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
DUBLIN, Ireland, Jan. 26, 2017 (Press Release) -As the leading supplier in Europe, 13 countries from Smurfit Kappa’s global network are showcasing their packaging expertise in the agricultural sector at the Fruit Logistica event in Berlin on 8-10th February.
The event, which attracts 70,000 buyers from all over the world, shines a light on the most innovative products available for fresh produce.Read more
MEMPHIS, TN, Jan. 26, 2017 (Press Release) -Forty years ago, International Paper first exhibited at International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE). Today, International Paper remains committed to the protein industry by partnering with customers to provide innovative packaging solutions that continue to realize savings.Read more
GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany, Jan. 26, 2017 (Press Release) -Following a significant upgrade and a downtime of more than three weeks, the Hamburger Rieger paper mill in Gelsenkirchen is online again.Read more
EEDE, Netherlands, Jan. 24, 2017 (Press Release) -Xeikon has installed China’s first Xeikon 3020 five color label press at Xiamen Yu Long Printing Co.
Xiamen Yu Long Printing Co was founded in 2004. The label and folding carton operation’s portfolio of products includes leaflets, posters, brochures and packing boxes. Its key customers are from the garment, health and beauty sectors.Read more
FRANKFURT, Germany, Jan. 24, 2017 (Press Release) -Under the direction of its Technical Committee, Fachverband Faltschachtel-Industriee.V. (FFI) has compiled a list of the international manufacturers of processing machines for the folding carton industry. The list is structured according to the different areas of production (cutting & creasing, embossing, gluing and logistics) and shows the equipment supplied by the individual machine manufacturers in the relevant size categories.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 23, 2017 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply three board machine rebuilds in North America. The customers remain confidential. The goals of the rebuilds are e.g. to increase production and the use of recycled and non-bleached fibers. The start-ups of the rebuilt board machines are scheduled for 2017 and 2018.
The orders are included in Valmet's fourth quarter of 2016 orders received. The value of the orders will not be disclosed. The combined value of these types of orders is typically valued at EUR 20-30 million.Read more