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18. March 2019 | Economy

Amcor and Bemis: Transaction soon to close

Amcor and Bemis announced that further important progress has been made towards completion of their all-stock transaction, with the filing of shareholder documentation and finalization of more

15. March 2019 | Packaging technology

Monobloc with multifunction

Mini-Monobloc According to US-based machinery manufacturer Filamatic, monobloc liquid filling systems are going through a renaissance. „It’s a challenging, but exciting time for equipment manufacturers,“ says more

14. March 2019 | Recycling

Plastics recycling: Used PP becomes virgin-like PP

PP Recycling US company PureCycle Technologies jointly with Milliken and Nestlé aim to move forward with plans to open the first plant to restore used polypropylene (PP) plastic to 'virgin-like' quality. This plant will more

14. March 2019 | Packaging technology

Turkish packaging company new GPA member

PrintPark in Istanbul/Türkei ist das neueste Mitglied der Global Packaging Alliance (GPA) The new partnership extends the Global Packaging Alliance's reach in the Middle East, one of the most important growing markets. The Turkish packaging more

13. March 2019 | People

Sidel Group – Monica Gimre appointed new CEO

The Tetra Laval Group Board has appointed Ms Monica Gimre, President & CEO of Sidel Group effective July 1, 2019. The appointment follows the more

13. March 2019 | Recycling

One more fibre-based straw

Dolea Straw To help companies offer plastic-free solutions, Dolea has launched a fiber-based straw that reportedly contains no plastic and is recyclable with paper waste. According to the Finnish more

12. March 2019 | Economy

Plant opened in Thailand

Paul & Co Asia German paper core manufacturer Paul & Co has inaugurated a new plant in Tambon Takiantia, Thailand. With the joint venture between the two families of entrepreneurs, Kunert from Germany more

12. March 2019 | Packaging technology

New facility in the Middle East

Die neue Anlage in Dubai umfasse ein neues Schulungs- und Demozentrum Despite all crises, the Middle East is a growing market. Now tna is expanding its presence in the region. In mid-February, a new office with more

12. March 2019 | Recycling

Kaufland is getting rid of the lid

Ab sofort werden Kaffeebecher der Eigenmarke K-to-go ohne Kunststoffdeckel verkauft As part of its plastics strategy REset Plastic, the German Kaufland retail chain is now selling its K-to-go coffee mugs without plastic lids. Instead, the company has integrated a more

11. March 2019 | Marketing

A taste of honey given by an easy snap

Easysnap Egyptian honey brand Golverdy by Italian-Turkish Rahmani Group has been awarded with the Gulfood Innovation Award 2019 in the Best Packaging (Design) Impact category. Gulfood is the world’s more

08. March 2019 | Marketing

Healthy snack in metal

Smoothies in a metal bowl Scandinavian smoothie brand Froosh has chosen metal packaging to house its growing family of fruit smoothies. Responding to consumers’ demand for fresh, nutritious snack items readily more

08. March 2019 | Recycling

Red Herring honors German start-up

Uwe D'Agnone, geschäftsführender Gesellschafter der Creapaper GmbH, mit dem Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award More and more alternative packaging solutions are being awarded. The US business magazine Red Herring recently presented the German start-up Creapaper with more

07. March 2019 | Packaging technology

Faster dried by 30%

At the ICE Europe trade show, Baldwin Technology will present new technologies for converting and plastic film. The presentation reportedly will focus on automated cylinder Cleaning systems, Corona surface pretreatment systems, various drying systems more

06. March 2019 | Recycling

Stable glass packaging recycling rate

Glasrecycling in Europa auf stabil hohem Niveau  Latest industry data on glass recycling confirms that over 12 million tons of glass bottles and jars are collected and recycled in Europe, with an more

05. March 2019 | Economy

Expertise pool and record sales

Turnkey solution In 2018, the Optima packaging group boosted its sales by around 15 percent to more than 400 million euros. According to the German company, this marks a new sales record. More than 85 percent of the sales reportedly were generated abroad. In 2019, more

05. March 2019 | Recycling

Recycling to counter a weak economy

Kautex Maschinenbau, a German manufacturer of plastics processing machinery, wants to counter the current slowdown in sales by investing into sustainable solutions. For this purpose, it plans more

05. March 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Digital connection for wines and spirits

Connected Bottle: starting point for customer interaction, counterfeit protection and collection of market data The new product from spanish international cap manufacturer Ramondin and tesa scribos, an expert in product digitalisation, is a bottle cap that more

04. March 2019 | Packaging technology

Growth target for 2018 achieved

Umsatz steigt um 4,4 % auf 3,85 Mrd. Euro. Das Wachstumsziel von 4 % wurde somit erreicht. Krones, a leading manufacturer of filling and packaging technology, continued to grow in 2018. Revenue increased by more

04. March 2019 | Packaging technology

Award winning label printing

Die Etikettendruckmaschine Océ LabelStream 4000 wurde für die Kombination von ästhetischem Design und Nutzererlebnis ausgezeichnet Established in 1953, the iF Design Awards are recognized internationally as one of the most prestigious awards in the field of design, with outstanding industrial designs chosen from all over the world each year. Canon won the more

01. March 2019 | Events

Digital Services from Weber

At IFFA, the leading international trade fair for the meat industry, Weber Maschinenbau, Germany, will be presenting its portfolio of technical product innovations and digital services. With the tagline "Line up for tomorrow", the more

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