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Ethiopia: the Sacmi Group, already the country's technological leader, focuses on lightweight solutions

An important base for the industry's top players and the area's leading importer of packaging-beverage technology, the country will soon host the second edition of Food + Bev Tec. Needless to say, the Sacmi Group will play a central role at the fair, showcasing its latest developments on the plant integration and weight reduction fronts  

International packaging community and Anuga FoodTec intensify fight against food waste

On Planet Earth, two billion humans suffer from obesity and 800 million live on the edge of starvation. Meanwhile huge amounts of edible food are wasted, either in the supply chain up to the consumer or at home by that same consumer after purchase.

Isolation Suites Enhance Quay's Facilities for Specialist Drug

Quay Pharma has invested extensively in specialist isolation facilities at its headquarters in Deeside to support the development of potent drugs in a protective environment.  

Sacmi, complete new filling line for Emirates Natural Drinking Water

From blow moulding to palletization, with all the advantages of Sacmi SBF technology (dual cavity, double the output rate). Thanks to these characteristics, the supplied solution will allow the customer to boost production and quality while containing consumption.  

Etma reports stable growth in European tube industry in 2017 Members boost production by 2 per cent to 10.5 billion tubes

With total production of 10.5 billion tubes in 2017, the member companies of etma – the European tube manufacturers association – continued their path of growth and achieved a year-on-year increase in production of two per cent. Overall, the member companies thus account for some 70 per cent of total European tube production.  

Sino-Pack Latest News: SF Express VS Sino-Pack2018 A Big Showcase of Latest Logistic Technologies

SF Express, a well-known international and domestic courier company, provides outstanding courier service every day. The well-known economic magazine, "FORTUNE" has announced that SF Express ranked 28th in the “2017 China’s Most Admired Companies List”.   Sino-Pack2018 News: New Action Taken by Logistic Leader - SF Technology

Transfer of printing know-how to Ghana

PrintPromotion GmbH trains 30 specialist teachers at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi / Ghana A Ghanaian expert and a trainer from the AZP Training Center for Print and Media in Chemnitz give an introduction to quality assured printing processes in theory and practice  

EconCore presents latest developments in continuous production of high performance thermoplastic honeycombs for composites at JEC World 2018

EconCore is extending the capabilities of its innovative ThermHex technology for production of high-performance lightweight thermoplastic honeycomb core materials and sandwich panels. The company, which already licenses the technology for production of polypropylene honeycombs, is now able to produce honeycombs from high performance thermoplastics (HPT).

Craft beer, the US market keeps on growing. Sacmi to play pivotal role at Food+BevTec 2018

Sacmi will be at the USA's key brewery event to showcase its latest technological developments for labelling, inspection and filling. Taking centre-stage will be the LabelCheck-360, a precise, versatile solution for total inspection of labelled bottles  

Uflex manufactures first Glitter Printing Rotogravure Cylinder in India

Noida, 05 March 2018: There has been a recent addition in the list of very many firsts that Uflex has introduced in the flexible packaging industry.  

Sacmi food & beverage know-how at Djazagro 2018

The Group will be showcasing its integrated beverage range, the hub of which is the new heroLINE, the first complete, integrated solution that lets manufacturers go directly from cap and preform to labelled container. The Group's Food Division will also play a prominent role, with CM-OPM and CM-FIMA presenting new tailor-made solutions for the chocolate industry  

Label quality, brand quality

Major order placed by a leading French winery, a provider of fine wines since 1850. By purchasing the new LVS360 system this producer has ensured 100% quality control on both new machines and existing lines.  

The Sacmi recipe for bringing the 4.0 revolution to packaging and beverage

Vezio Bernardi, General Manager of the Closures&Containers Division, recently interviewed by a leading international magazine: “Our new services aim to ensure customers get the very most out of our machines. Industry 4.0 offers a new way of looking at production and customer assistance”  

Parenteral Packaging Market - Advancement and Development in Packaging Solutions to Surge Demands

Packaging is one of the most important component of the product. Packaging in pharmaceuticals is crucial and important to drug stability.

Mundipharma’s novel device, k-haler® , recognised for innovative packaging by iF DESIGN AWARDS

CAMBRIDGE, 26 February 2018 – iF DESIGN AWARDS, one of the most important design awards in the world, have named Mundipharma International Limited, which is part of the Mundipharma network of independent associated companies, amongst their winners.

