23 novembre 20

Tekni-Plex increases production capacity for larger-sized medical devices

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTekni-Plex has invested approximately $2 million in a new narrow web, flexographic press to meet printed lidding demands for larger-sized medical devices. The press is located at the company’s Ashland, Massachusetts, facility and is due to be operational in January.

19 novembre 20

Schubert Additive Solutions awarded for its Partbox 3D platform

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThis year’s winners of the Supply Chain Award and the Smart Solutions Award were honoured on 10 November in the context of the EXCHAiNGE 2020 trade fair. The latter was won by Schubert Additive Solutions for its Partbox part streaming platform.

18 novembre 20

Duravant acquires Cloud Packaging Solutions

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifDuravant LLC, a global engineering equipment and automation solutions provider to the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cloud Packaging Solutions from its parent company, Hearthside Food Solutions LLC. Cloud is a manufacturer of high-speed horizontal flexible packaging equipment headquartered in Des Plaines, IL.

9 novembre 20

Faerch acquires Sirap food packaging business

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifFaerch, supplier of trays for the global food industry and integrated tray recycler, announced the strategic acquisition of the Sirap food packaging business in Italy, Poland and Spain, from Italmobiliare (Italy), and thereby strengthens its PanEuropean footprint.

6 novembre 20

Rondo-Pak expands capacity with eqipment investments

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifRondo-Pak, LLC, joint venture with Körber Pharma, is a provider of folding cartons and printed components for the pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer industries. The company has continued to expand capacity at its primary facilities in Camden, New Jersey and San Juan, Puerto Rico, through infrastructure investment.

5 novembre 20

Digital health: Aptar Pharma acquires the assets of Cohero Health

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAptarGroup announces that it has acquired all operating assets and the proprietary portfolio of Cohero Health, a digital therapeutics company transforming respiratory disease management for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD). Founded in 2013, New York-based Cohero Health develops innovative digital tools and technologies to improve respiratory care, reduce avoidable costs and optimize medication utilization.

3 novembre 20

New partnership between O-I Glass and Krones AG

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifO-I Glass, Inc. and Germany’s Krones AG signed a strategic collaboration agreement that aims to elevate glass by innovating together and to jointly create solutions for the growing glass market. “For O-I, glass is the preferred packaging solution in a world that increasingly values health, premium products and the environment. Not only does it maintain the integrity of the products and protects the environment, as customers and consumers intend, but it also offers magnificent opportunities for establishing brands and implementing sustainable solutions,” explains Andres Lopez, President and CEO at O-I. “This agreement is the first step that O-I and Krones are taking together in order to offer clients completely integrated, end-to-end solutions in the future.”

2 novembre 20

CTI launches water-based glow-in-dark ink formulas

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifWith growing interest from the world’s largest consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands for customer-engaging glow-in-the-dark (GID) inks on food and beverage packaging, Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI) introduces highly-anticipated water-based GID formulas for paper and film substrates.

30 octobre 20

With Copernicus acquisition, Nemera wants to boost parenteral product portfolio and small series capabilities

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThis acquisition strengthens Nemera’s proprietary product offering and establishes operations footprint in Eastern Europe. Nemera today announced that they have entered into an agreement to acquire Copernicus.

29 octobre 20

In-store dispensers: Aptar Food + Beverage announces a new partnership

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAptar Food + Beverage announces its partnership with Miwa Technologies, a Czech Republic-based company that has developed a standardized, reusable solution for the distribution of goods. Miwa’s in-store reusable and refillable bulk dispensers offer consumers a shopping experience free of single-use packaging, while supporting a circular flow of products that addresses challenges related to packaging sustainability.

28 octobre 20

IMA Life partnered Falkonry’s Operational AI to accelerate its digital innovation

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifIMA Life, expert in the field of aseptic processing and freeze-drying solutions, has partnered with Falkonry, the innovation leader in Operational AI, to accelerate IMA digital innovation using Falkonry Clue and Falkonry Workbench. IMA Life is developing a real-time Predictive Maintenance and Data Analytic solution through this partnership to improve the uptime of a whole aseptic pharmaceutical manufacturing line, particularly critical for freeze drying equipment and isolator technology solutions.

27 octobre 20

Clariant launches a polymer stabilizer to improve the rate of scrap reused in plastic films

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifWhen making the plastic films used for keeping cookies, pasta and many other products fresh and clean, the process generates a lot of similar scrap and only a fraction can be reused for production. Team of experts from Clariant’s Business Unit Additives created AddWorks® PKG 906 Circle – a special polymer stabilizer able to substantially boost the rate of scrap reused in polyolefin films. This polymer stabilizer allows reintroducing reground scrap at a rate of 20% and higher into virgin PP and PE resins without notable loss in quality or process efficiency.

26 octobre 20

BW Flexible Systems’ new Hayssen ISB vertical FFS machine delivers intelligent sanitary bagging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifBW Flexible Systems’ new Hayssen ISB (intelligent sanitary bagger) aims to provide best-in-class sanitary design, modern industrial machine intelligence and intuitive operation for vertical form-fill-seal packaging. To develop the Hayssen ISB, BW Flexible Systems conducted voice of customer interviews in target markets – including fresh produce, frozen/individual quick freezing (IQF) and cheese – asking about pain points and preferred features.

23 octobre 20

A successful second edition for WeCosmoprof event

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe second edition of WeCosmoprof, the digital event of the international network Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna, gathered over 40,000 operators and more than 500 companies who presented their products on the Cosmoprof My Match, WeCosmoprof x, WeCosmoprof x BORN, and WeCosmoprof x Needl platforms, taking advantage of the services specifically made available by the organizers to meet the needs of individual sectors.

