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BIOPLASTICS PLAY ESSENTIAL ROLE IN FUTURE CIRCULAR PLASTICS ECONOMY Says new report by World Economic Forum and Ellen MacArthur Foundation. European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the bioplastics industry in Europe, welcomes the new report by the World Economic Forum and Ellen MacArthur Foundation on ‘The New Plastics Economy: Rethinking the future of plastics’.
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Rigid Packaging Industry Size, Share, Trends 2020

Big Market Research adds a “Rigid Packaging Industry- Size, Share, Trends, Forecast, Growth, Opportunities, Outlook " The Global Rigid Packaging Industry 2015 Deep Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Rigid Packaging industry.

Sacmi at Drinkteg 2016 in Istanbul - orders and expectations on the up

Able to count on a well organised in-country presence and recently having completed some major orders, Sacmi arrives at this Turkish fair with a full range of solutions for the steadily growing beverage industry, an industry always looking for ever-more complete, flexible and efficient technological solutions.

ROLO Box Dumper for Wide Range of Applications

HOPKINS, MI – SP Industries offers the ROLO Box Dumper– a heavy capacity production dumper used extensively in auto parts production, forging facilities, recycling operations, distribution centers, food processing and waste handling.

Innovative Labeling of Intelligent Meters

Schreiner ProTech Develops Clever Production Procedure for Maximum Quality

The Many Benefits of Investing in Secondary Packaging

"Interview with: Michael Senske, President & CEO, Pearson Packaging Systems" How has the role of secondary packaging evolved?

etma extends an invitation to the World Tube Congress on 2 June 2016 in Berlin

The tube was invented 175 years ago: etma extends an invitation to the World Tube Congress on 2 June 2016 in Berlin

Innovative Packaging Solution for Oncological Products by Schreiner MediPharm

Curative and highly toxic at the same time: As oncological products have both of these properties, packaging them poses a special challenge. We would like to invite you to meet with the experts from Schreiner MediPharm at

Marchesini Group looks forward to illustrating the best of the end-of-line Made in Italy technologies at Propack 2016

Pianoro (Bologna) – From March 15th to 18th, the Marchesini Group will be at the most important packaging venue of the African continent, Propack Africa (Expo Centre of Nasrec, Johannesburg, Hall 6 Stand A26).

Web Retail uses solid board from tomato plants’

Web retailers prefer packaging their special products in solid board enriched with tomato plants. The “Verse Oogst Box”, an online ordering service from The Greenery for directly ordering fresh fruits and vegetables from the grower, is a great example of this. The “Verse Oogst Box” is made from solid board enriched with tomato plant fibres and can hold 10 kg of fruit and vegetables.

New ULS Study Shows How Consumers Drive Sustainability, Packaging Trends

New ULS Study Shows How Consumers Drive Sustainability, Packaging Trends (BOULDER, CO - JANUARY 21, 2016) The ULS (Use Less Stuff) Report has published a comprehensive study on packaging efficiency. Besides providing contemporary results, the research examines trends in retail packaging since the publication of the original study in 1995 and the follow-up in 2006.

The Sacmi-brand beverage world at the Prodexpo fair in Moscow

Encouraged by the strategic Russian market’s growing interest in its technological solutions, the Group will be presenting its most important new products, with a strong focus on total integration between cap and preform production and bottling


Global Closure Systems (GCS) will exhibit at the Packaging of Perfume Cosmetics & Design Congress on February 3 and 4, 2016 in Paris, stand AB14, with Nicholas Thorne presenting new opportunities and innovative technologies to serve the personal care market – on day 2, at the Aerosol & Dispensing Forum.

5 Minutes with Anheuser Busch InBev’s Director of Innovation Packaging

“The world of packaging is moving faster than ever. Success comes down to being aware of trends in other product categories, keeping in mind the world that shoppers and consumers live in, how they make decisions, how they use products, and bringing new ideas to your space,” highlighted Keenan Thompson, Director of Innovation NA Packaging, Anheuser Busch InBev. 

Stand-Up Pouches - Could US Manufacturers Benefit from Foreign Suppliers

“There is no question that the stand-up pouch (SUP) market in the US has been growing very fast in the past five years. It reached 19 billion units in 2014 and that is expected to grow to almost 24 million by 2018,” according to Elias Tamer, Chief Executive Officer, PO Empaques Flexibles. The question is, can suppliers in the US keep up with the market?

United States IC Packaging Materials Industry 2015 Market Research Report

The United States IC Packaging Materials Industry 2015 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the IC Packaging Materials industry.

Nexen Group Announces Partnership with Industri/Motion Inc.

Vadnais Heights, MN, January 7, 2015 – Nexen Group, Inc., is pleased to announce a new partnership with Industri/Motion, Inc., an experienced representative of premium manufacturers of power transmission and motion control products. Industri/Motion has a 35-year track record representing high-quality power transmission and motion control products.

