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April 2014

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Metallized Labelling for Lurpak
16 April 2014 by ARMetallizing When leading dairy producer Arla Foods wanted to update the Lurpak® Spreadables packaging, they were looking for three things: protection, sustainability and shelf...

BERICAPValve on French Honey
15 April 2014 by BERICAP It is now more than a year since BERICAP first launched the BERICAPValve dosing valve on the...

Spanish Sweets and Lollipops Wrapped in Fast BOPP Film
15 April 2014 by Innovia Films Innovia Films' fast sealing, Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) film is being used by a Spanish confectionery manufacturer to individually wrap its range of lollipops and...

Alvey on YouTube
04 April 2014 by Alvey Group Industrial automation specialists Alvey Group have launched a brand new YouTube channel....

March 2014

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Global Vision to Host Seminar Series in India with Hemetek
27 March 2014 by Global Vision Global Vision and solution provider Hemetek have announced a series of joint seminars entitled 'Securing your Packaging from Design-to-Print', on 8 April in Mumbai and 10 April in New Delhi....

MMK Introduce Accurate
27 March 2014 by Mayr-Melnhof Karton Mayr-Melnhof Karton introduce Accurate™, the new "white" GC2 quality, with impressive brightness (90% Elrepho), high smoothness (1pps), brilliant shine and an extremely attractive white reverse side....

Global Vision Announces Reseller Agreement with Crest Solutions
26 March 2014 by Global Vision Crest Solutions is to deliver Global Vision's proofreading technologies to packaging industries in the UK and Ireland after signing an...

Sustainable Metallized Paperboard Laminate from ARMetallizing
24 March 2014 by ARMetallizing The environment plays a more important role than ever before in how people think about packaging, from the design to the materials...

Innovia Films at Interpack
18 March 2014 by Innovia Films Innovia Films will be in hall 9, stand 9F04 at Interpack in Düsseldorf, Germany, 8-14...

BERICAP to present innovative products at Interpack
18 March 2014 by BERICAP BERICAP will be among the exhibitors at this year's Interpack trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany, 8-14...

40% Cost Reduction on PerfoTec Respiration Control System
18 March 2014 by PerfoTec PerfoTec has further expanded their successful Respiration Control System. At the Fruit Logistica in Berlin, PerfoTec launched the next generation of the innovative packaging...

Atlas at Chinaplas 2014
17 March 2014 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd (UK) will present the latest Atlas CW Series and Titan SR9 Series slitter rewinders for plastic film and flexible materials at Chinaplas 2014, to be held in...

Alvey Group at Intralogistics
14 March 2014 by Alvey Group Alvey Group, represented by Alvey Samovie, would like to invite you to our stand C 41, Hall 6 at SITL Intralogistics. The exhibition is held 1-4 April at the Paris Villepinte Exhibition...

Global Vision Demonstrates Proofware at Interphex 2014
12 March 2014 by Global Vision Global Vision, the industry leader in the development of innovative proofreading technologies, today announced that it will be demonstrating Proofware at Interphex 2014, New York,...

OPTIMA at Interpack
12 March 2014 by Optima Optima will be exhibiting its intelligent process and packaging solutions at the upcoming Interpack trade fair, where the focus will be on flexibility, high outputs and line solutions to...

ColorMatrix Technology Enables Energy Savings for China’s PET Packaging Converters
11 March 2014 by ColorMatrix ColorMatrix, a subsidiary of PolyOne Corporation and a global leader in liquid color and additives for plastics, today announced that its patented Joule™ RHB liquid infra-red absorption...

ARMetallizing and Ommegang Brewery Win Gold Ink Award
06 March 2014 by ARMetallizing The 26th Annual Gold Ink Awards by Printing Impressions Magazine is the most prestigious printing competition for the graphic arts...

February 2014

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INX at Print UV 2014
27 February 2014 by INX As a platinum sponsor for the sixth consecutive year, INX will direct attention to its industry leading expertise in UV/EB technology at the Print UV 2014 conference, 2-4 March at the Wynn...

MMK at Packaging Trade Fairs
27 February 2014 by Mayr-Melnhof Karton Four trade fairs in two months and one positive conclusion: top-class discussions and intense exchanges contribute to outstanding...

Global Vision Implements New 24/7 Customer Support Portal
25 February 2014 by Global Vision Global Vision, the industry leader in the development of innovative proofreading technologies, today announced the availability of a new self-registered, web-enabled 24/7 customer support...

INX International Plans Grand Opening for UK Facility
25 February 2014 by INX INX International UK Ltd. officials will host a grand opening event at its new manufacturing facility in Heywood, England, on 16 April. The largest dedicated two-piece ink structure outside the...

Successful Start-Up of MMK FollaCell
24 February 2014 by Mayr-Melnhof Karton On 2 September 2013, production at the chemothermomechanical pulp mill MMK FollaCell AS, Norway, started...

Titan Celebrates 50th Anniversary in 2014
19 February 2014 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd. is pleased to announce that during 2014 it is celebrating 50 years of excellence in slitting and rewinding technology for its Titan range of...

Global Vision to Spotlight Proofware at Graphics of the Americas Conference and Expo
18 February 2014 by Global Vision Global Vision, the industry leader in the development of innovative proofreading technologies, today announced that it will showcase Proofware at the Graphics of the Americas Conference and...

Andrew Abbott Appointed General Manager of Dantex UK
17 February 2014 by Dantex Dantex is pleased to announce that Andrew Abbott has been promoted to the position of general manager of Dantex Graphics Limited....

Kromopak and Actavis: a Ten-Year Partnership
17 February 2014 by Mayr-Melnhof Karton Uncompromising supply security, optimum quality and service reliability are particularly essential in the pharmaceutical...

Special Offer: New Range of Standard Pallet Conveyors
14 February 2014 by Alvey Group Alvey Group offers you its new range of standard pallet...

Global Vision Releases All-in-One, Cloud-Based, Packaging Inspection Suite
13 February 2014 by Global Vision Proofreading technologies provider Global Vision has released its Proofware suite, a cloud-based, packaging inspection solution....

Liner from MMK: High Quality, Strong Growth
13 February 2014 by Mayr-Melnhof Karton Dynamic growth figures for high-quality liners document non-stop interest in the qualities of Mayr-Melnhof Karton's offset-liner MM Liner™ and MM Topliner™, as well as Flexoliner MM X-Liner™ and...

Innovia Films Achieves Forestry Chain of Custody Certification
11 February 2014 by Innovia Films Innovia Films' Wigton site in the UK has successfully obtained FSC® (Forest Stewardship Council) and PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) Chain of Custody...

The New Generation of Optima Packaging Systems
10 February 2014 by Optima At the Optima Nonwovens stand, customers can follow the production applications of the latest virtual and technological developments in packaging...

Awards for Mayr-Melnhof Karton Recycling Cartonboard
10 February 2014 by Mayr-Melnhof Karton Thanks to its luxury champagne and environmentally friendly cosmetics packaging, Mayr-Melnhof Karton recycling cartonboard impressed the judges on two...

INX Signs Operating Agreement with Chromatic Technologies
10 February 2014 by INX A joint-operation agreement has been announced, which combines the impressive reach of INX and the brand innovation capabilities of Chromatic Technologies (CTI). The global agreement is designed...

Mayr-Melnhof Karton Introduces FOODBOARD
05 February 2014 by Mayr-Melnhof Karton

Asda Becomes First Retailer to Implement PantoneLIVE
05 February 2014 by X-Rite X-Rite and Pantone, Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) brands, today announced that Asda, one of Britain's top value retailers and a wholly owned subsidiary of Wal-Mart, will employ PantoneLIVE™,...

January 2014

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CCL Industries Acquires Majority Interest in Chilean Venture
29 January 2014 by CCL Label CCL Industries, a world leader in specialty label and packaging solutions for global corporations, small businesses and consumers, has announced that it has acquired an additional 12.5% interest...

Plates and More at Packaging Innovations
27 January 2014 by Dantex At Packaging Innovations 2014 Dantex will introduce Truepress Jet L350UV, a digital label press that delivers photo realistic quality and fast, stable...

Hamburg 2013: Parkside Flexibles Participate in their First European Tobacco Exhibition
13 January 2014 by Parkside Flexibles Europe Limited November 2013 saw the Parkside Flexibles Group exhibit at their first European Tobacco Exhibition....

Huge Step Forward in Barrier Technology for the Environmentally Aware
13 January 2014 by Parkside Flexibles Europe Limited After years of research, development and live trials Parkside are pleased to announce that they are the first, and currently the only, manufacturer of printed flexible packaging to be able to...

A Flexo Star for APE Etiquettes
09 January 2014 by Dantex Dantex customer, APE, has, once again, been awarded a Silver FLEXO STAR by the Association Technique Française de la Flexographie (ATF...

Bank of England Announcement Will Result in Additional Investment
03 January 2014 by Innovia Films The Bank of England has announced its decision to adopt polymer bank notes following the completion of its UK-wide consultation process. It is expected to enter into a contract with Innovia...

December 2013

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BERICAP's GALILEO II 29/44 fits on glass and PET
12 December 2013 by BERICAP BERICAP's long skirt LSK EV GALILEO II 29/44 is the contemporary alternative for the syrup...

November 2013

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Add-X Biotech AB Achieves Certificate of Conformity from ESMA in the United Arab Emirates
28 November 2013 by Add-X Biotech Add-X Biotech AB is proud to announce the receipt of the Certificate of Conformity given out by the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology...

Titan SR9-DT Dual Turret Rewinder Boosts Production for Cenveo - Gilbreth Packaging (US)
25 November 2013 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) CMS Gilbreth Packaging Systems, Inc. ("Gilbreth"), a division of Cenveo Labels & Packaging, recently installed a 'new generation' Titan SR9-DT Dual Turret slitter rewinder at its...

Atlas & Titan Slitter Rewinders Report Strong Results from K'2013 Exhibition
15 November 2013 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd. (UK) is pleased to report a significant level of positive enquiries and sales of several Atlas & Titan slitter rewinders during the recent K’2013 exhibition...

October 2013

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Intervention in the heart of a printing plant
31 October 2013 by Zeller+Gmelin Entire label production at Logo Etiketten converted to low-migration and mono-pigmented ink system of...

PolyOne Introduces Efficiency-Boosting ColorMatrix Excelite™ Liquid Foaming Agents
16 October 2013 by ColorMatrix ColorMatrix, a subsidiary of PolyOne Corporation and a global leader in liquid color and additives for plastics, is unveiling new grades of Excelite™ liquid foaming solutions for extruded...

NatureFlex's Breathability Enhances Safety
14 October 2013 by Innovia Films A US company has developed a ground breaking fabric that offers high level chemical protection, using NatureFlex™ from Innovia Films within its...

Atlas & Titan Slitter Rewinders / Press Conference / K'2013 Exhibition
09 October 2013 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) We take pleasure in inviting you to attend the Atlas & Titan Press Conference at the K'2013 exhibition in Düsseldorf,...

Leftover Ink Gets New Lease of Life with X-Rite's InkFormulation: Case Study
08 October 2013 by X-Rite You can find them in many printing companies across Europe: containers holding leftover inks that are too valuable to throw away, but too difficult to reuse unless the exact same job is ordered...

Global Vision Introduces Barcode Verification and Measurement Technologies for PDF Files
07 October 2013 by Global Vision BarProof is the industry's first barcode-verifier designed for pre-press and brand...

September 2013

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Goss Packaging Technology Center will Open in January as Unique Resource
24 September 2013 by Goss International Center will provide the opportunity for brand owners and packaging producers to test, demonstrate and implement cooperative programs to enhance their business proposition through web...

X-Rite Pantone and Sun Chemical Make It Easier for Printers and Converters to Use PantoneLIVE
23 September 2013 by X-Rite New PantoneLIVE libraries cover 80% of the substrates used in the packaging...

EVIAN's New PET Revolution
19 September 2013 by CCL Label New shape with CCL's Pressure Sensitive...

X-Rite Pantone Showcases Case Studies for Packaging Printers at Labelexpo Europe 2013
18 September 2013 by X-Rite Company will demonstrate everything from handheld instruments to cloud-based systems as solutions for colour-matching challenges that label printers...

Compostable Packaging Films Provide Excellent Barrier Against Mineral Oils
12 September 2013 by Innovia Films NatureFlex™ films, manufactured by Innovia Films, have outstanding sustainability credentials and functional performance....

R 400: 'For Your Sleevings Only'
12 September 2013 by PDC Europe Code name: mission packaging, on customers' service....

Pack Expo 2013: Packaging Solutions and Innovations From Allen Field You Won't Want to Miss
12 September 2013 by Allen Field Established in 1945, Allen Field has been providing proprietary and custom design fittings for the packaging, woodworking and textile industries for nearly 70...

Goss International to Present Compelling Web Offset Solution at Labelexpo Europe
09 September 2013 by Goss International Goss Sunday Vpak press offers converters fast ROI for short-medium run lengths. Productivity, quality and cost advantages of new web offset option will be...

BERICAP's Stylish New Press-in Hinge Closure for Metal Cans
05 September 2013 by BERICAP An innovative closure for metal cans ensures robustness and reliability while delivering flexibility and...

OxySense to Demonstrate New Products at PackExpo 2013
03 September 2013 by OxySense OxySense, a pioneer of the first non-invasive optical oxygen analyzers and permeation testing solutions, will be demonstrating multiple products at PackExpo, at Booth S-5605....

August 2013

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Major Investment Committed to Meet Growing Demand
22 August 2013 by Innovia Films Innovia Films, a division of Innovia Group, announced a £20m investment package this week for the installation of additional Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) film capacity and...

NatureFlex Packaging Film Adopted by Fair Trade Tea Company
08 August 2013 by Innovia Films Innovia Films' compostable cellulose-based material, NatureFlex™ NVR, has been chosen by a French company, Les Jardins de Gaïa, to pack its range of organic teas in individual...

Atlas to Present 'Next Generation' CW Series and Titan SR9 Series Slitter Rewinder Technology at K’2013 Exhibition
06 August 2013 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd. (UK) will present its 'next generation' Atlas CW Series and Titan SR9 Series slitter rewinder technology for film and flexible materials at the K'2013 exhibition...

July 2013

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BERICAP at Fachpack: Hall 6, Booth 6-418
30 July 2013 by BERICAP BERICAP, one of the global leading producers of plastic closures, has been presenting its products for many years at FachPack and will again be present at the event in...

Parkside Flexibles Group Announces Installation of New Laser Technology at UK Facility
29 July 2013 by Parkside Flexibles Europe Limited Parkside Flexibles, a manufacturer of printed flexible packaging, is pleased to announce the installation of new laser technology at their Normanton...

Sun Chemical Supports Print and Packaging Industries as They Migrate to X-Rite eXact Spectrophotometer
28 July 2013 by X-Rite eXact offers customers a way to measure true daylight conditions by supporting all the M Standards inclusive of the complete...

OxySense Announces New Multifunctional "BottlePerm" Permeation Fixture
25 July 2013 by OxySense OxySense®, Inc., a pioneer of the first non-invasive optical oxygen analyzers and permeation testing instruments for packaging industries, has announced the addition of its BottlePerm Fixture...

MM Karton FollaCell A.S.
25 July 2013 by Mayr-Melnhof Karton With the pulp mill MMK FollaCell A.S. Mayr-Melnhof Karton secures an independent supply of raw materials with consistently checked in-house semi-chemical pulp for the production of our...

X-Rite Launches i1Profiler v1.5 to Save Time and Resources for Print and Photo Applications
22 July 2013 by X-Rite With Device Link, the i1Pro 2 helps pre-press, pre-media, photo and print operations manage hybrid printing...

GMG Launches GMG ColorProof 5.5
18 July 2013 by GMG Major update of popular, most accurate color proofing system focuses on greater performance and user...

DTM Flexo Services to Represent Atlas & Titan Slitter Rewinders in Canada (excl. British Columbia)
17 July 2013 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd. is pleased to confirm that it has recently appointed DTM Flexo Services as its new agent to represent the range of Atlas & Titan slitter rewinders in...

CCL Industries Completes Avery Dennison Label Converting and Consumer Products Acquisition
16 July 2013 by CCL Label CCL Industries Inc. (TSX:CCL.A)(TSX:CCL.B) ("CCL"), a world leader in specialty label and packaging solutions for global corporations, small businesses and consumers, confirmed that it...

Leading Solutions for Diverse Requirements
15 July 2013 by Optima Machines from Optima Consumer offer the perfect solutions for nearly every application. Equipment ranges from single standard machines through to custom turnkey packaging lines....

Light and Innovative: BERICAP Closures at Drinktec
10 July 2013 by BERICAP BERICAP will be participating once more as an exhibitor at this year's Drinktec event in Munich....

DTM Flexo Services to Represent Atlas & Titan Slitter Rewinders in Canada
10 July 2013 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd. is pleased to confirm that it has recently appointed DTM Flexo Services as its new agent to represent the range of Atlas & Titan slitter rewinders in...

June 2013

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Zoetis Animal Health Selects Global Vision for Worldwide Deployment of Automated Proofreading Solutions
27 June 2013 by Global Vision Zoetis Animal Health purchases Docu-Proof, Digital-Page, ScanTVS and BarProof...

X-Rite Offers NetProfiler with eXact Premium Package
25 June 2013 by X-Rite eXact customers can now harness the power of NetProfiler 3.0 to ensure instruments throughout the world are calibrated to the same virtual...

QCanywhere Exceeds Expectations with More Than 30,000 Deployments
21 June 2013 by Global Vision Resounding success for QCanywhere the industry's first cloud-based document, artwork and print inspection...

BERICAP's One-piece 38mm Closure for Hotfill Applications: Ten Years of Success in the Market
20 June 2013 by BERICAP One-piece DoubleSeal flat closures from BERICAP have been around since 2003 and have proven their...

CCL Setting New Standards for Sustainable Bottle-to-Bottle Recycling
19 June 2013 by CCL Label CCL Label Völkermarkt GmbH in Austria has developed a new Super Stretch Sleeve - Triple S® - that opens up a range of new possibilities and supports a sustainable recycling...

Innovia Films Crowned Apprentice Team of the Year
18 June 2013 by Innovia Films In the final two-day challenge, held this week at Brathay Trust's Cumbrian HQ, they narrowly beat Norse Group and 2012 winners Cobham into second...

Screen Europe launches digital UV label press and appoints Dantex as specialist distributor
18 June 2013 by Dantex Screen Europe announces the commercial launch of the Truepress Jet L350UV - its first UV digital label press - and the appointment of Dantex as European reseller for the new...

GMG to Reveal Powerful New Features in Latest Version of ProductionSuite at FESPA 2013
14 June 2013 by GMG 'All-in-one' production workflow for wide format printing maximises all-round quality and...

ColorMatrix Launches Next-Generation FlexCart™ Liquid Dosing System
06 June 2013 by ColorMatrix ColorMatrix, a subsidiary of PolyOne Corporation and a global leader in liquid color and additives for plastics, today announced the global launch of its latest generation FlexCart™...

BERICAP is Presenting Innovative Closure Techniques for Bottling Procedures
05 June 2013 by BERICAP New closure development allows use of PET PCO 1881 necks for edible...

May 2013

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ColorMatrix Launches Amosorb™ Plus for PET Packaging
20 May 2013 by ColorMatrix ColorMatrix, a subsidiary of PolyOne Corporation and a global leader in liquid color and additives for plastics, today launched Amosorb™ Plus, a high-performance oxygen scavenging solution for...

GMG Releases GMG ColorServer 4.8
16 May 2013 by GMG New features include adjusting data to match proofs to actual production stock and printing directly to a Windows printer from a PDF file...

GMG Commits to Digital Print Industries with Proactive Support of Fogra Process Standard Digital (PSD)
08 May 2013 by GMG GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end colour management software solutions, announced that 13 members of the global GMG Professional Services Team have already completed...

15th Anniversary of One-piece Closure Technology from BERICAP
03 May 2013 by BERICAP In 1998 BERICAP introduced one-piece polyethylene closures with DoubleSeal® technology to the beverage...

Normanton 2013: Parkside Flexibles Group Celebrates the 3rd Anniversary of its Facility in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
03 May 2013 by Parkside Flexibles Europe Limited Parkside Flexibles are pleased to announce the third year anniversary of its world class manufacturing facility in Kuala Lumpur...

Innovia Films' Labels Team Appointment
03 May 2013 by Innovia Films Innovia Films is pleased to announce that Jörg Hofmann will assume the position of market manager Labels - EMEA, commencing 1st May...

Success in the RoSPA Awards 2013 for Parkside Flexibles (Europe) Limited
01 May 2013 by Parkside Flexibles Europe Limited Parkside Flexibles (Europe) Limited, of Wakefield, has had its approach to occupational safety and health recognised in an awards scheme run by safety charity the Royal Society for the...

April 2013

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Event Week at OPTIMA CONSUMER
30 April 2013 by Optima A week of events took place at Optima Consumer GmbH from 8 to 13 April, with one event after...

CCL Label Announces Successful Joint Venture in the Middle East
30 April 2013 by CCL Label Pacman-CCL is a 50:50 joint venture between Albwardy Investment and CCL...

PT ABC President Adopts BERICAP's DS SUS 28/16 7085 SFB CSD3 for its 'Nu' Range of Ready-to-Drink Tea
26 April 2013 by BERICAP PT ABC President is a joint venture between two leading food and beverage companies, PT ABC Central Food Indonesia and Uni President Enterprise Corp. of...

Precision Press will be First to Install New Goss Sunday Vpak Packaging Press Model
24 April 2013 by Goss International Precision Press, an innovative US packaging and label producer for the food, beverage and consumer markets, will be the first in the world to install the new Goss Sunday Vpak web offset...

Demonstration Week Gives Packaging Printers a First-hand Look at Sunday Vpak Press Capabilities
24 April 2013 by Goss International Packaging producers from Europe and North America saw a Goss Sunday Vpak press system print with high quality at high speeds on wide webs during a series of demonstrations at the Goss...

Goss Ships First Sunday Vpak Packaging Press
24 April 2013 by Goss International With intensive print testing completed throughout October at its headquarters in Durham, New Hampshire, Goss International started shipping its first Sunday Vpak packaging press on schedule...

PDC Europe Rewarded for High Elasticity Stretch Sleeve Applicator with Best Eco Efficiency Award
22 April 2013 by PDC Europe PDC Europe has been rewarded at the annual InnoBev Sustainability Awards 2013, which took place in...

Atlas to Present 'Next Generation' CW Series Slitter Rewinder Technology at Chinaplas 2013
17 April 2013 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd. (UK) will present the latest Atlas CW Series and Titan SR9 Series slitter rewinders for film and flexible materials at Chinaplas...

New ALPS Service Audit Programme – a Good Time to Invest to Improve Your Machine Performance
16 April 2013 by ALPS ALPS is offering a new service audit programme with special discounts for orders placed in the second quarter of...

Avoid CO2 and Save N2 in Your Can Packaging Process – with INDOSA proVac Technology
16 April 2013 by Grabher INDOSA - Maschinenbau AG The new INDOSA can process centre CPC 127-10 machine, with its INDOSA proVac Technology, is a breakthrough in the manufacturing of modified atmosphere...

Plastic Connections, Inc. (US) to Expand Business with New Titan ER610 Compact Slitter
11 April 2013 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd. is pleased to confirm that it has recently commissioned a Titan ER610 compact slitter rewinder at Plastic Connections,...

Global Vision Releases Free White Paper on Packaging Gateway
11 April 2013 by Global Vision Global Vision has released a white paper detailing its innovative Scan Wet-ink wet ink roll...

QCanywhere - Revolutionizing Quality Control for Text, Artwork and Print
11 April 2013 by Global Vision As the global marketplace becomes smaller and workers disperse over vast geographical regions, the need for greater internal quality control to ensure brand integrity has become paramount....

PDC Europe's Tamper Evident Sleeve Applicators for Flip-top Caps
04 April 2013 by PDC Europe Flip-top cap suppliers add value to their offer by integrating PDC's tamper evident sleeve applicators in their production...

Design Student puts the Spotlight on Renewable Packaging Films
04 April 2013 by Innovia Films A German design student has put the spotlight on renewable packaging materials thanks to Innovia Films' products and a unique collaboration between several...

Compostable Laminate Packs Provide a Solution to Changing Waste Regulations
04 April 2013 by Innovia Films In 2014, a new EU Packaging Directive is set to come into force, which will place the responsibility for ensuring that 'packaging is not excessive for the purpose intended and is suitable...

Raising the Bar with Compostable Packaging Film
04 April 2013 by Innovia Films A British firm, which helps fuel Olympians, adventurers and sports stars from across the world, has chosen Innovia Films' compostable flexible material,...

Global Vision to host StandardPractice Seminar NYC - A Seminar Series for Digital File Creation
04 April 2013 by Global Vision Global Vision, the industry leader in the development of automated proofreading solutions, today announced that it will be hosting the StandardPractice New York City seminar. This is the...

March 2013

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Global Vision Partners with Four Pees to Provide Automated Proofreading Solutions Internationally
26 March 2013 by Global Vision Four Pees, the leading distributor of software solutions for the print and publishing industry, has been awarded worldwide distribution rights for Global Vision, the industry leader in...

Titan SR9 Series Slitter Rewinder Wins C2 European Converting Innovation Award 2013
21 March 2013 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd. (Bedford, UK) is very pleased to announce that it has won the coveted C2 European Converting Innovation Award for...

FSSC 22000 and ISO 22000 Certificate for BERICAP Brazil (Bericap do Brasil)
18 March 2013 by BERICAP In today's global economy, it is critical that manufacturers and producers of food provide safe, quality...

BERICAP's 33mm One-Piece DoubleSeal Closure for Arla Foods
13 March 2013 by BERICAP Arla Foods' Cravendale white milk converts to PET bottles using BERICAP's DoubleSeal...

High School Student Wins First Place at Science Fair Using OxySense Oxygen Analyzer
13 March 2013 by OxySense OxySense, the leader in optical oxygen measurement systems, congratulates Nashali Naik, who won first place in her science fair category on "How to Breathe...

Global Vision Launches the StandardPractice - A Guide for the Creation of Digital Files
12 March 2013 by Global Vision Global Vision, the industry leader in the development of automated proofreading solutions, today announced the launch of the StandardPractice, the industry's first set of guidelines outlining...

YRG Strengthens Flexo and Packaging Proofing Capabilities with GMG FlexoProof
07 March 2013 by GMG YRG Group, a full-service packaging print solution provider headquartered in York, has invested in the GMG FlexoProof proofing...

Parkside Flexibles Group Announces Europe's First Onsite Secure Waste Management System
07 March 2013 by Parkside Flexibles Europe Limited At Parkside Flexibles we are always looking to innovate, not only in the products we produce, but in the services we offer and in the way we manage our...

Next Generation Atlas & Titan Slitter Rewinders to be Presented at ICE USA 2013
07 March 2013 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment is pleased to confirm its participation at the ICE USA 2013 exhibition in Orlando, Florida, from 9-11 April inclusive, at Booth...

Innovia Group Announce Launch of Innovia Security
05 March 2013 by Innovia Films Innovia Group has successfully acquired the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) shareholding in Securency International and is now sole owner of the...

Global Vision Releases New Version of Artwork Inspection Software
01 March 2013 by Global Vision Global Vision, the industry leader in the development of automated proofreading solutions, today announced a new release of its cutting-edge print and artwork inspection software - Digital-Page...

February 2013

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Next Generation Atlas & Titan Slitter Rewinders to be Presented at ICE Europe 2013
25 February 2013 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment (UK) is pleased to confirm its participation at the ICE Europe 2013 exhibition in Munich, Germany, from 19 - 21 March inclusive, on Stand 321 in Hall...

Global Vision Introduces Scan Wet-ink, a State-of-the-Art Wet Ink Roll Scanner for the Printing Industry
21 February 2013 by Global Vision Global Vision, the industry leader in the development of automated proofreading solutions, today announced the release of its new custom wet ink roll scanner (Scan Wet-ink) for digital scanning...

Dispensing Valve from BERICAP
14 February 2013 by BERICAP BERICAP has acquired the assets and technology to manufacture a dispensing...

OPTIMA – Further Locations and Great Potential for New Developments
14 February 2013 by Optima In the business year 2012, the packaging machine manufacturer Optima (Schwäbisch Hall, Germany) has once again shown positive...

First Atlas CW1040 Series Primary Slitter Rewinder Installed at Tri-Pack Films (Pakistan)
14 February 2013 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment completed the installation of the very first 'next generation' Atlas CW1040 Series primary slitter rewinder at Tri-Pack...

Bak Ambalaj (Turkey) to Install Two More 'Next Generation' Titan SR9-DT Turret Rewinders
14 February 2013 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment successfully launched the 'next generation' Titan SR9-DT (Dual Turret) slitter rewinder in November 2011 at the ICE Europe exhibition in Munich,...

Innovia Films Acquires Securency International from Reserve Bank of Australia
12 February 2013 by Innovia Films UK-based Innovia Films announced that it has signed an agreement with the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) to buy its 50% share in Securency...

PDC Europe is Sleeving with a French Touch
06 February 2013 by PDC Europe Packaging is integrating the sense of touch into its design. Sleeves are hype and dress packages with extravagant...

Outstanding Performance of PDC High Elasticity Stretch Sleeve Application Systems
06 February 2013 by PDC Europe Polyethylene has made unprecedented leaps forward in terms of innovation. Today it stands out of the competition and offers a number of sustainable and cost-saving...

