KBA – Two companies show new flexible packaging solutions at K 2016

KBA-Flexotecnica is presenting its latest offering for producers of flexible packaging at K with the new Evolam coating and laminating machine
GERMANY • The Koenig & Bauer subsidiaries KBA-Flexotecnica S.p.A. from Italy and KBA-Kammann GmbH from Germany will be showcasing their portfolios of print and finishing solutions for flexible packaging and hollow containers from 19 to 26 October at K 2016 in Düsseldorf.

Amcor – New vice president, general manager for Liquiform

Ashish Saxena joined Amcor in 2014 and holds a Master’s of Business Administration from the London Business School
AUSTRALIA • Amcor Rigid Plastics has announced the appointment of Ashish Saxena as vice president and general manager of LiquiForm Group LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Amcor. He will be based at Amcor’s Saline, Michigan facility in the United States and will report directly to Amcor Rigid Plastics president Michael Schmitt.

Maxcess — New high-speed centering shaft

With its single-circuit air system and bladders that can be replaced in less than five minutes, it is designed to minimize downtime both during roll changes and scheduled maintenance
USA • Maxcess announced the release of its Tidland Cyclone high-speed centering shaft, which enables faster production through its ability to center and grip cores concentrically about the shaft. The new shaft increases throughput by minimizing roll loping and machine vibration, the company said.