Flexi-Cap Protect by Schreiner MediPharm for Oncological Products: Protection Against Glass Breakage and Contamination

Schreiner MediPharm has further developed Flexi-Cap, its innovative first-opening indication security concept, for oncological applications: An additional cap protects


Inline, the Sidel customer-facing magazine which is fully dedicated to PET, has won yet another award with the announcement that it has achieved gold in the 2015 Stevie® International Business Awards.
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United States Inkjet Packaging and Labeling Industry 2016 Deep Market Research Report

    Big Market Research adds a new report package "United States Inkjet Packaging and Labeling Industry - Size, Share, Trends, Forecast, Growth, Opportunities 2021"  
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Bioplastic Packaging Material Industry Adopts Innovation To Stay Competitive.

Big Market Research has recently added a report titled “Global Bioplastic Packaging Material Industry 2015 Deep Market Research Report”. Designed with the objective to offer a comprehensive information on the definition, specification and classification, the report is a must have for business owners planning on staying competitive.

AR Metallizing Group acquires Málaga Produtos Metalizados Ltda.

Málaga Produtos Metalizados will be a fully owned subsidiary of AR Metallizing. The acquisition has no impact on the jobs of the company’s 164 employees. Also the members of the Málaga family will remain active. 

Europe Pharmaceutical Packaging Industry Report 2015

ReportBazzar has included a new report titled “Europe Pharmaceutical Packaging Industry Report 2015“to their offering.


Cutting-edge technology creates luxury packaging for the global leader in the skin care market and provides on-shelf appeal. Global Closure Systems (GCS) manufactures new bi-injected plastic jar packaging which replace glass packs. The shatterproof jars have been designed to improve consumer safety while maintaining the aesthetic appeal of the product and brand recognition.

Pharmaceuticals Need “One Stop” Solutions Offered by Active & Intelligent Packaging

With the deadlines for compliance with two major pieces of legislation fundamentally affecting the pharmaceutical sector, a leading industry analyst has made a strong plea for the industry to adopt more Active and Intelligent Packaging (A&IP) solutions ‘to deal with the traceability requirements of today and the authentication and compliance issues just around the corner’.

AIPIA Congress Confirms Brand Owners are Adopting Active & Intelligent Packaging

With delegate numbers exceeding 200 and a record number of Brand Owners attending and presenting, the AIPIA Congress proved beyond doubt that Active and Intelligent Packaging (A&IP) is about to make a big impact and has enormous potential for every stakeholder. The event took place in Utrecht Holland on 18/19 November.

Spain and Portugal: new firm Sacmi Beverage Iberica established

The new company, based in Granollers (Barcelona), will work alongside Sacmi Iberica and focus on the commercialization of complete, fully integrated plant engineering solutions for the beverage industry

Haselmeier Self-Injection Devices go Connected

Zurich, Switzerland, December 22, 2015 – Haselmeier has added connectivity to its devices portfolio with the announcement of its new Axis-D-Connect Disposable Pen Injector. Haselmeier has partnered with the Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH (AIT) to equip its Axis-D platform pen with AIT`s cartridge fill-level measurement system.

Sacmi Beverage expands in Bangladesh

Sacmi beverage technology to play a leading role in the coming edition of the IPF fair (Dhaka, 20-23 January 2016): a strategic appointment to strengthen the Group’s role as a pivotal player among local and international firms working in this Asian country, starting with the undisputed advantages of compression technology.

Art on a bottle wins world’s top packaging award

Already a firm favourite with collectors and beer lovers worldwide, The Warsteiner Art Collection range of 330ml shaped aluminium bottles produced by Ardagh Group has now achieved a coveted WorldStar award. The bottles gained the world’s most pre-eminent packaging accolade for their use of enhanced printing techniques to represent the work of 6 distinguished contemporary European artists.

Michem Release Agent 9004 Improves Board Quality, Reduces Press Maintenance

CINCINNATI, OH (December 16, 2015) – Michem® Release Agent 9004 is an innovative new platen coating for use on laminated strand board, oriented strand board, medium density fiberboard and particle board presses.

Graco Announces the InvisiPac Pattern Control System

Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG), a world leader in fluid handling products and systems, announces the new InvisiPac® Pattern Control System, designed for use with Graco’s InvisiPac® Tank-Free™ Hot Melt System or independently with any other hot melt equipment. This cost-saving technology improves overall efficiency and cost-effectiveness by providing operators highly accurate material use data.
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Growing Trends in Sterile Medical Packaging Market

Sterilization in medical and pharmaceutical applications has become imperative and has gained significant importance over the years. The report on the global sterile medical packaging market tracks the development of the highly-fragmented industry over the years, by defining and segmenting the overall market.

CANopen Absolute Encoders Are Built to Last for Your Toughest Applications

CVM42H multiturn encoders from Pepperl+Fuchs feature a heavy-duty, stainless steel design to ensure long service life under extreme operating conditions

Omron Automation and Safety’s G9SE Slim Safety Relay Unit Cuts Installation Time Up to 50% and Simplifies Troubleshooting

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL – Omron Automation and Safety ( introduces the G9SE Safety Relay Unit, a slim size safety relay unit that significantly reduces installation and troubleshooting time/costs for machine builders.


