SPRINGFIELD, MA, July 11, 2016 (Press Release) -On August 24-25, the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) will host a technical and production forum entitled Digital, Drupa, & Driving Growth. Taking place at PPC’s headquarters in Springfield, MA, the workshop will bring attendees up to speed on the new technologies currently shaping the industry, and also help them to identify the right time to invest.Read more
NORTHEIM and ILSENBURG, Germany, July 11, 2016 (Press Release) -Thimm Group (Lower Saxony) is expanding its packaging print technology mix with an HP PageWide Web Press T1100S thereby further expanding its printing expertise. The machine has an operating width of 2.80 metres and will be installed at Christiansen Print (Saxony Anhalt). This business division of the corporate group focuses on pre-print for POS packaging and displays.Read more
ROCHESTER, NY , July 7, 2016 (Press Release) -Diamond Packaging today announced that it won five awards, including a Benny Award, the competition’s highest honor, in the 2016 Premier Print Awards, the world’s most prestigious international print competition. Printing Industries of America (PIA) hosts the competition, which recognizes the creation and production of superior print communications. Entries were judged on color, registration, degree of difficulty, and the overall look and design that make an effective and graphically appealing piece.Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, July 8, 2016 (Press Release) -Sonoco Alcore, a major player in terms of high quality, innovation and added value in the production of cardboard tubes and cores, has confirmed the supply of a paper rewinder from A.Celli Paper.
Sonoco Alcore is part of the international group Sonoco, retained among the most representative, dynamic and innovative global providers of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective packaging and supply chain services.Read more
VANTAA, Finland, July 8, 2016 (Press Release) -BillerudKorsnäs has awarded Pöyry with the engineering services assignment for the investment program in their Skärblacka mill. The assignment includes detail engineering services for all disciplines and related site services, to be carried out between 2016 and early 2018.Read more
MONCHENGLADBACH, Germany, July 5, 2016 (Press Release) -Stora Enso has commissioned Voith to install a fully automated VariFlex winder on the BM1 board machine at its Kaukopää mill in Imatra, Finland. The winder’s innovative concept increases processing capacity and makes production safer and more reliable.Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, July 6, 2016 (Press Release) -Increased environmental awareness will lead to completely new demands being placed on the packaging industry. BillerudKorsnäs sees this challenge as a business opportunity. When BillerudKorsnäs partner, the French research platform Tara Expeditions, recently made a stopover in Miami on the way to the Pacific Ocean on an 18-month expedition, BillerudKorsnäs invited stakeholders in its American market to discuss how the packaging industry can contribute in this regard.Read more