BRUSSELS, June 23, 2016 (PPI Europe) -Mineral oil migration issues have been examined in scientific literature for a number of years, prior to reaching a broader audience through more mainstream media. The migration of mineral oil components from paperboard packaging materials into various foodstuffs in particular has been investigated in detail, reflecting a growing concern in Europe and resulting in a number of calls from NGOs for EU-wide regulation, functional barriers to separate food from packaging and/or allowable limits for the chemicals in question.Read more
PATERSON, NJ, June 21, 2016 (Press Release) -In need of a replacement paper cutter after wearing out a 13-year-old machine, Tom Eubanks and Ted Varberg considered several options. The owners of American Converting near Charlotte, North Carolina looked at a few machines available on the market but soon reached a logical conclusion. Having replaced another machine nearly one year ago, they went back to their source and in the first of week of May had Colter & Peterson install a rebuilt 100” Seybold paper cutter with the latest version of Microcut.Read more
MEX, Switzerland, June 20, 2016 (Press Release) -BOBST is pleased to announce that its Digital Press for Corrugated Board has won the 2016 European Digital Press Association (EDP) award in the category “Best corrugated printer/solution.” The award was presented at a ceremony today, June 1st, during an EDP reception in the drupa cube at the 2016 drupa exhibition.Read more
HOCKENHEIM, Germany, June 20, 2016 (Press Release) -An elegant outfit for exquisite products: to preserve and underline their drinking chocolates’ exclusive taste experience, beckscocoa relies on rigid paper containers from Sonoco. The new single origin cocoas no. 5 and no. 7 expand the Munich-based cocoa manufacturer’s Especial series and are introduced to the market in a rigid paper container with a snap lid. The package label with hot gold foil embossing attracts attention and perfectly reflects the high quality of its content.Read more
MIDDLETON, WI, June 16, 2016 (Press Release) -HP Inc. announced that ePac LLC, an Emerald Packaging joint venture based in Madison, Wisconsin, has agreed to purchase three additional HP Indigo 20000 Digital Presses to enhance capacity in line with demand and expand operations in North America. The company is also leveraging a next-generation end-to-end digital workflow platform to streamline production and offer a highly automated customer experience.Read more
DUSSELDORF, June 14, 2016 (Press Release) -Landa once again took center stage at Drupa, taking over €450 million in orders for Nanographic Printing presses.
An estimated 200,000 visitors thronged to the Landa stand to catch a glimpse of its 20 daily live press demos. Visitor enthusiasm translated directly into hundreds of sales meetings, with orders taken in all major geographical regions, including the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Landa reported numerous multiple-press deals, demonstrating market confidence in Landa and its Nanographic Printing presses.Read more
JYVÄSKYLÄ, Finland, June 14, 2016 (Press Release) -Procemex Ltd was recently awarded a contract to SCA Obbola paper mill for a delivery of a Web Monitoring System. Commissioning in 2015, the new modern Web Monitoring System replaced the previous one that reached the end of life. This new system will substantially increase quality monitoring and decrease web break times and therefore improve SCA Obbola’s positioning at the market.Read more
ALPHARETTA, GA, June 14, 2016 (Press Release) -Neenah Packaging announces the significantly expanded offering of its Box Wrap portfolio, with new additions to its Premium Packaging Solutions, and the introduction of its Luxury Packaging Solutions.
Together, these two expansive collections create an elevated line of packaging papers for national and multi-national retail, beauty, alcohol, electronics and entertainment media brands.Read more
SWINDON, UK, June 13, 2016 (Press Release) -The Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) has announced it is set to launch a Common Footprint Quality (CFQ) standard for the UK’s fresh produce industry that will ensure safe and high performance corrugated packaging for fruit and vegetables.Read more