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Uflex Develops Satellite Thermal Radiation Insulation Film for Indian ISRO

Impressed by the wide range of polymeric products that Flex Films manufactures and the associated R&D capabilities, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) approached the company with a requirement of specialised film for passive thermal control of spacecraft components.  

Platinum Global Solutions – is going to unveil its 5th Global Brand Protection Innovation Programme and Intellectual Property Summit

Bangkok, Thailand 6th and 7th December – Platinum Global Solutions is going to conclude its 5th Global Brand Protection Innovation Programme after the successful delivery of 4 Brand Protection events in different regions across the world. 

KAMA still on record hunt

German based machine manufacturer closes the financial year with a sales record and reaches new markets

Safety and flexibility thanks to laser-markable caps from KISICO

Serialization, batch identification, anti-counterfeit protection Iriotec® laser pigments from the latest Merck generation Live laser marking at KISICO stand 7-732 at the 2018 Fachpack trade fair  

OPTIMA Team develops prototype in only 30 hours

young Optima talents developed a prototype in only 30 hours at the second Makeathon in Munich from June 21 to 22, 2018. The team, consisting of students, trainees and employees of Optima, designed a product separator with feeding system. 124 participants from eight countries participated in the competition themed "Make, create & have fun".  

Flex Films launches Web Metalized Surface Inspection System

Elizabethtown, Kentucky (USA) 18 July 2018:

Sacmi World Cup, a big win for Oulmes

A major, long-standing recipient of Sacmi-built beverage lines, this Moroccan company has made a special package to celebrate the country's participation in the World Cup in Russia  

Platinum Global Solutions –Moving forward hand in hand as a powerful sourcing platform in 7th Packaging Innovation Programme

Germany, Frankfurt (October 1st-2nd Oct,2018)-Packaging Innovation and differentiation continue to be the driving forces behind new product introductions. Emerging technologies, sustainable and pharmaceutical packaging will be the focal points of 7th Packaging Innovation Programme,2018.

B & R organized a conference on next generation automation technologies in Mumbai

B&R Industrial Automation has reached an exciting milestone as the company celebrates 20 years of delivering innovative technology and solutions to the Indian manufacturing industry. To mark this, B&R recently organised a daylong technology conference in Mumbai.

B & R celebrates 20 years of growth and innovation with customers

To mark a glorious milestone of 20 years in India, B&R Industrial Automation, recently organised ‘CEO summit 2018’, which bought together CEOs from leading companies in machine building for an evening of business presentations, talk from renowned leadership speaker and candid conversations.

Sustainable packaging solutions with added value

Wolfertschwenden, 11. July 2018 - From 25 to 27 September MULTIVAC will be presenting at FachPack 2018 in Nuremberg a complete range of solutions for packing food and non-food products. A major focus at the trade fair will be on the presentation of packaging concepts, which meet the growing requirement for ease of recycling and saving of resources.

Adapting to Ever Changing Market Trends : The Sidel Group at Fispal 2018

At Fispal Tecnologia 2018, Sidel and Gebo Cermex promoted their complete line solutions capabilities and showcased their latest advanced performance systems for the beverages, food, home and personal care industries in the Latin American market.  

Laser Coders Ensure Quality Standards

Two laser coders from Linx Printing Technologies are providing valuable quality assurance tests for a leading New Zealand metal packaging manufacturer.  

New M12 A-Coded Connectors from binder are now Ecolab and FDA certified

Camarillo, CA – July 9, 2018 – binder USA, LP, has expanded the M12 product family with the addition of the M12 A-Coded Connector, which is now certified for both Ecolab and FDA Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 standards.  

Xaar Highlights Benefits of Xaar 1003 Printhead for Labels

Cambridge 10 th July, 2018. Xaar, the world-leader in industrial inkjet technology, will give a presentation on its market-leading Xaar 1003 printhead at an upcoming open house event held by Dantex Group. The aim of the event is to demonstrate why digital label press technologies are the future of the labelling industry.  

Paperboard is replacing plastic to reduce climate impact

“When our card supplier, Megacard, suggested we could make our gift cards from paperboard and thereby drastically reduce their environmental impact, it was self-evident to us to switch,” explains Anna Marcusson, product manager for gift cards at SF Bio.  

