ESPOO, Finland, June 9, 2016 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply two Valmet IQ Moisturizer systems to SAICA's corrugated board converting plants in El Prat, Spain, and Beaulac, France. By installing Valmet's advanced moisturizing technology in their corrugators, SAICA's plants will be able to reduce corrugated board warping and consequently reduce waste and improve productivity in their converting processes.Read more
KENNESAW, GA, June 8, 2016 (Press Release) -Warneke Paper Box, a Denver company established in 1907, signed for a new Heidelberg Primefire 106 at drupa. The 7-color machine is the first commercially available industrial inkjet digital printing system in the 70 x 100 format —allowing the Colorado packaging printer to tap into new markets and increase profitability.
“We’ve been researching other inkjet printers for the last 4-5 years. This is, hands down, the best quality we’ve seen at the end of the press,” said Stacy Warneke, President and CEO.Read more
WÜRZBURG, Germany, June 8, 2016 (Press Release) -Simply Cartons, the Nottingham-based producers of luxury packaging have followed up their investment in a unique, highly specified Rapida 106 in August 2015 with a second order for another 20,000sph Rapida 106 equipped for conventional and UV printing placed at Drupa 2016.Read more
LONDON, June 8, 2016 (Press Release) -DS Smith received four awards at Mars Chocolate’s annual awards evening dedicated to rewarding the supply quality of their paper and flexible packaging suppliers.
It is the seventh consecutive year that a DS Smith facility has won the Corrugated Site of Quality Excellence award and the sixth time for the Noerdlingen site.The Corrugated Site of Quality Excellence award recognises overall quality excellence amongst high volume sites with complexity of supply.Read more
LENNINGEN, Germany, June 8, 2016 (Press Release) -Papierfabrik Scheufelen’s latest development, the premium packaging board phoenolux with one or two-sided coating, shows off its best sides with a new high quality designed sample box.Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, June 8, 2016 (Press Release) -The BillerudKorsnäs board has today approved a SEK 1 280 million investment program to strengthen the leading position of the company in kraft papers for packaging applications. The investment will enable further growth in attractive market segments and at the same time streamline the company’s production structure.Read more
SPRINGFIELD, MA, June 7, 2016 (Press Release) -The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) is once again holding its celebrated North American Paperboard Packaging Competition. Now in its 73rd year, the 2016 competition will recognize the folding carton industry’s most innovative and sustainable designs of the past year. PPC is currently accepting submissions, which will be judged by a panel of packaging experts in July at PPC headquarters in Springfield, Mass. The winning cartons will be revealed at PPC’s 2016 Fall Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.Read more
MEMPHIS, TN, June 6, 2016 (PRNewswire) -Evergreen Packaging today announced the introduction of their new line of fully renewable cup stock with bio-based polyethylene. This cup stock is one of the first of its kind and was developed for both hot and cold applications. The new offering reflects Evergreen Packaging's continued commitment to the use of renewable resources and reinforces the company's expertise in custom co-extrusion barrier technology.Read more