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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 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.


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

Multi Layer Plastic is the Ideal Solution to Save Our Environment Uflex CMD Ashok Chaturvedi at IndiaPlast 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.

At DCAT ACG to Present Widespread Expansion of Capsule Manufacturing Capabilities

At DCAT, ACG to Present Widespread Expansion of Capsule Manufacturing Capabilities

SACMI IPS looks to Latin America

SACMI injection technology to play starring role at the Plastimagen fair (Mexico City, 2-5 April 2019), together with the agent Plasgrom SACMI's IPS preform production platform with injection technology provides an effective response to even the most diverse investment and technological upgrade requirements of Latin American converters.

Jet Marking Systems Becomes Certified Partner of Markem Imaje

Extensive Vetting Process Completed to Gain Partnership with Leading Printing and Coding Tech Company

WWP Announces Senior Level Hires and Promotions

  Industry veterans enhance leadership team as company expands market focus  

Amid Calls for Less Plastic Keystone Folding Box Co Cuts 50% of Plastic from OTC Packaging

Company’s Ecoslide-OTC™ paperboard package eliminates need for larger peel/push blister packs.


A range of popular French craft beers can now be enjoyed in 25cl Eco-Line cups from RPC Bebo Bouxwiller. Based in Carpentras in Provence, La Brasserie Artisanale du Mont Ventoux, under the leadership of its founder Mr Alexandre De Zordi, and with the arrival of a partner investor Rhône Rive Gauche, has expanded production over the past two years from 500 to 3,500 hectolitres.

Print Fair Carries Promotional Campaigns In Maharashtra Tamil Nadu Andhra and amp Telangana

PrintFair, the commercial printing, package converting and digital sign show, will come to the grounds of BIEC, Bengaluru in a few days. The Show, scheduled to be held from 10-13 April 2019, recently concluded promotional campaigns in Maharashtra & Tamil Nadu.

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper continues to invest

Bielefeld – April 1, 2019 As a competent manufacturer of high-quality coated specialty papers, Mitsubishi HiTec Paper continues the path of innovation and investment. As part of the "New Business Development" program, a new quality control system on the SM 21 has now been successfully commissioned at the Bielefeld site.

Michael Mrachacz succeeds Siegfried Drost as Managing Director Sales

Michael Mrachacz succeeds Siegfried Drost as Managing Director Sales

Aptar Beauty + Home, a custom partner for IOMA’s personalized cosmetics

Sleek, refined design, unique, high-precision application: Aptar Beauty + Home helps promote the pioneer of personalized cosmetics by tailoring its packaging solution Serumony to IOMA, the expert in custom skincare.

One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to more sustainable packaging

Mondi and Pacoon offer a roadmap for making packaging more sustainable.

Cosmo Films launches CPP High Barrier films

Cosmo Films, a global leader in speciality films for flexible packaging, lamination and labeling applications as well as synthetic paper has recently introduced a cast polypropylene (CPP) film for packaging applications requiring high moisture & oxygen barrier and high hot tack properties.

HoymeCuido: The healthiest see-through IML packaging

As a result of living in an era of hectic lifestyles, intensive working days and increasingly less stable timetables, we tend to spend less time to sit down and have dinner, and we often have meals at undefined moments. This clashes with our intention to enjoy a healthier, more balanced nutrition. On-the-go carrot sticks

Marico extends its food portfolio with the launch of ‘Coco Soul’ range- India’s finest Vegan Gourmet Products made with superfood coconut

 Cold Pressed Virgin Coconut Oil along with three new infused variants- Cinnamon, Chilli Oregano, Curry Coriander, specially curated by Chef Kunal Kapur  Coco Soul Foods to include Coconut Sugar, Coconut Spread, Peanut Coconut Butter, Almond Coconut Butter and Coconut Chips


Encapsulating Imagination: Bringing Science and Art Together ACG Group, the only supplier in the world offering end-to-end manufacturing solutions for the pharmaceutical industry, has launched the first of its kind ‘Art in a Capsule’ competition – designed to bring science and art together.


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