DUBLIN, Ireland, Aug. 12, 2016 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has successfully achieved winning entries in three of the nine categories at the ‘Obal Roku’ Awards which aim to highlight and promote the best ideas, innovations and technologies in the Czech packaging market.
Winning the Electronic and appliances category was a design by Smurfit Kappa Žebrák for a high-quality audio device which required the highest level of protection for overseas shipment.Read more
ATLANTA, Aug. 11, 2016 (PRNewswire) -Graphic Packaging International was recognized with a North America Award for Sustainability at the Kellogg Company's Supplier Recognition Event held in June 2016 in Battle Creek, MI. This inaugural award recognizes suppliers that have demonstrated excellence in corporate responsibility.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Aug. 10, 2016 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply a moisturizer system to Zhejiang Dongda Paper Co. Ltd. in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. The new solution, Valmet IQ Moisturizer, will enable the mill to improve board quality on its paper machine PM2.
The order is included in Valmet's second quarter 2016 orders received. The delivery will take place in September 2016.Read more
KENDAL, UK, Aug. 8, 2016 (Press Release) -British master papermaker James Cropper is inviting brands to celebrate their uniqueness by unveiling its new ‘Tailor Made’ service at this year’s Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging exhibitions.Read more
LONDON, Aug. 8, 2016 (Press Release) -In January 2016 Greycon implemented their world renowned system at Mel Paper, one of the largest manufacturers of recycled board in the food and general packaging industry.
Mel Paper is located near Thessaloniki and is the only manufacturer of recycled carton board in Greece. Mel Paper produces more than 100,000 tons of coated printing carton every year. These products are distributed to demanding markets across Western Europe, Africa and Asia.Read more
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL, Aug. 4, 2016 (Business Wire) -Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco (SON) and a leading global provider of temperature assurance packaging, has launched the industry’s first academic offering to train and certify cold chain packaging professionals. The certification program was developed by Sonoco ThermoSafe’s ISCLabs in partnership with The Packaging School; Dr. R. Andrew Hurley, assistant professor of packaging science at Clemson University; and an advisory panel of pharmaceutical manufacturers, wholesalers, logistics providers and industry experts.Read more
SPRINGFIELD, MA, Aug. 4, 2016 (Press Release) -The Paperboard Packaging Council’s (PPC) upcoming Technical & Production workshop, August 24-25 in Springfield, Mass., will delve into the future of the carton converting business, exploring how digital printing and the demand for low volume orders have evolved over the recent years. The conversation will be led by Kevin Karstedt, CEO of Karstedt Partners, LLC and noted expert on digital printing and converting technologies.Read more
LINNICH, Germany, Aug. 2, 2016 (Press Release) -With the HERO tray, an innovative display tray for tall, slim beverage cartons such as the carton bottle combidome, SIG Combibloc has produced an industry first. For the first time, the market now has a secondary packaging solution that is not the same height as the carton packs. The clever design of the new HERO tray ensures carton packs are evenly stacked and safely protected during transport – and can later be attractively presented on the sales shelf and removed from the secondary packaging easily.Read more