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14 décembre 17

Siegwerk expands its presence in Latin America by acquiring Brazilian ink manufacturer

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfISiegwerk Druckfarben AG & Co. KGaA, one of the international suppliers of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, has signed a contract to purchase family-owned Tupahue Tintas, one of the Brazilian market leader for flexo and gravure printing inks and varnishes located in Diadema (São Paulo). With the acquisition of Tupahue Tintas, Siegwerk further strengthens its local footprint in the Latam region.

13 décembre 17

In Turkey, Andritz rebuild a paper machine into a modern brown packaging paper machine

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfInternational technology Group Andritz has received an order from the Turkish Albayrak Group to deliver a new stock preparation line with a design capacity of 1,000 bdmt/d for its Varaka paper mill in Balikesir, Western Turkey. Varaka will reinstall and rebuild the PM 2, which currently is a second-hand newsprint paper machine, into a modern brown packaging paper machine.

12 décembre 17

Avery products files lawsuit against counterfeiters

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfAvery Products Corporation has filed a lawsuit (Case # CV 17 889577) against sellers of alleged counterfeit Avery labels in the United States in an effort to protect consumers from substandard merchandise and ensure the world-leading reputation of its brand.

11 décembre 17

Novolex™ acquires Shields Bag and Printing Company

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfNovolex™, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group has agreed to acquire certain assets and business operations of Shields Bag and Printing Co., a leading manufacturer of custom engineered flexible packaging products. The transaction is expected to close near year end. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

8 décembre 17

Constantia Flexibles gives chocolate Santa Clause his typical look

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifEvery year, Constantia Flexibles manufactures packaging for more than 50% of the 150 million chocolate Santa Clauses produced in Germany. With the company’s patented Tepro2® method, they can be unwrapped in one piece without breaking the chocolate. The aluminum foil prevents the migration of printing ink components and other substances from the outside and offers complete protection from the light.

7 décembre 17

Dow and Karlville partner on PacXpert

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifDow Chemical Company and Karlville Development Group have signed a collaboration agreement to facilitate the acceptance and proliferation of Dow’s flexible PacXpert Packaging Technology in the marketplace.

Laakirchen Papier AG : a new machine for containerboard production

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifLast year, Laakirchen Papier AG invested around EUR 100 million and now possesses one of Europe’s most modern containerboard machines. This is intended to enable the Upper Austrian mill’s owner, the Heinzel Group, to achieve its objective of becoming one of the top players in the European packaging market. The main target markets for the containerboard, which is to be sold under the “starboard” brand name, are Austria, Germany, CEE and Italy. 

6 décembre 17

Oriol&Fontanel proposes two machines to personalize consummer products in store

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifOriol&Fontanel has developed machines to allow in store personnel to offer a tailored end product to each final consumer. Each customer must feel he/she is unique along their whole purchasing process. The company proposes two types of machines. To date, O&F has sold 250 machines and offers a new version of its heat press, smaller and more easy to use.

5 décembre 17

Versatility and high productivity for its latest laminator of Comexi

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfComexi, specialist in solutions for flexible packaging printing and converting industry, launches its latest lamination technology: the Comexi ML2. Its ergonomic design facilitates daily operations, increasing production.

4 décembre 17

MJS Packaging completes acquisition of Riekes Container

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfMJS Packaging has acquired Riekes Container. This strategic move will strengthen MJS Packaging’s product offering and footprint through the addition of four locations in the central and western regions of the US.

1 décembre 17

Sabic adds unique PP ultra melt Strength resin to its global foam portfolio

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfSabic is adding to this portfolio with the launch of its Sabic® PP-UMS (Ultra Melt Strength) resin - a completely new generation of melt strength polypropylenes.

30 novembre 17

ColorTrack™ dealers leads to expanded partnership between QuadTech and ColorConsulting

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfQuadTech Inc. and ColorConsulting S.r.l. expand partnership for managing the growth of QuadTech’s global network of ColorTrack dealers. Packaging industry color management dealers being sought to join ColorTrack dealer network, reduce printers’ costs.

29 novembre 17

Clariant annonces a new ColorForward platform

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfClariant, with its Masterbatches business unit, is announcing plans for a major revision to its pioneering ColorForward trend-watching platform, which is used by designers and brand managers to forecast colors for use in plastics products and packaging

28 novembre 17

Future & Pharmacy : Patient Adherence Pack

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfEssentra will present its newly created Patient Adherence Pack.

27 novembre 17

Folding without creasing : coated fine paper from Feldmuehle now with processing advantage for printing houses

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfFeldmuehle Uetersen GmbH now offers its coated fine papers with improved features for the converting process in printing houses: the paper with a grammage up to 250 g/m* can now be folded without prior creasing of the end product. In the future, the expansion of the product portfolio in the business area Graphical Options will also provide printing houses with a broader range for a variety of end uses.

