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31. July 2019 | People

CFO leaves Krones

Michael Andersen CFO Michael Andersen leaves the Executive Board of Krones with immediate effect by mutual agreement. Michael Andersen has more

31. July 2019 | Economy

KraussMaffei repositions its brand

Frank Stieler, CEO Munich-based mechanical engineering group KraussMaffei is repositioning itself. The company, which is – by its own account – the world's only provider of ready-to-use system solutions for more

31. July 2019 | Recycling

New compostable double wall cup

New compostable double wall cup Packaging manufacturer Huhtamaki has added a new compostable double walled hot cup to its Bioware compostable range. According to the company, this cup utilizes sustainable more

30. July 2019 | Economy

Heidelberg continues digital transformation

Heidelberg acquires Docufy Following the successful end to financial year 2018/2019, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen aims to vigorously pursue its digital transformation. CEO Rainer Hundsdörfer announced this strategy during the Annual General Meeting last week at the more

26. July 2019 | Economy

Joined forces for paper and paperboard

Switzerland-based producer of multiply paper and paperboard Kapag Karton + Papier and Swedish supplier of multiply paperboard for sign and display Oppboga Bruk joined forces. The more

25. July 2019 | Economy

Milacron to be acquired

Klear Can Hillenbrand will acquire Milacron in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately 2 billion US-dollars. Upon closing, Hillenbrand shareholders will own approximately 84% of more

24. July 2019 | Economy

A new global player in the polymer trade

Meraxis board At the beginning of July, the global plastics market gained a new distributor, the Meraxis Group. It is the result of a merger between two globally active Swiss companies, MB Barter & Trading and Rehau. They aim to more

24. July 2019 | Economy

Trivium: Ardagh and Exal combine their metal packaging businesses

Luxembourg-based Ardagh Group reportedly is to combine its Food & Specialty Metal Packaging business with the business of US-based aluminum container producer Exal Corporation to form Trivium more

24. July 2019 | Events

Focus on digitization of label production

Gallus Labelmaster Gallus, a subsidiary of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, will be focusing on the digitization of label production at the upcoming Labelexpo Europe 2019. Under its motto for the event – “Powered by Your Trust” – the manufacturer will be exhibiting a wide more

24. July 2019 | Economy

Sales still expected to be at the previous year's level

Heidelberg headquarters The business performance of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen in the financial year's first quarter from April to June 2019 reportedly was impacted in particular by the increasing reluctance to invest and the corresponding shift in sales due to more

23. July 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Standard-Knapp is joining the Packaging Experts

The market for packaging solutions for food and beverages is consolidating. Standard-Knapp (S-K) based in Portland, USA, announced that its shareholders have reached an agreement to sell the company to EoL Packaging Experts (EoL), to which the more

17. July 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Metsä Board to establish faster availability

Arrow Box Finnish paper company Metsä Board has announced the start of a new WKL Common Stock Service to help streamline and enhance the order-delivery processes of white kraftliners in continental Europe. The company has created this new service to improve the more

17. July 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

August Faller wins German Innovation Award 2019

Armin Rambach August Faller, a German manufacturer of pharmaceutical packaging, has won the German Innovation Award 2019 in the category “Excellence in Business to Business – Medical more

17. July 2019 | Economy

Krones adjusts its earnings outlook for 2019

Umsatz steigt um 4,4 % auf 3,85 Mrd. Euro. Das Wachstumsziel von 4 % wurde somit erreicht. According to Krones, the uncertain macroeconomic developments, like the unsolved trade conflict between China and USA, as well as the discussion about the sustainability of PET-Packaging, more

17. July 2019 | Recycling

Germans like sustainability when shopping online

According to a YouGov survey commissioned by Trusted Shops, 60 percent of Germans appreciate ecological and social sustainability aspects when shopping on the WWW. One out of five responded that they would be willing to pay more for this. And more

17. July 2019 | Events

Brand design, and the influence of the Bauhaus

Lustige Sieben When the architect Walter Gropius founded the "Bauhaus" in Weimar, Germany a hundred years ago, a many-faceted art school arose that has had a strong impact on esthetic perception to more

16. July 2019 | Recycling

Milk packaging 100 % recyclable by 2025

The New Zealand based dairy company Fonterra is committed to making all its packaging recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025. The cooperative also aims to stop more

12. July 2019 | Packaging technology

Bosch: Packaging Technology sold

Übernahme-Vereinbarung zwischen CVC Capital Partners und Bosch ? vorbehaltlich kartellrechtlicher und anderer Genehmigungen Bosch plans to sell its packaging machinery business in Waiblingen, Germany, to a newly established company managed by CVC Capital Partners. According to the latest information, the company will more

11. July 2019 | Marketing

Luxe Pack's special edition towards sustainability

Eska Jeans The first event in France for environmentally friendly luxury packaging, Edition Speciale by Luxe Pack counted nearly 1,700 visitors, according to the organizers IDICE. “This 1st edition more

10. July 2019 | Recycling

FEFPEB welcomes changes in EU's recycling targets

The European Federation of Wooden Pallet and Packaging Manufacturers (FEFPEB) has welcomed changes to the European Union’s Packaging & Packaging Waste Directive that affect how more

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