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Streamline your high-volume packaging environment with the FillPak SL

High-volume packaging environments have to meet increasingly high requirements in terms of fill speed and reducing costs-in-the-box, while still delivering sustainable packaging. With the introduction of the FillPak SL, Ranpak has developed a solution that meets the following customer requirements: 

User Experience Enhanced on Wolke Thermal Inkjet Printer for OEMs

Altdorf, Germany – August 17, 2016 – In response to industry demands for more sophisticated supply chain track and trace, Wolke ( by Videojet has developed an enhanced web interface for the m600 oem thermal inkjet (TIJ) printer, supporting the packaging line OEMs and integrators that supply turnkey hardware and software for these mandated track and trace serialization projects.

Limited Edition Jagermeister bottle proves a direct hit for Ardagh

2016 is presenting a rich summer of sport, and international packaging company, Ardagh Group, is partnering with leading brands to bring the excitement of competition to fans around the world.  

​Lean Techniques Improve Quality for Beverage Producers

The history of process thinking can be traced back to Henry Ford, who improved the manufacturing process of his Ford cars by lining up the assembly steps in process sequences. This revolutionised the manufacturing process and made motor cars affordable for a much wider audience.

Highlights from PIP 2016

5th Packaging Innovation Programme proved to be a huge success for World Business Intelligence. The event was held on 26th- 27th May, 2016 at Radisson Blu Edwardian Heathrow Hotel in London, UK. WBI has been delivering its successful events in Packaging Industry since 2013 on annual basis with the name of Packaging Innovation Programme (PIP).

Highlights from GBPIP 2016

World Business Intelligence held its 1st Annual Global Brand Protection Innovation Programme on 26th- 27th May, 2016 at Radisson Blu Edwardian Heathrow Hotel in London, UK.  

Hardy Celebrates 20 th Anniversary of Industry’s First Rockwell PLC Weighing Modules

SAN DIEGO, CA – Hardy Process Solutions ( is celebrating the 20 th anniversary of its breakthrough process weighing PLC Plug-in modules.

The future is electric: EBLOW 37 extends the electric EBLOW series from BEKUM

Premiering at the K 2016: New electric blow-moulding machines for the production of canisters

LoeschPack presents integrated flow wrapping system solution

Altendorf/Bamberg (8/8/2016) – At PackExpo International, the main event for processing and packaging innovations in 2016, the packaging machine manufacturer LoeschPack will be showcasing its innovative and efficient system solution for flow packs.

Limited Edition Jagermeister bottle proves a direct hit for Ardagh

2016 is presenting a rich summer of sport, and international packaging company, Ardagh Group, is partnering with leading brands to bring the excitement of competition to fans around the world.  

Registrations are Open for 2nd GBPIP

News & Updates in Brand Protection  

Registrations Open Now for 6TH PIP

News & Updates in Packaging   Designing Plastic Packaging to Increase Recycling A new design guideline aims to increase plastics recycling by detailing steps for packaging and design engineers to consider when making products or containers. environmental leader

Nexen Group Announces Partnership with Empac Industrial

Vadnais Heights, MN, August 5, 2016 – Nexen Group, Inc., is pleased to announce a new partnership with Empac Industrial, an experienced sales organization that represents premium manufacturers of motion control, data and automation systems throughout Florida.

ACF Series from American Control Electronics Offers Simplicity of a DC Drive in a Compact, Microprocessor-Based Variable Frequency Drive

SOUTH BELOIT, IL – American Control Electronics introduces the ACF Series an open chassis microprocessor-based variable frequency drive (VFD) that offers the simplicity of a DC drive. ACF700 drives are designed for quick and easy setup without any programming, in contrast to the complex programming associated with standard VFDs.

SinoFoldingCarton 2017

Asia-Pacific’s Leading Platform for Innovative Post-Print Solutions Date: April 11-14, 2017 Venue Address: Shanghai New International Exhibition Centre, Shanghai, China Organizers: Reed Exhibitions   Brief Introduction

Consumers Decide at Point-of- Sale

The Packaging Forum within the VDMA promotes investments in high- quality machines and equipment for the production of sophisticated packages for brand manufacturers  

Sidels Fastest 4 Litre Pet Bottling Solution Sees : Second Line Running For Nongfu Spring

Following the success of the fastest-ever Sidel PET Combi line for 4 litre water bottles supplied to Nongfu Spring in 2014, the major Chinese bottled water producer has invested in a second Sidel bottling line to extend its production capacity even further.  

