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PackPlus Ready for Another Show & Tell

Industry is business ready for the next edition of the total packaging, processing & supply chain event, which is slated for 25 th -28 th July Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.  

A Winning Combination

The versatility and practicality of the five litre D50 container from RPC Promens Industrial Theeßen for both liquid and solid products are contributing to growing demand across a wide range of end-markets.  

Uflex becomes Indian Banks' Association (IBA) certified Security Printer

16 May 2018, Noida, Uttar Pradesh (India): In a big development, India’s largest multinational flexible packaging materials and solution company Uflex Limited has been certified by the Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) as a security printer for printing MICR instruments for its member banks.  

Moisture-catching packaging for meat and fish

The creative entrepreneurs Luc van den Broek and Rinze Willemsen introduce the GravityTray, an innovative meat, chicken and fish packaging that makes the absorber superfluous.  

Just the right dose of intelligence

Nothing herein shall constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy. The ACOPOStrak product is not available for sale into the United States of America until September 2018.   Hybrid transport makes personalized mass production profitable

Data acquisition, evaluation and transmission to the cloud

A single device to acquire data, evaluate it and send it to the cloud – that's now possible with B&R's Edge Controller. The powerful industrial PC can even be used for big data analysis and machine learning, while at the same time serving as a full-fledged industrial controller.  

B&R India launches enhanced customer support

B&R India has launched World Class Support – a dedicated support hotline that will serve as a single point of contact for its customers nationwide. Customers served by B&R India headquarters in Pune and its six branch offices will now have a single number to call, ensuring that they receive a consistently high level of support with the fastest possible response times.

INTERPHEX Recap, Antares Vision Showcases its Matrix Station Top-View Aggregation Unit Paired with Omega Design Corp.'s Intelli-Pac Case Packer

Moorestown, NJ –Antares Vision, the world’s leading provider of serialization-based track and trace solutions for the pharmaceutical industry, and manufacturer of precision inspection machines for 100% production line verification of pharma products, showcased its Matrix Station Top-view aggregation unit alongside Omega Design’s Intelli-Pac case packer at INTERPHEX NYC Booth #2571.

4th GBPIP – EU and Intellectual Property Summit

Platinum Global Solutions brought stalwarts from top brand owners from all industries to discuss and learn how to expand and enhance their legal and brand protection arsenal through best practices and innovative methods while combating trademark infringement and counterfeit operations.

New Solvent-Less White Adhesive by Uflex gives Convertors a reason to Cheer

11 May 2018, Noida, Uttar Pradesh (India): The Chemicals Business of India’s largest fully integrated multinational flexible packaging materials and solution company Uflex Limited has launched a general-to- medium performance 2K solvent- less PU adhesive FLEXBON 901A/901W that is expected to enable laminators and brand owners to reduce their application cost and substantially e

Reifenhäuser Group expands Extrusion Systems component sales and strengthens activities in North America

The Reifenhäuser Group will present an initial overview of its upcoming strategic plans at the NPE Plastics Show in Orlando, Florida. “We are expanding and have a lot on the agenda,” says Bernd Reifenhäuser, CEO of the Reifenhäuser Group.

Dispenser delivers protection with a twist

The innovative Twist-Up airless dispenser from RPC Bramlage has been selected by leading Belgium cosmetics company Mylène to package a new face cream and serum as part of the company’s Detox complete facial care range.  

Co-injection technology finds new market traction via single serve capsules

AMI, Bristol, 1st May 2018 – A new report from industry consultants, AMI Consulting published in April 2018, is an authoritative comprehensive deep-dive analysis of the global High Barrier Rigid Plastic Packaging.  

Novio Packaging Group to merge with Scandinavian Packaging A/S

As from today, the international Novio Packaging Group will be joining forces with Scandinavian Packaging A/S. As a result, this Danish packaging company will become a ‘member of Novio Packaging’ operating under its present name, and as from January 1, 2019 under the name Novio Scandinavia.  

Cosmo Films: Winner at SAP ACE award 2018!

New Delhi. May 2, 2018: Cosmo Films- a leading global brand, offering value added BOPP and CPP films for packaging, labelling, lamination and Industrial applications has been awarded the prestigious SAP ACE Award 2018 in special recognition category. The honour bestowed by INDUS (SAP India User Group) is in recognition for being the front-runner in cloud adoption.  

New OPTIKA Transparent Flexi-Tubes by Uflex a Boon for Global Cosmetic Brands

02 May 2018, Noida, Uttar Pradesh (India): India’s largest multinational flexible packaging materials and solution company Uflex has made a dent in the Tubes Industry by manufacturing Flexi-Tubes that roll up all the advantages of multi-layered flexible laminates to perfection.

Constantia Flexibles to double sales in India in five years

Constantia Flexibles, the world’s fourth largest flexible packaging group, is aiming to double its sales in India within the next five years. This is the result of its recent acquisition of a majority stake in Creative Polypack and its group companies, as well as expansion plans of its existing subsidiary Parikh Packaging.  