Keystone Folding Box Company Introduces Line of Packaging Solutions for Injectable Pharma Products

Family of Secondary Packaging Options for Prefilled Syringes, Auto-injector Pens, Vials & Ampoules  

Fish and seafood attractively packaged

Wolfertschwenden, 27 February 2018 – At Seafood Processing Global, which takes place from 24 to 26 April in Brussels, everything on the MULTIVAC stand will revolve around packaging solutions, which not only contribute to extending the shelf life of fish and seafood, but also enable the product to be presented attractively at the point of sale.

Nigeria’s packaging boom: Sacmi in the spotlight at Food+BevTec 2018

Already an established leader in the cap-making sector, the Sacmi Group is now a pivotal player in PET production. The reason? Solutions that increasingly focus on total integration in order to provide an all-round response to the needs of a fast-growing industry.  

Digitalization is not an option, but a must B&R India explores lloT topics at 4th annual innovation day

The fourth edition of B&R India's "Innovation Day" once again provided a platform for thought leaders, industry experts and decision makers to share ideas on the Industrial IoT, smart manufacturing, design efficiencies, Industry 4.0 and digitalization.

Technology and design: Sacmi adds value to the US market

Sacmi will be at the NPE fair in Orlando (7-11 May 2018) to present flexible, efficient, lightweight cap and container manufacturing solutions and complete cap-preform design solutions aimed at intercepting new high-added- value markets.  

CSB to Showcase solutions for digital food production

New solutions for digital food production, including control station applications, industrial image processing, and ERP software - all of which allow companies to improve resource efficiency, increase transparency and reduce costs - will be the highlight of industry IT expert CSB-System’s stand at Anuga FoodTec 2018.

Constantia Flexibles to expand Polish toppers plant

Constantia Flexibles Group is making a single-digit million euro investment in its toppers plant - Constantia ColorCap - in Rybnik, southern Poland, to cater for growing demand in the dairy industry. The investment in plant infrastructure and new machinery for long runs will almost double the annual capacity.

The Essential choice for Agrochemical Solutions

RPC Promens Montpont has enhanced its containers for the Agrochemicals market to offer one of the most comprehensive ranges that is able to satisfy the varying needs of this diverse sector.  

HERO ESPANA selects SACMI modular labelling

New modular jar labeller purchased and installed at the Spanish facility of well-known preserve producer Hero Group, a player on the European market since 1886. Their purchase decision was based on the outstanding performance and versatility of the Sacmi “plug&play” solution.  

Ardagh Group engages in ‘Touch of’ innovation with Bonduelle

As food brands innovate to meet the evolving needs of their customers, the versatility of the metal can becomes ever more useful as the most contemporary packaging solution. An outstanding recent example is a mini can format developed by Ardagh Group for Bonduelle’s new ‘Touch of’ concept.

Caps and total quality control, Sacmi to showcase the full range at Chinaplas 2018

The country's main plastic-rubber industry event will see the Group attend with the successful compression press range, now enhanced with new cap-preform integrated design services.

Cartonplast plastic layer pads as the "green" interface between container manufacturers and fillers

Plastic layer pads (PLPs) are replacing cardboard intermediate layers for the transportation of glass, can and PET containers  

Archroma introduces Leucophor® MT, a new cost-effective optical brightening agent for high whiteness surface applications

Reinach, Switzerland, 20 February 2018 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, today announced the introduction of Leucophor® MT liq, a new tetrasulfonated optical brightening agent (OBA) modified to give high whiteness performance in surface applications.  

Sacmi "smart" FFS on show at Anuga FoodTech 2018

Renowned all over the globe, Sacmi SACMI horizontal packagers now come with an incorporated patented automatic sleeve application system that can also be used with multi-pack configurations. Another perfect response to manufacturers' demand for innovative design and production process optimisation.  

SIG and ProLeiT offer integrated solutions for smart and automated factories

February 2018. SIG has partnered with ProLeiT, a leading provider of automation and process control systems to co-create innovative manufacturing solutions for food, beverage and dairy producers.  

DNP and SIG create joint venture in Japan

February 2018. Tokyo-based Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (DNP) and SIG have signed a joint venture agreement which will bring new value added carton packaging and filling technology solutions to the Japanese food and beverage industry. The 50-50 joint venture will be established as of April 1, 2018, under the name of DNP • SIG Combibloc Co., Ltd., located in Tokyo.  

GEA technology supermarket shows specialist expertise during FoodEx

Düsseldorf (Germany), February 20, 2018 – The technology group GEA will exhibit its wide range of high-tech equipment and possibilities for customized solutions in the area food and drink processing and packaging at FoodEX 2018 in Birmingham from April 16-18.  

