USA • Constantia Flexibles will present the “packaging solutions of tomorrow” at the packaging show Pack Expo 2018 (14-17 October, Chicago). The company will focus on four pillars: sustainability, performance packaging, interactive packaging, and brand protection.
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Interactive packaging (Source: Contanstia Flexibles)
USA • The company will showcase connected workflow automation solutions with sister companies Esko and X-Rite at Labelexpo Americas 2018 (stand 5202). AVT also will feature the North America premiere of two inspection solutions, and a host of other systems for digital press inspection and control, inspection for labels and packaging web applications and automation….
The company will showcase connected workflow automation solutions with sister companies Esko and X-Rite (Source: AVT)
GERMANY • The packaging and paper group Mondi highlights BarrierPack Recyclable, its fully recyclable plastic laminate for pre-made pouches and FFS roll stock as well as other products for the food and beverage industry at the upcoming FachPack 2018 (25-27 September, Nuremberg, Germany).
SN German Pouch-Pack Technology will run BarrierPack Recyclable on the FM 060 model, an intermittent-working, horizontal, and rotary form/fill/seal (FFS) machine (Source: Mondi, PR101)
GERMANY • With the acquisition of Canadian Ultra Inks Inc. (Encres Ultra Inc.), Siegwerk further expands its Canadian business while strengthening its local service, infrastructure and portfolio for label and package printers. The parties have agreed not to disclose any financial details related to the acquisition.
The production site of Ultra Inks Inc. in Canada (Source: Siegwerk)
ITALY • The company has recently supplied a cast line for the production of stretch film for the factory of EB Packaging located in Batu Pahat, Johor. The line is 2000 mm (79”) wide for film configuration in seven layers.
Amut Dolci has recently supplied a cast line for the production of stretch film for the factory of EB Packaging located in Batu Pahat, Johor (Source: Amut Dolci)
GERMANY • While digital printing is already firmly established in the label and commercial printing sector, flexible packaging continues to be a challenge: An economical and stable digital printing process has yet to be developed. Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H) has reached a first milestone in its development project with a machine concept for a new digital…
As the new digital press is based on piezo inkjet technology, it will incorporate the 5601 print-head by manufacturer Xaar
ROTOCON EUROPE • With headquarters in Hamburg, Rotocon Europe has been registered in 2018 and will start selling the Ecoline digital converting machines and also machines for slitting, inspection and rewinding in Europe.
The management team of Rotocon: Pascal, Patrick & Michael Aengenvoort (Source: Rotocon)
SWEDEN • The producer of lightweight packaging solutions for liquid food, expands its business and acquires a 30,000 sqm piece of land in Landskrona to establish a new production facility.
An example of Ecolean’s lightweight packaging solutions (Source: Ecolean)
USA • Koenig & Bauer’s North American subsidiaries in the US and Canada have been renamed to bring them in line with the parent company’s identity.
BELGIUM • Luca Conti will step back from its current function as association management officer and will be leaving FTA Europe for a new professional experience in Brussels as for 31st of August.
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GERMANY • Since 2011, the company equipped linerboard printing machines worldwide with specific XXL flexo sleeves up to nearly three metres (118”) width.
More than 2000 XXL-Sleeves have been supplied in the last seven years (Source: Polywest)
Belgium • St-Luc Labels & Packaging has acquired a Comexi L20000 water-based laminator to complement film products printed on its HP Indigo 20000 digital press.
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The L20000 is the result of a strategic agreement between HP Indigo and Comexi to respond the requests from flexible packaging field (Source: Comexi)
EGYPT • The company has completed the acquisition of a control position in Suez Bags Company S.A.E for EGP 26.01 per share, which implies an equity value of EGP 284 million (EUR 13.6 million) on a 100% basis. Mondi now owns 96% of the company.
USA • Accordingto the company’s own information, it has begun a process to sell its flexo packaging division (FPD) for more than USD 400 million. Currently there is no information available about the buyer of the division.
GERMANY • RM&C S.P.A., owner of Treofan Holdings GmbH, has sold its controlling stake in Treofan Europe to Jindal Films, an Indian film and label manufacturer.