BEKUM America Introduces the EBLOW 407 DL

Multi-Cavity Blow Moulding technology with 3-layer Co-Ex and magnetic quick change  

Constantia Flexibles completes acquisition of India’s Creative Polypack

Constantia Flexibles Group is now the third largest flexible packaging company in India after successfully completing its acquisition of a majority shareholding in India’s Creative Polypack Limited after all conditions were fulfilled. The transaction was originally announced on March 23, 2018.  

Sacmi compression technology to play pivotal role at Propak Asia 2018

Asia's most important packaging and processing technology fair for the drink & pharma industries sees the Group showcase its cap and container manufacturing solutions. These solutions incorporate all the advantages of a technology that is winning over the market thanks to excellent productivity, efficiency, precision and process repeatability  

Schreiner MediPharm Equips Syringes for Pfizer Epoetin Product with Needle-Trap

International pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer opted for Schreiner MediPharm’s Needle-Trap needle protection label to equip the syringes for its epoetin biosimilar. This makes it the first medication for the treatment of anemia to be launched on the market with Needle-Trap–initially in Germany and Austria, to be followed by a successive rollout on the European market.  

New opportunities with 500ML thermic ultra jars

Leading Dutch pickled vegetable processor Van der Kroon Food Products B.V. has become the first company to market with the recently-launched 500ml multilayer Thermic Ultra jar from RPC Kutenholz.  

Packaging industry leaders reaffirm commitment to packaging innovation for a circular economy at EUROPEN's 25th anniversary

Brussels, 25 April 2018 – Celebrating its 25th anniversary today, EUROPEN gathered high-level EU policy-makers, industry leaders and stakeholders to discuss the key role of packaging innovation for a circular economy in our evolving societies.  

Innovating while exciting : Mission accomplished by the sidel group at djazagro

Sidel and Gebo Cermex showcased their latest advances in packaging equipment and services during the 16 th edition of Djazagro, one of the Maghreb region's leading international tradeshows for the food and beverage industry, which took place in Algiers from 9 th to 12 th April.  

Friedrich-Koenig- Medal Awarded to the Founder's Great- Great-Great Grandson Claus Bolza-Schünemann

Chief Executive Officer of Koenig & Bauer AG honoured for his outstanding merits for printing technology manufacturing  

Road to Discovery for Augmented Reality, Blockchain and Internet of Packaging

Already the Big Brand interest in the new AIPIA Summit of the Americas (4/5 June Jersey City) is demonstrating how much disruptive technologies, such as Blockchain, AR and the Internet of Packaging (IoP), are gaining traction.

VDMA DuP: Interview with Kai Büntemeyer, Managing Partner of Kolbus GmbH & Co. KG

April 23, 2018 Kolbus GmbH & Co. KG in Rahden, Germany has grown over its 243-year history to become the leading bookbinding machine manufacturer worldwide. Early 2018, the company surprised the industry by selling its gluer binders and bookline business to Müller Martini.

Beverage & Closures 4.0, SACMI to play starring role at Expo Pack Mexico City

Total integration of the cap and preform production process, an integrated modular plant layout that responds to the principles of Industry 4.0 and all its opportunities. SACMI to showcase all this - and more - in Mexico at the industry's biggest 2018 event.  

PulPaper - the top international event for the forest industry takes place in Helsinki

PulPaper is the leading international event in the forest industry’s calendar. It will be held in Helsinki on 29–31 May 2018. The event is a global meeting place where forest industry professionals from around the world will find out about innovations, learn new things and network.

Ipack-Ima 2018 – Sacmi connecting technologies

From complete PET processing lines to new solutions for the chocolate industry (with an eye to bakery products), the complete Sacmi range for the beverage and food sector will be taking centre-stage at FieraMilano  

Sustainability and distinction are drivers for Poland's Cider Lubelski bottle design

How can the natural cider production process be emphasised using sustainable and distinctive on-shelf packaging? This task was recently presented to Ardagh Group and the Spiritus Movens Design Studio in Poland. The result of their work is a new, lightweighted glass bottle with unique embossing designed for Cider Lubelski - the most popular Polish cider from brand owner AMBRA S.A.

The Marchesini Group returns to Ipack Ima with a perfect Combo for the cosmetics market

Pianoro (Bologna) – The Marchesini Group will once again be at Ipack Ima, the food and non food processing and packaging tradeshow, which will take place in Milan from May 29 th to June 1 st . Marchesini’s booth (Hall 4, Booth B14) will be showcasing two stand-alone machines for cosmetics, which is a very important business area for the Group.

Sacmi compression technology leads the way in the Gulf

Group to take part in the fourth edition of Oman Plast, presenting all the latest developments in its CCM, IPS and CBF ranges: cap, PET preform and container- making solutions that have, thanks to cutting-edge technology, won over the global industry's biggest players  

Flexible and secure packaging solutions for the pharmaceutical industry

Wolfertschwenden, 17 April 2018 – At this year's ACHEMA, which takes place from 11 to 15 June in Frankfurt, MULTIVAC will be presenting integrated solutions for packing medical and pharmaceutical products, as well as demonstrating its comprehensive expertise in automation.

