19 janvier 22

Smurfit Kappa announces a new investment in Fortaleza, Brazil

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSmurfit Kappa, provider of paper-based packaging solutions in the world, has announced an investment of over USD33 million in Brazil to expand the capacity of its plant in Fortaleza to meet the growing demand for innovative and sustainable packaging.

18 janvier 22

Lessebo Kaskad now available in South Korea via Doosung Paper

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifLessebo Paper announced the launch of Lessebo Kaskad at Doosung Paper, an environmentally friendly, high quality coloured paper ranges available to customers in South Korea. Lessebo Paper has been producing paper since 1693, making it one of the oldest paper manufacturers in Sweden.

12 janvier 22

Catalent increases specialized packaging capabilities at its Philadelphia facility

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifCatalent announced that it has increased cold chain packaging capabilities at its Philadelphia facility to support increased demand for the distribution of biologic drugs, and advanced cell and gene therapies. Work has been undertaken at the facility to expand the packaging area by around 20,000 square feet and includes the addition of seven new temperature-controlled processing suites, which can operate at either refrigerated or frozen conditions to precisely match the needs of the drugs being handled. Further ambient space has also been added for packaging operations and materials storage.

6 janvier 22

Berry Global launches a new stackable jar

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifA new stackable jar from Berry Global offers a valuable space saving solution on retail shelves, through e-commerce channels and in the home. At the same time, the jar provides excellent consumer convenience, and its effective product protection, reusability and recyclability enhance its environmental profile.

5 janvier 22

IWK unveils two new vertical cartoners

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifIWK Packaging Systems, a manufacturer of premium cartoning and tube filling equipment for the pharmaceuticals and health & beauty sectors, has introduced a pair of versatile vertical cartoners – one intermittent, one continuous – that provide premium cartoning capabilities at comparably cost-effective price points.

3 janvier 22

Proseal expands its end of line offering

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe introduction of case packing machines into the Proseal equipment portfolio and the arrival of sister company AutoCoding Systems (ACS) into the JBT Corporation, mean Proseal is now able to offer customers a complete end of line packing solution, in particular meeting the unique challenges of individual applications.

24 décembre 21

Lessebo Paper appointed John Tucker in its sales team

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifLessebo Paper, a producer of high quality environmentally friendly paper located in Sweden, announced the appointment of John Tucker as the new Sales Manager in North and South America, Asia and South Africa.

21 décembre 21

BillerudKorsnäs to acquire Verso to ignite growth in North America

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifBillerudKorsnäs has entered into an agreement to acquire Verso for a purchase price of approximately USD 825 million in cash, corresponding to USD 27.00 per share. Verso is a leading producer of coated papers in North America with reported net sales for the last twelve months ended 30 September 2021 of USD 1 264 million and adjusted EBITDA of USD 158 million.

20 décembre 21

Ineos and Petroineos partner with Plastic Energy to recycle plastic

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifIneos Olefins & Polymers Europe and Plastic Energy announced that they are working together on a trial to convert ‘hard to recycle plastic material’, such as flexible packaging, back into ‘food-grade’ quality plastic for use in food packaging, and other high hygiene standard applications. The companies have come together to launch a preliminary trial in Q1-2022 at the Ineos Grangemouth facility in Scotland.

17 décembre 21

Gerresheimer is developing an innovative pump for rare diseases

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifGerresheimer has entered into an important agreement involving its Advanced Technologies division. An established US biotech company will rely on Gerresheimer's innovative strength and engineering expertise for the development of a new pump to deliver a leading drug for the treatment of rare diseases via continuous parenteral administration.

16 décembre 21

GSI unveils a new level of security with its new ink

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifChecking banknotes and other secure documents more easily – this is possible with the innovative security feature mouveGSI developed by Gleitsmann Security Inks (GSI), a subsidiary of hubergroup. Under UV light, the feature ink shows a colour transition and an afterglow effect when the light source is switched off. This “traffic light effect” can be checked by using existing tools and sensors. An Asian banknote customer already successfully uses mouveGSI.

14 décembre 21

Melodea unveils a new plant sourced barrier coating

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifGreen-tech start-up Melodea developed MelOx™, a high-performance, plant-sourced barrier coating that protects packaged products from oxygen and oil and grease transmission. The company also developed Melodea VBcoat™ that protects packaged goods from water vapor and oil and grease transmission.

13 décembre 21

Geka continues to enforce its IP rights and protects its customers

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifCosmetic applicator manufacturer Geka has successfully enforced its design rights to the protected Definer Max lip applicator. The supplier has discovered several copies on the market of its very successful flocked applicator product - the Definer Max lip applicator - an applicator similar in appearance to a boxing glove.

9 décembre 21

Italian packaging machinery is returning to growth in 2021

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe Italian packaging machinery manufacturers have once again passed the €8 billion mark. According to the preliminary figures compiled by the MECS - Ucima (Italian Packaging Machinery Manufacturers’ Association) Research Department, the sector has reached an overall turnover of €8,435 million in 2021, 8% up on the result recorded in 2020. This figure is higher than the 2019 turnover and consolidates the industry’s position in the wake of the pandemic.

