LINNICH, Germany, Aug. 2, 2016 (Press Release) -With the HERO tray, an innovative display tray for tall, slim beverage cartons such as the carton bottle combidome, SIG Combibloc has produced an industry first. For the first time, the market now has a secondary packaging solution that is not the same height as the carton packs. The clever design of the new HERO tray ensures carton packs are evenly stacked and safely protected during transport – and can later be attractively presented on the sales shelf and removed from the secondary packaging easily.Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, Aug. 3, 2016 (Press Release) -Papeterie Sical and Toscotec announce the successful start-up of PM#1 after a deep press section and related parts modification. The machine came in operation according the planned shut-down time and, after the optimization phase, is now producing the targeted container board products quality.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Aug. 1, 2016 (Press Release) -For the second year running, Smurfit Kappa has been awarded the European Innovation Recognition Award for outstanding innovation proposals by Nestlé Fibre Packaging Categories.
The award is given for exceptional innovation proposals across Europe and is judged by internal stakeholders at Nestlé on the basis of a series of solutions demonstrating innovation, proactivity and practicality.Read more
VIENNA, Austria, Aug. 2, 2016 (Press Release) -At the 8th Polish packaging competition PakStar 2016, Mondi won awards for three of its corrugated packaging solutions. The range of functionalities and clever designs of Mondi’s entries reflect Mondi’s extensive design and production ability as well as the endless possibilities to apply corrugated solutions with the right know-how and visionary thinking. The winning solutions deliver benefits for end-user handling, sales promotion and sustainability.Read more
WÜRZBURG, Germany, Aug. 1, 2016 (Press Release) -With a strong focus on growth markets, such as conventional and digital packaging printing, as part of its successful strategy, KBA has announced its return to the sheetfed flexo market for corrugated at Drupa and has named KBA North America to handle its sales, parts, and service. “We were active in this market around 10 years ago with a KBA Corrugraph flexo press built at our U.S. plant,” says KBA CEO and president Claus Bolza-Schünemann.Read more
BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT, France, July 29, 2016 (Press Release) -Arjowiggins Graphic, the specialist manufacturer of recycled papers, will promote its market leading sustainable paper and packaging products at LUXE PACK Monaco (21 – 23 September 2016). At the event, Arjowiggins Graphic will showcase a complete range of bright white recycled solutions that are perfectly suitable for the luxury packaging that works well across a range of applications including shopping bags, gift vouchers and brand packaging.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, July 29, 2016 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa Zedek has been recognised for its creativity and innovation in retail marketing and point-of-purchase advertising displays by winning two POPAI Awards.
The POPAI awards showcase best practice in retail marketing across Germany, Austria and Switzerland and were presented at a spectacular ceremony in Düsseldorf.Read more
KALL, Germany, July 18, 2016 (Press Release) -Consumer protection organisations are warning of harmful mineral oils in foodstuffs as a result of the use of recycled cardboard for packaging. This also applies for pie bases as well as paper plates and bowls, which are used every day at the bakery. Sustainable disposable tableware manufacturer Papstar GmbH from the Eifel region has backed the use of FSC-certified cardboard from virgin fibre for many years.Read more