High-quality and efficient wrapping of chocolate products

Altendorf/Bamberg (8/3/2016) To ensure success at the PoS (point of sale), chocolate manufacturers present their products in attractive cardboard packaging. At FachPack 2016 in Nuremberg, September 27-29, Loesch Verpackungstechnik will be presenting its solution for fold wrap in cardboard envelope with the LTM-K.  

Flexibility and performance, the keys to Sacmi Packaging success in the fruit and vegetable sector

Following the success of 2015, Sacmi is preparing for the 7 th edition of Fruit Attraction (Madrid, 5-7 October 2016). We’ll be showcasing a further-improved range with a strong focus on process automation and maximum production versatility, with Sacmi Packaging-guaranteed reliability and performance  

Open House at the Extrusioneers: Customers thrilled about Reifenhäuser Blown Film's EVOLUTION Ultra Flat presented in its Technology Center

Worms / Troisdorf, July 2016 | Reifenhäuser Blown Film hosted an Open House in Troisdorf during the DRUPA trade show held in Düsseldorf. A multitude of customers from around the world attended the event to learn about new opportunities in the application of film extrusion technologies.  

Leading US bottled water producer chooses Sacmi’s dynamic buffer for preforms and caps

Lower environmental impact and lower logistics costs plus fully guaranteed process hygiene. Good reasons why one of the biggest US players in the industry has chosen Sacmi’s new dynamic buffer to renew its production plants in the USA and Mexico  

Quality wine goes down well with Sacmi OPERA labellers

Key order placed by major Italian wine-making player. Yet another success for this modular solution that, thanks to unique flexibility, reliability and compactness, has won the trust of customers worldwide.  

Flexible, modular Sacmi labelling solutions to be showcased at Pack Expo, Chicago

Sacmi presents all the advantages of the KUBE range, together with cap, labelled bottle and primary packaging production process quality control solutions. This strategic market can count on a far-reaching, efficient service, guaranteed by Sacmi USA  

Fruit and vegetable production plants and technology: Sacmi Packaging heads for Macfrut 2016

The countdown towards Italy’s biggest fair in the industry – to be held at Rimini Fiera for the second consecutive year – has begun. A starring role will be played by Sacmi’s complete, automated fruit and vegetable packaging solutions, which offer the very best productivity and flexibility on the market  

Packaging 4.0 with the Sacmi trademark, a key attraction at All4Pack Paris

A new formula for Emballage, the international packaging exhibition scheduled in Paris from 14 to 17 November. For Sacmi, it is an opportunity to present the latest evolutions in its range to the European market, with increased focus on greater process efficiency and service excellence.  

Automation and flexibility, Sacmi calling card at Cibus Tec 2016

The Group is preparing for the biennial Parma fair – Hall 3 #D026 - with its latest technological offerings, from bag-in- box filling systems to the new range of KUBE modular labellers, characterised by unique versatility and flexibility. Moreover, automated end-of- line solutions for all food pack types will be on show.

Professional sprays for protection and decoration, US leader chooses Sacmi labelling

OPERA modular labeller fully equipped with in-line quality control systems supplied to transatlantic customer Rust-Oleum, won over by the solution’s extreme reliability and output flexibility  

Packaging Connections BIG STEP to be launched in PackPlus 2016

New Delhi, 25th July 2016:The most awaited Big Step by Packaging Connections towards education is here – THE BIG BOOK OF PACKAGING.  

New DualPerm, Oxygen & Water Vapour Permeation Station

At this year’s K show, we are pleased to announce the introduction of our new combined oxygen and water vapour station, the DualPerm, this combination package offers substantial savings to the initial purchase cost of 2 separate permeation analysers; shared computer interface; shared nitrogen supply and reduced installation costs.  

Sidel Delivers Mixing And Filling Accuracy For Bottling Carbonated Soft Drinks

Sidel, the leading global provider of PET solutions for liquid packaging, is highlighting the importance of filling accuracy, along with production flexibility and sustainability, in capitalising on the dynamic carbonated soft drinks (CSD) market. All are important factors in helping beverage manufacturers to convert market opportunity into profitable, long-term success.

PLASTIC GIVES PAPER THE SACK: Plastic heavy duty sacks offer enhanced performance over paper sacks in most end use sectors

AMI, Bristol, 19th July 2016 - AMI Consulting, a division of Applied Market Information Ltd., has just published a new report on the heavy duty sack market, analysing the latest trends in the use of polyethylene versus paper across the various end use sectors, along with developments in raw materials, extrusion technology and bagging equipment at the packing stage.  

