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.

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.

21 avril 21

Graphic Packaging unveils a new paperboard punnet

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifFiber-based packaging supplier Graphic Packaging International launches its ProducePack™ Punnet, an innovative paperboard alternative to plastic punnet trays for fresh fruit and vegetables. This new product, available for all commonly used punnet sizes, is fully recyclable and reduces plastic by up to 100%, depending on application. Designed with optimum operational efficiency in mind, ProducePack™ Punnet can be top-sealed at speeds equivalent to traditional plastic punnets.

19 avril 21

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna postponed to 2022

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifSupported by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and ITA - Italian Trade Agency, the event for the global cosmetics industry will be back from 10 to 14 March 2022.

15 avril 21

Proseal launches a new feature that maxes tray sealer performance

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTray sealing specialist Proseal has launched a new feature to enable customers to achieve increased sealing capacity within their existing equipment.
The new GT-Max system, which can be retrofitted to all Proseal GT0, GT1 and GT2 s and e models, has been seen to increase production speed by up to 25%.

14 avril 21

Print inspection: new partnership between DeCoSystem and Odesyo

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifDeCoSystem, based in Calenzano (Italy), Italian leader in the printing defect detection sector with more than 2000 installations worldwide and the French company Odesyo, specialized in color control in the graphic arts industry, announce a technology partnership to revolutionize inline print inspection.

13 avril 21

Südzucker switches its sugar stick packaging material to barrier paper

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifWithin the framework of an extensive sustainability project, Südzucker is changing all of its packaging to 100% recyclable solutions over the coming years. As part of this, the company has changed the packaging material of its sugar sticks to Koehler NexPlus® Seal paper.

7 avril 21

Schur Flexibles Group acquires Sidac in Italy

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe takeover of Sidac SpA 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.

2 avril 21

Michael V. Jensen becomes the new Sales Director of Palcut A/S

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifMichael V. Jensen has been appointed as sales director/CSO at Palcut A/S near Holstebro in Denmark. This is a newly created position with responsibility for Palcut’s global sales and marketing of anti-slip paper and automation solutions for packaging lines in the industry.

31 mars 21

Romaco takes over Spanish manufacturer STE Tecpharm

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifRomaco Holding GmbH announced the purchase of the Spanish manufacturer of processing technology STE Tecpharm. Romaco has initially acquired 75% of the share capital of STE Tecpharm, S. L., which was previously owner-managed. The remaining 25% will be transferred subsequently.

Robopac Techlab™ and Cineca collaborate at the Bi-Rex competence center

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifFounded in Bologna in 2018, Bi-Rex is a public-private consortium with 57 players among universities, research centres and excellence companies, among which Aetna Group - Robopac appears as one the founding members.

New closure meets growing demand for convenience

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifConsumer demand for more convenience in packaging is constantly growing. SIG’s new wider closure combiMaxx is a solution which takes convenience to a new level, while also ensuring smooth and easy implementation on existing SIG filling lines.

Growth of the fresh meat packaging market

Texte AlternatifAccording to Transparency Market Research, the fresh meat packaging market is expected to grow at a rate of 4.3% per year, in volume, until 2028 and then exceed 1.2 billion tons.

BELGIUM: Expanded polystyrene (EPS) industry launches Smart Packaging Europe

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifAt a time when Europe is looking at the circular economy, 18 companies in the expanded polystyrene (EPS) industry are launching the Smart Packaging Europe campaign to highlight the versatility, societal value and sustainability of EPS packaging.

UNITED KINGDOM: Recyclable paperboard clip for bottles

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifGraphic Packaging International launched Cap-It, a recyclable cardboard closure with neck rings for polyethylene terephthalate (PET) or recycled (rPET) bottles.

30 mars 21

Innovia films launches a new transparent and carbon neutral packaging film

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifInnovia Films is launching a new film in its Encore range of Sustainable Polypropylene packaging films. REF30cn has a high level of certified renewable content (via ISCC PLUS mass balance) specifically achieving carbon neutral on a cradle to gate basis from the Innovia UK site.

26 mars 21

Italian packaging machinery: orders pick up both at home and abroad

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifThe 4% growth in packaging machinery exports is pushing sales revenues into positive territory as the outlook remains stable for 2021. Causes of concern include rising prices of raw materials and components and maritime freight rates.

22 mars 21

Nestlé launches bio-based lids and scoops made from renewable resource

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifNestlé announced that it will introduce bio-based lids and scoops made from sugar cane and its byproduct for a range of its nutrition products for infants and children. The main advantage of these bio-based plastics is that they are made from a renewable plant material that can be continually replenished and that absorbs carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. In addition, this packaging helps Nestlé reduce its use of fossil-based plastics.

19 mars 21

KHS packers now also process shrink film made of 100% recyclate

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifWith the option of now processing shrink film made of 100% recyclate, the KHS Group meets this demand for environmentally-friendly packaging systems and adds a further sustainable alternative to its packaging portfolio.

18 mars 21

COVID-19: Catalent expands partnership with J&J in Italy

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatifCatalent, a leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies, development, and manufacturing solutions for drugs, biologics, cell and gene therapies, and consumer health products, announced an expanded partnership with Janssen Pharmaceutica NV and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., two of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, whereby Catalent Biologics will significantly increase the manufacturing capacity for large-scale commercial supply of Janssen’s COVID-19 vaccine at Catalent’s manufacturing facility in Anagni, Italy, including vial-filling, inspection, labeling, and packaging services.