OxySense Hires Jim Margiotta as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing
04 February 2013 by OxySense OxySense, the leader in optical oxygen measurement systems, is proud to announce and welcome Jim Margiotta as senior vice president of Sales and...

January 2013

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CCL Industries Signs Agreement to Acquire Avery Dennison Label Converting Business for $500m
31 January 2013 by CCL Label CCL Industries announced that it has signed a binding agreement to acquire the Office & Consumer Products and Designed & Engineered Solutions businesses of Avery...

CCL Industries and John Watson & Co. End Plans to Combine UK Spirit Label Businesses
30 January 2013 by CCL Label CCL Industries, a world leader in specialty packaging solutions for the consumer products and healthcare industries, announced today that it will not acquire John Watson &...

Optima at ICE Munich 2013: First Modular Line Processing for Advanced Wound Care
24 January 2013 by Optima Optima life science with its Medicon MDC 300 Vario presents a new, modular machine platform for the segment Advanced Wound Care. Processing with this system type can be very simply modified...

OxySense Improves User-Friendliness of Website with Upgrade
23 January 2013 by OxySense OxySense announced an upgrade of its website in order to make the downloading of new and updated software easier and more...

CCL Label Wins Diageo's Supplier of the Year Award
18 January 2013 by CCL Label Diageo honours leading supply partners at second annual Diageo North America supplier...

Optima Releases Book Chronicling Company History to Celebrate 90th Anniversary
11 January 2013 by Optima Be it pharmaceuticals, medical or paper hygiene products, coffee, tea, food products or cosmetics - wherever the filling and packaging products of daily need require the highest standards...

GMG and matchmycolor LLC Enter Partnership to Facilitate Accurate and Efficient Global Colour Management
10 January 2013 by GMG GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end colour management software solutions, announces that matchmycolor LLC and GMG have entered a cooperation...

ValuePlus Builds Foundation for Food Safety with Taiwanese Ministry of Economic Development
08 January 2013 by Selerant ValuePlus, Selerant's sister company, entered an agreement with the Taiwanese Ministry of Economic Development to build a food law database encompassing data for Greater China...

Selerant Gives Home and Consumer Products a Makeover
08 January 2013 by Selerant DevEX HPC Product Lifecycle Management revolutionises product and introduction for Home and Consumer...

Selerant Joins The Sustainability Consortium
08 January 2013 by Selerant Selerant has announced its membership with The Sustainability Consortium, an independent organisation of diverse global...

Chinese Food Enterprise COFCO Group Signs Agreement with Selerant
08 January 2013 by Selerant Selerant announced that it has entered into an agreement with COFCO Group for a multiyear...

Selerant Announces Expansion to Indian Market
08 January 2013 by Selerant Selerant announced its expansion into the Indian market, answering the demand for an untapped PLM (product lifecycle management) market for the process manufacturing...

Selerant Expands Global Food Regulatory Database Services
08 January 2013 by Selerant Selerant released a database for contaminants, pesticides and drug residues for use in China, Taiwan, India, US and...

ColorMatrix Showcases Liquid Color and Additive Technologies at Arabplast 2013
07 January 2013 by ColorMatrix ColorMatrix, a subsidiary of PolyOne Corporation and a leading innovator of liquid color and additives for plastics, will highlight its extensive liquid color and additive technologies portfolio...

CTP Flexibles (South Africa) adds Three Titan ER610 Compact Slitter Rewinders
07 January 2013 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) In recent years CTP flexibles, the Cape Town-based and leading South African converter of flexible packaging materials, has achieved dramatic expansion of its...

December 2012

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OxySense Introduces a Breakthrough Invasive Measurement Device
07 December 2012 by OxySense OxySense, the leader in optical and non-invasive oxygen measurement systems, has announced the new Sidewinder Invasive Measurement...

Chocolate Wrapped in Compostable Packaging Film
04 December 2012 by Innovia Films An Italian consortium of organic producers and farmers has chosen compostable NatureFlex™ from Innovia Films to wrap its range of Fair Trade...

November 2012

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Add-X Biotech Appoints IMCD Italia as Italian Distributor for AddiFlex®
26 November 2012 by Add-X Biotech Swedish bio-tech company Add-X Biotech has signed a distribution agreement with the Italian company IMCD...

CCL Industries Signs Agreement to Acquire Spirits Label Company in Scotland
22 November 2012 by CCL Label CCL Industries, a world leader in specialty packaging solutions for the consumer products and healthcare industries, announced that it has signed a heads of agreement to acquire through...

New Hire for Innovia Films Americas
19 November 2012 by Innovia Films Innovia Films is pleased to announce a new addition to lead its Americas Labels Team - Dan Galovic, who took up his post on 5...

Innovia Films Appoints a New Agent in India
12 November 2012 by Innovia Films Innovia Films (Asia Pacific) Pty Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Shivananda Marketing Pvt Ltd as its agent in India. They will be authorised to sell both the NatureFlex™...

Next Generation Atlas & Titan Slitter Rewinders to be Presented at Arabplast 2013
12 November 2012 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment is pleased to confirm its participation at the Arabplast 2013 exhibition in Dubai, UAE, from 7-10 January, at Stand 4D135 in Hall...

Climate-Smart Pods for Responsible Coffee
06 November 2012 by Korsnäs AB Malongo Coffee supplies the world’s coffee lovers with fair trade coffee and eco-coffee. Korsnäs supplies the packaging industry with climate-smart, paper-based packaging...

Korsnäs White is Made Lighter and Whiter
06 November 2012 by Korsnäs AB A major continuous upgrading of Korsnäs White has yielded two results so far. The whiteness is increased on both sides of the board and the weight has been...

Product Development with Feeling
06 November 2012 by Korsnäs AB Two new Korsnäs products add a dimension to packaging - they are unusual to the touch. If mere visual impact doesn't quite cut it, more customers are looking to a multisensory communication...

A Company that is Actually Doing Something for the Environment
06 November 2012 by Korsnäs AB As one of the first companies in the Swedish forest industry, Korsnäs has introduced complete EPDs for its range of...

October 2012

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CCL Setting New Standards for Sustainable Bottle-to-Bottle Recycling
22 October 2012 by CCL Label CCL Label Meerane GmbH in Germany, the global competence centre for the beverage industry, has developed a special wash-off pressure sensitive...

OxySense to Exhibit Technology at PACK EXPO in Chicago
18 October 2012 by OxySense OxySense will be demonstrating its innovative line of optical oxygen analyzers and permeation testing instruments at PACK EXPO International...

Dantex Holds Digital Open Day in the UK
17 October 2012 by Dantex Dantex is to hold an open day to showcase its new improved 1290 Digital Label Printing System, Rewinder and Coating Unit, and would like to extend an invitation to anyone interested in finding...

Atlas Converting North America Inaugurates Demo Center with Successful Open House for Titan SR9 Series Slitter Rewinder
17 October 2012 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting North America is pleased to report a highly successful inauguration of its new Demonstration Center at a recent 'Open House' event on 20th & 21st September in Charlotte,...

Decapac is Exhibiting at the Emballage Show in Paris
17 October 2012 by Decapac Offering the best packaging for your products - this is the mission for Decapac, the fastest growing branch of the Deca Packaging...

Canadian Coffee Bag Diverts Waste from Landfill
16 October 2012 by Innovia Films Pistol & Burnes, a leading Canadian coffee roasting company, has introduced a fully compostable pack for its Farmer First brand, incorporating cellulose-based NatureFlex™ from Innovia...

BERICAP Release Free White Paper about SCANPACK 2012 on Packaging-gateway.com
16 October 2012 by BERICAP BERICAP will exhibit at the SCANPACK 2012 event to display its innovative capping solutions and products. The company, one of the world's major suppliers of plastic closures, will be at Booth...

Leading Packaging Technologies: From Stand-Alone Machines to Entire Systems
10 October 2012 by Optima Optima is presenting a selection of its comprehensive line of packaging machines for Pharma, Consumer and Nonwovens. The Pharma exhibit displays a variety of methods for processing liquid...

The Modular Revolution: Processes for Change and Scaling for Advanced Wound Care at CompaMed 2012
05 October 2012 by Optima New on the market is the Medicon "MDC 300 - Vario" line from Optima Life Science, for modern wound products, which offers functional variability through simply executed changes or additions to...

Medica 2012: Optima to Showcase Modular Manufacturing System for ELISA
05 October 2012 by Optima Optima Life Science presents a modular and scalable system for automated coating of micro-titer plates for the manufacture of ELISA Test Kits, with the Medicon ImmuCoat® line....

AlpVision to Showcase Mobile Authentication Solutions at PACK EXPO 2012
03 October 2012 by AlpVision AlpVision will exhibit at PACK EXPO 2012 and showcase its iPhone application for instant product authentication and counterfeit...

September 2012

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Frito-Lay and Innovia Films Suit Reconciled
27 September 2012 by Innovia Films Frito-Lay North America Inc, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, and Innovia Films Ltd have resolved their legal issue regarding the patent rights for bio-based multilayer...

M-Tech Plastics (South Africa) Praises Performance of Titan ER610 Compact Slitter Rewinder
27 September 2012 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) M-Tech Plastics, based in Gauteng (Johannesburg), South Africa, is on track towards achieving its long-term service and supply goals, with news of investments in top-class converting equipment...

TASI Group Completes Acquisition of Bonfiglioli Engineering Group
24 September 2012 by ALPS The TASI Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Bonfiglioli Engineering Group, a leading manufacturer of leak rest and quality inspection equipment and systems, serving the...

Meet with CCL Label in Istanbul: Eurasia Packaging, 20-23 September 2012
17 September 2012 by CCL Label Eurasia Packaging 2012 Istanbul, 18th International Packaging Industry Fair was organized by TÜYAP Fairs,...

Compostable Window Pack Helps Keep Bread Fresher for Longer
17 September 2012 by Innovia Films Innovia Films' compostable, cellulose-based material, NatureFlex™, is being used in a new pack design that can keep bread fresher for longer and helps to prevent food...

Dantex Acquires RBCOR Business to Strengthen US Presence
07 September 2012 by Dantex Dantex Corp USA is escalating its presence in North America with the acquisition of RBCOR's business. RBCOR, located in San Marcos, California, has long been recognized as a leading supplier...

August 2012

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GMG Debuts at Labelexpo Americas with Color Management and Label Proofing Solutions
29 August 2012 by GMG GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, will be participating in booth 6408 as an exhibitor for the first time at Labelexpo Americas,...

Two Titan ER610 Slitter Rewinders to Boost Production Capacity for DS Group
23 August 2012 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment is pleased to confirm that it has received an order for two Titan ER610 compact slitter rewinders from Dharampal Satyapal Group (DS Group) based in Noida, India, for...

Independent Study Validates OxyPerm Methodology for Measuring Oxygen Transmission Rates
15 August 2012 by OxySense An article in Packaging Technology and Science, published online in the Wiley Online Library (wileyonlinelibrary.com), confirms the comparability of the Dynamic Accumulations permeation...

Innovia Films to Exhibit at FachPack 2012 in Nuremburg
14 August 2012 by Innovia Films Innovia Films, the leading international producer of speciality substrates, will be exhibiting at FachPack in Nuremberg, Germany. They will be located at Hall 4, Stand...

BERICAP Release Free White Paper about FachPack 2012 on Packaging Gateway
14 August 2012 by BERICAP BERICAP, a global leading producer of plastic closures, will once again be presenting its products at FachPack 2012, and will be located at Hall 6, Booth...

Global Vision Releases Free White Paper
08 August 2012 by Global Vision Global Vision, a world leader in the production of automated proofreading inspection technologies, has released a free white paper on Packaging...

Optima Presents New Packing Technology Systems at Pack Expo 2012
07 August 2012 by Optima For coffee portion packs, Optima Consumer has a line system that produces up to 240 coffee capsules per minute. There is a 100% weighing system in operation that regulates individual dosing with...

Optima to Present Turnkey Equipment for Natural Liquid Additives at FachPack 2012
06 August 2012 by Optima Optima presents turnkey equipment for natural liquid additives used in the beverage industry. Utilising a special process, the round and square containers are sterilised inline before being...

Coras do Brasil is Appointed to Represent Atlas and Titan Slitter Rewinders in Brazil
06 August 2012 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment is pleased to confirm that it has recently appointed Coras do Brasil as its new agent to represent the range of Atlas and Titan slitter rewinders in Brazil. Coras...

Daelim Industrial to Install New Atlas CW1040 Series Primary Film Slitter Early in 2013
06 August 2012 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment is pleased to confirm an order from Daelim Industrial Co. of South Korea for a new 8.7m wide Atlas CW1040 Series primary slitter rewinder. The film slitter will...

July 2012

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Ishida Appoints New General Manager
31 July 2012 by Ishida Europe Ishida Europe has appointed Andreas Hollman as general manager of the company's German subsidiary, Ishida...

Global Vision and Esko to Showcase Revolutionary Technology at Label Expo Americas 2012
31 July 2012 by Global Vision “This partnership is a perfect example of how Esko’s WebCenter can integrate with other market-leading technologies to create an entire managed and secure packaging process,” states...

CCL Industries Acquires Pharmaceutical Label Business in Sydney, Australia
30 July 2012 by CCL Label CCL Industries Inc. (TSX:CCL.A)(TSX:CCL.B), a world leader in specialty packaging solutions for the consumer products and healthcare industries, announced today that it has acquired the assets...

1. Aluminium Tube Design Award Launched by etma
27 July 2012 by Obrist The European Tube Manufacturers Association (etma) has launched a competition to show its appreciation for the humble aluminium...

AlpVision to Introduce Multilayer Brand Protection Solution at Imaging Supplies Coalition Anti-Counterfeiting Conference
25 July 2012 by AlpVision The Imaging Supplies Coalition (ISC) estimates that the worldwide distribution of counterfeit consumable supplies, such as toner and inkjet cartridges, amounts to approximately 4% to 5% of...

Global Vision to Exhibit at Packaging and Labelling 2012
25 July 2012 by Global Vision Global Vision, a world leader when it comes to producing automated proofreading and inspection systems, is set to appear at the Pharma Packaging and Labelling 2012 event in Amsterdam,...

Independent Study Validates OxyPerm Methodology for Measuring Oxygen Rates
19 July 2012 by OxySense An article in Packaging Technology and Science, published online in the Wiley Online Library, confirms the comparability of the Dynamic Accumulations permeation methodology with the...

Flextrus opens sales office in Norway
19 July 2012 by Flextrus Flextrus, a leading supplier of flexible packaging solutions, has strengthened its presence in Norway by setting up a local sales...

Mondi presents bag solutions for the cement industry at Intercem
19 July 2012 by Mondi Mondi participated at last month’s international cement conference Intercem held in Istanbul, Turkey. About 400 international delegates from the cement industry got together from 26-28 June 2012...

FachPack 2012: Join Mondi on a voyage of discovery
19 July 2012 by Mondi International paper and packaging specialist Mondi has selected 'Discover the world of Mondi' as its slogan for this year's FachPack. The leading trade show for the paper and packaging...

New Internet Homepage for BERICAP
11 July 2012 by BERICAP At the start of July 2012, BERICAP presented its new company website. With a new design, enhanced structure and revised contents, the revamped website gives visitors a comprehensive overview...

Compostable Film Chosen to Package Organic Tea
06 July 2012 by Innovia Films Innovia Films’ compostable cellulose-based material, NatureFlex™ NVR, has been chosen by Lebensbaum, to pack its range of organic teas. Founded in Germany in 1979, Lebensbaum is a pioneer in...

Mondi will Enter the Guinness World Records with Longest Ever Drawing
06 July 2012 by Mondi Mondi has successfully set a new world record with the longest drawing on the planet. The 12.02-kilometre artistic record-breaker was drawn on EcoVantage Kraft X 70 g/m² paper, which...

Brand New High Speed Linear Leak Tester
06 July 2012 by ALPS ALPS is proud to introduce the new Speed-Glider container leak tester at NPE 2012. The Speed-Glider is a multiple-station continuous-motion linear container leak tester intended for...

June 2012

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Innovia Films Launches New Natureflex™ Website
26 June 2012 by Innovia Films Innovia Films, the leading international producer of speciality substrates, has launched a new website focusing specifically on its compostable, cellulose-based product, NatureFlex™,...

Heukäufer Folien Confirms Order for Titan ER610 Slitter Rewinder at Drupa 2012
25 June 2012 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd. is pleased to confirm that it received an order for a Titan ER610 compact slitter rewinder from Heukäufer Folien GmbH during the drupa 2012...

A New Name, Consolidation and Expansion for the Optima Group
19 June 2012 by Optima The Optima Group's introduction of a new worldwide corporate logo at the beginning of the year comes as the new brand strategy moves to the forefront....

BERICAP DoubleSeal System for Hotfill Application Leads the Way for Lighter Bottles
01 June 2012 by BERICAP BERICAP's exclusive DoubleSeal 38mm cap technology is now commercially available in the North American market. The design is considered unique for hot fill applications since it will...

May 2012

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FFP Packaging Solutions to Expand Capacity with New Titan SR9 Series Dual Turret Slitter Rewinder
31 May 2012 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) FFP Packaging Solutions, based in Northampton, UK, is one of the country's leading converters and supplier of flexible packaging materials. Ongoing business expansion, including the...

Atlas, Titan Slitter Rewinders Report Strong Results from Drupa 2012 Exhibition
31 May 2012 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd. (UK) is pleased to report a significant level of enquiries and sales of several Titan slitter rewinders during the recent drupa 2012 exhibition in...

AlpVision and Nolato Medical Collaborate to Prevent Counterfeiting of Pharmaceutical Products
16 May 2012 by AlpVision AlpVision and Nolato Medical announce a new partnership to establish collaborative activities to protect primary plastic packaging against counterfeiting....

BERICAP India Gains QMS and FSMS Certification
14 May 2012 by BERICAP BERICAP India has been certified according to the Quality Management System (ISO 9001:2008) and Food Management System (ISO 22000:2005) by BSI....

BERICAP Singapore Marks First Anniversary of Production Site
14 May 2012 by BERICAP At the end of 2010, BERICAP opened a new production site in Singapore with the goal of successfully advancing business in a central location in Southeast Asia and improving customer service,...

Incoplas Launches Breakthrough ISBM Bottles, Based on Total’s Innovative HDPE Technology
08 May 2012 by Total Petrochemicals Based on Total's dedicated HDPE ISBM resin SB 1359, combining excellent processability with outstanding mechanical properties, Incoplas confirms its leadership in servicing the bottle industry...

CCL Label Sleeves Provide Outstanding Decoration Results
03 May 2012 by CCL Label With manufacturing sites in Austria, the UK, France, Thailand, the US, Mexico and Brazil, and licence agreements in many more markets, CCL is able to provide 'local' service in most...

Blue Waters Adopts BERICAP’s DoubleSeal SuperShorty Closures
01 May 2012 by BERICAP Blue Waters bottles are everywhere in the south-eastern English-speaking...

Innovia’s Compostable NatureFlex Films Used for Coffee Packaging
01 May 2012 by Innovia Films Innovia Films' compostable, cellulose-based material, NatureFlex, is helping a New Zealand coffee roaster meet its commitment to being socially and environmentally...

April 2012

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Titan SR9 Series Slitter Rewinder to Demonstrate Exceptional Productivity and Flexibility at drupa 2012
27 April 2012 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment will demonstrate the next-generation TITAN SR9 Series slitting and rewinding technology at drupa 2012 in Düsseldorf,...

GMG to Unveil Two Product Innovations at Drupa 2012
25 April 2012 by GMG Coinciding with the opening of drupa 2012 is the launch of two game-changing product innovations from GMG, a world leader in colour management...

Total Petrochemicals Develops Lumicene® and Eva for Stretch Hoods
24 April 2012 by Total Petrochemicals Multiple challenges are present in the field of load unitization: on one hand the increasing request to reduce the amount of packaging and on the other hand improved load securing...

CCL Label Presents 3D OVD Printing Technology
19 April 2012 by CCL Label 3D optical variable device (OVD) technology is a patented technology that is offered exclusively by CCL, for...

New Emphasis on Shelf Life Studies
13 April 2012 by OxySense With the increasing focus on package lightening and the introduction of new barrier and scavenger films, the food packaging industry is realising the ongoing importance of real time shelf...

AlpVision Launches iPhone 4 Instant Product Authentication
10 April 2012 by AlpVision According to the world customs organisation, the impact of the counterfeit goods traffic on the global economy is becoming greater every year....

BERICAP to Demonstrate Closure Concepts at Cannex 2012
05 April 2012 by BERICAP BERICAP is set to demonstrate a variety of closure concepts for metal packaging, as well as closure solutions for the agro-chemical and the automotive industry, at the Cannex Asia Pacific...

March 2012

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Coven Egidio - Your Specialist for Filling and Crimping Machines for the Perfume Packaging Industry
30 March 2012 by Coven Egidio Coven Egidio is specialised in the manufacturing of filling and crimping machines for the perfume packaging...

Coven Egidio Presents New Products at Cosmoprof 2012
30 March 2012 by Coven Egidio Coven Egidio attended Cosmoprof 2012 in a large booth with new, exciting products designed in the last year for crimping tests, the cleaning of glass perfume bottles, and much...

Optima Awarded Prestigious Design Prize
28 March 2012 by Optima An OPTIMA filling and packaging machine is one of the winners of the renowned Red Dot design award. The prize was awarded for the IS band machine status...

Optima Introduces the Moduline at Hispack 2012
27 March 2012 by Optima When chemicals, foods or cosmetics are to be batched and packaged Optima solutions is the answer, providing premier packaging systems for fluids, pastes and dry...

Printed Electronics Part I: The Next Step into the Future
26 March 2012 by Kroenert Units with complete electronic systems are increasingly replacing the production of individual components. Printed electronics are being applied, particularly in the areas of organic...

Mondi Containerboard Introduces New Key Visuals
23 March 2012 by Mondi Mondi Containerboard has introduced new key visuals which communicate the key properties of each of Mondi's Containerboard...

GMG to Present Revolutionary Spot-Color Technology at drupa 2012
21 March 2012 by GMG With a new, groundbreaking spot-color tool for package printing, a universal cloud solution, the pioneering GMG ProductionSuite and further development of established proof and color...

Optima Group Acquires Doyen Medipharm
16 March 2012 by Optima Optima Group (Germany) has acquired Doyen Medipharm, which specialises in converting and packaging...

MWV's Crescendo® Approved for Chocolate and Confectionery Packaging Market
14 March 2012 by MWV MWV, a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, now has Robinson EN 1230-2 sensory analysis approval for its Crescendo® paperboard for chocolate and confectionery...

A New Age for the BERICAP Long Skirt Closure
13 March 2012 by BERICAP GALILEO® is the registered name for a range of closures from BERICAP that all use its patented technology for moulded hinge...

Mondi Raubling Mill Passes Hygiene Audit
09 March 2012 by Mondi In the sensitive packaging market, sophisticated management systems are required to ensure the quality of the paper grades...

Deca Announces Expansion
06 March 2012 by Decapac With 35 years of experience, Deca has earned a unique place in the packaging industry and has certainly found its position as a packaging and equipment supplier to mid-size food producers in...

Cyklop Teknik Releases New White Paper
06 March 2012 by Cyklop Teknik Cyklop Teknik has been producing stretch film machines since 1993 and has shipped more than 11,000 machines to destinations...

Compostable Packaging Film Provides Fairytale Ending for Premium Sweets
02 March 2012 by Innovia Films Innovia Films' compostable cellulose-based material, NatureFlex™, has been selected by Miss Muffet & Co, to wrap its range of fairytale and nursery rhyme inspired premium...

CCL Auto-Sleeve® Stretch Sleeves - The Highly Elastic Brand Decoration
02 March 2012 by CCL Label CCL Auto-Sleeve® produces a complete range of stretch sleeves suitable for all common PET and HDPE containers regardless of...

monta Achieves Top Rating at D&B
01 March 2012 by monta Klebebandwerk monta Klebebandwerk from Immenstadt, Germany, achieved a top rating at D&B Deutschland in...

Optima Filling and Packaging Equipment Continues Growth Trend
01 March 2012 by Optima In pharma, consumer, nonwovens and life sciences industries, Optima is recognized as one of the leading providers of automated filling and packaging...

February 2012

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Cyklop Teknik - Specialist in Stretch Wrapping Solutions
27 February 2012 by Cyklop Teknik As one of the world's leading suppliers of stretch wrappers Cyklop Teknik understands very well the importance of the packing machine to the production process of your...

Easter Eggs Stand Out in Renewable, Compostable Stand-Up Pouches
21 February 2012 by Innovia Films Innovia Films' renewable, compostable cellulose-based material, NatureFlex™, has won Ganong Bros Limited's approval to pack its range of Easter confectionery in stand-up...

CCL Label: Utilize the Technological and Economical Advantages of Pressure-Sensitive Labels for One-Way and Returnable Bottles
20 February 2012 by CCL Label Pressure-sensitive labels (PSL) promote a significantly cleaner operation associated with PS labeling, as there are no glue delivery lines that need to be warmed up at start up every morning...

Kroenert's PAK 610 Now Available for Solvent-Free Laminating
16 February 2012 by Kroenert For decades, the PAK series by Kroenert has been the benchmark in the domain of wax and hotmelt coating for flexible...

Arconvert and Fedrigoni to Exhibit at Vinitaly
15 February 2012 by Arconvert Arconvert, together with Fedrigoni, will attend the next edition of Vinitaly, which will take place in Verona from 25-28...

Cyklop Teknik to Exhibit New Stretch Wrapper at Drupa Exhibition
10 February 2012 by Cyklop Teknik Cyklop Teknik's satellite stretch wrapper GL 2000 is equipped with the top sheet dispenser ITF, as the goods need protection from dust or dampness on...

Mondi Makes its Corrugated Portfolio More Accessible, Transparent and User-Friendly
08 February 2012 by Mondi Mondi's corrugated portfolio is now more accessible, transparent and user-friendly. Oriented to known and perceived customer needs, the portfolio consists of three clearly defined product...

Gráficas Salaet to Attend HISPACK 2012 Fair in Barcelona
08 February 2012 by Graficas Salaet Gráficas Salaet is pleased to announce that it will attend the HISPACK 2012 fair in Barcelona, Spain, on 15-18 May...

Meet monta Representatives at Ipack Ima in Milan
08 February 2012 by monta Klebebandwerk Ipack Ima, one of the world's most important trade exhibitions for the processing and packaging technology industries, is scheduled for 28 February - 3 March 2012 in...

Winpak Pouch Machine Allows HR Pharmaceuticals to Launch a Sachet Version of its Medical and Personal Lubricants
02 February 2012 by Winpak HR Pharmaceuticals decided to invest in packet production late last year and Winpak's W-12 vertical form/fill/seal pouch/sachet packaging machine has helped the company to achieve this...

January 2012

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Rinstrum Release XD30 Harsh Environment Remote Display
30 January 2012 by Rinstrum The XD30 remote builds on Rinstrum's already successful X320 indicator to create a remote display that is ideal for use in agriculture, food processing, automotive, chemical or...

monta Klebebandwerk Announces Acquisition in Eastern Europe
26 January 2012 by monta Klebebandwerk The Eastern European market is regarded as having a significant growth potential. Johann Amoser, owner of monta Klebebandwerk, explored the idea of entering the packaging tape business in...

Winpak Releases New White Paper on the W-630 Pouch Machine
25 January 2012 by Winpak As a leader in liquid packaging technology, Winpak offers a variety of vertical form-fill-seal machinery for a wide range of pouch applications. The W-630 vertical form-fill-seal pouch machine...

New Laminator Enables Bastin-Pack to Develop New Product Lines
19 January 2012 by Bastin-Pack Bastin-Pack is pleased to announce the acquisition of a new laminator. This state-of-the-art piece of equipment will be operational from January 2012. It will add more capacity and help us...

BERICAP to Attend ProPak Vietnam 2012
18 January 2012 by BERICAP ProPak Vietnam is slated to take place from 29 February to 2 March 2012 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. For the very first time BERICAP will be showcasing its closure solutions at the German...

Innovia Films' Shrink Tightening Film Wraps Ferrero Chocolates
16 January 2012 by Innovia Films Innovia Films' shrink tightening BOPP substrate, Propafilm™ OS, has been selected by global confectionery manufacturer Ferrero to overwrap boxes of its Rondnoir...

Add-X Biotech and Q-Lab Perform First Outdoor Weathering Test Using an Oxo-Biodegradable Plastic Bag
12 January 2012 by Add-X Biotech Add-X Biotech and Q-Lab Corporation have teamed up to perform the first outdoor weathering test using an oxo-biodegradable plastic bag. Add-X is a Swedish biotech company, and the inventor...

Kroenert Wins C2 Innovation Award
11 January 2012 by Kroenert The coveted C2 Innovation Award, an internationally recognised prize for innovation in the converting industry, was awarded at ICE Munich this year. More than 40 companies from around the...

December 2011

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Mondi Tire Kutsan Presents Corrugated Packaging Solutions at Private Label Products Fair
20 December 2011 by Mondi Mondi Tire Kutsan, the leading supplier of the Turkish corrugated packaging industry, attended the 2nd Private Label Products Fair held at the Tüyap Fair, Convention and Congress Center from...

CCL Label: Increase the Shelf Appeal of Your Brand with Pressure-Sensitive Labels - The Trendsetting Premium Decoration
20 December 2011 by CCL Label In a competitive market you need to make a clear choice. Pressure-sensitive labels and the related developments within contemporary labelling technologies offer great flexibility in design...

