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Ecobliss India wins WorldStar for an Automotive Product Packaging

Hyderabad’s Ecobliss India wins WorldStar, the International Packaging Excellence Award  for a packaging it produced for Automotive Supplier in France  

Foil Stamping and Tray Forming Technology

Foil stamping and tray forming technology made in Switzerland since 1892 Gietz AG demonstrate their full machine portfolio at DRUPA 2016

SIDEL DELIVERING COMPLETE LINE SOLUTIONS FOR THE BEVERAGE INDUSTRY

Sidel, the leading global provider of PET solutions for liquid packaging, is highlighting the importance of complete line solutions in delivering optimum performance for beverage producers, along with the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO). 

Prestigious Recognition for PIN Safe

Élan Award for Schreiner PrinTrust and Deutscher Sparkassenverlag (DSV)  

Verstraete IML seizes 3 IMDA awards

Each year, the American professional association IMDA or the ‘In-Mold Decorating Association’ presents the IMDA awards. The IMDA is an association of injection moulders, printers and suppliers of materials and machines used for in-mould decorating.

International Packaging Conclave 2016

International Packaging Conclave to Focus on Print Optimisation & Colour Management for Flexible Packaging  

ARDAGH PRODUCES THE WORLD’S LIGHTEST ALUMINIUM SEAFOOD CAN

Pioneering development work at Ardagh Group’s specialist aluminium can plant in Cuxhaven, north Germany has resulted in the production of the world’s lightest aluminium seafood can.

3D-Printed Drupa Shell Shows Potentials of Additive Manufacturing

Düsseldorf, May 30th, 2016 – This drupa cannot be overlooked. This true-to-scale print of a drupa ricinus weighs 37 kg and has a size of 160 x 160 x 120 cm.

Bosch presents the world’s first Sealed Paper Packaging

Waiblingen, Germany – Bosch Packaging Technology and BillerudKorsnäs developed the world´s first Sealed Paper Packaging. Instead of using polymer film, a new solution enables production of dust-tight packaging for dry products such as sugar, grains, flour or powders using sustainable mono-material paper, which contains no additional polymer fractions.

Mechanical Engineering Puts its Stamp on the Future of the Printing Industry

Düsseldorf, 30/05/2016 – “The drupa-motto Touch the Future has set the scene perfectly for our industry,“ explains Dr.

Display design simplified with new online ArtiosCAD Display Store

New portal delivers professional, pre-tested, standard designs for quick-start business opportunities

Light, efficient, “just in time”

A new warehouse management system for Samboro, a top player on the Central American ceramic scene that has chosen the Sacmi-Toyota Material Handling Italia model  

Drink pods – Sacmi becomes a strategic partner for Mitaca

Specialised in the design and marketing of espresso coffee and other drink pods, Milan-based firm Mitaca recently completed, together with Sacmi, an ambitious investment project for the manufacture of pods with improved aesthetics and quality. The result: two installed CCM compression presses and a technology deemed to offer the best productivity and pod quality on the market.

PET industry to meet up at Sapet 2016

Pivotal to the Latin American market, this event will see Sacmi showcase the IPS (injection preform moulding) project, a PET manufacturing platform that combines productivity, flexibility and low energy consumption  

Sacmi brand packaging-beverage invests in Africa

The Group will soon be taking part, for the first time, in the Egypt-held Afro Packaging & Food fair, the goal being to strengthen our presence on the African continent where we already have three facilities working to seize opportunities for growth and ensure customers are provided with cutting-edge technology  

UNIQUE ARDAGH CAN FOR MEAD JOHNSON PRODUCT IN ASIA

A uniquely shaped metal can jointly designed and manufactured by Ardagh has been used for the recent launch by Mead Johnson of its Enfinitas infant nutrition product for the Asian market.  

Printing will outgrow the visual and haptic aspects

In this interview, Walter Kurz, chairperson of LEONHARD KURZ Stiftung & CO. KG, explains what can be expected of his company at drupa, andwhich role printed electronics and functional printing will play.  

Ghent Workgroup releases new PDF Processing Steps Specification

Standardized way to identify production processing information enables increased interoperability and automation  

Polyplex announces that it has joined hands with HP Indigo for their “Pack Ready” Program as a Polyester Film supplier

Polyplex, a global leader in Polyester films manufacturing has joined hands with HP Indigo in their new venture “Pack Ready” program as provider of Polyester Film based substrates driving this revolutionary labels and packaging ecosystem for high-performance applications offering zero-cure time - enabling immediate time to market.

EUROPEN calls for clear EPR legal framework and strong Internal Market safeguard in Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive

BRUSSELS, 24 May 2016 – Speaking at a multi-stakeholder event on the Circular Economy Package (CEP) today, EUROPEN called on EU policymakers to secure a strong legal framework for Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD).

FAIRBANKS SCALES OFFERS DRIVER ASSIST SYSTEM FOR SEAMLESS ACQUISITION AND INTEGRATION OF WEIGHT DATA

Automated vehicle weighing increases efficiency and reduces costs in waste and recycling applications

WORLD’S LIGHTEST PET BOTTLE FOR EDIBLE OIL

SIDEL HELPS BRAZILIAN PRODUCER TO DEVELOP ‘WORLD’S LIGHTEST PET BOTTLE FOR EDIBLE OIL’  

ESSENTRA SHOWCASES RECENT INVESTMENT IN HEALTHCARE PACKAGING CAPABILITIES IN INDIA

Bangalore, May 19, 2016: Essentra plc, the UK-listed global provider of essential components and solutions, has been delighted to welcome custo

Sacmi Group, another record result in 2015

The President, Paolo Mongardi: “Thanks to a growing portfolio, expectations for the current year remain very high”

Clever combination secures Trophy win for Ardagh

Ardagh Group has gained a much coveted 2016 Alufoil Trophy in the Consumer Convenience category for the development of a unique metal microwaveable fondue bowl for Emmi, one of Europe’s most innovative premium dairy producers.

