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ACG Inspection Installs 1000 th Track & Trace Line

ACG’s comprehensive serialization services implemented in more than 100 countries around the world

DS Smith Plastics appoints Wayne Johnson as Managing Director of Rapak Asia Pacific

DS Smith Plastics—a division of DS Smith Plc—announced the appointment of Wayne Johnson as the Managing Director of Rapak Asia Pacific. In this capacity, he will be responsible for the Rapak business in the region with operations in Thailand, Australia, and New Zealand. Wayne is very enthusiastic about joining the Rapak business and returning with his family home to New Zealand.

B&R expands its library of HMI widgets

The new Skyline widget from B&R's mapp View HMI software package displays a clear overview of extensive manufacturing systems. The widget can also be linked to an alarm system. With important information about their machines available at a glance, plant operators are able to react promptly to error messages. This prevents downtime and increases the productivity of the plant.

No compromises on performance: Caribbean Bottling Company chooses Sidel

Caribbean Bottling Company has invested in a Sidel PET complete line to cater to the increased demand for water and juice drinks in the Caribbean market. This choice gives the Haitian bottler both the flexibility to tackle future production requirements and the possibility to develop an optimised packaging solution, while saving on raw material and equipment footprint.

Thermoforming Packaging Market to Rake USD 74.47 bn by 2026

According to Acumen Research and Consulting, the global thermoforming packaging market size is expected to reach 74.47 billion by the end of year 2026. The market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 6.5% over the forecast period2019-2026.

Aptar Joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s CE100 Circular Economy Network

Crystal Lake, Illinois, May 23, 2019 -- AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE: ATR) announced today that it has joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Economy 100 (CE100), the world’s leading circular economy network.

Smurfit Kappa announces the winners of its Better Planet Packaging Design Challenge

Smurfit Kappa has announced the winners of its first ever Better Planet Packaging Design Challenge. The competition, which attracted over 300 entries, was part of the company’s drive to provide a collaborative platform to solve one of the biggest challenges in the packaging industry – to reduce the amount of non-recyclable waste that is generated every day.

ACG Wins Red Dot Award for Aomatic 100% Cutapsule Checkweigher

  Company’s Engineering Group recognized For ACG’s latest capsule filler  

Neopac Opens First U.S. Facility with Site Tours and amp Demos of High Speed Tube Production Line

Opening of Wilson, N.C. Facility Provides VIP Guests with Line Demos; Company Leadership in Attendance for Interviews and Speeches  

SunDance Will Cut Make-Ready Times and Deliver Faster Turnarounds with Second Installation of a Kluge EHD

St. Croix Falls, WI, May 21, 2019 - With a focus to produce a variety of high-quality work delivered to customers quickly, SunDance recently added a second Kluge EHD Automatic Platen Press with Adjustable Impression. Produce Work Faster with Kluge's TRU-TON™ Adjustable Impression System

PROSEAL FAST RESPONSE PROVIDES LONG TERM SOLUTION

A fast-response service from tray sealing specialist Proseal that enabled leading ready meal manufacturer Rowan Foods Ltd to maintain production has cemented the working relationship between the two companies and made Proseal the supplier of choice for tray sealing solutions.

A new plant for Logoplaste

Tomlinsons, one of the UK’s largest family owned dairies, has completed a sale of its bottle blow moulding production facility to Logoplaste, a leading global designer and manufacturer of value-added rigid plastic packaging solutions to a wide range of blue-chip clients.

GEA builds first freeze-dried coffee production plant for Tata Coffee outside of India

Düsseldorf (Germany), May 20th, 2019 – GEA has completed a new freeze-dried instant coffee plant on a green field site in Vietnam for Tata Coffee Vietnam Company Limited, a 100% subsidiary of Tata Coffee Limited, India.

Aptar Pharma Unveils PureHale in Latin America during FCE Pharma 2019, São Paulo, Brazil

Aptar Pharma is pleased to be a key exhibitor at this year’s FCE Pharma exhibition, taking place from May 21-23 at the São Paulo Expo, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Aptar Pharma has been exhibiting at this key industry event for a number of years and is looking forward to once again sharing our latest innovations at this year’s show.

