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Spotlight on women in plastics

An engaging panel discussion at the upcoming Plastics Extrusion World Expo will debate a number of key issues surrounding the professional development of women in the plastics industry.

Cosmo Films to showcase speciality printing substrates at Print China , 19

Cosmo Films, a global leader in films for flexible packaging, lamination and labeling applications as well as synthetic paper would be showcasing its speciality range of printing substrates at the upcoming International Printing Technology Exhibition of China also known as Print China scheduled to take place from April 9-13 th in Dongguan city, Guangdong Province, China.

Recently, in the presence of numerous guests, the new project partners NEMERA and NOVO NORDISK laid the foundation stone for a new manufacturing Hall.

The new building will be mostly dedicated to the production of components for Novo Nordisk’s pen needles.

Reifenhäuser Blown Film offering benefits for highly profitable FFS film production

Worms / Troisdorf, March 21, 2019 | Reifenhäuser presented its latest 5-layer blown film line for the production of highly profitable FFS film during Open House at Russian plastics processor KZPM, a specialist manufacturer of polymeric films and flexible industrial packaging. Reifenhäuser developed this new 5-layer FFS line for the production of plastic heavy-duty shipping s

Iggesund Paperboard’s mills get top marks

The Holmen Group’s paperboard manufacturer, Iggesund Paperboard, has received the highest rating for sustainability in an evaluation done this year by the rating firm EcoVadis. The paperboard is produced at Iggesund Mill in Sweden and at Workington, England.

swop 2019 teams up with "PKG Family" to establish a new future for the FMCG industry

In the presence of various partners, swop 2019 and “PKG Family” joined hands for the third time to launch the “FMCG Future Zone”. Ms. LAN Naiying (Xianjunlong Printing), Mr. WANG Bingxiao (Jingli Can Co.,Ltd), Mr. LI Daoyang (Liji Packaging), Mr. YAO Zhengyu (Beauty Star), Mr. Leo Wu (Founder of PKG Family), Ms. DU Jingxian (Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd.) and Ms.

Kluge User Group Meeting to be held in conjunction with Odyssey 2019

St. Croix Falls, WI March 15, 2019 - Back by popular demand, Brandtjen & Kluge is once again offering its customers a unique opportunity not to be missed!


The demand for sustainable packaging solutions continues to increase across many markets. However, consumers still expect the same levels of functionality and user- friendliness. Leading Polish ice cream producer, Bracia Koral, is now taking the initiative in its sector with the introduction of packs that can be reused once the product is consumed.

75% production capacity increase: Gable X meets demand for PET packaging with support from Sidel

Gable X Cleaning Solutions Company Limited, located in Chaguanas (Trinidad and Tobago), has ordered its second blow moulding equipment from Sidel, the leading global provider of PET, can and glass solutions for liquid packaging.

Paintainer® Perfect for Picky Cats

The Paintainer® storage pail from RPC Superfos is ensuring that cat food from Petzeba remains fresh and ready for serving. The container provides ease of use, sustainability and an attractive design for the Swiss pet food company.

Rama metallic IML tubs shine at IPSA Gold Pack Awards

In a glittering end-of-2018 ceremony in Johannesburg, RPC Astrapak Marcom, Verstraete IML and Siqalo Foods scooped a joint gold medal at the 2018 IPSA Gold Pack Awards in the competitive ‘Food category’ for outstanding packaging design for the Rama metallic IML tubs. Smart move

Interphex 2019, the Marchesini Group to show the CMP PHAR.MA brand on the U.S. market

West Caldwell (New Jersey) – The Marchesini Group returns to the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York from 2-4th April for the 40th edition of Interphex, the premier pharmaceutical, biotechnology and device development and manufacturing event in the U.S.

Are You Bengaluru-Ready For Next PackPlus South

PackPlus South, the total packaging-processing-supply chain event is happening from 10-13 April 2019 at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, Bengaluru. The concurrently running event will be the annually held PrintFair, which will present the commercial printing-package converting  digital sign segment of the industry.

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Central Pharma announces strategic partnership with Supply Chain Wizard Global contract packaging organization (CPO), Central Pharma, has partnered with digital innovation firm, Supply Chain Wizard to transform its digital operations.

Neopac Participates in Smart Green Island Makeathon Youth Education Challenge

Company to support efforts for digitized and sustainable future while encouraging education endeavors

CHINAPLAS 2019 Outlining a Bright Future for the Packaging Industry

Driven by the dynamic economic development, accelerating urbanization and improvement in people’s quality of life, the consumer market has a surging demand for safe, convenient, unique and environmentally friendly packaging.