Kompac Appoints New Distributor for Poland and Area

Kompac, manufacturer and supplier of UV/aqueous priming and coating systems, is pleased to announce they’ve appointed Scorpio Sp. z o.o. as their newest distribution partner for Poland and surrounding area.
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Kompac Appoints New Distributor for Poland and Area

Kompac, manufacturer and supplier of UV/aqueous priming and coating systems, is pleased to announce they’ve appointed Scorpio Sp. z o.o. as their newest distribution partner for Poland and surrounding area.

Ardagh Group wins Best Sustainability Innovation at first International Beverage Awards

On June 27th 2018, the first International Beverage Awards, in association with FoodBev Media, took place at Drink JAPAN in Tokyo, JAPAN. The judging panel considered 84 entries from 14 countries.  

Fairbanks Scales Announces New FB2550 Weighing Instrument

Kansas City, MO – Fairbanks Scales Inc., the oldest scale company in the U.S. and the world’s leader in weighing equipment, announces the new and improved FB2550 instrument (the FB2558), which maintains an industry leading feature set while incorporating faster processing power, an updated operating system, and more memory.

Life Long Learning absolute necessity for sustainable packaging development

"Attract more students in first phase education and stimulate in a much more active way that employees are educated and trained at work. Only in this way we can sustainably achieve our environmental packaging objectives.”  

Pamex To Give a Sunny Start to 2020 For Printers

The International Exhibition on Printing & Allied Machinery Industries is scheduled to happen from 6- 9 January at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.  

Cost-effective packaging solutions for bakery products and snacks

Wolfertschwenden, 5 July 2018 – At iba 2018 in Munich from 15 to 20 September MULTIVAC will be presenting a complete range of solutions for packing bread, bakery products, biscuits and snacks. In addition to two chamber machines, the exhibits will also include a compact thermoforming packaging machine and a traysealer.  


The EasySnacking™ pot from RPC Superfos is being used for a new cereal product that allows consumers to enjoy premium cereal straight from the pack.  

Packaging Connections gives new name to its Newsletter

Gurugram, India, July 1, 2018 – Packaging Connections newsletter which was first sent on 18th March 2005 has now completed more than 13 gold years. It has been sent to its readers without any fail every Tuesday of the week. Among these years it has achieved global reach of 100 thousand+ packaging professionals across 120+ countries.

APCO's view on Sustainable Packaging Audit of Businesses

Australian Packaging Covenant Organization (APCO) recently launched and directed a brand Audit that will help the businesses to take important actions to meet the obligations of sustainable packaging.  

Uflex Chemicals launches Single Component Solvent-less PU Adhesive- FLEXBON OC512

03 July 2018, Noida (India): Chemicals Business of India’s largest fully integrated multinational flexible packaging materials and solution company, Uflex Limited has launched a general performance, single component solvent-less PU adhesive - FLEXBON OC512.

Sidel Surpfs Through Pet Packaging Shape Opportunities at International Blow Moulding Conference

At this year’s Blow Moulding Conference held in Cologne (Germany), Sidel gave insights into increased PET packaging shapes opportunities and how to achieve them with precise and reliable heating processes. The focus for Sidel was SteadyEDGE™, a patented base solution for innovative and attractive PET package design variants that ensures a stable and cost-efficient production.  

Solid board packaging producer Abelan Videcart invests in Offset printing press

Acquisition of a new 6 colour + varnish Offset printing press Investment of €4.4 million High speed printing to offer a wider quality range of solid board products and increase the portfolio in folding carton packaging  

Ardagh produces Nivea's new deodorant look

Nivea, one of the world’s most popular deodorants, has a new look for its female range in a taller sleek shaped aluminium aerosol can designed by Beiersdorf and manufactured by Ardagh Group.  

CSB SOlution Keep's Cheesemaker Lean

Züger, Switzerland’s number one supplier of mozzarella and other cream cheese specialities, is using an end-to-end software solution from industry IT expert CSB- System to keep processes at the factory as lean as possible.

Tongtai SH-4000P High Speed Horizontal Machining Center Features Compact Footprint Design

[LORAIN, OH – JULY 2018] The new SH-4000P Horizontal Machining Center from Tongtai was developed for mass production lines. The new compact machine has a 35% smaller footprint than the previous model, allowing for maximum shop floor space utilization. At only 69” wide, floor space is minimized.

Chobani Greek yogurt: ready in a 'flip' thanks to specialized IML packaging

Who doesn’t like the combination of fresh Greek yogurt with a dry, crunchy mix? Brand owner Chobani was interested in getting this product on store shelves as a single product, but with both ingredients clearly separated. This was a highly complex challenge technically, but thanks to the possibilities of IML, an attractive and flexible solution was created.  

