News: Non-Food Products

17. October 2018 | Packaging technology

KHS has its 150th anniversary

1906 150 years ago, Carl Kappert and Louis Holstein founded the Holstein & Kappert equipment trading company in Dortmund, Germany, thus laying the foundations for KHS group. Today, more

16. October 2018 | Events

ADF&PCD 2019 Awards: Submit your entry

Lancôme - Parfait de roses ADF&PCD Paris will be held on the 30th and 31st January 2019. And like every year, there will be the ADF&PCD Awards highlighting innovation in cosmetics, aerosols and more

09. October 2018 | Recycling

Borealis & Bockatech partner to develop recyclable packaging

Coffee to go Borealis, an austrian provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, announces a new strategic alliance with Bockatech, a UK early stage Greentech and provider of EcoCore technology for sustainable packaging. 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

02. October 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

Two Gold winners at the German Packaging Award

FlexiClose(re) At this year's competition for the German Packaging Award, the German Packaging Institute has awarded a Gold prize to two winners. The winners of the categories were already more

26. September 2018 | Economy

Budelpack acquires co-packer Interpak

Co-packer Budelpack takes over co-packer Interpak. The acquisition involves 100 percent of the shares in Interpak Holding BV and subsidiary Interpak BV more

13. September 2018 | Economy

Spreafico Automation moves into new headquarters

Die neue Zentrale von Spreafico Automation im italienischen Calolziocorte ist 5.000 Quadratmeter groß The Italy based manufacturer of automated machines for the preparing, filling and packaging of capsules for coffee and soluble products moves into new headquarters in Calolziocorte, Lecco. 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

06. September 2018 | Economy

W&H develops digital printing machine for flexible packaging

Piezo-Inkjet Druckkopf German machinery manufacturer Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H) has developed a machine concept for a new digital printing machine for flexible packaging. Now the company starts onboarding partners, more

05. September 2018 | Economy

Aldi wants to reduce its use of packaging drastically

Aldi logo German retailers Aldi Nord and Aldi Süd have adopted a common packaging strategy. The discounters say that they want to reduce the material used in their store brand packaging by 30 percent by 2025 more

05. September 2018 | Economy

Digital label print is No. 1 for the first time

Gallus Smartfire Counting a total of 300, European digital label press installations overtook conventional press sales for the first time in 2017, according to the latest Finat Radar. Published twice a year by the more

05. September 2018 | Economy

Schubert Group acquires B+R Maschinenbau

Barely a month since the insolvency proceedings began in early August, the insolvency administrator for B+R Maschinenbau has found a solution to continue the company in the person of investor more

04. September 2018 | Packaging technology

Red Dot Award goes to Bosch

AFG 5000 The filling and closing machine AFG 5000 from Bosch Packaging Technology recently received a “Red Dot Award” in the category of product design. The assessment was carried out by a 40-member more

29. August 2018 | Packaging technology

Here come the best packaging ideas of the year

Blubberboot The winners of the international competition German Packaging Award 2018 are announced. 226 submissions from ten nations went under the critical eyes of a specialist and main jury. In the end, 40 more

05. July 2018 | Economy

Ball Metalpack to be founded

Aersol can Ball Corporation and Platinum Equity have entered into joint venture and definitive purchase agreements to form Ball Metalpack. This new packaging company will be manufacturing steel containers for aerosol 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

01. June 2018 | Packaging materials & packs | Innovation

Flexible bag with two seals: pop, mix, enjoy

X-Dual Seal RPC bpi protec has launched the X-Dual Seal flexible packaging. According to the manufacturer it provides end-users and manufacturers across a range of markets with extended shelf-life more

20. March 2018 | Packaging technology

Flexible wrapping at high speed

SW 700-D In 2018, Acma will focus on research & development, aiming at improving the quality of its manufacturing processes and supporting the digitalization process under way. According to the company of the Coesia Group, specialized in the design, manufacturing and marketing more

15. March 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

Pioneering approach with PCR

Weener Plastics has introduced non-food standard caps and closures made from up to 100% Post Consumer Recycled (PCR) polypropylene. According to the company, the challenge was finding the right PCR more

07. March 2018 | Economy

Tubes stay stable

Tubes With total production of 10.5 billion tubes in 2017, the member companies of etma – the European tube manufacturers association – continued their path of growth and achieved a year-on-year increase in production of 2%. Overall, the member companies account for some more

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