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19 July 2019
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The Silent Side of The Paint Shop in Automotive Manufacturing
This white paper will take a closer look at one of the bottlenecks that can be easily solved with the Fluid-Bag packaging innovation.

Modified Atmosphere in FIBCs
Masterpack is taking its packing possibilities to the next level by introducing modified atmosphere for FIBCs, its new packaging concept. Read all about how modified atmosphere in FIBCs adds to excellent and sustainable supply chain management.

Compact Tray Formers Packaging
The machine has a solid design in stainless-steel and erects, folds and seals corrugated board cases with hot melt.

High-Performance Pressure and Vacuum Thermoforming Machine
Asano Laboratories Co Ltd is a world-leading manufacturer of thermoforming machines for thermoplastic sheets.

Artwork Management Technology: Seven Opportunities for Savings
While making your entire marketing supply chain more efficient, there’s nothing more helpful than packaging and artwork management software.

Press Releases

Modified Atmosphere Packaging
Both vacuum packaging and Modified Atmosphere Packaging can extend shelf-life for your product and preserve its freshness. Although both techniques reduce the oxygen concentration inside the packaging, they both have their pros and cons, depending on the product.

Plastic Use Slashed by Thinner Film
This year, Fluid-Bag is replacing one of the plastic layers in its inner container’s plastic film with RaniExcell, which is a modified type of polyethylene.

Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Sustainability Work Awarded with Third Consecutive Ecovadis Gold Rating
Ahlstrom-Munksjö has renewed its EcoVadis Gold rating level for the company’s sustainability management and performance for the third consecutive year.

Fluid-Bag Launches 2in Aseptic Valve for the Food Industry
Fluid-Bag has developed a valve for food industry users that can be appropriately sterilised according to industry standards.

Second Dantex PicoColour® Investment at Cresta Labels
Nottinghamshire-based Cresta Labels has been providing flexible labelling solutions across a wide range of industries for over 40 years.


Cereal packaging trends: Top five trends to look out for
According to market intelligence company Fact.MR, the North American market is expected to lead the global cereal packaging market during the forecast period 2018-2028. With this market continuing to grow, cereal packaging trends concerning technology, design and sustainability are predicted to govern the sector.

Packaging industry M&A deals in Q2 2019 total $2.77bn globally

James Cropper and Hallmark to create card range made from coffee cups
UK advanced materials and paper products group James Cropper has partnered with US-based cards, party goods and stationery retailer Hallmark Cards to create a card collection made from upcycled coffee cups.

North America’s packaging industry sees a drop of 10.5% in deal activity in Q2 2019

Packaging industry deals in Q2 2019 total $3.87bn globally


Rohrer’s Thermoforming Facility, Mexico
US-based packaging solutions provider Rohrer opened its thermoforming facility in Tijuana, Mexico, to provide better packaging solutions for its partners in Mexico.

Simmons Pet Food’s Flexible Packaging Facility Expansion, Kansas
Simmons Pet Food opened its expanded flexible packaging facility in Emporia, Kansas, US, in June 2019.

Dunapack Rambox Packaging Plant, Bolintin-Deal
Dunapack Rambox started construction on its new packaging plant in Romania in October 2018.

Berkley International’s New Manufacturing Facility, Nevada
Berkley International broke ground on their new manufacturing facility in Nevada, US, in May 2019.

Visy’s Corrugated Packaging Facility, Truganina
Visy built a corrugated packaging plant in Truganina, Melbourne, Australia, to enhance its corrugating and converting capacity in Victoria.

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