ProAmpac Forms Specialty Flexible Packaging Team for Home, Health and Beauty Markets

ProAmpac, a leader in global flexible packaging,  announced the formation of a cross-functional team dedicated to bringing flexible packaging solutions to Home, Health & Beauty (HHB) Markets. The team is made up of materials-engineering, product-development, product-innovation, package-design and graphics professionals.

ProPak Asia 2019 at 85% capacity



ACG Capsules opens a new factory in Pouso Alegre-MG, generating local employment

Clear display of online parameters

Convenient online parameter management for process control technology

Uflex Honoured with ‘Excellence in Packaging –Beverages’ at The ET Polymers Awards 2019

February 13, 2019, Noida: Continuing with its string of wins, Uflex Ltd has been recognized for innovative packaging in the category of Excellence in Packaging – Beverages (Large Enterprises) for Asepto Spark ‘Fresca’ at The Economic Times Polymers Awards 2019 held on Feb 12, 2019 at Mumbai.


Tray sealing specialist Proseal and its supplier LC Automation are celebrating 20 years of a successful partnership during which the two companies have risen to become leaders in their respective fields. LC Automation provides Proseal with a reliable supply of quality electrical components that form a key part in the manufacture of its market-leading tray sealing machines.

Metal caps, SACMI to play lead role in Shanghai

SACMI’s metal cap manufacturing solutions and technologies to be showcased at Pakon Expo (8-10 April 2019). From even more productive, efficient crown cap solutions to the latest health, safety and environment-oriented PVC-free products.  

Huhtamaki launches high-quality, sustainable paper straw

straws are used by millions of people every day when enjoying drinks on-the-go. Huhtamaki now offers customers the opportunity to switch to paper straws for consuming cold drinks. Paper straws are a sustainable choice and an excellent alternative to plastic straws.

Complete solutions from a single source

Wolfertschwenden, 8 February 2019 – At IFFA 2019, MULTIVAC will be presenting holistic solutions for processing and packaging meat and sausage products to trade visitors from industry, craft and trade. In addition, concepts for production of sustainable packaging solutions and the topic of digitalisation will be among the focal points of the trade fair.


The high quality, user-friendliness and eye-catching decoration of the sleek EasySnacking™ pot from RPC Superfos are key factors in its selection for a new range of ice-creams from Russian manufacturer Taice.

Uflex Posts a Strong Performance in Q3 FY2018-19

07 February 2019, Noida, U.P (India): Uflex Ltd declared its earnings for the Quarter ended December 31, 2018 and reported consolidated net revenue of INR 1981.1 crore, a jump of 17.7% on Y-o-Y basis.

GEA premieres its PowerPak PLUS thermoforming packaging machine

Düsseldorf (Germany), February 05, 2019 – Greater process reliability and reduced resource consumption during the packaging of fresh products – both are guaranteed with the latest generation of GEA thermoforming packaging technology, the GEA PowerPak PLUS.

Packaging Supply Chain joins alliance to ensure necessary framework conditions for circular plastics

Brussels, 5 February 2019 – On the occasion of the first meeting of the European Commission’s high-level Circular Plastics Alliance, which aims to improve the economics and quality of plastics recycling in Europe, EUROPEN calls on all stakeholders, including EU and national policymakers, to ensure that certain framework conditions are put in place.

Neopac’s PICEA™ Tube for Bamse Brand Wins Sustainability Certificate at PCD Paris

Derived from spruce wood waste, PICEA™ Tube exemplifies company’s EcoDesign portfolio of sustainable packaging solutions

Neopac’s PICEA™ Tube for Bamse Brand Wins Sustainability Award at PCD Paris

Derived from spruce wood waste, PICEA™ Tube exemplifies company’s EcoDesign portfolio of sustainable packaging solutions

Neopac’s PICEA™ Tube for Bamse Brand Wins Sustainability Award at PCD Paris

Derived from spruce wood waste, PICEA™ Tube exemplifies company’s EcoDesign portfolio of sustainable packaging solutions

Manpasand teams up with GEM Enviro to recycle the PET plastic bottles

New Delhi, January 29, 2019: Manpasand Beverages Limited partnered with GEM Enviro Management, one of the largest PET recycling companies in India, to support the Government’s initiative of EPR (Extended Producer Responsibility) for plastic waste management.

