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17 janvier 20

Touchpoint packaging: Baumer hhs will showcase new solutions at drupa 2020

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAt the next drupa 2020 exhibition (16-26 June, Düsseldorf/Germany), Baumer hhs, supplier of innovative adhesive application systems to the folding carton, print finishing and other industries, will be focusing on sustainable resource management for tomorrow’s packaging production process.

16 janvier 20

Rovema takes over DL Packaging BV

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAs of 9th, January 2020, DL Packaging has become part of the Rovema group. DL Packaging is a leading company for retrofit VFFS machines and relevant supplies. The product and service portfolio is flanked by a simple own vertical Form, Fill and Seal machine in the medium price segment. With this acquisition, Rovema broadens its range of products in the retrofit and new machine segment gaining further access to customers in the medium price segment.

15 janvier 20

A new CEO for Comexi

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifComexi, a global supplier of solutions for the printing and flexible packaging industry transformation, has appointed Diego Hervás as the new CEO of Comexi from 1st January, 2020. Hervás, who was born in Barcelona and has extensive executive experience (Plyzer Technologies, Xerox Corporation), replaces Jeroen van der Meer, who had held the position since 2014 and who will continue to be involved with Comexi to ensure as efficient a transition as possible.

14 janvier 20

Koehler Paper Group reinforces its presence in the Indian market

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe Koehler Paper Group, a family-run company from Oberkirch, in southwest Germany, produces over 500,000 tons of paper and mechanical pulp board annually at four locations across Germany. Its products include thermal paper, carbonless paper, decor paper, fine paper, recycled paper, mechanical pulp board, and, since 2019, flexible packaging paper.

13 janvier 20

Duravant welcomes new Chief Commercial Officer

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifDuravant, a global engineered equipment and automation solutions provider to the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors, announced the appointment of Chuck Adams to the position of Chief Commercial Officer.

10 janvier 20

Catalent completes purchase of Bristol-Myers Squibb’s facility in Italy

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifCatalent announced the completion of the purchase of Bristol-Myers Squibb’s biologics, sterile, and oral solid dose product manufacturing and packaging facility in Anagni, Italy. The 28,000 square-meter (305,000 square-feet) facility has a demonstrated track record in technical transfers and successful commercial product launches.

8 janvier 20

Linx Printing Technologies launches a new ink

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifLinx Printing Technologies has introduced an ink specially formulated to resist moisture, colour change and transference. It is ideal for consistent coding through pouch and can retort applications where the contents are cooked in the packaging after they are coded.

7 janvier 20

A new president for the International Federation of Robotics

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSteven Wyatt (ABB, Switzerland) has been elected as the new President of the International Federation of Robotics by its Executive Board. Wyatt succeeds Junji Tsuda (Yaskawa Electric Corporation), who has served in the rotating post since December 2017. Milton Guerry (Schunk, USA) has been appointed as IFR´s new Vice President.

3 janvier 20

Tekni-Plex announces new Tekni-Plex Medical business

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTekni-Plex is announcing the formation of the Tekni-Plex Medical business unit, which will facilitate the supply of mission-critical, high-value components, materials, and solutions to medical device manufacturers worldwide. The new operating unit will offer products and services formerly supplied separately by its Colorite, Natvar and Dunn businesses.

2 janvier 20

Italian packaging machinery sets record turnover in 2019

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAccording to the preliminary figures published by the Ucima Research Department, the sector has continued to grow during 2019 (up 1.8% on 2018), reporting positive performances both in Italy and in foreign markets.

23 décembre 19

Altana acquires overprint varnish specialist Schmid Rhyner

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe specialty chemicals group Altana is taking over the Swiss overprint varnish specialist Schmid Rhyner AG, thereby strategically expanding its Actega division. “In acquiring Schmid Rhyner, we are continuing to systematically pursue the Altana strategy of generating value-creating growth through targeted acquisitions,” says Martin Babilas, CEO of Altana AG.

20 décembre 19

Cosmetic & personal care industry: merger between KDC/ONE and HCT

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifKnowlton Development Corporation (KDC/ONE) and HCT Group (HCT) announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to create a comprehensive global end-to-end solutions provider for the beauty and personal care industry. The two companies will partner to provide customers with an expanded suite of manufacturing and packaging solutions.

18 décembre 19

Herma develops new wash-off adhesive to optimize PET recycling

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe special wash-off adhesive for labels 62Rpw, which HERMA will shortly be introducing, will allow recycling operators to produce high-purity PET pellets that do not contain any detrimental residues – no remains of paper or film labels, and no residual adhesive. Unlike downcycling or cascading, the resulting continuous cycle ranks among the most important requirements of a sustainable economy.

17 décembre 19

Duravant welcomes New Vice President of Business Development

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifDuravant, a global engineered equipment and automation solutions provider to the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors, announced the appointment of Mike LaBelle to the position of Vice President of Business Development.

12 décembre 19

Printing inks: Siegwerk opens a fully automated production facility

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSiegwerk, one of the world’s leading providers of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, has opened a new fully automated facility for the production of customer inks at its headquarters in Siegburg today. With this commissioning, the new Blending Center is now the largest fully automated production facility for printing inks in Europe.

