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Reifenhauser Reicofil produces meltdown for face masks

Reifenhäuser Reicofil converts its own meltblown test lines to production and thus supplies material for up to one million face masks daily.  

Safe Supply Chain in Hospitals Using RFID

Error-free medication management in hospitals can save lives. Medicines equipped with RFID-Labels can be tracked from the hospital pharmacy to bedside dispensing and their availability ensured. This presupposes that the RFID-Label and tracking system are perfectly matched. The new partnership between pharma label specialist Schreiner MediPharm and the U.S.

PACT Introduces Thermo Shield™ Fire Suppressant Shipping Wrap

100% recyclable wrap solution that exceeds proposed SAE G27 lithium battery packaging performance standards for air, land & sea.

Labeling Solutions Provider Luminer Expands Extended Content Label Capacity & Capabilities through Infrastructure Investment

Additional high-speed ECL production line broadens bandwidth, offers exacting booklet placement and provides efficiency-based  cost effectiveness. 

Labeling Solutions Provider Luminer Expands Extended Content Label Capacity & Capabilities through Infrastructure Investment

Additional high-speed ECL production line broadens bandwidth, offers exacting booklet placement and provides efficiency-based  cost effectiveness. 

Haselmeier receives Medical Device Master File number for D-Flex product platform

Stuttgart, Germany, 17.03.2020: Haselmeier officially announces that it has received Master File Number MAF3202 from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States for its D-Flex product platform, a new generation of injection pen systems for subcutaneous self-administration.
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In response to COVID-19, ACG implements work from home policy, and takes other progressive measures to ensure workforce and public health

As a key pharma supply player, ACG is committed to working with its partners to ‘make the world healthier’. This means that of primary concern is the health of all people – around the world, and also in its own workplace.

Leybold: Hygienic Enclosures for vacuum pumps ensure highest hygiene standards

Cologne, March 2020 – For consumers and the government, a maximum of safety and quality in the production of food is essential. In order to ensure the highest standards of hygiene, food producers and processors are obliged to clean their machinery regularly via washdowns.

Corona Virus-interpack 2020 postponed

New date 25 February to 3 March 2021 Messe Düsseldorf is postponing the leading international trade fair interpack. It will now take place from 25 February to 3 March 2021.


Interpack 2020: Hovmand offers ergonomic advice and Flex tools Ergonomic packaging material handling using lifters Munich / Düsseldorf, XX March 2020 +++ Heavy lifting and repeated one-sided movements put employee health at risk in production, warehouse and logistics. The consequences are excess strain and back pain,

Vacuum technology from one source Intelligent technology for modern analytics

Cologne, 11.03.2020 – Low-noise, oil-free vacuum solutions, energy efficiency and optimized data evaluation are the requirements in analytics and the associated research and laboratory environments, such as mass spectrometry. Vacuum technology functions almost as a heart in most systems, as it enables processes to run.

At Luxepack New York, Neopac to Debut Direct-to-shape Digital Decoration Service for Tubes

DigitAll360° offers high-quality variable printing, precision color matching, flexible batch sizes and expedited delivery.

Amcor innovation wins with consumers, customers and the FPA

Leading technology garners eight Flexible Packaging Association achievement awards across five products. Neenah, Wis. – Amcor, a leader in global consumer packaging, works with the world’s leading brands to conceive, build and commercialize innovative, increasingly sustainable and recycle-ready packaging that wins with consumers and industry experts, alike.

SACMI acquires Abruzzo-based firm Velomat

Group strategy driven by the challenge of assembly in the Closures field, resulting in the takeover of one of Europe's leading companies in this industry. The goal? To bring about new, immediate product and market synergies

Versatile, sustainable packaging, the complete SACMI range at Djazagro 2020

From modular labellers to complete capsule, container and preform manufacturing solutions, plus a wide range for the chocolate and packaging industries. The watchwords: maximum flexibility and efficiency, with a sharp focus on sustainable packaging

PackPlus South & PrintFair is now scheduled for 18-20 December 2020 at HITEX Exhibition Center in Hyderabad

We at PackPlus South and PrintFair want to express our concern for everyone impacted by coronavirus. Like all of you, we have carefully monitored the global health crisis related to COVID-19 coronavirus.  Our top priority is the health and safety of everyone involved in PackPlus South 2020 and PrintFair 2020; employees, customers and exhibitors.    

A natural partnership that improves the eco-balance

Schümann to present its environmentally-friendly packaging tape at the Biofach 2020

360-Degree Camera Market Size Analysis, Growth, demand, Latest Trend with Positive Long-Term Growth Outlook 2019-2025

The 360-Degree Camera Market research report delivers a comprehensive analysis on the newest market drivers. The report also offers extracts regarding statistics, market valuation and revenue estimates, which further strengthens its status in the competitive spectrum and growth trends embraced by leading manufacturers in the business.  

At Interpack, Hoffmann to Introduce RecyCan® Recycled Steel-based Tinplate Packaging

Ideal for various premium organic and specialty products, latest member of Neopac’s EcoDesign portfolio comprises 100% recycled steel, aligning with circular economy sustainability.

Packaging producer Plastica proves you can ‘have it all’: lower costs, higher productivity, AND higher quality

With AVT print inspection solutions, Plastica cut production costs by 25% and raised productivity by 30%.  Hod-Hasharon, Israel, 27th February 2020 - Hats off to SC Plastica SRL, a Romanian packaging specialist coming up to its 30th year, for its long history of visionary investments.

New Becker O5 rotary vane vacuum pumps for food packaging

Gebr. Becker GmbH is expanding its range of rotary vane vacuum pumps in the O5. series by the sizes O 5.10, O 5.16 and O 5.21. These pumps have been specially developed for applications in the food packaging industry. The pumps have a maximum flow rate of 10 to 23.5 m3/h.  

IoT agency SharpEnd announces capital injection from Guala Closures to scale connected packaging

London, 24 February 2020 - SharpEnd, the London-based Agency of Things™, has signed a strategic partnership with Guala Closures Group, a world-leading manufacturer of closures for spirits and wine, and pioneer in connected caps.

At MODEX, WIPOTEC-OCS to Showcase Two New Precision Catchweighers

New options for Logistics and CEP sector customers include a unit offering  six independent scales for dramatically increased throughput,  and a premium warehouse scale with predictive maintenance.  

FANUC supplies 3,500 robots to Munich-based automotive group - Major order seals strategic partnership

Echternach – The industrial robot manufacturer FANUC and the automotive group BMW AG have signed a framework agreement for the supply of 3,500 robots for new production lines and plants. FANUC robots will be used in the production of current and future generations of BMW models. The first robots were installed at the end of 2019.

Interphex 2020, the Marchesini Group focuses on serialization and inspection machines

West Caldwell (New Jersey) – The Marchesini Group returns to the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York (April 28-30) for the 41th edition of Interphex, the premier pharmaceutical, biotechnology and device development and manufacturing event in the U.S. 

TCP Reliable Announces Corporate Name Change to Integreon Global

New corporate name demonstrates ongoing commitment to integrating technologies, expertise and capabilities offered by Integreon Global and its family of companies.

Interesting responses on Packaging Trends for 2020

Gurugram, India, February 12, 2020 – Packaging Connections started a short survey with the start of this new year. The survey was named “Packaging Trends for 2020” and it was based on packaging trends for the modern world. We created this survey to understand what the possible packaging trends could be (in your opinion) for gen-2020 customers.

The First Online Automotive Packaging Program Launches in March

The Packaging School is pleased to announce its latest online packaging curriculum, the Automotive Packaging Certificate (APC), will launch on March 2, 2020. It is geared toward professionals looking to expand their knowledge of industry specifics related to automotive packaging.

Bekum celebrates three anniversaries and breaks ground on a new facility

Williamston (MI, USA), 26.11.2019: The Bekum group celebrated recently three anniversaries – 60 years Bekum in Berlin Germany, 50 years Bekum in Traismauer Austria und 40 years Bekum in Williamston, USA. As part of the celebrations at the American location, the groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of production capacities was made on November 26, 2019.

Carbon Disclosure Project awards Ardagh

Luxembourg (Feb. 11, 2020) – Ardagh is delighted to have received prestigious Leadership class ratings from the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for climate change (A-) and for supplier engagement (A). Ardagh’s efforts for water security have been rated as Management class (B). 

Sustainable packaging solutions for fish and seafood

Wolfertschwenden, 10 February 2020 – From 21 to 23 April at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, MULTIVAC will be exhibiting packaging solutions, which contribute to extending the shelf life of fish and seafood, as well as ensuring that the product is presented attractively at the point of sale.

Smithers forecasts the global retail-ready packaging market to reach over $77 billion by 2024

LEATHERHEAD, Surrey, UK and AKRON, Ohio, USA – 10 February 2020 – Evolution in store formats and the opening of transition economies will drive increased demand for retail-ready and shelf-ready packaging according to the latest research from Smithers.  

