OAK CREEK, WI , Feb. 8, 2016 (Press Release) -Wisconsin based, American International Machinery, Inc. announced the recent installation of a new Signature Premier 110SLB46 in Southern Michigan. The Premier was equipped with an Inline Ejector for inspection/quality control and a Z-Fold Attachment for special folds. American reported a 55% increase in new Signature folder gluer sales at the end of 2015 compared to the previous year. "Customer feedback has been very positive on the Michigan installation.Read more
ST ALBANS, UK, Feb. 8, 2016 (Press Release) -Zünd Plotting Systems (UK) Ltd will demonstrate its advanced digital cutting equipment at Packaging Innovations 2016 on February 24th and 25th 2016 at Birmingham's NEC.
A regular exhibitor at the specialist packaging event, Zünd UK's stand (H26) will showcase the Zünd S3 M-1600 with tandem vacuum system – a fast, efficient digital cutting table ideal for packaging and print companies requiring continuous production.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 8, 2016 (Press Release) -Valmet supplied coated board production line for Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has started up at the company's Husum mill in Sweden. The new machine produces high-quality folding boxboard with an annual capacity of 400,000 tons with a basis weight range of 185 - 350 g/m2.
"During the project Valmet has operated professionally and we are satisfied with their ability to deliver. We also trust that the new production line will come up to our expectations," says Ari Kiviranta, SVP, Production and Technology in Metsä Board.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 5, 2016 (Press Release) -STAND 12C43
At Drupa 2016, Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, will show its paperboards ideal for consumer goods, retail-ready and food service packaging. Made from renewable fresh forest fibres, its high performance paperboards enhance brands throughout the value chain.
For consumer goods, successful branding is complemented by high-quality paperboard packaging. Besides attractive looks, Metsä Board’s paperboards are suitable for food contact.Read more
VIENNA, AUSTRIA, Feb. 4, 2016 (Press Release) -Paper-based packaging – the environment-friendly choice. Performance driven. Every day. Mondi Containerboard presents its latest paper improvements for fruit and vegetable packaging
At today’s press breakfast at Fruit Logistica, Mondi Containerboard gave an insight into its latest product improvements and showcased highly functional containerboard paper grades that are suitable for fruit and vegetable packaging.Read more
LAUTERBACH, Germany, Feb. 4, 2016 (Press Release) -In 2014 the Inca Onset from Fujicolor, a high-performance large-format digital printing machine capable of handling 3.20 x 1.60 m sheet sizes, was installed in STI Group's Gillingham plant in Kent, England. This year, STI Group is upgrading its German display plant in Grebenhain, Hessen with an Inca Onset X2 from Fujicolor, creating a local competency centre for digital printing. With the same large format print area as its UK cousin, the new arrival can print up to 900 m2 of cardboard or corrugated board per hour.Read more
BOSTON, MA, Feb. 3, 2016 (PRNewswire) -Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, has announced the expansion of its LusterCote® packaging line. The addition of new heavyweight options provides press operators, brand owners and graphic designers with superior performance on a wide range of coated one-side (C1S) applications, including litho labels, envelopes, book dust jackets, set up boxes and point-of-purchase displays.Read more
NEWTOWN, CT, Feb. 2, 2016 (Press Release) -The Independent Carton Group (ICG), an association of 19 independently owned and operated folding carton manufacturers, is pleased to once again highlight its members’ most notable accomplishments over the past year.
Representing a collective 1,489 years of packaging excellence – and a clear ability to survive and thrive in this industry – the ICG’s 19 member companies always have much to celebrate.Read more