Bioplastics – the association representing the value chain of bioplastics in Europe – is supporting initiatives to develop global carbon-pricing mechanisms and implement them effectively. Such measures would be needed to incorporate the external costs of climate change into product prices and enable the development of greenhouse gas saving materials like bioplastics.

Ardagh and Harrogate Water Celebrate Award Winning Bottle Design

harrogate spring water and ardagh group celebrated a memorable win at the uk packaging awards in london earlier this month. the diamond glass bottle design &ndash described by judges as &lsquoinspirational&rsquo was created at ardagh&rsquos design centre in knottingley and produced in ardagh&rsquos factory in doncaster for yorkshire based harrogate water brands. &a

ardaghs aluminum design takes off in style

lufthansa, germany&rsquos largest airline, and warsteiner, one of germany&rsquos largest and privately owned breweries, have had a close relationship for many years.  2015 marked lufthansa&rsquos 60th anniversary and so warsteiner congratulated them with a limited edition aluminium beer bottle.

the 4in1 mega expo for the whole packaging industry china sinocorrugated south 2016

 why visit &bullfour exhibitions in one venue &ndash see the whole packaging industry chain. broaden your horizons and learn more about the packaging & printing industry. &bullview the processing & manufacturing solution gallery and learn about the products.

eric frantz elected as new aerobal president

eric frantz, ccl vice president operations, home and personal care north america, has been elected as president of the international organisation of aluminium aerosol container manufacturers aerobal in november 2015. he follows giorgio aliprandi of ball corporation. in his inaugural address mr.

nvc debate shows way to common future of the different packaging materials

the best strategy in packaging, both for users and suppliers, is to focus on synergies in application, manufacturing and recycling of the different materials. potential conflicts should be addressed and clarified as early as possible with a common future of the activity of packaging in mind.

india ratings upgrades cosmo films to ind a

delhi, nov 27, 2015&ndashindia ratings and research indra, a fitch group company in its recent annual rating review has upgraded cosmo films ltd.&rsquos cfl longterm credit rating to &lsquoind a&rsquo from previous rating of &lsquoind a&rsquothe rerating can be attributed to a host of internal and external drivers.

Transparent Documentation of Repairs Successful Cooperation between Bosch and Schreiner Protech

oberschleissheim, november 26, 2015  schreiner protech has developed a plastic clip with a humanreadable, laserengraved code combined with two silver color laser film clf labels for the newly introduced bosch qualityscan. as the leading producer of diesel injection systems, bosch places great value on quality when it comes to repairs.

DSM to Boost Capacity of Akulon xs for Flexible Packaging Films

singapore, 26 novemer 2015royal dsm, a global sciencebased company active in health, nutrition and materials, today announces that the company is expanding production capacity for akulon® xs at its facility in emmen, the netherlands. the capacity increase is scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2016.

loeschpack presents system solution for fold wrapping and flow packs

loeschpack presents system solution for fold wrapping and flow packsaltendorf bamberg 11262015 &ndash at prosweets cologne, being held at the same time as ism from 31 january to 3 february 2016, packaging machine manufacturer loeschpack will be showcasing its innovative system solution for hermetically sealed fold wrapping and flow packs.

mobile authentication for product and brand protection in the pharmaceutical industry

digital technologies are playing an increasingly important role in pharmaceutical companies&rsquo anticounterfeiting and tamperprotection strategies.
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packaging growth drives up consumption while emerging regions lead growth prospects, according to smithers pira

according to new report the future of functional and barrier coatings for paper and board packaging to 2020, sustained growth in demand for paperbased packaging materials is stimulating demand for functional and barrier coatings.
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global closure systems cap sets the gold standard

global closure systems&rsquo gcs goldcolored closure provides onshelf appeal for leading manufacturer of italian food productsgcs has developed an exclusive biinjected fliptop cap with a tamperevident device for ponti, the italian leader in the production of vinegars, vinegarbased condiments and antipasti.manufactured by zeller plastik italy, one of the gcs&rsquo 21 factories, the phebu
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global wine packaging industry 2015 market research report

2015 global wine packaging industry report is a professional and indepth research report on the world&rsquos major regional market conditions of the wine packaging industry, focusing on the main regions north america, europe and asia and the main countries united states, germany, japan and china.the report firstly introduced the wine packaging basics definitions, classifications, applicatio
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psl strengthen asia operations and exhibit at pmec india 2015

psl apac&rsquos asiapacific growing team will join mr. vaibhav dalvi, psl india sales manager, on the stand of pmec in mumbai next month. to reinforce its strong presence in asia, psl is opening a new branch office in singapore.this addition to psl apac will support the fast growing activities coming from south east asia, south korea, japan, india and also the middleeast.


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