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.

1 décembre 20

Greif-Velox reinforces its international expansion

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifGreif-Velox, German manufacturer of full-line packaging machines for solids, powders and liquids supplying customers in 89 countries, has a new location in America. Greif-Velox America LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary based in Sacramento will operate regional sales and service in North, Central and South America.

23 novembre 20

Tekni-Plex increases production capacity for larger-sized medical devices

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTekni-Plex has invested approximately $2 million in a new narrow web, flexographic press to meet printed lidding demands for larger-sized medical devices. The press is located at the company’s Ashland, Massachusetts, facility and is due to be operational in January.

19 novembre 20

Schubert Additive Solutions awarded for its Partbox 3D platform

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThis year’s winners of the Supply Chain Award and the Smart Solutions Award were honoured on 10 November in the context of the EXCHAiNGE 2020 trade fair. The latter was won by Schubert Additive Solutions for its Partbox part streaming platform.

18 novembre 20

Duravant acquires Cloud Packaging Solutions

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifDuravant LLC, a global engineering equipment and automation solutions provider to the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cloud Packaging Solutions from its parent company, Hearthside Food Solutions LLC. Cloud is a manufacturer of high-speed horizontal flexible packaging equipment headquartered in Des Plaines, IL.

9 novembre 20

Faerch acquires Sirap food packaging business

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifFaerch, supplier of trays for the global food industry and integrated tray recycler, announced the strategic acquisition of the Sirap food packaging business in Italy, Poland and Spain, from Italmobiliare (Italy), and thereby strengthens its PanEuropean footprint.

6 novembre 20

Rondo-Pak expands capacity with eqipment investments

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifRondo-Pak, LLC, joint venture with Körber Pharma, is a provider of folding cartons and printed components for the pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer industries. The company has continued to expand capacity at its primary facilities in Camden, New Jersey and San Juan, Puerto Rico, through infrastructure investment.

5 novembre 20

Digital health: Aptar Pharma acquires the assets of Cohero Health

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAptarGroup announces that it has acquired all operating assets and the proprietary portfolio of Cohero Health, a digital therapeutics company transforming respiratory disease management for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD). Founded in 2013, New York-based Cohero Health develops innovative digital tools and technologies to improve respiratory care, reduce avoidable costs and optimize medication utilization.

3 novembre 20

New partnership between O-I Glass and Krones AG

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifO-I Glass, Inc. and Germany’s Krones AG signed a strategic collaboration agreement that aims to elevate glass by innovating together and to jointly create solutions for the growing glass market. “For O-I, glass is the preferred packaging solution in a world that increasingly values health, premium products and the environment. Not only does it maintain the integrity of the products and protects the environment, as customers and consumers intend, but it also offers magnificent opportunities for establishing brands and implementing sustainable solutions,” explains Andres Lopez, President and CEO at O-I. “This agreement is the first step that O-I and Krones are taking together in order to offer clients completely integrated, end-to-end solutions in the future.”

2 novembre 20

CTI launches water-based glow-in-dark ink formulas

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifWith growing interest from the world’s largest consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands for customer-engaging glow-in-the-dark (GID) inks on food and beverage packaging, Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI) introduces highly-anticipated water-based GID formulas for paper and film substrates.

30 octobre 20

With Copernicus acquisition, Nemera wants to boost parenteral product portfolio and small series capabilities

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThis acquisition strengthens Nemera’s proprietary product offering and establishes operations footprint in Eastern Europe. Nemera today announced that they have entered into an agreement to acquire Copernicus.

New locations and shareholder for Rethink Robotics

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifIn summer 2020, Rethink Robotics, as a subsidiary of the Hahn Group, moved into its new company headquarters, where the production of collaborative robot systems takes place as well.

Tri-Seal invests in new closure liner manufacturing facility in India

Texte AlternatifTri-Seal, a Tekni-Plex business, has invested $1 million in a new closure liner manufacturing facility in Greater Noida, India.

Südpack extends its production capacities in the print sector

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSüdpack is expanding the production plant at its site in Klobuck near Czestochowa, Poland. In an official ceremony marking the occasion, ground was broken for an extensive investment at the site.

New valve offers recyclablity without sacrificing performance

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAptar Food + Beverage launches its new SimpliCycle™ recyclable valve technology. The new valve offers recyclability while still maintaining all of the same advantages of Aptar’s standard and Swimming® Silicone valves, including high repeatable performance and slit versatility to fit a wide variety of applications for food, beverage, and other product applications around the world.

Food wrappers based on extract from algae

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifIn Qingdao, Shandong province, China, the research team led by Xu Jiachao, a professor at the College of Food Science and Engineering at Ocean University of China, made food wrappers to replace plastic from alginate, an extract from brown algae, that is renewable and nontoxic, and shows excellent film-forming properties when crosslinked by calcium ions.

GERMANY: Coated PET bottles for sensitive beverages

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe Bundesrat (upper house of the German parliament) voted to extend the compulsory deposit to all plastic bottles and beverage cans.

AUSTRIA: 100% recyclable paper-based food trays

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifIn partnership with the Austrian dairy producer SalzburgMilch and SPAR, Mondi launched a fully recyclable 80% paper-based packaging solution for cold meats and cheese.