OAKLAND, CA, Jan. 17, 2019 (RISI) -DS Smith North America plans for the installation of a 110-in corrugator at its new Lebanon, IN, box plant. The plant is to be operating by yearend.
It is to be a full-line corrugated operation and include pre-print press capability, and span almost 550,000 ft2. The groundbreaking for construction of the plant began this month.
The project cost is about $106 million, according to estimates.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 17, 2019 (Press Release) -Focus is not just placed on sustainability and innovation at this year’s Packaging Innovations in Birmingham – these are also key issues at Walki, one of the leading producers of laminates and packaging solutions. The company is presenting paper- and board-based composite materials for food and non-food packaging right through to the luxury segment. Manufacturers and branded companies in the food and non-food sectors, packaging manufacturers and designers can get information at booth D46 and seek advice about individual solutions.Read more
ALEXANDRIA, VA, Jan. 17, 2019 (Press Release) -In 2008, ICPF installed a CAD table and design software at Millersville University (MU) to introduce a packaging design program for Millersville University’s graphic design students within the university’s Department of Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology.Read more
KIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 17, 2018 (Press Release) -KCPM will buy the equipment for making corrugated boxes with multicolor printing. Masterline 2.1, Bobst, Switzerland, includes automatic prefeeder, five printing unites, flat die-cutter, breaker and palletizer. KCPM will be able to produce corrugated boxes with high-quality printing and shelf-ready-packaging (SRP) solutions for retail trade and increase production of SRP up to 30%. Once the project is implemented, KCPM will be able to meet rapidly growing market demand for SRP products.Read more
NORTHEIM, Germany, Jan. 10, 2019 (Press Release) -As one of the world’s leading producers of hygiene articles for small children and adults, the Ontex company wants to create added value and a clear differentiation at the point of purchase through innovation. To this end, together with the solutions provider Thimm, a customised packaging concept involving twelve different print images was developed. The order was realised using the digital web press technology, which Thimm offers with the largest system of its kind in the world to date.Read more
REDDITCH, UK, Jan. 9, 2019 (Press Release) -Independent corrugated packaging manufacturer, Ready Case Ltd., has invested in a BOBST EXPERTFOLD 165 folder-gluer to increase productivity and provide extra capacity as it looks to the future with a programme of expansion.
The investment in the folder-gluer is part of a forward-thinking strategy to grow and expand the business and to capitalise on new opportunities whilst ensuring both quality and turnaround times remain excellent. This is the company’s first investment in BOBST.Read more
LONDON, Jan. 9, 2019 (Press Release) -DS Smith will exhibit at the annual Pharmapack exhibition in Paris, the leading trade fair for Europe’s pharmaceutical packaging industry. Visit us at stand H74 on 6-7 February 2019 at Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles - Hall 7.2.
Meet our pharma and medical device packaging strategists and discover what we offer in pharmaceutical solutions and services in Europe, USA and China, in areas such as complexity management, safety, ergonomics, optimization, sustainability and brand value.Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, Jan. 8, 2019 (Press Release) -Toscotec has been awarded a contract by Smurfit Kappa Cellulose du Pin in France to rebuild the entire dryer section of its 6m wire PM5 at Facture, Aquitaine, France.Read more