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Röchling Group Opens Smart Factory in Brensbach

Brensbach, 26 October 2018. The Röchling Group has expanded and upgraded its existing plant located in Brensbach in the Odenwald Mountains. Starting immediately, production will be carried out in cleanrooms meeting GMP Grade C standards and under smart factory conditions. Röchling Medical has been manufacturing high-precision plastic products at the facility since 2008.

PAMEX to host World Print & Communication Forum’s meet and Conference for the first time!

Pamex, the International Exhibition on Printing & Allied Machinery Industries, is happening at Mumbai from 6-9 January 2020 at BEC, Mumbai. The Show, organised by All India Federation of Master Printers (AIFMP) in association with Print-Packaging.com (P) Ltd., is proud and honoured to host WPCF board meeting and the ‘Print Matters for the Future’ conference

The Marchesini Group continues to grow: an increase of 12% in turnover for 2018 and the acquisition of two new companies. Maurizio Marchesini, the Group’s chairman says: “Excellent results despite unrest for the economy”

Pianoro (Bologna) – The Marchesini Group is about to end the year with an increase in turnover of 12% compared with 2017, when the Group’s consolidated figures almost hit the 300 million Euro mark. Growth forecasts are backed by two new acquisitions, alongside an increased workforce. As a whole, the Group’s Italian production sites and foreign branches presently employ two thousand people.

OPTIMA consumer at Biofach 2019 in Nuremberg

At Biofach 2019, Optima Consumer will be presenting a range of packaging machines that create key benefits for the organic industry. The company’s exhibit will be the flexible, robust, and affordable OPTIMA SD2best auger filling machine for powdery and granular products.  

Nelipak Named As A Winner of Medical Design & Outsourcing’s "Leadership in Medtech 2018"

Nelipak Healthcare Packaging has been named by Medical Design & Outsourcing as their “Leadership in Medtech 2018” winner in the “Product Development” category.

We are proud to introduce ourselves as the pioneer of BOPP film manufacturing in India.

We are proud to introduce ourselves as the pioneer of BOPP film manufacturing in India. Today, we are a leading manufacturer & exporter of BOPP films for Lamination, Food Packaging, Labeling and Over wrapping applications. We also have specialty films like coated labels & synthetic paper.

Cosmo Films launches sterilisable conduction sealing film

New Delhi, 19 th Dec 2018– Cosmo Films, a global leader in speciality films for flexible packaging, lamination and labeling applications as well as synthetic paper recently launched sterilisable conduction sealing film for wad and lidding applications for PP and PE containers.
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Verstraete IML signs the New Plastics Economy’s Global Commitment

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation announced its new Global Commitment, ‘A line in the sand’, at the ‘Our Ocean Conference’ in Bali on 29 October 2018. The objective: eliminating plastic waste and pollution right at the source. Over 250 leading organizations from around the world are committing to these ambitious objectives.

Matrix Demonstrates High Speed IQF Bagger at 2019 Northwest Food & Beverage World

Visit Matrix at the 2019 Northwest Food & Beverage World, January 8-10, in the Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Ore., Matrix Packaging Machinery, a ProMach brand, will be showcasing its high speed Morpheus XL vertical form/fill/seal (vf/f/s) bagging machine. The focus at the show, will be demonstrating the high-speed large bag solution for IQF filling solutions. (Matrix Booth #1031)

Uflex Presents- The Next Big Thing - in Pharma Packaging

December 19, 2018, Noida (India): Primary Packaging plays an important role in the pharma industry, where its purpose ranges beyond providing barrier protection to creating unique brand identity, brand protection and patient communication.

Arcwise is Receiving its Second World Star Packaging Award in the Beverage Category

We are very happy to announce that Arcwise has won its second World Star Award in the beverage category for the Hernö Gin & Tonic packaging. The new packaging design, which is really eye catching and stands out on the shelves, also implies a 77 % carbon foot print reduction compared to the previous packaging.

Complete solution for manufacturing blood collection tubes

R+E Automation Technology GmbH will be appearing at no less than three trade fairs at the start of 2019. The company will exhibit at Interplastica in Moscow, Arab Health in Dubai, and Pharmapack in Paris. One of its main focuses will be the new system for manufacturing and packaging blood collection tubes – the BCT-200.

Clariant Offers new Perspective on Sustainability to Coatings Producers at European Coatings Show 2019

Discover Clariant’s solutions for a sustainable city at Booth 7-123 High performance additives and colors for future-proof, convenient trend-focused coatings New products & Automotive Styling Trendbook 2021-23 launches  

Clariant Unveils Controled-Atmosphere Packaging Solutions at CPHI India 2018

Regional premier of EQius™ brand humidity-control products Shelf-life prediction service simulates packaging conditions  

Nearing Opening of Its First U.S. Facility, Neopac Selects Two Small-Diameter Tubes for Production

“Tamper Evident Nozzle” and “Twist’n’use™” tubes exemplify solutions to be manufactured in Wilson, NC plant starting spring 2019.

