LINNICH, Germany, March 29, 2016 (Press Release) -Wine specialist South Wine Company (SWC) is expanding its range of packaging and is now making its “Odyssey”-brand quality wines available on the Russian market in aseptic carton packs. The company has opted for the packaging and filling technology from SIG Combibloc: four of its own home-grown semi-dry wines are now offered in the combiblocSlimline 1,000 ml carton pack. The South Wine Company’s wines have previously been available in glass bottles only.Read more
OAK CREEK, WI , March 30, 2016 (Press Release) -American International Machinery, Inc., the North American face of Signature folder gluers, today announced the installation of a new Signature Compact 90SLB in the western TN area. This is the tenth new Compact installation for AIM and the 4th new Signature installation at this particular customer facility. The Compact series is designed to run small lock bottom and straight line cartons, requires minimum floor space and achieves run speeds up to 425 meters per minute.Read more
JELENIA GORA, Poland, March 30, 2016 (Press Release) -In January 2016, Smurfit Kappa signed another contract with PMP for a press part rebuild of PM#1 in its Mill in Barbosa (Colombia). PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) has been chosen again as a strategic partner supporting Smurfit Kappa’s development.Read more
SOLON, OH, March 30, 2016 (Press Release) -AdamsTech completes another Penta die board laser installation at Ohio’s innovative consumer packaging provider, CardPak. The new laser was installed along with a second EasyBender steel rule bender/processor.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, March 24, 2016 (Press Release) -Walki will invest in upgrading two of its important laminator lines at the Pietarsaari plant. The investment will not only further improve the quality of Walki's products, but will also bring benefits in terms of higher capacity.
The upgrade will be done with the latest technology, ensuring a consistent quality of the products throughout the whole production run. The upgrade includes e.g. new drives and control system for the PRS106 line as well as renewal of some of the unwinding stations on PRS109 and PRS106.Read more
DUBLIN, IRELAND, March 23, 2016 (Press Release) -An innovative design for fruit juice called ‘Ice Box’, designed by Smurfit Kappa Poland, has won in the ‘Packaging Concept’ category at the recent Art of Packaging Awards. The same pack also took third place in the Overall Award covering all categories.
The ‘Ice-Box’ 5L Bag-in-Box® pack is a practical and attractive packaging solution that meets the needs and expectations of consumers. Not only is it easy to transport from shop to home, it also makes best possible use of space within the kitchen.Read more
SWINDON, UK, March 21, 2016 (Press Release) -Corrugated companies are helping retailers make savings in the supply chain and cut their carbon footprint by developing packaging solutions that maximise storage and reduce transport costs by enabling increased efficiencies, says the Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI).Read more
PARIS, March 18, 2016 (Press Release) -Pharmapack Europe (#pharmapackeu), organised by UBM EMEA, held its most successful event yet at the Paris expo Porte De Versailles on the 10th and 11th of February 2016. The event, exclusively dedicated to the pharma packaging and drug delivery industry, gathered 3409 visitors and 387 exhibitors under one roof – an increase from 2015 of 12% and 15% respectively.Read more