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19. June 2019 | Economy

Strong growth in packaging machinery

Case former 1400 s According to VDMA, the past year was very successful for the German manufacturers of food processing and packaging machinery. Production reportedly rose by 8 percent to just under 15.2 billion euros more

19. June 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Dropper Tube is to make vitamin application easier

D3 Piccolo Vitamin D Dropper Tube Global packaging provider Hoffmann Neopac has partnered with Streuli Pharma to launch a dropper tube for direct, precision administering of Vitamin D. As the solution houses vitamin D in more

18. June 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Drupa touchpoint packaging: 20 projects to be developed

The "touchpoint packaging" at Drupa 2020 will be focusing on packaging key issues such as customization and personalization, digitalization, security and authentication. The steering more

18. June 2019 | Recycling

Design for Recycling: Minimum standards consultation process

2019: A turning point for the world of packaging In Germany, the Central Packaging Register (Zentrale Stelle Verpackungsregister; ZSVR) has launched the consultation process for establishing minimum standards for specifying design for more

17. June 2019 | Events

Save the date: Sustainable Packaging in Boston on 10-11 July

On 10 and 11 July, two interrelated packaging events will be taking place in Boston, Massachusetts/USA. The first event on 10 July is the 5th international more

14. June 2019 | Economy

DS Smith remains in a good mood

E-commerce box "Eat the Ball" In 2018/19, the British group DS Smith has increased its revenue to 6,171 million British pounds (6,936 million euros) representing a growth of 12%. According to the company, corrugated box volume more

13. June 2019 | Recycling | Innovation

Spouted pouches made from one material

Mono-material spouted pouches Dow and Menshen, manufacturer of caps, closures and single-serve capsules, introduced the new transformative Reverse Spout Sealing Technology. This technology is said to enable the production of more

12. June 2019 | Economy

New Innovation Center at Grevenbroich inaugurated

The laying of the foundation stone for Actega's new laboratory building Actega Rhenania, a coatings and adhesives company, inaugurated its new laboratory building in Grevenbroich, Germany last week. The company, which belongs to the specialty chemicals group Altana, is more

12. June 2019 | Economy

Cold foil capabilities expanded in Frankfurt

A&R Carton Frankfurt, German member of AR Packaging has invested in a cold foil extension of its Heidelberg nine colour offset printing line in order to answer to the demand of brilliant, repulpable more

12. June 2019 | Recycling

First PE film label made of recycled material

The PE film labels consists of 100 percent reclaimed material, i.e., recycled polyethylene This is said to be the first PE film label made of 100 percent reclaimed material, i.e., of recycled polyethylene. It was developed and implemented by German printing company schäfer-etiketten and more

12. June 2019 | Recycling

Boxon starting pilot sustainability project

Starting in June, Big Bag users can drop FIBC (= Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers) purchased from Boxon free-of-charge at the countrywide collection centers of German company RIGK. The purpose of this partnership is to allow companies to use this return more

11. June 2019 | interpack |

100 million in 2020

Hauptsitz des italienischen Spezialisten für Sekundärverpackungssysteme The Italian Cama Group, developer and manufacturer of secondary packaging systems, is planning sales of 100 million euros for 2020, following 90 million euros expected in the current financial year. These growth targets more

06. June 2019 | People

Valerio Soli new Chairman of Ipack-Ima

Valerio Soli von der Coesia Gruppe ist neuer Chairmen bei der Ipack-Ima Valerio Soli has been named as Chairman of Ipack Ima, a joint venture between Ucima and Fiera Milano. Soli is CEO of a cluster of Coesia Group member companies including more

04. June 2019 | Recycling

New Olive Oil pouch launched

Pouch-up for olive oil Smurfit Kappa has recently launched a new stand-up pouch for olive oil. Part of its Pouch-Up portfolio, the new pouch is available as a 1.5L unit, and weighs 17 times less than its glass counterpart, more

04. June 2019 | Economy

Ifco acquisition has been finalized

Ifco Systems, a global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods, announced that the acquisition by Triton and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has been finalized last week. The two more

04. June 2019 | Packaging technology

Somic: New compact wraparound machine

Readypack wraparound packer With its new compact wraparound packer for a throughput of up to 160 packs a minute, Somic is now presenting a new and compact machine more

03. June 2019 | Economy

Portuguese start-up enters German market

Sérgio Vieira The Portuguese company 360 onlineprint begins to operate in the German market after receiving funds amounting to 18 million euros. The young company, that specializes in marketing services and more

31. May 2019 | Packaging technology

On course for further growth

After extensive investments in the recent years, the demand for products from the Czech plant Ejpovice of the pharmaceutical packaging manufacturer Rondo, Switzerland, continued to increase. Therefore, the machine park was more

29. May 2019 | Recycling

Study: Reducing the use of disposable cups in three years

Single-use coffee cups Germans use 2.8 billion disposable cups for hot drinks annually, or 34 cups per person. Often, these cups and their lids are carelessly disposed of or fall from trash bins, ending up in nature. A current more

29. May 2019 | Recycling

DS Smith partners with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation

UK-based packaging provider DS Smith has signed an agreement to become a Global Partner of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. The partnership reportedly aims to accelerate the company’s circular more

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