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16 November 2018
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White Papers

FT-NIR Solutions for the Simultaneous Analysis of Multiple Properties
ABB’s innovative FT-NIR systems have been designed to allow users to conduct quick and accurate analysis of multiple sample properties in a single operation for maximum efficiency.

Pre-Calibrated PET Packaging Analyser for Crystallinity Determination in PET Containers
The MB3600-CH80 enables precise determination of several PET quality attributes such as crystallinity, moisture content, wall thickness or intrinsic viscosity. Analysis is performed within a few seconds, as an alternative to slower laboratory methods.

Innovative and Intelligent Manufacturing Solutions
Building rugged custom converting machinery and equipment is our specialty. We realise that every customer has unique applications that are specific to their business.

The Way to Convey is Profileflex – High-Quality and Economical
A high-quality modular conveyor system, ProfileFlex is used by major multinationals in the plastics, food, tissue, automotive and medical industries worldwide.

6LD World’s Fastest Head Leak Tester – Productivity Benefits and Capital Savings
The 6LD has been the world’s fastest single head leak tester in the world for well over a decade. A few years ago we did a peak run at 17,475 small bottles per hour and this can be seen on our YouTube channel PROFILE1963.

Press Releases

Digital Print for Barrier Protection
Folienprint RAKO specialises in the development and manufacture of printing solutions and films for flexible packaging and shrink-sleeves.

HERTI to Exhibit at VINITECH-SIFEL
Herti is to exhibit at VINITECH-SIFEL, an international trade show in the vine, wine, fruit and vegetable industries.

German Sales Manager Joins Oxipack Team
To provide our German speaking customers with the best possible advice, Oxipack has expanded the team with a very experienced German colleague who knows the leak detection market very well.

Sustainable Shrink Sleeves: Latest Technology for PET Containers
German company Folienprint uses the latest technologies in printing, including the HP Indigo 20000 and Esko's HD Flexo. 

Uflex Posts Highest Ever Quarterly Production Volume
Uflex Limited reported a 10.6% increase in overall sales volume on a year-on-year basis, achieving the highest ever consolidated net revenue of Rs2,020.8 crore for the quarter ending 30 September 2018.

Features

Alternative materials in the plastic war: maximising paper’s potential
Paper packaging ticks a lot of boxes; it’s recyclable, renewable and attractive. Emma-Jane Batey speaks to suppliers, brand-owners and packaging manufacturers about how the latest trends in paper packaging are maximising this old, but still relevant, material.

Inside Packaging: Issue 43
In this issue: paper’s potential in the war on plastic, packaging solutions to reducing food waste, the role of labelling regulations in the Pret a Manger inquest, how packaging can add value to the skincare sector, and more

Packaging Innovation Spotlight: a clever on-the-go hair colour chalk
Many consumers, particularly young ones, like to experiment with their appearance, especially when this does not involve permanent changes.

Plastic’s impact on human health is becoming clear
Microplastics have been found in all corners of the Earth, from deep-sea sediments to Arctic ice and on Swiss mountains.

Embracing plant management software: Tetra Pak launches Plant Secure and Industry 4.0
Tetra Pak has launched a plant management service that can help producers understand cost-cutting opportunities throughout their operations using state of the art software and hardware. But how does Plant Secure work and how does it fit into Tetra Pak’s Industry 4.0?

Projects

Hamburger Rieger Spremberg Paper Mill Expansion, Brandenburg
Containerboard manufacturer Hamburger Rieger is adding a second paper machine (PM2) at its paper mill in Spremberg, Brandenburg, Germany.

Smurfit Kappa’s Paper Mill Modernisation, Nettingsdorf
Global paper-based packaging solutions provider Smurfit Kappa is rebuilding the dryer section of paper machine 6 (PM6) at its existing paper mill in Nettingsdorf, Austria.

rPlanet Earth’s Closed-Loop PET Recycling Facility
rPlanet Earth opened a new closed-loop polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recycling facility in October 2018 in Vernon, California, US, which is touted to be the world’s first vertically integrated recycled PET (rPET) plant.

MAIER Packaging’s New Production Facility, Bergen
MAIER Packaging's new production facility and office building are being built near the city of Bergen in Traunstein County, Germany. 

Green Bay Packaging’s New Recycled Paper Mill, Wisconsin
Green Bay Packaging’s new recycled paper mill is being developed in Brown County, Wisconsin, US.

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