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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.

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.  


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