4 décembre 19

Pregis invests in fourth W&H blown film line in Grand Rapids

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifPregis is announcing another $5 million investment in its Pregis Films facility located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Additionally, Pregis is leasing an additional 35,000 square feet in the same location for expanded warehousing capability.

27 novembre 19

CPhI India: Gerresheimer customers value child-resistant pharmaceutical packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifDrugs are not meant to fall into children’s hands. But just in case this ever does happen, it is crucial to prevent children from being able to open the containers by securing them with child-resistant caps. Gerresheimer will be showcasing a wide range of child-resistant caps alongside various other packaging solutions for solid and liquid drugs at the CPhI trade fair in New Delhi, India.

25 novembre 19

Valco Melton’s EcoStitch saves up adhesive usage

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifFor countless years, the paper bag manufacturing machinery has been utilizing pneumatic hot melt dispensing equipment for patch handle attachment until the recent emergence of the all-electric technology. Valco Melton’s EcoStitch applicator incorporates an innovative gluing technology, applicable to handle patch formation and attachment, bottom paste and bottom patch reinforcement, and bag seam gluing.

22 novembre 19

3D Neopac launches SpringTube™ in the US and India

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte Alternatif3D Neopac has developed SpringTube™, a packaging solution for cosmetics, personal care products and other applications, including art paints. The tube is specially designed to maintain its shape while delivering a host of additional benefits for consumers, brand owners and manufacturers.

20 novembre 19

The RECIPAM project working on new recycling methods

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifMultilayer plastic structures provide the packaging sector with many advantages, including weight reduction (with the subsequent economic and environmental saving in manufacture and transport); improving their properties by providing a combination of functions such as sealability, structural and thermal stability, and different printing options; and, of course, barrier properties, which help preserve foodstuffs to ensure safety and avoid waste.

19 novembre 19

A new Managing Director for Metall+Plastic

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSince 18 November 2019, Dr.-Ing. Christian Heuer is the Managing Director of Metall+Plastic. The company with over 120 employees is specialized in the development and manufacture of isolators and decontamination technology. The 53-year-old graduate engineer succeeds Thomas Bertsche, who will be retiring in May 2020. Heuer brings valuable experience gained in well-known companies from a variety of industries.

15 novembre 19

A new Vice President Sales & Service for Romaco

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifPietro Tomasi has been appointed the Romaco Holding’s new Vice President Sales & Service. He succeeds Gary Kedgley, who has held this position since 2006 and will be retiring at the end of the year. Mr. Tomasi has been at the helm of the Romaco Group’s global Sales & Service organisation since July 2019.

14 novembre 19

AR Packaging entering in discussion to acquire rlc Packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAfter the acquisition of K+D AG, a supplier of pharmaceutical and cosmetics packaging and provides GMP-compliant, finished and counterfeit-proof cartonboard solutions, AR Packaging has entered into agreement to acquire all outstanding shares in rlc Packaging GmbH as well as indirectly a significant share in BSC Drukarnia Opakowań S.A.

12 novembre 19

Virospack unveils new cap range

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifFaithful to this commitment to the environment but always offering customization and the best packaging solution for each one of the brands according to their wishes, Virospack presents a new injection cap range with premium finish.

AR Metallizing completes Eurofoil Paper Coating acquisition

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifGlobal leading metallized paper manufacturer AR Metallizing, a Nissha company, announces that it has secured a deal to acquire Eurofoil Paper Coating GmbH in Berlin. The closing of the transaction is subject to approval of the German Cartel authorities.

5 novembre 19

Inks: Siegwerk unveils new solutions

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSiegwerk will present its customized inkjet ink and service portfolio including its latest developments and innovations for digital printing, during the next InPrint Munich 2019, November 12 to 14th. The company will use this opportunity to visitors will be able to experience the wide-ranging application possibilities of Siegwerk’s inkjet ink solutions for personalized packaging and labels. Next to the company’s broad portfolio of established analog inks for printers, Siegwerk also has a strong footprint in digital printing today offering UV and water-based inkjet ink solutions for narrow web and large width packaging to equipment manufacturers for both packaging and label applications.

31 octobre 19

US plant-based drinks up 30% in 4 years

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifUS plant-based drinks consumption grew by almost 30% between 2014 and 2018, from 2.8 to 3.6 litres per person, according to a new report from leading beverage industry experts Zenith Global. Sales reached a value of $2.3 billion in 2018.

A new inspection technology

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifDesigned by Marchesini Group's new subsidiary, CMP Phar.MA., SV is a semi-automatic machine for the inspection of liquid, freeze-dried, powdered, ampoule, vial, cartridge or pre-filled syringe products.

The Marchesini Group invests 7 M€ in the new factory of Corima

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifCorima’s new factory was officially opened along with 1,000 guests. The inauguration also coincided with the celebrations of Corima’s 40th anniversary from its foundation in 1979 by Franco Neri, Aroldo Cappelletti, Dario Anatrini and Mauro Pometti.

PET containers with a hanging handle

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifKHS describes its new technology for producing PET containers with a hanging handle. Intended for bottlers, this new solution is integrated into the manufacturer's recently proven stretch blow-moulding machine: InnoPET Blomax V Series.