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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.

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.  

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  

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.  

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”.  

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  

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.

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.  

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.  

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  

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  

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.

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  

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  

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.

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.

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.

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.  

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.  

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.  

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.

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.  

Flexible, airtight chocolate packaging

(Altendorf/Cologne, 2018-12-03) System manufacturer Loesch Verpackungstechnik is exhibiting together with its sister company Hastamat Verpackungstechnik at ProSweets in Cologne from January 27 to 30, 2019.

Clariant addresses sustainability theme with Inaugural CPCIF-Clariant CleanTech award at Chemistry Day Forum in China

Clariant Chemistry Day Forum held in China for the first time to facilitate sustainability exchanges between industrial and academic researchers Inaugural CleanTech Award presented jointly with CPCIF to honor contribution to sustainable chemistry from young Chinese researchers

Propaflex, the best packaging for coil protection

Propaflex is a product created by Propagroup to protect in the best efficiently the vulnerable surface of steel. Its flexibility allows for perfectly adhering to rounded surfaces and, therefore, is also ideal for the protection of steel coil.

Under the slogan 'Le green, c'est chic!', The French firm of natural cosmetics has presented a range of makeup, perfume and paints respectful of the environment.

Barcelona, ​​December 2, 2015.- The prestigious French company Boho Cosmetics has relied on Pujolasos Wood & Pack for the launch of a new range of natural cosmetic products, made up of two lines of makeup, nail polishes and perfumes. This new range, created and patented by Boho, has been developed by Pujolasos with ash wood and exclusive high-tech laser engravings.  

Dienes Packaging GmbH Orders Several BEKUM Blow Moulding Machines

Dienes Packaging GmbH (www.dienespackaging.com) is investing in new production lines for the manufacture of stackable 5 - 15 litre canisters with handles at the site in Kaiserslautern.

Successful Launch By Barcelona Beer Company- "Cerdos Voladores" in Unique Arcwise 3-Pack

Barcelona Beer Company is a brewery located in Barcelona, which has been characterized by its creativeness and innovativeness ever since it started 6 years ago.  

VARODRY

The new VARODRY is a 100% oil-free, dry compressing screw vacuum pump. Screw pumps are currently state-of-the-art in the field of industrial vacuum pumps. The VARODRY will initially be available in the sizes VD65 (65 m³/h) and VD100 (100 m³/h), the sizes VD160 and VD200 are already in preparation.

Ardagh’s can shows off the quality of Cassegrain

To present the highest quality asparagus and artichoke in a variety of delicious dressings, Bonduelle has turned to Ardagh Group to produce an eye-catching rectangular aluminium can for its premium Cassegrain range.

InkJet, Inc. to Demonstrate Marking and Coding Solutions for Meat, Feed, and Poultry Packaging Customers at International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE), Feb. 12-14, in Atlanta

WILLIS, Texas (Nov. 29, 2018) – InkJet, Inc. will be doing live demonstrations with its portfolio of marking and coding printers as an exhibitor at IPPE. InkJet, Inc. specialists will be at Booth B8356 in Hall B, Meat & Poultry Processing/Packaging.  

Clariant to Increase Ethylene Oxide Capacity at Gendorf

Expansion enhances Clariant’s global production network Maximize High Purified Ethylene Oxide (HPEO) production Commitment to support the market with EO-based specialties with a strong market driven innovation pipeline  
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Interview with Dr. Ansgar Kaupp, General Manager of EyeC GmbH in Hamburg

"Growth Potential in the Print Market? - Without a Doubt!"

Parkside Develops Compostable Solution for Alara Muesli Packs

Packaging solutions specialists, Parkside, has collaborated with Alara Wholefoods Ltd. to produce a natural and sustainable liner for its range of organic muesli carton boxes.  

Clariant Active Ingredients Biodotox™ Takes on Toxins to Fight Dull Complexion, Oily Skin & Successfully Cleanse Pollutants

New tests further confirm skin detoxification boost, sebum reduction for an enhanced complexion, and pollutant protection Food-origin plant extracts: broccoli, citrus and aloe chosen for ability to boost skin’s natural detoxifying ability For leave-on & rinse-off Personal Care products  

Nelipak Healthcare Packaging Expands Operations in Humacao, Puerto Rico

Cranston, RI, (November 27, 2018) Nelipak® Healthcare Packaging (“Nelipak”), a full-service global provider of custom thermoformed packaging that provides superior protection for medical devices and pharmaceuticals, has unveiled significant enhancements to its manufacturing facility in Humacao, Puerto Rico which will result in greater manufacturing capabilities and approximately 65 jobs.

AstroNova to Present at 11th Annual LD Micro Main Event

WEST WARWICK, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT), a global leader in data visualization technologies, today announced that Gregory A. Woods, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David S. Smith, Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at the LD Micro 11th Annual Main Event in Los Angeles on Tuesday, December 4 at 2:00 p.m.

Meech's static generation equipment proves the perfect long-term solution for IML IMD's in-mold labeling offering

Located in Alliance, Ohio, IML IMD Technology LLC specializes in the manufacturing of custom industrial robotics, end-of-arm tooling and in-mold labelling systems.

Austrian award for Smart Packaging 2018: Greiner Packaging Receives Special Award for Innovation

In cooperation with Austria’s Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism, the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs awards the “Staatspreis Smart Packaging” (National Award for Smart Packaging) every two years. This year, Greiner Packaging took home the Special Award for Innovation for its “fresh clip” solution.

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