Mark Andy Strengthens Partnership with Aldus by Expanding Representation into Southeast Asia

The OEM distributor brings over 70 years of label and packaging experience to partnership  St. Louis, Missouri USA (7 February 2020)
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Hoffmann Neopac acquires hinged lid can production lines of Trivium Packaging

The Swiss family-owned company Hoffmann Neopac is acquiring the production lines for hinged lid cans from Trivium Packaging in the Netherlands, thereby strengthening its market position for specialty cans in Europe. 

South India’s leading show on Commercial Printing, Package Converting and Digital Signs is back to Hyderabad

There has been a revolutionary change in the last few years in the printing industry in India. Growing at a rate of 12% per annum, the Indian Printing Industry comprises more than 250,000 big, small and medium printers. It is slowly progressing from the heavy machinery using industry to a more software-centric business.

WIPOTEC-OCS to Showcase Precision Checkweigher for Cans, Bottles & Vials at Pack Expo East

Company also will display ultra-compact X-ray scanner  for food applications, and pharma-grade serialization unit  for high-value product tracking.

ACG Inspection Introduces Groundbreaking Blockchain-based Brand Platform

Three-pronged solutions set combines Blockchain, geo-location identification and biometrics tracking through IIOT powered by AI for unsurpassed traceability and transparency.

snacking consumers with new turkey option

Butterball, America’s most recognized turkey brand and the largest U.S. producer of turkey products, enters snack market with flexible packaging from Amcor. While it’s nice to recall the days of three square meals, snacking is the new normal. 95 percent of U.S. adults snack at least once a day; and 70 percent snack two or more times per day.1

Anant Gadre Joins 3D Neopac as Managing Director

Accomplished packaging professional to expand company's tube business in both legacy and recently introduced product portfolios.    

MHI Introduces 3D-Printed Tool Prototyping Service

Ideal for use in test situations, service can eliminate  long turnaround times and unnecessary costs.
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Anant Gadre Joins 3D Neopac as Managing Director

Accomplished packaging professional to expand company's tube business in both legacy and recently introduced product portfolios.    

Marchesini Group Beauty at Cosmopack 2020: Beauty Technologies triumph

Pianoro (Bologna) – 2020 will surely be an exciting year full of events and novelties for the Marchesini Group. The Trade Fair season kicks off with Cosmopack in Bologna (March, 12-15 - Hall 19PK Stand A9PK).

Coperion ZSK Food Extruder for Plant Based Proteins Now in Hybrid Design

Stuttgart, January 2020 – For its ZSK Food Extruder, Coperion has developed a hybrid solution for manufacturing meat substitute products.
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PUMA Manifesto interpack2020: on the way together to the end of packaging as an environmental issue worldwide

PRESS RELEASE Dusseldorf-Gouda, 30 January 2020 Participants - i.e. both the 170,000 visitors and the 4,000 exhibitors - at the interpack packaging exhibition (7-13 May 2020) will soon be able to contribute to the end of packaging as an environmental problem worldwide by expressing their support for the

Cosmetic Design Group, a WWP Company, to Launch “Power My Beauty” at MakeUp in Los Angeles

New portfolio of color cosmetics, skincare and hand & nailcare products offers combo elements, sensorial experiences and sustainability benefits.
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Milliken & Company Finalizes Acquisition of Borchers

Invests in sustainable coating additives platform for growth as acquisition closes  

Aptar CSP Technologies Launches Fully Integrated Active Packaging Solution Combining Moisture Adsorption and Oxygen Scavenging Properties

New oxygen scavenging and moisture adsorption solution  added to Aptar CSP Technologies’ 3-phase Activ-Polymer™ platform technology portfolio. 

Tailor-made packaging solutions from a single source

Wolfertschwenden, 29 January 2020 - At this year's interpack MULTIVAC will be exhibiting packaging solutions for sensitive products. The highlight will be the RX 4.0 thermoforming packaging machine in GMP design, which will be presented to the visitors for the first time.

Pharmaceutical Packaging Equipment Market: Need For Drugs Are Therapeutics To Reach Safely To Patients, TMR Study

The global pharmaceutical packaging market has a consolidated vendor landscape. Leading players Robert Bosch GmbH, IMA S.P.A, Körber AG, Marchesini Group S.p.A, Uhlmann Pac-Systeme GmbH & Co., and KG, and Marchesini Group S.p.A.


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