24 mars 17

A&R Carton signed partnership agreement in Pakistan

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfA&R Carton AB, Lund, Sweden, a member of the leading European packaging company AR Packaging, and Packages Limited, Lahore, Pakistan, have signed a strategic partnership agreement. The objective of this agreement is to establish a cooperation in the manufacture, procurement, sale and marketing in Pakistan and neighbouring markets of packaging made out of cardboard or other materials in combination with cardboard.

23 mars 17

Medecines : Commission report recommends improvements to package leaflets

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfThe medicines we buy in the EU contain a package leaflet which should provide us - the user. EU rules in place since 2001 ensure this. The Commission publishes a report to the European Parliament and the Council on current shortcomings in the summary of product characteristics, and puts forward recommendations on how they could be improved to better meet the needs of patients and healthcare professionals.

22 mars 17

Huhtamaki unveils Adtone cup with digital content

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfHuhtamaki Foodservice Europe-Asia-Oceania introduced Adtone™, a single-use paper cup with digitalized connection.

21 mars 17

Bobst integrated AlOx solution helps Covinil to enter new markets

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfThe spanish converter Covinil is the first company to invest in the new Bobst Integrated Solution for the conversion of AlOx high barrier transparent films.

17 mars 17

Avantium celebrates its listing on Euronext Amsterdam and Brussels and raises € 119 million €

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfEuronext Amsterdam and Euronext Brussels yesterday welcomed Avantium (ticker code : AVTX), a leading chemical technology company and forerunner in renewable chemistry. The listing follows the company’s successful Initial Public Offering (IPO), with a total offering of € 119 million.

15 mars 17

MEPs pave the way for bioplastics in vote on waste legislation

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfEuropean Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the bioplastics industry in Europe, welcomes the positive outcome of yesterday's vote of the European Parliament plenary on the waste legislation proposal concerning the EU Circular Economy Package.

Recycling paper strengthens the circular economy

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfThe European Parliament has voted yesterday the report on the waste package adopted by the Environmental Committee in January 2017. FEFCO welcomes this decision.

14 mars 17

Western Europe to remain largest consumer of specialty malts in the world

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfIn parallel with the rise in global consumption of alcoholic beverages, local entrepreneurs from all corners of the world have begun treading the waters of brewing businesses. By the end of the forecast period, more than 500,000 tonnes of specialty malts will be consumed across Western Europe, making it the largest consumer of specialty malts in the world.

13 mars 17

Aluminium closures challenge returns to Prowein

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfThe Aluminium Closures - Turn 360° campaign, which promotes the advantages of aluminium closures for winemakers, will again host a daily competition at ProWein, the leading trade fair for wine professionals, in Düsseldorf 19-21 March.

8 mars 17

Fraunhofer Institute : functional films and efficient coating processes

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfThe Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV together with the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research IAP and the Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB will present new developments in films and the efficient control of coating processes at the upcoming International Converting Exhibition ICE Europe. Under the motto "Functional films - efficient coating processes", emphasis will be put on new film functionalities and accelerated test methods.

7 mars 17

X-Rite acquires ColorCert Software Assets

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfX-Rite Incorporated and its subsidiary Pantone LLC, has acquired the ColorCert® software assets from Nelissen Consulting, a privately held company in Germany. Since 2013, X-Rite has been the exclusive distributor of ColorCert software.

6 mars 17

SAVE FOOD China opens a new chapter in innovative food packaging together with packaging top brands

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfShanghai World of Packaging (swop) - processing and packaging exhibition focusing on China and the Asia-Pacific region, is set for a grand opening in Shanghai New International Expo Centre from 7-10 November, 2017.

3 mars 17

Ball intends to cease production at its beverage packaging facilities in Recklinghausen, Germany

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfIn july 2016, Ball Corp. said about the acquisition of Rexam that This operation creates world's largest beverage can manufacturer with complementary plant and customer network. Now the Group intends to cease production at the company's Recklinghausen, Germany, facilities at the end of July 2017.

Tecnomeccanica and Acma is now only the same name : Acma

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfAcma Spa and Tecnomeccanica Srl who is a brand of Acma, merged to becaome only Acma Spa (of Coesia Group).

2 mars 17

Andritz to convert a paper machine into a brown packaging paper machine and supply a new for Burgo, in Italy

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfInternational technology Group Andritz has received an order from the Italian Burgo Group to rebuild and convert its PM2, a printing and white writing paper machine, and its approach system into a modern brown packaging paper machine at the Avezzano mill, Italy.

