• Shape your own: Canvas Airless range breaks new ground in customisation

    Shape your own: Canvas Airless range breaks new ground in customisation

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    Cosmetics companies seeking to express their brand identities through their packaging, while protecting their formulas with an airless system, now have the perfect solution in CANVAS Airless®. The new range from Quadpack offers the ability to explore never-before-seen shapes in airless products, enabling customisation with reduced investment and minimal lead time. Made using patented bag-in-bottle technology, CANVAS Airless® is a proprietary airless container system with collapsible pouch, which opens up a world of creative possibilities.

    Bag-in-bottle is an evolution of the bi-injection blow moulding technology acquired by Quadpack in 2019. Developed in conjunction with R&D partner Inotech, the two-phase process lowers investment and vastly reduces development time compared with bespoke piston airless packs. Preforms are bi-injection moulded at Quadpack’s airless manufacturing centre in Germany, to be blown in a single pass in the desired shape.

    The long-term aim is to stock the preforms in all three of Quadpack’s key territories – EMEA, the Americas and Asia Pacific. Brands can then rely on local supply for late differentiation and a lower carbon footprint. As such, CANVAS Airless® is part of Quadpack’s QLine portfolio of smart, modular solutions, delivered in the region, for the region.

    “CANVAS Airless® provides a blank canvas for creative design,” said Quadpack Head of Market Development Pierre-Antoine Henry. “With one mould for infinite shapes, it enables greater freedom of expression. Brands can choose oval, square, convex, concave and other forms – and all without additional outlay or time delay. It sets the new standard in airless packaging, offering accessible added value, along with all the benefits of airless technology.”

    Airless packaging protects formulas from external contamination, while increasing shelf life. The pumps can be used at any 360° angle, while actuating the bulk with minimal waste. CANVAS Airless® performs highly on this front, with a restitution rate of 97 per cent.

    As a bi-injected, two-layer, pouch-based pack, CANVAS Airless® uses 15 per cent less plastic than piston airless equivalents and it can be made with a choice of materials. The QLine range comes with an LLDPE pouch and PET outer bottle as standard, both recyclable materials. Current outer options include rPET and PETG, while inner options include surlyn. Further sustainable materials will be available in future, while a metal-free pump and refill formats are both on the product development roadmap.

    CANVAS Airless® will be commercially available from January 2022.

  • At INTERPHEX NYC, TurboFil to Showcase Module for Simplified, Automated Syringe Filling & Assembly

    At INTERPHEX NYC, TurboFil to Showcase Module for Simplified, Automated Syringe Filling & Assembly

    Equipment specialist also will exhibit new benchtop syringe filler
    ideal for compounding pharmacies

  • Countdown for Hybrid Fair

    Countdown for Hybrid Fair

    Eurasia Packaging Istanbul Fair, is preparing to open its doors to fair visitors for the 26th time at TÜYAP Fair and Congress Center in Istanbul between the dates October 20th - 23rd 2021 in cooperation with Reed Tüyap Fairs Inc.

  • The Corrugated Packaging Industry to reunite after two years

    The Corrugated Packaging Industry to reunite after two years

    As the economy begins to recover and businesses are bouncing back to full swing, IndiaCorr Expo and India Folding Carton is gearing up to reunite the corrugated case manufacturing and folding carton industry from 23-25 October 2021 at the India Expo Centre in Greater Noida. 

  • The Jane Goodall Institute Austria selects Mondi´s recycled paper brand NAUTILUS® for its newly printed annual magazine

    The Jane Goodall Institute Austria selects Mondi´s recycled paper brand NAUTILUS® for its newly printed annual magazine

    The newly launched annual magazine of Jane Goodall Institute Austria will be printed on NAUTILUS® Classic made from 100% recycled paper
    The partnership is based on the common sustainability aspirations and values of Mondi, NAUTILUS® and the Jane Goodall Institute 
    Mondi, global leader in packaging and paper, has been chosen by the Jane Goodall Institute Austria as the supplier for the first issue of their new annual magazine Be inspired using Mondi's premium recycled paper brand NAUTILUS

  • Coveris targets Europe with new RecyclaPEel MAP sandwich skillet

    Coveris targets Europe with new RecyclaPEel MAP sandwich skillet

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    Coveris said that the product targets the European food-on-the-move sector and is an evolution of Coveris’ peelable and separable RecyclaPEel sandwich skillet made from cartonboard and PE liner components.

    According to Coveris, the design of RecyclaPEel MAP enables the lined corners to form a tight gas seal. When packed using a gas-flush process, the tight seal retains control of pack atmosphere over the lifecycle of the product, extending shelf life “significantly beyond the four days achieved with Coveris’ lined board skillets typically used in the UK market”.

    Will Mercer, Coveris’ graphics, label and board R&D director, said: “FachPack is the perfect opportunity to launch our new RecyclaPEel MAP sandwich skillet. Targeting the European food-on-the-move market, RecyclaPEel MAP is Coveris’ extended life sandwich skillet meeting longer shelf life demands in the European food-on-the-move market. Aligned with Coveris’ vision for No Waste, including products and packaging, our innovative RecyclaPEel MAP is a fully recyclable, forward thinking pack for the future of food-on-the-move in Europe.”

  • Dow, HP, Reifenhäuser, Cadel Deinking, and Karlville combine forces to recycle PE-based barrier pouch into new high-quality PE pouch suitable for repeat recycling

    Dow, HP, Reifenhäuser, Cadel Deinking, and Karlville combine forces to recycle PE-based barrier pouch into new high-quality PE pouch suitable for repeat recycling

    Key industry players join forces to recycle PE-based barrier pouch into new high-quality PE pouches suitable for repeat recycling to help drive a circular economy
     

    HORGEN, Switzerland – September 23, 2021 – Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, a business unit of Dow (NYSE: DOW), together with HP Indigo, Reifenhä user, Cadel Deinking and Karlville, announce the successful delivery of the first-of-its-kind pouch-to-pouch mechanical recycling concept, enabled by a unique value chain effort.

  • Interphex New York: Marchesini Group presents three machines for the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical market

    Interphex New York: Marchesini Group presents three machines for the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical market

    New York (USA) – Marchesini Group will participate at Interphex exhibition, a reference point for the pharmaceutical industries that will meet in New York from 19th  to 21st October to discuss new technologies and market trends.

  • How to solve the materials puzzle

    How to solve the materials puzzle

    The challenge of providing packaging that balances resource efficiency with the lowest possible environmental impact is one that every member of the packaging industry is familiar with. There is no ‘perfect’ solution, but Mondi looks at some of the strategies the industry could be employing to help turn the tide of climate change.

  • ARCHROMA ANNOUNCES A GENERAL PRICE INCREASE ACROSS ITS PORTFOLIO

    ARCHROMA ANNOUNCES A GENERAL PRICE INCREASE ACROSS ITS PORTFOLIO

    Effective 01 October 2021, Archroma will increase the prices of its products by up to 0.25 USD per kg. These adjustments will apply to all Archroma products globally. The increase is necessary to offset the ongoing exceptionally high freight and logistics costs.

    “Archroma made every effort to absorb these increases,” says Marcos Furrer, Chief Operating Officer at Archroma. “We have however reached a point where these adjustments are needed for us to be able to maintain our service levels.”

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