Saueressig, Schawk – Joint exhibit as SGK at drupa

How the two brands fit into SGK's structure
GERMANY • Saueressig and Schawk announced they will jointly exhibit at drupa under the new brand SGK. The rotogravure and special machinery solutions manufacturer and the data handling services and flexographic printing specialist will present the companies’ latest developments and advancements, including RGB printing, Digimarc, printed electronics and holography printing.

SCA – Round corrugated board packaging reduces weight

Arcwise is protected by international patents, and the company offers the technique to packaging manufacturers under license
SWEDEN • SCA announced it has developed a new technique for producing round corrugated board packaging that offers new design possibilities while reducing packaging weight by 30%, thereby also improving environmental performance. Arcwise can be deployed in standard corrugated board production facilities, the company said.

Dow, Nordmeccanica – Packaging collaboration announced

Diego Donoso, global business president Dow Packaging & Specialty Plastics (2nd from left), seals the agreement with Antonio Cerciello (3rd from left), owner of Nordmeccanica Group
SWITZERLAND • The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) announced a business development agreement with Nordmeccanica SpA to advance solutions for the flexible packaging industry by combining adhesive development with machine pioneering that target new technologies for faster commercialization to market. The companies plan to highlight the collaboration to accelerate packaging innovation at drupa 2016.