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.
The Australian packaging giant has entered into a strategic agreement to acquire Bemis, a U.S. manufacturer flexible and rigid plastic packaging for food, consumer products, medical and pharmaceutical companies for USD 6.8 billion. Combining the two complementary companies will create a global leader in consumer packaging.
USA • The manufacturer of equipment for viscosity measurement and control offers its “Practical Course on Viscosity Measurements” course. Discussion topics include how to pick a spindle/speed combination, methodology, rheology, calibration and verification checks.
USA • The business division of Baldwin Technology Company Inc., opened its new headquarters located at Waukesha, Wisconsin.
Ribbon-cutting ceremony at Baldwin Vision Systems’ new headquarters at Waukesha, Wisconsin/USA (Source: Baldwin)
Digital printing technologies are revolutionizing the interior décor business. Not only can these items be produced more rapidly and with less waste than with traditional manufacturing processes, digital printing offers the ability to customize – or even personalize – interior décor.
GERMANY • Since 2011 Polywest equipped most of the linerboard printing machines worldwide with flexo sleeves up to nearly 3 metre (10 ft) width. More than 2000 of these XXL-Sleeves have been supplied in the last seven years.
USA • In Plymouth, the town that will soon commemorate the arrival of the Pilgrim Fathers 400 years ago, the company recently celebrated three decades of success as a global doctor blade manufacturer. Flexo Concepts treated its local business partners to a tour of its manufacturing facility followed by a sunset cruise on historic Plymouth Harbor…
On the occasion of the 30th anniversary, Flexo Concepts treated its local business partners to a cruise on historic Plymouth Harbor (Source: Flexo Concepts)
UK • The company regards its “remarkably successful” participation at the recent Latin Pack 2018 – Chile event as a confirmation that its strategic focus on building local service and support in Chile is on the right track.
Nick Vindel, Latin America Sales Manager at JM Heaford, was invited to present a keynote address on developments in mounting technology during the
Latin Pack event (Source: Heaford)
USA • Baldwin Technology Company is celebrating its 100th anniversary this summer by hosting a series of activities and events designed to honour and inspire both its workforce and its customers.
UK • The European Flexographic Industry Association (EFIA) has partnered with specialist apprenticeship and training provider, SkillCert, to offer Performing Manufacturing Operations (PMO) apprenticeship, Level 2.
GERMANY • For the 25th time, the TOP 100 competition selected the most innovative mid-sized companies in Germany. Among these leaders this year is Kampf Schneid- und Wickeltechnik. In the independent selection process, the company was particularly convincing in the categories “climate of innovation” and “innovation success”.
(Left to right:) Dr Stephan Witt (COO Kampf), Ranga Yogeshwar, and Lutz Busch (CEO Kampf) accepted the TOP 100 trophy (Source: KD Busch/compamedia)
GERMANY • The consulting company held their first ever Asia seminars in Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City this June. In both countries the flexo printing industry is developing quite well, but current developments and techniques were novelties for the attending experts.
Flexofit held their first ever Asia seminars in Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City (Source: Flexofit)
THE NETHERLANDS • Hybrid printing – this term has been used in the printing and converting industry for a long time. What is new about the inline combination of different processes? Bert van den Brink, technical director from MPS Systems talked to NarrowWebTech editor Rosina Obermayer about the role of significance of digital and hybrid printing…
Bert van den Brink, technical director at MPS (Source: MPS Systems)