Amut – First plant for POAL food packaging waste recycling

Ecoallene is a new green material made of POAL (Polyethylene plus Aluminium polycomposite) recovered from food packaging. The main application fields are: automotive, building, giftware and general tools (Source: Amut)
ITALY • In September 2018 the world’s first facility for POAL recycling will be in operation to produce Ecoallene. POAL is a polyethylene plus Aluminium polycomposite recovered from food packaging (commonly known as TetraPak).

Print4All survey - Part 1

A statement by Aldo Peretti (Uteco Converting)

President of Acimga; Group chief executive officer and managing director for Uteco Converting (Source: G&K TechMedia)
With Print4All, show organiser Fiera Milano offers a new event show concept to the printing and converting industries. Flexo & Gravure Global asked some exhibitors about their opinion concerning their assessment of the new concept and their individual expectations and products on display. 

A survey of international suppliers for package printing in Asia - Part 2

Is the packaging industry’s future Asian?

(Source: Janoschka)
With a glimpse towards the future, Flexo & Gravure Global asked a ­variety of suppliers to the package printing industries for their thoughts and strategies around the expanding Asian markets. Collectively, each respondent emphasized that their growth strategies revolve around and often hinge upon successfully navigating the changing economics and demographics involved in Asia’s financial…

Part 4: Elsa Callini (ebeam Technologies)

Survey among package printers: Looking back into 2017 and trends in 2018

Elsa Callini, Business development manager ebeam Technologies (Source: ebeam Technologies)
In late 2017 and early 2018, Flexo & Gravure Global asked several package print shops and converters about their opinion on the past year and their estimations on trends and challenges for 2018. In the fourth   part of this survey, Elsa Callini, business development manager of ebeam Technologies talks about a new digital inkjet printer…

Constantia Flexibles – Anti-counterfeit packaging to rule out product piracy

Copyright © 2014 Michael Vorstandlechner
To rule out counterfeits, packaging manufacturer Constantia Flexibles offers effective solutions to meet this crucial task (Source: Constantia Flexibles)
AUSTRIA • Counterfeit pharmaceutical and food products put consumers’ health and the identity of brands at risk. To rule out such counterfeits, packaging manufacturer Constantia Flexibles offers innovative packaging solutions to meet this crucial task.

Bobst – Speedwave 2 bolsters printer Printwell’s bottom line in the Philippines

Left to right: La Rosa Olive, division manager, supply chain Printwell, Yam Robert, president of Printwell and Gaudry Erick, product sales manager, Bobst (Source, Bobst)
SWITZERLAND • The folding cartons market in the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) region is forecast to rise from US $2.8 billion in 2016 to US $4.9 billion (EUR €2.3 to EUR €4.01 billion) by the end of 2024, as the countries in the region experience significant industrial growth. The Philippines was the 10th fastest…