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28. April 2017 | Products | Innovation

Water taste from a cube

The Austrian water company Kvell designed and developed the brand waterdrop. By their own account, this is the world’s first microdrink. A microdrink is a compressed cube of ingredients without more

27. April 2017 | interpack |

Megatrends pushing flexibles' product innovation

Constantia mit Rekordjahr “Urbanization, sustainability, changing demographics, brand protection, responsibility and globalization – those are the 6 megatrends that we will be focusing on at interpack this year,” explains more

27. April 2017 | Economy

On-site manufacturing drives sustainability

On-site manufacturing drives sustainability Amcor Rigid Plastics expands its relationship with long-time customer Campbell Soup with the opening of an on-site bottle manufacturing operation in Paris, Texas. The company's new in-line operation is expected to produce approximately 50 million hot-fillable PET bottles more

27. April 2017 | Products

Crystal clear in-mould labels

 Crystal clear in-mould labels With RayoForm ICU, Innovia Films has launched transparent film for in-mould labels. It is especially made for produkts that have to succeed in demanding market environments. This film is produced using more

27. April 2017 | Economy

A germ-killing rate of log 3

Swiss Can Machinery Moving into a bigger production site in Berneck, Switzerland, Swiss Can Machinery AG (SCM) realized a further step of its expansion. Established in 2013, the company gained a reputation as international manufacturer of individual machines and complete lines for filling more

26. April 2017 | Products | Innovation

BAM: New method for measuring the amount of microplastics

BAM develops a new method for measuring the amount of microplastics Million tonnes of waste plastic pollute the world's oceans. And estimates suggest million tonnes are added every year. In many places, bags, bottles or fishing nets are easily visible with the more

26. April 2017 | Economy

Rlc planning investments

Rlc planning investments In 2016, the rlc packaging group grew its sales by 2.8% to 240.5 million euros. According to the group, about 105,000 metric tons of cartonboard for packaging solutions were processed during the same more

26. April 2017 | Products | Innovation

3D-printing of glass

3D-printing of glass A method developed at the Karlsruher KIT for the first time allows glass to be used for three-dimensional printing. As a consequence of the properties of glass, such as transparency, thermal stability and resistance to more

25. April 2017 | Products

A new continuous tablet coating equipment

According to the Ima packaging group, Continuous Manufacturing is one of the main drivers of innovation in the pharmaceutical production sector. There are various schools of thought: some focus on total more

25. April 2017 | interpack |

The evolution of SFL

SFL 6/8 EVO For the first time, as a world preview, equipment and process technology specialist Sipa will present a new model of its linear blowmolding systems, the SFL 6/8 EVO, at the interpack more

25. April 2017

A virtual and a real exhibit

At the Interpack 2017, Harro Höfliger Verpackungsmaschinen is going to show new administration forms such as a convenient nasal applicator and the XStraw, consisting of a drinking straw with a pre-portioned drug. Furthermore, many other technical production more

24. April 2017 | Economy

Success with sensor intelligence

Erfolg mit Sensorintelligenz After a cautious start, the Sick Group increased both sales and orders received consistently during the the last fiscal year. According to the company, sales increased by 7.4% to 1,361.2 million euros. Orders received also achieved record increases, growing by more

24. April 2017 | Products

Functions with a small footprint

TVM 738 At interpack, R. Deckert will be presenting compact machines with a small footprint fully concentrated with functions for packaging of pharmaceutical products. These include the TVM738 tablet counting and more

21. April 2017 | Economy

Klöckner Pentaplast acquires Linpac

The Klöckner Pentaplast Group is to acquire Linpac, a film producer and converter for food packaging in Europe. Accordingly, the provider of rigid plastic film and packaging solutions has signed a binding agreement. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The more

20. April 2017 | interpack |

Ispak expands interpack presence

Ispak Ambalaj will be showcasing its award winning flexible packaging products and advanced technology at interpack. “Interpack 2017 is really important to Ispak as we expand our global footprint,” commented Eser Erginoglu, General Manager. According to the company, more

19. April 2017 | Economy | Exclusiv

VR: focus interpack

Messe Düsseldorf, interpack 2017 organizer, is recording the highest demand from exhibitors in its more than 55 years of interpack history. At the time of the official registration deadline, space reservations were about 20 % over the capacity available at the Düsseldorf fairgrounds, with their more

19. April 2017 | Economy

Faubel: A new business sector

Faubel is taking over majority in SIL Printing Press Faubel (Melsungen, Germany), that has a production focus on booklet labels and special coding, is taking over majority in SIL System Integration Laboratory GmbH, a specialist in RFID more

19. April 2017 | Economy

Erema achieves record result

Thanks to a 5% increase in turnover the consolidated sales of the Erema Group reached 138 million euros in the 2016/17 financial year. The group's two youngest sister companies Pure Loop and Umac recorded a strong turnover result shortly after being founded, according to more

19. April 2017 | Economy

Amcor invests in healthcare

Dessiflex Blister System With investments in printing technology across the region, Amcor, manufacturer of flexible and rigid plastic packaging, has widened its printing services for healthcare companies in Europe. A UV Flexo more

19. April 2017 | Products

Strong Delta for multi-pick

Strong Delta for multi-pick Pick-and-place systems (p&p systems) support the need for increased individualization – from products to picked goods on supermarket shelves. According to pick & place specialist Revobotik, which is based in Freital, Germany, the total cost of a pick & place solution more

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