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Cosmo Films installs a wide format lamination machine

New Delhi, 25th Sep 2018– Cosmo Films, a global leader in speciality films for flexible packaging, lamination and labeling applications as well as synthetic paper has announced installation of a new solvent less lamination machine at its Karjan plant, Vadodara.  
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On completion of the acquisition of Treofan Americas, CCL Industries announced that the company would immediately transition to trade under the name of Innovia Films.  At this time the decision was also taken to rebrand Innovia Films as a whole.  The purpose is to unify the new larger company which has a broader global footprint and to align the branding closer to the CCL corporate st


A range of organic yoghurts and dairy desserts from Brittany is being packed in attractive and convenient polypropylene pots from RPC BeboBouxwiller.

FlexFilms Forays Into Online Space With the Launch Of Its E-Commerce Website FLEX-BuzzR

Nuremberg, Germany, Sept 25, 2018: FlexFilms, the global film manufacturing arm of India’s largest multinational flexible packaging solutions company, Uflex, has launched first of its kind e-commerce website FLEX-BuzzR that will make available complete range of film offerings from its Poland plant to its European Unio

Videojet launches Pharma Line App - Coding solutions at your fingertips

Limburg, Germany – August24, 2018 – Videojet Technologies has launched a brand new application - the Videojet Pharma Line App– to provide instant information and guidance for customers looking to code or mark onto pharmaceutical and medical device packaging.

All Eyes On Next Edition Of PAMEX!

The unprecedented success of PAMEX 2017 is still the talk of the town and so the hopes with next edition are high. The International Exhibition on Printing & Allied Machinery Industries is ready to take up the challenge.   

FachPack 2018 Featured packaging and paper solutions from Mondi

Mondi leads industry response with sustainable packaging solutions BarrierPack Recyclable to receive sustainability award at FachPack

As Senate Passes Opioid Crisis Response Act, Keystone Folding Box Co. Wins Award for Limited Opioid Prescriptions Blister Pack

Supply-Limiting Ecoslide-RX PackageRecognized by National Association of Chain Drug Stores Newark, NJ –Keystone Folding Box Co., a designer and cGMP manufacturer of paperboard packaging solutions, has received an award from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores for aLimited Opioid Dose version of its Ecoslide-RX blister package.

As Senate Passes Opioid Crisis Response Act, Keystone Folding Box Co. Wins Award for Limited Opioid Prescriptions Blister Pack

Supply-Limiting Ecoslide-RX PackageRecognized by National Association of Chain Drug Stores Newark, NJ –Keystone Folding Box Co., a designer and cGMP manufacturer of paperboard packaging solutions, has received an award from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores for aLimited Opioid Dose version of its Ecoslide-RX blister package.

The Indian company has acquired a Comexi F2 MP, a hybrid flexo machine prepared for the market trend of flexible packaging

Comexi, global leading supplier of solutions for the flexible packaging printing and converting sector, and Vishal Containers LTD, a packaging solutions company from India, have strengthened their commercial relationship wit

New NFC-Label by Schreiner MediPharm for Digital Authentication of Autoinjectors

The EU Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) requires pharmaceutical manufacturers to serialize their products and to provide secondary product packaging with an anti-tampering device. Primary containers or devices such as pens and autoinjectors for self-medication, however, are not included in these requirements yet.

█ IML Technology (In-Mould Labelling) for Food and Non-Food Applications Beck Automation at Fakuma 2018

High speed and process reliability boost added value with in-mould labelling  •High-performance IML machine with 4-cavity tooling for yoghurt pots achieves total cycle times of less than 2.5 seconds  •Integrated Vision System for optical quality assurance  •Additional functions now available with modified logbook 

Flexible, clean, reliable: SACMI filling-closures returns to Jakarta

SACMI's complete filling and closure-container-preform manufacturing range is set to play a leading role at the Allpack Indonesia fair (17-20 October 2018). Pride of place on the Sacmi Group stand will go to the advanced contactless filling valve and new, combined solutions for the effective management of different materials and formats

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.  

Amcor announces US$25 million capital investment, plans for workforce growth

Madison, Wis. – Amcor, a global leader in high-quality flexible packaging solutions, has announced plans to invest more than $25 million to upgrade its Madison facilities starting in 2018 and into 2019 to expand capacity, improve quality and reduce waste while updating technology.

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
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Amcor announces today the appointment of Eric Roegner as President Amcor Rigid Plastics. Eric joins Amcor today and will succeed Mike Schmitt in this role in mid-November. Eric will be based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in the United States.

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. 


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.

Amcor gets double honours for innovative, functional, responsible packaging for Nature's Promise and Mentos

Zurich - Collaborations with the makers of Nature's Promise hand soap and the confectionary brand Mentos resulted in Amcor winning two honours in the 2018 Dow Awards for Packaging Innovation.

Brands can now choose Amcor ‘Sunshine’ to increase attractiveness of packages in Latin America

Premium metallic print effect for primary carton packages available from company operation in Mexico. A unique printing technology that creates folding cartons with a premium look is now available to consumer brands doing business in Latin America.

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 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  


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