2 mars 21

Plastic recycling: Milliken announces acquisition of Zebra-chem

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifMilliken, a global diversified manufacturer with more than a century and a half of materials science expertise, has formally acquired Zebra-chem, a global chemicals company known for its peroxide and blowing agent masterbatches.

25 février 21

Essentra Tapes unveils new consumer research about packaging frustrations and delights

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifHow attitudes to packaging and its functionality have changed over the past seven years, based on a detailed survey of 1,000 UK consumers, is the subject of a new White Paper from leading packaging tapes provider Essentra Tapes.

24 février 21

Inspection machines: Stevanato Group launches Artificial Intelligence platform

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifStevanato Group has launched an Artificial Intelligence platform, based on Deep Learning (DL) models, that leverages the benefits of human-like decision-making in automatic visual inspection equipment.

18 février 21

Walki invests in a new flexoprinting machine in Jatne

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe demand for flexible packaging materials is growing amid the transition towards sustainable food packaging. Walki has answered to this need by investing in a brand new flexo printing machine in its Jatne plant in Poland. “This new investment will significantly increase our capacity and we will be able to answer to the fast-growing demand in flexible packaging,” says Andreas Rothschink, Sales Director, Consumer End Uses at Walki.

15 février 21

Crespel & Deiters develops a new wheat-based adhesive product

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTrying reducing and even avoiding plastic packaging is an important long-term global goal, the C&D Corrugating & Paper brand of the Crespel & Deiters Group unveils a new adhesive concepts made from natural wheat starch. These applications contribute to corrugated board packaging becoming recyclable multiple times and improve its quality.

12 février 21

EcoStretch™: CCL Label pioneers closed loop solution for stretch sleeves

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifCCL Label, specialized in label and packaging solutions, is planning to offer a closed loop recycling solution for stretch sleeves. Stretch sleeves are often used for returnable PET bottles that are then re-used, for example in the German mineral water market. The recycling facility will be located at CCL’s Voelkermarkt site in Austria, which is a hub for the production of stretch and shrink sleeves mainly produced for the dairy, beverage and home care industries.

9 février 21

AI solution from CSB-System receives silver International FoodTec Award

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifCSB Jamboflash, the latest artificial intelligence (AI) solution from food and drink IT specialist CSB-System, has won a Silver Medal in the prestigious International FoodTec Award 2021.

8 février 21

Kezzler and Laetus announce new strategic partnership

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifKezzler, the world leading cloud-based traceability platform, and Laetus, a leader in inline quality control and track & trace systems, today announced the signing of a new partnership agreement. The partnership enables both parties to jointly offer an end-to-end solution for product serialization and traceability across the whole supply chain, from manufacturing to the end consumer experience.

4 février 21

Neopac launches online shop for digitally printed tubes

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifHoffmann Neopac has launched a direct purchase microsite for DigitAll360°, its recently introduced digital tube decoration service. The new marketplace, accessible via shop.neopac.com, walks tube customers through an intuitive process that includes downloadable design guides and templates, an initial portfolio of stock mono-material PE tubes from 50-200 ml in volume, simple artwork uploads 3D renderings and a comprehensive pre-purchase artwork check.

3 février 21

Sumitomo Demag strengthens presence in Czech Republic and Slovakia

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe Japanese-German injection moulding machine manufacturer Sumitomo (SHI) Demag will be serving the Czech and Slovakian markets from April 1, 2021 through the newly founded sales and service company Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery Česko spol. s r.o. Headquartered in Prague, David Svoboda has been appointed as managing director of the company.

1 février 21

A new CSO/CTO Managing Director for Illig

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifIllig Maschinenbau has appointed Jürgen Lochner as Managing Director in the function of CSO/CTO. He is responsible for the areas of market and technology with sales and product development for the business units engineering, tooling and service.

28 janvier 21

Walki launches a new reel wrapping paper entirely wood-based

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifWith a wood-based reel wrapping paper entirely made of wood, Walki is helping the publishing industry to minimise its carbon footprint. When graphical paper for magazines is transported to the printer, the paper reels need to be protected. Walki has developed a 100% wood-based reel wrapping paper, where the protective polymer barrier is made with tall oil.

27 janvier 21

Pharmaworks appoints a new Director of sales

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifPharmaworks, part of ProMach Pharma Solutions, announces the appointment of Chad Tyler to the position of Director of Sales. He is responsible for leading the team that brings Pharmaworks’ blister machines and other packaging systems to pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and medical device manufacturers and contract packers around the world.

26 janvier 21

AR Packaging acquires Firstan Holdings

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAR Packaging broadens its offering to the UK food and healthcare customers by adding local folding carton production through the acquisition of Firstan Holdings Ltd, including its subsidiary Firstan Limited.

25 janvier 21

E-commerce: partnership between Sitma Machinery and VMS

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSitma Machinery, a company specializing in the design and construction of automated machines and systems for in-line packaging production and distribution, has recently started a new collaboration with VMS, a dynamic and proactive company specializing in automating internal supply chain flows and logistics systems.