THE MARCHESINI GROUP CLOSES THE ACQUISITION DEAL WITH CMP PHAR.MA

The Marchesini Group closed the acquisition deal with CMP PHAR.MA yesterday. The 60% acquisition of the company from Costabissara (Vicenza, Italy) specialised in inspection systems for the world of pharmaceuticals was already made official last December.

Making your liquid dairy products stand out in PET: Sidel’s keynote at the India International Dairy Expo 2019

During the India International Dairy Expo (IIDE) 2019, the Indian Dairy Association (West Zone) organised a 2-day seminar on “Innovation & Technological Growth in Dairy Industry” to discuss the significance of the dairy industry in India.

Iconic brand secures trophy win for Ardagh

Ardagh Group has gained a much coveted Alufoil Trophy 2019 for their new seafood can for Orkla Food Norway; a printed, easy open, aluminium lid and container for a traditional fish fillet.

SEA Vision lays the foundation stone of its new Headquarters

The groundbreaking ceremony took place today in Pavia. The new Headquarters will be built on 4000 sqm of office and production space and will be inaugurated in autumn, 2020.   The first stone to mark the beginning of the new Headquarters of the SEA Vision Group was laid today in Pavia.

Aptar Food + Beverage Talks Trends and Functionality in Flexible Packaging Fitments and Closures

Though caps, closures, spouts and fitments may be physically small, they are a large and growing portion of the overall packaging market: valued at $52.23 billion in 2017, the worldwide market for caps and closures market is expected to reach $97 billion by 2026 at a CAGR of 7.1%, reports the Caps & Closures – Global Market Outlook (2017-2026).
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CLEAN Reserve Chose Aptar Easy Clip Card for Avant Garden Collection

Clean Reserve, the pioneer of simple and eco-conscious fragrances, is pushing the boundaries of olfactive creations and green chemistry with the launch of Avant Garden Collection by CLEAN Reserve.

Absolut Elyx bottle evolution pushes boundaries of industrial glass production

Ardagh Group has produced the latest evolution of Absolut’s Elyx vodka bottle, which celebrates the role that copper plays in the distillation process of the luxury vodka. Fredrik Kallqvist, Development Manager of Ardagh Group’s Glass Nordic division explains how the new bottle design has really pushed the boundaries of industrial glass production:

Nemera announces a better drug deposition with RetroNose to enhance therapeutic efficacy of nasal treatments

After announcing a partnership with the Research Center for Respiratory Diseases (CEPR) of Inserm/University of Tours in April 2017, Nemera is happy to publish enhanced drug deposition results compared to classic nasal sprays with RetroNose.

SUCCINCT EXPLANATIONS

With so much negative publicity surrounding plastic packaging in the consumer media – much of which is inaccurate or misinformed – RPC Group has put together a series of short videos that aim to give a succinct and balanced response to some of the frequently asked questions on this issue.  

Rockstar Energy adopts Ardagh Group’s beverage end technologies for Rock am Ring promotion

Top energy drink brand Rockstar Energy is deploying several of Ardagh Group’s innovative beverage end features in a new and exciting range of promotional cans.

New ProHere E 00017 from Michelman Formulated to Prevent Corrosion

Michelman has introduced the newest addition to its line of ProHere® waterborne polymer dispersions and emulsions for use in metal coatings. Formulated for use in sealers for fasteners and window fittings, ProHere® E 00017 provides lubricity and enhanced corrosion resistance on electroplated metal.

At CPhI North America, ACG Touts Major Expansion of Capsule Manufacturing Capabilities

Piscataway, NJ – ACG Group, the only supplier in the world offering end-to-end manufacturing solutions for the pharmaceutical industry, came to CPhI North America on the heels of major expansions to its capsule manufacturing capabilities.

Brose Relies on Labels from Schreiner ProTech

Oberschleissheim, April 2nd, 2019 – Electric bicycles are becoming increasingly popular – in Germany, their number has nearly doubled in the last three years, according to the Federal Statistical Office. The importance of developing powerful and robust electric motors and precautions against tampering and pirating has grown accordingly.

The Power of Paper: packaging material with a future

The environment is sending a wake-up call to the world, governments worldwide finally seem to be willing to hear it. While plastic is ruining nature and ocean life, the best defense is to use less of it and to make sure that it won’t stay the easiest option for everyone.

