22. July 2016 | Economy

Krones grew as forecast

Krones wächst geplant Krones (Neutraubling, Germany) grew as forecast in the first half of 2016 despite mounting economic uncertainties. In the period from January to June 2016, revenue grew 3.8% to 1,560.3 million euros, according to the group. The company’s growth in the Middle more

20. July 2016 | Products | Innovation

Now on the inside too: Organic ink

Epple Druckfarben based in Neusäß, Germany, announced it is launching the world's first ink for printing on the inside of packaging that should not raise concerns about migration. "BoFood Organic" is 100% food component-based and will thus more

20. July 2016 | Products | Innovation

A can and coffee pods: all „revolutionary“

US company Milacron has confirmed the sale of its first Klear Can production system to a large brand owner focusing on tropical fruits. The customer plans for the system to be in-market, on retail shelves and available for consumer purchase no later than more

20. July 2016 | LuxePack

Known and new highlights at Monaco

The 29th edition of Luxe Pack Monaco will take place from 21 to 23 September. Committed to its original principles, the show will bring together the best of creative packaging worldwide, according to its organizers. The fair is said to bring together more

20. July 2016 | Products

Tube of the Year

Wettbewerb Tube des Jahres 2016: Die Gewinner im Jubiläumsjahr der Tube The gala dinner at the end of the World Tube Congress 2016 in Berlin organized by Etma (the European tube manufacturers association) to mark the 175th anniversary of the tube’s invention provided a glittering setting for the presentation of this year’s winners of the Tube of the Year competition more

19. July 2016 | Economy

Brückner: Growth through acquisitions

Wachstumsstrategie der Brückner-Gruppe steht auf mehreren Beinen With its most recent acquisitions, the Brückner Group has been able to strengthen its subsidiaries Kiefel and PackSys Global in particular. The acquisition of Czech SWA in 2014, of Dutch Bosch Sprang and Austrian Mould & Matic Solutions more

19. July 2016 | Economy

Tube rule! … at PackSys Global

Wachstumsstrategie der Brückner-Gruppe steht auf mehreren Beinen "7 out of 10 of our machines are currently going to Asia," said Manfred Zurkirch, CEO of Swiss company PackSys Global AG, Rüti, last week during a pre-K press conference in Freilassing, Germany. The Swiss company has been part of the German Brückner Group since 2011 more

18. July 2016 | Products

"Premium-PET" for Evian: Well – and good?

Evian - vorher & nachher There's much to do lately for Danone's Evian brand. Its premium bottle introduced in April has a modern, sleek design, free of grooves, and instead, an impressive mountain panorama. And yet, the German consumer organization more

18. July 2016 | Economy

Mondi goes to the Ural

Mondi Group has acquired 100% of the outstanding share capital of ZAO Uralplastic-N from Rusnano and a private investor. “The acquisition enables us to strengthen the service we provide to our existing customers in this growing market and it gives us the opportunity to more

13. July 2016 | Products | Exklusiv

Migration: Residue found in sweets

Migration: Rückstände in Süßwaren gefunden In a recent test, Foodwatch checked 20 types of sweets and salty snacks for their mineral oil content. While fewer products were tainted than in the large test in October 2015, small amounts of saturated hydrocarbons from mineral oils (MOSH) were still found in more

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