6 décembre 21

ICE Europe, CCE International and InPrint Munich will take place in March 2022

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAfter a compulsory break in 2021, preparations are well underway for the collective of converting, paper and print exhibitions. Organiser Mack-Brooks Exhibitions is confident to hold the shows from 15 to 17 March 2022 at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany. Visitor registration is already open.

3 décembre 21

PCMC announces the opening of a new Packaging Innovation Center

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifPaper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of Barry-Wehmiller, announces the opening of a new Packaging Innovation Center, located at its headquarters in Green Bay. The multi-purpose space is more than 4,700 square feet and will serve as a hub for demonstrations, training, education, industry trials, and research and development.

2 décembre 21

Gerresheimer appoints Ueli Utzinger as Group Senior Director Communication & Marketing

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifUeli Utzinger is to become Gerresheimer AG’s new Group Senior Director Communication & Marketing since December 1, 2021. He succeeds Jens Kürten, who is pursuing new opportunities after 12 years of successful marketing and communication work for the company.

1 décembre 21

Collection of glass containers for recycling hits 78% in the EU

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifLatest value chain data – published by Close the Glass Loop – show that the EU28 average collection for recycling rate for glass packaging grew to the record rate of 78% in 2019. This represents a growth of 2% points compared to 2018 performance, which shows that the glass packaging value chain is delivering on its circular economy ambition.

30 novembre 21

Mondi launches a new opaque paper for inserts of medications

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifMondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, launches IQ Extralight. The new opaque paper solution is produced at Mondi Neusiedler, Austria, and targets the uncoated premium segment in opaque paper for inserts of medications and cosmetics, operating manuals, catalogues, directories or legal text application. It offers an excellent printability, folding performance and is developed for both web and sheet-fed offset printing.

26 novembre 21

New Bottle Size Enhances Berry’s Healthcare Solutions

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifBerry M&H has extended its popular Medipac range of healthcare bottles with the introduction of a 250ml size to join the existing 90, 150 and 175ml variants. Medipac bottles have been specifically developed for tablets, capsules and other solid dose applications.

24 novembre 21

Pollard Solution launches sustainable luxury for premium brands

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifLuxury packaging specialist Pollard Boxes, part of the Pusterla 1880 Group, has created a range of exclusive limited edition gift boxes for luxury British skincare brand Elemis, which are being sold in the recently opened Elemis boutique in Harrods.

22 novembre 21

Mondi Frantschach invests €20 million in sustainable pulp production

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifMondi is investing €20 million to further improve the sustainability of its pulp production at the Frantschach mill in Austria. The mill, which is celebrating its 140th anniversary in 2021, has already been self-sufficient in terms of energy for many years and supplies surrounding communities and industrial companies with surplus heat from the pulp production process.

19 novembre 21

Aluminum cans: Ardagh acquires Hart Print company

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifArdagh Metal Packaging announced the acquisition of Hart Print, a North-America based innovator in digital printing services to the beverage market – the first company to offer digital printed cans in the North-American market.

17 novembre 21

Digimarc announced plans to acquire EVRYTHNG

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe fusion of Digimarc’s identification engine and EVRYTHNG’s Product Cloud platform will provide the first comprehensive, holistic product digitization solution with benefits ranging from product authentication and security, waste reduction, supply chain visibility, personalized consumer engagement and much more.

12 novembre 21

Loma Systems® to showcase inspection technologies at Warsaw Pack 21

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifLoma Systems will be showcasing its latest range of Check & Detect solutions for food applications at Warsaw Pack, held on 23-25 November 2021 at Ptak Warsaw Expo, Poland.

9 novembre 21

Schur Flexibles unveils recyclable monomaterial bread packaging solution

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe packaging experts at Schur Flexibles developed a bread package concept, the EcoString breadbag. It takes the concept of the EcoString bag for cosmetics a step further, as a resource-saving alternative to the conventional breadbag with a clip closure.

8 novembre 21

Stevanato to showcase SG Alina pen injector platform at CPhI Milan

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifStevanato Group, a leading global provider of drug containment, drug delivery, and diagnostic solutions to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and life sciences industries, will showcase the benefits of its integrated solutions approach at CPhI Worldwide, November 9-11, 2021.

5 novembre 21

The IMA Group will showcase its powder macrodosing machine at CPhI Milan 2021

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAt CPhI Worldwide exhibition in Milan, the IMA Group will present to visitors its Macro PWD, an automatic intermittent motion machine designed to dose powder, granules and milled products in glass or plastic bottles and jars.

2 novembre 21

BillerudKorsnäs divests the Beetham mill

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifBillerudKorsnäs has today agreed with the British investment firm Inspirit regarding the divestment of the Beetham mill. The transaction is completed today. The purchase price corresponds to an equity value of around SEK 30 million.

31 octobre 21

Smurfit Kappa acquires a containerboard mill in Italy

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSmurfit Kappa Group announced that it has now completed the acquisition of Verzuolo Paper Mill for a purchase price of €360 million.