ESPOO, Finland, May 30, 2016 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply an extensive board machine rebuild and automation solution for machine and quality control to the ITC Bhadrachalam mill in India. The rebuilt production line (PM1) is planned to produce high-quality lightweight coated board with a wide range of produced grades. The start-up of the rebuilt machine is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2017.
The order is included in Valmet's second quarter 2016 orders received. Typically, a project of this type and scope is valued at EUR 30 - 40 million.Read more
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, May 26, 2016 (Press Release) -Tetra Pak has won a WorldStar Award for its Tetra Evero Aseptic package, the world’s first aseptic carton bottle for ambient milk. The international award from the World Packaging Organisation recognises excellence based on a number of attributes including innovation, quality, design and environmental credentials.Read more
KOLDING, Denmark and HAPERT, The Netherlands, May 25, 2016 (Press Release) -TRESU DigitalSolutions, provider of flexo coating systems for digital printing lines, and Apex International, manufacturer of precision anilox coating and ink technology for packaging and label converting, have formed a global research, development and training partnership.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, May 25, 2016 (Press Release) -Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, will demonstrate an innovative new ‘bag in box’ concept for the first time at Drupa 2016. The ‘Elevated drink box’ (EDB), designed and patented by Metsä Board, is an easy and convenient way for consumers to enjoy beverages. The box was produced by combining the expertise of Metsä Board, BOBST, Kodak, Marbach, Henkel, and Knauer.Read more
BRUSSELS, May 24, 2016 (Press Release) -More than 250 top packaging professionals from around the world attended the prestigious Summit of the European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers held in Berlin from 18-20 May 2016.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, May 25, 2016 (Press Release) -Combining its unique range of expertise in design, mechanisation, performance packaging and shopper marketing, Smurfit Kappa is launching the SKMF 146, a mandrel case former.
The SKMF 146 is the next generation of mandrel case formers, providing customers with the most effective and optimised packaging machine solution to date combined with the flexibility to pack multiple design formats.Read more
BJERT, Denmark, May 23, 2016 (Press Release) -TRESU Group announces the sale of an eight-color hybrid Flexo Innovator to one of the world’s largest paper and packaging businesses, WestRock Company, of Norcross, Georgia.
The press, accommodating water-based ink, UV OPV coating media and inline finishing capabilities, will be installed at the WestRock facility in Eutaw, Alabama, by the end of 2016. “This is an exciting sale, not least because it validates TRESU’s vision of flexo packaging production with inline finishing,” said Scott Hibbs, president, TRESU Americas.Read more