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20. February 2019 | Events

Schubert with stronger presence in North America

Durch das praxisnahe Schulungsangebot an den Trainingsmaschinen in Charlotte stellt Schubert einen zuverlässigen Umgang mit den TLM-Anlagen sicher The Germany-based packaging specialist Schubert exhibits at this years ProFood Tech Show in Chicago from 26 to 28 March 2019 for the first time. The company has been more

19. February 2019 | Economy

Better prices and market figures increase Model's revenue

Model Group's headquarters Swiss-based Model Group recorded consolidated group revenue of 991 million Swiss francs (872 million euros) in the 2018 fiscal year. This represents an increase of 8% over the previous year more

14. February 2019 | Recycling

Paper straws for cold drinks

Papierhalme Huhtamaki now offers customers the opportunity to switch to paper straws for consuming cold drinks. According to the company, the new paper straws are made of fiber coming from sustainably more

13. February 2019 | Economy

New testing lab in Berlin

New site in Berlin German company Baumer hhs has relocated its 25 employees in Berlin in early January to a new facility. The new complex reportedly doubles the presence of the Krefeld-based manufacturer more

13. February 2019 | Economy

Falsification Directive takes effect

Falsification Directive takes effect Since 9 February, the new safety regulations of the EU Directive for increasing protection from falsification of medicines have more

13. February 2019 | Packaging technology

Kodak: New Ultrastream and Partnership

Prosper Plus Kodak introduced the new Prosper Plus imprinting solutions for the packaging industry. These solutions include more

11. February 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Flexible and ready-to-drink in Asia

Ecolean for SQZ Shou Quan Zhai (SQZ), founded in 1760 and reportedly one of the oldest food companies in China, is expanding into the beverage market with a new line of ready-to-drink products. The ginger tea more

08. February 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

New oxygen-absorber protects infusion bags

At the Pharmapack trade show, which ended yesterday, Swiss-based chemical group Clariant introduced a new line of Oxy-Guard oxygen-absorber packets for the liquid infusion market. These more

07. February 2019 | Recycling

Recycled PET liners now available across Europe

rPET liner With the recent launch of a portfolio using recycled PET (rPET) liners by US-based Avery Dennison, four labelling constructions are now available across Europe. Georg Müller-Hof, more

07. February 2019 | Economy

Two new members for the PackSynergy network

PackSynergy, that is said to be Europe’s biggest association of small and medium-sized enterprises for packaging, processing and services, is expanding into the British and Norwegian markets more

06. February 2019 | Economy

Klingele: production break in March

The Klingele Group has announced a production break for its paper mill in Weener, Germany for about one week from 10 March. According to the manufacturer of corrugated base paper and more

05. February 2019 | Economy

Faller expands production capacity

XL 106-7 Pharmaceutical packaging producer August Faller has invested in a new printing press at its headquarters in Waldkirch, Germany. According to the company, this investment enables greater more

04. February 2019 | Economy

Restart for Feldmuehle

Heiner Kayser, Feldmuehle Uetersen German paper manufacturer Feldmuehle has restarted with its new focus on the production of wet and alkali resistant Label Papers as well as of Flexible Packaging Papers in February. In more

01. February 2019 | Economy

Goebel IMS opens office in India

Sunil Prabhakar German slitting and winding technology provider Goebel IMS announced the opening of a new branch office in Vadodara, Gujarat/India. According to the company, it has been recording an more

31. January 2019 | Packaging technology

First worldwide standard-compliant packaging printing

Nur eine einzige weltweit erhältliche Bogenoffset-Druckfarbe erfüllt alle Vorschriften für Faltschachteln von Lebensmittelverpackungen Speed, sustainability and flexibility are getting getting more and more important in the field of packaging printing. Due to this, the use of a variety of more

31. January 2019 | Events

Italian machinery group strengthens cosmetics activities

Mill 120 At this year's Cosmopack trade show, Italian machinery manufacturer Marchesini Group will be exhibiting a filling and closing line for more

30. January 2019 | Recycling

Storopack launches new type of grass paper

Paperplus Grass, der neue Graspapiertyp von Storopack, der zur Hälfte aus Gras besteht und der bei der Produktion im Vergleich zu herkömmlichen Sorten Wasser und Energie spart Sustainable packaging is the product to offer these days. Manufacturers of transport and protective packaging also have to deal with this issue. For this reason, the more

30. January 2019 | Recycling

Flip-top closure garners award

Flip-top closure At the All4pack trade fair in Paris, Heinz-Plastics Böhm and Werner & Mertz were recognized with the PackTheFuture award in the largest category, "Ecodesign". The German companies received more

30. January 2019 | Recycling

New zero-waste shopping platform Loop

Neue Einkaufsplattform Loop startet im Frühjahr 2019 in Paris und New York A new era is dawning, an age in which sustainability and e-commerce will be turned into a single innovative solution. During spring of 2019, TerraCycle, a company for recycling complex packaging based in the USA, will team up with more

29. January 2019 | Recycling

Mixed plastic waste for packaging polymers

Saudi-Arabian chemical group Sabic together with its customers Unilever, Vinventions and Walki Group launched certified circular polymers. These are to be manufactured by the group and more

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