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Lighter Container Retains Its Functionality

RPC Design has implemented a redesign of the award-winning Westland lawn spreader pack that has delivered valuable sustainability benefits. The new container is now lighter and easier to assemble while still retaining all the user-friendly benefits of the original.  

Pack Tech A/S acquires design studio

We are proud to announce that Pack Tech is teaming up with the renowned Danish design agency Mavro//Lefèvre! With an increasing interest in unique customer solutions, we wish to offer our customers a supplement to our internal design department. With the recognized studio Mavro//Lefèvre, we add yet another dimension to our specialized packaging solutions.  

Pack Expo Chicago: the Marchesini Group introduces three stand-alone machines to the American packaging market

West Caldwell (New Jersey) – This year again the Marchesini Group will be taking part in Pack Expo Chicago, from October 14 th to October 17 th . The Group will be exhibiting the new MA 400 continuous motion horizontal cartoner, the TURBO-MEK 150 vacuum turbo-emulsifier by DUMEK, the Group’s brand specialized in manufacturing of cosmetic processing machines, and the RE 202 rotary labeler.

Keystone Folding Box Co. Introduces Blister Solution for Limited Opioid Prescriptions

Customizable Ecoslide-RX packaging design seen as a tool to combatongoingopioid crisis

Plastic Packaging Materials for Foods- We are finding more environment friendly ways!

In the world of packaging, sustainability plays an important role. According to numerous sources packaging produced in Australia is estimated to be $10-10.5 billion, which means around USD300 billion globally. Out of which, the food and beverage sector uses almost around 65-70%.

Proseal Follows Queen's Award with New TTe Tray Sealer

Proseal has launched its first tray sealer since winning a Queen’s Award for International Trade 2018. The Proseal TTe is a small, compact and robust tray sealer ideal for low-volume production and production trials.  

Water for All - Leybold strengthens a long-term project of the Atlas Copco Group

Cologne, 22 August 2018 - Leybold Managing Director Johan Van der Eeken and Project Manager Stephan Hohenadl today handed over a donation cheque for 5,930 Euros to Eva Heemann and Cemre Altinsoy for the employee initiative `Water for All ́. Since 1984, Water for All has supported projects that provide people in need with access to clean drinking water, sanitation and hygiene.

Highly Efficient Sidel Complete Line Helps Niagara Bottling LLC Achieve +2 Million Cases Per Year

The industry-leading private label bottled water supplier, Niagara Bottling LLC, with its many plants throughout the US and Mexico, has recently upgraded its Salt Lake City fa-cility with a Sidel complete PET line. The line features two Super Combis, equipped with the innovative and compact ground-level preform feeder, EasyFEED™, along with Gebo Cermex conveying and end-of-line equipment.

Packaging value chain coalition of 68 industry associations launches joint recommendations ahead of negotiations on the Single-Use Plastics proposal

Brussels, 22 August 2018 – EUROPEN and 67 other European and national associations1 representing a wide range of packaging materials and sectors across the packaging value chain, have announced joint recommendations2 on the Commission’s proposal for a Directive on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment, i.e.

Fresca Juices dazzles with holographic packs on the shelf for the first time in India.

With the launch of new holographic packs, Fresca is all set to take on the market.  

Kluge to Demonstrate the Newest Line of Print Finishing Solutions at PRINT 18

St. Croix Falls, WI August 20, 2018 - Brandtjen & Kluge, LLC (Kluge), the

At Labelexpo Americas, AVT to Showcase Connected Workflow Automation Solutions with Sister Companies Esko and X-Rite

World leader in print inspection and quality management also will feature North American debut of HD+ Label Print Inspection Series  

Chemicals Business of Uflex assessed for ISO 31000:2018 Risk Management System

Noida, August 20, 2018: Chemicals Business of Uflex Limited a leading supplier of Inks, Adhesives and Speciality Coatings, is one of the first few companies in India to be assessed and found to be in agreement with the Risk Management Principles & Guidelines as per ISO 31000:2018.  

Winners of ‘Tube of the Year 2018’ competition chosen

Choosing the ‘Tube of the Year’ was again on the agenda at the recent General Assembly meeting of etma, the European tube manufacturers association. This year, there were as many as 40 tubes submitted by about 20 member companies.

