SALT LAKE CITY, June 27, 2016 (Business Wire) -Among the presenters at the Smart Industry Forum held earlier this month in Copenhagen, Packsize International CEO Hanko Kiessner shared his company’s progress in helping organizations transform their packaging supply chains to take advantage of mass production efficiency. An established sustainable packaging industry leader, Packsize International offers right-sized packaging, on demand, for the corrugated marketplace.Read more
SÄFFLE, Sweden, June 22, 2016 (Press Release) -Stora Enso have selected UMV as the supplier of a major coating section upgrade on their BM4, the 4.7 m wide machine produces high quality folding box board.
The delivery contains the unique zero dwell time coater INVO Coater combined with the award winning INVO Tip metering concept.Read more
BRUSSELS, June 27, 2016 (Press Release) -Corrugated trays keep fruit fresher and safer than reusable plastic crates (RPCs) and can significantly reduce contamination from pathogenic and spoilage microorganisms, according to scientific research.
The research by the highly-respected University of Bologna found that corrugated trays ensured better quality packed fruits and a longer shelf-life, reducing fruit microbial cross contamination. This decreases the risk of foodborne illnesses and increases fruit shelf life, contributing to the fruit’s freshness, scent, appearance and taste.Read more
KETTERING, UK, June 4, 2016 (Press Release) -We recently commissioned a state of the art flexo rotary die-cutter at our Desborough facility in Northamptonshire. Part of a multi million pound investment, this high graphics machine is a Göpfert Evolution model and has a maximum speed of 15,000 sheets per hour. To ensure maximum productivity, the machine has been fitted with an automatic pre-feeder as well as end of line breaker and palletiser. The completed line can typically be run by two skilled operators.Read more
BRUSSELS, June 23, 2016 (PPI Europe) -Mineral oil migration issues have been examined in scientific literature for a number of years, prior to reaching a broader audience through more mainstream media. The migration of mineral oil components from paperboard packaging materials into various foodstuffs in particular has been investigated in detail, reflecting a growing concern in Europe and resulting in a number of calls from NGOs for EU-wide regulation, functional barriers to separate food from packaging and/or allowable limits for the chemicals in question.Read more
PATERSON, NJ, June 21, 2016 (Press Release) -In need of a replacement paper cutter after wearing out a 13-year-old machine, Tom Eubanks and Ted Varberg considered several options. The owners of American Converting near Charlotte, North Carolina looked at a few machines available on the market but soon reached a logical conclusion. Having replaced another machine nearly one year ago, they went back to their source and in the first of week of May had Colter & Peterson install a rebuilt 100” Seybold paper cutter with the latest version of Microcut.Read more
MEX, Switzerland, June 20, 2016 (Press Release) -BOBST is pleased to announce that its Digital Press for Corrugated Board has won the 2016 European Digital Press Association (EDP) award in the category “Best corrugated printer/solution.” The award was presented at a ceremony today, June 1st, during an EDP reception in the drupa cube at the 2016 drupa exhibition.Read more
HOCKENHEIM, Germany, June 20, 2016 (Press Release) -An elegant outfit for exquisite products: to preserve and underline their drinking chocolates’ exclusive taste experience, beckscocoa relies on rigid paper containers from Sonoco. The new single origin cocoas no. 5 and no. 7 expand the Munich-based cocoa manufacturer’s Especial series and are introduced to the market in a rigid paper container with a snap lid. The package label with hot gold foil embossing attracts attention and perfectly reflects the high quality of its content.Read more