CTP flexibles (South Africa) to Install Three More Titan ER610 Compact Slitter Rewinders
19 December 2011 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) CTP flexibles, the Cape Town-based and leading South African converter of flexible packaging materials, will be making an exciting start to the New Year 2012 with the arrival and installation...

Aqua Carpatica Chooses BERICAP's SuperShorty® 28mm and 38mm
09 December 2011 by BERICAP The water bottles of Aqua Carpatica catch the consumer's eye with a transparent style with black letters. On the Romanian market they have appeared since last summer with black caps - the...

Mondi's ProVantage Fluting Frigo Forte Meets the Coldest Challenges with Tremendous Strength Properties
06 December 2011 by Mondi Mondi's new ProVantage Fluting Frigo Forte has been developed for heavy-duty, high-strength packaging that is stored in wet or cold...

AlpVision World Premiere: Instant Genuine-Or-Fake Authentication of Moulded Parts with an Iphone4 Application
05 December 2011 by AlpVision AlpVision has made a big step forward in providing mobility for on-the-fly 'Genuine or Fake' verification of moulded parts with an iPhone4 mobile...

Mondi Swiecie Reaches Historic Production Milestone of 20 Million Tonnes of Paper
02 December 2011 by Mondi On 17 November 2011 Mondi Swiecie reached the historic production milestone of 20 million tonnes of...

Mondi Containerboard to Exhibit at Fruit Logistica 2012
02 December 2011 by Mondi Mondi offers outstanding containerboard qualities specifically for fruit and vegetable packaging. Visit Mondi's booth in hall 1.1/stand F-02 (entrance south) at Fruit Logistica 2012, which...

AlpVision Technology Enables Instant 'Genuine-or-Fake' Authentication of Cigarette Packets
01 December 2011 by AlpVision At World Tobacco Expo 2011 in Munich, 8-10 November, AlpVision, the world's leader in digital invisible technologies for product authentication and counterfeit protection, will showcase...

November 2011

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Hai Tian Increases Sales After Converting to New BERICAP Closure
30 November 2011 by BERICAP Hai Tian contacted BERICAP China to develop a new closure for their premier brand 'Yi Ping Xiang', which is packed in 500ml glass bottles with 36mm...

Atlas Converting Equipment Incorporates Subsidiary Company in Shanghai to Support Future Business Development in China
30 November 2011 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment is pleased to confirm that it has recently completed the incorporation of its new China-based subsidiary, A.C.E. (Shanghai) Trading Company...

ExxonMobil Chemical to Present Label Application Technologies at LabelExpo Asia 2011
28 November 2011 by ExxonMobil Chemical Films ExxonMobil Chemical will present its range of oriented polypropylene (OPP) label application technologies at LabelExpo Asia (hall E1, booth B27) from 29 November - 2 December...

Mondi and Siam City Cement Present Sack Kraft Paper for Cement Bags
25 November 2011 by Mondi In August 2010 Mondi and Siam City Cement (SCCC) successfully implemented a high porous bag construction for 50kg cement packaging in...

MWV to Present at Packaging News' 'Packaging for Retail Success' Conference
25 November 2011 by MWV MeadWestvaco Corporation, global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, has announced that Chris Brady, director, Ovenable Food Packaging Solutions, will speak at Packaging News'...

Total Petrochemicals Focuses on Caps and Closures
25 November 2011 by Total Petrochemicals Caps and closures is a key segment for Total Petrochemicals; the company has had a major presence in this market for several...

monta Explains the Current Market Situation for Adhesive Tapes
24 November 2011 by monta Klebebandwerk Another year has passed - faster and more exciting than we could have anticipated. A lot has happened in the market of adhesive...

Valley Grinding & Manufacturing Re-Launches Website
21 November 2011 by Valley Grinding & Manufacturing Valley Grinding & Manufacturing (VG), one of the largest cutting tool manufacturers in the US, has re-launched its...

Mondi Presents New Service Offer Concept at Nordic Wrapping Convention
21 November 2011 by Mondi Mondi Coatings & Consumer Packaging was the host of the Nordic Wrapping Convention, a cross-industry event for the paper and packaging...

Romaco at Pharmtech 2011: Fast and Exact Packaging and Dosing
16 November 2011 by Romaco With the blister packaging machine Noack N 921 and the micro dosing machine Macofar Micro 18, Romaco presents two highlights for the pharmaceutical industry at Pharmtech 2011 in Moscow, Russia....

Next-Generation Titan SR9 Series Dual Turret Slitter Rewinder Launched at the ICE Europe 2011 Exhibition
08 November 2011 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment is pleased to announce the launch of the next-generation Titan SR9 Series slitter rewinder technology at the ICE Europe 2011 exhibition in Munich,...

Mondi Nominated for 2011 FlexoTech International Print & Innovations Award
07 November 2011 by Mondi Thanks to outstanding print results in high definition flexography, Mondi made the final round in the 2011 FlexoTech International Print & Innovations...

Mondi Enlarges Portfolio of Multilayer and Barrier Films with New Seven-Layer Blown Film Extruder
02 November 2011 by Mondi Mondi Napiag has started up a new state-of-the-art blown film extruder, enabling the production of up to 14-layer films with EVOH and PA as barrier...

VersaFlap™ Weatherchem Closure Creates Integrated System that Lets Consumers Scoop, Pour or Sift
01 November 2011 by Weatherchem Weatherchem has developed an innovative rotary-dial design that lets consumers choose however they want to dispense - scoop, pour or...

Weatherchem Creates Innovative MegaFlap™ Closure System with Integrated Scoop
01 November 2011 by Weatherchem Weatherchem has developed the new MegaFlap™, a unique closure system that features an integrated scoop retention mechanism....

October 2011

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Mondi Tire Kutsan Wins Bronze Award for Merope Box
31 October 2011 by Mondi In the second Crescents and Stars for Packaging Competition organised by Packaging Manufacturers Association (ASD), Mondi Tire Kutsan ranked third with its 'Merope Box' packaging in...

Mondi Kraft Paper to Exhibit at MEDICA 2011
26 October 2011 by Mondi Mondi Kraft Paper will be exhibiting at MEDICA 2011, which will take place in Düsseldorf from 16-19...

Optima Introduces Integrated Stretch Palletizer for Nonwoven Products
21 October 2011 by Optima Optima is pleased to introduce its new integrated stretch palletizer for nonwoven products. Optima Group Nonwoven's method of simultaneously stacking and wrapping is unique in the...

Total Petrochemicals Offers a Unique HDPE Product Portfolio for ISBM Equipment
17 October 2011 by Total Petrochemicals With a breakthrough HDPE new resin SB 1359, running even faster than 1,700 bottles/hours/cavity on ISBM equipment, Total confirms its leadership in servicing the bottle industry with...

MWV Listed on DJSI World for Eighth Consecutive Year
17 October 2011 by MWV MeadWestvaco Corporation is pleased to announce that it has been listed on the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the eighth consecutive...

OxySense Announces New Packaging School Initiative
06 October 2011 by OxySense OxySense, the leader in oxygen measurement and monitoring systems for the packaging industries, has announced a new initiative to expand its relationship with college and university level...

Weatherchem’s LiquiFlapper® Closure Helps Cains Food Boost Shelf Impact in New Package Design
05 October 2011 by Weatherchem Cains Foods has been producing and marketing high-quality mayonnaise, dressings and related products for 90 years....

MWV Senior Director of Shopper Ready Solutions David Hayslette to Present at Pira Packaging Summit
03 October 2011 by MWV MeadWestvaco Corporation's David Hayslette, director, Shopper Ready Packaging, will speak at the Pira Packaging Summit in Nice,...

September 2011

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Mondi Wins DFTA Prize for High-Definition Flexo Printing
29 September 2011 by Mondi Mondi has won the DFTA's 2011 prize for high-definition flexo printing, awarded at the ProFlex conference in Stuttgart on 20 September...

monta Goes East
29 September 2011 by monta Klebebandwerk Since 2005 Johann Amoser, owner of monta Klebebandwerk, has held 100% of the shares of Fix-pack Kft. Hungaria, a manufacturer focusing on printed/unprinted self-adhesive tapes for Hungary and...

BERICAP Founds New Production Unit in Buenos Aires
27 September 2011 by BERICAP BERICAP has founded BERICAP Argentina SA in Buenos...

Kroenert Delivers Turnkey Triplex Laminating Plant to Bischof + Klein
27 September 2011 by Kroenert The 'Queen' is the latest addition to the Kroenert-BMB-Drytec group....

Quadpack Presents Brivaplast High-Performance Brushes for Make-Up Artists
26 September 2011 by Quadpack Quadpack is pleased to present Brivaplast's Artist...

CCL Industries Announces $30m Expansion Plan for its Emerging Market Label Operations
26 September 2011 by CCL Label CCL Industries, a world leader in labelling and specialty packaging solutions for the consumer products and healthcare industries, has announced that it plans to invest $30 million during 2011...

Add-X Biotech Signs Hafez Saman Parsian as an Exclusive Distributor in Iran for AddiFlex® Products
22 September 2011 by Add-X Biotech The Swedish bio-tech company Add-X Biotech has signed another distribution agreement, this time with the Iranian company Hafez Saman...

Quadpack Introduces Premium Packaging Innovations at Luxepack
19 September 2011 by Quadpack LuxePack will be held 19-21 October 2011 at the Grimaldi Forum, Monaco....

Energy Saving with KRELUS IR-Heaters
19 September 2011 by KRELUS For more than 35 years KRELUS has specialised in the supply of custom-made infrared heating...

Martin Sauter Appointed General Sales Manager of Optima Group Consumer
19 September 2011 by Optima On 9 September Hans Buehler (managing director of Optima Group) introduced Martin Sauter as the new general sales manager of the Consumer...

Mondi Corrugated Packaging Production Facilities Awarded BRC/IoP Certifications
15 September 2011 by Mondi In Bad Rappenau and Eschenbach, two important production facilities of Mondi Corrugated Packaging, certifications have been awarded according to the BRC/IoP standard. The guidelines, set forth...

Optima Group to Present its Latest Packaging Developments at Pack Expo Las Vegas
15 September 2011 by Optima Optima Group operates in four sectors: Optima Pharma, Consumer, Nonwovens and Life Science. The company manufactures filling and packaging lines, as well as manufacturing systems for medical...

First Horizontal Effervescent Line from Romaco Siebler
14 September 2011 by Romaco For the first time, the product feed on the Romaco Siebler HM 1E/240 horizontal strip packaging line for effervescent tablets can now be monitored at eye-level. The entire packaging process...

Total Petrochemicals' Lumicene® in Polypropylene: New Generation of Random Polypropylene for the Injection Moulding Industry
12 September 2011 by Total Petrochemicals Producers of rigid food packaging, caps and closures, medical devices, pharmaceutical packaging, house wares and kitchen wares will be able to take full advantage of Total Petrochemicals'...

OxySense at PACK EXPO 2011
08 September 2011 by OxySense OxySense has announced it will be exhibiting at PACK EXPO 2011, on 26-28 September at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, US. OxySense will be exhibiting its full line of...

A Feminine Silhouette for Yonwoo's Soft Body Range
05 September 2011 by Quadpack Yonwoo's latest collection offers a new shape in cosmetics packaging. Quadpack presents the Soft Body range, featuring rounded feminine curves for a sophisticated, elegant look. Comprising...

Atlas to Provide Two More Titan ER610 Compact Slitters to Converplast Embalagens
05 September 2011 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Sales of the Titan ER610 compact slitter rewinder to film producers and converters have been particularly successful in Latin America for Atlas Converting Equipment in the last couple of...

iQVision: Australia's First National Vision-Inspection Solutions Firm
02 September 2011 by Matthews Intelligent Identification iQVision is Australia's first dedicated national vision-inspection solutions company. Launched at the beginning of July, the company brings together Australian Machine Vision's (AMV)...

YUPO Europe to Exhibit at Label Expo 2011
01 September 2011 by YUPO YUPO Europe will exhibit at Label Expo in Brussels from 28 September to 1 October. Come and visit us in hall 11 at stand 11Q115 to find out more about our products and...

August 2011

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GMG Proofing Software Now Fully Supports Mimaki UJF-706 Inkjet Printers
31 August 2011 by GMG GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, is pleased to announce that the GMG ColorProof contone and GMG DotProof/FlexoProof halftone proofing...

monta Increases Production Capacity to Meet Demand for Premium Packaging Tapes
31 August 2011 by monta Klebebandwerk Due to increased demand for premium packaging tapes with natural rubber adhesive systems, monta Klebebandwerk of Immenstadt, Germany, is taking aggressive steps to increase production capacity....

VC999's 07S Vacuum Chamber Machine is Ideal for a Wide Variety of Product Shapes and Sizes
30 August 2011 by VC999 Packaging Systems The VC999 07S vacuum chamber machine is ideal for medium to large size production plants and a wide variety of product shapes and sizes. The machine offers outstanding features: Large...

Mondi to Present Process Liner OLMO Paper® at the UTECH Asia/PU China Fair in Shanghai
30 August 2011 by Mondi Mondi Coatings & Consumer Packaging is attending the next edition of the UTECH Asia/PU China fair. The exhibition, held every three years since 1995, will take place from 6 to 8 September...

Kroenert Extends and Expands its Technology Center
25 August 2011 by Kroenert Kroenert-BMB-Drytec has offered its clients a unique service - the Technology Center - since the 1950s. Test machines in production and laboratory format offer a variety of possibilities for...

Global Vision Automated Proofreading Solutions Praised in Customer Satisfaction Survey
24 August 2011 by Global Vision Global Vision, the leader in automated proofreading solutions, has just completed an independent customer satisfaction survey. The results are in: supportive, effective, friendly and efficient...

Winpak Introduces New Solution for Convenient Reclosable Consumer Packaging
23 August 2011 by Winpak Winpak has introduced a new generation solution for convenient reclosable consumer packaging - the Repak film series. Winpak has been in the business of creating innovative packaging ideas...

Winpak Announces New Heat Transfer Label
23 August 2011 by Winpak Winpak is pleased to announce a recent addition to its printed decorating offerings with a commercially available heat transfer label (HTL). Winpak prints HTL on state-of-the-art flexographic...

BERICAP Helps Water Filler to Improve the Package / Opening Performance of its Consumer Products
23 August 2011 by BERICAP BERICAP's HexaLite® 29/25 has been successfully introduced at AGUAS DE MONDARIZ (Spain). Since 1998, the Galician water filler AGUAS DE MONDARIZ has taken steps to reduce raw materials in...

Innovia Films Wins Environmental Leadership Award
22 August 2011 by Innovia Films Innovia Films, the global manufacturer of BOPP and cellulose films used in the packaging and labels industries, has been honoured with an Environmental Leadership Award at the 2011...

Total Petrochemicals, Your Partner in Packaging Film
22 August 2011 by Total Petrochemicals As a long-standing and first choice supplier to the packaging sector, Total Petrochemicals offers a comprehensive range of polyolefin grades for the manufacturing of fibres, injection...

Compostable Packaging Films Provide Effective Barrier Against Mineral Oil Residues
22 August 2011 by Innovia Films Innovia Films manufactures cellulose-based renewable and compostable filmic solutions that offer the necessary oxygen and moisture barrier properties required for dried foods. Now...

Fifties Aussie Beach Culture Comes to Life with SugarBaby
22 August 2011 by Quadpack Quadpack has developed a range of dazzling packs for lifestyle brand SugarBaby in Australia. Using two Yonwoo Jumbo airless containers, the products feature the brand's signature fifties look...

Weatherchem Celebrates 40th Anniversary in Packaging Closures
15 August 2011 by Weatherchem Weatherchem, creator of innovative dispensing closures, is celebrating a milestone few companies achieve - its 40th anniversary. Weatherchem's history ties back to a typical...

Romaco Unipac Tube Filling Line Installed at Colomer Italy
12 August 2011 by Romaco As part of a modernization project, Colomer Italy decided to position its Romaco Unipac U 20100 tube filling line directly underneath the mixing vessels. The result: shorter distances and...

VC999 K7 Chamber Belt Machine - Advanced Technology for Tough Everyday Use
08 August 2011 by VC999 Packaging Systems The VC999 K7 is the ideal vacuum packaging machinery for all industrial production needs. It is compact, efficient and allows flexible application. No matter whether just one product size is to...

BERICAP Weight-Reduced Closures Provide Cost Savings for CARGILL
08 August 2011 by BERICAP In large parts of the edible oil industry, the standard 29/21 neck weighting 2.74g is used for 1l PET bottles. This neck size was developed at a time when plastic closures were meant to fit...

Kroenert Equips its Machines with Sinamic Drives
08 August 2011 by Kroenert It has been confirmed that the Siemens Masterdrive, on the market since 1997, will not be available from 1 October 2011. It is being replaced by the Sinamics drive unit. Kroenert has...

Spirit Uncovers an Ancient Japanese Beauty Secret
08 August 2011 by Quadpack Spirit, a Quadpack Group company, has introduced a great new promotional item for cosmetics companies. The Konjac Sponge is an all-natural product that cleanses and moisturises skin with or...

GMG ColorProof Supports the HP Designjet Z6200
04 August 2011 by GMG GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, now supports the new HP Designjet Z6200 heavy-duty photo printer with the company's GMG ColorProof...

Mondi Industrial Bags Re-Launches Unique Online Shop for Industrial Bags
03 August 2011 by Mondi On 25 July, Mondi Industrial Bags successfully re-launched its unique online shop for industrial bags. The shop was originally started in 2002 and is highly popular among customers. The new...

Yonwoo's New Oval Packs Create an Elegant, Feminine Look
01 August 2011 by Quadpack Yonwoo's new oval packs enable brand owners to get really creative. These original packs come in airless tubes or dip-tube bottles and are ideal for cosmetic ranges that require a feminine look...

July 2011

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ColorMatrix Unveils Global Technology Centre for World-Class R&D
26 July 2011 by ColorMatrix ColorMatrix, a leading innovator in liquid colorants and additives for plastic applications, has expanded its international facilities with the opening of a new state-of-the-art Global...

Quadpack and Apollo to Share a Stand at Cosmeeting, Paris
26 July 2011 by Quadpack Leading pump manufacturer Apollo will be exhibiting alongside Quadpack at Cosmeeting, at Porte de Versailles, Paris, France, from 12 to 14 September 2011. As exclusive European...

Mondi's Versatile Peel Coating Concepts Ensure Product Safety and Maximum User Convenience
21 July 2011 by Mondi The growing share of senior citizens and single households has significantly raised the demand for more convenient packaging solutions. Under the brand name SoftpeelCoat®, Mondi has...

OxySense Releases New Fully Portable, Full-Function Oxygen Measurement Instrument
19 July 2011 by OxySense OxySense has announced the release of its new fully portable, full-function oxygen measurement instrument, the OxySense 6000. The OxySense 6000 is designed for users who need to measure...

Inauguration of New Test Facilities at Quadpack Group Headquarters
18 July 2011 by Quadpack Quadpack Group is proud to present its new packaging test laboratory at its international headquarters in Barcelona, Spain. Operating for the whole group, the extensive new facilities boast...

C.P.M. ContractPharma Produces on Noack Blister Lines
18 July 2011 by Romaco Three Romaco Noack blister lines are currently in action at C.P.M ContractPharma. The compatibility of these three systems speeds up product changeovers and makes the lines more efficient....

Total Ecosolutions: A New Certification for a More Sustainable World
15 July 2011 by Total Petrochemicals How to reconcile energy supply with the fight against climate change? For Total, there is no single answer to this key question, but rather a number of complementary measures coming into...

Shopper-Ready Packaging Enhances Stock Efficiency and Improves the Shopper Experience
13 July 2011 by MWV Shopper-ready packaging is a hybrid system of packaging and merchandising that improves the shopper experience with enhanced organization. It also improves retailer profitability by...

VC999 Presents New Generation of High-Performance Thermoforming Machines
13 July 2011 by VC999 Packaging Systems VC999 Packaging Systems debuts its new i series thermoformer. The i series thermoformer was designed with lifecycle cost in mind. This new system keeps cost of ownership low with open source...

Atlas Converting Equipment Launches New Website for Atlas and Titan Slitter Rewinders
13 July 2011 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment is pleased to announce the launch of its new website at www.atlasconverting.com for Atlas and Titan slitter rewinders. This replaces the temporary website which has...

Nine Atlas and Titan Slitter Rewinders for Three New BOPP Film Production Lines in Brazil
12 July 2011 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment, located in Bedford (UK), is pleased to confirm that it will provide six Atlas film slitters and three Titan secondary slitter rewinders in conjunction with three...

Ralf Thiemann Reports on the Current Market Situation in Packaging Tapes
07 July 2011 by monta Klebebandwerk In a monta news article (2/2010), I risked a prediction for the year 2011. From an economical point of view I was surely right; i.e., the economic growth will, after the corrections of this...

Ian Scott Named as New Managing Director at GMG Worldwide
06 July 2011 by GMG GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, is pleased to announce that Ian Scott has been appointed as managing director, GMG Worldwide. His...

June 2011

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Quadpack Presents a World First: The Apollo Ultimate Foamer
30 June 2011 by Quadpack International cosmetic packaging provider Quadpack is proud to introduce the Apollo Ultimate Foamer, the world's first foam pump designed with no metal parts in the product path. Apollo's...

BERICAP Expands Successful DIN Closure Range to Another Intelligent Pouring System
30 June 2011 by BERICAP When STHIL, the leading manufacturer of chain saws, came to BERICAP with a special request to develop a perfect pouring spout, BERICAP could help. A chain saw needs to be permanently...

Enjoy Significant Energy Savings with KRELUS Custom-Made Infrared Heaters
29 June 2011 by KRELUS The installation of KRELUS infrared heaters allows significant energy savings. For more than 35 years KRELUS has specialised in the supply of custom-made infrared heating solutions. With...

Green Bay Packaging to Expand Labelstock Slitting Capacity with New Atlas OCS-2 Slitter Rewinder
27 June 2011 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Green Bay Packaging is a privately owned, diversified manufacturer of a wide range of paperboard packaging materials with its head office located in Green Bay,...

Quadpack Unveils Airless and Foam Pump Innovations at Make-Up in Paris
27 June 2011 by Quadpack Visitors to the Quadpack stand EST 22 at Make-Up in Paris (23-24 June 2011) were able to learn about the latest innovations in airless and foam pump technologies. We unveiled an exciting new...

Winpak Portion Control Machinery Proves a Big Hit at Interpack
22 June 2011 by Winpak Winpak attended this year's Interpack trade fair in Düsseldorf as an exhibitor. Winpak joined in the stand with Wipak. Winpak Lane, the machinery manufacturing division of Winpak Ltd,...

Roland VersaUV LEC-540 and VersaCAMM VS Printer/Cutter Series Now Supported by GMG Color Management for Packaging Mockup Creation
22 June 2011 by GMG GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, has announced that the company's GMG ColorProof proofing software now fully supports the new Roland...

Mondi's Effusion Bag Wins EUROSAC Grand Prix Sack of the Year 2011
15 June 2011 by Mondi On 20 May 2011, Mondi's Effusion Bag won the EUROSAC Grand Prix and was officially announced as 'Sack of the Year 2011'. EUROSAC, the European Federation of Multiwall Paper Sack...

BERICAP Introduces 38mm Closure for Water at SOLAN DE CABRAS
14 June 2011 by BERICAP Since its development the BERICAP closure SK 38/15 FB DS has been successfully introduced to various markets, such as natural juices, teas, etc. Recently, together with SOLAN DE CABRAS, one...

Promens MHP Receives WorldStar Award in Düsseldorf
10 June 2011 by Promens Materials Handling Products At the ceremony of the World Packaging Association during this year's Interpack exhibition in Düsseldorf, Promens MHP received a World Star Award. This global prize for packaging excellence...

Mondi Produces Eco-Friendly Secondary Packaging Solution for Procter & Gamble
09 June 2011 by Mondi Sustainable development is integral to Mondi's business as it creates long-term value by transforming scarce natural resources into innovative customer solutions. Mondi has made a public...

The Secret's in the Cap: Yonwoo's New 2-in-1 Concealer Packs
08 June 2011 by Quadpack Yonwoo's latest 2-in-1 concealer packs add a touch of style to cosmetic products. Available as either Jumbo jars or tubes, the Dual range is ideal for foundation with concealer or other...

Mondi's Sixth Paper and Corrugated Seminar Attracts Record Number of Attendees
08 June 2011 by Mondi The paper and corrugated seminar held recently at the Swiecie mill in Poland attracted 233 participants from 23 different countries. The main focus of the three-day event was to illuminate...

VC999 Introduces New TS1500 Tray Sealing Machine
08 June 2011 by VC999 Packaging Systems The new VC999 TS1500 is a compact, efficient and fully automated tray sealing machine for medium to large scale production. With this machine you can realise countless individual...

NatureFlex Film Blossoms into Flower Bulb Packaging
08 June 2011 by Innovia Films Innovia Films' transparent, compostable cellulose-based material, NatureFlex™ NVS, has been chosen by a consortium of three Dutch exporters, to pack their range of flower bulbs. This...

Romaco Hits the Nerve of the Packaging Industry
07 June 2011 by Romaco Well over 1,000 visitors to the exhibition booth and more than 800 qualified enquiries from the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries – this was the highly successful outcome of the Romaco...

Weatherchem Creates Closure / Dispenser for Condiments and Sauces
02 June 2011 by Weatherchem Weatherchem, creator of innovative dispensing closures, now offers one of the industry's most innovative closures for the condiments and sauces market. Salad dressings, marinades, salsas, and...

May 2011

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Apollo Appoints Quadpack as Exclusive Distributor
31 May 2011 by Quadpack Quadpack has signed a contract with leading Korean manufacturer Apollo to distribute its innovative range of dispensers in Europe, Australia and New Zealand. The agreement makes...

BERICAP Reflects on Successful Exhibition at This Year's Interpack
27 May 2011 by BERICAP BERICAP again attended this year's Interpack trade fair in Düsseldorf as an exhibitor. In an area of over 180m², the closure manufacturer, which operates internationally,...

Mondi's New Anti-Staining Pouch Offers the Perfect Stainless Retort Solution
26 May 2011 by Mondi Pouches have gained more and more importance, as they are convenient, safe and attractive packaging solutions for the food, pet-food and non-food sector. Eye-catching appearances at the point...

Beer in PET Introduced into the Indian Beer Market
26 May 2011 by BERICAP As an oxygen-sensitive product, beer challenges the PET bottle and the closure with respect to oxygen transmission. Especially for the beer market, BERICAP has developed a closure in 'crown...

GMG Acquires Aurelon and Makes Strategic Entry into the Large-Format Print Production Market
25 May 2011 by GMG GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, has announced the acquisition of Aurelon, located in The Netherlands. Aurelon provides innovative, modular...

Weatherchem Closures are Ideal for Household Chemical Products
23 May 2011 by Weatherchem Weatherchem, creators of innovative dispensing closures, now offers LiquiFlapper® and Flapper® caps for the indoor chemical products market. Regulated more than many other...

Ergonomic Airless Container Emulates the Touch of a Finger
23 May 2011 by Quadpack Finger Touch is Yonwoo's latest airless container for the precise application of sensitive formulas. Using Finger Touch is akin to using your own finger to apply facial skincare products....

Mondi Kraft Paper Extends its Grease Resistance Portfolio with a New Paper Grade
23 May 2011 by Mondi Mondi Kraft Paper has extended its grease resistance portfolio with a new paper grade: Advantage MG White Cote GR. "After intensive research and development we could achieve the...

CSi Industries Wins First Romanian Business Award
17 May 2011 by CSi industries On 10 May 2011 the first ever Romanian Business Award was presented to CSi during the Romanian Business day in the Kyocera Stadium in The Hague. Mr Kees Oosting, CSi's chief operations officer...

Dantex Aquaflex Water Wash Photopolymer Plates are a High-Quality Solution for the Flexographic Printing Industry
17 May 2011 by Dantex Most flexible packaging printers choose to purchase trade shop plates, mainly due to the high costs associated with solvent processing: the equipment, specialised air-conditioning and...

GMG and Four Pees Announce Integrated Solution for Large-Format Production
13 May 2011 by GMG GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, and Four Pees, exclusive worldwide distributor of the PrintFactory software suite, have announced the...

YUPO Europe to Participate at Interpack
11 May 2011 by YUPO YUPO, a market leader in the manufacturing of synthetic papers, will be participating at Interpack in Düsseldorf, Germany, from 12 to 18 May 2011. YUPO will share a stand with...

Lanico Exhibiting Can-Making Equipment at METPACK and Interpack
10 May 2011 by Lanico Lanico produces machines for the can making and canning industry and has become one of the leaders in the field of general line can-making equipment. At this year's METPACK and Interpack...

Lanico to Present ZeroOx Evacuating, Gassing and Seaming Unit at Interpack
10 May 2011 by Lanico The Lanico ZeroOx is a compact fully automatic machine combining evacuating, gassing and seaming of metal or carton cans filled with dry products, which need to be packed under controlled and...

GMG to Focus on Large-Format Printing at FESPA 2011
09 May 2011 by GMG For GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, the focus at this year's FESPA Digital in Hamburg will be on the company's color management solutions...

Weatherchem's NutraGen II™ Closure Developed Specifically for Vitamins and Nutraceuticals Market
06 May 2011 by Weatherchem Weatherchem, creator of innovative dispensing closures, has created a variety of innovative packaging closures for the vitamins, minerals and supplements (VMS) market. Young people on the...