Cosmo Films launches CPP metalized film with high metal bond

New Delhi, 16th Aug, 2018– Cosmo Films, a global leader in speciality films for flexible packaging, lamination and labeling applications introduces a cast polypropylene (CPP) metalized film with high metal bond strength. This film has been specially designed to offer superior inter layer bond strength for making multi-layer laminate structures, which in turn enhances barrier properties.

Microbes fully metabolize biodegradable plastics

Berlin, 16 August 2018 – Researchers at ETH Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) succeeded in an interdisciplinary study to demonstrate that soil microorganisms metabolically utilised the carbon in the PBAT polymer both for energy production and also to build up microbial biomass.

Many Good Reasons for Liquid Dairy to Switch to Pet Packaging

Acting in a competitive marketplace, typically impacted by low margins, liquid dairy manufacturers relentlessly seek innovations to achieve product differentiation and a sustainable business.

ProAmpac Site Receives Food Safety Certification

CINCINNATI (August 15, 2018) – ProAmpac, a leader in global flexible packaging, announced today that its Auburn, Washington facility has been awarded Level 2 Food Safety Management Certification by the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Institute.

At Healthcare Packaging Expo, MHI to Showcase EAGLE-Uni Blister Machine for Laboratory Work & Small-scale Production

With universal station for forming, sealing & punching, multi-functional module ideal for packaging development & material testing.

Top performance with high product protection

Loesch Verpackungstechnik, the system supplier, is exhibiting at FachPack in Nuremberg between 25 and 27 September. In hall 1, stand 1-218, the specialist for confectionery packaging from Upper Franconia is presenting its RCB-HS wrapping head machine. The machine from the Loesch R-Series is designed for the packaging of small-sized chocolate products in premium fold wraps.

Maximum hygiene and user-friendliness

Enger, 13. August 2018 – Last year MULTIVAC Marking & Inspection launched the DP 230, the first model in a new generation of direct web printers, for integrating into R 08x and R 1xx thermoforming packaging machines.


10 August 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 30 June 2018.

Astronova Unveils Newest Digital Color Label Printer

The Kiaro!® QL-120 Integrates Industry’s Fastest Print Speeds with 1200 dpi Resolution for Exceptional Customer Experience  

Performance Packaging’s AIRSHIELD™ Achieves FDA Approval for Food & Beverage Applications

LAS VEGAS - - Performance Packaging of Nevada, a worldwide innovative supplier of flexible packaging, packaging machinery and folding cartons, has received authorization from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration for its AIRSHIELD™ technology for direct food and beverage contact applications.

PackPlus 2018 – Surpasses All Previous Records!

The total packaging, processing & supply chain event, held from 25-28 July 2018 at PragatiMaidan, New Delhi, recorded huge success with over 400 exhibiting companies and a footfall of more than 20,000 visitors.  

A multinational company chooses Ulysse, the Sacmi "all in one" inspection solution

Six machines, set up for inspecting the lids of food containers filled with milk- derived products, were tested and successfully launched at the production unit in Central Africa  

IndiaCorr Expo 2018 India's prime event on corrugation and packaging

The packaging industry is growing by 10% per annum and is expected to grow at this rate for at least two more decades. IndiaCorr Expo - SinoCorrugated is India’s only business platform for the entire value chain of corrugated packaging industry will offer an integrated platform to explore this rapidly growing market.

MB - TSCs new versatile lightweight industrial printer series

With MB240/MB340 and MB240T/MB340T, TSC Auto ID presents its brandnew industrial thermal printer series with the most versatile compact lightweight models. These printers set new standards regarding flexibility, print quality and connectivity.  

Mark Andy to Host The Power of Hybrid Forum

Join Mark Andy on 11-13 September for The Power of Hybrid Forum at its European headquarters in Warsaw, Poland.  

British packaging manufacturer won over by barrier technology from Reifenhauser CSC

Troisdorf, July 2018 | Reifenhäuser is a successful global specialist operating in the plastics processing industry with a range of technologies for manufacturing packaging solutions.

Serialization and Digital Transformation Expert Supply Chain Wizard to Host Digital Age Pharma CMO Summit for Manufactures, CMOs/CPOs and Wholesalers in Princeton, NJ

Princeton, NJ – Supply Chain Wizard – a leading full-service global consulting firm specializing in serialization and traceability, as well as supply chain strategy and operational transformation programs – is hosting a Digital Age Pharma CMO Summit on October 25, 2018 at the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal in Princeton, NJ.