Packaging material a key issue for the climate

Switching material from plastic to paperboard can reduce a packaging’s climate impact by 99 per cent. For people who influence the choice of packaging material, this single choice can make the biggest climate impact during a product manager or designer’s entire professional career. That’s the conclusion of a study done by IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute for Iggesund Paperboard.

ProFood Tech Feeds Growing Snack Food Market

In 2015 the global savory snack food market was worth $94.3 billion and is expected to grow to $220 billion by 2025 according to the 2018 Assessment of the Snack Foods Market report produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

NiceLabel named one of the leading software and technology providers key to supporting the global food and beverage supply chain

NiceLabel has been named to the FL 100+, Food Logistics magazine’s annual list of the top 100-plus software and technology providers for the food and beverage industry. The list serves as a resource guide of software and technology providers whose products and services are critical for companies in the global food and beverage supply chain.  

PAMEX 2020- Intl Exhibition on Printing & Allied Machinery Industry

Pamex, the International Exhibition on Printing & Allied Machinery Industries, is all set for Mumbai from 6-9 January 2020 at the state-of-the-art facility of Bombay Exhibition Centre. The event is organised by All India Federation of Master Printers (AIFMP), in association with Print-Packaging.com (P) Ltd.  

SACMI in the DRC to support 'Pietro's School'

Company to contribute to the building of a fourth classroom and the board and lodging of the school's teachers for a year. Aimed at providing children from the village of Cireja (DRC) with educational opportunities, the initiative is named after Pietro Venieri, an Imola-born youngster who passed away prematurely in 2013  

Platinum Global Solutions - A Way Forward to Excel in Packaging and Labeling Industry

Bangkok, Thailand 6 th -7 th December, 2018– Platinum Global Solutions concluded its 8 th Packaging and Labeling Innovation Programme at Mövenpick Hotel.   

Platinum Global Solutions -Revolutionizing and transforming the future of Brand Protection and IP strategies

Thailand, Bangkok 6 th and 7 th Dec, 2018– Platinum Global Solutions concluded its 5 th Global Brand Protection Innovation Programme and IP Summit at Mövenpick Hotel Sukhumvit 15 Bangkok.  

New Tool Provides Safe Remote Equipment Diagnostics and Assistance

Convened by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, the OpX Leadership Network’s new Remote Equipment Access: Options Analysis tool provides a common understanding of the industry methodologies for remotely accessing equipment installed in manufacturing facilities.  

Q-Pumps tools: Easy access to the information you need

The philosophy at Q-Pumps is based on developing products of the highest quality, offering a world class customer service and generating a successful link with each and every one of the distributors, always having the end user  

Clariant and Eastman Announce Agrochemical Collaboration

Clariant named as supplier for a highly effective solvent to be used in agrochemical formulations Clariant brings formulation expertise and market access to support agrochemicals industry Eastman delivers innovation excellence for effective, low-toxicity ingredient  

Greiner Packaging honored at the WorldStar Packaging Awards 2019 for its innovative lid solution

Greiner Packaging’s winning streak continues: The plastic experts have won yet another prize after a series of awards this autumn in Germany, the Czech Republic, Turkey and Austria. At the WorldStar Packaging Awards they have now been honored with the title of “WorldStar Winner 2019”.  

New Sales Partner in Russia, UK and Spain – scanware electronic GmbH expands business in Europe

Bickenbach, Germany, 12/12/2018: In 2018 the scanware electronic GmbH expanded its international sales network. The optical inspection systems and Track&Trace solutions developed and produced at the Bickenbach site will be marketed and distributed country-specifically in Russia, Great Britain and Spain with three new partners.  

Röchling continues to grow in medical and industrial technology

Acquisition of FRANK plastic AG, headquartered in Baden-Württemberg Ideal complement to the product portfolio and production technologies Location in the northern Black Forest reinforces the Röchling medical network      

Stora Enso and startup Sulapac have joined forces to develop renewable and biodegradable straws

Stora Enso and Sulapac continue to combat the global problem of plastic waste by launching a demo for sustainable drinking straws at Slush 2018, a leading startup event that gathers 20 000 tech enthusiasts from around the world. The demo, which targets production on an industrial scale, is designed to replace traditional plastic straws with renewable ones.

Packaging solutions for each sector of activity!

Packaging is a common problem for many companies. Whether filling chemicals, food, e-liquids, labeling pails of paint, wine bottles, cosmetics ... CDA machines are often versatile and adaptable to many applications.   Multiple needs, a precise answer  

Clariant Color Forecast Says Greens are Back in 2020

Technology bringing change, both positive and negative Consumers struggle to ‘stay normal’ ColorForward® trends suggest a shift to cooler tones  

Coop leads the way in allergen food safety labeling with NiceLabel

Swiss food manufacturer Coop has selected NiceLabel to help streamline and improve the company’s labeling processes at its factories and in-store bakeries. Those processes include the design, management, quality assurance and production of food labels that contain allergen, ingredient and nutrition information in a consistent and traceable manner.  

