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Ardagh unites the qualities of glass and metal at Brau 2016

Following Ardagh Group’s recent entry into metal beverage can manufacturing the company will, for the first time, feature beverage cans alongside its award winning glass packaging, beer kegs and aluminium bottles at Brau Beviale 2016 (Stand 4A/225).  

Iggesund Paperboard at the top again​

Paperboard manufacturer Iggesund Paperboard’s market-leading brands Invercote and Incada are again among the three most valuable brands on the European paperboard market, concludes a newly released brand survey of European paperboard converters and brand owners done by Opticom International Research.  

​Danone and group BEL confirmed to speak at AMI's thin wall packaging 2016 conference

The event will take place in Cologne from 29 November-1 December 2016  

Uflex launches ESL Aseptic Flexi-Pouch Machine for packaging milk

07 September 2016, Noida (India): Demonstrating its proactive engineering approach, India’s largest multinational flexible packaging materials and Solution Company, Uflex Limited has launched ESL Aseptic Flexi-Pouch Machine for packaging milk that can extend the shelf life of the product up to 90 days. Uflex is the only company in India to manufacture this kind

Sacmi solutions to be showcased at Mendoza, Argentina queen of wine

Group to take part in the third edition of Sitevinitech, a key Argentinian fair at the centre of one of South America's - and the world's - most important wine- making regions. Sacmi will be showcasing complete, integrated filling and labelling lines.  

Sacmi filling solutions head for the home of wine-making

Sacmi filling solutions head for the home of wine-making The Group is currently preparing, for the 20 th edition of Vinitech-Sifel (Bordeaux, 29 th November-1 st December 2016), a high-level response to growing investment levels in the wine-making sector.  

No limit to imagination : Sacmi presents the new COLORA CAP in the United States

The Group is a leading participant at the Plastic Caps & Closures Conference (Chicago, Illinois, 29 to 31 August 2016), with a presentation dedicated to technological innovation with "high product impact”  

Sacmi brand beverage & packaging conquers the Far East

Everything is now ready for the 26th edition of Plastic & Rubber Indonesia (16-19 November 2016). Able to count on a carefully structured presence in the area, the Sacmi Group will be flying to Jakarta to present the latest innovations in the range, from complete ultra-clean filling to cap and preform production solutions.  

Sidel to show innovations in beverage packaging to producers at propak west africa

Sidel, the leading provider of production equipment and services for liquids in PET, has announced that it will be taking part in ProPak West Africa - the region’s largest international show for the packaging, printing and plastics industries.

36 Packaging Value Chain Industry Associations launch joint recommendations for a resource-efficient Circular Economy

Brussels, 30 August 2016 – EUROPEN and 35 other associations1 representing a wide range of sectors including major consumer goods brands, packaging producers, material producers and extended producer responsibility (EPR) organisations, announced today a set of joint recommendations for the Circular Economy legislative proposals.  

Strong growth prospects for BOPET films

AMI, Bristol, 25/08/16 BOPET film is one of the fastest growing polymer substrates with demand expected to top 4 million tonnes this year, a growth of over 1 million tonnes since 2010, according to a new report from leading industry consultants, AMI Consulting.

Water instead of gasoline: Bosch innovation reduces fuel consumption by up to 13 percent

Bosch is the first and only supplier to offer water injection Extra bonus: water saves fuel and can increase engine power Online special with videos and animated films:

The best of Sacmi beverage technology at Drink Technology India

With a quarter of the world’s population and one of the world’s most dynamic economies, India is a strategic market for the industry’s top global players and Sacmi responds to their needs with advanced, customised solutions and the excellence of far-reaching service.  

Solid board made of tomato plants wins Packaging Europe Sustainability Awards 2016

The winner of the Packaging Europe Sustainability Awards 2016 is the unique solid board enriched with tomato plant fibres, produced by SOLIDUS SOLUTIONS. This competition was organized for the second time by Packaging Europe, the renowned, international trade magazine about packaging.

Uflex successfully tests Flexfresh™ Liner Bags for Papaya

26 August 2016, Noida (India): India’s largest global flexible packaging solution company, Uflex Limited has been working towards expanding the reach of its Flexfresh™ Liner Bags to improve product availability and offer better shelf life extension solution for fresh produce.  

Low S.I.T. High Seal Strength Matt Film by Uflex is the Game Changer for Big Bags

Noida: 24 August 2016: ‘Big bags’, as the name suggests are rather heavy duty packages used for bulk-packing items like building materials, flour, rice and pet food among several others.

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.  


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