HELSINKI, Feb. 10, 2016 (Press Release) -The renewable materials company Stora Enso is a leading supplier of renewable packaging board for pharmaceutical cartons. At Pharmapack 2016, the company will present its board selection, which includes grades tailored for various sub-segments such as medicine, OTC (Over-The-Counter) and generic drugs.Read more
DALLAS, TX, Feb. 9, 2016 (Press Release) -Ultimate Paper Box (UPBX), a fast-growing custom packaging manufacturer located in City of Industry, CA, is expanding its pressroom capabilities with the installation of a new seven-color, 57″ KBA Rapida 145 with a host of unique automated KBA technology including full UV. This delivery marks the third large-format press from KBA to Ultimate Paper Box.Read more
DENTON, TX , Feb. 8, 2016 (Press Release) -Tetra Pak, the world's leading food processing and packaging equipment company, announces the successful production of the first fully renewable Gable Top package in the United States. Tetra Pak Gable Top Bio-based packages are made solely from renewable materials, defined as natural resources that can be replenished over time. The innovative new cartons are developed from a combination of paperboard and sugar cane derived plastics.Read more
SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 9, 2016 (PRNewswire) -Packsize provides access to lean compliant service professionals, technology, accessories and consumables, giving customers an easy, one-stop experience for all corrugated packaging needs.Read more
OAK CREEK, WI , Feb. 8, 2016 (Press Release) -Wisconsin based, American International Machinery, Inc. announced the recent installation of a new Signature Premier 110SLB46 in Southern Michigan. The Premier was equipped with an Inline Ejector for inspection/quality control and a Z-Fold Attachment for special folds. American reported a 55% increase in new Signature folder gluer sales at the end of 2015 compared to the previous year. "Customer feedback has been very positive on the Michigan installation.Read more
ST ALBANS, UK, Feb. 8, 2016 (Press Release) -Zünd Plotting Systems (UK) Ltd will demonstrate its advanced digital cutting equipment at Packaging Innovations 2016 on February 24th and 25th 2016 at Birmingham's NEC.
A regular exhibitor at the specialist packaging event, Zünd UK's stand (H26) will showcase the Zünd S3 M-1600 with tandem vacuum system – a fast, efficient digital cutting table ideal for packaging and print companies requiring continuous production.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 8, 2016 (Press Release) -Valmet supplied coated board production line for Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has started up at the company's Husum mill in Sweden. The new machine produces high-quality folding boxboard with an annual capacity of 400,000 tons with a basis weight range of 185 - 350 g/m2.
"During the project Valmet has operated professionally and we are satisfied with their ability to deliver. We also trust that the new production line will come up to our expectations," says Ari Kiviranta, SVP, Production and Technology in Metsä Board.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 5, 2016 (Press Release) -STAND 12C43
At Drupa 2016, Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, will show its paperboards ideal for consumer goods, retail-ready and food service packaging. Made from renewable fresh forest fibres, its high performance paperboards enhance brands throughout the value chain.
For consumer goods, successful branding is complemented by high-quality paperboard packaging. Besides attractive looks, Metsä Board’s paperboards are suitable for food contact.Read more