Flexo Wash – Solvent-free cylinder cleaning at Mondi Korneuburg

(Left to right): Elisabeth Dudeschek-Pitsch (Head of printing department for Mondi), Mette Laursen (International sales manager for Flexo Wash), and Tarik Aslan (Technical manager for Mondi) in front of the new solvent-free Multi Cylinder Cleaner (Source: Flexo Wash)
AUSTRIA – Austrian based Mondi Korneuburg is part of the international packaging and paper group Mondi. The plant produces pre-made pouches in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. It prints rotogravure and flexo in up to nine colours to ensure an eye-catching product presentation. The stand-up pouches are offered with many add-on features for…

Constantia Flexibles – Wins German Packaging Award 2017 for sustainability

Constantia Flexible’s film-based product CompresSeal won in the category Sustainability for 2017 (Source, Constantia)
AUSTRIA • Created by using a recently developed hot-embossing technology, the company’s new CompresSeal film won the prestigious award’s Sustainability 2017 prize. With a higher seal integrity than standard polyethylene, according to Constantia, it weighs up to 30% less, while still having the same thickness as standard packaging. Additionally, it ensures not only tighter packs, but…

Flexo Wash – Solvent free cleaning at Mondi Korneuburg adopted

The new Flexo Wash Multi Cylinder Cleaner at Mondi Korneuburg can clean 24 cylinders per hour (Source: Flexo Wash)
AUSTRIA • Producing pre-made pouches in a variety of shapes and sizes, the plant prints rotogravure and flexo in up to nine colours. The stand-up pouches are offered with many add-on features for maximum convenience, such as re-closable openings and laser perforation. The Korneuburg plant is part of the international packaging and paper Group Mondi. Overall…

Smithers Pira – Economic trends to shape rigid plastic packaging industry

Smithers Pira reports sustainable packaging will impact markets for rigid plastics (Source, Smithers Pira)
UK • In its new report, The Future of Rigid Plastic Packaging to 2022, Smithers Pira’s analysis of the key drivers shaping this segment show that the global rigid plastic packaging consumption is projected at 52.9 million tonnes in 2017 and is forecast to grow during 2017–2022 at an annual rate of 3.7% to 63.4 million…

Flexible packaging market worth USD 125.66 billion by 2021

Samples of flexible packaging (Source: Esko)
According to the report “Flexible Packaging Market by Material (Plastic Film, Paper, Aluminum), Printing Technology (Flexography, Rotogravure, Digital), Type (Stand-Up Pouches, Retort Pouches), Application (Food & Beverages, Healthcare, Cosmetics & Toiletries) – Global Forecast to 2021”, issued by the MarketsandMarkets research company, the market for flexible packaging is projected to grow from USD 97.97 billion…

Innoform – New world of pouches (Interview series)

Thomas Fischer, applications development manager at Herrmann Ultraschalltechnik talks about ultrasonic sealing technology for stand-up pouches
The new world of stand-up pouches – this is the headline of the fifth European stand-up pouch conference. The reason for covering this type of packaging during one and a half days – and for the fifth time – is more than reasonable: The use of stand-up pouches (SUP) across all areas is growing.