WEINFELDEN, Switzerland, Dec. 7, 2015 (Press Release) -Model Obaly, CZ-Nymburk - The MARTIN 618 production line in the Model Obaly plant in Nymburk is now equipped with a new Drucker ROBOFEED III pre-feeder. Further extension of the MARTIN 618 line is planned for the first week of March next year, when a new Drucker robot palletizer will be installed, making the line fully automated. These investments will increase the output of MARTIN 618 by 25%.Read more
DUBLIN, IRELAND, Dec. 9, 2015 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has once again been recognised for its innovative design-led approach through seven highly prestigious WorldStar Awards - a celebration shared with valued customers including Mars, PepsiCo, O. Kavli and Unilever.Read more
PONTYPOOL, UK, Dec. 9, 2015 (Press Release) -Leading corrugated packaging company Diamondpak has announced it has invested £500,000 in new machinery to boost production.
The move will give the South Wales-based company, whose client list includes Barclays, John Lewis, Pets at Home and Celtic Manor, added capability to offer the fullest range of products in the UK.
The investment in a large format TCY casemaker is expected to halve production time for large, box work and pallet boxes.Read more
ROCHESTER, NY , Nov. 19, 2015 (Press Release) -Diamond Packaging won six awards in the 72nd annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition, the industry’s premier showcase for all that is new and outstanding in paperboard packaging design and technology. Awards were presented last month at the PPC Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference in Indianapolis, IN.Read more
THESSALONIKI, Greece, Dec. 8, 2015 (Press Release) -Mel Macedonia Papermill contacted ALGAS to get the most out of the existing micro filters, due to changes in the process and therefore a need of increased capacity. The ALGAS team, together with the customer, made a complete rebuild of each filter; changing from air to water knock-off, and replacing all main wear parts.
The result was, to say the least, impressive.Read more
KOTKA, Finland, (Press Release) -At the end of April 2015, Kotkamills Oy announced its investment plan to convert paper machine 2 to produce 400,000 t/a of recyclable folding boxboard and barrier board grades by midsummer 2016.Read more
PTS has decided to organize the Paper & Board Symposium one week earlier next year. On the traditional date in mid-September, Munich’s hotel prices for our attendees will be exorbitant in 2016 because of several trade fairs and the forthcoming Oktoberfest. On the new date – 6/7 September 2016 – rooms will cost around 50 % less here.Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, Nov. 18, 2015 (Press Release) -This year’s winner of the BillerudKorsnäs PIDA Germany design competition is a team from Stuttgart Media University. The winning students succeeded in creating a smart and attractive packaging solution for food on the go, called Ladhid.Read more