B&R steps up efforts advancing OPC UA

Automation specialist appointed to OPC Foundation's Technical Advisory Council  

POWERLINK now IEEE 61158 standard

POWERLINK has been adopted by the IEEE under international standard IEEE 61158. It is the only Industrial Ethernet protocol to achieve this status. The IEEE views its standards for TSN and POWERLINK as core components for real-time industrial communication.  

BEKUM: Trending worldwide - water bottles made of Polycarbonate, PC

BEKUM BA series scores in terms of output and performance The BA series is a reference in water bottle production  

Beck Automation at the NPE 2018

Biocompatible PLA meets In-Mold Labelling (IML)

Leybold presents innovative vacuum portfolio at ANUGA FoodTec

At the leading trade fair Anuga FoodTec in Cologne, Leybold presents its vacuum technologies for the food processing and packaging industry from the 20th to the 23rd March 2018. The efficient solutions of the vacuum supplier are used worldwide.

Intelligent Color presents IC Split enables large format designs using small A4/Letter and A3/Tabloid printers

Dinkelsbuehl/Germany, February 2018 Intelligent Color (IC), software manufacturer from Dinkelsbuehl/Germany, presents »IC Split« a powerful tool that enables A4/Letter or A3/Tabloid printers to make large format designs in the formats A3/Tabloid, A2/Tabloid “extra plus” and larger, as for special widths and lenghts.  

EconCore to present innovations in continuous honeycomb sandwich technology at JEC World 2018

EconCore’s continuous process for producing high performance lightweight thermoplastic honeycomb cores for composites is set to be a crowd-puller at JEC World 2018 in Paris on March 6 to 8. Its ThermHex process meets the growing need for replacing complex, heavy and expensive parts in highly demanding applications across industries.

Pails Aid Upward Growth of Vines (And Sales)

The SuperCube ® pail from RPC Superfos is at the centre of a growing success story after being chosen to pack 100% biodegradable vineyard clips that ensure the vertical growth of vines. Since Compagnie des Agrafes selected the SuperCube ® for its special clips, both product and pack have attracted rave reviews and the clips have enjoyed an upward curve in sales.  

Aurelius successfully completes acquisition of Spanish packaging specialist Abelan

Deal represents Aurelius’ third acquisition in the European packaging sector since 2015 The operations of Abelan will be combined with those of Aurelius investee company Solidus Solutions Three manufacturing facilities in Spain and France Projected revenues of c.€70m in 2017  

Advanced Automated Packaging Machines to Upgrade Your Business Preview 5 Amazing Highlights at Sino-Pack 2018!

In recent years, packaging equipment technologies have improved in terms of production accuracy, ease of operation and production flexibility. More and more enterprises have set up automated packaging equipment in production units and the usage of packaging robots has nearly doubled in recent 5 years.

CSP Technologies, Inc. Helps Develop TruDraw® Aseptic Sampling System for Liquid Dairy Products

Sterile, Fully Enclosed 2oz. Container with Security Seal Yields Unexposed, Tamper-proof Samples for Enhanced Sampling Accuracy  

Cosmo Films Commissions a New CPP line and a Metalizer

New Delhi, Feb 2nd, 2018– Cosmo Films, a global leader in films for packaging, lamination and labeling applications has announced commissioning of its second Cast Polypropylene (CPP) Line and fourth metalizer, both having annual capacity of 7500 MT.

Health and energy captured to perfection in Ardagh’s shaped aluminium bottle.

The launch of a new category premium health beverage requires standout and sustainable packaging, so leading European health drinks innovator, Konnekt Smartdrinks, chose Ardagh’s shaped aluminium bottles to complete its range of wellness beverages.  

Flex Films launches all new High Barrier Metallized Polyester Film

Elizabethtown, KY, USA: 02 February 2018: Metallized Polyester Films are increasing in popularity for imparting high barrier properties to laminated flexible packaging structures. However, it has been often experienced that poor adhesion of metal with the base polyester film can result in laminate failure, thereby decreasing product performance.  

Cosmo Films Ltd I Mr Pankaj Poddar I Budget 2018 Quote

Cosmo Films Ltd, a global leader in specialty films for packaging & labeling application, are directly associated with FMCG & Food Processing companies.   As Budget 2018 focuses on rural economy & enhancing consumer spending will directly benefit this sector.   Requesting if his quote can be carried in your publication.  

New Design Helps Cut Plenty of Ice

A new breakthrough de-icer product from Tetrosyl is being packed in custom- designed bottles produced by RPC Promens Industrial Plenmeller.  


The latest Ecosolution™ high viscosity pump from RPC Bramlage offers the benefits of effective product protection, efficient evacuation and single material construction to provide one of the most sustainable airless pump solutions on the market.  


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