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22. May 2019 | Packaging technology

A new Center of Excellence for meat portioning to be built

Multivacs meat portioning center With the first official spadeful of earth, German machinery manufacturer Multivac has kicked off the construction works for a new factory for its TVI Entwicklung und Produktion company in Bruckmühl, Germany. Covering around 9,000 square metres of available space, the more

22. May 2019 | Recycling

Black, plastic, and fully recyclable

Die Umstellung mehrerer Produkte auf den alternativen schwarzen Farbstoff soll bis Ende des Jahres erfolgen Together with its supplier Ampacet, a global provider of masterbatch, Henkel is developing a new solution for black plastic packaging that is fully recyclable. According to the partners, the more

22. May 2019 | Recycling

Recyclable cosmetics tube

Recyclable cosmetics tube At CosmeticBusiness, a leading European trade fair for the cosmetics industry, Labelprint24, a German manufacturer of packaging material systems, is presenting a recyclable tube made of pure polypropylene. According more

22. May 2019 | Economy

Micvac and Mondini expanding partnership

Bogdanski & Mondini The Swedish food-tech specialist Micvac and the Italian company G. Mondini (represented in Germany by Ribbeck) are expanding their collaboration in order to develop new ideas and products for the more

22. May 2019 | Economy

W&H: new products in its anniversary year

W&H's Executive Board Windmöller & Hölscher, German manufacturer of systems for the manufacture and processing of flexible packaging, has concluded 2018 with sales of around 895 million euros. The number of more

16. May 2019 | Recycling

This cup offers (almost) unlimited pleasure

Cupforma Natura Solo With Cupforma Natura Solo, Stora Enso introduces a renewable paperboard for paper cups. According to the manufacturer, this material is suitable for hot and cold drinking cups, as well as for ice cream packaging. It is produced without a more

15. May 2019 | Economy

SEA: new headquarters to be built

Groundbreaking SEA Vision The SEA Vision Group has kicked off construction work for its new headquarters in Pavia, Italy, last week. The new building will comprise offices, software development, R&D and production on 4,000 sqm. Its inauguration is planned for more

15. May 2019 | Economy

IMA Dairy & Food reorganized

Late last year, the machinery manufacturer IMA sold 60% of its shares in the filling brands of IMA Dairy & Food Group (Erca, Hamba-Gasti, and Hassia) to the German investor Thomas Becker. He knows the packaging industry, having already more

14. May 2019 | Recycling

Recyclable flexible packaging with a high barrier

AmLite Ultra Recyclable Amcor has launched AmLite Ultra Recyclable. It is said to be the company's first packaging product made from its sustainable high-barrier polyolefin film. According to the manufacturer, this laminate can more

13. May 2019 | Economy

Sealed Air to acquire Automated Packaging Systems

US-based technology company Sealed Air announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Automated Packaging Systems (APS), a manufacturer of automated bagging systems from the US, for a purchase price more

10. May 2019 | Packaging technology

Schubert inspires visitors at ProFood Tech

Seit Ende 2015 gibt es die Niederlassung Schubert North America in Charlotte More and more international corporations, medium-sized companies and small manufacturers are opting for flexible automation solutions from Schubert – not only in Europe but also in North America. With this in mind, more

08. May 2019 | Recycling

Video series about plastic packaging started

RPC Video On its website, RPC Group has put together a series of short videos that aim to give a response to some of the frequently asked questions on plastic packaging. With this series, the packaging more

08. May 2019 | Economy

Proseal to be acquired by JBT

Traysealer Proseal, British provider of tray sealing technology to the food industry, is to be acquired by Chicago-based machinery manufacturer JBT Corporation. According to a press statement, the latter has a more

07. May 2019 | Economy

Mondi invests € 30 million in corrugated packaging

Corrugated box Mondi Corrugated Packaging has unveiled further investment plans boosting its Heavy Duty corrugated portfolio. In total, some 30 million euros are said to be invested in the company's Ansbach more

07. May 2019 | Economy

Multivac drives forward its growth

TX 710 The German Multivac Group has increased its turnover by 8.5 percent to 1.1 billion euros in 2018. This was announced by the machinery manufacturer during a press breakfast at the Iffa trade show in Frankfurt, Germany. Despite many economic and political more

06. May 2019 | People

Norbert Sauermann is now co-publisher

Due to health-related reasons, I am leaving the editorial offices of the VerpackungsRundschau after more than 32 years. During the more

01. May 2019 | Events

New thermoforming packaging machine

Die Tiefziehverpackungsmaschine PowerPak Plus reduziere den Folienverbrauch At Iffa in Frankfurt, Germany, from 4 to 9 May 2019 (Hall 8/D06), systems supplier Gea will be presenting exhibits for main applications in food processing and packaging. Key system innovations include more

30. April 2019 | Recycling

Nestlé and Veolia join forces for recycling

The Swiss-based food group Nestlé and the French resource management company Veolia will start a collaboration to work on waste collection, sorting and recycling of plastic material, with a particular emphasis on flexible plastic packaging. Projects more

30. April 2019 | Recycling

All it takes is ideas

Seed Phytonutrients When designing packaging, many different aspects must be taken into account. The carbon footprint is one of those factors on which packaging has a big impact. Need examples? Based on a more

29. April 2019 | Recycling

Another supplier to offer grass paper labels

Grass paper labels Another service provider has added grass paper as a sustainable material to its portfolio. AstroNova from Dietzenbach, Germany - European headquarters of AstroNova, USA - now offers grass paper labels in its Product Identification division. It is said to more

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