ColorMatrix Receives Industry Recognition for Recyclability in PET Additives
05 May 2011 by ColorMatrix The European PET Bottle Platform (EPBP) has recognised the recyclability of ColorMatrix's oxygen scavenging HyGuard® and light blocking Ultimate UV technologies by concluding that they...

GMG Achieves Substantial Increase in Sales in 2010
05 May 2011 by GMG GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, has announced that the company succeeded in achieving a substantial increase in sales of 30% in...

What Would our World be Without Tape?
04 May 2011 by monta Klebebandwerk At monta, tape was first produced in the late 1960s to replace yarns and strings, the traditional carton sealers of the day. These days a world without tape cannot be imagined. In every...

Mondi Containerboard to Showcase ProVantage Grades at Interpack 2011
03 May 2011 by Mondi At the Interpack booth occupied by Mondi, Mondi Containerboard is presenting a selection of paper grades in the form of mini paper reels. The Mondi booth (9A24) is situated in hall 9....

April 2011

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Atlas Incorporates US Subsidiary Company to Serve North and Central America
28 April 2011 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment is pleased to confirm that it has recently completed the incorporation of its new US-based subsidiary, Atlas Converting North America, which has re-located to...

Atlas Sells Titan ER610 Compact Slitter to Plemsa from ICE USA Booth
28 April 2011 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment is pleased to confirm that it sold the Titan ER610 compact slitter off the booth at the ICE USA exhibition (6-8 April) in Orlando, FL, to Plasticos Especializados...

ColorMatrix Completes Acquisition of Gayson Silicone Dispersions
27 April 2011 by ColorMatrix ColorMatrix Corporation ('ColorMatrix'), the leading global innovator in advanced performance additive, colorant and dosing technologies for the thermoplastic industry, has announced...

Case Packing Systems to Present New Case Packer Range at Interpack
21 April 2011 by Case Packing Systems At the Interpack exhibition, in hall 11 at booth 11E04, Case Packing Systems (CPS) from the Netherlands is presenting its new case packer range. At the Interpack booth one can see the...

Romaco at FCE Pharma 2011: Flexible Solutions Meet Versatile Applications
19 April 2011 by Romaco At this year's FCE Pharma in São Paulo, Brazil, the Romaco Group will show highlights from its packaging and processing sectors. The compact Noack DPN 760 blister packaging machine...

Mondi Develops Innovative System for Zero-Defect Corrugated Packaging Production
15 April 2011 by Mondi In collaboration with Procter & Gamble, the international paper and packaging group Mondi has developed an innovative system for zero-defect corrugated packaging production. The new system...

Optima to Exhibit Innovative Packaging Machinery at Interpack 2011
15 April 2011 by Optima At Interpack 2011, Optima Group will present totally new insights into packaging machinery. The EX-factor not only stands for EXperience - the experience of a new dimension - but also for EXplore...

Mondi and Arden Software Commit to Innovation in New Partnership
15 April 2011 by Mondi Always strongly committed to customer development, packaging optimisation and innovation, Mondi Corrugated Packaging has entered an efficient and long-term cooperation with Arden Software...

CSi Secures Large Order for Pallet Transport
14 April 2011 by CSi industries CSi, the Dutch supplier of intelligent product handling systems, is making sure that one of its clients in France is able to increase its output capacity to 770 pallets by the hour - seven days...

Agfa Graphics to Extend New-Generation Industrial Wide Format with :Anapurna M1600
12 April 2011 by Agfa Graphics New for this year's Sign & Digital UK (Birmingham, UK), ISA (Las Vegas, US) and FESPA (Hamburg, Germany), Agfa Graphics introduces the latest model in the popular :Anapurna range to...

Mondi's Zip&Valve Pouch Ranked Among the Top Three Innovations at CFIA 2011
12 April 2011 by Mondi The Zip&Valve pouch from Mondi Consumer Bags was nominated for the innovation trophy at the CFIA 2011 in the category 'Emballages & Conditionnements'. Mondi's latest development...

BERICAP Releases Next-Generation Hysteresis Capping Head
11 April 2011 by BERICAP For more than seven years BERICAP has offered the capping head BVK, designed by BERICAP. The BVK capping head is equipped with a hysteresis coupling, providing a constant application...

KRELUS Infrared-Heaters Provide Significant Energy Savings
11 April 2011 by KRELUS For more than 35 years, KRELUS has specialised in the supply of custom-made infrared heating solutions. With this long-term experience for customer requirements, we are the most competent...

Kroenert to Establish Further Order in OPV Market
08 April 2011 by Kroenert Kroenert has recently sold a further LabCo type machine for the R2R production of flexible organic photovoltaic cells to a German research organisation. "Due to the LabCo's modularity...

Agfa Graphics to Focus on Sustainability for Print China 2011
07 April 2011 by Agfa Graphics Agfa Graphics has announced that a series of new products that underline print production with considerable lower environmental impact are making their Asian debut at Print China 2011. One...

Agfa Graphics Sets New Standards in 8-up Plate Setting Systems
01 April 2011 by Agfa Graphics Agfa Graphics continues to bring innovative new plate setting solutions to the market. The new 8-up thermal models (:Avalon N8-60 and :Avalon N8-80) feature a new generation laser imager...

Gráficas Salaet to Attend INTERPACK 2011 in Düsseldorf
01 April 2011 by Graficas Salaet Gráficas Salaet is pleased to announce that it will attend the INTERPACK 2011 fair in Düsseldorf, Germany, on 12-18 May 2011. The paper and cardboard goods manufacturer for the...

Robbins & Myers Sells Romaco Group to Deutsche Beteiligungs
01 April 2011 by Romaco Robbins & Myers (R&M) has announced the sale of its Romaco Group (Romaco) to Deutsche Beteiligungs (DBAG) and its managed closed-end private equity Fund V in a management buyout....

Matthews Celebrates Design Achievements with APPMA Accolade
01 April 2011 by Matthews Intelligent Identification Matthews Intelligent Identification has won the APPMA Design Achievement Award for its Australian-developed iDSnet at AUSPACK 2011. Awards judge Wade Leslie, director of Robotize, said...

March 2011

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Agfa Graphics to Install a Second :M-Press Tiger at Cestrian
31 March 2011 by Agfa Graphics Agfa has announced that Cestrian Imaging, one of the UK's leading digital print suppliers, has purchased its second :M-Press Tiger. This comes right after a recent quality upgrade of the...

Innovative Closure Solutions for Spices / Seasonings Available from Weatherchem
31 March 2011 by Weatherchem Weatherchem, creator of innovative dispensing closures, has created a variety of innovative packaging closures for spice and seasoning manufacturers. Weatherchem has moved forward with a...

AlpVision President Presents Conference at Pharmapack 2011
31 March 2011 by AlpVision AlpVision's president, Dr Martin Kutter, presented a conference on 24 Febuary entitled 'Managing a worldwide anti-counterfeiting program using an Internet Web application' in front of about...

Innovia Films Launches New Corporate Website
29 March 2011 by Innovia Films Innovia Films, the leading international producer of speciality BOPP and cellulose substrates, has launched a new corporate website at www.innoviafilms.com. The new design features...

GMG Presents New Versions of GMG ColorServer, GMG InkOptimizer and GMG SmartProfiler
29 March 2011 by GMG GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, is presenting the newly released Version 4.7 of its GMG ColorServer and GMG InkOptimizer color...

GMG to Exhibit Solutions for Digital and Large-Format Printing at FESPA 2011
29 March 2011 by GMG GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, will be represented at the exhibition booths of its technology partners HP (hall A4, C40/41) and Mimaki...

monta Representatives Available for Meetings at Interpack in Düsseldorf
29 March 2011 by monta Klebebandwerk Interpack, the world's most important trade fair for the packaging sector and related processing industries, is scheduled for 12-18 May in Düsseldorf. monta representatives from...

Spirit Acquired by Multinational Packaging Group Quadpack
29 March 2011 by Quadpack International packaging provider Quadpack has taken a controlling interest in promotional company Spirit Ltd, to complement its offering to the health and beauty industry. Quadpack, a...

Innovia Films to Exhibit at Interpack
29 March 2011 by Innovia Films Innovia Films will exhibit at Interpack in hall 9 at stand G03. Innovia Films is a major international producer of biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) and cellulose (Cellophane™)...

BERICAP to Exhibit at This Year's Interpack
22 March 2011 by BERICAP BERICAP will once again be exhibiting at this year's Interpack trade fair in Düsseldorf. In hall 10 at stand E 67, on an exhibition stand over 180m² in size, the international...

Bluetree Turns to GMG for Consistent Colour Across Six Different Wide-Format Printers
21 March 2011 by GMG Rotherham's Bluetree has guaranteed colour consistency across its diverse portfolio of large-format digital printers by centralising colour management with GMG ColorServer and GMG...

AlpVision Signs Deals with Two More Pharma Manufacturers for Covert Digital Solutions
21 March 2011 by AlpVision Following Debiopharm's decision to rely on AlpVision anti-counterfeiting solutions to protect their products against counterfeits, which was reported back in January 2011, two other...

BERICAP's PUSH PULL Next Generation Closure Finds Success in the Market
18 March 2011 by BERICAP Sports caps are solutions for 'On-the-Go' consumption, when people travel or take part in sports and want to have a 'quick-close' option. The BERICAP PUSH PULL Next Generation fulfils such...

Weatherchem Offers Innovative Packaging Closures for the Pet Food / Pet Care Market
18 March 2011 by Weatherchem Weatherchem, creator of innovative dispensing closures, now offers one of the industry's most innovative closures for the pet food and pet care markets. While many market segments...

Matthews Prepares for Australian Launch of Top-Level LPA
18 March 2011 by Matthews Intelligent Identification Matthews Intelligent Identification will launch the Avery ALX 735 wipe-on label printer applicator (LPA) in Australia at AUSPACK 2011. Product manager Mark Dingley says this top-level...

Romaco Group at Interpack 2011: Outstanding Operating Efficiency with Low Lifecycle Costs
18 March 2011 by Romaco At this year's Interpack in Düsseldorf the Romaco Group will be showing an innovative range of new packaging and processing equipment across a wide range of applications. Highly...

Package Code Management to be Covered at AIP forum
18 March 2011 by Matthews Intelligent Identification 'The Packaging Supply Chain' is the theme behind the fourth biennial AIP National Technical Forum, which will be held alongside AUSPACK Plus 2011. Phil Biggs, national sales and...

BERICAP Develops New Closure to Meet Consumer Demand for Smaller Bottle Necks
17 March 2011 by BERICAP Consumer studies have shown that smaller neck sizes between 32mm to 35mm are more convenient for drinking compared to 38mm neck diameter. Realising the result of the consumer research,...

AlpVision to Bring its Covert Product Authentication Solutions to Interphex 2011
17 March 2011 by AlpVision To increase its presence in North America AlpVision will be exhibiting at Interphex 2011 in New York, 29-31 March, and speaking at the 3rd Pharma Packaging and Labeling USA 2011, 12-13 April...

Matthews to Launch iDSnet Manager Version 2 at AUSPACK
16 March 2011 by Matthews Intelligent Identification Matthews Intelligent Identification will launch iDSnet Manager Version 2 at AUSPACK 2011. Matthews' locally developed iDSnet suite integrates all coding and labelling equipment to deliver...

Mondi Provides Sustainable Bag Solutions for Future Generations
16 March 2011 by Mondi Awareness of environmental issues is constantly increasing and waste management directives are becoming more and more restrictive throughout the world. Waste prevention, re-usage, recycling...

Rick Fox to Share Packaging Supply Chain Trends at AIP Forum
16 March 2011 by Matthews Intelligent Identification Rick Fox, president and CEO of FOX IV Technologies USA, is scheduled to join a panel of packaging industry experts for two days of presentations and discussions as the Australian Institute...

Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8300s and iPF6300s Inkjet Printers Now Supported by GMG
16 March 2011 by GMG GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, has announced that the brand-new Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8300s and iPF6300s inkjet printers based on the...

GMG UK Acquires Complete Workflow Solutions
16 March 2011 by GMG GMG UK, a leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, has acquired Complete Workflow Solutions (CWS). CWS has become an independent subsidiary company of the...

Graficas Salaet to Attend INTERSICOP 2011 in Madrid
15 March 2011 by Graficas Salaet Graficas Salaet is pleased to announce that it will attend the INTERSICOP 2011 fair in Madrid, Spain, on 24-28 March 2011. The paper and cardboard goods manufacturer for the food industry...

Titan ER610 Compact Slitter Rewinder from Atlas Achieves Significant Success Throughout Latin America
14 March 2011 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment is pleased to confirm it has achieved significant sales of its Titan ER610 compact slitter rewinder to film producers and converters throughout South America in the...

monta Releases Video of Splicing Tape
11 March 2011 by monta Klebebandwerk On 9 February 2011 we informed you about monta's special splicing tape. A demonstration of the splicing process in a blister pack operation, illustrating the importance of proper splicing...

BOPP Label Films Reduce Pack Weight and Waste
11 March 2011 by Innovia Films Innovia Films, the world leading, innovative producer of speciality BOPP and cellulose substrates for a variety of labelling techniques, has launched a new range of films suitable for...

Mondi Introduces High-Definition Flexo Print Technology for Flexible Packaging
10 March 2011 by Mondi Flexographic printing is very popular as it enables producers to have various packaging designs and small print runs. Mondi Coatings & Consumer Packaging has implemented high-definition...

monta Examines the Factors Surrounding the Recent Price Explosion for Natural Rubber
09 March 2011 by monta Klebebandwerk Natural rubber is, next to film and resin, one of the three major components in monta's self-adhesive tapes. The tremendous price increase of natural rubber during the past months has led and...

Mondi Presents Process Liner OLMO® to Indian Slabstock Producers at PU TECH in New Delhi
08 March 2011 by Mondi Mondi will present its unique concept of OLMO® paper at the third edition of the Polyurethane Exhibition and Conference, the PU TECH 2011, which will take place 9-11 March. This process...

Pakistan Supermarket Chain Utility Stores Corporation Chooses AddiFlex®
07 March 2011 by Add-X Biotech The Swedish bio-tech company Add-X Biotech has received a tender from the Pakistani supermarket Utility Stores Corporation of Pakistan for the use of AddiFlex®. Utility Stores...

Future-Oriented Investment at Mondi Bad Rappenau: €4m High-Quality Post Printer
07 March 2011 by Mondi Thanks to the new seven-colour high quality post printer (HQPP), Mondi's Bad Rappenau corrugated packaging site will be even better able to compete in the market and meet customers' ever...

Weatherchem Offers a Complete Solution for the Sweetener and Confections Market
04 March 2011 by Weatherchem Weatherchem, the creators of innovative dispensing closures, now offers one of the industry's most innovative closure product lines for the sweets/confectionery market. The confections...

Quadpack: Get Up Close and Personal at Cosmoprof 2011
04 March 2011 by Quadpack The 2011 edition of Cosmoprof (18-21 March, Bologna, Italy) is set to be the most exciting to date for Quadpack. Our new, boutique-style stand (C55/D56) will invite visitors to experience...

Mondi Seminar: From Fibre to Corrugated Board
03 March 2011 by Mondi From Fibre to Corrugated Board is a unique seminar for people working in the paper and packaging industry. Long-time specialists within the industry share their knowledge and experience about...

Printex to Exhibit at Wine and Spirits Wholesalers Convention 10-13 April
02 March 2011 by Printex Packaging Printex Packaging, the original innovator of clear plastic folding carton, will be exhibiting for the first time at the 68th Annual Wine and Spirits Wholesalers Convention in Orlando,...

Detmold Group Expands into Vietnam and the Middle East
01 March 2011 by Detmold Flexibles Detmold Group has recently expanded into Vietnam and the Middle East. The new plants will expand the Group's global footprint, allowing them to grow through the UAE and GCC as well as create...

Detmold Group Expands Global Footprint with New Appointments in Vietnam and the Middle East
01 March 2011 by Detmold Industrial Packaging Detmold Group has recently expanded into Vietnam and the Middle East. The new plants will expand the Group's global footprint, allowing them to grow through the UAE and GCC as well as create...

February 2011

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Quadpack Develops Innovative Glass Bottle for Nude Advanced Cellular Renewal Serum
24 February 2011 by Quadpack Nude's worldwide bestseller Advanced Cellular Renewal Serum comes in an innovative glass bottle with dropper, developed by Quadpack UK. This organic serum corrects the signs of ageing using...

MWV and Interpress Technologies Launch Lightweight Paperboard Snack Containers
22 February 2011 by MWV MeadWestvaco (MWV), a global leader in packaging solutions, and Interpress Technologies, an innovator and leader in printing and forming custom food packaging products, have announced the launch...

Quadpack Presents its Airless Refill Pack Collection
22 February 2011 by Quadpack The Yonwoo refill collection comprises three airless containers, which complement each other very well: a jar, a test tube-shaped container and a local application syringe. All packs are ideal...

GMG Brings Unprecedented Quality Standards to Wide-Format Printing Market with HP
18 February 2011 by GMG GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, has announced that it has signed an agreement with HP to jointly promote and market the GMG color...

Dual-Chamber Yonwoo Dispenser for Biotherm Age Fitness Elastic
17 February 2011 by Quadpack Biotherm Age Fitness Elastic is a double-action skin treatment now housed in a Yonwoo airless pack featuring twin chambers. The new pack is heavier and stronger, with a higher perceived value...

Quadpack Launches Ground-Breaking Packaging Innovation: The Quadpack Double Tube
15 February 2011 by Quadpack Quadpack is proud to announce a ground-breaking packaging innovation - the Quadpack double tube. Designed to deliver complementary products, this flexible pack offers excellent price /...

Atlas Converting Equipment - First 100 Days Under New Ownership
14 February 2011 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) The management buy-out (MBO) of Atlas Converting Equipment from Bobst Group of Switzerland during 2010 was concluded late on Monday 25 October and announced early the following morning on...

Quadpack Introduces Complete Foundation Stick Range
10 February 2011 by Quadpack Quadpack is moving further into the make-up market and we already have a complete range of products for liquid foundation, including the patented Yonwoo airless bottles and tubes. The pan...

monta Offers Splicing Tape for High Temperatures
09 February 2011 by monta Klebebandwerk Since the early 1990s, monta has been working in cooperation with our supplier of PVC film towards the development and sale of a thermoformable film splicing tape for the pharmaceutical and...

Hino Pharmaceutical Brand Gets Designer Treatment
08 February 2011 by Quadpack New Italian cosmetics company GLM has selected a complete range of Yonwoo Jumbo packs from Quadpack for the launch of its Hino brand of cosmetics. Hino is an acronym for high intelligence...

Luxefoil Tube Offers Powerful Protection for Delicate Formulas
04 February 2011 by Quadpack Delicate formulas, which are sensitive to light and other environmental factors, may benefit from the protection of Yonwoo Luxefoil tubes. These luxury tubes offer a two-fold defence...

Econo: Airless Technology for Low-Cost Applications
02 February 2011 by Quadpack The Yonwoo Econo pack is made of polypropylene (PP), a light-weight material with many advantages, including an affordable price tag. PP is also well-known for its excellent product...

Mondi Containerboard to Attend Fruit Logistica 2011
01 February 2011 by Mondi Mondi offers outstanding containerboard qualities specifically for fruit and vegetable packaging in its Kraftliner, Semi Chem and Appearance product lines. Visit Mondi at the Fruit Logistica...

:Apogee InkSave Successfully Implemented into the Commercial Printing Sector
01 February 2011 by Agfa Graphics Award-winning, commercial printer Mart Spruijt located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and Staempfli Group publication printer located in Bern, Switzerland, have reported the results of...

AlpVision Receives Important Patent in India and Indonesia
01 February 2011 by AlpVision An important patent, part of AlpVision's portfolio of 35 patents, has been granted in India (No. 243454, application 502/DELNP/2003) as well as in Indonesia (ID P0025514B, WO00200702597),...

January 2011

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Sustainability at Mondi - Bad Rappenau Plant Receives FSC Certification
31 January 2011 by Mondi Meeting Mondi's commitment to sustainability, Bad Rappenau has been the first of Mondi's corrugated packaging plants to be awarded the FSC certification in December 2010. Further sites in...

Mondi Launches Design Competition for Students in Turkey
31 January 2011 by Mondi Mondi Tire Kutsan, one of the leading providers of the corrugated packaging sector in Turkey, has invited undergraduate creative students to join the Kutu Kutu project design competition with...

Swiss Food Producer Increases Efficiency after Applying Telsonic Technology
27 January 2011 by Telsonic In an effort to increase the performance of an existing machine, the Swiss foods producer and packer Sunray, a division of Coop, converted from thermal sealing to ultrasonic sealing –...

Contract Packaging Company Trusts in Romaco Noack Blister Technology
27 January 2011 by Romaco KLOCKE Verpackungs-Service, a German contract packaging company, has placed its faith in blister solutions from Romaco Noack. This innovative technology guarantees short retooling times...

Agfa Graphics' :Apogee 7 Workflow Suite Now Shipping to Customers
26 January 2011 by Agfa Graphics Agfa Graphics has announced that the :Apogee 7 workflow management suite, which was presented at IPEX and features :Apogee Impose, is now shipping to customers. Apogee Impose is an...

AlpVision to Attend Pharmapack 2011
25 January 2011 by AlpVision AlpVision is pleased to announce that it will be attending Pharmapack 2011, taking place on 23-24 February in Paris, France. The company will present a complete range of covert...

Agfa Introduces Synaps XM - Innovative High-Quality Synthetic Paper for Electrophotographic Printing Systems
21 January 2011 by Agfa Graphics Agfa has introduced Synaps XM, the latest addition to its innovative portfolio of Synaps™ synthetic papers. With Synaps XM, the application field of synthetic paper portfolio is broadened...

VC999 Introduces New Robotic Packaging System
21 January 2011 by VC999 Packaging Systems VC999 Packaging Systems is pleased to present a new robotic packaging system. The new Perbetum Q180 utilises the Adept Quattro to create the industry's fastest, USDA-approved packaging system....

Graficas Salaet to Attend Packaging Innovations 2011 in Barcelona
21 January 2011 by Graficas Salaet Graficas Salaet is pleased to announce that it will attend the Packaging Innovations 2011 fair in Barcelona, Spain, on 23-24 February 2011. The paper and cardboard goods manufacturer for the...

KRELUS - Heat Treatment of Modern Composites
21 January 2011 by KRELUS The converting of 21st century composites requires a fast and thorough heating to the thermoforming temperatures around 250°C – 320°C. KRELUS, a leading manufacturer and supplier...

Debiopharm Group to Implement AlpVision Anticounterfeiting Solutions
18 January 2011 by AlpVision Debiopharm Group, a leader in the field of drug development and innovative drug delivery processes, has decided to use an AlpVision digital solution for product authentication. This...

Bericap Opens New Production Facility in South East Asia
14 January 2011 by BERICAP Bericap has recently established a production facility in Singapore. The plant will provide a direct service to customers in the ASEAN states who have been served by a sales office, Bericap...

Glass Jars Become a Quadpack Best-Seller
12 January 2011 by Quadpack Quadpack, one of Europe's fastest-growing independent packaging groups, is pleased to announce that its glass jars product range has become a Quadpack best-seller. Quadpack product manager...

Quadpack Presents the Yonwoo Airless Syringe
10 January 2011 by Quadpack The Yonwoo syringe is an innovative pack that benefits from a patented, airless pump technology and is therefore ideal for high-viscosity products and sensitive formulas. The pump's...

Striking Airless Bottle - the Yonwoo Show Bottle
10 January 2011 by Quadpack Quadpack is pleased to introduce the Yonwoo show bottle, a smart and refillable pack incorporating patented airless technology. The show bottle is ideal for pharmaceutical and OTC...

December 2010

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Minigrip® Zipperbags Offer an Economical Packaging Solution for Both Small and Large Objects
17 December 2010 by JOKA Plastic-Emballage The original Minigrip® zipperbag is well-known in the packaging industry for its simple and genius construction. In every business the Minigrip bag has gained terrain as an economical...

Natural Snacks Packed in High-Barrier NatureFlex™ Film
14 December 2010 by Innovia Films Innovia Films' high-barrier compostable cellulose-based material, NatureFlex™, has been chosen by organic food wholesaler Infinity Foods to wrap its range of snack packs. ...

Mondi Introduces 'Intelligent Box' to the Turkish Market
10 December 2010 by Mondi Mondi Tire Kutsan, one of the leading corrugated packaging suppliers in Turkey, introduced the 'intelligent box', a corrugated packaging solution equipped with a radio frequency...

Raymax Lasers to Distribute Laserline LDF Laser
03 December 2010 by Raymax Lasers® A modular and portable compact laser with robotic connectivity from Laserline offers 10,000W of laser power, and is designed for use in small-to-medium enterprises that require job...

Trust Detmold Industrial Packaging for Can End Bags
02 December 2010 by Detmold Industrial Packaging Detmold Industrial Packaging manufactures a wide range of speciality bags especially designed for the packaging of can ends. Can bags are the preferred method of packaging and distributing can...

Detmold Flexibles Appoints New National Sales and Marketing Manager
02 December 2010 by Detmold Flexibles Detmold Flexibles is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr John Hetherton to the newly created position of national sales and marketing manager. John has extensive international and...

ODIN Fusion Helps Businesses Add Value to Their Processes
02 December 2010 by SBT The implementation of new software and process change into a business can be challenging, especially since every business has different requirements. Rarely is it the case that 'one size fits...

monta's Current Market Situation and Outlook for 2011
01 December 2010 by monta Klebebandwerk The year 2010 is coming to an end and it is time to review the year and venture a glimpse into the upcoming 12 months. The boom, which was recorded at the end of 2009, continued to emerge in...

November 2010

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VC999 Presents the New VC999 K9 Vaccuum Chamber Machine
30 November 2010 by VC999 Packaging Systems VC999 Packaging Systems has complemented its range of chamber machines for industrial packaging with the launch of the new VC999 K9, the largest VC999 chamber belt machine so far, following...

NatureFlex™ Film Launches at Emballage 2010
26 November 2010 by Innovia Films Innovia Films will launch a new grade of NatureFlex™ at Emballage 2010 in Paris. Visit us at stand #6C110. The new film, NatureFlex N913, comprises NatureFlex together with a proprietary...

Plastic Packaging Installs its Third Titan SR Slitter Rewinder
25 November 2010 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment (Bedford, UK) is pleased to confirm that it has recently commissioned a Titan SR8 twin-shaft cantilever slitter rewinder at Plastic Packaging for its production...

Major US Training Platform Utilises AlpVision Cryptoglyph
23 November 2010 by AlpVision AlpVision is very proud to announce that its Cryptoglyph anti-counterfeiting and document protection solution has been included in a major training platform, which offers a certified...

Bastin-Pack to Attend EMBALLAGE in Paris
19 November 2010 by Bastin-Pack Bastin-Pack, a leading producer of sandwich printed high-barrier film, pouches, sachets and bags, is proud to announce that it will be attending the International Packaging Exhibition EMBALLAGE...

AlpVision Presents New Tool for Rapid Cryptoglyph Verification
19 November 2010 by AlpVision AlpVision has developed a new tool to rapidly verify the presence or the absence of Cryptoglyph invisible marking on packaging. This new system enables instant authentication of a folding...

PackExpo 2010 Sees Launch of AlpVision's North American Sales Activities
15 November 2010 by AlpVision The PackExpo 2010 edition in Chicago, US, on 31 October - 3 November 2010 was the opportunity for AlpVision to launch its North American sales activities based at its newly opened regional...

Romaco to Present the Frymix II Vacuum Processing Unit at Emballage in Paris
12 November 2010 by Romaco The newly launched FrymaKoruma Frymix II vacuum processing unit with its precisely defined energy input, is able to process ingredients in the required droplet size and distribution. The...

Mondi Consumer Bags & Films Presents Direct, High-Quality Rotogravure Print Process
10 November 2010 by Mondi Convenience, product safety and attractive design are top priorities for packaging in the consumer goods industry and play an even bigger role in the dehydrated food segment, which requires...

Quality Through Modernisation at monta Klebebandwerk
09 November 2010 by monta Klebebandwerk How is a piece of ultramodern converting equipment, weighing 12t, delivered to the second floor of the slitting department at monta Klebebandwerk in Immenstadt? In a balance-act that has...

RDS Labels Announces Agreement with MarkMonitor
08 November 2010 by RDS Labels RDS Labels has signed a deal with MarkMonitor®, the global leader in enterprise brand protection, to offer customers the most comprehensive solution for brand protection online. Focusing...

Graficas Salaet to Attend EasyFairs EMPACK 2010
03 November 2010 by Graficas Salaet Graficas Salaet is pleased to announce that it will attend the EMPACK 2010 fair in Madrid, Spain, on 24-25 November 2010. The paper and cardboard goods manufacturer for the food industry...

Detmold Flexibles Recognised at the 2010 Victorian Printing Industries Craftsmanship Awards
02 November 2010 by Detmold Flexibles Detmold Flexibles has been the recipient of more awards for printing excellence at the recent 2010 Victorian Printing Industries Craftsmanship Awards held in Melbourne. In addition to this,...

Romaco at P-Mec 2010: Flexible Technologies for Versatility in Use
02 November 2010 by Romaco At this year's P-Mec in India, Romaco Group, a leading packaging specialist, will present a broad spectrum of technologies for manufacturing, processing and packaging pharmaceuticals and...

Trust Detmold Industrial Packaging to Display Your Product
01 November 2010 by Detmold Industrial Packaging Detmold Industrial Packaging is the major supplier of self-standing bags in Australia, with a range of bags up to 20kg capacity. We have excellent printing facilities and the capability to...

