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Uflex Chemicals Launches Swiss Ordinance Compliant Inks ‘Flexglide 1817 for Alu Alu Application Targeting Pharma Industry

Noida, September 21, 2018: The Chemicals Business of Uflex Ltd, a leading supplier of Inks, Adhesives and Speciality Coatings, has launched a new PU based NTNK ink series ‘Flexglide 1817’ for Alu Alu blister packing, for Pharma Industry.  

South Korea’s thanksgiving holiday enhanced through Ardagh Group’s food cans

Every September, South Korea celebrates its annual lunar thanksgiving holiday, one of its most important traditions, and, thanks to its award winning rectangular aluminium food cans, Ardagh Group is able to make a significant contribution.  

Constantia Flexibles presents the new world of packaging at PACK EXPO 2018

Constantia Flexibles will present the packaging solutions of tomorrow at the world’s largest packaging trade fair in 2018, the PACK EXPO, to be held in Chicago from October 14 to 17. The packaging expert’s trade fair presentation will focus on four innovation pillars: Sustainability, Performance Packaging, Interactive Packaging, and Brand Protection.

Top-Ten CDMOInvests in ROI BeyondSerialization Compliance withDigital Factory Solution from Supply Chain Wizard

Leading Contract Manufacturer implements SCW’s OEE Tracker solution to improve efficiency through data-driven decisionmaking.

Antares Vision Goes Beyond Pharma, Opening To New Industries And Challenges

The Multinational Company is extending its presence to demanding industrial sectors such as high-end cosmetics, food and beverage, fashion and luxury  Meet Antares Vision atPackExpo 2018: Booth S-3760 - Booth W-646

FlexFilms Launches Two New Advanced BOPET Film

Sept 19, 2018, Elizabethtown, Kentucky (USA): FlexFilms, the global film manufacturing arm of Uflex, has launched two new state-of-the-art BOPET Films, at its manufacturing centre in Kentucky, U.S.A.   1. FLEXMETPROTECT TM F-HBP-M: An Aluminum Foil Replacement Metallized High-Barrier BOPET Film

Mondi to showcase BarrierPack Recyclable, and a host of other packaging innovations at FachPack 2018

Vienna, 17 September 2018 – Mondi, the global packaging and paper group, will highlight BarrierPack Recyclable, its fully recyclable plastic laminate for pre-made pouches and FFS roll stock, along with other innovative products targeting the ice cream, pet food, and food and beverages categories at the upcoming FachPack trade fair in Germany.  

ALL4PACK: the Marchesini Group previews an innovative mascara and lip gloss packaging line

Paris (France) – The Marchesini Group continues to boost the importance of cosmetic packaging machines as part of its market strategies by attending ALL4PACK in Paris, where a stand-alone processing machine and an innovative packaging line for mascara and lip gloss will be presented.

PCI and CSP Technologies, Inc. Announce Strategic Collaboration for Breakthrough Activ-Blister TM Solutions

In scavenging for undesired moisture and gases, protective packaging solution enables enhanced shelf life and speed-to-market for pharmaceutical and medical device products  

MULTIVAC is expanding its printer portfolio with the addition of a versatile thermal inkjet printer

Enger, 17 September 2018 – For the first time starting in March 2019, MULTIVAC will be offering a MULTIVAC TIJ printer in addition to TTO printers. It will be able to be used in direct web printers as well as in label dispensers.  

CSP Technologies Inc.FeaturesVITAL™ Portfolio of Desiccated-by-Design Containers at Vitafoods Asia 2018

    CSP Technologies Inc.FeaturesVITAL Portfolio of Desiccated-by-Design Containers  at Vitafoods Asia 2018 Company also highlighted active packaging solutions that protect products from moisture and gases, including oxygen. 

VDMA Printing and Paper Technology Association Develops Mission Statement for the Years 2030 to 2040

Future workshop brings together member companies, trend researchers, students and the drupa management team Participants discuss the influences of social and technological trends on printing & paper and develop a joint vision  

Uflex’s Waterless Internet Flower Packaging Adjudged Diamond Finalist Winner at Dow’s 2018 30 th Awards for Packaging Innovation

12 September 2018, Noida (Uttar Pradesh): Waterless Internet Flower Packaging, a remarkable breakthrough in packaging of Flowers by Uflex, has been announced as Diamond Finalist Winner at the 2018 30th Awards for Packaging Innovation by The Dow Chemical Company (Dow).

SACMI Beverage for the beer planet, appointment in Nuremberg

On show at Brau Beviale 2018, with the Group’s presentation of the latest technological developments in filling and labelling. The strong points of the offer are solutions specially designed for this sector that ensure maximum reliability and versatility of use

Sacmi Beverage 4.0 at All4Pack Paris 2018

Packaging 4.0 is set to play a starring role at All4Pack Paris, the international fair that, from 26 to 29 November 2018, merges Emballage and Manutention into a single exhibition.

PackPlus South - at Bengaluru in 2019

The unprecedented success of PackPlus New Delhi has added to the enthusiasm, and the industry is now gearing up for the South edition of the event. Slated to be held from 10-13 April 2019, PackPlus South will come together with PrintFair and SupplyPlus at the state-of-the-art venue of Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), Bengaluru. 

A GAME-CHANGERIN FILM PACKAGING

RPC bpi protec demonstrates its commitment to environmental stewardship with a barrier film that delivers an oxygen and water vapour barrier, can incorporate recycled material and is fully recyclable

ProCarton 5R's of Responsibility

Pro Carton – the European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers – today called for an update on the 3 Rs of Recycling – updating the waste hierarchy to respond to today’s packaging conundrum.

Mitsubishi to show coated specialty papers for the label and packaging industry at Labelexpo Americas 2018

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper offers a large range of excellent coated specialty papers; worldwide and for a variety of applications. At Labelexpo Americas 2018 (25 – 27 September 2018, Chicago), the Germany-based company will show its wide range of papers dedicated for label and packaging applications.  

Kodak to sell off flexographic packaging division

Rob Fletcher speaks to Jeff Clarke, Kodak's Chief Executive about selling its flexographic packaging division as it seeks to focus its efforts on other growth areas within the wider group.

Uflex Holography Business Develops Premium Lens Transfer Paper, Paperboard Using Fresnel Lens

Uflex Holography Business Develops Premium Lens Transfer Paper, Paperboard Using Fresnel Lens  

New Vision Packaging debuts laminate tubes at Packaging Innovations London

This year, New Vision has added laminate tubes to its portfolio and will be showcasing these at the Packaging Innovations exhibition in London on the 12th and 13th September 2018. This latest move is another pillar in New Vision’s plans to offer a full portfolio of packaging solutions to the beauty, personal care and haircare markets.

Cosmo Films launches heat resistant films

New Delhi, 5 th Sep 2018– Cosmo Films, a global leader in speciality films for flexible packaging, lamination and labeling applications as well as synthetic paper introduces BOPP based heat resistant(HR) films.

CLARIANT TO EXHIBIT DESICCANT SOLUTIONS THAT PROTECT FURNITURE FROM MOISTURE DAMAGE DURING TRANSPORT AT FMC 2018

Clariant will participate in China's leading furniture manufacturing and supply exhibition 11-14 September in Shanghai; visit our team at Booth K35 in Hall N10. Container Dri® II cargo desiccant has been awarded Clariant's EcoTain® label for its best-in-class sustainability and performance excellence.

Pack Expo 2018, SACMI Beverage flies to Chicago

North America’s biggest fair to showcase LINEAR filler for Bag-In-Box lines alongside labelled bottle and container inspection systems

Cartonplast Group strengthens its returnable transport packaging business with the acquisition of Green Plate

Dietzenbach, Germany, 4 September 2018 - Cartonplast Group (“CPL”), Europe’s leading provider of mission-critical closed-loop logistics services to the food and beverage packaging industry, announces its acquisition of Germany-based Green Plate GmbH (“Green Plate”).

New Videojet Continuous Inkjet Printer Drives Improved Performance for Everyday Operation

CHICAGO – August 31, 2018 – With over 40 years of expertise in the continuous inkjet coding market, Videojet is pleased to launch our new Videojet 1580 CIJ printer.

W&H Chooses Xaar 5601 For First Digital Printer For Flexible Packaging

Cambridge, 4 th September 2018. Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H), leader in machinery and systems for the manufacturing and converting of flexible packaging, is developing its first digital, single-pass press for flexible packaging using Xaar 5601 printheads. The printhead was selected as a result of successful performance tests conducted over several months last year.

Phillip Judt at Absolute Machine Tools Recognized as Emerging Leader in Manufacturing

CINCINNATI, Ohio – August 2018 – Phillip Judt, an applications engineer at Absolute Machine Tools (Mason, Ohio) has been nominated and named an emerging leader in the manufacturing industry, according to Production Machining magazine, a trade publication that has covered the precision machined parts industry since 2001.

Item Products broadens offering with new partnership

Item Products, the UK’s leading designer and producer of a unique range of components for the packaging industry, has recently announced a new and exclusive UK partnership with finishing specialists, LIASA. The Spanish firm manufactures cords, ropes and braids in a variety of finishes that are perfect for luxury packaging applications such as luxury boxes and high-end bags.

Invitation Boxes Wholesale

For the best and more memorable party, everyone likes to have invitation boxes, which are more beautiful that makes the event more attractive and memorable. In the past, people usually use envelopes for the invitation, but nowadays this trend is shifting towards the use of invitation boxes.

WWPSet to Host Second Annual Beauty Expo in Culver City, CA in October

Premier B2B event to provide intimate look at ‘all things beauty’ and the latest in creative packaging innovations  

Pack Tech A/S acquires design studio

We are proud to announce that Pack Tech is teaming up with the renowned Danish design agency Mavro//Lefèvre! With an increasing interest in unique customer solutions, we wish to offer our customers a supplement to our internal design department. With the recognized studio Mavro//Lefèvre, we add yet another dimension to our specialized packaging solutions.  

Lighter Container Retains Its Functionality

RPC Design has implemented a redesign of the award-winning Westland lawn spreader pack that has delivered valuable sustainability benefits. The new container is now lighter and easier to assemble while still retaining all the user-friendly benefits of the original.  

Pack Expo Chicago: the Marchesini Group introduces three stand-alone machines to the American packaging market

West Caldwell (New Jersey) – This year again the Marchesini Group will be taking part in Pack Expo Chicago, from October 14 th to October 17 th . The Group will be exhibiting the new MA 400 continuous motion horizontal cartoner, the TURBO-MEK 150 vacuum turbo-emulsifier by DUMEK, the Group’s brand specialized in manufacturing of cosmetic processing machines, and the RE 202 rotary labeler.

Keystone Folding Box Co. Introduces Blister Solution for Limited Opioid Prescriptions

Customizable Ecoslide-RX packaging design seen as a tool to combatongoingopioid crisis

Plastic Packaging Materials for Foods- We are finding more environment friendly ways!

In the world of packaging, sustainability plays an important role. According to numerous sources packaging produced in Australia is estimated to be $10-10.5 billion, which means around USD300 billion globally. Out of which, the food and beverage sector uses almost around 65-70%.

Proseal Follows Queen's Award with New TTe Tray Sealer

Proseal has launched its first tray sealer since winning a Queen’s Award for International Trade 2018. The Proseal TTe is a small, compact and robust tray sealer ideal for low-volume production and production trials.  

Water for All - Leybold strengthens a long-term project of the Atlas Copco Group

Cologne, 22 August 2018 - Leybold Managing Director Johan Van der Eeken and Project Manager Stephan Hohenadl today handed over a donation cheque for 5,930 Euros to Eva Heemann and Cemre Altinsoy for the employee initiative `Water for All ́. Since 1984, Water for All has supported projects that provide people in need with access to clean drinking water, sanitation and hygiene.

Highly Efficient Sidel Complete Line Helps Niagara Bottling LLC Achieve +2 Million Cases Per Year

The industry-leading private label bottled water supplier, Niagara Bottling LLC, with its many plants throughout the US and Mexico, has recently upgraded its Salt Lake City fa-cility with a Sidel complete PET line. The line features two Super Combis, equipped with the innovative and compact ground-level preform feeder, EasyFEED™, along with Gebo Cermex conveying and end-of-line equipment.

Packaging value chain coalition of 68 industry associations launches joint recommendations ahead of negotiations on the Single-Use Plastics proposal

Brussels, 22 August 2018 – EUROPEN and 67 other European and national associations1 representing a wide range of packaging materials and sectors across the packaging value chain, have announced joint recommendations2 on the Commission’s proposal for a Directive on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment, i.e.

Fresca Juices dazzles with holographic packs on the shelf for the first time in India.

With the launch of new holographic packs, Fresca is all set to take on the market.  

Kluge to Demonstrate the Newest Line of Print Finishing Solutions at PRINT 18

St. Croix Falls, WI August 20, 2018 - Brandtjen & Kluge, LLC (Kluge), the

At Labelexpo Americas, AVT to Showcase Connected Workflow Automation Solutions with Sister Companies Esko and X-Rite

World leader in print inspection and quality management also will feature North American debut of HD+ Label Print Inspection Series  

Chemicals Business of Uflex assessed for ISO 31000:2018 Risk Management System

Noida, August 20, 2018: Chemicals Business of Uflex Limited a leading supplier of Inks, Adhesives and Speciality Coatings, is one of the first few companies in India to be assessed and found to be in agreement with the Risk Management Principles & Guidelines as per ISO 31000:2018.  

Winners of ‘Tube of the Year 2018’ competition chosen

Choosing the ‘Tube of the Year’ was again on the agenda at the recent General Assembly meeting of etma, the European tube manufacturers association. This year, there were as many as 40 tubes submitted by about 20 member companies.

Cosmo Films launches CPP metalized film with high metal bond

New Delhi, 16th Aug, 2018– Cosmo Films, a global leader in speciality films for flexible packaging, lamination and labeling applications introduces a cast polypropylene (CPP) metalized film with high metal bond strength. This film has been specially designed to offer superior inter layer bond strength for making multi-layer laminate structures, which in turn enhances barrier properties.

Microbes fully metabolize biodegradable plastics

Berlin, 16 August 2018 – Researchers at ETH Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) succeeded in an interdisciplinary study to demonstrate that soil microorganisms metabolically utilised the carbon in the PBAT polymer both for energy production and also to build up microbial biomass.

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