ESPOO, Finland, May 25, 2016 (Press Release) -Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, will demonstrate an innovative new ‘bag in box’ concept for the first time at Drupa 2016. The ‘Elevated drink box’ (EDB), designed and patented by Metsä Board, is an easy and convenient way for consumers to enjoy beverages. The box was produced by combining the expertise of Metsä Board, BOBST, Kodak, Marbach, Henkel, and Knauer.Read more
BRUSSELS, May 24, 2016 (Press Release) -More than 250 top packaging professionals from around the world attended the prestigious Summit of the European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers held in Berlin from 18-20 May 2016.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, May 25, 2016 (Press Release) -Combining its unique range of expertise in design, mechanisation, performance packaging and shopper marketing, Smurfit Kappa is launching the SKMF 146, a mandrel case former.
The SKMF 146 is the next generation of mandrel case formers, providing customers with the most effective and optimised packaging machine solution to date combined with the flexibility to pack multiple design formats.Read more
BJERT, Denmark, May 23, 2016 (Press Release) -TRESU Group announces the sale of an eight-color hybrid Flexo Innovator to one of the world’s largest paper and packaging businesses, WestRock Company, of Norcross, Georgia.
The press, accommodating water-based ink, UV OPV coating media and inline finishing capabilities, will be installed at the WestRock facility in Eutaw, Alabama, by the end of 2016. “This is an exciting sale, not least because it validates TRESU’s vision of flexo packaging production with inline finishing,” said Scott Hibbs, president, TRESU Americas.Read more
ATLANTA, GA, May 24, 2016 (PRNewswire) -Veritiv Corporation (VRTV) recently expanded its TUFflex™ line of packaging essentials. The TUFflex product portfolio – Proven to Protect and Perform – is exclusively available nationwide through Veritiv and includes carton sealing and specialty tapes; machine, hand and specialty stretch film; shrink film; and mailers.Read more
MEMPHIS, TN, May 23, 2016 (PRNewswire) -Evergreen Packaging, a leader in refrigerated beverage carton manufacturing, today announced the introduction of SmartPak Cartons in a new cross-section with 40 ounce, 48 ounce, 52 ounce and 59 ounce size options. This new product line, designed to meet rising demands in the market for different sizes, provides benefits for brands in the areas of branding, sustainability, transportation and storage efficiencies.Read more
ALFELD, Germany , May 23, 2016 (Press Release) -Sappi Europe proudly reports that the famed House of Besserat de Bellefon, based in Epernay in the Champagne region of France, has chosen to package its crown jewel, Cuvée des Moines, in a presentation case constructed of elegant, bright-white Sappi Algro Design carton board. The challenge was to find an ultra-bright white carton board that could stand up to the process of applying complex finishes, and Algro Design fit the bill perfectly.Read more
RADEBEUL, Germany and NORWALK, CT, May 23, 2016 (Press Release) -KBA Sheetfed Solutions, a business unit of the Koenig & Bauer Group (KBA), and Xerox today announced a partnership to develop an industrial digital sheetfed press for the folding carton market. Wide format cartons, for items like cosmetics, food and pharmaceutical products, until now has relied on traditional analog offset production printing.Read more