KOTKA, Finland, Jan. 25, 2016 (Press Release) -The Solaris era was finished in style on Saturday morning January 23rd, 2016, as the last reel of Solaris printing paper was produced on PM2 at Kotkamills Oy. The moment was nostalgic for many of the employees who have played an important role in the manufacture of Solaris® over the decades. Since May 1987, PM2 has produced 3,5 Million tons of Solaris® that has been used for magazines, leaflets, catalogues, supplements and exercise books in nearly 100 different customer countries globally.Read more
OSLO, Norway, Dec. 22, 2015 (Business Wire) -Thin Film Electronics ASA, a global leader in printed electronics and smart systems, today announced a commercial partnership with Jones Packaging Inc., a world-class provider of premier packaging solutions for healthcare and consumer brands. The two companies are collaborating to integrate Thinfilm’s NFC OpenSense™ technology into paperboard pharma packaging and establish key manufacturing processes for production on Jones’ high speed lines.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Dec. 22, 2015 (Press Release) -Pratt Industries' Valmet-supplied containerboard production line, PM 16, successfully came on stream on October 04, 2015 at their greenfield paper mill in Valparaiso, Indiana, USA. This is Valmet's first OptiConcept M installation in North America.Read more
LONDON, Dec. 21, 2015 (Press Release) -At the 60th annual Oscars de L'Emballage, DS Smith pulled off a historic success! The three products DS Smith submitted, all won prizes in their different categories. A stamp of approval for innovative design, ecological design and mechanisation.
Hosted by Henri Saporta,Managing Editor ofEmballages Magazine,and Michel Picot, journalist, the event was held in Paris on 23 November 2015. DS Smith carried off three Oscars from among the 20 prizes awarded in five categories.Read more
CARNEYS POINT, NJ , Dec. 21, 2015 (Press Release) -RM Machinery Inc. (RMM) is pleased to announce that Ultimate Paper Box Co., a City of Industry, California, packaging manufacturer, has taken delivery of a new six-color RMGT 1050LX sheetfed press with aqueous coater.
RYOBI MHI Graphic Technology Ltd. recently launched the new RMGT brand and advanced styling for its sheetfed press line. The revamped press design emphasizes safety, simplicity and easy operation. Superior functionality enhances performance.Read more
DUBLIN, IRELAND, Dec. 18, 2015 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has been awarded for its collaborative work with valued customer Unilever at the prestigious Superstar Awards. The paper-based packaging solutions company was presented with the award at the Viscom trade fair in Düsseldorf for an innovative display developed for the Rama frying and roasting product line.Read more
LAUSANNE, Switzerland , Dec. 16, 2015 (Press Release) -In the first half of September, Ostermöller Verpackungen GmbH & Co. KG, which has its head office in Bünde, Germany, commissioned the world's first VISIONCUT 106 LER. BOBST had previously presented this completely new, 3B-format flat-bed die-cutter at the COMPETENCE 15 open house held at its headquarters in Mex, Switzerland in late June 2015, showcasing the in-line separation and 8'000 sheets per hour production speed of the new press.Read more
DUBLIN, IRELAND, Dec. 17, 2015 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa’s commitment to delivering excellent print and packaging solutions to customers has once again been demonstrated, with its Irish operations recently receiving three accolades in one week at the Irish Print Awards and the Checkout National Retail Supplier Awards.
The wins include a Best Packaging / Design Services Provider award for work with Greene Farm Foods, Screen Printer of the Year for a creation for Largo Foods and National Newspaper Printer of the Year for its work with the Financial Times.Read more