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21. November 2017 | Products

New ovenable flow wraps speed up cooking times

New ovenable flow wraps speed up cooking times Food packaging specialist KM Packaging Services has extended its range of ovenable films with new features and benefits for food manufacturers across the world more

21. November 2017 | Products

BASF prints sensors for the IoT

BASF New Business presented together with InnovationLab at Printed Electronics USA in Santa Clara, CA, its Inkset 2000SL and a new demonstrator. Part of the IDTechEx Show, the exhibition is said to be one of the most important trade shows in the USA for the printed more

21. November 2017 | Economy

Skan opens new building in Okinawa

In October Skan Japan celebrated its expansion at the new site in Okinawa. Due to its growth the company had moved into a bigger building at the end of 2016. Founded in 1968, the manufacturer is more

20. November 2017 | Products

Better baling

AutoLoadBaler Since the beginning of this year two half automatic balers “AutoLoadBaler” from German environment engineering company Strautmann are placed at Albert Berner in more

17. November 2017 | Products | Innovation

Inkjet on shrink sleeves

Shrink sleeves At Labelexpo in September, Domino Digital Printing Solutions demonstrated the – by their own account – first ink jet label press printing on shring sleeve labels. The N610i is using the newly launched UV90 six colour UV-curable ink set that reportedly helped to more

16. November 2017 | Products

How to step up digital workflow as a packaging printer

Digital workflow at Jaakkoo-Taara The Finnish high-quality packaging printer Jaakkoo-Taara has advanced its digital print capabilities by optimizing and automating its workflow processes for the production of digitally printed labels and folding cartons. The recently implemented customized workflow more

15. November 2017 | Economy

Fall lifts folding boxes

Rlc folding boxes After a first half of 2017 that was, on average, slightly below the figures for the prior year across all end-use segments, autumn has brought an increase in orders and with it, a significant upswing for the German folding box industry. This applies, in particular, to the more

15. November 2017 | People

Cornelia Fehlner is the new director of FachPack

Cornelia Fehlner FachPack, the European trade fair for packaging, processes and technology, has a new Exhibition Director. In October, 31-year-old Cornelia Fehlner succeeded Heike Slotta. According to Nürnberg Messe, more

15. November 2017 | Economy

Smurfit Kappa opens Experience Centre in France

Experience Centre in Épernay, France Smurfit Kappa has opened a new Experience Centre for Bag-in-Box in Épernay, France, the second one for the division more

14. November 2017 | Events

10 years of Tritan

Tritan copolyester Eastman Chemical is focusing its participation at the Compamed exhibition on its collaborative work in the medical industry, while also setting aside time to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its more

14. November 2017 | Economy

Partnership to advance inkless printing solutions

Datalase & Parc Datalase and Xerox company Parc have entered into a new strategic partnership. According to the partners, the companies will work together to develop photonic printing solutions based on the Datalase more

14. November 2017 | Economy

Aluminium containers: High demand, high costs

Tubes made from aluminium German manufacturers of tubes and aluminium aerosol cans are currently enjoying good market conditions, according to their association GDA (Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie). This is said more

13. November 2017

InPrint: application-near supporting programme

InPrint: application-near supporting programme At this year's InPrint trade show visitors again will benefit from a strong supporting programme. This will include keynote speeches, expert talks, a podium discussion and the innovation awards, all more

10. November 2017 | Products

Premiere: These tubes are made from sugarcane

Bulldog men's skincare tubes RPC M&H Plastics and Bulldog Skincare for Men have joined forces for a new line of skincare packaging, with a sustainable twist. According to the companies, this is the first men’s skincare brand in the world to use Sugarcane as a raw material more

09. November 2017 | Products

Liderpack Awards: Best packaging in Spain

Liderpack Awards 2017: Mojitos Karabeno The Liderpack Awards honoured 27 innovative products manufactured in 2017, plus two projects designed by students. Among all the winning proposals, the jury also awarded the Best in Show distinction to two projects more

08. November 2017 | Economy

Alpha acquires Dutch plant from Graham

PET Preforms Alpha Packaging has acquired Graham Packaging’s plant in Etten-Leur, Netherlands. Terms of the transaction, which was completed on 2 November, were more

08. November 2017 | Economy

Corrugated board: Strong sales growth

In 3Q2017, the members of the German association of corrugated board manufacturers (Verband der Wellpappen-Industrie; VDW) based in Darmstadt, Germany, sold 5.5% (or 1.99 billion sqm) more corrugated board products on a working-day basis than during the same period of more

08. November 2017 | Economy

Model invests in German site

Model packaging The Swiss Model Group is investing in the expansion of the machinery and new construction of an administrative building at its site in Bad Bentheim in northern Germany. According to the company, its school more

07. November 2017 | Economy

Constantia completes sale of Labels division

Constantia Flexibles has completed the sale of its Labels division to Multi-Color Corporation for an enterprise value of approximately 1.15 billion euros. All required regulatory authorities have cleared the transaction, according to the company. The latter reportedly has more

06. November 2017 | Economy

Caps & closures: Coveris expands in Germany

Caps & closures Coveris Rigid has installed 2 continuous compression moulding lines for cap and closure manufacture in the Ravensburg plant in Germany. According to the company, the lines have been functional since their installation in February, with the plant currently producing more

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