Sacmi top technology heads for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Plast 2016 is getting ready to repeat the success of the last two editions. Needless to say, the latest Sacmi solutions for the plastics-beverage industry will be on show, the aim being to boost our presence in the area through technological, service and after-sales assistance excellence

Beverage & Packaging, Sacmi bets on the “Thai market”

Following a record edition of the fair – almost 40,000 visitors from 72 countries – Sacmi is returning to ProPak Asia (Bangkok, 15-18 June 2016) to illustrate the latest developments in its range.

Cutting-edge Sacmi technology to be presented at Fispal 2016

From automated, ultra-clean filling to a wide range of solutions for closure-making and control of every stage of primary packaging production: Sacmi is once again ready to impress at Latin America’s biggest beverage fair

Sacmi, playing a pivotal role in the Iranian beverage & packaging boom

The Group will soon be heading to Teheran for the 23rd edition of Iran Food + Bev Tec to present the industry with its range of all-round technological and plant engineering solutions: from complete filling lines to cap, container and preform production plus total quality control systems.

Sacmi flexibility and know-how head for Expo Pack Mexico

Mexico has long been a key market for the Group and home to Sacmi De Mexico for over 25 years. This fair will showcase the latest Sacmi-developed packaging technology, which combines Sacmi-assured productivity and reliability with maximum flexibility of use  

Italiansped ships an 1800 ton cargo of SACMI presses to the Far East

A major shipment has left from the port of Ravenna. Handled together with the Chipolbrok company, it consists of no less than 23 presses and 16 feeder devices, all part of a single load stopping off in India, Vietnam and Korea  

Marchesini Group at FCE Pharma and Expopack: blisters rule the show

Pianoro (Bologna) – Just before the summer break from the agenda of trade fairs, Marchesini Group will be taking part in two of the most important packaging venues in Brazil and Mexico.
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Global Pharmaceutical Glass Packaging Consumption 2016 Market Research Report

ReportBazzar has included a new report titled “Global Pharmaceutical Glass Packaging Consumption 2016 Market Research Report” to their offering.  

Kavli extends the shelf life of its cheese spread using Barrier IML

Cheese spread is an important product for the Norwegian food manufacturer Kavli. The company’s founder, Olav Kavli, put his first cheese spread on the market in 1924. The product was an immediate global success. Since 2013, Kavli has been working together with Verstraete IML and RPC Superfos to create a Barrier IML packaging.

EMIRATES REFRESHMENTS COMPANY ACHIEVES 25% COST SAVINGS WITH PRODUCTION LINE UPGRADES FROM SIDEL

To boost efficiency and maintain a competitive edge in what is a tough market, Emirates Refreshments Company (ERC) has carried out a short-neck conversion on its PET bottling line.

SOLIDUS SOLUTIONS introduces fish packaging at Seafood Expo

April 21, 2016 : SOLIDUS SOLUTIONS introduces fish packaging at Seafood Expo From April 26 through April 28, SOLIDUS SOLUTIONS will attend the world's largest seafood trade fair:

Pharmintech 2016, the CEO, Maurizio Marchesini, Countdown to the opening event of the factory in Carpi.

Pharmintech 2016, the CEO, Maurizio Marchesini, comments: “A great result”. Countdown to the opening event of the factory in Carpi.

SAFER PRODUCTS AND INCREASED PERFORMANCE THROUGH NEW SIDEL TRAINING SERVICES

With the Food Standards Agency (FSA) reporting a 78% increase in the number of food and beverage product recalls, Sidel has highlighted the importance of training to achieve effective food and beverage safety. Investing in the skills of operatives working on a PET bottling line can bring a fast return on investment (ROI) and offer substantial contributions in a number of areas.
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Miscellaneous Packing Machines Industry 2016 Market Research Report

Big Market Research adds a report “Global Miscellaneous Packing Machines Industry - Size, Share, Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast 2021"  

Schreiner Group Recognizes FLEXcon as Best Supplier Once More

Oberschleissheim, April 12, 2016 – The “Supplier of the Year Award” this year goes to FLEXcon, a company headquartered in the United States. The international manufacturer of pressure-sensitive films had previously been recognized as the best supplier of the year by Schreiner Group in 2012.

Print is a market with a future

11 April 2016, Würzburg:  Koenig & Bauer (KBA) AG reinvented itself during recent years. After the successful reorientation, Chairman of the Board Claus Bolza-Schünemann looks to the future with confidence.

Packaging Forum Explores Trends in Packaging

The Packaging Forum set up within the VDMA informs about digital printing methods and potentials of 3D printing in the packaging industry.

Premium look for Enfamil and Enfagrow using Metallic IML

Mead Johnson, the producer of high-quality milk powder for babies and infants, has made the move from a can to IML packaging. Thanks to the top-quality appearance of Metallic IML labels from Verstraete IML, the packaging now boasts a premium look. Xóchitl López, Regional Brand Analyst from Mead Johnson Nutrition Mexico, explains.  

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