News: Chemicals

19. March 2019 | Events

New powder packaging at Powtech

Befüllte PowFlex-Säcke, gesichert mit SmartFlex Haubenstretchfolie At the international trade fair for process engineering, analytics and handling of powders and bulk materials Powtech, held at the beginning of April in Nuremberg, Bischof + Klein will be presenting its more

01. March 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Record year for aluminium cans

Mit einem Marktanteil von etwa 50 % ist damit jede zweite auf der Welt hergestellte Aerosoldose aus Aluminium A total of 8.14 billion aluminium aerosol cans were produced around the globe in 2018. Of these, the more

04. January 2019 | Economy

Indorama Ventures to acquire Invista’s HVA Polymer Asset

Indorama Ventures plans to acquire Invista Resins & Fibers more

19. December 2018 | Recycling

UK: Facing new strategy in waste recovery

According to a policy paper published by the Department for Environment & Rural Affairs in December 18, 2018, businesses and manufacturers in more

12. December 2018 | Events

A passionate Dresden Packaging Conference

Dresdner Verpackungstagung This was already the 28th time that the packaging industry met for the Dresden Packaging Conference of the German Packaging Institute (Deutsches Verpackungsinstitut; dvi). This year's motto more

08. October 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

Increased output of aluminium aerosol containers

Produktion von Aerosoldosen aus Aluminium nimmt deutlich an Fahrt auf Producers of aluminium aerosol containers produced nearly 3.3 billion cans in the first half of 2018, substantially more than in the same more

11. September 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

Recycable polyethylene pouch introduced

Neuer Verpackungsbeutel aus 100% recycelbarem flexiblen Polyethylen Right before the new packaging law in Germany comes into force at the beginning of 2019, a new type of pouch with detachable decorative panels will be introduced in 2019 more

07. June 2018 | Economy

German packaging machines are in high demand

Export: Verpackung und Nahrung stark In 2017, the German production of food processing and packaging machinery rose by 4.8 percent to a record level of more than 14 billion euros. According to the German Association of Machine and more

16. March 2018 | Events

Ipack-Ima and Meat-Tech are soon to come

The 2018 edition of Ipack-Ima and Meat-Tech is said to mark a turning point for the two shows. According to its organizing company Ipack-Ima, the shows are set to be larger, more international in more

02. March 2018 | Packaging technology

Salzgitter: KHS weakening

Innofill Can Compact At 1.26 billion euros, the external sales of Salzgitter AG's Technology business unit matched the level of the same period last year (2016: 1.3 billion euros) – due to the increases at the Desma more

09. February 2018 | Economy

E+H: Preliminary solid

Automatisierer deutlich im Plus In its preliminary financial figures for 2017, Endress + Hauser reported a broadly supported growth in sales, solid profitability and a marked increase in employment. According to the provider of process more

08. February 2018 | Packaging technology

100 acquisitions surpassed

Barry-Wehmiller - employees Barry-Wehmiller has surpassed 100 acquisitions. According to the packaging technology group, its division Winkler + Dünnebier acquired Bicma Hygiene Technologie, based in more

06. February 2018 | Economy

West Rock to acquire Kapstone

West Rock Company will acquire Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corporation for a total enterprise value of approximately more

05. February 2018 | Products

Sensors for C-slots

MZCG Sensor provider Sick has created a new sensor family for C-slot cylinders. The MZCG magnetic cylinder sensor is designed for position detection in pneumatic grippers or miniature pneumatic cylinders with more

02. February 2018 | Packaging technology

It will come to a better end

Sacmi has enlisted Robopac as its partner to improve its end-of-line technology. According to the Italian packaging machinery manufacturer, the two centres of industrial excellence have signed a more

31. January 2018 | Packaging technology

Bizerba doubles digital printing capacity

Bizerba verdoppelt KapazitätenDigitaldruck As one the first label-printing facilities worldwide, Bizerba now operates the new Indigo 8000 Digital Press printing machine from HP at its site in Bochum, Germany. As one of Europe’s largest producers more

30. January 2018 | Packaging technology

Kolbus sets focus on packaging

Kolbus fokussiert auf Verpackung Muller Martini takes over the binding and bookline business from Kolbus. The latter sets the focus on the packaging and case making business, parts manufacturing and the foundry business. “Structural change has changed the graphic arts industry in recent years and our more

29. January 2018 | Economy

How to find future leaders

The Europe division of Crown Holdings will now start the third cycle of its Forward Initiative in order to find leader talents. Developed to train qualified engineers for future leadership positions within the Company, the metal packaging more

24. January 2018 | Events

Save the date: Global brands at Plastic Pouches conference

The US want pouches Leading industry professionals and experts from around the world will come together in Vienna, Austria, on 24-25 April 2018 for Plastic Pouches. This conference is organized by specialist plastics industry more

20. December 2017 | Economy

RKW Group's 60th anniversary

RKW Group's 60th anniversary This week the family-owned company RKW headquartered in Frankenthal, Germany is celebrating its 60th anniversary. It was founded in 1957 as Rheinische Kunststoffwerke, and has since developed from an SME more

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