CHELMEK, Poland, Sept. 30, 2016 (Press Release) -VG Polska, the Polish site of the Van Genechten Packaging Group, is celebrating its outstanding performance of recent decades and announcement of significant further investment with a visit from the Ambassador of Belgium to Poland, the Marshall of Malopolska and other national and regional distinguished guests.
Successful collaboration between Poland and BelgiumRead more
CINCINNATI, OH, Oct. 10, 2016 (Press Release) -Michelman will announce the availability of two innovative new AlOx topcoats at the SPE FlexPackCon 2016 being held October 9-12, 2016 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Working in collaboration with BOBST, the world’s leading supplier of equipment and services to packaging and label manufacturers, Michelman has developed and commercialized Michem® Flex B5770 and Michem Flex B5780.Read more
HOCKENHEIM, Germany, Oct. 10, 2016 (Press Release) -The Italian food market has an entirely new packaging solution: Amica, Italy’s second-largest snack producer with an annual revenue of approximately 85 million Euros, packages its traditionally manufactured “Eldorada” potato chips in rigid paper drums. The large rigid paper containers, produced by Sonoco Consumer Products Europe, are ideal to share the delicious snacks with a group of friends, for instance at a barbecue or during a sports event.Read more
KENT, UK, Oct. 6, 2016 (Press Release) -Kent-based speciality paper and cartonboard supplier, Chapelton, has announced that it will distribute dual ovenable, biodegradable, recyclable (as a mono-material) and compostable Eco food barrier grade, called Jazz@heat, from Finnish manufacturer Plastiroll.Read more
VIENNA, Austria, Oct. 6, 2016 (Press Release) -MMP Austria is the prize winner of the international ProCarton/ECMA Award 2016 for the product solution “PAGO FRUIT JUICE: HONEYDEW-MANGO PROMOTION” in the MOST INNOVATIVE CARTON category.
The goal was to find a new way to fix sample bottles as well as an elegant way to arouse the interest of the catering trade in a new variety of Pago fruit juice.Read more
DEERFIELD, IL, Oct. 6, 2016 (Press Release) -Pregis is launching a new line of paper-based protective packaging equipment in North America. Easypack by Pregis equipment uses 100% recycled-content paper to create cushioning and block/brace solutions for a wide variety of applications.Read more
SPRINGFIELD, MA, Oct. 5, 2016 (Press Release) -The Paperboard Packaging Council’s (PPC) upcoming Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference, Oct. 26-28, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas will equip paperboard converters with new frameworks for leadership, ideas for harnessing technologies to increase productivity, and perspectives from brand owners, among other workshops and networking opportunities.Read more
ALEXANDRIA, VA, Oct. 4, 2016 (Press Release) -With a grant provided by Clemson University, the Clemson Packaging program continued a systematic expansion of its packaging lab this past summer that included both the update and expansion of the lab's corrugated testing equipment. Working with ICPF, Testing Machines Inc. provided an extra generous discount above the educational discount already provided to Clemson. This savings of thousands of dollars enabled additional purchases of corrugated testing equipment that had been on the lab's wish list.Read more