Packaging Gateway-Updates The latest content updates from the www.packaging-gateway.com web site http://www.packaging-gateway.com/ en-us http://www.packaging-gateway.com/ Packaging Gateway-Updates http://www.packaging-gateway.com/content/images/logo_big.gif DS Smith Tecnicarton and Plastic 7 develop industrial packaging for automotive industry http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsds-smith-tecnicarton-plastic-7-develop-industrial-packaging-for-automotive-industry-5799819 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsds-smith-tecnicarton-plastic-7-develop-industrial-packaging-for-automotive-industry-5799819 DS Smith Tecnicarton has developed a new industrial packaging solution, Tecnipack container, for Plastic 7, which serves the automotive sector. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT GPI develops new microwave packaging solution http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsgpi-develops-new-microwave-packaging-solution-5799945 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsgpi-develops-new-microwave-packaging-solution-5799945 US-based carton manufacturer Graphic Packaging International (GPI) has developed a new range of microwave packaging solutions. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT tna launches new ultra-high-speed case packer for flexible bags http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newstna-launches-new-ultra-high-speed-case-packer-for-flexible-bags-5799835 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newstna-launches-new-ultra-high-speed-case-packer-for-flexible-bags-5799835 Australian food packaging supplier tna has introduced a new ultra-high-speed case packer, ropac 5, for flexible bag packaging applications. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Idea Box Capital, KOROZO Ambalaj San.ve http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsmas-this-week-idea-box-capital-korozo-ambalaj-sanve-tic-5799460 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsmas-this-week-idea-box-capital-korozo-ambalaj-sanve-tic-5799460 Private equity firm, Idea Box Capital, has announced the acquisition of Drukarnia Ekspres Z Adamska W Adamski Z Kaczmarek from Leszek Czarnecki. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT AIMCAL Marketing Excellence Award 2017 to Uflex for Three-Dimensional Slide to Close Zipper Bag with Side Gusset Handle http://www.packaging-gateway.com/contractors/materials/uflex/pressaimcal-marketing-excellence-award-2017.html http://www.packaging-gateway.com/contractors/materials/uflex/pressaimcal-marketing-excellence-award-2017.html The Association of International Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators (AIMCAL) has given the Marketing Excellence Award 2017 (in food category) to the Three-Dimensional Slide to Close (STC) Zipper Bag with a Side Gusset Handle, manufactured by Uflex Lim… Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:15:00 GMT ProPak China 2017-Packaging and Processing Expo in Shanghai, 12-14 July http://www.packaging-gateway.com/contractors/tba/propak-china-2017/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/contractors/tba/propak-china-2017/ ProPak China is returning to Shanghai New International Expo Centre, SNIEC, Pudong, from 12-14 July 2017, occupying five halls and with the highest number of exhibitors yet. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Pro Mach to unveil capping solutions under Zalkin brand http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newspro-mach-to-unveil-capping-solutions-under-zalkin-brand-5798559 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newspro-mach-to-unveil-capping-solutions-under-zalkin-brand-5798559 US-based Pro Mach is set to introduce its expanded line of capping solutions under the Zalkin brand at the upcoming Interpack 2017 event to be held in Germany next month. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Metsä Board begins operations at new extrusion coating line in Sweden http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsmets-board-begins-operations-at-new-extrusion-coating-line-in-sweden-5798578 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsmets-board-begins-operations-at-new-extrusion-coating-line-in-sweden-5798578 Metsä Board has started operations at a new extrusion coating line situated at its Husum mill site in Sweden. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Packaging Services Europe invests in new site in Leeds, UK http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newspackaging-services-europe-invests-in-new-site-in-leeds-uk-5798552 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newspackaging-services-europe-invests-in-new-site-in-leeds-uk-5798552 Reusable transit packaging specialist Packaging Services Europe (PSE) has made an undisclosed investment in a 30,000ft² site in Leeds, England, UK. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT AIMCAL Marketing Excellence Award 2017 to Uflex for 3D STC Zipper Bag with a Side Gusset Handle http://www.packaging-gateway.com/contractors/materials/uflex/pressaimcal-award-2017.html http://www.packaging-gateway.com/contractors/materials/uflex/pressaimcal-award-2017.html Association of International Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators (AIMCAL) conferred the Marketing Excellence Award 2017 (in food category) to the 3D slide-to-close (STC) zipper bag with a side gusset handle that Uflex manufactured for Samaa Basmati Ric… Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT UK’s Cepac unveils new curved corrugated packaging Arcwise http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsuks-cepac-unveils-new-curved-corrugated-packaging-arcwise-5797112 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsuks-cepac-unveils-new-curved-corrugated-packaging-arcwise-5797112 UK-based Cepac has launched the country’s first curved corrugated packaging solution, Arcwise. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT United Caps to unveil new bi-injection moulding and in-mould labelling solutions http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsunited-caps-to-unveil-new-bi-injection-moulding-and-in-mould-labelling-solutions-5797068 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsunited-caps-to-unveil-new-bi-injection-moulding-and-in-mould-labelling-solutions-5797068 Luxembourg-based United Caps is set to debut its new bi-injection moulding and in-mould labelling solutions at the Interpack 2017 event to be held in Düsseldorf, Germany, next month. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Amcor Rigid Plastics opens new PET bottle manufacturing plant in Texas, US http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsamcor-rigid-plastics-opens-new-pet-bottle-manufacturing-plant-in-texas-us-5797087 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsamcor-rigid-plastics-opens-new-pet-bottle-manufacturing-plant-in-texas-us-5797087 Australia’s Amcor Rigid Plastics has opened a new on-site polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle manufacturing plant at Campbell Soup’s site in Paris, Texas, US. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT New INCPEN insight defends impact of plastic bottles and coffee cups on environment http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsnew-incpen-insight-defends-impact-of-plastic-bottles-and-coffee-cups-on-environment-5795687 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsnew-incpen-insight-defends-impact-of-plastic-bottles-and-coffee-cups-on-environment-5795687 The Industry Council for Research on Packaging & the Environment (INCPEN) has said that all drinks containers including plastic bottles and coffee cups account for less than 15% of the litter found in the marine or land environments. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Munksjö Merges with Ahlstrom to Form Ahlstrom-Munksjö http://www.packaging-gateway.com/contractors/materials/munksjo/pressmunksj-ahlstrom-merge2017.html http://www.packaging-gateway.com/contractors/materials/munksjo/pressmunksj-ahlstrom-merge2017.html As of 1 April 2017, Munksjö Oyj and Ahlstrom Corporation have merged, forming a global leader in sustainable and innovative fibre-based solutions. The name of the combined company has changed to Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj (Ahlstrom-Munksjö). Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Coveris creates packaging for Taste’s new ready-to-eat chicken fillets http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newscoveris-creates-packaging-for-tastes-new-ready-to-eat-chicken-fillets-5795716 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newscoveris-creates-packaging-for-tastes-new-ready-to-eat-chicken-fillets-5795716 UK-based Coveris has developed a new packaging solution for snacking brand Taste’s first range of ready-to-eat chargrilled chicken fillets. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Addivant’s Weston 705 receives FDA approval for use in infant food and breast milk plastic packaging http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsaddivants-weston-705-receives-fda-approval-for-use-in-infant-food-and-breast-milk-plastic-packaging-5795697 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsaddivants-weston-705-receives-fda-approval-for-use-in-infant-food-and-breast-milk-plastic-packaging-5795697 Addivant has secured an approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for using its nonylphenol-free stabiliser, Weston 705, in infant food and breast milk plastic packaging applications. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Canadian researchers develop biodegradable food packaging from irradiated nanofibres http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newscanadian-researchers-develop-biodegradable-food-packaging-from-irradiated-nanofibres-5794350 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newscanadian-researchers-develop-biodegradable-food-packaging-from-irradiated-nanofibres-5794350 Scientists at Research Laboratories in Sciences Applied to Food (RESALA) and Canadian Irradiation Centre (CIC) have developed biodegradable, ‘active’ packaging materials that can be used in food packaging applications. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Tetra Pak launches new digital services solutions to improve customer efficiency http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newstetra-pak-launches-new-digital-services-solutions-to-improve-customer-efficiency-5794366 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newstetra-pak-launches-new-digital-services-solutions-to-improve-customer-efficiency-5794366 Tetra Pak has introduced a new range of digital services solutions that will provide improved maintenance, issue monitoring and resolution for its customers. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Marbach launches new reverse cutting technology for packaging sector http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsmarbach-launches-new-reverse-cutting-technology-for-packaging-sector-5794649 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsmarbach-launches-new-reverse-cutting-technology-for-packaging-sector-5794649 Marbach Group has introduced its new reverse cutting technology for use in various paperboard and corrugated board packaging applications. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT