ESPOO, Finland, April 19, 2016 (Press Release) -Huhtamaki strengthens its position as a leading egg packaging provider in Huhtamaki egg packaging manufactured in Ivanteevka. The total investment of approximately EUR 8 million consists of additional manufacturing capacity, warehouse extension and infrastructure improvement. The new capacity will be operational in May 2016.
With the expansion, Ivanteevka unit is able to meet the needs of the rapidly growing egg market in Russia and develop more added value products to support customers’ growth.Read more
PONTYPOOL, UK, April 18, 2016 (Press Release) -Corrugated packaging specialist Diamondpak is boosting its production capacity after investing £250,000 in new machinery.
The company, whose clients include John Lewis and Pets at Home, said the acquisition of a specialist multi-point gluer machine would improve its capacity for creating internet ‘peal and seal’ packaging such as book wraps.
It currently produces around 5 million of these peal and seal packages per year at its South Wales factory.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, April 18, 2016 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has been praised for its creativity and expertise in print and design, winning 13 times, more than any other entrant, at the recently held 2016 European Flexographic Industry Association (EFIA) Awards.
Smurfit Kappa took home four Golds for its solutions for valued brands Jack Daniels, Huggies, Le Rouge and Standard Brands, along with a number of Silver and Bronze awards. The awards were won by Smurfit Kappa sites in the UK and Ireland.Read more
BOLOGNA, Italy and TAMPERE Finland , April 14, 2016 (Business Wire) -Researchers at Bio-on and the University of Tampere (Finland) have created the first material to team paper and bioplastic designed for the food packaging of the future. It will also be the only biodegradable material.Read more
ROCHESTER, NY, April 14, 2016 (Press Release) -Diamond Packaging won six awards, including Best of Show, in the 23rd Annual FSEA Gold Leaf Awards Competition, the industry's premier showcase for foil stamping, embossing, and other specialty effects. Awards were announced at the FSEA National Conference in Orlando, FL on April 4, 2016.Read more
LONDON, April 13, 2016 (Press Release) -DS Smith first started producing cardboard coffins more than 20 years ago. Now, after eight years of research and development with abCrémation from Gard, France, a new model is available, meeting stringent new requirements for coffins used in cremation.
Challenge : New standards imposedRead more
SPRINGFIELD, MA, April 13, 2016 (Press Release) -The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) will facilitate intimate, folding carton-specific info sessions with key exhibitors at Drupa, June 1-8, 2016 in Dusseldorf, Germany. Not only will this initiative streamline the experience for PPC converter members, it will also inspire conversations around paperboard packaging that may not have occurred otherwise.Read more
WEESP, The Netherlands, April 12, 2016 (Press Release) -Kadant Johnson Europe BV, a subsidiary of Kadant Inc., announced it received an order from Bellmer Vaahto Paper Machinery Oy for the dryer section rebuild at Kotkamills Oy in Kotka, Finland. The rebuild is part of the conversion of Kotkamills’ PM2 which will shift from producing coated magazine paper to high-quality food service board. Start-up of the converted machine is expected in June 2016.Read more