21 janvier 21

Duravant Launches nVenia, a Duravant Operating Company

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifDuravant, a global engineered equipment and automation solutions provider to the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors, announced the introduction of nVenia, a new Operating Company within Duravant’s Packaging Solutions Segment formed by combining Arpac, Hamer-Fischbein and Ohlson into a single entity.

18 janvier 21

BW Integrated Systems announces new promotion

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifBW Integrated Systems, a Barry-Wehmiller packaging company, has promoted Eric Collier to Executive Vice President of Global Commercial Operations. In his six years with the company, Collier has made a significant impact on BW Integrated Systems’ position in the market with clients around the globe, while strengthening the commercial team.

15 janvier 21

Blue Box Partners launches Ecogrip multi-packing bottles

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifBlue Box Partners, the pan-European Alliance of suppliers for corrugated board packaging solutions, has launched Ecogrip, a corrugated alternative to shrink wrap for the multi-packing of a wide range of bottles that builds on the growing consumer demand for sustainable packaging.

14 janvier 21

Herma uses recycled material for its self-adhesive materials

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifCan paper labels, which are made entirely from recycled material, solve the same demanding logistical tasks as labels made from fresh fibres? The self-adhesive specialist Herma conducted a successful large-scale trial on its own behalf – and then completely changed the self-adhesive material in its standardized shipping labels for self-adhesive material rolls. The company produces a total of more than one million of these so-called EPSMA roll labels alone each year.

12 janvier 21

Jindal Films Europe acquired Domo Chemicals

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifJPF Netherlands B.V., the holding company of Jindal Films Europe, an international provider of innovative and sustainable films for flexible packaging industry, has signed an agreement for the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Italy-based nylon film specialist Domo Films Solutions (DFS) from private owned group Domo Chemicals.

6 janvier 21

Avery Dennison acquires Acpo

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAvery Dennison announced today that it has acquired the business of Ohio-based Acpo for the purchase price of $87.6 million, subject to certain post-closing adjustments. The company is a leader in pressure-sensitive overlaminate products for the label and flexible packaging markets and has approximately 170 employees.

5 janvier 21

Mondi unveils a new paper-based diaper packaging for Drylock

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifMondi has launched a new paper EcoWicketBag for Drylock Technologies’ baby diaper ranges, bringing sustainable paper-based packaging to the hygiene market globally. The global hygiene products manufacturer approached Mondi to create a more sustainable alternative to its existing plastic diaper packaging that would travel well, have strong shelf-appeal, and protect the product - while also using renewable resources and significantly reducing its CO2 footprint.

23 décembre 20

H.B. Fuller unveils extreme cold resistant adhesives

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifH.B. Fuller announced readily available adhesive grades with hot melt advanced technology for extreme cold storage of vaccines and medication packaging. Advantra® adhesives provide a secure bond at -70 C with tamper evident fiber tear.

18 décembre 20

Robopac will participate to the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifApproved by the FDA, the Covid-19 vaccine produced by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer will be rolled out throughout the US to fight the pandemic. Pfizer and the US government have agreed on the shipment of 3 million frozen doses to reach all areas of the country.

17 décembre 20

Aranow acquires Altero Recycling Solutions

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTo keep growing within the sector, Aranow Machinery Group announces the acquisition of the company Altero Recycling Solutions, an expert in plastics recycling.

14 décembre 20

Food packaging: A.P. Moller Holding to acquire the Faerch Group

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifA.P. Moller Holding, the parent company of the A.P. Moller Group, has signed an agreement to acquire Faerch, the world’s sustainable food packaging company, from funds managed by Advent International.

10 décembre 20

Cosmoprof Bologna announces its new dates

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe international Cosmoprof Bologna exhibition, the b2b format dedicated to the beauty sector, collecting a community of over 600,000 operators and more than 10,000 companies from all over the world, is ready to confirm its role as special partner for business development.

9 décembre 20

Tjoapack invests over €10m into Etten-Leur facility

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifGlobal contract packaging organisation (CPO), Tjoapack, has announced a €10m+ investment into its packaging and supply chain facility in Etten-Leur, Netherlands over the next two years.

4 décembre 20

Management changes at Herma Self-adhesive Materials division

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifLocated in Filderstadt near Stuttgart (Germany), Herma confirmed a planned change in management. On 1 March 2021 Dr. Guido Spachtholz (47) is to succeed Dr. Thomas Baumgärtner, who is retiring, as managing director and head of the self-adhesive technology specialist’s Self-adhesive Materials division. Dr. Spachtholz will start to familiarise himself with his new roles in Filderstadt, where further major expansion work was recently completed, in January.

2 décembre 20

IMA unveils new machines for paper straws

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe IMA Group, expert in automatic packaging machines, is developing more and more often technologies that offer sustainable solutions, based on waste reduction and the use of materials with a low environmental impact.