Sacmi metal cap solutions in the spotlight at Cannex & Fillex Asia Pacific

The fourth edition of the fair, in Guangzhou (China), sees the company play a leading role with its comprehensive metal cap manufacturing and quality control range  

Cartonplast Best Practice for transporting glass, cans and PET-containers

Cartonplast Group (CPL) offers Europe's most successful outsourcing transportation system with plastic layer pads (PLPs) on a rental basis for glass, cans and PET containers. The following CPL best practice examples provide insights into the practice of the work processes of two different companies and show concrete and positive changes.

Novio Packaging is the new holding for Oosterbeek Packaging B.V., Alpha Packaging International B.V., Maer Flexibles B.V., Maer Hong Kong Ltd and FehnPolycap GmbH.

To offer our customers a broader range of services, backed up by improved international effectiveness, the five companies listed above will be joining forces as from today, as Novio Packaging. This combination enables them to offer one another additional support in terms of production, distribution and service provision.  

New Cup is Simply the Best

In partnership with German tool producer Marbach, RPC Bebo has developed a unique thermoformed screw closure system.  

Real-time communication in the Industrial IoT State-of- the-art communication architectures with OPC UA TSN

At this year's Hannover Messe (Hall 9, Booth D33), the Ethernet POWERLINK Standardization Group (EPSG) will demonstrate how interface-free communication can provide seamless connectivity from the sensor layer to the ERP layer and into the cloud. The foundation has already been laid with the companion specification for OPC UA and POWERLINK.  

Manage hardware configurations with ease New software component simplifies management of machine variants

Modular applications can now be implemented even more easily. B&R's new software component, mapp IO, makes it possible to add I/O modules at any time. This can happen before a machine is delivered or even at runtime, thereby greatly simplifying the task of managing variants of machinery and equipment.   Configuring variants

ABB to invest €100 million in global innovation and training campus

€100 million investment shapes ABB’s leadership position in machine and factory automation Investment in the development of the factory of the future to create 1,000 new jobs State-of-the-art innovation and training campus to be built in Eggelsberg, Austria, by 2020

Secure and seamless communication with POWERLINK and OPC UA OPC Foundation publishes OPC UA specification for POWERLINK

An OPC UA companion specification is now available for POWERLINK according to a joint announcement by the OPC Foundation and the Ethernet POWERLINK Standardization Group (EPSG). The companion specification describes how payload data is exchanged between POWERLINK and any OPC UA platform. The result is integrated communication from the sensor to the cloud – without any interfaces whatsoever.

Uflex launches New Solvent-based Laminating Adhesive for Flexible Packaging

Introduces 2K Solvent-based Polyurethane (PU) High Solids and Low Viscosity Adhesive – FLEXBON 162R/162  

CHINAPLAS promotes safety, precision & smart manufacturing of medical plastics

The market for medical devices, in particular, implantable, is expanding rapidly as economies develop, populations get older, health awareness enhances and support policies strengthen.

Archroma to highlight eco-advanced solutions for enhanced packaging and paper at TAPPI's PaperCon 2018

Visit Archroma at TAPPI's PaperCon 2018, Booth #923, Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, NC, USA, April 15-18, 2018 Meet OBA expert Andrew Jackson presenting new Leucophor® ACK at TAPPI's PaperCon New Technology Showcase on April 17, 2018 Join the Archroma team at the TAPPI's 14th Annual Runnability 5k Fun Run/Walk on April 18, 2018  

Antares Vision Introduces ATSFOUR, a Comprehensive, Scalable, Level 4 Track & Trace Solution

Enterprise-level Serialization Software Ecosystem Manages Serialization Data Flow for Pharmaceutical Companies and Contract Manufacturers  

Rondo-Pak Announces Bob Reilley as New COO

Industry Veteran to Oversee N.A. Operations for Leading Manufacturer of Folding Cartons & Printed Components for Healthcare Sector  

Michelman Using PaperCon 2018 to Promote its Collaborative Innovation & Waterborne Functional Coatings to Packaging Value Chain

CINCINNATI, OH (April 5, 2018) – Michelman will introduce PaperCon 2018 attendees to its proven line of waterborne and environmentally responsible functional coating solutions. Their variety of compostable, recyclable and renewable coatings help brand owners increase sustainable practices that reduce waste and utilize fewer raw materials.  

Marchesini Group at Achema 2018: the best of Made in Italy technology on show at the tradeshow in Frankfurt

Pianoro (Bologna) – Preparations are underway for the yearly main event in Frankfurt, Achema. Marchesini’s booth of 800 square meters (Hall 3.1, stand G3) is expected to be one of the busiest at this key German venue.

Specialized formulation by Uflex renders barrier packaging for edible-oil reprocessable

Noida, 06 April 2018: In a big boost to its commitment towards sustainability and circular economy, India’s largest multinational flexible packaging materials and solution company Uflex Limited has developed a customised formulation that renders barrier packaging for edible-oil re-processable.  


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