Packaging Training and Qualifications

IOM3 Training Academy offers a range of industry-recognised packaging courses and qualifications. Courses are open for immediate booking.  

Complete SACMI solutions in the 25th year of Iran Agrofood

The company presents all its new developments for the sector, with the focus on productive excellence and plant integration. A complete offer that provides greater opportunities for producers, with all the assurance of Sacmi product and service quality.  

Douglas Machine;s New Robotic Metering System

ALEXANDRIA, MN. (June 29, 2018) – Adding the new Robotic Product Collation and Metering to Douglas’ reliable Contour™ SPS-80 Shrink Packer allowed a large beverage producer to convert their can line from paperboard cartons to trays with film overlap at a rate of 80 packages per minute.

Full Marks for 10 Liter Container Choice

RPC Promens Industrial is meeting growing demand for 10 litre industrial containers in a variety of markets with a choice of three designs that satisfy the needs of a many different applications.  

PackPlus Is Here! Only A Few Weeks To Go!

The Total, Packaging, Processing & Supply Chain Event is coming to Pragati Maidan on 25 th July 2018.  

Videojet modernizes coding and marking supplies with iQMark™

CHICAGO – June 28, 2018 – Videojet Technologies, a leading global supplier of coding and marking systems and supplies, has launched iQMark™ - a modern supplies brand developed to enable its customers to meet their corporate social responsibility (CSR) goals, at the same time remaining compliant with ever more stringent governmental and industry regulations worldwide.

Augmented Reality Statup Re'Flekt Opens Multi-Million Euro Series A Financing Round With Basf Venture Capital As Lead Invester

BASF Venture Capital has invested in RE’FLEKT, a Munich and San Francisco-based Augmented Reality startup that provides enterprise customers content creation and remote expert solutions. BASF Venture Capital’s opening investment of 3,75 million Euro ($4.4 million US Dollar) follows Bosch’s investment in the company in 2015.  

Flowers world-over are blooming in Flexfresh by Uflex

27 June 2018, Noida (India): Flexfresh, the special patented film that Uflex Limited has developed comprising a proprietary polymeric formula elongating the shelf life of flowers is serving to be a boon for Flower Companies across the globe.  

CSP Technologies, Inc. Introduces Material Science Lab in Newly Expanded Manufacturing Space

Auburn, AL – CSP Technologies, Inc. – a leader in designing and producing packaging solutions that ensure product protection, enhance brand recognition and improve consumer experiences – has completed a 100,000-square-foot facility expansion at its Auburn, Alabama headquarters, and is currently transitioning several new and enhanced capabilities into the ample space.  

Sacmi CHS360, setting the global standard for tall aluminium cap inspection

Another four solutions were recently supplied to wine closure companies in Australia and Chile, with outstanding new machine features ensuring total quality control of such caps  

Fighting the skills shortage in packaging: 22 new NVC Packaging Professional graduates

On Tuesday 26 June 2018, the graduation ceremony for NVC Packaging Professionals took place in Gouda, hometown of the NVC Netherlands Packaging Centre. Twenty-two (22) business students passed the exam and can now be referred to as NVC Packaging Professional.

RPC BPI Protec's Reprocess Scheme Turns Surplus Plastic Into Tables and Benches

RPC bpi protec’s Worcester site has established a closed-loop recycling scheme to capture surplus plastic packaging and turn it into second-life products for the benefit of its customers’ sustainability and CSR activities.  

Ergonomics Jar Has Glass Effect

The RPC Bramlage Division has introduced a new premium cosmetic jar into its standard collection. The Coral jar provides an alternative to the traditional cylindrical shape, with an innovative raised section at the base.  

Leading converters, brand owners and retailers to discuss packaging requirements at AMI’s Multilayer Flexible Packaging 2018

Flexible packaging is a dynamic and constantly evolving market, and worldwide, the way in which consumers view and interact with packaged products is changing. With a growing focus on convenience, value and sustainability, traditional packs continue to be substituted for innovative and flexible options designed to meet emerging consumer needs.  

The Marchesini Group continues to grow by acquiring another two companies, Schmucker and Creinox

Pianoro (Bologna) – The Marchesini Group took over 100% of Schmucker, a company from Gorizia specialised in building stickpack packaging machinery for the food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic markets.  

Asepto by Uflex to say "Hello China" at Propak

20 June 2018, Noida (India) / Shanghai: Sky is the limit for being innovative. Any application will be welcomed if it holds merit for potential customers.


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