After FachPack wound to a close, there has been a lot of information to process. Some of the big news wasn’t what was actually at the show but announcements affecting the packaging industry, like the fact that Lidl said it will ban single-use plastic bags next year. The announcement came hot on the heels of one of Germany’s largest supermarkets Rewe doing the same in the past months. How this will affect printing for packaging is yet to be seen, but the entire show had a very eco, sustainable vibe to it. Look through our gallery below for more information and interesting printed products.
Buses ran every day to bring visitors and journalists from the full parking lots to FachPack
We went to the farthest entrance from the parking lots to beat the lines – it was a good call!
The closer entrance was a bit more crowded
The Mondi Group press conference identified trends in corrugated printing and packaging
The Mondi Group press conference included live testing of paper for strength, paper formation and flexo and digital printing ink viability
The first press conference gave a hint at the clever packaging strategies in store
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A 3D effect printed on Mondi Group paper
Celloclair showed its newest packaging innovation: a combination of fleece and film
Celloclair’s CEO Michel Bur -- the company specialises in flexo printing of films and pouches
Andreas Brandt of Baumer hhs, which was featuring its folder gluer technology for pharmaceutical tamper evident closures
Meech International featured its newest static control product
Donald Lewis of Meech International gives the rundown on the company’s web cleaning products
Sustainability and eco-friendly packaging played a starring role in this year’s FachPack
Servo Artpack worked with Peeze Coffee to create a package with more than 85% sugar cane and cellulose
Bosch’s new VFFS concept produces mono-material paper packaging with dust-tight sealing to meet the demand for more sustainable packaging for dry goods like sugar and flour
Ingo Kaiser of Sappi speaks with editor-in-chief Ansgar Wessendorf about its new paper offerings
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Sappi's new Algro Guard OHG was first used with Belgian chocolate maker Delafaille ... lucky us!
Tree of Tea products packaged with Algro Guard, which is designed to protect food products and remove steps from the production process
Taking a quick rest to regroup in the press centre
Not every company needed chocolate to lure you in ...
GMG Color’s stand had some clever packaging
Editor-in-chief Ansgar Wessendorf speaks with Ernst Herrmann of Wipf
Wipf displayed its Paper Look flexible packaging at FachPack that feels like real paper, complies with rigid requirements and can be printed on gravure with up to 10 colours
Packaging and art are one in the same
We had time to grab some famous Nuremberg sausages, which disappeared before we could photograph them!
André Manger of Wipak tells Ansgar Wessendor, editor in chief, about the new sustainable laminate options the company offers
Haptic lacquer, when used in combination with a special gravure can create surfaces that feel like paper or fabric
Some printed packages from Wipak
Some printed packaging from Clondalkin Flexible Packaging
Elifhybr is a new hybrid printing packaging offer with offset and flexo technology in conjunction with EB curing from Elif in Turkey
Printed packaging with flexo from Fiorini International in Italy
Beautiful displays at FachPack can make you hungry!
Packaging with Oris Flex Pack // Web, a digital proofing and mockup system
Pouches from Scheyer Verpackungstechnik in Austria
Packaging at the Schur Flexibles booth
Spiegel Verpackung of Germany showed some beautiful packaging
A long day finished, it’s time to see a bit of Nuremberg. The parking lot is a pretty good place to start!
Can you spot the editor?
The Hubert Group sure knows how to throw a party ... delicious food and plenty of printers to speak with.
Look for follow-up interviews, videos and more in the coming weeks as well as a recap in our December issue.