27 février 20

Accraply inaugurates a new innovation and manufacturing center in the UK

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAccraply, part of Barry-Wehmiller group and leader in the design, manufacture and support of automated label-application systems, as well as converting and finishing equipment for the shrink sleeve and flexible-packaging markets announces the creation of a new innovation and manufacturing center in Irlam, Greater Manchester, UK.

25 février 20

A versatile linear automatic labeler

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifShowcased at the next CFIA Rennes 2020 exhibition, the Ninon Mix Up by CDA is a versatile linear automatic labeller designed by CDA for labelling food products of various shapes and sizes.

24 février 20

Resource Label Group acquires Axiom Label & Packaging

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifResource Label Group, a full-service provider of pressure sensitive label, shrink sleeve and RFID/NFC technology for the packaging industry announced it has acquired Los Angeles-based Axiom Label & Packaging, broadening its presence in California.

21 février 20

Pharmapack Europe 2020 review

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifImproving adherence to medication via smarter, patient-centric pharmaceutical packaging and extracting further value from existing medicines and delivery devices are two of the latest key strategies aimed at reducing waste and protecting the bottom line, according to experts at the recent Pharmapack Europe 2020. The event played host a record 411 exhibiting companies, 5366 attendees and 325 delegates.

20 février 20

Laoganma changes to PVC-free closures

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifLaoganma manufactures the most popular chili sauces in China. But not only in China: these products are also exported to the USA, Australia and more than 30 other countries around the world. The company produces and seals no fewer than 1.3 million bottles per day and currently employs more than 4,000 people.

19 février 20

Call for entries for the 2020 Packaging Innovation Awards by Dow

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifDow is launching its call for entries for the 2020 Packaging Innovation Awards. Submissions for the international awards program will be accepted from January 30 through April 10 on the Packaging Innovation Awards website. Dow sponsors the annual program to recognize the fresh, original thinking that is transforming the packaging landscape through enhanced user experience and improved sustainability.

17 février 20

Interphex 2020: the Marchesini Group focuses on serialization and inspection machines

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifMarchesini Group USA - the American subsidiary of the Marchesini Group – will attend Interphex 2020 (April 28-30) in New York where two stand-alone machines will be on show: the Marchesini BL-A420 CW labeler and the CMP PHAR.MA SV inspection machine.

7 février 20

Pregis continues to invest in Europe

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifPregis has made several recent investments in its European operations to support the growing protective packaging needs of its broad global customer base. The company recently opened a new energy-efficient facility in Stevenage, UK which includes a Customer Experience and Paper Specialist Centre (PSC) under one roof.

6 février 20

Glass molded vials: new partnership between Stevanato Group and Bormioli Pharma

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifStevanato Group, through Ompi, its specialist in glass primary packaging for the pharmaceutical industry, and Bormioli Pharma announce today a collaboration agreement. The agreement will enable biopharma customers, contract filling organizations, and research laboratories to receive Bormioli Pharma’s proprietary primary containers in Ompi’s industry-recognized EZ-fill® secondary packaging configuration.

4 février 20

A new partnership to decorate folding cartons

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe dispersion varnishes available to the market currently has two shortcomings when printed by inkjet and UV LED ink; namely a lack of adhesion, scratch resistance (depending on the properties of the varnish), and inadequate print quality.

30 janvier 20

Mauser extends its Erkelenz plant in Germany

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifMauser-Werke GmbH, the German subsidiary of Mauser Packaging Solutions, is investing more than 10 million euros in the extension of its Erkelenz facility.

29 janvier 20

Glass packaging records production growth in Europe

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifEuropean production of glass packaging for food and beverage continues to grow according to latest figures published today from the European Container Glass Federation. The increase of 2% in tonnes and 1.9% in units (representing an increase of 748 million units) recorded in the first half year 2019 corresponds to the best performance over the past 4 years. From 2016-2019, half year production increased by 3.5%. The pace of growth is particularly heartening when comparing to the previous year where the increase was lower (1%).

28 janvier 20

Silgan unveils binding offer to acquire Albea’s dispensing business

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSilgan Holdings Inc., a leading supplier of rigid packaging for consumer goods products, announced today that it has signed a binding offer to acquire Albea’s dispensing business for $900 million. This business is a leading global supplier of highly engineered pumps, sprayers and foam dispensing solutions to major branded consumer goods product companies in the Beauty and Personal Care markets.

24 janvier 20

Virospack unveils a new 2-in-1 massage applicator dropper

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifVirospack will present at the next ADF/PCD exhibition the first dropper with a massage tip designed for eye contours, serums, oils, fluid makeup, and in general for low viscosity formulas, which want a precise, comfortable and pleasant application and a refreshing effect on the skin.

23 janvier 20

Tekni-Plex Medical announces new global head of sales

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTekni-Plex Medical, a Tekni-Plex business, has named Dan Lazas global head of sales. Lazas will be leading global sales for the recently-formed business unit which includes nine manufacturing locations and products under the Colorite, Natvar and Dunn brand names. Tekni-Plex Medical provides polymer compounds, extruded tubing and components for medical devices and other applications. Lazas joined Tekni-Plex in 2018 as senior director of sales optimization for medical components.

22 janvier 20

Innovia extends its BOPP recycling

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifFollowing the successful recycling certification of its Propafilm™ Strata SL high barrier film earlier this year by Interseroh, an Independent German recycling and consulting company, Innovia Films decided to extend the testing program across all its uncoated, acrylic coated and EVOH barrier range of films.

20 janvier 20

Prestige-Pak invests in additional flexographic press

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifPrestige-Pak, a second-generation, family-owned business, and producer of printed and laminated flexible packaging materials, announced to have purchase a new Fusion C Flexographic press from Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of Barry-Wehmiller.

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.