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Systech Illinois latest Coulometric sensor technology in oxygen transmission rate analyzers

OxySense Model 8100e Oxygen Transmission Rate Analyzer   Thame: UK: June 1st 2018. Systech Illinois, the leading global supplier of process, permeation and headspace analyzers announces the fully automatic OxySense Model 8100e Oxygen Transmission Rate Analyzer.  

Process and factory automation: APROL R 4.2 offers numerous new software functions

B&R has published a new major release of its APROL process control system. APROL R 4.2 contains nu-merous new software functions, including improved cloud communication via OPC UA and MQTT. It also offers a modern new "Dark style" interface design option.  

B&R joins Huawei's OPC UA TSN testbed

B&R has joined the OPC UA TSN testbed of Chinese network equipment vendor Huawei. The Austrian au-tomation specialist is now participating in all three of the world's most significant platforms for practical testing of the new communication technology.

Uflex transforms the Packaging for Rasna Fruit Powder Concentrate

04 June 2018, Noida (India): One of India’s largest manufacturers and exporters of beverages - Rasna International wanted an absolutely alluring packaging for its fruit powder concentrate. With this straight-forward brief, Rasna tasked Uflex – a company with whom it has had an association for over two decades, to come up with a unique packaging solution.  

Bemis Company, Inc. named one of America’s best large employers

NEENAH, Wisconsin, June 1, 2018 - Bemis Company, Inc. was recently named one of Forbes 2018 Best Large Employers in America. Bemis ranked among the top 20 engineering and manufacturing companies featured on the list.  

Videojet Launches Flexible and Convenient Solution for Remote Laser Control

CHICAGO – 21 May, 2018 – Videojet understands the significance of having a single point of user interaction to control and monitor lasers on a production line.

Directive on the Reduction of Single-Use Plastic Products Remains Vague on Sustainable Alternatives

Berlin, 29 May 2018 – The European Commission presented an ambitious new Directive to tackle marine litter by introducing a number of measures including reduction and restriction of selected single-use plastic products, such as disposable balloon sticks, straws, cutlery, plates, cups and food containers.

New Lotion Pump Blossoms with Possibilities

RPC Bramlage has launched a lotion pump that combines a standard system with a customisable outer body. The Lotus pump delivers excellent functionality and user-friendly operation for a wide variety of cosmetic and personal care products while enabling manufacturers to create an individual appearance for effective brand identity and maximum on-shelf appeal.  

Uflex Top Line for FY 2017-18 Up by 9% Y-O-Y; Volumes are Up too! Board Recommends Dividend of 20%

28 May 2018, Noida, Uttar Pradesh (India): India’s largest multinational flexible packaging materials and solution company Uflex Limited has declared the earnings for the Quarter ended 31 March 2018.  

In the Future we will be Printing Everywhere-on All Materials

May 24, 2018 - KELENN technology in Antony, close to Paris, is specialised in fast inkjet printing systems, imaging systems and equipment for printed electronics. General Manager Didier Rousseau founded the company in 2005.

Argentine company Refres Now goes for Sacmi OPERA roll-fed technology

Recent orders have seen the number of labellers installed at the model La Matanza plant - one of the largest and most modern in Latin America - rise to 8. Further confirmation, then, of the soundness of Sacmi roll-fed technology, the ideal solution for management of large volumes at high output rates  

X-Dual Seal From BPI Protect is Surefire pop Hit

The X-Dual Seal flexible packaging from RPC bpi protec provides end-users and manufacturers across a range of markets with extended shelf-life, satisfaction-of- use, and easy integration into production lines – benefits all derived from its innovative two-compartment design.  

Reliable product and marking inspection in the high output range

Enger, 23 May 2018 – With its I 410 model MULTIVAC Marking & Inspection offers an automatic inspection solution, which is precise, fast and consistently reliable. Thanks to its high- resolution and height-adjustable line scanners as well as its powerful image processing, it ensures that reliable marking and quality inspection from above and below is achieved.

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 will see the Group showcase its complete cap/container manufacturing and labelling solutions. The latter incorporate all the advantages of a technology that is winning over the market thanks to excellent productivity, efficiency, flexibility, precision and process repeatability.

D.P.R. Labeling to Join Epson at EXPO PACK México

D.P.R. Labeling is set to join Epson at the upcoming EXPO PACK México, taking place at the Expo Santa Fe México in Mexico City from June 5-8, 2018. The two companies will team up to show the compatibility between Epson printers and DPR’s Virgo, a newly released digital desktop finishing solution for labels and packaging.

UBM India announces the much awaited CPhI's 7th Annual Pharma Confex in Mumbai

Mumbai, 24 th May, 2018: CPhI Conferences, a division of UBM India, which hosts a number of successful pharmaceutical conferences, has announced its premier event, ‘The 7th Annual Innopack Pharma Confex’ which is scheduled for 24 th – 25 th May 2018 at Hotel Sahara Star, Mumbai.

New Machine in UK First

Rigid box specialist the Pollard Group has installed a bespoke magnet and ribbon loop inserting machine, the first of its kind in the UK.  

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  


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