AP CFIA/Rennes 2021

22 juin 21

Model Group invests in its plant in Poland

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifIn the pursuit of its long-term growth strategy in Poland, Model Group will install a corrugator until the end of November, 2021 at the plant in Nowa Sól. Model Group has been present in Poland for more than 20 years. The plant in Nowa Sól was acquired by Model Group in 2016 and served as a converting plant up to now.

20 juin 21

Kraft Heinz launches new recyclable baby food pouches

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifFor its Italian Plasmon brand, Kraft Heinz is launching recyclable food pouches for baby food. Available from April 2021 in Italy, the packaging is developed from Gualapack's Pouch5, a 100% PP single-material doypack option.

18 juin 21

Pharma: Catalent Biologics relies on Herma labeling machines

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe US company Catalent Biologics recently commissioned two high-performance wrap-around labeling machines from Herma for use in the production of biologics, including Covid-19 vaccines. The initiative involved delivering the machines in 10 weeks, and making them fully validated and ready for production in another four weeks.

17 juin 21

A new bio-based ice cream plastic cups made from certified renewable PP

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe multinational ice cream manufacturer Froneri – Joint Venture between Nestlé and R&R Ice Cream – has placed an order with MPG Manifattura Plastica S.p.A for 100 million plastic cups made from TotalEnergies Certified Renewable Polypropylene for their brand Coppa del Nonno. This renewable polypropylene produced from bio-based naphtha offers virgin-like performances with a reduced carbon footprint and is fully recyclable. MPG is the first company in Italy to be certified for the production of rigid plastic food packaging from renewable feedstock.

15 juin 21

Silgan Dispensing launches new premium & noiseless sprayer

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSilgan Dispensing, a global leader in the design, development and distribution of highly engineered pumps and sprayers in the home, health and beauty markets, today announces the launch of its newest spray, Sinfonia® Elegance. Sinfonia® Elegance is an evolution of Silgan Dispensing’s Sinfonia® Spray, a market leader for its wide range of customization options.

10 juin 21

Volpak optimises SC+ machine for preformed pouches

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifVolpak, a Coesia company specialized in the manufacturing of HFFS machines for consumer goods, continues the evolution of its flagship “SC+”; a continuous movement machine that boasts superior performance.

9 juin 21

Henkel launches a new palletizing adhesive packaging format

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifA new innovation from Henkel Adhesive Technologies is helping to reduce the reliance on single-use plastic wrap and packaging materials when transporting goods on pallets. Palletizing is an essential part of modern supply chains, but until now this has required large quantities of plastic films, intermediate layers and anti-slip mats to stabilize and secure stacked goods.

1 juin 21

Optima Group is expanding its production capacities

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe Optima Group is experiencing high demand for filling and packaging solutions, particularly for the Pharma Division. There was a short-term increase in the already high order backlog caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The group is building another CSPE Center at its headquarters in Schwaebisch Hall, to be used for the assembly and comprehensive commissioning of pharmaceutical filling lines. This will expand the production area by around 4,300 square meters and also provide new office space.

31 mai 21

Model Group acquires Sachsen Mill from Stora Enso in Germany

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifModel Group has signed an agreement with Stora Enso to acquire their Sachsen Mill located in Eilenburg. The mill has an annual production capacity of 310,000 tons of newsprint specialty paper based on recycled paper. Under the agreement, Model Group will own and operate Sachsen Mill, after the deal is closed.

27 mai 21

New case packer expands Proseal’s Food packing solutions

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTray sealing specialist Proseal has extended its product portfolio with the launch of a high-speed fully automatic case packing system. The new patent pending Proseal CP3™ provides the ideal complement to Proseal’s extensive range of tray sealing machines to offer customers a complete primary and transit packing solution.

25 mai 21

Aptar Food + Beverage introduces a new 2-in-1 dispensing system

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAptar Food + Beverage leveraged the benefits of two high-performance products, PolkaLite, a lighter version of the Polka closure (-1.3g), and the award-winning SimpliCycle recyclable valve to bring to manufacturers and consumers the highest levels of performance, convenience and sustainability in a closure that is reliable throughout the product life cycle.

18 mai 21

WWP Beauty & Jingdezhen Chinese Ceramic University unveil plans for expansion

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifWWP Beauty, a leading full-service supplier to the global beauty industry and the source for everything beauty, is the sole sponsor of an expansion to the Jingdezhen Ceramic University, a Chinese University with emphasis on ceramics.

17 mai 21

Fuze Tea switches its carton pack with SIG’s solution

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifCoca-Cola’s Fuze Tea's carton packs in the Netherlands are being produced more sustainably by using 100% responsibly sourced materials, that are 95% linked to plant-based raw materials which results in CO2 saving. Fuze Tea is the first brand in the iced tea category to switch to more sustainable carton packs by using SIG’s carton packs with the innovative Signature packaging material.

12 mai 21

New dates for ICE Europe, CCE International and InPrint Munich

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifFollowing the recent communication on the shows’ postponement, Mack-Brooks Exhibitions announced the new dates for ICE Europe, CCE International and InPrint Munich. The collective of converting, paper and print exhibitions was scheduled for 22 – 24 June 2021 and will now take place from 15 to 17 March 2022 at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany.