Nordson Corporation Declares First Quarter Dividend for Fiscal Year 2019

Westlake, Ohio, USA – December 11, 2018 - Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq:NDSN) today announced that its board of directors declared a first quarter 2019 cash dividend in the amount of $0.35 per common share, payable on January 8, 2019 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on December 21, 2018.  

New building complex for labeling and inspection systems in Enger

MULTIVAC Marking & Inspection celebrates its 25th anniversary as a MULTIVAC subsidiary and expands production capacity  

The Marchesini Group Continues to Grow : An Escalation of 12% in the Turnover of 2018 and Another Two New Companies Taken-Over

The Marchesini Group is about to end the year with an escalation in turnover of 12% compared with 2017, when the Group’s consolidated figures almost hit the 300 million Euro mark. Forecasts of growth are backed by two new acquisitions, alongside a boosted workforce. As a whole, the Group’s Italian production sites and foreign branches presently employ two thousand people.

Fairbanks Scales Announces Integration of FB2558 Instrument and Perten AM 5200-A Grain Moisture Tester

Kansas City, MO – Fairbanks Scales Inc., the oldest scale company in the U.S. and the world’s leader in weighing equipment, announces that its FB2558 instrument is now integrated with the Perten AM 5200-A Grain Moisture Tester. Users can obtain weight data from the scale and test information from the Perten AM 5200-A Grain Moisture Tester and place both on the scale ticket.

New SACMI CCMM multilayer wins the 2018 FBE Award

The prestigious award from Asia Food Journal goes to a solution that offers a new, innovative application of compression technology in the single-serve pod manufacturing sector  

HUGO BECK ROBOTIC AUTOMATION DELIVERS STREAMLINED MULTI-PACK PRODUCTION FOR CO-PACKERS

Dettingen/Erms, 5 th December 2018 – Hugo Beck, the world’s leading manufacturer of horizontal flowpack, film packaging and post-print processing machines, is providing increased levels of automated robotic solutions to global copackers in order to streamline previously labour-intensive process for promotional packs.

A Choice of Sizes All-Round

The growing popularity and diversity of sauces, dressings and toppings in the food sector has led RPC Kutenholz to expand its popular Allrounder range.  

Nemera organized an expert review on the present and future of inhalation products

“Connectivity in every new inhalation device?” This topic was one of those discussed with different inhalation experts - Manfred Keller, Pascal Cavaillon and Henry Chrystyn – during a round table organized by Nemera in Paris to review the advantages and limitations of inhalation devices.  

Materion and Eutectix Announce Licensing Agreement for Bulk Metallic Glass

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 6, 2018-- Materion Corporation (NYSE:MTRN) announced that it has entered into an intellectual property licensing agreement with New Jersey-based Eutectix LLC.

New market data: The positive trend for the bioplastics industry remains stable

Berlin, 5 December 2018 – The results of the European Bioplastics’ annual market data update, presented today at the 13th European Bioplastics Conference in Berlin, confirm a stable growth of the global bioplastics industry.

Don’t miss the next generation of BYK-Gardner’s data analysis software smart-chart!

BYK-Gardner - worldwide partner of the automotive, paint and plastic industries for quality control of color, appearance and physical properties - is announcing the next generation of their data analysis software smart-chart.  

Sidel BoostPRIME opens the door to premiumisation and revenue generation for hot-filled beverages in PET

BoostPRIME™ is a unique PET packaging solution, offering a great alternative for hot- filled beverages in PET bottles. It expands the opportunities for product premiumisation and revenue generation with no compromise on packaging performance and consumer experience.

American Control Electronics Releases PML Series: Microcontroller-Based Brushless DC Motor Controls

SOUTH BELOIT, IL – November 29, 2018 – American Control Electronics (ACE) has introduced the PML Series, a new family of versatile, feature-rich, configurable controls for brushless DC motors. PML drives can control motors that range from 90 to 280 VDC, up to 5 amps/1.5 HP, using either 115 VAC or 230 VAC line sources.

US Patent Granted to FlexFilms for Breakthrough BOPET Film Used for Alu Alu Blister Pack

December 04, 2018: FlexFilms, the global film manufacturing arm of Uflex, has been granted United States Patent covering entire categories of Formable Films that include one or more BOPET layers used in Alu Alu blister packaging.

Building our business in Russia – Alexander Burenin, General Director, Russia

Five years ago, we identified the potential for our one-way PET kegs in the Russian draught beer market. In a notoriously difficult market, with long distances and poor logistics, steel kegs were not the right answer – a simpler, lower cost approach was needed. This was a huge opportunity for Petainer in terms of establishing a leadership position in the sector.  

Norner with major upgrade of their popular gas barrier simulators

We have the pleasure to inform that we have developed and launched an upgraded version of our gas barrier simulators with new functionality to calculate CO2 transmissions and gas transmission at dynamic conditions for O2, H2O and CO2.  

Looking Forward To PackPlus Delhi 2019

The total packaging, converting, supply chain event is expected to be SOLD OUT in coming few months!   In the backdrop of the enormous success of last edition, PackPlus is all aimed to make it big, once again in 2019. With 200+ exhibitors having already signed up for the Show, the event is expected to be sold out months before the scheduled date.  

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