WÜRZBURG, Germany, March 18, 2015 (Press Release) -As a thriving organization with additional capacity needs, Menasha Packaging's York, Penn. facility will be enhancing its productivity with a unique new high-performance KBA Rapida 145 57-inch eight-color press with full UV capabilities and logistics this spring. The new press will arrive at the firm's sprawling 220,000-square-foot facility in late March and will begin production in May 2015.Read more
STOCKHOLM, March 23, 2015 (Press Release) -In order to create competitive packaging, print quality needs to be sufficiently high and give a uniform appearance between different packages. This can be achieved without unnecessary wastage if the board material has similar properties and behaves as expected in the printing press, according to a new licentiate thesis from Vipp industrial graduate school at Karlstad University.Read more
Tetra Pak made further progress towards its 2020 environmental goals during 2014, passing several important milestones in its journey to develop sustainable products, reduce the environmental footprint of the value chain and increase recycling.
IGGESUND, Sweden, March 10, 2015 (Press Release) -
"We're seeing almost an explosion of digitally printed folding cartons. For a company like ours which offers stiff paperboard of the highest quality this is a terrific development," comments Fredrik Lisinski, who is responsible for developing Iggesund Paperboard's sales to the digital print market.
Smurfit Kappa Benelux, a subsidiary of Smurfit Kappa has announced that it has agreed to acquire the European and Mexican operations of Hexacomb, a subsidiary of Packaging Corporation of America. Hexacomb is the largest European manufacturer of paper honeycomb and packaging solutions, and employs approximately 215 people across the operations in the Netherlands, France, Spain and Mexico.Read more