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News at a Glance: Van Genechten Packaging, Mondi

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News at a Glance: Van Genechten Packaging, Mondi

October 01, 2020 - 06:31

BRUSSELS, Oct. 1, 2020 (PPI Europe) -Van Genechten PackagingandVarotec, a company with plastics and sealing expertise, have introduced an anti-bacterial and anti-viral cartonboard coating called Lock3, the only anti-microbial coating on the market, according to a Van Genechten company press release. The coating uses a photodynamic process which is reported to destroy the microbes with a 99.9% success rate and Van Genechten says they can apply the coating to all materials made on its printing presses. It is intended to be used on products in the personal care and food services fields.

Mondihas confirmed the appointment ofMike Powellas new CFO and executive director of Mondi plc as of November 1. His nomination was announced on May 26, but the effective date of Powell’s appointment was not given at the time. He will succeed Andrew King, who was appointed as Mondi’s Group CEO in April.