SACMI invests in Africa with confidence

Group to take part in Nigeria Food+Bev Tec 2019 with its range of complete solutions for the Beverage Closures industry. Excellence is the defining SACMI hallmark in both technology and services, with customers able to count on personalised, flexible solutions that span from cap to labelled bottle  

SACMI partners up with US Craft Brewers

In 2019 the Group will once again be participating in the industry key event which, after Nashville, now moves on to Denver. Our technological and plant engineering range - specially designed for brewers - will be on show, highlighting the Sacmi hallmarks of versatility, reliability and close customer support at every stage of production

Innovative detergent packaging solution: Greiner Packaging receives the Henkel Sustainability Award

Thanks to novel two-chamber technology, Henkel’s Duo-Caps and Power-Mix Caps detergents ensure stain removal, vibrant colors, and freshness with just one cap. The attractive packaging was created by Greiner Packaging. Now, the plastics experts have received the Henkel Sustainability Award for their design in Orlando, Florida.


Ophasselt, BELGIUM - The benefits of coating bottles and containers are numerous. Amongst others, it greatly improves their barrier properties and, quite often, ensures their recyclability. In the meantime, it is more economical than other solutions. Now, Delta Engineering presents a range of new coating machines. The technology at the core of them implies new uses of plasma.

Unilever acquires The Laundress

Unilever announced it has acquired The Laundress, a global premium eco-friendly line of detergent, fabric care, and home cleaning products based in New York, US

New technologies at Ardagh Group’s 3D design studio

The speed of improvement and sophistication in digital design is such that no service can afford to stand still for any length of time. 3D visualisation for metal packaging artwork is no exception, and when Ardagh Group launched its “state of the art” 3D Studio to customers in 2016, the focus remained on continued innovation.

Keeping Food Packaging Simple During Veganuary

As the popularity of Veganuary continues to grow, we turn our attention to the many food service operators and retailers who are expanding their food-to-go ranges to cater to the trend, and offer advise on selecting the best food packaging solutions. With so many different dishes, it is essential that they have flexible, and suitable, food packaging solutions to hand.

WWP Rebrands to Reflect New Service Offerings and Expanded Product Portfolio

Company changes ‘World Wide Packaging’ nomenclature to ‘WWP’ as it moves beyond packaging into comprehensive, turnkey manufacturing and service partnerships.

Absolute Machine Tools Demonstrates LICO LND-65D-S3 11-Axis Mill/Turn Center in Booth 3050 at PMTS 2019

[LORAIN, OH – January 2019] In Booth 3050 at PMTS 2019, Absolute Machine Tools will demonstrate the LND-65D-S3 11-Axis mill/turn center. With up to 5 tools in the cut simultaneously, the machine can produce parts faster than conventional twin spindle, multi-turret machines.

Jet Marking Systems Becomes Sales & Service Provider for Three Additional Labelling Equipment Manufacturers

New partnerships enhance North American presence, as well as provide customers with expanded productsn portfolio and streamlined maintenance.

B&R’s 5 th edition of Innovation Day on Differentiation through Digitization

Digitization has already conquered our daily lives and industry is not far behind, with evidence of on course Industrial IoT implementations across India. Digitization is not only about using digital technology to increase revenue but also creating new business opportunities.

SACMI technology and services on show in Saigon

Following the ICE mission, the Group returns to Propak Vietnam. A complete integrated range covering everything from cap to labelled bottle will be showcased alongside an advanced services package that ensures close customer support before, during and after the sale

Advance Printing Factors Mark Andy Flexo into Long-term Growth Strategy

Spanning four plants and employing over 320 people in China, Advance Printing Company, established in 2001 and headquartered in Suzhou, is one of the country’s most successful privately-owned label converting companies.

Governor of Kentucky The Honourable Matt Bevin Visits Uflex Plant in India

January 21, 2019, Noida (India): Governor of Kentucky State in USA The Honourable Matt Bevin, yesterday paid a visit to the Noida Plant of Indian flexible packaging giant Uflex Ltd which is the home to FlexFilms’ plant situated in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

Rovema NA Introduces TwinTube Form-Fill-Seal Machine for Sweets and Snacks

Compact, Continuous Motion BVC 145 TwinTube Produces up to 500 bags per minute

Only Three Months to PrintFair 2019 at Bengaluru

The commercial printing, package converting and digital sign show, is happening concurrently with PacPlus South from 10-13 April 2019 at BIEC, Bengaluru.


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