ALFELD, Germany , Jan. 19, 2016 (Press Release) -The easy-to-assemble flap display for Evian-Volvic Suisse SA was conceived as a means of replacing metal with corrugated cardboard. Model AG, based in Weinfelden, Switzerland, was tasked with replacing the previous metal display with a floor display made from corrugated cardboard to reduce costs and shipping weight, as well as to make the display easier to assemble. The company chose Fusion of Sappi for the topliner because of its outstanding material properties and processing characteristics.Read more
NORTHEIM, Germany, Jan. 18, 2016 (Press Release) -The Thimm Group and palette specialist Cone Pal Vertriebsgesellschaft from Nuremberg are starting the new year with a partnership for the exclusive production and marketing of corrugated cardboard palettes. The innovative Cone Pal® provides an economic alternative and complement to common palettes made from wood or plastic. Distribution is Europe-wide and in selected overseas markets.Read more
LONDON, Jan. 18, 2016 (Press Release) -DS Smith has been rewarded with the packaging industry's most prestigious prize for its Tork Carry Box packaging.
It gives us great pleasure and pride to announce that we at DS Smith Sweden have won the packaging industry's most coveted award – a WorldStar – in the 'Transit' category for our Tork Carry Box, created by our designers at PackRight Centre in Mariestad.Read more
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Jan. 14, 2016 (Press Release) -Cartonnages du Dauphiné, located in Champ Pres Froges, France, was the beta testing site for the BOBST EXPERTFOLD 165, taking delivery of the machine in November 2014. Compared to the folder-gluer it replaced, the EXPERTFOLD at the plant has raised productivity by 30% in its first year of production, with room for further improvement, and the company can now manufacture and sell a much wider range of box styles.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 15, 2016 (Press Release) -Valmet will modernize a paper machine (PM10) at the Kruger paper mill in Trois-Rivières (Québec), Canada. Currently producing newsprint, PM10 will be rebuilt using some of the most advanced containerboard manufacturing and automation technology to produce 360,000 metric tonnes (MT) per year of 100% recycled lightweight and high strength linerboard. The rebuilt production line will start up in 2017.Read more
NOTTINGHAM, UK, Jan. 7, 2016 (Press Release) -Following success at the Packaging Innovations in September 2015, we return to the show at the NEC Birmingham on the 24th- 25th February 2016 to showcase our latest packaging and point of sale concepts and innovations created at our smartcentre innovation hub.
We will be promoting our smartcentre services and smartdisplay division, featuring our strategic alliance partner KMD Company.Read more
SAO PAULO, Jan. 11, 2016 (Press Release) -Klabin, Brazil’s largest paper producer and exporter, formalized an agreement with the Federal University of Lavras (UFLA), the Specialty Coffee Association of Brazil (BSCA), the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) and packaging maker Videplast Indústria de Embalagens for the study "Development of Packaging and Storage Methods for Specialty Coffees," which will be coordinated by Flávio Meira Borém, a professor in the Engineering Department at UFLA.Read more
DUBLIN, IRELAND, Jan. 5, 2016 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa will exhibit its range of packaging solutions for apple juice at the SIVAL trade show from January 12-14.
SIVAL is an exhibition for fruit and vegetable producers and takes place every year in Angers, France. The show will offer a great opportunity for apple juice producers to discover Smurfit Kappa’s range of packaging solutions.Read more