23 novembre 17

Scodix starts commercial roll-out of Scodix E106 Digital Enhancement Press

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfThe Scodix E106 press will be commercially available from December 2017. The next units are planned to be installed in the EU and USA during Q1 2018.

22 novembre 17

Hubergroup and Comexi : latest developments at Flexo Innovation Day

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfComexi and hubergroup presented their latest innovations and solutions for flexible packaging printing during the event : Flexo Innovation Day, which has held at Comexi’s in Spain.

21 novembre 17

Sun Chemical completes the joint venture with Alliance Holding Company

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfChemical has finalised the formation of a joint venture with Alliance Holding Company LTD (parent company of Ink Products Company, Ltd.) and will now operate under the name Sun Chemical Saudi Arabia LTD.

20 novembre 17

Tonejet Cyclone : the advantages of direct to shape digital beverage can printing

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTonejet the manufacturer of advanced electro-static drop-on-demand digital print engines, has unveiled Cyclone, the first industrial production direct-to-can digital printing machine, at InPrint 2017. The Tonejet Cyclone, with integrated Rockwell Automation iTRAK transport system, illustrates the numerous benefits of direct to shape digital beverage can printing.

17 novembre 17

Pharma packaging : a solution for moisture-sensitive formulations

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfLOG Pharma Packaging has launch its innovative patent pending line of ActiveGuard™ packaging solutions at CPhI Worldwide 2017 in Frankfurt. This user-friendly solution is developped for moisture-sensitive formulations with benefits to patients, formulators and packaging developers.

16 novembre 17

Mondi and Litobal: growing business together

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifMondi and Litobal are intensifying their long-term partnership by growing business in the bread bag and shopping bag markets together. The two companies are stepping up their performance in printability and knowledge sharing.

15 novembre 17

Recycled Plastic Market to Reach US$ 30 Billion by 2025

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfRecycling of plastic is broadly defined as collecting waste plastic scraps that are recyclable, processing it with various technologies, and finally treating it with chemicals and additives to produce a newer plastic. Persistence Market Research in its upcoming report titled "Recycled Plastic Market : Global Industry Analysis 2012 - 2016 and Forecast 2017 - 2025", projects the recycled plastic market to be worth just over US$ 30 billion by 2025.

14 novembre 17

Packaging of the future at IPACK-Mat

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfOne of the major new features of Ipack-Ima 2018 is the new IPACK-Mat exhibition area, which will perfectly complement the product categories showcased by Ipack-Ima.

13 novembre 17

Coveris realignes into its four strategic business units and explores strategic alternatives for its Americas and rigid packaging businesses

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfThe global packaging manufacturer Coveris Holdings has realigned its operations into four business units : Americas, Rigid, EMEA, and UK Food & Consumer. The company further announced as part of its go-forward strategy that it is exploring strategic alternatives for its Americas and Rigid packaging businesses following the realignment.

10 novembre 17

Karlville and Dow enable easier access to PacXpert™ machinery

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfThe Dow Chemical Company and Karlville Development Group have signed a collaboration agreement to facilitate the acceptance and proliferation of Dow’s flexible PacXpert™ Packaging Technology in the marketplace. This collaboration agreement will support industrial scale up and growth, machinery development, customer support, technical service and marketing campaigns.

9 novembre 17

Clariant and Huntsman jointly decided to abandon planned merger of equals

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfClariant and Huntsman Corporation have mutually terminated their proposed merger of equals. The decision was unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of Clariant and Huntsman.

8 novembre 17

Alpha Packaging acquires Dutch plant from Graham Packaging Company

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifAlpha Packaging Inc. has acquired the Netherlands plant (Etten-Leur) from Graham Packaging Company. The terms of transaction are not. For fhe american company, blow molder of bottles and jars for rapidly growing consumer markets, including the nutrition, pharmaceutical, personal care and niche food and beverage categories. Headquartered in St. Louis, this acquisition is Alpha’s second in Europe. Stressing speed & flexibility, St. Louis-based PET and HDPE bottle maker sees purchase of Etten-Leur facility as platform for broader European growth. The deal boosts the firm’s stake in rigid food packaging.

7 novembre 17

EU-US FDA mutual recognition of inspections of medicines manufacturers enters operational phase

Texte AlternatifTexte Alternatf1st November 2017 marks the beginning of mutual recognition of inspections of manufacturing sites for human medicines between the US and eight Member States of the European Union (Austria, Croatia, France, Italy, Malta, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom).

6 novembre 17

Apple and Iggesund Paperboard : partners since 2005

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfWhen Tim Cook, Apple CEO, visited the mill and the forests of Iggesund a couple of weeks ago was the first time the swedish company was allowed to mention that Apple is his customer.

3 novembre 17

The Packaging Conference 2018 : Package innovation, differentiation, ecommerce…

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfPackaging innovation, differentiation and ecommerce are the driving forces behind new product introductions. Those topics, as well as emerging equipment technologies and the environment will be the focal points of The Packaging Conference 2018.