Comexi – Sale of four slitters to Pakistani packaging companies

(Left to right:) (Von links nach rechts:) Fran Perez, Comexi area manager with Naveed Godil, CEO of Universal Packaging Company and International Packaging Films. (Source: Comexi)
SPAIN • The supplier of solutions for the flexible packaging printing and converting sector, strength its strategic alliance with Universal Packaging Company (Pvt) Ltd. and International Packaging Films (Pvt) Ltd., the two leading sister companies in Pakistan.

Flexographic Tech – Gold in FTA Excellence in Flexography award

Student Aaron Pitt (Computype) from Flexographic Tech’s 12-week press operator course produced the award-winning card. (Source: Flexographic Tech)
USA • The non-profit corporation dedicated to providing flexo press operators and others in the flexo industry hands-on training was honored to take home the Gold award for the College Student Category of Flexographic Technical Association’s 2018 Excellence in Flexography awards.

Baldwin Technology – Acquisition of digital ink system from QuadTech

(Left to right:) John Woolley, Herman Gnuechtel and Brent Becker (all Baldwin Technology) with Karl Fritchen (QuadTech) (Source: Baldwin Technologies)
USA • Baldwin Technology Company has reached an agreement with Quad/Graphics Inc. to acquire the intellectual property rights for the Digital Ink System. Baldwin provides process automation solutions, consumables and services for the print, packaging, textile and corrugated industries.

Windmöller & Hölscher – Expanding market position in 2017

(From left to right:) The Board of the W&H Group: Dr. Jürgen Vutz, managing partner and CEO; Peter Steinbeck, managing partner and chief sales officer; and Theodor Determann, chief financial officer. (Source: W&H)
GERMANY • In 2017, manufacturer of machinery and converting equipment for the production of flexible packaging, expanded its leading market position in all three of its product areas: extrusion, printing and converting.

Amut/Erema – Open house: From PET bottles straight to packaging

Michael Buchberger, sales manager, and Christoph Wöss, business development manager, in front of the Vacurema in the production hall at Erema (Source: Erema)
ITALY • Both companies invite guests to experience the closed material loop of PET first-hand from 28 to 31 May 2018. Washed post-consumer PET bottle flakes will be recycled live at the Amut headquarters in Novara, Italy, to make food contact grade thermoforming sheet in a direct process.