, 2017 — Consumer focus on wellness, environmental impact and macroeconomic factors such as the growth of the middle class creating more disposable income are shaping the global packaging market, said Charles D. Yuska, president and CEO, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, at a press luncheon during interpack (Düsseldorf, Germany; May 4–10).

Numerous novelties at interpack 2017 : Bosch Packaging Technology presents line and systems competence in the age of digitization

Abundance of innovations in machines and digital services 2016 sales with around 1.3 billion euros on previous year level Europe accounts for 40 percent of sales  

New Duerr's citrus jar wins Best Packaging Design at World Food Innovation Awards

Ardagh Group and Duerr’s are proud to have has been awarded Best Packaging Design for their unique citrus jar at the World Food Innovation Awards, organised by FoodBev Media.   Judges were impressed by the design innovation in the intricate detailing of the jar’s texture, commenting:  

BillerudKorsnäs Invests in Sustainable Future: Presenting Brand Enhancing Packaging Solutions at interpack 2017

“Consumers are increasingly making more educated decisions about the products they purchase and the impact they have on the environment,” says Peter Malmqvist, marketing director at BillerudKorsnäs. “At BillerudKorsnäs we set high standards for sustainability, and by partnering with us, brand owners and converters can incorporate sustainable packaging into their operations.”  

Videojet showcases four new products at Interpack 2017

Wood Dale, Illinois – 4 May 2017 – Innovation is the focus in 2017, as Videojet showcases four brand new products from three technologies at Interpack designed to deliver maximum uptime, unprecedented reliability and attractive total cost of ownership figures.

ILLIG is benefiting significantly from strong non-European markets and continues to expand its service

Heilbronn and Düsseldorf, May, 5, 2017 – Interpack, Düsseldorf, the international leading trade fair, has always been a useful indicator for the current economic situation and the mood in the packaging sector.

IML Decoration of Thermoformed Packs on ILLIG FSL 48 Form, Fill and Seal Line

Heilbronn and Düsseldorf, May 5, 2017 – At his year's Interpack ILLIG; the systems provider for thermoforming solutions, will be presenting its thermoforming lines in their latest stage of development customized for the demands of the food and dairy industries. In focus will be the FSL 48 form, fill and seal line with multi-lane filler and integrated IML (In-Mold Labeling) station.

ILLIG Pactivity: 360° Custom-made Packaging Development in Thermoforming

Heilbronn and Düsseldorf, May 5, 2017 – At his year's Interpack, Düsseldorf, May 4 – 10, ILLIG; the systems provider for thermoforming solutions, will be presenting for the first time its new „Pactivity“ business sector for packaging development. Pactivity is a combination of Packaging and Activity.

Ishida Rve Multihead Weighers Raise The Bar For Mid-Range Performance

Ishida is launching a new series of mid-range multihead weighers for the high performance weighing of free-flowing and semi-sticky products for a large number of of dry, fresh and frozen food applications.  


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