VIENNA, Austria, Feb. 16, 2017 (Press Release) -Mondi continuously strives to optimise its processes and product portfolio in order to meet customer needs in view of changing corrugated packaging demands. “We live in a very fast-moving consumer market that constantly challenges corrugated packaging solutions. To keep our customers one step ahead in this dynamic field we work closely together with them, constantly innovate, and modernise both our state-of-the-art paper machines and product portfolio.Read more
WÜRZBURG, Germany, Feb. 15, 2017 (Press Release) -KBA has already been supplying sheetfed offset technology to the Hanau facility of international packaging group DS Smith for several decades. Other DS Smith locations also work with Rapida sheetfed offset presses, predominantly in large format. It is thus no great surprise that the new production centre for display and consumer packaging in nearby Erlensee will again be relying on highly automated large-format Rapidas from KBA-Sheetfed.Read more
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RICHMOND, BC, Feb. 14, 2017 (Press Release) -Catalyst Paper has successfully launched a complete line of new lightweight flexible food packaging papers, branded LEAP, from their FDA-compliant Biron mill in Wisconsin.
The LEAP family brands are uncoated and coated one side flexible packaging papers designed for food applications such as flat or pinch bottom bags, sugar packets, poly and adhesive laminated products and ice cream treats.Read more
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Feb. 15, 2017 (Press Release) -Tetra Pak is to build a new plant at its Rayong site in Thailand, dedicated to producing closures for carton packaging.
The €24 million investment, which will create around 60 jobs when it opens early in 2018, will be capable of producing more than 3 billion closures every year.
With demand for well-designed closures on beverage cartons rising all the time, the new facility will provide much-needed local production and essential extra capacity.Read more
MEMPHIS, TN, Feb. 14, 2017 (PRNewswire) -Verso Corporation (VRS), a leading producer of flexible packaging, technical, and label and converting papers, today announced the introduction of its NK Series, a family of lightweight, machine-glazed natural kraft papers manufactured using unbleached virgin fiber.Read more
TURNHOUT, Belgium, Feb. 2, 2017 (Press Release) -Impressive result for VG Kvadra Pak in a wide range of various nominations at the national “Best packaging in Latvia” ceremony in Riga on November 24th. Amongst the rewarded designs two special mentions: 1st prize within the category Confectionery for “Kalev Gold Collection” and 1st prize within the category Non-Food for “Käthe Kruse toy boxes”.
This year’s contesting designs clearly confirmed 3 ongoing trends: packaging reusability, optimization of transport properties and the usage of sustainable materials.Read more
SAPPEMEER, The Netherlands, Jan. 24, 2017 (Press Release) -On 29 and 30 March 2017 Eska will be present at the Salon Pack and Spirit in Reims. At this two-day event Eska will inspire brandowners, designers and boxmakers in the French wine and Champagne industry with Eska®black, the deep black sustainable board for luxury boxes in the top segment of the market.Read more