Q1 2019 Trading Update of Smurfit Kappa

Smurfit Kappa plc announced a trading update for the 3 months ending 31 March 2019

Aptar Announces the Appointment of Isabel Marey-Semper to the Board of Directors

AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR), announced recently that Isabel Marey-Semper has joined Aptar’s Board of Directors. Isabel is a trained scientist and experienced transformation leader who was most recently the Executive Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs and General Manager for L’Oréal.

Stephan Plenz is the new Chairman of the Board of the Printing and Paper Technology Association (VDMA)

Stephan Plenz, Member of the Management Board for Digital Technology at Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, is the new Chairman of the Management Board of the German Printing and Paper Technology Association (VDMA).

Proseal to be acquired by US corporation in £220m deal

Proseal - a leading provider of tray sealing technology to the food industry - is to be acquired by Chicago-based JBT Corporation.

Dow and DEEP C partner to build the first road using recycled plastics in Vietnam

The project collaboratively advances a circular economy in Vietnam through the development of roads made with recycled plastic while developing better end markets for plastic waste.

Working for clean oceans – Keep plastic in a closed loop ,Recyclate Initiative at PLMA trade show in Amsterdam

The figures are nothing short of alarming. By 2050 plastic will outweigh fish in the world's oceans if every year another nine million tons of plastic trash find their way to the sea via unsecured landfills and rivers.

Standing Up and Standing Out – Aptar Food + Beverage’s Insights on the Spouted Stand-Up Pouch Market, by Package Printing

With consumers demanding convenient packaging that matches their on-the-go lifestyles and environmental values, stand-up pouches are rising to the challenge.

Drip-Free Dispensing ,RPC Promens is producing an innovative dispensing solution for the AdBlue diesel engine fluid from Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical distribution

Designed by RPC Design, the bespoke 4 litre HDPE bottle provides a drip-free dispensing method for AdBlue, which reduces Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) exhaust emissions and needs to be poured through a separate filler hole.

DP Lenticular expands sustainable offering at IST's UV Days 2019 with 75 LPI Lenstar ECO

The market has been asking for an environmentally transparent product that combines our usual high quality with sustainability. In response, we are happy to announce the launch of the 75 LPI Lenstar ECO. The product is already available now in size 711x508//508mm. Samples will be shown for the first time at IST’s UV Days 2019, in Nürtigen, Germany, 13th to 16th May.

PackPlus & PrintFair Made It Big at Bengaluru

PackPlus South- South India’s largest packaging show along with PrintFair 2019- The commercial printing, Package Converting and Digital sign show concluded successfully on 13 April’19 at BIEC, Bengaluru.  With 259 exhibitors, around 150 LIVE demonstrations of machines, various product launches and several other attractions, the visitors had a lot to partake.  With 9888 visitors across

DS Smith Showered With Praise at the EFIA Print Awards 2019

"Splashing Fruits” Win Silver. A total of 13 awards went to DS Smith’s display and packaging strategists at this year’s Print Awards by the European Flexographic Industry Association (EFIA). The silver medallists included DS Smith Germany with their printed image for the multivitamin-12 juice drink by the Christinen brand.

SACMI grows in South Korea and flies to Koplas 2019

Group to take part in the country's leading plastic&rubber fair for the very first time. The goal? To showcase its unique all-round technological and plant engineering know-how, which spans from cap to bottle
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Multi Layer Plastic is the Ideal Solution to Save Our Environment Uflex CMD Ashok Chaturvedi India Plast 2019

February 28, 2019, Noida (India): IndiaPlast, the biggest plastics show in India was inaugurated today by Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant in the presence of Arun Kumar Panda, Secretary from Ministry of MSME, Mahendra N Patel, Chairman, PMMAI and Uflex CMD Ashok Kumar Chaturvedi. The 5 day exhibition being held at IndiaExpo Centre in Greater Noida will conclude on March 04, 2019.

Rethinking Oral Solid Dose Packaging Extending Shelf Life Improving Stability and Expediting Speed to Market Webinar Hosted by Aptar CSP Technologies

New solution to old challenges: Packaging-based solutions for oral solid dose stability challenges associated with moisture, oxygen and volatile compounds

Uhlmann Packaging Systems, LP

Uhlmann Packaging Systems Hires Kevin Thompson as Regional Sales Manager for the South-Central United States

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