11 mai 21

Thomas Engineering joins the IMA Active division

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifIMA has finalized in May the acquisition of the business operated under the trade name “Thomas Engineering”, a USA leading player in the tablet-coating equipment industry based in Elgin, Illinois. The transaction includes also the acquisition of the division operated under the trade name “Triangle Metals”, a specialist in sanitary grade stainless steel fabrications, including laser cutting, forming, welding, and polishing.

10 mai 21

IVK Europe names a new Managing Director

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifMarina Arz has been appointed as the new Managing Director of IVK Europe, the European Association of Plastic Films and Sheets. She took up her new position on April 1st 2021. Before she joined the German Federal Parliament in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania as advisor on European affairs and domestic policy, Marina worked in the European Commission’s ‚Chief Economist Team‘in Directorate-General GROW in 2018.

6 mai 21

BW Packaging Systems appoints its new Operational Excellence Director

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifBW Packaging Systems announces that J Alexander Mitchell has joined as the Operational Excellence Director for its operations in North America. As a critical member of the BW Packaging Systems leadership team, Mitchell will drive site-level operational efficiency improvements to products, processes and practices for the Barry-Wehmiller packaging platform.

4 mai 21

Walki Group acquires Spanish packaging Plasbel

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifWalki Group today announces that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Plasbel Plásticos S.A.U, a Spanish leader in sustainable packaging solutions. Plasbel specializes in the production of recycled and compostable bags and flexible packaging products used in the food and retail sectors. In 2020, the company generated annual sales of about EUR 80 million and was employing 290 people.

3 mai 21

A new Commercial Director for IMA Pharma

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThomas Fricke began his career with IMA in 1992 as Sales Manager at IMA Germany. He later led the same branch as Managing Director. Since 2011, he has also been acting as Sales & Marketing Director for the Pharma Packaging solutions hub, based in Italy. After several years full of successes and achievements in this position, he has recently taken over the role of Commercial Director for the whole IMA Pharma.

30 avril 21

Beiersdorf selects Sabic certified PP for new Nivea packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSabic, a global leader in the chemical industry, announced that Beiersdorf will innovate the packaging of its world-leading ‘Nivea Naturally Good’ range of face creams using Sabic’s certified renewable polymers. Sabic’s bio-based polypropylene (PP) resin, part of its Trucircle™ portfolio, will be used for producing the jars of Beiersdorf’s Nivea Naturally Good day and night face creams.

A modular small batch solution for liquid pharmaceuticals

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThere has been a noticeable shift in the pharmaceutical industry: more and more high-priced biotech drugs for small patient populations require highly flexible filling solutions that achieve precise product yields at low output.

SIG opens a new plant in Mexico

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSIG announces its project of a new plant in Queretaro, Mexico. For the construction, the company will invest 40 million euros in the new factory over the period 2021-2023, an investment that will provide a state-of-the art production capacity for the printing, cutting and finishing of carton packs.

Packaging with 75% post-consumer polystyrene for meat and fish

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifVersalis, Eni's chemical company, is expanding its range of “circular” products, made from recycled raw materials. The Versalis Revive® portfolio will now include a new product for food packaging made with 75% domestic post-consumer polystyrene.

Toyochem launches new BPA-NI internal coatings for cans

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifToyochem Co, Ltd. launched a new line of Bisphenol A non-intent (BPA-NI) internal coatings for beverage bottles and cans under the new Lionova brand.

UNITED STATES: A sleeve for aluminum cans

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe CCL Label CANtastic sleeve has been designed to offer maximum hygiene (to reinforce confidence in the relationship with the consumer), but also extended marketing possibilities on the lid.

BELGIUM: A reusable 6-pack system to cut carbon footprint

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe reusable 6-pack Fillbee from DW Reusables cuts CO2 emissions by almost two-thirds compared to conventional beverage packaging.

29 avril 21

Schur Flexibles Group acquires packaging specialist Sidac

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe takeover of Sidac enables the Schur Flexibles Group to expand its network on the Italian market by adding a strong centre of excellence for customised and high-quality packaging solutions. With its commitment to sustainability the modern production plant in Forli near Bologna also complements the growth strategy of Schur Flexibles Group in Europe.

28 avril 21

LPI first to partner Scodix in the North American market

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifLPI, part of the S. Walter Packaging Group, has announced an agreement to expand significantly its high-end digital packaging and enhancement capabilities with the purchase of multiple large-format presses that will be the first of their size in North America.

23 avril 21

RMGroup’s robotic palletisers improve production capabilities at Radnor Hills

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifRobotics and automation specialists, RMGroup, has installed three of their end-of-line robotic palletisers for award-winning soft drinks business, Radnor Hills. The move has enabled the manufacturer to benefit from process efficiencies throughout their production.

22 avril 21

A new UVO litho metal decoration coating

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifGlobal coding and marking specialists, DataLase, has launched a UV offset (UVO) litho metal decoration coating, designed for use on offset litho presses equipped with UV curing units.