TOKYO, July 4, 2016 (Press Release) -Tokyo-headquartered Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (DNP) and SIG Combibloc, one of the world's leading manufacturer of cartons for food and beverages, have reached an agreement to collaborate in the food and beverage carton business for the Japanese market.
Background to the partnership
In Japan, cardboard cartons for beverage use come in only two major formats - a gable top type and a brick type - with resulting limited scope for product differentiation.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, July 4, 2016 (Press Release) -Valmet will deliver a biomass-fired boiler plant and related automation and environmental systems to Segezha Pulp and Paper Mill (Segezha PPM) in the Republic of Karelia, Russia. The boiler will produce steam for the mill's production processes and enables the mill to use wood residues and sludge as fuel and thus reduce the use of heavy fuel oil and lower its emissions and environmental impact. Valmet's delivery is scheduled for 2017.Read more
ZARAGOZA, Spain, June 30, 2016 (Press Release) -Innovative packaging company SAICA Pack has launched its RENOVE plan, heralding significant investment and upgrades across its European operations.
The plan will see the market-leading company invest €250 million in production machinery at 34 European locations, including Spain, France, Italy, UK, Ireland and Turkey.Read more
More than 140 industry leaders attended the 8th annual Saica Pack conference held on June 8th in Bordeaux.Read more
LYON, France, June 28, 2016 (Press Release) -From April 21st - 22nd, BOBST held an Open House to present its new fixed frame Rapidset rotary die-cutter the DRO 1628 NT RS. This machine is the only product in the world market that offers fixed frame rotary die-cutting operated from shop-floor level. This means improved ease of operation and also delivers fast, effective and highly capable box printing and finishing.Read more
REDDITCH, UK, June 27, 2016 (Press Release) -Firstan Packaging, the leading UK independent carton maker, has purchased an EXPERTCUT 106 LER die-cutter from BOBST, completing the deal at drupa 2016. The blank separating EXPERTCUT removes the need for the hand stripping of waste and tiresome manual separation of blanks during carton production and will help improve production efficiencies at Firstan, which this year celebrates forty years of successful supply to the pharmaceutical, healthcare, cosmetics and food industries.Read more
KOLDING, Denmark, June 28, 2016 (Press Release) -The new TRESU iCut plate cutter provides a fast, straightforward means of imaging flexo plates for the post-print spot coating of digitally printed folding cartons. Accommodating B2-size plates used by TRESU iCoat units, the TRESU iCut is designed to processes the same software as the digital printer, as well as the accompanying analogue coater. The plate, mounted on a sleeve, is cut directly from the file by a rotating knife, with 100% cross-directional register precision, without the need for shrinkage compensation.Read more
IRVING, TX and SHANGHAI, China, June 27, 2016 (Business Wire) -Fluor Corporation (FLR) announced today that it has completed its work with Stora Enso’s consumer board machine in Beihai, Guangxi, China. Fluor senior leadership joined Stora Enso leadership and other dignitaries to celebrate the official inauguration of the consumer board machine recently at the Beihai Mill.Read more