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 API to introduce improved TA+ Cold Foil at LabelExpo Europe http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsapi-to-introduce-improved-ta-cold-foil-5903867 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsapi-to-introduce-improved-ta-cold-foil-5903867 Foils, laminates and holographic materials manufacturer API is set to introduce its new improved product ‘TA+ cold foil’ at LabelExpo Europe to be held next month. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Mosca introduces new cross-strapping machine for corrugated cardboard industry http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsmosca-introduces-new-cross-strapping-machine-for-corrugated-cardboard-industry-5904150 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsmosca-introduces-new-cross-strapping-machine-for-corrugated-cardboard-industry-5904150 Mosca has introduced its first cross-strapping machine, which is designed to provide flexible and gentle strapping for corrugated cardboard products. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Jordan Jelev selects UPM Raflatac’s material for new Salla Estate wine label http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsjordan-jelev-selects-upm-raflatacs-material-for-new-salla-estate-wine-label-5903851 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsjordan-jelev-selects-upm-raflatacs-material-for-new-salla-estate-wine-label-5903851 Labelmaker Jordan Jelev has created a new label for Bulgarian winemaker Salla Estate using UPM Raflatac’s Velmart White WSA-FSC material. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Crown reports reduction in energy consumption in 2016 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newscrown-reports-reduction-in-energy-consumption-in-2016-5902589 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newscrown-reports-reduction-in-energy-consumption-in-2016-5902589 Metal packaging products supplier Crown has reported a reduction in energy consumption by 5.3% per billion standard units last year, surpassing its earlier stated goal. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Parkside enters partnerships to strengthen global presence http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsparkside-enter-into-partnerships-to-strengthen-global-presence-5902546 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsparkside-enter-into-partnerships-to-strengthen-global-presence-5902546 Packaging company Parkside has decided to expand its presence by collaborating with Australian-based PA Packaging Solutions and US-based Platinum Packaging Group. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Krones to build new training and technology centre in Wisconsin, US http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newskrones-to-build-new-training-and-technology-centre-in-wisconsin-us-5902576 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newskrones-to-build-new-training-and-technology-centre-in-wisconsin-us-5902576 Packaging solutions manufacturer Krones has announced plans to construct a new training and technology centre in Franklin, Wisconsin, US, to enhance it services and facilitate growth. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Croxsons supplies new bottle for 6 O’Clock Gin’s first limited edition product http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newscroxsons-supplies-new-bottle-for-6-oclock-gins-first-limited-edition-product-5901337 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newscroxsons-supplies-new-bottle-for-6-oclock-gins-first-limited-edition-product-5901337 Bramley & Gage-owned 6 O’Clock Gin has introduced its limited edition gin product, the Brunel Edition, in new black bottles manufactured by Croxsons, a glass packaging company. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Ardagh Group to introduce new thermochromic solution for cans http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsardagh-group-to-introduce-new-thermochromic-solution-for-cans-5901388 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsardagh-group-to-introduce-new-thermochromic-solution-for-cans-5901388 Luxembourg-based packaging company Ardagh Group is set to launch a two-stage thermochromic solution equipped with temperature-sensitive inks for aluminium cans. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT M. A. Silva USA opens new manufacturing facility in Portugal http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsm-a-silva-usa-opens-new-manufacturing-facility-in-portugal-5901366 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsm-a-silva-usa-opens-new-manufacturing-facility-in-portugal-5901366 M. A. Silva USA has set up a new manufacturing facility in Santa Maria de Feira, Portugal with an investment of $4.1m. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT tna Australia-Integrated Food Packaging and Processing Equipment http://www.packaging-gateway.com/contractors/machinery/tna-australia/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/contractors/machinery/tna-australia/ tna is the leading supplier of complete turnkey, integrated food packaging and processing solutions worldwide, with an installed base of more than 3,000 systems in over 130 countries globally. tna's ... Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:21:00 GMT Volm launches two new packaging equipment services http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsvolm-introduces-two-new-packaging-equipment-services-5900012 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsvolm-introduces-two-new-packaging-equipment-services-5900012 Automation solutions provider Volm Companies has introduced two new packaging equipment services. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Kite Packaging introduces triangular postal tubes http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newskite-packaging-introduces-triangular-postal-tubes-5900030 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newskite-packaging-introduces-triangular-postal-tubes-5900030 UK-based company Kite Packaging has introduced corrugated triangular postal tubes that are designed to be used as an alternative to conventional round postal tubes. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Uflex Registers 8% Bottom Line Growth (YOY) During First Quarter of FY 2017-2018 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/contractors/materials/uflex/press8bottom-line-yoy.html http://www.packaging-gateway.com/contractors/materials/uflex/press8bottom-line-yoy.html India's largest multinational flexible packaging materials and Solution Company, Uflex has achieved an 8% bottom line growth (YOY) during the quarter ended 30 June 2017. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Amelco uses Mondi's kraft paper to enhance mattress packaging http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsamelco-industries-achieves-optimised-packaging-for-its-mattress-innersprings-with-mondi-product-5899844 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsamelco-industries-achieves-optimised-packaging-for-its-mattress-innersprings-with-mondi-product-5899844 Amelco Industries has optimised the packaging of its mattress innersprings with Mondi’s Advantage MF SpringPack Plus speciality kraft paper. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT International Laboratories recalls Pravastatin Sodium tablets due to mislabelling http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsinternational-laboratories-to-recall-one-lot-of-pravastatin-sodium-tablets-due-to-mislabelling-5899735 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsinternational-laboratories-to-recall-one-lot-of-pravastatin-sodium-tablets-due-to-mislabelling-5899735 International Laboratories has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of one variant of its Pravastatin Sodium tablets due to mislabelling. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Altana acquires NuLabel Technologies’ technology portfolio http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsaltana-acquires-nulabel-technologies-technology-portfolio-5899829 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsaltana-acquires-nulabel-technologies-technology-portfolio-5899829 Specialty chemicals group Altana has acquired US-based NuLabel Technologies’ technology portfolio and its research and development platform for an undisclosed amount. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Nestlé Waters North America adds ‘How2Recyle’ labelling on major US bottled water brands http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsnestl-waters-north-america-introduces-how2recyle-labelling-for-major-us-water-brands-5898546 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsnestl-waters-north-america-introduces-how2recyle-labelling-for-major-us-water-brands-5898546 Beverage manufacturer Nestlé Waters North America has started adding a new recycling instruction, How2Recyle, to the labels on half-litre bottles of all its major brands based in the US. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Recycled PET cuts emissions by nearly 80%, claims study http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsrecycled-pet-cuts-emissions-by-nearly-80-claims-study-5898566 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsrecycled-pet-cuts-emissions-by-nearly-80-claims-study-5898566 A new study has found that recycled PET (rPET) packaging produced by ALPLA’s fully owned subsidiary PET Recycling Team results in nearly 79% lower carbon dioxide emissions compared to new material. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Canada’s Cascades to close New York packaging facility http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newscascades-to-close-new-york-packaging-facility-5898571 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newscascades-to-close-new-york-packaging-facility-5898571 Green packaging and tissue products manufacturer Cascades has decided to close its packaging plant located in Maspeth, New York, as part of its ongoing modernisation and optimisation programme in the north-eastern US. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Toyobo, UPM Raflatac http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-toyobo-upm-raflatac-5897260 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-toyobo-upm-raflatac-5897260 Japanese company Toyobo has reached an agreement with Trias Sentosa (Trias) to set up two joint venture (JV) firms to manufacture and sell the company’s film solutions in Indonesia. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT