24 avril 18

Packaging : Huntsman develops novel additive designed to enhance coatability of polypropylene

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfHuntsman Performance Products has developed an advanced additive technology that is designed to increase the surface energy and polarity of thermoplastic polyolefins including polypropylene.
Elastamine® XPM additive will be of interest to compounders, and plastic packaging firms.

23 avril 18

Flexible and compact: KHS systems at the Craft Brewers Conference

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfKHS USA will be presenting its compact, efficient systems at this year’s BrewExpo America® which is staged as part of the Craft Brewers Conference. The machinery has been specially designed for small and medium-sized breweries, with operators profiting from the tried-and-tested technology of the system supplier’s high-performance plant equipment.

20 avril 18

At Packaging Innovations, Codikett® captures the world of IoT

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfAt this event (held mi-April in Zurich), the Securikett®, company in the field of product and brand protection and IoT, founded in 2001, has presented Codikett®.

19 avril 18

Circular Economy Package : Europen welcomes strengthened legal framework for EPR

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifThe European Parliament has adopted the revised EU waste legislations, as part of the Circular Economy Package (see above ebonus). European commends EU negotiators for securing a strengthened legal framework for Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), as well as safeguards that will ensure the continued free trade of packaged goods in the EU’s Internal Market.

18 avril 18

Amatil X : new plateform’s Coca-Cola for emerging concept and start-ups

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfCoca-Cola Amatil has launched Amatil X, a new platform for emerging possibilities to power growth beyond Coca-Cola Amatil’s core business. Amatil X would support the development of concepts, start-ups and early stage businesses that anticipate and address customer needs.

17 avril 18

Baldwin Technology Company reinforces with digital ink system

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfBaldwin Technology Company Inc. has reached an agreement with Quad/Graphics Inc. to acquire the intellectual property rights for the Digital Ink System, enabling continued development of the technology. Baldwin is a world leader in providing process automation solutions, consumables and services for the print, packaging, and corrugated industries.

16 avril 18

Recipharm completes blow-fill-seal expansion at Kaysersberg facility

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfRecipharm has invested the EUR 18 million for the expansion of the capacity by 200 million unidoses/year of Kayserberg facility (France).

13 avril 18

ProAmpac completes acquisition of Pactech Packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfProAmpac, one of the top 10 flexible packaging converters in the United States, has acquired Pactech Packaging (Pactech), a New York-based manufacturer specializing in pouch converting. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

12 avril 18

Nestlé : 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifNestlé has the ambition to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or re-usable by 2025. Its vision is that none of its packaging, including plastics, ends up in landfill or as litter. Nestlé believes that there is an urgent need to minimize the impact of packaging on the environment.

11 avril 18

Herma grows, invests 100 millions euros, and recruites 100 new employees

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifWith its three divisions Self-Adhesive Materials, Labels, and Labelling Machines, Herma has grown by 6.5 percent, posting record sales of 342.3 million euros. For 2018, the company aims at another plus of just under four percent : “That is bold and challenging, but achievable”.

10 avril 18

Tekni-Plex acquires Dunn Industries

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTekni-Plex has acquired Dunn Industries, a manufacturer of specialty extrusion tubing for medical device applications.

9 avril 18

Pharma : Constantia Flexibles invests in first digital printing machine

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfConstantia Flexibles Group has started up its first digital printing machine to cater exclusively for the pharmaceutical industry. The investment in a multi-color UV inkjet printer has been made at Constantia Fromm near Stuttgart, Germany.

6 avril 18

Siegwerk expands Ink Safety Portal services and resources

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifSiegwerk now has added new services and resources to further improve the usability of its Ink Safety Portal Siegwerk Druckfarben AG & Co.
Available now, the following new features added : a Worst Case Calculator to determine the maximum amount of substances that could lead to migrate into packaged food and a video which explains “NIAS”.

5 avril 18

Crown opens new easy-open ends facility in Hungary

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifCrown Food Europe has opened a new easy-open end manufacturing facility in its Nagykörös plant, Hungary, approximately 100 kilometers south of Budapest. The new plant serves pet food and vegetable brands across Europe.

4 avril 18

Coveris Holdings S.A. sales Its Americas business

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifCoveris, a premier global packaging manufacturer has entered into an agreement with Transcontinental Inc. to sell the Company’s Americas packaging business for an aggregate purchase price of $1.320 billion. This operation is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals and it is expected to close in mid 2018.

3 avril 18

Marchesini Group : new factory for 3D printing

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfMarchesini Group has inaugurated a new factory built entirely for 3D printing. It is one of the main “declinations” of the Industry 4.0 model, said the company.

30 mars 18

Avery Dennison recognizes suppliers at fifth annual global awards ceremony

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfAvery Dennison Label and Graphic Materials recognized eight pressure-sensitive industry suppliers during the company’s fifth annual supplier recognition ceremony, Netherlands. Winners were selected based on their performance in areas such as sustainability, innovation, service, and quality.

29 mars 18

Survey reveals more consumers embracing the challenges of food waste

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfConsumers are becoming increasingly aware of the problems of food waste, with many taking steps to minimise this within their homes.That is one of the key findings of research carried out by RPC bpi protec as part of its ‘Taste without Waste’ campaign to highlight the importance of reducing food waste.

28 mars 18

BASF increases production capacity for Joncryl® water-based emulsions

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfBASF has extended its production facilities for Joncryl water-based emulsions. In addition to the production site in Heerenveen, the Netherlands, BASF has ramped up its production of selected Joncryl emulsions at its Ludwigshafen site.
“This is our way of responding to the increasing demand of our customers for printing and packaging applications and further strengthens our delivery reliability” said the company.

27 mars 18

Constantia Flexibles acquires Indian packaging group

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfConstantia Flexibles Group acquires a majority shareholding in the Indian film-based laminates producer Creative Polypack Limited. Creative Polypack is India’s fourth largest flexible packaging group. Alexander Baumgartner, Constantia Flexibles CEO: “Through this acquisition, we will become the third largest flexible packaging company in India.

26 mars 18

Smurfit Kappa’s board unanimously rejects the second proposal from International Paper

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfThe Board of Smurfit Kappa received a revised proposal from International Paper on evening, 22 March 2018. Smurfit Kappa’s Board has unanimously rejected the revised Proposal.
The Revised Proposal also fundamentally undervalues the Group and remains significantly below the valuations set by recent industry transactions, said Smurfit Kappa.

23 mars 18

At the Anuga FoodTec : Herma introduces the first “evolving” labelling machine

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfThe new Herma 652B system specializes in cost-efficient top and/or base labelling of box-shaped products. The kicker: the system features basic labellers which can be easily replaced by high-performance Herma 400 labellers if required.
This results in a considerably reduced investment volume while maximizing forward compatibility, said the company.

22 mars 18

Petcore Europe Conference 2018 : strategy for PET in the Circular Economy

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfDue to its success in recent editions this year's conference was held for the first time over two days and welcomed more than 200 delegates from the entire PET value chain from Europe.
Under the theme “Strategy for PET in the Circular Economy”, the complete industry (fromPET resin producers, masterbatch producers, packaging designers and manufacturers, equipment manufacturers, label producers to major brand owners, EPR schemes, waste management organisations, recyclers, waste sorting and recycling machinery manufacturers) shared perspectives and strategies for a succesful future.
Additionally, speakers from the European Commission (DG GROW), the Ellen MacArthur Foundation as well as PCI Wood Mackenzie shared their thoughts on the PET market as well as the plastics industry in the European Circular Economy.

21 mars 18

SEA Vision invests EUR400K in new serialisation services at its France site

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfSerialisation software provider SEA Vision has announced a EUR400k investment in a new training and software testing showroom at its French facility.
As the industry prepares for the introduction of the European Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD), the new showroom will be used to host technical training and give pharmaceutical manufacturers hands-on experience of the systems.

20 mars 18

Corrugated in the Circular Economy : closing the loop

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfFEFCO welcomes the final compromise text voted by the European Parliament’s Environmental Committee on the waste package, following the endorsement last week by the Permanent Representative Committee (Part 1) of the Council.

19 mars 18

SIG with Amcor push responsible aluminium sourcing further and with DNP create joint venture in Japan

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifWorking together with value chain partner Amcor, one of SIG's main suppliers for aluminium in Europe, the partnership aims to assure that the aluminium foil supply chain is working towards the performance standard of the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative.
DNP-Tokyo-based Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. and SIG have signed a joint venture agreement which will bring new value added carton packaging and filling technology solutions to the Japanese food and beverage industry.

16 mars 18

Color-Logic certifies HP Indigo 30000 digital press for metallic packaging applications

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfColor-Logic has certified the HP Indigo 30000 digital press for metallic carton applications.

15 mars 18

CCL Industries signs agreement to acquire Treofan Americas

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfCCL Industries Inc., a world leader in specialty label, security and packaging solutions has signed a binding agreement to acquire Treofan America Inc. and Trespaphan Mexico Holdings GmbH from their ultimate parent, M&C S.p.A.
This Italian public company listed on the Milan stock exchange would continue to control the equivalent European business through Treofan Germany GmbH & Co. KG and Treofan Italy S.p.A which form no part of this transaction.

14 mars 18

Micvac showcase at Anuga Foodtec

Texte AlternatfTexte AlternatifSwedish food tech company, Micvac, will exhibit at Anuga FoodTec.
The Micvac method utilises in-pack cooking and pasteurisation in one continuous process housed in a microwave production tunnel. This enables food manufacturers to offer high-quality ready meals that are fresh, healthy and full of flavour.

9 mars 18

Sun Chemical acquires PPG’s metal deco ink business

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfAfter tthe recently joint venture with Alliance Holding Ltd and the acquisition of CT Lay, Sun Chemical acquired the Metal Deco ink business of PPG, a US-based global supplier of paints, coatings and specialty materials. PPG, with a well consolidated portfolio, and Sun Chemical are both long standing players in the metal packaging industry.