1 mars 17

With two acquisitions Siegwerk expands its inks for plastic packaging and its water-based ink business

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfSiegwerk Druckfarben AG & Co. KGaA acquires Schekolin’s business unit “Plastic Tubes and Laminates” and further expands its portfolio of UV inks and varnishes. With the acquisition of UK-based Hi-Tech Products Ltd, Siegwerk is further expanding its water-based ink business.

28 février 17

drinktec 2017 : 1,600 exhibitors are expected

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfAround 1,600 exhibitors are expected to take part in the “World´s Leading Trade Fair for the Beverage and Liquid Food Industry”, taking place from September 11 to 15, 2017 in Munich.

27 février 17

Jindal Films increases new BOPP line in Virton - belgium

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfJindal Films Europe, manufacturer of specialty biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) films, will increase extrusion capabilities at its Virton site in Belgium. This expansion represents the next phase of its broad reinvestment strategy which was initiated in 2015 at its Brindisi facility.

24 février 17

13th InnoBev Global Beverages Congress

Texte AlternatifTexte Alternatf'Accelerating Innovation' is the theme for this year's InnoBev Global Beverages Congress on 25th to 26th April in Frankfurt, with an emphasis on the rapid growth potential of emerging markets such as iced tea and coffee, energy and sports drinks, wellness and functional drinks.

23 février 17

METPACK Innovation Award 2017 : candidate for the Oscar in the Metal Packaging Sector

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfAt the global Metpack fair, international companies will provide evidence of how innovative the metal packaging sector is. At Messe Essen from May 2 to 6, 2017, they will present to the trade public from all over the world their new solutions for the manufacture, refinement, painting and recycling of metal packaging.

22 février 17

Tekni-Plex commemorates 50th anniversary

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTekni-Plex, a global manufacturer of packaging materials, medical compounds and precision-crafted tubing solutions, is commemorating its 50th anniversary.

21 février 17

Constantia Flexibles invests in new printing technology in Germany

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfConstantia Flexibles Group has invested nearly three million euro in printing technology at its manufacturing site in Wangen im Allgäu, Germany.

20 février 17

The spanish converter Enplater acquires its second HP Indigo 20000 Digital Press

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfThe Spanish converter Enplater has installed its second HP Indigo 20000 Digital Press in two years, as it expands its digital offering to the Spanish food packaging sector.

17 février 17

Sonoco to acquire Peninsula Packaging Company and to expand thermoforming packaging to fresh foods

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfSonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Peninsula Packaging Company for approximately $230 million in cash. Peninsula, which is owned by a fund managed by Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC, is a manufacturer of thermoformed packaging for fresh fruit and vegetables.

16 février 17

Tekni-Plex commemorates 50th anniversary

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTekni-Plex, a global manufacturer of packaging materials, medical compounds and precision-crafted tubing solutions, is commemorating its 50th anniversary.

15 février 17

RPC group acquire US Letica Group

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfSome press agencies announce the acquisition Letica Group, a U.S.-based maker of plastic food-packaging products by RPC Group Plc. And reported that this operation would acquire for up to $640 million to expand outside Europe.

14 février 17

Strengthening Sappi Europe’s competitive advantage

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfSappi Limited has a range of projects in Europe and the United States to support its growth strategy and 2020Vision and in particular to be the «lowest cost producer and best service provider» in graphic papers and to increase its global product offering to packaging and speciality papers customers.

13 février 17

Industrial robot deployments grow as manufacturers adopt enriched connectivity technologies in factories

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfIIoT-Industrial Internet of Things will catalyze new business models, adoption of industrial robotics, and ROI, said Frost & Sullivan's Industrial Automation & Process Control team. As a result, adoption of industrial robots in factories will witness a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.4 percent during 2016-2023, added Frost&Sullivan.

10 février 17

Elopak celebrates 60th anniversary

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfElopak (European Licensee of Pure-Pak®) was founded on 11th February 1957 by Johan Andresen Snr. who invested in the vision of Norwegian engineer Christian August Johansen to bring the Pure-Pak® carton license to Europe from the U.S. and to build Pure-Pak® filling machines.

9 février 17

Optima life science at ICE 2017

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfOptima Life Science propose a machine can produce all current transdermal patches (TDS) and oral film strips (ODF) at a laboratory scale or in small production batches.