HARTSVILLE, SC, April 7, 2016 (Globe Newswire) -Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, announced its display and packaging division won four honors at the Point of Purchase Advertising International’s (POPAI) 58th Outstanding Merchandising Achievement (OMA) Awards competition. The OMA competition honors the most innovative and effective in-store displays, which are recognized for lifting sales and making products memorable and enticing to shoppers.
Sonoco's four OMA awards included:Read more
KOLDING, Denmark and EDENBRIDGE, UK, April 5, 2016 (Press Release) -Folding carton supplier the Alexir Partnership (Edenbridge, UK) is offering cost-effective packaging solutions for the booming artisanal food market and providing a host of high-value services, after installing a digital sheet-fed printing, coating and finishing workflow. Installed in May 2015, the workflow features a Xerox iGen 4 sheet-fed digital printer with a TRESU Pinta coater integrated inline and, near-line, a KAMA ProFold 74 folder / gluer and Kongsberg Plotter.Read more
IGGESUND, Sweden, April 7, 2016 (Press Release) -Production at Iggesund Paperboard’s mill in the UK is now fully operational again. At the beginning of March the board machine was shut down for a rebuild, in which its oldest part, the press section, was replaced with cutting-edge technology. The rebuild will increase the machine’s capacity by 20,000 annual tonnes from 200,000 up to 220,000 and will also enable further quality improvements in the future.Read more
TORNESCH, Germany, April 7, 2016 (Press Release) -New design horizons for packaging and displaysRead more
KIEV, Ukraine, March 30, 2016 (Press Release) -Kiev CPM continues modernization of the cardboard machine-1 at the cardboard production division. In October, the Mill purchased rolling manufactured by Metso. It is already pre-assembled, equipment was tested, the installation is scheduled on June 2016. Replacing rolling on cardboard machine-1 will reduce the time to refill, thus, will increase the existing volume of coated cardboard production.Read more
KIEV, Ukraine, April 7, 2016 (Press Release) -Kiev CPM has started a project of press section modernize at the cardboard machine 2. In March 2016 a contract was signed with the company AVK (France) for the installation of a press on the existing machine. As a result, this project intends to improve the quality of plant products, as well as to reduce heat energy costs.Read more
CHARLOTTE, NC, April 6, 2016 (Press Release) -Masterwork USA, a leading manufacturer of folding carton and packaging equipment, is introducing its new MK1450ERS automatic platen die-cutting machine with full stripping and blanking capability. This large-format machine boasts a large maximum sheet size of 1450mm x 1080mm, thus providing its users with more usable space, dramatically increasing its production capability, reducing material wastage, and maximizing material utilization.Read more
DUBLIN, IRELAND, April 6, 2016 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has announced that two of its European operations have restarted following extended shut downs during the first quarter of 2016.
The company’s PM4 machine at its Sangüesa mill in Northern Spain, will now produce 30,000 tonnes per annum of high value Machine Glazed (MG) papers following its conversion from a 65,000 tonne per annum containerboard machine.Read more