October 2010

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Atlas Converting Equipment Completes Successful MBO from Bobst Group and Makes Positive Start at K'2010 Exhibition
30 October 2010 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Atlas Converting Equipment, based in Bedford (UK), has been sold by Bobst Group in a management buy-out (MBO) transaction. The new directors and shareholders of Atlas Converting Equipment...

Managing Digital Data Just Got Easier Thanks to ODIN Assets
29 October 2010 by SBT ODIN is SBT's user-friendly brand and product lifecycle management technology that optimises speed to market and delivers real savings within the packaging arena. The browser-based framework...

NatureFlex is a Chip Off the Old Block
29 October 2010 by Innovia Films Boulder Canyon™ Natural Foods, a leading North American snack food manufacturer, has introduced a renewable, fully compostable pack for its line of all natural kettle-cooked potato chips. ...

Romaco Group at Emballage 2010: Ergonomic Packaging Solutions
28 October 2010 by Romaco At this year's Emballage in Paris, France, Romaco Group, a leading packaging specialist, will showcase its ergonomic packaging solution, the Promatic PC 4000 continuous horizontal cartoner as...

Agfa Celebrates Japan's 250th Installation of :Azura TS Printing Plates at Aoba Printing
22 October 2010 by Agfa Graphics Agfa Graphics has announced that Aoba Printing (Hiroshima, Japan) is the first printer in Hiroshima City to use :Azura TS printing plates, reducing Aoba's ecological footprint and...

Finepack Expands Slitting Capacity with New Titan ER610 Slitter Rewinder
18 October 2010 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) Finepack Ind. Técnica de Embalagens was established in 1992 by Mr Edmur Batista do Carmo and became a pioneer in the outsourced flexo printing sector in Brazil. The company introduced a new...

Agfa Graphics Presents the :Jeti 3348 HSS - A New Class of Ultra High-Speed Solvent Printing
13 October 2010 by Agfa Graphics With many users relying on the low throughput-costs and vibrant colours available on solvent-based wide-format digital platforms, Agfa Graphics introduces the :Jeti 3348 HSS which integrates...

Agfa Increases Productivity, Quality and Speed Options of its :M-Press Tiger
13 October 2010 by Agfa Graphics Addressing market requests for even higher quality and faster throughput, Agfa has announced that it has incorporated new greyscale technology and faster production modes in the latest revisions...

Cham Paper Group Adds New Soap Packaging Paper to Non-Food Product Range
12 October 2010 by Cham Paper Group The consumer goods industry's main objectives are the ecological sustainability of packaging and the reduction of packaging weight. In developing FLEXCAR, a new packaging paper for soap wrap,...

Agfa Graphics Introduces :Jeti 3020 Titan
12 October 2010 by Agfa Graphics A truly future-proof wide-format print solution has been added to Agfa Graphics' portfolio of UV-curable ink-jet engines, which enables display producers to balance their investments, in-line...

Hi-Pack's Touch-Screen Printers Earn CE-Certification
11 October 2010 by Hi-Pack Coding As a leading Chinese CIJ printer manufacturer, Beijing Hi-Pack Coding has obtained a CE-certification for its newly launched five-line and touch-screen printers HI-CODER H8 and HI-CODER H9....

Cham Paper Group Looks Back at Ground-Breaking Inspiration Days
08 October 2010 by Cham Paper Group On 2 and 3 September 2010, the Cham Paper Group extended an invitation to its 1st Global Inspiration Days event in Lucerne, with more than 100 participants taking advantage of this...

Global Leader in Foldable Instant Displays Expands Longstanding Relationship with MWV
06 October 2010 by MWV Marin's International, the global leader in foldable instant displays, and MeadWestvaco (MWV), a global leader in packaging solutions, have announced an expansion of their longstanding...

MWV Unveils Next-Generation Gravity-Fed Dispenser for Retail Shelves
06 October 2010 by MWV MeadWestvaco (MWV) has announced that it will introduce the Captivate family of shopper-ready packaging systems at the 2010 Shopper Marketing Expo in Chicago on 5-7 October 2010. This...

Agfa Graphics Launches New :Advantage Platesetter
06 October 2010 by Agfa Graphics Agfa Graphics has announced the launch of the new :Advantage N XXT platesetter. The new member in the :Advantage N family of platesetters is the fastest and targets high-end newspaper printers...

Agfa Demonstrates Leading-Edge Features of :Arkitex at IFRA 2010
06 October 2010 by Agfa Graphics Agfa Graphics demonstrated the newest additions to the :Arkitex workflow management software suite, designed to increase productivity, reduce costs, increase quality and provide a competitive...

monta Klebebandwerk's Core Competences
06 October 2010 by monta Klebebandwerk Since the early 1990s, monta Klebebandwerk has concentrated 100% on the production of natural rubber based adhesive systems on PVC, BOPP, MOPP and PET backing materials. The company...

Agfa Graphics Helps Newspapers Go Green
06 October 2010 by Agfa Graphics Agfa Graphics has announced the launch of the :VXCF, a dedicated clean-out unit (COU) for the successful chem-free violet digital plate :N92-VCF. With the new COU, the :N92-VCF can reach speeds...

GMG and Mimaki Co-Operate for High-Quality Proofing Applications
05 October 2010 by GMG GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end colour management software solutions, and Mimaki, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutting machines for the sign...

GMG to Present New Version of GMG ColorProof
05 October 2010 by GMG GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end colour management software solutions, is showing version 5.2 of GMG ColorProof for the first time at the Graph Expo in Chicago on 3-6 October...

Agfa Graphics' FTR Rolls Out Extra Functionality for the :Jeti 1224 UV HDC
04 October 2010 by Agfa Graphics Responding to growing market demand to complement the true flat-bed capabilities of the :Jeti 1224 UV HDC (high definition colour) UV-curable printer, Agfa Graphics has developed a dedicated...

Agfa Solutions Bring Publishers and Printers a Profit-Driven Approach to Newspaper Production
04 October 2010 by Agfa Graphics Agfa Graphics has announced that at IFRA Expo 2010 in Hamburg, Germany (4-6 October) the company will demonstrate its ongoing commitment to the newspaper industry with innovations designed...

September 2010

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ODIN Brand Toolbox - Creating Artwork Files at the Touch of a Button
28 September 2010 by SBT Today’s brands increasingly demand intensified speed to market, whilst maintaining consistency and having the ability to make last minute changes. This is why ODIN brand toolbox was developed....

Award-Winning Performance from Detmold Flexibles
27 September 2010 by Detmold Flexibles Detmold Flexibles has been the recipient of multiple awards for printing excellence over the past decade. The awards have been presented by AFTA, PICA and the Du Pont Grand Prix series...

The Optimum Bulk Package for Your Specific Application
24 September 2010 by Detmold Industrial Packaging Detmold Industrial Packaging offers bulk packaging solutions in the form of 100% recyclable, woven polypropylene flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBCs). FIBCs are cost-effective...

Add-X Biotech Signs Chiba Industrie as a Distributor in Morocco for AddiFlex®
24 September 2010 by Add-X Biotech The Swedish biotech company Add-X Biotech has increased its number of distributors by signing a distribution agreement with the Morocco company Chiba Industrie. Chiba Industrie will be...

Romaco Group to Show Processing and Packaging Lines at PACK EXPO 2010
23 September 2010 by Romaco The Romaco Group will show some of the highlights in its processing and packaging lines at the forthcoming PACK EXPO 2010 in Chicago. Romaco's FrymaKoruma vacuum processing units and Unipac...

Agfa Introduces Self-Adhesive Versions of Synaps Synthetic Paper
22 September 2010 by Agfa Graphics Agfa has announced the addition of permanent and removable self-adhesive grades to its innovative portfolio of Synaps® synthetic papers. Synaps is a polyester-based material ideal for use...

MWV Listed on Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Seventh Straight Year
20 September 2010 by MWV MeadWestvaco Corp. has announced that it has been listed on the 2010 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the seventh consecutive year, and is ranked best in class in...

OxySense to Introduce New Product At Pack Expo 2010
16 September 2010 by OxySense OxySense, the leader in non-invasive oxygen measure technology, will be introducing a number of exciting new products and accessories at Pack Expo 2010. The OxyPortable is a new,...

AlpVision Opens New Office in Chicago
16 September 2010 by AlpVision AlpVision, the world leader in invisible technologies for product authentication and counterfeit protection, has selected Chicago, Illinois, as the location for its North American regional...

New NatureFlex Films Launched
16 September 2010 by Innovia Films Innovia Films has launched its high barrier NatureFlex™ range of renewable and compostable cellulose-based packaging films for the North American market. The new films, NatureFlex NKR and...

EskoArtwork, Sun Chemical and GMG Join Forces
16 September 2010 by GMG GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, has announced that its partnership with Sun Chemical has been extended to further integrate access to the...

AlpVision to Exhibit at Pack Expo 2010
16 September 2010 by AlpVision AlpVision will be exhibiting at Pack Expo 2010, which will be held in Chicago, Illinois, 31 October - 3 November 2010. AlpVision will be at booth #4471 in the North Hall, McCormick Place. Visit...

Mondi's Zip&Valve Pouch Nominated for Deutscher Verpackungspreis 2010 Award
15 September 2010 by Mondi Mondi Consumer Bags & Films has been nominated for 'Deutscher Verpackungspreis 2010' (German packaging contest) in the category 'prototypes' with its Zip&Valve Pouch. Deutscher Verpackungspreis...

Meet KRELUS at the K 2010 International Trade Fair
14 September 2010 by KRELUS The converting of 21st century composites requires fast, thorough heating to the thermoforming temperatures around 250°C - 320°C. KRELUS has the optimum solution. Find out more about...

ColorMatrix Demonstrates High-Performance, Sustainable Technologies at K 2010
14 September 2010 by ColorMatrix The ColorMatrix Group will be showcasing its comprehensive range of liquid colorant and additive technologies, as well as fluoropolymer colour concentrates and compounds, at this year's K...

PennPac Expands Production with New Titan and Atlas Slitter Rewinders
13 September 2010 by TITAN (Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd.) In September last year, PennPac Company, a flexible packaging film provider and contract slitting company located in Manheim, Pennsylvania, installed a high-speed, compact Titan ER610...

The Rollbag 1075-S Offers a User-Friendly Operator Interface, High Throughput Speed and Pinpoint Accuracy
02 September 2010 by Pac Machinery Group The Rollbag™ 1075-S by Clamco (a member of PAC Machinery Group)is the most cost-effective, high-speed, automatic tabletop rollbag system available. The 1075-S is compact, lightweight,...

PAC Machinery Group to Showcase its Packaging Equipment and Materials at PACK EXPO 2010
02 September 2010 by Pac Machinery Group PAC Machinery Group (PMG) will be showcasing its packaging equipment and materials at PACK EXPO, 31 October - 3 November 2010. The event will be held at McCormick Place in Chicago and features...

Simultaneous Gravure Roller Coating Technology Revolutionises Coating Machines
02 September 2010 by Kroenert 15 June 2010 - Simultaneous coating is always applied when flexible carrier material should be coated on both front and back side, whether with similar or different coating weights. However,...

monta Releases Review and Outlook for 2010
01 September 2010 by monta Klebebandwerk The first eight months of 2010 are gone and we would like to provide a short review and outlook for the rest of the year - a difficult task with all the fast-changing market influences. Up...

BrandWatch Technologies to Present at NIP26
01 September 2010 by BrandWatch Technologies BrandWatch Technologies, a global leader in brand security and product authentication solutions, today announced that Dr Benjamin Eick, director of product engineering, will be presenting at...

ODIN Sprint - When Quality is Essential and Time is of the Essence
01 September 2010 by SBT In the final weeks and days prior to launch, the new product development (NPD) process comes under its greatest strain. Typically, activities have already started to run over time during...

August 2010

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Announcing Clamco's 120 Combo Shrink System
31 August 2010 by Pac Machinery Group The 120 Combo shrink system by Clamco (a member of PAC Machinery Group) combines the L-Bar sealer and shrink tunnel for packing, sealing and shrinking products. The sealer and tunnel have a...

PAC Machinery Group Announces New Midwest Regional Sales Manager
27 August 2010 by Pac Machinery Group Don Frederico has joined the PAC Machinery Group as the midwest regional sales manager. Don has many years of experience in the packaging industry serving as a packaging equipment specialist....

Cham Paper Group Launches its First Global Inspiration Days
27 August 2010 by Cham Paper Group Things really get under way on 2 and 3 September 2010, because that's when the first Global Inspiration Days event kicks off in Lucerne, Switzerland. As one of the industry's leading...

Roland VersaUV LEC-330 Now Supported by GMG Color Management for Perfect Mockup Creation
25 August 2010 by GMG GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, and Roland DG Corporation, a leading worldwide provider of wide-format inkjet printers and...

Functionality Meets Innovation with PVdC
19 August 2010 by Kroenert 10 May 2010 - Functional barrier coating with PVdC belongs to the sophisticated applications available. Kroenert has innovative components to combine several application systems within one...

ExxonMobil Chemical to Showcase Two New OPP Film Grades at LABELEXPO AMERICAS and PACK EXPO
13 August 2010 by ExxonMobil Chemical Films ExxonMobil Chemical is introducing two new Label-Lyte™ oriented polypropylene (OPP) film grades for pressure-sensitive label applications. They are designed to comply with EU...

MOCON's New WVTR Testing Unit Achieves Precise Temperature and Relative Humidity Quickly and Accurately
12 August 2010 by MOCON MOCON has announced the global launch of its PERMATRAN-W® Model 3/33 Plus, a new generation of its industry standard, water vapor transmission rate (WVTR) line. For the first time, units...

Kroenert Celebrates the Commissioning of 250th Chamber Doctor Blade
05 August 2010 by Kroenert Screen roller technology with a chamber doctor blade has established itself in our field in fewer than ten years. Kroenert has been involved in the development of this technology since...

PVC Proves the Ideal Material for monta's Packaging Tapes
02 August 2010 by monta Klebebandwerk PVC is one of the monta key backing materials to be used in the production of self-adhesive packaging tapes. Over 60% of the monta production is related to PVC products. Worldwide...

ODIN On Time - Bringing People Together and Winning
02 August 2010 by SBT The ODIN On Time module has been innovatively designed in consultation with major brands and retailers to reduce the common delays involved in the design-to-print process by giving the brand...

July 2010

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Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas Excels at West Midlands Low Carbon Economy Awards
26 July 2010 by Amcor Flexibles Food Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas is proud to announce that they are the 'West Midlands Low Carbon Pioneer 2010' for having made the biggest impact on the region in the 'West Midlands Low...

Inline Coating - Technology of the Future
22 July 2010 by Kroenert 10 February 2010 - Inline coating in film stretching machines is steadily growing in importance. The refining of films enables the achievement of higher margin and better benefit. Refining...

Korsnäs Climbs to a New Position in Consumer Packaging
19 July 2010 by Korsnäs AB In the 2010 Opticom Brand Tracking Survey for Consumer Packaging, the Korsnäs brand emerges as a contender. In three of the most important markets – France, Germany and the UK –...

Terminic - Day After Day of Excellence with Korsnäs White
19 July 2010 by Korsnäs AB A helpful office aid and an attractive advertising space – that's how Terminic promotes its wall calendars. The first calendar, a clever design featuring a corporate advert and a...

PIDA France Expands to Two Participating Institutions
19 July 2010 by Korsnäs AB The Packaging Impact Design Award (PIDA) France has widened its scope after extending an invitation to The European Institute for Packaging Technology (Esepac), which joined the other...

Smurfit Kappa in Nybro Plans to Expand its Business with Korsnäs
19 July 2010 by Korsnäs AB The Smurfit Kappa companies in Sweden comprise every single link in the packaging value chain. Smurfit Kappa in Nybro uses Korsnäs Design for its most discerning customers. Deep in...

Korsnäs' Role in Effective Cinema Advertising
19 July 2010 by Korsnäs AB Snacks have become a natural part of seeing a film and cinemas are attractive advertising locations for brands to be seen in. Besides easy handling, the PortaSnack™ packaging solution offers...

Agfa Graphics Acquires Pitman Company USA
19 July 2010 by Agfa Graphics Agfa Graphics has announced that it has signed an agreement to purchase the assets of the Harold M Pitman Company, a leading US supplier of prepress, industrial inkjet, pressroom and...

SBT Software Streamlines the Design-to-Print Supply Chain
08 July 2010 by SBT Many brands rely on speed-to-market to gain maximum impact and capture vital market share. However, delays can occur and, increasingly, they happen in the design-to-print supply chain, which...

Napiag Kunststoffverarbeitung Renamed Mondi Napiag
08 July 2010 by Mondi Napiag Kunststoffverarbeitung, based in Zeltweg, Austria, is a European film producer whose know-how is based on over 50 years of experience in the field of plastics processing. Napiag has...

Beijing Hi-Pack Coding Debuts H9 Touch-Screen IJP and H8P Pigmented Small-Character IJP Printers at Chinese Export Commodities Fair
06 July 2010 by Hi-Pack Coding Beijing Hi-Pack Coding has made the debut of its newly developed H8P pigmented small-character IJP and H9 touch-screen IJP at the 2010 Chinese Export Commodities Fair in Canton. These new...

June 2010

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Mondi's Terra Bag Wins EUROSAC Grand Prix Sack of the Year 2010
25 June 2010 by Mondi On 11 June 2010, Mondi's Terra Bag won the EUROSAC Grand Prix and was officially announced as sack of the year 2010. EUROSAC, the European Federation of Multiwall Paper Sack Manufacturers,...

KRELUS-MINI - Full-Area Modular Infrared Heaters
23 June 2010 by KRELUS KRELUS-MINI full-area modular infrared heaters feature three settings: Uniform setting Edge-zone setting Individual setting Contact KRELUS for more information about these...

Add-X Biotech Signs Ijaz Brothers as an Exclusive Distributor in Pakistan for AddiFlex Degradable Additives
22 June 2010 by Add-X Biotech The Swedish biotech company Add-X Biotech has signed a distribution agreement with the Pakistan company Ijaz Brothers. Ijaz Brothers will be the exclusive distributor of all different grades...

Marks & Spencer Launches Sliced Meat in Flextrus Paper Packaging
16 June 2010 by Flextrus Flextrus PaperLite® is the paper-based material that can compete with plastic in areas where this was previously not possible. The British retail chain Marks & Spencer is the first...

Mondi Holds its First 'Making a Difference Day'
15 June 2010 by Mondi On 1 June, to mark the Day of the Earth, Mondi inaugurated a 'Making a Difference Day' initiative, its first unified employee day aimed at further strengthening its culture of Zero Harm by...

Mondi Wins Trigos Special Award 2010
15 June 2010 by Mondi Mondi has been named the winner of the Trigos Special Award 2010. The subject of this year's prize was 'Action against poverty and social discrimination'. Mondi was selected in recognition of...

monta Klebebandwerk Use Natural Rubber for Newly-Developed Adhesive
14 June 2010 by monta Klebebandwerk Over the past few months the monta development team has produced a new addition coming soon to our product line. While innovation, technological advances and product development are always...

SBT Helps Heinz Improve the Efficiency of its Graphics Management System
11 June 2010 by SBT While you may think of Heinz as the world's favourite ketchup that's only the beginning of a global portfolio of brands. In the UK 'Beanz Meanz Heinz' but did you know that Heinz is also a...

NatureFlex High Barrier Family Tree Grows
07 June 2010 by Innovia Films Innovia Films has expanded its high barrier NatureFlex™ range of biodegradable and compostable cellulose-based packaging films. The new high barrier films include a lustrous...

SMS Targets Profitable Growth with the :Dotrix Digital UV Inkjet System
07 June 2010 by Agfa Graphics SMS Impressao Digital is a new company formed by the merger of three respected Brazilian print groups. Unigraph, Geograph and Insight are all highly experienced in the packaging, label ...

GMG to Present Solutions for Large-Format Printing at FESPA 2010
07 June 2010 by GMG GMG, developer and supplier of high-end color management and proofing solutions, will be presenting software solutions for large-format printing at the exhibition booths of its technology...

Le Mac Buys Australia's First Digital UV Inkjet Press
07 June 2010 by Agfa Graphics The Le Mac Australia Group were established in 1983 specialising in high-quality graphic packaging including decorative packaging, multipacks and specialist bespoke packaging solutions. They...

Lyft Visual Invests in Agfa Graphics' :Dotrix UV Digital Inkjet
07 June 2010 by Agfa Graphics Canada-based Lyft Visual is a sister company of the Boehmer Box family, a leader in the printing and packaging industry with a reputation for pioneering innovation, technology and ...

GMG and Mimaki Partner for Proofing and Color-Accurate Mock-up Solutions Targeting the Flexo, Gravure and Metal Printing Market
04 June 2010 by GMG GMG, the world's leading color management solutions provider, and Mimaki, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutting machines for the sign / graphics, textile / apparel...

Unit Safety Signs Chooses Agfa Graphics' :Dotrix Digital UV Inkjet System
03 June 2010 by Agfa Graphics Unit Safety Signs (USS) is a large Japanese company specialised in the design and manufacture of safety signs and products for the safety industry. It has been in business since 1968 and is...

GMG and Sun Chemical Announce Partnership
03 June 2010 by GMG GMG, the world's leading color management solutions provider, announced today a partnership with Sun Chemical to integrate spot color definitions from the world's largest ink company into the...

Specialist Label Printer, LabelCo, Uses :Dotrix to Revolutionise Output and Diversify
03 June 2010 by Agfa Graphics LabelCo have been in business since 1951 specialising in their core market of label printing. They are based in Beirut, Lebanon, and are a leading Middle Eastern packaging printer with...

Mondi Holds Grand Opening Celebration for New State-of-the-Art Corrugated Plant in Poland
01 June 2010 by Mondi Mondi customers and key company representatives met last week during the grand opening ceremony for the new manufacturing plant. Today the plant in Swiecie, Poland, ranks as one of the most...

May 2010

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BERICAP's HexaLite 29/25 Closure Successfully Introduced at Naya Waters
27 May 2010 by BERICAP Light weighting of packaging is a core target of the industry in general, which falls in line with cost reductions, but also follows the internal sustainability guideline of many companies today...

Mondi and ARDEX Collaborate on Award-Winning Security Label Bag
27 May 2010 by Mondi Mondi's Security Label Bag has won this year's Emballissimo Award for industrial packaging. The forgery-proof industrial bag enables buyers of bagged building material to clearly identify...

Agfa's First :Dotrix Installation with :Agorix Low Migration Ink Goes to Le Mac Australia Group
14 May 2010 by Agfa Graphics Agfa Graphics today announced that Le Mac Australia Group, a packaging printer that specialises in flexible packaging and bottle labels, recently installed the :Dotrix Modular digital UV...

Agfa's Apogee Impose Saves Time and Money in Prepress
14 May 2010 by Agfa Graphics Agfa Graphics today announced :Apogee Impose, an innovative Agfa-developed imposition module. :Apogee Impose, which is part of :Apogee 7, the new version of Agfa's Apogee workflow management...

New: Anapurna M-Series G2 Inks from Agfa Graphics Offer Greater Flexibility
11 May 2010 by Agfa Graphics A new formulation of inks for the Agfa Anapurna M-series of hybrid printers has been introduced. It improves flexibility on a wide range of rigid and flexible materials. This new...

GMG Partners with Roland DG for High-Quality Mockup Production and Proofing Applications in the Packaging Sector
10 May 2010 by GMG GMG, the world's leading color management solutions provider, and Roland DG, a leading worldwide provider of large format inkjet printers and printer / cutters for professional large...

NASA's Anti-Counterfeiting Measures Fall Short of Validating Parts Authenticity
07 May 2010 by BrandWatch Technologies While battling counterfeiters is nothing new for famous jewellery makers and popular video game companies, fake components have become a significant challenge for high-end electronic...

OxySense Engages Jusun Instruments as its Distributor in Taiwan and China
06 May 2010 by OxySense OxySense®, the leader in optical oxygen testing and monitoring systems for the packaging industries, today announced the appointment of Jusun Instruments as a distributor of the complete...

Romaco to Combine its Two Italian Production Sites in Bologna
05 May 2010 by Romaco Romaco is combining its two Italian production sites in Rastignano, Bologna. For this purpose the Italian Romaco brands Macofar, Promatic and Unipac were physically consolidated. From now...

MOCON/Lippke Appoints Morenos its Exclusive Distributor in South-Eastern Europe
04 May 2010 by MOCON Paul Lippke Handels, Neuwied, Germany, a wholly-owned division of MOCON, has signed a distributor agreement with Morenos, Thessaloniki, Greece. Going forward, Morenos will be the...

April 2010

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Digimarc and AlpVision Join Forces with Worldwide Strategic Licence Agreement
30 April 2010 by AlpVision Digimarc Corporation, a leading supplier of digital watermarking technologies and solutions, and AlpVision, an emerging leader in brand protection and anti-counterfeiting solutions headquartered...

Metallised NatureFlex Helps Purple Go Green
27 April 2010 by Innovia Films Innovia Films' metallised, biodegradable material, NatureFlex™, has been selected by major confectionery manufacturer, Cadbury, to wrap its Flake brand in Australasia. NatureFlex™ NM is...

The Romaco Group to Exhibit at FCE Pharma 2010
27 April 2010 by Romaco At this year's FCE Pharma in São Paulo, Brazil, the Romaco Group presents innovative technologies for the manufacture, processing and packaging of pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. The...

Mondi Presents the World's First Biodegradable Industrial Bag
23 April 2010 by Mondi The awareness for environmental issues is constantly increasing. With regards to waste the EU has issued a directive to reduce landfill of waste and its adverse effects on the environment....

Mondi Celebrates Launch of ECO7 Lightweight Recycled Containerboard Paper Machine
23 April 2010 by Mondi The €305 million budget investment in the new lightweight recycled containerboard paper machine ECO7 in Świecie, Poland, has been successfully completed and delivered its first...

BERICAP Introduces New Lightweight 38mm Closure
23 April 2010 by BERICAP BERICAP has developed a new lightweight 38mm closure for Coca-Cola China's new dairy product. The food and drink industry is urging for optimised closures that fulfil various...

monta Offers Products that Stick
23 April 2010 by monta Klebebandwerk Manufactured products do not get where they are going without an extensive network of logistics, and they do not move through these logistical avenues without the real physical power of...

Agfa Graphics Announces :Antura Fount Solution for Alcohol-Free Printing and Plate Cleaner with Low VOC
22 April 2010 by Agfa Graphics Agfa Graphics today announced the :Antura AFS1 fount solution for alcohol-free printing and the :Antura CtP plate cleaner with low VOC and solvent content. The :Antura products are a direct...

GMG Heads to IPEX 2010
22 April 2010 by GMG At IPEX 2010, GMG, leading developer of high end color management and proofing solutions, will demonstrate the company's highly innovative color management technology for digital and large...

Amcor ALUFIX® is now BPA and Melamine Free
20 April 2010 by Amcor Flexibles Food In cooperation with milk powder and nutritional food manufacturers, Amcor has developed a new Bisphenol A (BPA) and melamine free lacquer system for its Amcor Alufix® peel-off ends membrane. ...

Romaco Group to Attend Total Processing & Packaging 2010
16 April 2010 by Romaco At Total Processing & Packaging 2010, the Romaco Group will present the highlights of its product portfolio in the areas of packaging and processing. The blister packaging line Noack T 4...

Agfa Graphics to Launch UV Low-Migration Inks for High-Speed Inkjet Printing at IPEX
15 April 2010 by Agfa Graphics Agfa Graphics has announced the launch of its UV curable low-migration inks for the :Dotrix Modular LM high-speed, single-pass UV inkjet press. The unique :Agorix LM UV inks can be used...

AlpVision to Exhibit its Invisible Solutions for Protection Against Counterfeiting at INTERPHEX
15 April 2010 by AlpVision AlpVision, a leader in the supply of invisible solutions for protection against counterfeiting, will be exhibiting at INTERPHEX 2010 in New York, at stand 725, showing the full range of...

Amcor Flexibles Wins Three European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA) Trophies
15 April 2010 by Amcor Flexibles Food Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas is proud to announce that we received three awards from the European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA) which recognise our expertise in innovative...

Agfa to Showcase Low-Migration Six-Colour Digital Packaging on its :Dotrix Modular LM at IPEX
15 April 2010 by Agfa Graphics Agfa Graphics is pleased to announce that IPEX attendees and visitors to the Agfa Graphics stand will get their first look at the new :Dotrix Modular LM and the low-migration...

MOCON-Certified Mumbai Testing Lab Earns Independent Accreditation
14 April 2010 by MOCON MOCON's testing lab partner in Mumbai, Hemetek Techno Instruments, has been accredited by India's National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) under the...

OxySense Releases Newest Product in GEN III Line of Optical Oxygen Monitoring Systems - the OxySentry Process Monitor
13 April 2010 by OxySense OxySense® has announced the release of its GEN III™ OxySentry system – the latest addition to the company's GEN III line of optical oxygen monitoring and permeation systems. The GEN...

Successful Market Introduction of BERICAP’s HexaLite® 26 FB in Germany
07 April 2010 by BERICAP The market environment in the mineral water industry changes rapidly. Best price offers of discounters for mineral water filled in one-way PET are the bench mark for the whole industry....

Krelus to Exhibit at European Thermoforming Conference 2010
07 April 2010 by KRELUS Krelus, developers and producers of fast medium-wave infrared-featers, are to exhibit at the 7th European Thermoforming Conference 2010 in Antwerp from 22 to 24 of April. Krelus will be...

Romaco to Attend Pharmintech 2010
01 April 2010 by Romaco The Italian packaging brands of the Romaco Group are the focus of Pharmintech 2010 in Bologna. The packaging specialist will present the continuous and intermittent motion cartoners by...

March 2010

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Visit Global Vision at Interphex
29 March 2010 by Global Vision Global Vision will be exhibiting at Interphex, at the Jacob K Javits Convention Center in New York, from 21 to 22 April 2010. You can see all the new and innovative technologies for 2010 at...

Korsnäs Liquid Offers Quality and Environmental Benefits in the Fresh Foods Segment
25 March 2010 by Korsnäs AB TINE, Norway's largest dairy group, was experiencing problems with shelf life and off-flavours in its milk, and asked its packaging partner Elopak to develop a milk packaging solution with...

AlpVision's CEO to Speak at the AWA In-Mold Technologies Seminar on 26 March
25 March 2010 by AlpVision Dr Fred Jordan, AlpVision's CEO, will present 'An Example of the Authentication and Security Solutions Offered by In-Mold Technologies' this Friday 26 March 2010, 12pm-12.30pm in Amsterdam,...

Korsnäs Welcomes Record Numbers to PIDA Germany 2009
25 March 2010 by Korsnäs AB With 180 participants, November 2009's edition of the Korsnäs Packaging Impact Design Awards at the Hochschule der Medien in Stuttgart set a new record. The students contributed...

Important US Patent Granted to AlpVision
25 March 2010 by AlpVision An important patent, part of AlpVision's portfolio of 35 patents, has been granted in the US, applying to the use of low-resolution office document scanners for detection of...

Hotel Chocolat Achieves Luxurious Design Effects with Korsnäs White
25 March 2010 by Korsnäs AB The unbeatable combination of authentic ingredients, a good splash of imagination and plenty of flair has proved to be a winning recipe for Hotel Chocolat in the UK and beyond. Starting as a...

Metallised NatureFlex Wraps Thorntons Melts
25 March 2010 by Innovia Films Innovia Films' metallised, biodegradable material, NatureFlex™ NM, has been selected by British confectionery manufacturer Thorntons to wrap its new Melts brand. NatureFlex NM is...

Korsnäs White Provides Environmental and Economic Benefits for MÁDARA Cosmetics
25 March 2010 by Korsnäs AB In the midst of a financial crisis in hard-hit Latvia, MÁDARA has built a strong cosmetics brand. Today they have 30 employees, operate three shops in Riga and export products to 20...

Korsnäs Brandy Decanter Box Wins Pro Carton / ECMA-Award 2009
25 March 2010 by Korsnäs AB Once again, ingenious packaging ideas demonstrated the diversity of carton - probably the most sustainable of all packaging materials. At the Pro Carton awards the winner in the Beverage...

AlpVision to Exhibit its Invisible Anti-Counterfeiting Solutions at Interphex 2010
25 March 2010 by AlpVision AlpVision will exhibit at Interphex 2010 in New York, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. AlpVision will be at booth 725, 20-22 April, where it will demonstrate its low-cost,...

Korsnäs Supplies Strong Gift Carton Packaging for Chivas Regal Scotch Whisky
25 March 2010 by Korsnäs AB If there is such a thing as a galaxy of whisky brands, then the brightest shining star is Chivas Regal 12 year old. The first true luxury premium blended Scotch whisky in the world, and still...

X-Rite and Pantone to Showcase Complete Line of Print and Pre-Press Colour Management Solutions at IPEX 2010
24 March 2010 by X-Rite X-Rite, the world leader in colour management, measurement and communication technologies, and its wholly owned subsidiary Pantone, the global authority on colour and provider of...

Optima to Exhibit its Filling and Packaging Machines at Industry Events Throughout the Year
22 March 2010 by Optima As a manufacturer of filling and packaging machines, Optima designs and produces automatic machines for the packaging of pharmaceuticals, paper hygiene, healthcare, medical, food,...

AromaTrax System's Quick Identification of TBA Helps Minimize Product Recalls
16 March 2010 by MOCON Several product recalls have been announced recently due to consumer complaints about moldy or musty odors that have been associated with nausea, stomach pain, vomiting and...

KRELUS Offers Modular and Economical Infrared Heaters
03 March 2010 by KRELUS KRELUS is a leading manufacturer of custom-made infrared radiation systems for a wide range of industries and applications. KRELUS's fast medium-wave infrared heaters offer a range of benefits...

February 2010

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Carbon Neutral NatureFlex Film Supports Development of Anaerobic Digestion
26 February 2010 by Innovia Films Innovia Films has gained CarbonNeutral® certification for its full range of cellulose-based NatureFlex™ coated biodegradable and compostable packaging films. The certification...

tna Announces Promotions of Three Top Sales People
19 February 2010 by tna Australia As a result of its rapid international growth, tna, a leading supplier of integrated packaging and processing solutions for food production companies worldwide announces the immediate promotions...

TER HELL Takes Over the Distribution of AddiFlex Eco-Intelligent Additives
10 February 2010 by Add-X Biotech Since the beginning of the new year the distribution, production and trading corporation TER HELL & CO. has also been distributing AddiFlex®. The manufacturer of this eco-intelligent...

High Barrier Compostable Packaging Film Increases Shelf Life of Fair Trade Chocolate
02 February 2010 by Innovia Films Innovia Films' high barrier compostable material NatureFlex™ NK has been selected by Dutch company Amigos International to wrap its new range of Ananda fair trade, organic dark chocolate...

January 2010

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BERICAP's PUSH PULL Sports Cap Next Generation
28 January 2010 by BERICAP BERICAP's PUSH PULL Sports Cap Next Generation is a new closure solution for 'On-the-Go' consumption combining an attractive and consumer-friendly design with the latest, state-of-the-art...

BrandWatch Leads the Fight Against Counterfeit Medical Products
28 January 2010 by BrandWatch Technologies Counterfeit medical products are becoming an international epidemic. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 8% of the medical devices in circulation are counterfeit....

KRELUS Unveils New Full-Area Modular Infrared Heaters
21 January 2010 by KRELUS KRELUS, a leading manufacturer and supplier of custom-made infrared radiation systems, has unveiled its new KRELUS-MINI full-area modular infrared heaters. These innovative units have a...

Romaco Provides First Siebler StripTabs Line to Ankur Drugs and Pharma
20 January 2010 by Romaco Romaco has developed the first Siebler StripTabs™ line for Indian contract manufacturer ANKUR Drugs and Pharma Ltd. The system's innovative design was specially created for the production...

AlpVision to Demonstrate Fingerprint at Pharmapack Exhibition
20 January 2010 by AlpVision AlpVision will showcase Fingerprint™, a world-leading technology for authentication of genuine medicine tablets without any markings, at the Pharmapack exhibition in Paris, to be held...

AlpVision Achieves Profitability Five Years in Succession
20 January 2010 by AlpVision Despite a weak global economy affecting businesses, who were faced with the need to shrink expenses and investments, AlpVision was able to maintain its profitability in 2009 for the...

BrandWatch Authentication Solutions Help Wine Producers Stomp Out Counterfeit Wines
18 January 2010 by BrandWatch Technologies An alarming number of fake California wines are being sold in Asia as authentic imports. Counterfeiting does not just damage the brand owner's reputation and result in loss of revenue, but may...

PAC Machinery Group Announces New Western Regional Sales Manager
15 January 2010 by Pac Machinery Group The PAC Machinery Group (PMG) has announced a new employee due to continued growth of its sales and marketing division. Ted Marquis, with over 30 years of sales experience in the...

The 17 Million Piece Lady – 'Olympic Champion'
13 January 2010 by Saito Group Koppers treatment facility in Picton, Western Australia, were one of the early adopters of the HandiTagger system for identifying and branding their treated timber product. As part of her...

Saito Group Expands - Consolidation of Two Sites Completed and New Facility in Vietnam Approved
13 January 2010 by Saito Group Following a rigorous examination of operating methods, in 2009 Saito Group embarked on a path of consolidation of its manufacturing facilities into two sites. This consolidation process...

MOCON's New 'Advanced Packaging Solutions' is First to Address Entire Food / Package Lifecycle
12 January 2010 by MOCON MOCON has established Advanced Packaging Solutions, designed as a first-of-its-kind, one-stop approach for the analysis of food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, etc. and related packaging from...

Mondi Consumer Flexibles Builds New Powerhouse for Flexoprinting in Great Britain
11 January 2010 by Mondi Following several modernisation projects and investments, Mondi Consumer Flexibles has established a new powerhouse for flexoprinting in Great Britain. Investments in the production site have...

OxySense Appoints Lora Tradex as its Distributor in India
11 January 2010 by OxySense OxySense, Inc., the leader in optical oxygen testing and monitoring systems for the packaging industries, has announced the appointment of Lora Tradex Pvt. Ltd., a division of PBJ...

Scavenger Closure for Beer PET Bottles Successfully Introduced in China
08 January 2010 by BERICAP The world market for beer filled in PET bottles and closed by plastic screw caps is steadily growing. Germany was the first of several countries, mainly in Eastern Europe, to introduce beer...

New White Paper from AlpVision Outlines How to Prevent Counterfeiting Using Standard Packaging and Labelling
07 January 2010 by AlpVision AlpVision is an industry leader in the development of covert solutions to protect products and brands against counterfeiting. AlpVision's new whitepaper, 'Low-Cost, Effective,...

AlpVision to Exhibit its Invisible Anti-Counterfeiting Solutions at Pharmapack 2010
06 January 2010 by AlpVision Pharmapack 2010 will be held 1-2 February at the Grande Halle de la Villette in Paris, France. AlpVision will exhibit at stand number B04, where it will showcase its cost-effective...

December 2009

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ULMA: Experience and Innovation in Blister Packaging
24 December 2009 by ULMA Packaging ULMA Packaging, a leader in the manufacturing of packaging machines and systems, has improved its Univers machine model designed for continuous production of blister-type packs. It is focused...

Eltromat Strengthens Sales Team
18 December 2009 by eltromat eltromat is restructuring its sales organisation in response to the increasing internationalisation of its customers and the shift in important markets. eltromat will divide its sales team...

MOCON's Standard-Setting OpTech O2 Platinum Analyzer Now Offers 'Film Cells' for Flexible Material Testing
01 December 2009 by MOCON MOCON is introducing film cells as optional add-ons to its recently launched cost-effective OpTech™ – O2 Platinum analyzer. The additional capability sets the performance bar even...

November 2009

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GMG Proofing Software and Epson Stylus Pro WT7900 Printer Set Unprecedented Quality Standards for Packaging Proof Applications
30 November 2009 by GMG GMG, developer and supplier of high-end color management and proofing solutions, is pleased to announce that GMG contone and halftone proofing solutions support the brand-new Epson Stylus...

Going Green in the Luxury Market
23 November 2009 by Korsnäs AB Today's customers are aware. They are used to placing personal demands on brands, and they are sensitive to how brands handle their environmental responsibility. A typical tell-tale sign is...

New Quiche Pack Leads to Record Sales
23 November 2009 by Korsnäs AB Quality Meals identified a gap in the market: main-course quiches to meet the needs of families. Now they have the right pack for the product, too. What was once a problem is now an advantage...

Russian Caviar French Style - in Korsnäs White
23 November 2009 by Korsnäs AB Were you born with a silver spoon in your mouth? A teaspoon is enough. If so, you can purchase De Jaeger snail caviar: "A taste sensation that evokes a sense of walking in the forest after...

tna Introduces intelli-flav® 2 Flavouring System for Snackfood
20 November 2009 by tna Australia tna introduces the tna intelli-flav® 2 flavouring system for flavoured products as a completely integrated component of the new tna roflo® 3 gateless and fully reversible transfer...

Shape Your Brand with Korsnäs
20 November 2009 by Korsnäs AB Packaging is becoming more and more important to any brand. In fact, the package is often your only salesperson in a self-service environment. The package determines how well you can protect...

Innovative and Prestigious Edelmann Cuts Loose with Korsnäs White
20 November 2009 by Korsnäs AB Pharmaceuticals and premium products like cosmetics, hair colouring, chocolate and tobacco have long been Edelmann's specialities. Now they are taking the next step, showing what they can do...

Web Movement Compensation from 0m to 500m per Minute
19 November 2009 by ROFIN Flexible Packaging ROFIN's new web movement compensation (WMC) system provides complete compensation of web movement during laser perforation of packaging. The solution encompasses a comprehensive speed range,...

Counterfeiting is Big Business in a Bad Economy - BrandWatch SecuriTagg Helps Safeguard Public Health and Safety
10 November 2009 by BrandWatch Technologies BrandWatch™ Technologies, an innovative global leader in brand security solutions, announced today that it has launched its next generation security product, SecuriTagg. In today's...

Successful Market Introduction of DoubleSeal SuperShorty® CSD Eco in Germany
10 November 2009 by BERICAP The market environment in the mineral water industry changes rapidly. Best price offers of discounters for mineral water filled in one-way PET are the bench mark for the whole industry....

Gourmet Canadian Pasta Opts For Sustainable NatureFlex Packaging Film
03 November 2009 by Innovia Films A Canadian company, Nature's Farm™, has chosen sustainable and compostable NatureFlex™ from Innovia Films to wrap its range of gourmet pasta products. Founded in 1987 in...

The alphaJET C Inkjet Printer Impresses Ursula Rath with its Minimal Consumption Values
01 November 2009 by KBA-Metronic The decision in favour of the inkjet printer alphaJET C from KBA-Metronic was made rather quickly as the solid processing and the substantial reduction of the consumables were the decisive...

October 2009

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KRELUS to Exhibit at ICE Europe 2009
28 October 2009 by KRELUS KRELUS, a manufacturer and supplier of fast, medium-wave infrared heaters, will exhibit at this year's International Converting Exhibition (ICE) in Munich, Germany, from 24 to 26 November. ...

Romaco Group at P-MEC 2009: Flexible Use for Economic Output
27 October 2009 by Romaco At this year's P-MEC in Mumbai, India, Romaco will exhibit state-of-the-art technology from its packaging and processing division. Romaco, headquartered in Germany, offers compact machine lines...

Romaco Group to Exhibit at PHARMTECH 2009
27 October 2009 by Romaco At PHARMTECH 2009 Romaco will present the fastest intermittent motion cartoner of its class, the Promatic P 91S. With a speed of up to 140 cartons per minute the plant sets new standards for...

Bericap Introduces Sports Cap for PCO 1881 in US
26 October 2009 by BERICAP BERICAP's 1881 Push Pull sports closure is now performing satisfactorily in the US market. Raw material saving, CO2 emission reduction and, last but not least, cost saving measures are...

Romaco Group at CHINA-PHARM 2009: State-of-the-art Cartoning by Promatic
23 October 2009 by Romaco The Romaco trade fair highlight at this year's CHINA-PHARM is the continuous motion cartoner Promatic PC 4400. With a speed of up to 420 cartons per minute the cartoner combines fully...

OxySense's Chief Scientist to Speak at India Flexible Packaging Symposium
12 October 2009 by OxySense OxySense, the world's leading supplier of optical oxygen measurement systems to the packaging industry, announced today that its chief scientist, Dr Devinder Saini, will present a paper on...

Korsnäs Gävle Invests SEK 570 Million in Energy and Environment
09 October 2009 by Korsnäs AB Korsnäs Gävle is replacing its evaporator plant. The new plant will reduce oil consumption by almost 50%, cutting CO2 emissions by an equivalent amount. The total value of...

Unterland Flexible Packaging Celebrates its 50th Anniversary
07 October 2009 by Mondi This year Mondi Consumer Flexibles celebrates the 50th anniversary of its largest production plant - Unterland Flexible Packaging. The company, located in Kufstein, Austria, was founded in 1959...

BERICAP’s SuperShorty Line Enrichment
01 October 2009 by BERICAP BERICAP’s DoubleSeal SuperShorty® closure range for PCO 1881 is already well established for carbonated beverages and still water in markets like Europe, Americas and Asia. This closure...

September 2009

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AlpVision to Exhibit its Anti-Counterfeiting Solutions at PackExpo Las Vegas (5-7 October 2009)
30 September 2009 by AlpVision AlpVision, a leader in developing invisible solutions for brand and counterfeit protection, will present its full range of invisible security solutions at PackExpo 2009 (5-7 October 2009 at...

Packaging Aids and Clamco Geared Up for Pack Expo 2009
29 September 2009 by Pac Machinery Group Packaging Aids and Clamco are all geared up for Pack Expo 2009 in Las Vegas from 5-7 October 2009. Packaging Aids and Clamco are both proud members of the PAC Machinery Group that also...

Nuts About High Barrier NatureFlex™ Film
28 September 2009 by Innovia Films Innovia Films' high barrier compostable cellulose-based material, NatureFlex™ NK, has been chosen by an Italian producer, New Factor, to wrap its range of organic nuts and dried fruit –...

Global Vision Helps First Priority Reduce Costs in Tough Times
25 September 2009 by Global Vision During tough economic times, First Priority, manufacturer of generic veterinary pharmaceutical products, implemented Global Vision's automated inspection solutions in an effort to reduce...

Countdown to Innovative Coding Technology
15 September 2009 by KBA-Metronic At the FachPack 2009, Nuremberg, Germany, KBA-Metronic will exhibit in hall 3, stand 207 and also within the special exhibitor area for 'Cost Savings and Sustainability in Packaging' in hall...

Sustainable, Compostable NatureFlex™ Film Selected to Package Nutritional Canadian Products
07 September 2009 by Innovia Films A Canadian company, Dr Vie, has chosen sustainable and compostable NatureFlex™ from Innovia Films to wrap its entire range of nutritional 'superfood' products. Based in...

Danone Turkey Introduces Bericap’s HexaLite® 29/11 SFB 3T
04 September 2009 by BERICAP In April 2009 Bericap Turkey launched the production of HexaLite® 29/11 SFB 3T – the water closure suitable for light-weight neck finish 29/25 for Danone Turkey’s Hayat brand. ...

Global Vision Heads to Label Expo 2009 with Latest in Automated Inspection Solutions
03 September 2009 by Global Vision Global Vision, the leader in automated inspection solutions for packaging and labeling, will be exhibiting at Label Expo Europe from 23-26 September 2009 at booth #12T80. Global Vision will...

August 2009

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ColorMatrix Offers New Levels of Brand Assurance for Lightweight PET with Amosorb® SolO2 Enhanced Oxygen Scavenging System
26 August 2009 by ColorMatrix ColorMatrix Group, global innovators in PET colorant and additive technologies, has launched Amosorb® SolO2 – a powerful oxygen scavenging system that delivers new opportunities for...

GPac Technology Offers Half-Size Pallet: Flexible to Accommodate Smaller Cargo Volume and Optimise Container Space
25 August 2009 by GPac Technology GPac™ Technology, which manufactures and sells its proprietary compressed wood pallet, has developed a half-size pallet suited for smaller cargo volume. This pallet, P20L-A, has dimensions...

Promatic P91 S Intermittent Motion Cartoner to be Presented at PackExpo Las Vegas 2009
20 August 2009 by Romaco Romaco will be at PackExpo Las Vegas 2009 from 5-7 October 2009, and are using the show to present the Promatic P91 S intermittent motion cartoner for the first time. Its rapid packaging speed...

tna Founder, Alf Taylor, Among Most Influential Engineers
17 August 2009 by tna Australia Alf Taylor, founder of tna, has been named one of Australia's 100 most influential engineers of 2009 in the June edition of Engineers Australia. The list, published annually, identifies...

tna’s roflo® 3 Offers Sustainable Design and Superior Performance
10 August 2009 by tna Australia The performance and flexibility of tna’s roflo® 3 transfer and distribution system is taking the packaging and processing world by storm, but the environmental benefits are equally...

tna 528δ Multi-Head Reinvents Twin Scale Performance
07 August 2009 by tna Australia tna’s new 528δst multi-head scale (twin scale) is a radical departure from standard twin scales in both speed and accuracy. The design of the scale utilizes the figure eight shape...

tna Unveils intelli-flav® 2 Flavouring System
07 August 2009 by tna Australia tna introduces the tna intelli-flav® 2 flavouring system, which combines consistent application with delicate handling for even flavour distribution, with minimal flavour loss and less...

KRELUS Opens New Office in Singapore
05 August 2009 by KRELUS We are delighted to annouce that we have expanded to open a new representative office in Singapore with immediate effect, with the aim of providing a higher level of business efficiency...

July 2009

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Coca-Cola China Starts Using BERICAP's 1881 SuperShorty® for Aseptic and Sparkling PET Packages
31 July 2009 by BERICAP Coca-Cola China decided in the first quarter of 2008 to reduce material usage by converting their aseptic PET beverage packages from PCO 1810 neck finish to PCO 1881. One of the closures...

GPac™ Environmental Pallets Classified as Reconstituted Wood Product by Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS)
28 July 2009 by GPac Technology GPac™ environmental wood pallets are compressed under high heat and classified as a reconstituted wood product by the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS). According...

World Packaging Organisation Rewards Promens' Aqualife Tank Once Again
22 July 2009 by Promens Materials Handling Products Winner of the WPO WorldStar Sustainable Packaging Award 2009, Promens and Aqualife's shellfish tank keeps taking home international prizes. The Aqualife shellfish tank bridges distances...

Bericap's THUMP'UP Introduced by AGUA SAN BENEDETTO
21 July 2009 by BERICAP AGUA SAN BENEDETTO SPAIN recently decided to introduce the THUMB'UP® sports closure 26.7mm for their still water FUENTE PRIMAVERA AGUA MINERAL, filled in 330ml and 500ml bottles in...

The PET Wine Bottle Choice is DiamondClear™
20 July 2009 by VIP Packaging Taking a leading stance in innovation in the Australian wine industry, Wolf Blass Green Label presents a new packaging alternative with a lower greenhouse footprint. Wolf Blass Green Label,...

VIP Packaging Launches New Locking Ring - FlexiSeal®
20 July 2009 by VIP Packaging Closure options for the Australian steel industry are being transformed, thanks to VIP Packaging, with the most innovative breakthrough in sealing mechanisms that the small drums and pails...

Juice Market Feels Pressure from Latest PET Bottle Innovation
20 July 2009 by VIP Packaging The new Preshafruit® juice range demonstrates outstanding innovation through its PET bottle design and production processes, while being able to deliver significant nutritional benefits...

A 360o IBC Solution
20 July 2009 by VIP Packaging VIP Packaging is now manufacturing new 1,000l intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) under an exclusive licence from the internationally acclaimed Mauser® group. These new IBCs form...

The New Bee’s Knees in Bulk Packaging
20 July 2009 by VIP Packaging In a new development for the bulk packaging sector, leading plastic and steel packaging solutions provider VIP Packaging is now manufacturing intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) under an...

New Spiral Elevator from FlexLink Offers High Efficiency, No Stop Losses and a Compact Footprint
09 July 2009 by FlexLink Increasing competition in manufacturing industries is highlighting the demands on efficiency in production systems and on compact footprints. In parallel with continuous improvements and...

Mondi Introduces the Latest Innovation for Creative Cooking In the Microwave – The Retortable Zip & Valve Pouch
08 July 2009 by Mondi The Zip & Valve pouch enables end-consumers to not only prepare their meals faster but also gives the opportunity to season their rice or soups individually the same way as in traditional...

June 2009

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KRELUS' New Energy Saving IR-System
24 June 2009 by KRELUS KRELUS, a leading manufacturer and supplier of custom-made infrared radiation systems, has unveiled a new energy-saving IR-system. The KRELUS IR-system is an efficient, responsive, modular...

BERICAP's SK 110/37 Closure for the Edible Oil Industry: Safety and Tightness for a Big Mouth PET Container
17 June 2009 by BERICAP The pickle and edible oil industry in Turkey was suffering serious leakage problems with packages when using the conventional closure solutions without TE-band. Tightness of the package...

Procter & Gamble Employ Global Vision Inspection Solutions
15 June 2009 by Global Vision For more than a decade Procter & Gamble (P&G) has been implementing Global Vision's automated proofreading solutions throughout various departments within their organisation. With...

Citation Uses Global Vision's Label Inspection Technology to Automate Process
15 June 2009 by Global Vision Global Vision's label inspection solutions have been implemented at Citation Clinical Labeling Systems, a global manufacturer and supplier of clinical trial labels. The integration of...

Alert Packaging to Showcase Products at Teagasc in Co Dublin
11 June 2009 by Alert Packaging Alert Packaging invites you to Teagasc, which takes place at Ashtown Food Research Centre in Co Dublin from 17 June to 18 June. The company will display a comprehensive range of...

Thermoforming Material By Mondi: Total Protection with Maximum Flexibility
10 June 2009 by Mondi Barrier films for sensitive goods are enjoying strong growth and are gaining more and more importance. Mondi Consumer Flexibles has taken this into account and established a long-standing...

Vegware Biodegradable Cutlery Sets Wrapped In Compostable Natureflex Film
09 June 2009 by Innovia Films Innovia Films' biodegradable and compostable material, NatureFlex NE30, has been chosen to flow-wrap Vegware's natural starch cutlery sets. NatureFlex was an obvious solution for the...

FlexLink Launches a Gentle Handling Offer for the Confectionery Industry
08 June 2009 by FlexLink By finding synergy effects from other industry solutions, FlexLink is offering a wide range of solutions to an industry where quality of product packaging has a very strong impact on the...

PAC Machinery Group Offers Surgical Precision with New Fully Validatable Rotary Medical Sealer
02 June 2009 by Pac Machinery Group PAC Machinery Group (PMG) has announced the addition of the new C-Med 667T validatable rotary sealer to its medical packaging equipment line. This new medical pouch sealer will be featured...

PAC Machinery Group's New Medical Controller to be Unveiled at East Pack 2009
02 June 2009 by Pac Machinery Group PAC Machinery Group (PMG) has announced a new controller for their validatable medical packaging equipment line. The new controller will be featured at the East Pack 2009 show in New York...

PAC Machinery Group Doubles Up in New York by Exhibiting at MD&M East 2009 and East Pack 2009
01 June 2009 by Pac Machinery Group PAC Machinery Group (PMG) will showcase equipment at East Pack 2009 (booth 4517) and MD&M East 2009 (booth 2326), from 9 June to 11 June at the Jacob K Javits Convention Center in New York,...

Synbra Technology Imports Styropack Expertise
01 June 2009 by Synbra Bryan Elwick, site manager of Styropack UK’s Grimsby site, has been transferred to Synbra Technology in The Netherlands. Bryan takes on the role of project development manager in the...

May 2009

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Bericap - The World Specialist for Advanced Sustainable Plastic Closures
29 May 2009 by BERICAP The plastic closures that Bericap offers to the beverage, lube oil, edible oil, chemical, juice, milk and agro industries are perfectly adapted to critical packaging requirements such as...

Mondi Expands Re-Closable Bag Business in Eastern Europe
28 May 2009 by Mondi Mondi Consumer Flexibles celebrated the official opening of its newly extended plant in Békéscsaba, Hungary. Due to the expansion Mondi will be the first producer for re-closable bags in...

Brand New Cellulose Film Production Line at Innovia Films’ Wigton Site
27 May 2009 by Innovia Films Commercial production has started on a new cellulose film manufacturing line at Innovia Films' Wigton site in the UK. The €10 million investment for the new machine was agreed two...

SUBNIL Launches Its Fastest Tube Filler - The CONDOR 300
21 May 2009 by Subnil Packaging Machineries SUBNIL has launched its CONDOR 300 tube filler, with a capacity to produce up to 300 tubes/min. It fills viscous and semi-viscous products into tubes and closes them depending on the type of...

Seidel Showcases Latest Aluminium Design Products at Luxe Pack New York
20 May 2009 by Seidel Seidel develops and manufactures high-quality aluminium design products for some of the beauty industry's most discerning brand names (such as Estée Lauder, Hugo Boss, L'Oréal, and...

Synbra Receives European Polylactic Production Technology Innovation of the Year Award 2008
20 May 2009 by Synbra The 2008 European Polylactic Production Technology Innovation of the Year Award has been awarded to PURAC, Sulzer Chemtech and Synbra Technology for their joint development of a new...

Natureflex Gains Seal Of Approval From Leading UK Consumer Body
13 May 2009 by Innovia Films Innovia Films' compostable cellulose-based packaging film, NatureFlex™, has been put to the test by the UK's leading consumer body and passed with flying colours. In the May edition...

KRELUS to Exhibit at TECHTEXTIL, 16-18 June 2009
06 May 2009 by KRELUS KRELUS, the fast, medium-wave infrared heater manufacturer, will exhibit at TECHTEXTIL in Frankfurt, Germany, 16-18 June 2009. Visit booth number 3.0 in hall 39 - we look forward to meeting...

April 2009

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Bericap’s Transatlantique Dispensing Closure System Allows One-Hand Opening
28 April 2009 by BERICAP Despite its glamorous name referring to its smokestack shape, Transatlantique dispensing closure (ref 4355), which was designed by Bericap for Monin, the French premium syrups company, and...

Herbs and Spices Packed in Innovia Films' High-Barrier Natureflex Film
20 April 2009 by Innovia Films Innovia Films' high-barrier, compostable, cellulose-based material NatureFlex™ NK has been chosen by an Austrian producer, Sonnentor, to wrap its range of herbs and spices. NatureFlex...

Flexible Packaging Success Stateside For NatureFlex
02 April 2009 by Innovia Films The winners of the 2009 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards (sponsored by the Flexible Packaging Association) were announced recently in Florida and NatureFlex™ from Innovia Films was...

March 2009

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Bericap's SVT 37.5 - A Consumer-Oriented Solution for Gear Oil
31 March 2009 by BERICAP Product development discussion with FUCHS EUROPE SCHMIERSTOFFE has proved that the telescopic closures used in the past do not fulfil the requirements of a modern closure...

Lush Easter Eggs Wrapped in NatureFlex Film
27 March 2009 by Innovia Films Innovia Films’ biodegradable and compostable packaging film NatureFlex™ has been chosen by the ethical handmade cosmetics company Lush to wrap its range of ‘Happy Easter’ gift eggs. ...

KRELUS - Fast, Medium-Wave Infrared-Heaters
26 March 2009 by KRELUS KRELUS's fast, medium-wave infrared-heaters are efficient, responsive, modular and economical. ...

Romaco Packaging Solutions at ACHEMA 2009
25 March 2009 by Romaco With their unique machine design, Romaco installations are suitable for a wide range of applications and can be flexibly adapted to meet individual requirements. Romaco is presenting its...

OxySense Seeks Distributors to Handle Growing Demand
24 March 2009 by OxySense OxySense, the world’s leading supplier of non-invasive oxygen permeation and monitoring systems to the food, beverage and pharmaceutical packaging industries, is seeking additional...

Market Introduction of SuperShorty® Eco
13 March 2009 by BERICAP From a very early stage BERICAP recognised the necessity to develop light weight closures for the beverage industry in order to reduce the packaging cost for its partners and at the same time...

New Peelable Transparent Reamwrap Film – Propaream™ T710P
09 March 2009 by Innovia Films Innovia Films is pleased to introduce the latest addition to its Propaream™ range: a peelable transparent reamwrap film, Propaream T710P, designed to respond to the requirements of the...

FlexLink Launches a New Offer to the Bakery Industry
02 March 2009 by FlexLink FlexLink has launched a new offer for efficient crate handling systems to the bakery industry. Crates are commonly used in bakeries for the transport of baked bread. With a complete offer...

February 2009

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The GoodOnYa Bar Wrapped in Compostable Natureflex Film
23 February 2009 by Innovia Films Innovia Films’ biodegradable and compostable flexible material, NatureFlex™, has been chosen for a new range of organic, mostly raw nutrition bars produced in the USA. Based in San...

OxySense Releases Newest Line of Non-Invasive Oxygen Monitoring and Permeation Systems for Packaging Laboratories
17 February 2009 by OxySense OxySense® announced today the release of its GEN III™ line – the newest generation of non-invasive oxygen monitoring and permeation systems. The GEN III line, based on OxySense’s...

Krelus-Mini - Full Area Modular Infrared Heaters
09 February 2009 by KRELUS Krelus-Mini full area modular infrared heaters offer three settings: uniform setting, edge zone setting and individual setting. ...

Twinings Teabags Wrapped in Compostable Natureflex Film
04 February 2009 by Innovia Films Innovia Films’ sustainable and compostable packaging film NatureFlex™ has been chosen by Twinings to wrap one of its major tea products, Everyday. Founded in 1706, Twinings’ high...

January 2009

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Synbra Receives NRK – ‘PRIMA Ondernemen Award’
22 January 2009 by Synbra On 21 January Synbra was awarded the prestigious Gold ‘NRK PRIMA Ondernemen Award’ by the Dutch rubber and plastics association. Bata Nederland (Silver) and Kras recycling (Bronze) also...

CPS Case Packing Systems Exhibits at the FRUIT LOGISTICA Exhibition in Berlin
14 January 2009 by Case Packing Systems At the FRUIT LOGISTICA Exhibition, to be held in Berlin on the 4th to the 6th of February 2009, CPS Case Packing Systems will exhibit its latest case packer, the CL64 Cratepacker. CPS will...

KRELUS - The energy saving IR-system!
06 January 2009 by KRELUS KRELUS - The energy saving IR-system! Efficient - responsive - modular - economical. ...

Third-Party Lab Confirms Successful Performance of the OxySense® OxyOTR™ system
05 January 2009 by OxySense OxySense®, Inc. recently engaged Plastic Technologies, Inc. (PTI), an independent packaging development and testing company headquartered in Holland, Ohio, to compare the performance and...

December 2008

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BOXAL 25cl aluminium bottles for Yoplait awarded a prestigious OSCAR de L’EMBALLAGE 2008
19 December 2008 by Boxal The BOXAL 25cl aluminium bottles produced for Yoplait latest groundbreaking innovation Dizzy is distinguished by a prestigious OSCAR de L’Emballage 2008 in the Beverage Category. The...

Multi-Purpose Machine
11 December 2008 by PackSys Global This new multi-purpose machine (MPM) is one of the most cost-effective, flexible pieces of equipment on the market. The MPM can be used for plastic or metal caps, for gluing, inserting...

LT250 Machine
11 December 2008 by PackSys Global The LT250 high speed laminate tube line is a combination of all the latest technology developments proposed by Packsys Global in the last few years. It has been designed in accordance with...

Extension of Sports Closure Range to Suit Sustainability and Application
04 December 2008 by BERICAP BERICAP is developing its sports caps in its R&D centre of Dijon (France) and is currently producing several billion units of sports caps in five of its 20 production premises. As the main...

KRELUS-MINI Infrared-Heaters
03 December 2008 by KRELUS KRELUS-MINI full-area, modular, infrared-heaters have a number of benefits. The heaters have the following: Uniform setting Edge-zone setting Individual setting ...

November 2008

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Romaco Group at P-MEC 2008: Innovative Technologies for Best Results
14 November 2008 by Romaco At P-MEC 2008 in Mumbai, India, Romaco will be presenting its new aseptic liquid filler Macofar VF 18 for pharmaceutical parenterals and lyophilized products. With a maximum output of 18,000...

Celebrating Two Decades in the US with a New Leap in Conveyor Technology
12 November 2008 by FlexLink At PACK EXPO 2008, FlexLink displays how to meet tomorrow’s demands on green technology and efficiency in production and packaging lines, with the new conveyor system X85 and dynamic line control....

Quality Street Wrappers Go Compostable with New Natureflex Coloured Film
11 November 2008 by Innovia Films Innovia Films’ renewable and compostable packaging film, NatureFlex™ has been chosen by Nestlé UK to wrap one of its signature confectionery brands: Quality Street. Having supplied...

Pac Machinery Group Seals the Deal with Clamco Corporation
09 November 2008 by Pac Machinery Group In November, Pac Machinery Group will include Clamco Corporation, a longtime US manufacturer of heat sealing, shrink wrap packaging and bag sealing machinery. "Pac Machinery Group is...

New High Barrier NatureFlex™ Film Launched
06 November 2008 by Innovia Films Innovia Films’ next generation of its flexible, compostable film, NatureFlex™ was officially launched today at the European Bioplastics Conference in Berlin. The new film, NatureFlex NK,...

October 2008

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The Fast, Medium-Wave Infrared-Heaters
30 October 2008 by KRELUS KRELUS' fast, medium-wave infrared-heaters have a number of benefits. The heaters are: Efficient Responsive Modular Economical KRELUS infrared-heaters have unique technology,...

The BERICAP Light Weight Product Range for Still Water
21 October 2008 by BERICAP BERICAP has developed the closure range, HexaLite®, for the bottling of still water. The HexaLite exists as HexaLite 26 FB, suitable for light weighted 26mm neck finish and the HexaLite 29...

Romaco Group at Emballage 2008: Individual High-Tech Design
20 October 2008 by Romaco Innovative technology for packaging and processing is the focal point of Romaco at this year’s Emballage in Paris, France. The tablet counting machine, Bosspak RTC 15, shows Romaco’s competence...

Guayaki Goes for Green Natureflex™ Packaging
14 October 2008 by Innovia Films Innovia Films’ biodegradable and compostable material, NatureFlex™, is helping a Californian company, Guayaki, in its bid to achieve the ‘greenest’ packaging possible for its Yerba...

Romaco Group at Pack Expo 2008: Outstanding Performance Meets Unique Design
10 October 2008 by Romaco At Pack Expo 2008 in Chicago, USA, Romaco will be presenting the fastest horizontal intermittent motion cartoner of its class: the Promatic P 91S. With a maximum output of 140 cartons per...

Yoplait Launches Dizzy, a New Generation Dairy Beverage with High Definition Printing from Boxal
07 October 2008 by Boxal These exclusive bottles are produced in France on dedicated lines. The trendy Boxal aluminium bottles have been selected build brand awareness and seduce new consumers seeking innovation....

September 2008

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Romaco Group at Biopharmacéutica 2008: Top Level Product Handling
23 September 2008 by Romaco At Biopharmacéutica 2008 in Mexico, Romaco will be presenting the fastest horizontal intermittent cartoner of its class: the Promatic P91 S. With a maximum output of 140 folding boxes per...

CPS Case Closing Units
16 September 2008 by Case Packing Systems Case Packing Systems (CPS) has a case closer for every purpose in their program. Whether the customer wants to close the case with tape, double taper, hot melt, hot melt and tape, CPS...

The Energy Saving IR System
11 September 2008 by KRELUS Krelus is the energy saving IR-system. It is efficient, responsive, modular and economical. ...

BERICAP’s SuperShorty® and Sportscap for PCO 1881
11 September 2008 by BERICAP The market introduction of BERICAP SuperShorty® is progressing. After the conversion of beer in PET from PCO 1810 to PCO 1881 in Germany, SuperShorty has been introduced for aseptic filling...

New Range Of Non-Perforated ‘Breathable’ BOPP Film
09 September 2008 by Innovia Films Innovia Films has launched its first range of ‘breathable’ biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) film, PropaFresh P2G and P2GAF. This range of specific permeable, non-perforated films is...

Fast Flexible Film Wraps New Mr Kipling Cake Bites
08 September 2008 by Innovia Films Innovia Films’ fast seal coated high barrier film, Propafilm FFX26, is being used by Manor Bakeries to wrap its newest product development – Mr Kipling Cake Bites. Part of Innovia Films’...

PURAC-Sulzer Develop New Polymerization Technology for PLA
08 September 2008 by Synbra CSM subsidiary PURAC and Sulzer Chemtech have jointly developed a new cost-effective polymerization process to produce high-quality polylactic acid (PLA). The new process relies upon...

August 2008

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Galderma Relies on Romaco Technology: Increased Productivity in Spite of Frequent Format Changes
28 August 2008 by Romaco The P 91 intermittent motion cartoner from Promatic has been in use at Galderma for over a year. In the French factory at Alby-sur-Chéran, the Swiss manufacturer of dermatological products...

OxySense® Releases New Permeation Measurement Solution for Packaging Laboratories
20 August 2008 by OxySense OxySense® today announced the OxyOTR™ accessory system, an oxygen permeation measurement system to be used for oxygen transmission rate (OTR) testing with the OxySense® 4000B in...

Probiotic Dispensing Closure
04 August 2008 by BERICAP BERICAP and BioGaia join forces to offer beverage brand owners and bottlers, a unique solution for probiotics and other ingredients to create new concepts of functional and health enhancing...

July 2008

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NATUREFLEX™ BARKS UP THE RIGHT TREE FOR DOG BISCUIT PRODUCER
28 July 2008 by Innovia Films Innovia Films’ biodegradable and compostable flexible material, NatureFlex™ has been chosen as part of the packaging for a new range of all natural, organic dog biscuits produced in the...

NatureFlex Part of Packaging First Down Under
22 July 2008 by Innovia Films Innovia Films’ biodegradable, compostable and flexible packaging material, NatureFlex™ is an integral part of a packaging first for an Australian gingerbread biscuit producer. Based in...

Romaco FrymaKoruma at POWTECH 2008
18 July 2008 by Romaco The Dinex vacuum process plant will be the centre of this year’s presentation by Romaco FrymaKoruma at POWTECH 2008. The plant, used for manufacturing liquid and semi-solid forms, has...

Alltub Selects Packsys Global as Its Technology Partner in Latin America
14 July 2008 by PackSys Global PackSys Global (PSG) today announced that it has been selected by Alltub to supply several high-speed lines for the manufacture of collapsible aluminium tubes. The lines will be installed at...

Brands, the Most Valuable Asset Companies Own, Need Protection
14 July 2008 by BERICAP Brands have been built up through investment in research, design and quality, furthermore in creating and maintaining consumer satisfaction and loyalty - which is at the heart of the success...

PAC Machinery Group has a 'Blast' with Environmentally Sensitive Company
11 July 2008 by Pac Machinery Group BlastBag's innovative waste containment bag sealed by PMG's Vertrod sealer helps to protect the environment. With a strong focus on developing a product that protects the environment,...

Interpack 2008 Exceeds All Expectations
08 July 2008 by Romaco Romaco’s participation in this year's Interpack, PROCESSES AND PACKAGING 2008, was an overwhelming success. During the week of the show (the 24th to the 30th of April), more than 1,000...

Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Farmigea Chooses the New P91 S Intermittent Motion Cartoner
08 July 2008 by Romaco Karlsruhe – The first of the new P91 S intermittent motion cartoners by Romaco is destined for delivery to the Italian pharmaceutical company Farmigea. The most recent development in...

Romaco Group Product Innovations at Interpack 2008
08 July 2008 by Romaco Karlsruhe – At Interpack 2008, Romaco presented, for the first time, the Promatic P91 S intermittent motion cartoner. New technical standards are being set with its packaging speed of...

The Green Herb Goes Automated
07 July 2008 by Pac Machinery Group When The Green Herb of Wheat Ridge, Colorado, decided to automate, they chose PAC Machinery Group (PMG). The small herbal supplements business needed to increase the production of their...

Converting Technology Expands Manufacturing Operations to Meet Customer Needs
07 July 2008 by Pac Machinery Group Converting Technology, a member of PAC Machinery Group, has increased its production capacity through the purchase of additional servo-driven wicketed and flat bag converting equipment. ...

PAC Machinery Group's Vacuum Chamber Is Put to Use by the MythBusters
07 July 2008 by Pac Machinery Group The famed MythBusters are out to confirm or bust another myth, and this time they used PAC Machinery Group's (PMG) VMS 163 vacuum chamber to help them with their myth busting efforts....

PAC Seals Meals for Space Travel
07 July 2008 by Pac Machinery Group Packaging Aids Corporation (PAC) has become an important part of the NASA space meal program. All food for the NASA space program is vacuum packaged. The majority of the thermostabilized...

June 2008

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BERICAP’s HexaLite® Leads the Light Weight Development for Plastic Closures
23 June 2008 by BERICAP Less than 10 years after having introduced on the market the first plastic closures for still water, traded as HEXACAP®, that weighted less than 2g and that were produced on large scale...

OxySense and Kinesis Team Up to Provide Unparalleled Non-Invasive Testing Efficiency
12 June 2008 by OxySense Testing thousands of packages can be a daunting task for any lab. This process is only further complicated when the facility manager is under a time crunch. With this in mind, OxySense,...

Pure Beverage Innovation – the Boxal Aluminium Bottle
09 June 2008 by Boxal France, Beaurepaire – the Boxal aluminium bottle is the preferred packaging for innovative beverages. Breaking new grounds, the aluminium bottles support the development of new...

NatureFlex Provides the Finishing Touch
06 June 2008 by Innovia Films Multi award-winning Welsh artisan organic flour producer, Bacheldre Watermill, has chosen Innovia Film’s biodegradable and compostable material, NatureFlex™, to add the finishing touch to...

KRELUS Exhibits Energy-Saving IR Heaters for the Paper Printing Industry
05 June 2008 by KRELUS KRELUS, a leading producer of bespoke infrared (IR) radiation systems for a wide range of market and uses, is exhibiting at the DRUPA'08 exhibition in Düsseldorf.. The exhibition lasts...

FlexLink Acquires Techne
02 June 2008 by FlexLink FlexLink have acquired Techne, a leading provider of machines and devices for the packaging OEM industry. Techne is now part of FlexLink’s EMEA South organisation as an Area System House (ASH)....

May 2008

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New GALILEO I 38mm Lightweight Hinged Closures for Milk, Milk Drinks and Still Beverages
30 May 2008 by BERICAP GALILEO® is the registered name for a new range of closures from BERICAP that all use its new patented technology for moulding hinged closures in closed position, which allows...

Winning Streak for Innovia Films' NatureFlex
16 May 2008 by Innovia Films Innovia Films' leading biodegradable, compostable, flexible film – NatureFlex™ has scooped prizes at two major packaging awards held recently. First, was the prestigious 20th DuPont...

April 2008

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ECOLAB Healthcare Europe
23 April 2008 by BERICAP As the world leader in premium commercial cleaning and sanitizing, ECOLAB has grown to US$5 billion in global sales. In more than 160 countries, businesses rely on more than 23,000...

Innovative Cereal Pack Uses Natureflex™ Film
18 April 2008 by Innovia Films Innovia Films' biodegradable, compostable NatureFlex™ film is being used as part of the packaging for a leading British cereal producer’s organic range. Jordans has adopted new bags for...

Chocolate Goji Treats Packaged in Sustainable Film
17 April 2008 by Innovia Films Innovia Films' biodegradable packaging material, NatureFlex™, is helping a raw snack food company – Superfood Snacks - to fulfill its ideal for natural eco-friendly sustainable bags to...

Mondi Consumer Flexibles: Innovation as Key to Success
16 April 2008 by Mondi In 2006 Mondi opened its R&D Centre in Korneuburg, Austria, which has two laboratories and pilot production lines with digital printing equipment. The R&D Centre has extensive know-how in...

Mondi Consumer Flexibles: In-Depth Know-How in Laser Perforation
16 April 2008 by Mondi Food and pet food are accurate indicators of changing lifestyles in the developed world. Convenience but also environmental aspects such as biodegradability and avoidance of excess packaging...

Sustainable Packaging for Sustainable Customer Value: Mondi Presents Biodegradable Packaging Solutions
16 April 2008 by Mondi Sustainability is an absolute necessity for the leading businesses of today. Mondi has made a public commitment to integrating sustainable development into its business model. This includes...

Mondi Consumer Flexibles Sets New Standard of Convenience in Pet Food Packaging
16 April 2008 by Mondi Top slider offers consumers a new level of convenience and boosts brand value In the competitive pet food segment, packaging adds value not just by protecting the product: an eye-catching...

StripTabs™ Complete Solution for Manufacturing and Packaging
15 April 2008 by Romaco The machine construction specialist Romaco presents its newest technological development for manufacturing and packaging pharmaceutical strip tablets, StripTabs™. The manufacture in a...

FlexLink Shows Efficiency at Interpack 2008
11 April 2008 by FlexLink At Interpack, FlexLink will show how to meet today's requirements in production and packaging lines with the new X85 conveyor system and distributed line control. Increased capacity and...

New Homepage from KRELUS-Switzerland
10 April 2008 by KRELUS Please visit the new KRELUS homepage with five application movies! The leaflets are downloadable in five languages - German, French, English, Italian and Spanish. KRELUS - the energy...

Coven Egidio to Display at Beauty World
07 April 2008 by Coven Egidio Coven Egidio S.n.c. will participate to Beauty World trade show in Dubai, UAE. The company will showcase for the first time the new manual perfume filling machine model MD 07. This is the...

Coven Egidio Showcase New Machines at COSMOPROF 2008
07 April 2008 by Coven Egidio Coven Egidio S.n.c. will partecipate to COSMOPROF 2008 trade show in Bologna Italy. The company will showcase for the first time the new manual perfume filling machine model MD 07 and the ...

March 2008

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Take a Fresh Look at Natureflex
28 March 2008 by Innovia Films Innovia Films will be showcasing its full range of NatureFlex™, one of the market leading biodegradable and compostable flexible packaging materials, at Bioplastics in Packaging –...

Premium Chocolate Maker Chooses Natureflex
28 March 2008 by Innovia Films Innovia Films' biodegradable packaging material NatureFlex™ is being used by the American company, Askinosie Chocolate, as the inner wrap for its range of small-batch produced...

New NatureFlex NVR Launches at Interpack 2008
28 March 2008 by Innovia Films At Bioplastics in Packaging - Interpack 2008, Innovia Films will be launching a new grade of NatureFlex™ film, NVR. NatureFlex is one of the market leading biodegradable and...

New Easy Open Performance Film - Propaream T710EO
28 March 2008 by Innovia Films Innovia Films is pleased to introduce the latest addition to its Propaream™ portfolio: an easy-open packaging film, Propaream T710EO, designed to address the need for increased...

PMG Announces New West Coast Sales Manager
11 March 2008 by Pac Machinery Group PAC Machinery Group (PMG) announces Bill Glaser as the new regional sales manager for the West Coast. Bill has over 17 years experience in the packaging industry most notably with Alloyd...

PMG Announces New Marketing Associate
11 March 2008 by Pac Machinery Group PAC Machinery Group (PMG) announces Tina Barni as the new marketing associate. Tina holds a Masters of Journalism from UC Berkeley and has worked as both an assistant features editor for the...

CPS to Attend Interpack
10 March 2008 by Case Packing Systems At booth 11E04; Interpack Düsseldorf you will find CPS Case Packing Systems showing their new CP 201 case packer which will pack bags in corrugated cases, and the CLP packing (pre)formed...

February 2008

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Mondi Group Organisational Review
11 February 2008 by Mondi Mondi Group today announces a new organisation structure, after a review commenced following Mondi's listing as an independent business in July 2007. The changes are designed to ensure that...

Mondi Packaging Consumer Flexibles: Food Pouches for Changing Lifestyles
11 February 2008 by Mondi Food is a key indicator of changing lifestyles, and the current trends driving innovation in developed economies are convenience and health-consciousness, resulting in significant changes...

Mondi Packaging Consumer Flexibles Strengthens its Position in Hungary
11 February 2008 by Mondi Part of Mondi Packaging's Diamond for Growth Strategy is dedicated to developing technologically advanced packaging solutions which best promote and protect our customer's products and to...

Barrier Films: Flexible Materials and Reliable Protection for Delicate Foodstuffs
06 February 2008 by Mondi Flexible packaging for the food sector is enjoying strong growth, not least thanks to the numerous design options and low weight and volume. Mondi Packaging offers a broad range of such...

January 2008

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NatureFlex Goes CarbonZero
31 January 2008 by Innovia Films Innovia Films has achieved CarbonZero status on its full range of NatureFlex™ coated biodegradable and compostable packaging films through the implementation of carbon-reduction...

ALPS Display at Nova Pack Conference
30 January 2008 by ALPS ALPS will be displaying at the Nova Pack conference to take place February 12-13 in Orlando, Florida. The display will include information about the new ALPS NexGen Rotary inspection systems...

Centre Focuses on Development of Innovative Surface Finishes and Natural Resource Maximization
18 January 2008 by Seidel Commitment to innovation, quality design and environmentally sound practices are longstanding traditions at Seidel GmbH + Co who, in late October last year, opened their much-anticipated...

Regional Supply of SK40/24 PV4 Cap for Chevron Global Lubricants
14 January 2008 by BERICAP Bericap Asia secured a contract with Chevron International for supply of 40mm screw caps for the new consumer pack design for the Caltex and Chevron brands of automotive products. The...

New X85 Line Control System from FlexLink
11 January 2008 by FlexLink A large part of the technology behind the release of FlexLink’s new X85 platform is based on modular thinking for easy engineering and fast ramp-up. The same principle is the foundation for the...

December 2007

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The BERICAP GALILEO II Closure - New Features, New Concept and Moreover a New Diameter in the Market.
21 December 2007 by BERICAP The GALILEO® II closure is a two-piece, flip-top closure. The base, which is the sealing element between bottle and closure, is made of polyethylene. The tamper evident hinged over-cap is...

Youtilize – New Production Logistics Software from FlexLink
03 December 2007 by FlexLink Youtilize® from FlexLink is a Manufacturing Execution Software (MES) that manages all resources available in the production: operators, machines and parts used as well as data and...

November 2007

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The New X85 Pallet System from FlexLink
08 November 2007 by FlexLink FlexLink now offers a new conveyor system, X85, including a state of the art pallet system as well as standardized software to control IT. The new X85 pallet system from FlexLink allows...

BERICAP’s P2 REL ALU receives the Cans of the Year Awards 2007 in Silver
06 November 2007 by BERICAP BERICAP was recently awarded the Cans of the Year Awards 2007 for ends, caps and closures in silver for its P2 REL ALU closure. The Cans of the Year Awards was awarded at the Canmaker summit...

October 2007

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BERICAP’s SuperShorty®
24 October 2007 by BERICAP BERICAP is progressing with the market introduction of the SuperShorty®. Meanwhile two beer bottlers have switched from PCO 1810 (the so called PCO 28) to PCO 1881. Further companies...

September 2007

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FlexLink’s Biggest Products Launch Ever – X85 Conveyor, Pallets, Controls and Youtilize™ Production Logistics Software
17 September 2007 by FlexLink FlexLink's vision is to be the first choice for production logistics, and the launch of the new X85 conveyor platform, X85 pallet system, line control and Youtilize™ software is a major...

International Demand for Non-Invasive Oxygen Measurement Systems Spurs Oxysense to Expand Network of Distributors
05 September 2007 by OxySense Dallas, Texas – OxySense® has responded to growing international interest in its non-invasive, real-time oxygen measurement systems with an expanded network of leading distributors...

Vinegar Version GALILEO II Closure Receives the Prestigious Brazilian Embanews Award
04 September 2007 by BERICAP BERICAP do Brasil has received the prestigious Embanews 2007 award for the GALILEO II closure in its vinegar version. The award, which follows their receipt of the French Salon d'Emballage...

The Aluminium Way for All Wines
03 September 2007 by Boxal Beaurepaire, France – The Boxal aluminium bottle appeals to all wines. This innovative packaging is ideal for still and sparkling wines, and boosts sales. Line extensions for Lubie,...

Starpack Winner: Boxal Long Neck Burn Aluminium Bottle
03 September 2007 by Boxal Beaurepaire, France – Boxal's shaped aluminium bottle for Burn has received the prestigious Starpack award for best creative pack. The judges' comments on Boxal's shaped aluminium...

Boxal Lead Supplier for Unilever's Key Product 'Axe'
03 September 2007 by Boxal Beaurepaire, France – Boxal's aluminium aerosol can making know-how has selected by Unilever for its large-scale makeover of the leading fragrance brand Axe. Boxal will be the...

August 2007

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CPS Case Packing Systems
13 August 2007 by Case Packing Systems Since 1988, CPS Case Packing Systems, which is located in Stramproy, Holland, has been one of the leading companies in the field of design, manufacture and installation of complete...

J Garcia Carrion Introduces Fruit and Vegetable Juices in Aseptic Filling to the European Market, using the 38 mm 3-Start Bericap Closure, ref 3419
07 August 2007 by BERICAP J Garcia Carrion (JGC) introduces its fruit and vegetable juices in aseptic filling to the European market using the 38mm 3-start, ref. 3419 of Bericap. JGC is one of the biggest wine and...

Seidel Announce Appointment of New Executive Sales Director
02 August 2007 by Seidel Mr Martin Maciossek has been appointed Executive Director Customer Relations for Seidel GmbH + Co. on July 2nd 2007. Mr Maciossek is already familiar with the company and its customers as he...

July 2007

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Promens Changes Organisation
20 July 2007 by Promens Materials Handling Products In continuation of the recent acquisitions made by Promens. The Board of Directors of Promens has approved a new organisational structure for the company which will be effective as of July...

Name Change to Promens
20 July 2007 by Promens Materials Handling Products In June/July 2007 all Bonar Plastics companies will start to operate under the Promens name. The statutory name for each individual company will be Promens followed by the name of the city where...

Promens Appoints Distributor for Ireland
20 July 2007 by Promens Materials Handling Products Promens has appointed Industrial Packaging Ltd in Bray as distributor for its roto-moulded materials handling products in the Republic of Ireland. Industrial Packaging Ltd. is already...

Oxysense Introduces Calibration Chamber to Line of Oxygen-Measurement Products
18 July 2007 by OxySense OxySense®, Inc., the leader in non-invasive oxygen measurement, announces the launch of the OxySense™ Calibration Chamber which enables OxySense product users to enhance...

Bericap’s TSV 40 SP
02 July 2007 by BERICAP It is a testament to excellent service when a tailor made solution contributes to a customer's success and performance on the marketplace. This may a revolutionary development or a seeming...

June 2007

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Winemakers Can Now Ensure Closure Effectiveness with Non-Invasive Oxygen Measurement Systems from OxySense and G3
22 June 2007 by OxySense OxySense®, Inc., has selected G3 Enterprises of Modesto, CA, to introduce the OxySense line of non-invasive oxygen measurement systems to wine and beverage industry producers. G3...

Bag Innovations from Mondi Packaging Consumer Flexibles
15 June 2007 by Mondi Part of Mondi Packaging's Diamond for Growth strategy is dedicated to developing technologically advanced packaging solutions which best promote and protect our customer's products. With this...

Food Pouches Add Value and Flexibility
12 June 2007 by Mondi Changing lifestyles have resulted in significant changes to the food products that fill the supermarket shelves, in terms of packaging as well as the products themselves. Innovative solutions...

7128 Cap for Five Litre PET Bottle of Edible Oil in China
12 June 2007 by BERICAP Bericap has developed a new closure for the five litre edible oil bottle used by Kerry Oil Group, the manufacturers of the most popular edible oil brand in China: 'Arawana.' Earlier this...

May 2007

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Grand Opening Ceremony for the New Eiffel R&D and Production Facilities of Bericap France in Longvic (Dijon)
30 May 2007 by BERICAP Bericap France, which belongs to the Bericap Group – the third largest closure manufacturer of plastic closures – hosted 170 guests on April the 20th, 2007, for the grand...

Real-time Oxygen Monitoring for Modified Atmosphere Processing Now
07 May 2007 by OxySense Dallas, Texas – OxySense®, the leader in non-invasive oxygen measurement, introduces the OxySense™ MAP 1000 system, which enables real-time oxygen monitoring for modified...

April 2007

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Inova Pharma Forum
24 April 2007 by Optima The Pharma Forum of Inova pharma systems in Schwäbisch Hall will be a major industry highlight. It will be held on the 20th and 21st of June 2007. Experience first-hand the...

La1 Automatic Filling Crimping Machine
23 April 2007 by Coven Egidio Coven Egidio's La1 automatic filling crimping machine is now a state-of-the-art unit sold in over 15 different countries all over the world, producing most of the biggest name perfumery...

March 2007

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FlexLink Exhibits at Tissue World in Nice
15 March 2007 by FlexLink FlexLink shows a continuous growth as a supplier of production logistics solutions for the tissue industry. At Tissue World, FlexLink will show how to meet today's requirements from this...

Energy Saving IR-Heaters from KRELUS
05 March 2007 by KRELUS For more than 30 years, KRELUS has been manufacturing custom-made infrared heater systems for a wide range of applications. Areas of particular emphasis include: Coating of textile,...

February 2007

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'Baseball Cap' Made by Seidel to Preview at Cosmoprof 2007
28 February 2007 by Seidel Direct beauty seller AVON's new signature fragrance, 'Derek Jeter Driven' (named after the famous New York Yankees baseball star), comes in a light blue bottle with a sleek silver cap. ...

CP Compact Casepacker
13 February 2007 by Case Packing Systems CPS Case Packing Systems in Stramproy, Holland, will show the new CP Compact casepacker at the Empack fair, in Den Bosch Holland, on April the 4th and 5th 2007. The small CP Compact...

BERICAP Launches Its Galileo II Closure in Brazil
06 February 2007 by BERICAP BERICAP has recently developed a 'vinegar' version of its Galileo II closure, introducing a new neck-finish to the market. The Galileo II closure is a two-piece, flip-top closure weighing...

January 2007

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Hotmelt Caseclosing Unit
08 January 2007 by Case Packing Systems CPS Case Packing Systems in Holland has received an order from Aviko Steenderen to build four case-closing units that use hotmelt instead of tape. With this adaptation it is possible to close...

Costa Coffee Selects Eye-Catching New Drinks Carrier from PortaDrink™
02 January 2007 by Korsnäs AB A big business at the 400 Costa Coffee cafés in the UK is selling coffee to take away. Up until December 2005 they were using grey pulp-moulded trays, which are boring and space-hungry....

Korsnäs' Packlab's Specially-Designed Chocolate and Pastry Packaging
02 January 2007 by Korsnäs AB Mälarchocolaterie is a small company in Västerås that produces handmade chocolate and pastries for connoisseurs. The tea room and shop are located in the concert hall, and provide...

Frövi Light / Grafobal Vilnius Traditional Chocolate Boxes
02 January 2007 by Korsnäs AB A part of the magic of Christmas is the repetition that is involved. It should be like it always has been, otherwise it is just not Christmas. Computer-games and other extravagances are on...

SEK100 Million Investment in Reverse-Side Coated Frövi White Cartonboard
02 January 2007 by Korsnäs AB Luxury brands demand white cartonboard with a smooth printing surface that can be easily designed, and a reverse side that can be printed upon. We're almost there. Korsnäs will launch a...

Frövi Carry Develops Strong, High-Quality Box for New 'Moldova' Board Game
02 January 2007 by Korsnäs AB Moldova is the little country between Ukraine and Romania that produces some of the world's finest and most exquisite white wines; but it is also the brand new tactical board game that introduces...

December 2006

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SuperShorty from BERICAP Provides a New Short-Height Neck in Accordance With PCO 1881
14 December 2006 by BERICAP In 2004, BERICAP developed the SuperShorty, a 28mm closure suitable to a short height neck finish. The development was intended to provide weight savings in bottle closure, and also to offer a...

November 2006

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FlexLink Awarded Orders from a Leading Russian Computer Manufacturer
24 November 2006 by FlexLink Kraftway Corporation has placed an order with FlexLink for automated-assembly test and packaging lines for its production of high-quality computers in Obninsk. The order's value exceeds SEK...

Flexlink Launches New Conveyor Chains for Handling of Lightweight Goods
14 November 2006 by FlexLink FlexLink has launched two new conveyor chains - one with a flat friction top for high speed applications, and another with a goose-bump surface for handling of wet products. The flat...

October 2006

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BERICAP has Developed for LESIEUR (BUNGE Group) a New Pourer with Hinged Overcap (ref. 4610) with Unique Integrated Beak Shape, Non-Drip Dispenser
25 October 2006 by BERICAP Such closure, developed in the world R&D centre for food products of BERICAP, located in Dijon (France), and now manufactured in Spain (near Barcelona), was introduced few months ago at LESIEUR...

New Biodegradable Film for Chill Cabinet Applications
20 October 2006 by Innovia Films Innovia Films has launched a totally new biodegradable and compostable film for fresh food applications. NatureFlex NVS has been specifically developed to provide improved dimensional...

Santa Maria AB Selected FlexLink for Continued Lean Production
20 October 2006 by FlexLink Santa Maria and FlexLink have signed a contract covering the delivery of a larger system for automated transport and palletizing of packaged spices. The purpose of the investment is to improve...

Wow Factor with Korsnäs Gift Packaging
05 October 2006 by Korsnäs AB New thinking met tradition in the Gift Packaging category of the Students Starpack Award 2006. The brief was designed by Marks & Spencer in co-operation with Presentation Products and...

The Pack a Great Part of the Success
05 October 2006 by Korsnäs AB In July 2006, Jo Ashburner was awarded the coveted title of UK National Business Woman of the Year (The award is sponsored by Grazia (magazine) and 02 (mobile telecommunications)) "for...

Strong Branded Packaging from Up-and-Coming German Students
05 October 2006 by Korsnäs AB Frövi/Stuttgart - "Intelligent and creative packaging solutions with maximum selling power" was the general consideration taken into account in judging the entries from Hochschule...

Looking Forward to Christmas and Chocolate with Nestlé's Advent Calendar
05 October 2006 by Korsnäs AB The magic of Christmas is particularly exciting for children, and it without doubt brings out the inner child in us all! Producers and brand owners manufacture packaging that strikes the...

Korsnäs to Launch Unique, Completely White Cartonboard
05 October 2006 by Korsnäs AB Where will we be tomorrow? This is an issue that Korsnäs (earlier AssiDomän Frövi) has been working on for the past two years in a large strategic packaging board project, where...

September 2006

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New Hinged Dispensing Closure for Syrup for MIGROS : A Concentrate of Know-How and Expertise from BERICAP France
21 September 2006 by BERICAP BERICAP France has recently launched for its customer SEBA APROZ, the integrated beverage supplier of MIGROS, the leading retail chain in Switzerland, channelling more than 40% of all food...

Bonar Plastics Exhibits at Solids in Coventry
20 September 2006 by Promens Materials Handling Products The presentation at the SOLIDS exhibition (Coventry/UK; November 1-2)will be focussing on the Hopper and PolyCombo, both products developed for the solids industry. The Hopper, available with...

August 2006

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BERICAP Has Launched Its P2 REL ALU Closure for UN-Approved Packaging
29 August 2006 by BERICAP Paint sundries such as thinners and solvents tend to be packaged in metal containers, ideally equipped with BERICAP closures. Depending on product formulations and storage temperatures,...

OxySense at 2006 Pack Expo
28 August 2006 by OxySense OxySense, maker of the revolutionary non invasive O2 monitoring system, is please to invite all those interested in improving their packaging and processing to be their guest at 2006 Pack...

July 2006

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Korsnäs Chosen for Demanding Print on Lindt Pack
28 July 2006 by Korsnäs AB When packing a smooth and mouth-watering product like top quality chocolates only the best will do. That's why the Italian converter Arti Grafiche Cellerino specially chose FRÖVI LIGHT...

Class Carton for Luxurious Treat
28 July 2006 by Korsnäs AB You can't pack an occasion but you can present a pack that symbolizes and enhances an occasion and image, and in that way give so much more added value to the content. In this case...

Chocolate - a Real Indulgence
28 July 2006 by Korsnäs AB There is lots of talk when it comes to chocolate. It is almost like medicine. It can help you lose weight. It can bring both happiness and love into your life. But these arguments should mostly...

BERICAP introduces O2S® Oxygen Barrier Technologies for its Range of 38mm Closures for Still Soft Drinks
24 July 2006 by BERICAP BERICAP introduces O2S® oxygen barrier technologies for its range of 38 mm closures for still soft drinks or how to improve shelf life of barrier packages. The juice market has...

A New Generation of Conveyor Wheel Bends
10 July 2006 by FlexLink "The new wheel bends offers substantial improvements with regards to functionality, safety, noise level and appearance, compared to what is available in the market today" says Christer...

New CP 201 from Case Pack
06 July 2006 by Case Packing Systems CP 201 At the Intercool exhibition in Düsseldorf Germany, booth 07a D02 CPS Case Packing Systems will present the successor of the proven CP 201 case packer line. CPS Case Packing Systems...

June 2006

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Intelligent Single Piece Flow solution by FlexLink
21 June 2006 by FlexLink FlexLink has developed a platform for efficient manufacturing based on pallet systems, and RFID solutions for track & trace and efficient production flow. FlexLink presents pallet...

BERICAP Receives NUMICO Booster Award 2006 for Packaging
19 June 2006 by BERICAP BERICAP received the NUMICO Booster Award 2006 for Packaging for outstanding contribution in the development of a new plastic closure for baby and clinical nutrition product lines. This...

Optima Pharma Group's New Developments
08 June 2006 by Optima Technical solutions for maximum safety Visitors had the opportunity to see for themselves the extensive and technically leading range of services of Inova pharma systems. Several Inova...

PackSys Global In North America
01 June 2006 by PackSys Global PACKSYS GLOBAL IN NORTH AMERICA NEW IN NORTH AMERICA PackSys Global is pleased to announce the opening of our newest location, our North American representative office. To better...

May 2006

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FlexLink Acquires TOPS Conveyor Systems in Canada.
18 May 2006 by FlexLink An agreement has been reached between FlexLink and TOPS Conveyor Systems, Inc., of Burlington, Ontario, covering the acquisition by FlexLink of all shares effective May 31. The new company...

New Monitoring System for PET CSD Bottle Production at NPE 2006
17 May 2006 by ALPS ALPS (Air Logic Power Systems, LLC), the leading North American manufacturer of leak testing equipment for plastic container producers, is pleased to announce a new product introduction that...

Flexible Storage Solution from FlexLink
15 May 2006 by FlexLink The new automatic storage and retrieval system (ASRS) is a flexible solution - not only for storing - but also for testing, buffering and sorting within assembly production. ...

Subnil at Achema 2006
12 May 2006 by Subnil Packaging Machineries Subnil has launched the SUB 200 tube filler, a 3-head machine adding to its existing range of four models of tube fillers. It can be then connected with the PRO 250 cartoner and the COLWRAP...

Frövi Design Unit Delivered Creative Needle Package
09 May 2006 by Korsnäs AB SCA Packaging in Skovlunde asked PackLab for help in designing a new functional package with a clever opening that met hospital needs. The old microflute package did not work for storage on...

POP Affects Every Customer's Wallet
09 May 2006 by Korsnäs AB Brand-owners have to market their products well enough or they lose in-store sales. Increasingly, different types of displays are used to influence the customer when choosing products (moment...

It is about attitude!
09 May 2006 by Korsnäs AB The French brand Couleur Caramel is growing like mad. Over the past two years it has increased both turnover and profit by 400 % per annum. It's a company with a strong ethical identity -...

March 2006

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Launch of First Metallised NatureFlex
30 March 2006 by Innovia Films The first metallised biodegradable film suitable for both industrial and home composting has been introduced by Innovia Films. NatureFlex NM is a unique cellulose-based film, manufactured...

FlexLink Continues to Launch New Products
07 March 2006 by FlexLink The products answer to customer demands regarding modularity and standardization, including connections to production control software. The overall target is to offer products that will...

Bonar Plastics Enlarges Their Range of Hoppers
05 March 2006 by Promens Materials Handling Products With the Hopper Bonar Plastics - Europe's leading group in rotational moulded products for materials handling- has again set a mile stone in Materials Handling. For many years Bonar...

Bonar Plastics and Saeplast Join Commercial Forces in Austria, Germany and Switzerland
03 March 2006 by Promens Materials Handling Products After Promens has taken over Bonar Plastics in September 2005, it possesses two major players in the field of material handling products. Saeplast, well known for its range of tubs for the...

Biodegradeable Film Used to Wrap Tampons
02 March 2006 by Innovia Films One of the leading European producers of hygienic tampons TOSAMA has switched to using film which will biodegrade in waste water to wrap its tampons. NatureFlex NE30, from Innovia Films, is...

February 2006

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Bonar Plastics Introduces the PolyCombos
28 February 2006 by Promens Materials Handling Products After having been successful with the PolyCombos in North-America, Bonar Plastics now introduces these multi-use bins in Europe. The range of PolyCombos consists of 3 versions: Four-way...

Looking for Tip-Top Condition?
23 February 2006 by Korsnäs AB No crushed cartons with FRÖVI BRIGHT but a high packaging impact with the right image secured increased sales for Gaiam International. When Gaiam International were looking to improve...

A More Attractive Surface Markets Swedish Cartonboard to Cosmetic Producers
23 February 2006 by Korsnäs AB Cartonboard manufacturer AssiDomän Frövi has developed an advanced promotional packaging for aftershave and moisturizing crème to market its product FRÖVI BRIGHT to...

Eye-Catching Packaging at H&M
23 February 2006 by Korsnäs AB A growing number of cosmetics producers are having their eyes opened to FRÖVI BRIGHT cartonboard. Examples are shown here of new packages for nail sculpting and permanent dye for eyelashes...

Launch of New White "Squeezable" Label Film
17 February 2006 by Innovia Films Innovia Films is expanding its market leading range of "squeezable" label facestock films. The latest development is Rayoface™ WZPA, a high performance white pigmented...

New Cellophane for Yeast Wrapping
17 February 2006 by Innovia Films Innovia Films has developed a new vibrant blue Cellophane™ film for wrapping fresh yeast to help bakers avoid product contamination. The new film - Cellophane™ LMSCi -...

Saeplast Introduces the New Meat Container at ANUGA FoodTec
06 February 2006 by Promens Materials Handling Products With the new meat container Saeplast - Europe's leading company in rotational moulded tubs for the fish and meat - has enlarged its range of tubs. This new version is developed for the...

January 2006

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New Packaging Film Meets Sustainable Needs
22 January 2006 by Innovia Films A new transparent packaging film has been developed by Innovia Films that strikes at the heart of current paper industry concerns about sustainability. NatureFlex™ 42NE-RW is a...

December 2005

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Frövi Improves Ballantine's Retail Performance
01 December 2005 by Korsnäs AB The Ballantine's saga started in 1827, when farmer's son George Ballantine set up a small grocery store in Edinburgh. As the years went by he involved his sons Archibald and George junior...

A BRIGHT Package to Delight All the Senses
01 December 2005 by Korsnäs AB Marketing trends come and go and the only constant in the field is change. But one thing getting clearer all the time is that a strong brand needs more than visual marketing and the tendency...

"A Good Deal" at Jysk
01 December 2005 by Korsnäs AB As the Christmas season approaches - a time when consumers are inclined to open their wallets - retailers have to strike while the iron is hot. A gift package that is suggestive of the occasion...

Frövi - a Winner in the Beauty Contest!
01 December 2005 by Korsnäs AB Sales of cosmetics and beauty products have always depended a great deal on beautiful packages with a high seduction factor - packages that sell dreams rather than mere products. At...

November 2005

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FlexLink and Interroll Enter Global Agreement
24 November 2005 by FlexLink Swiss based Interroll and FlexLink, based in Sweden have reached a global agreement covering the incorporation of Interroll roller and belt conveyor modules into FlexLink´s...

FlexLink Launches New Series of Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Modules.
24 November 2005 by FlexLink The new E-series PCB handling modules provide high quality, reliable and effective solutions for a wide range of PCB production requirements. The high throughput modules consist of a...

FlexLink Launches Standard Conveyor Components for Medium Duty
21 November 2005 by FlexLink Following demands from packaging machine and machine tool suppliers, FlexLink introduces a new range of drive and idler units to complement the existing heavy-duty range. The new units have...

ALPS at PET Strategies Conference
18 November 2005 by ALPS ALPS will be a host of the upcoming PET Strategies 2005 Conference to be held at the Intercontinental Buckhead in Atlanta, GA, USA from November 29 to December 1. Please feel free to visit...

New Internet Services from FlexLink
15 November 2005 by FlexLink Following the success of its order online service via the Internet, FlexLink extends the service to include a set of engineering tools. The service represents a substantial savings potential...

New Automatic Product Guiding System from FlexLink Cuts Resetting Time by 80%
07 November 2005 by FlexLink FlexLink launches a unique patented automatic product guiding system that solves a long-standing productivity bottleneck in conveyor lines. Line output will increase and the payback time of...

October 2005

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Dynamic Assembly System (DAS) for Customer Driven Production Gives Pay-Back in Less than a Year
27 October 2005 by FlexLink The new FlexLink DAS 30 modules cover the range from manual lines to highly automated production assembly systems. It is a turnkey solution for light assembly, inspection, test, repairing...

New Dynamic Line Balancing Concept for Dairy Production
20 October 2005 by FlexLink FlexLink's new generation line concept offers high volume distribution systems between fillers, tray packers and palletizers for mixed production in dairies. It gives increased machine...

State-of-the-Art Hygienic Conveyor
20 October 2005 by FlexLink Following increased attention on hygiene in the food and dairy industry, FlexLink launches the second generation of its modular hygienic conveyor concept. The unique design establishes...

MOCON Introduces First-Ever, Portable Analyzer Measuring Residual Headspace Oxygen and Determines Leak Rate
17 October 2005 by MOCON The first-ever unit which measures both residual headspace oxygen (O2) as well as package leak rate is being introduced by MOCON, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOCO). Along with the initial oxygen...

They Packed Vodka - in a Book
13 October 2005 by Korsnäs AB The award winners addressed single women and people on the move. Whisky packs in different shapes - one for men and one for women. A smart medical kit for the small household....

Supreme Gold Award for User-Friendly Pack
13 October 2005 by Korsnäs AB For the first time in several years a Supreme Gold was awarded at the 2005 Starpack Awards. The combination of Frövi-board, plastic, Cekacan technology and Blue Marlin Brand Design...

September 2005

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SUBNIL’s 5-Axis Servo Based Tube Filler
16 September 2005 by Subnil Packaging Machineries SUBNIL has launched LIMBUS 170, a twin-head tube filler driven by 5-axis servo system with a capacity to produce 10,000 tubes/hour. Tube loading from the cassette into the tube holder as...

August 2005

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FRÖVI BRIGHT Caters for a Luxurious Lifestyle
29 August 2005 by Korsnäs AB Our yearning for service and convenience is constant, but the means to satisfy this need changes over time. The answer to yesterday's optimum luxury with servants offering delicacies on...

MOCON Launch Headspace Analyzer for CO in Modified and Controlled Atmosphere Meat Packages
25 August 2005 by MOCON MOCON is launching the first headspace analyzer which measures carbon monoxide (CO) levels in modified and controlled-atmosphere, case-ready meat packages. This gives meat processors...

MOCON Launches New, Low-Cost Unit for Fast, Accurate Verification of Carbonated Beverage Shelf-Life
25 August 2005 by MOCON Fast and accurate verification of carbonated beverage shelf-life is now possible via a first-of-its-kind unit from MOCON, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOCO). The company is launching its low-cost...

July 2005

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Low & Bonar Annouce Intended Sale of Bonar Plastic Division to Promens hf
26 July 2005 by Promens Materials Handling Products Low & Bonar has recently announced that it intends to sell its Bonar Plastic Division to Promens hf, an Iceland headquartered global rotational moulder operating companies under the name...

CPS Crate and Container Loaders at Potato 2005 Exhibition, Emmeloord
19 July 2005 by Case Packing Systems CPS Case Packing Systems will show on their stand F128a the new CL64 Crateloader for packing of potatoes, vegetables and fruit in crates, trays, or cardboard boxes. The CL64 crate / tray...

May 2005

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Frövi’s Service Package – including Design
17 May 2005 by Korsnäs AB "Service and cost efficiency are the crucial factors when choosing your board supplier", says Mr Michael Ludwig, Packaging Development Manager at Dr Scheller Cosmetics AG in Germany. "We don't...

Students Starpack Award – New Designs for Christmas Chocolate
10 May 2005 by Korsnäs AB Frövi’s co-operation with students results in new concepts in packaging design. Fresh ideas are like an injection of inspiration to the traditional packaging world. Since 1964 the Institute...

Frövi Shapes Up
10 May 2005 by Korsnäs AB Our new life style fuels the demand for new products to be introduced on the market. It started with Tex Mex and now interest is focused on Asian food. More travelling, with influences...

March 2005

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Frövi Inspires Young Design
18 March 2005 by Korsnäs AB Just having a good product is not enough. Design has become the crucial factor for success. In order to strengthen “ brand Sweden” and to encourage industry to create new networks, the...

Packaging Impact with Frövi
18 March 2005 by Korsnäs AB Whisky has been distilled in Scotland for many centuries. Depending on who you ask, evidence shows that the art of distilling could have originated by Celts, Christian missionary monks or...

The CD that’s a Case of Downright Packaging Impact
10 March 2005 by Korsnäs AB A CD case designed to give everyone who sees it a natural urge to pick it up! AssiDomän Frövi developed precisely that as PR material meant to concretely demonstrate new possibilities and...

Harry Potter Thinks Frövi is Wizard for Chocolate!
07 March 2005 by Korsnäs AB Magical Harry Potter seems to appear everywhere; in different countries and in different situations - here in good company with LEGO-toys in an Easter egg from Iceland. Chocolate sensitive...

Packaging is Pure Theatre
07 March 2005 by Korsnäs AB It is not mere chance that some companies survive and flourish in very close competition, where the conditions are changing in different periods. Marks & Spencer has gone through many...

January 2005

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Wine by Design
27 January 2005 by Korsnäs AB Tailor-made for the fridge CRP Print and Packaging, based in the UK, have won many plaudits for the design of their point of sale displays and packaging. Sometimes it is the simple aspects...

Frövi for First Aid
25 January 2005 by Korsnäs AB Top level performance for health care. Convenience and a convincing performance are the major issues for Beiersdorf, the German global player in health care and cosmetics. Attractive...

November 2004

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FRÖVI LIGHT for Organic Range of ANNAS Ginger Thins
29 November 2004 by Korsnäs AB A real MUST for the Swedish Christmas season is the spicy ginger thin with ingredients like cinnamon, ginger and cloves. Of course, preferably hand-made, but for minimizing the December...

Countdown to Christmas in FRÖVI BRIGHT
29 November 2004 by Korsnäs AB Curious and impatient are the key-words to describe the mood of the target group for advent calendars. The advent atlas from Gubor keeps them busy a little each day before Christmas and it is...

Mediterranean Well-Being on Seductive FRÖVI Board
10 November 2004 by Korsnäs AB The soft touch of the packaging differentiates L’Occitane and communicates the love of nature, reflecting the true elegance of simplicity. Printing on the Reverse L’Occitane started up on...

Added Functions in Awarded FRÖVI pack
10 November 2004 by Korsnäs AB When designing packaging for staple foods convenience is often the last thing to be considered. This rice carton - awarded in the ECMA/Pro Carton competition 2004 - shows that perhaps it should...

Customer Satisfaction - the Driving Force Behind FRÖVI
03 November 2004 by Korsnäs AB How do our customers perceive us? What are our strengths and weaknesses when it comes to service, knowledge and product? How do we perform compared to our competitors? Most importantly, are...

October 2004

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Innovation Award for Bonar Plastics
06 October 2004 by Promens Materials Handling Products Bonar Plastics has received the Dutch Packaging Innovation Award for their new transport container for chemicals and the wireless monitoring system ConTracer "Although being introduced...

September 2004

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Bonar Plastics iCon - Increased Safety and Efficiency by Wireless Remote Monitoring
21 September 2004 by Promens Materials Handling Products The iCon® is the first intelligent container for hazardous goods – the start of a new generation of containers! Its unique ConTracer® System enables flexible wireless...

End-User Managers Focusing on Packaging Solutions
13 September 2004 by Korsnäs AB The New Way of Doing Business We are constantly raising the question of how we can improve our offer to the customers. We have always been very focused on the needs of our customers -...

FRÖVI LIGHT Meets the Requirements for Demanding Mail-Order Handling
09 September 2004 by Korsnäs AB Vitamex AB is the company that is distributing energy building capsules to active sportsmen/women and joggers via mail-orders. Subscribers receive a nutrition booster that consists of...

Students Inspire with Frövi Board
07 September 2004 by Korsnäs AB Creative packaging ideas with many different aspects of added value were presented in the annual packaging seminar in Barcelona in June. 20 students from six schools in the Iberian...

Bright Branding - Fair and Square!
02 September 2004 by Korsnäs AB “Stand out and deliver a promise” Ritter Sport took a bold step into new territory when launching Schokowürfel at spring 2004. The famous chocolate square has added a third dimension with...

July 2004

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Acquisition of Surface Specialties UCB
20 July 2004 by Innovia Films The films business of the Belgium-based UCB Group is set to be bought for €320m by a consortium led by the former Managing Director of Hays Chemical Distribution, Dennis Matthewman, who...

June 2004

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FRÖVI CARRY in Prize Winning Whisky Pack
14 June 2004 by Korsnäs AB Alexir Packaging have enjoyed success in this year’s StarPack awards with their Old St. Andrews whisky carton produced on FRÖVI CARRY. The UK based packaging company was awarded a Bronze Award...

Stylish and Fun 'Suitcase' in FRÖVI CARRY
14 June 2004 by Korsnäs AB Increased consumer loyalty with chilled glasses A coveted Gold Star was awarded to Coors Brewers at the 2004 Starpack Awards ceremony. The winning pack in the consumer category was...

Bag-in-Box Completed with Frövi Board
14 June 2004 by Korsnäs AB Changed consumer habits, convenience and a comfortable price level open up an opportunity. Now and Then As a result of foreign travel Swedes have brought continental habits back home. Step...

May 2004

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United Europe – This Calls for a Celebration
19 May 2004 by Korsnäs AB On the 1st May 2004 new members were added to the European congregation – EU. With the disappearing customs rules new possibilities for trading within Europe are opened up. Join the party...

The Sweet Taste of Success with FRÖVI BRIGHT
19 May 2004 by Korsnäs AB Nordzucker in Germany made considerable savings when switching from FBB to FRÖVI BRIGHT for their powder sugar. The most substantial cost saving came from eliminating the transport packaging...

April 2004

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Vertical Cartoner for Medium-Speed Applications
22 April 2004 by Subnil Packaging Machineries The VERLINE 60 vertical cartoner is ideal for medium speed requirements, as well as for cases where odd-shaped products and multiple products are to be put in a carton. In this case, the...

March 2004

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Renaming of the Group Companies of PackSys Global Ltd.
12 March 2004 by PackSys Global We are pleased to announce that within the PackSys Global group additional steps have been taken to further strengthen on position as a powerful and trustworthy partner to our customers. ...

New High Speed Eight Colour Printing Machine from PSG
09 March 2004 by PackSys Global PSG has recently launched a highly cost effective design of a new eight colour printing machine for offset printing applications with a speed of up to 200cpm. The new unit is available...

February 2004

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Say it with Flowers - in Attractive Frövi-board
24 February 2004 by Korsnäs AB AssiDomän Frövi's "Cornet" is a new alternative to existing ranges of flower wrappings. It has such a strong image it can even promote the idea of treating someone with a pot plant. The...

December 2003

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New Massflow FRS Technology
02 December 2003 by FlexLink FlexLink is proud to launch the very latest in FIFO reservoir systems (FRS) development from our Secondary Technology Unit. The new FlexLink FRS technology is designed to maximize process...

New Generation of PCB Handling
02 December 2003 by FlexLink FlexLink is pleased to offer a new generation of the PCB handling platform providing high quality, reliable solutions for a wide range of handling requirements. All modules have ESD safe...

November 2003

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SPS Packaging Systems Joins PFM Group
04 November 2003 by PFM Packaging Machinery SPS Packaging, located in Novara Italy and until now part of the CIR Group specialises in the design and production of automatic wrapping systems for bakery products (snacks, biscuits...

October 2003

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Bonar Plastics at Packaging Technology Web Site
28 October 2003 by Promens Materials Handling Products A brief introduction of the transport and storage products of Bonar Plastics can now be found at the Packaging-Technology website. Bonar Plastics produces a wide range of Materials...

New Peel Seal Film For Sandwich Packs
13 October 2003 by Innovia Films A new high performance lidding film for sandwich packs which combines excellent barrier properties with easy peel has been launched. PropaLid™, from Surface Specialties, is a...

High Speed Cartoner for Blister Strips
03 October 2003 by Subnil Packaging Machineries Launching a high speed cartoner for cartoning single blister strip in a carton at a speed of 300 cpm. The machine can be connected and synchronised with the upstream blister packing...


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