​Fairbanks Scales announces precise new thermal label printer

Printer capable of handling small bar codes and images without media adjustments  

SPARKLING MULTIPACKS : High performance collation shrink films play a key role in product differentiation

AMI, Bristol, 18th July 2016 - AMI Consulting, a division of Applied Market Information Ltd., has just published a new report on the collation shrink film market, analysing the latest trends in the use of these packaging films, along with developments in raw material technology, innovation and changing film formulations.  

Videojet Launch Beverage Hub Web Portal

Chicago, Illinois – 19 July, 2016 – Recent developments in the beverage industry have encouraged manufacturers to find innovative ways to help drive sales. It is forecasted that global beverage sales will grow by 3.9 percent in 2016 compared to 2015.

BEKUM appoints Dr. Wilfried Lehmann as Technical Director

BEKUM plans to advance modularisation, programmes and synergies  The focus will be on expansion and progress in process engineering

Open House Marchesini Group: the countdown to the opening of the biggest thermoforming hub in Italy has begun

Pianoro (Bologna) – The Thermoforming Hub Open House of Marchesini Group is one of the most long-awaited events of next Autumn for the Italian pharmaceutical industry.

Customers no longer just talk about Print 4.0 – they implement it

11.7.16 Baumann Maschinenbau Solms GmbH & Co. KG networks and automates processes related to cutting. The medium-sized company with 80 members of staff focuses on research & development as well as module-based technology in order to be able to respond to changes in the market rapidly.

Tube of the Year 2016: The winners in the tube’s anniversary year

The gala dinner at the end of the World Tube Congress 2016 organised by etma (the European tube manufacturers association) to mark the 175th anniversary of the tube’s invention provided a glittering setting for the presentation of this year’s winners of the Tube of the Year competition. Some 150 participants and guests from the whole process chain of tube production had gathered in Berlin.

Product and market specialists, Sacmi heads for China Brew and Beverage 2016

Great expectations for the next edition of the exhibition that will see – in Shanghai, this coming October – draw over 52,000 specialised operators. The stars of the show will be the labellers from the ARENA series; manufactured directly in Sacmi Nanhai, these offer a fast response to the needs of the Chinese market.

Sacmi beverage and packaging technology to play pivotal role on emerging markets

Three branches in Africa and a policy aimed at offering the best technology and service worldwide. This will be Sacmi’s calling card at FDT Johannesburg (South Africa) and ProPak West Africa (Nigeria). Lastly, we’ll be taking part - together with UCIMA – in ProPak Myanmar  

Limitless Digital Printing with SACMI COLORA CAP

Developed by Sacmi-Intesa, this solution has now been chosen by South Africa's most important bottler to grasp fresh development and marketing opportunities in the CSD and dairy sectors  

Brandy Market Trends in China presents a report on “Brandy Market Trends in China”. . This study focuses on Chinas Brandy market trends.  

Illinois Instruments, Inc., Celebrates 30 year anniversary

July 2016 marks Illinois Instruments’ 30 th year as one of the leading experts and manufacturers in gas and moisture measurement. Illinois Instruments was founded in the U.S. to provide a manufacturing, sales, customer service and technical support function for the North, South, Central, American and Canadian markets.

PAS Media appoints new Managing Director and continues to pursue its expansion strategy

Spreitenbach, 12 July 2016. PAS Media appoints Marco Cattarozzi as new Managing Director. He has already been contributing to the software company’s success story as previous Head of Marketing, Sales and System Services.  

Ardagh adds miniature wine bottles to its standard range

In a global wine market that is predicted to see growth in glass bottles of 2.5 billion units by 2019¹, wine makers throughout Europe are seeking novel ways of distinguishing their brands, achieving shelf stand out and promoting provenance.

The Société des Boissons Gazeuses du Souss (SBGS), a bottling company working for the Coca-Cola Group, has chosen Sacmi solutions for its ultra-clean filling processes.

Ciel, one of the major water-bottling companies operating in Morocco, has been supplied with the new integrated rinser-filler- capper monoblock unit. The customer’s trust has been gained by the process’ productive flexibility, efficiency and guaranteed hygiene.  

NBL, Heineken’s South African partner, chooses Sacmi labellers

Existing lines to be renewed with labelling solutions developed by the Group’s Packaging Division, chosen on account of hard-wearing reliability and flexibility whatever the manufacturing conditions.  

Dehumidifiers Industry Report India

July 12th, 2016 Mumbai, India: announces a report on “India Dehumidifiers Industry”.  The Market structure details the value chain key players’ presence across pro
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Oil & Gas Retail Market Reports

July 12th 2016 Mumbai, India: announces a report on “India Oil & Gas Retail Market Opportunity Outlook 2025".


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