Innovative packaging concept for medical and pharmaceutical products

Wolfertschwenden, 31. July 2018 - At FachPack 2018 MULTIVAC will be presenting an innovative concept for packing medical and pharmaceutical products, where the main feature is the easy removal of the product thanks to a novel opening aid.

OPTIMA pharma and OPTIMA life science combine their expertise in Madrid

Visitors to the exhibition stand of Optima Pharma and Optima Life Science at P-MEC will have the opportunity to find out how the time between an order being placed and production starting can be kept to a minimum. The MultiUse concept, which consists of highly flexible, fully automated filling machines that can process different types of containers, will also be taking center stage.

Pioneer in Manufacturing of BOPP Films

We Cosmo Films Limited are proud to introduce ourselves as the pioneer of BOPP film manufacturing in India. We are the leading manufacturer & exporter of BOPP films for Lamination, Food Packaging, Labeling and Overwrapping applications. We also have a specialty films like coated & synthetic paper. at PackPlus 2018

Gurugram, India, July 30, 2018 – Packaging Connections has participated in the recent printing and packaging exhibition-PackPlus 2018. The company has displayed their key services which include “The Big Book of Packaging” and Tubes from Linhardt Pharma and Shrink Sleeves from Viscose.

Sacmi CCM 4.0, the "state of the art" of closures manufacturing

This year saw the 2000 th CCM press sold on international markets. Today's CCMs feature a full range of 4.0 systems to ensure customers maximise the return on their investment.  

Videojet launches its latest Thermal Transfer Overprinter, with built-in code assurance capabilities, offering manufacturers a superior user experience

CHICAGO – July 25 2018 – Videojet Technologies, a global leader in coding, marking and printing solutions, is proud to introduce the Videojet 6230 Thermal Transfer Overprinter (TTO), an easy-to-use printer that helps manufacturers reduce flexible packaging coding errors, and improve Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).  

D-Match, the final frontier of digital customization

This Sacmi Verona solution lets manufacturers personalise label graphics by combining the outstanding quality typical of digital printing with high-speed, precision application. A “real time to market” solution made economical and versatile thanks to the “roll to bottle” system that lets the module work directly in-line with the labeller.  

Sacmi packaging machines and complete lines to take centre-stage in Mumbai

Sacmi will be at the 13th edition of Anutec (27-29 September 2018) – a key platform on the strategic Indian market – to showcase everything from the FFS packaging machine range for the food industry to its integrated PET production range with comprehensive pellet-to-pallet solutions.  

DSM and APK cooperate on recycling multilayer food packaging films

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and sustainable living, together with APK, are leading the way in taking the next step to increase the sustainable benefits of multilayer food packaging films. Beyond the primary function of reducing food waste, the products are now also recyclable via APK’s new recycling route.  

BERICAP Group: New website with state-of-the-art design and innovative features

Budenheim, Germany – July 25, 2018 As of today’s date, BERICAP Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers for plastic closures, invites visitors to explore its completely revised website, with appealing state-of-the-art design and several new features.

Sacmi presents super steel for moulds at the national AIM conference

Research was conducted by the Sacmi steel team together with Bologna University (DICAM and DIN departments). The purpose of the presentation, to be held on 13 September during the conference, is to promote direct involvement of undergraduates and PhD students in this area.  

World shares views: who wins the Gold in packaging innovation?

The biennial battle for the world’s Gold in 'holistic' packaging innovation has entered the decisive phase, now that the ten finalists of Packaging Innovation Contest De Gouden Noot 2018 are known. They were selected after an orientation phase with 87 companies, of which 21 entered the battle in the first jury round.

Sacmi Closures & Beverage to play leading role in Johannesburg

Cutting-edge Group technology to be showcased at Food & Drink Technology (4-6 September). Sacmi continues to invest in Africa, already a key market for complete PET processing solutions  

Packaging concepts with paper fibre based materials

Wolfertschwenden, 24. July 2018 – The reduction of the consumption of packaging and the use of recyclable materials in the production of packaging are currently at the top of the agenda in the packaging industry and among consumers. In the near future, the demand for recyclable packaging in particular will increase significantly.

Asepto Holography Packs by Uflex grab eyeballs at Propak China 2018

23 rd July 2018, Noida (India) / Shanghai:Uflex Limited made an astounding impact at the Propak China exhibition that was held during 11–13 July 2018 in Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC), Shanghai, China.


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