19 octobre 20

New interactive holographic labels for protecting wine products

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe National Office of Vine and Vitivinicultural Products (ONVPV) in Romania, is using the latest in holographic labels from specialist security printer Eltronis, to promote the provenance of its regional wines and protect drinkers from potential counterfeits.

15 octobre 20

GMG launches advanced color solution for HP PageWide digital corrugated presses

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifGMG, a provider of color management solutions for packaging and industrial printing, launches a new solution especially for HP PageWide corrugated presses. GMG’s color management solutions, most notably GMG ColorServer Multicolor, work seamlessly with the HP One Package Workflow Suite to enable converters to make a smooth transition into digital printing.

12 octobre 20

GEA unveils its new vertical SmartPacker CX400 D-Zip

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifGEA will launch in November its new vertical SmartPacker CX400 D-Zip for pre-packaged food products for retail and food service. It combines fast, high-quality operation with maximum flexibility and uptime.

8 octobre 20

IMA Dairy & Food acquires majority stake in Intecma

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe packaging machine group IMA Dairy & Food has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Intecma S.A. based in Sant Just Desvern, Barcelona. The company was previously owned by the managing partner, Manuel Gonzalez, who founded the company 30 years ago.

7 octobre 20

IMA’S event “The Sensing Future Days” are back

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifJust a few months after the successful debut of the very first virtual events marked by innovation, manufacturing processes and top trending topics during the time of social distancing, IMA is back again with a new edition of the Sensing Future Days, open 7-8 October 2020.

6 octobre 20

Bundaberg Brewed Drinks launches first-ever canning line

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe past five years have been a success story for the Craftmate C: since it was premiered at the BrauBeviale 2015, 80 beverage producers have opted for this compact-size can filler from Krones – the majority of them craft breweries in North America. But the Craftmate proves persuasive in the rest of the world, too: Krones has, for instance, delivered six of these machines to Australia in the last three years.

2 octobre 20

Key Technology appoints Marco Azzaretti as Director of Marketing

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifKey Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, announces the appointment of Marco Azzaretti as Director of Marketing. Azzaretti was previously with Key from 2012 to 2019, most recently as the Automated Inspection Systems Product Manager. In his new role as Director of Marketing, he is responsible for marketing strategies and initiatives that promote the value of the company’s high-performance digital sorting, conveying and process automation solutions worldwide.

1 octobre 20

Decoration: LLFlex acquires Hampden Papers

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifLLFlex – a global leader in packaging materials and industrial laminate solutions for the consumer packaging, building & construction, and wire & cable industries – has acquired the assets of Hampden Papers, a premium paper converter specializing in paper, foil, film, holographic and transfer metalized lamination, sheeting, and embossing.

30 septembre 20

ERO Gluing Systems launches a new electronic gluing system

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifERO is supporting paper bag & sack manufacturing industry by offering glue equipment upgrades to all production lines resulting in important glue savings and reducing maintenance tasks and time.

Italian packaging machinery sales top 8 billion euros

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe Italian packaging machinery manufacturer Ucima are the only Italian capital goods producers to report growth in revenues in 2019 (+2.2%), thereby confirming the world leadership position of a niche mechanical engineering sector which for the first time in its history has broken the 8 billion euros revenue barrier.

Labelling machines being more modular

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifMore and more customers are asking for modular systems and solutions, and KHS group is systematically restructuring its engineering portfolio, also as regards labeling technology.

Natura & Co unveils its Commitment to Life for 2030

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe multi-channel and multi-brand cosmetics group which includes Avon, Natura or The Body Shop ; Natura & Co unveiled its Commitment to Life, a comprehensive sustainability plan which will step up its actions to tackle some of the world’s most pressing issues, including the climate crisis and protecting the Amazon, the defence of Human Rights and ensuring equality and inclusion throughout its network, and embracing circularity and regeneration by 2030.

SWITZERLAND: Wooden cosmetic tube

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifIn its EcoDesign range, Neopac is launching the Picea™ tube made from spruce, a sustainable packaging, which will enhance natural cosmetic and dental products.

UNITED KINGDOM: Hijacking handwash bottles to eliminate waste

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe Welsh start-up Splosh, created in 2012, is no shortage of ideas for removing plastic waste from landfills.

29 septembre 20

Zotefoams reinforces its team following the launch of ReZorce®

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifNeil Court-Johnston, who has joined Zotefoams in the role of Vice President of Strategy, EMEA, brings a wealth of experience across the FMCG production and packaging sectors, with previous roles including Business Unit Director for Jabil’s European food and beverage business and Commercial Director with responsibility for major clients and business development across EMEA, Asia and North America for Nampak. Prior to that, Neil held senior roles with Nestlé, Mondelez and Northern Foods. He was appointed a Council Member for the British Plastics Federation in 2017.

28 septembre 20

Syntegon Technology and SABIC launch joint packaging concept for frozen food packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSyntegon Technology and SABIC have developed a sustainable packaging concept for the frozen food industry with a substantial material reduction potential. Their solution comprises the new PHS 2.0 sealing technology from Syntegon and the 20-micrometer thin biaxially oriented polyethylene (BOPE) film from SABIC. Brand owners can now substantially reduce material consumption and increase their output rates by replacing conventionally used low density polyethylene (LDPE) films with BOPE sealed on PHS 2.0 equipment.