ST ALBANS, UK, March 20, 2019 (Press Release) -Last week, from 12 – 14 March 2019, CCE International, the International Exhibition for the Corrugated and Folding Carton Industry, took place for the 4th time at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany. A total of 2,406 visitors from 79 countries came to Munich to discover the wide range of machinery, accessories and services covering the entire production and processing chain of corrugated and folding carton. The number of visitors has, thus, risen by 13% compared to 2017.Read more
BRUSSELS, March 21, 2019 (Press Release) -On 18 & 19 March, FEFCO, the European Corrugated Packaging Federation, welcomed top European influencers to Brussels.
Over the course of two days, some of Europe’s leading journalists, bloggers, and influencers had the chance to learn more about how cardboard is 100% recyclable, bio-based, and biodegradable - in other words, a true circular economy champion. “We want every fibre back,” said FEFCO General Secretary, Angelika Christ at the event. “Give us your used packaging, and we’ll make new boxes out of them.”Read more
BRUSSELS, March 21, 2019 (PPI Europe) -France-based perfume sampling specialist Carestia has announced plans to invest in a new folding gluing machine to boost folding box production at the company’s site in Grasse, the south of France.
The new equipment, which will be commissioned this summer, should allow the firm to increase its production of sample boxes and cards by some 30% by 2021, the firm’s spokesperson toldPPI Europe.Read more
NORTHEIM, Germany, March 21, 2019 (Press Release) -Thimm develops a sustainable charging bag with additional benefits, thus winning an international prize for haptic advertising. The charging bag of corrugated cardboard for smartphones and smartwatches can also be used as a door plate in the hotel industry.Read more
Unionpel, one of Argentina's leading packaging paper manufacturers, chose Voith to supply its new MasterJet Pro headbox fitted with EdgeMaster format limiters for its paper machine (PM 1) that operates at its San Justo mill, located in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina.Read more
ALEXANDRIA, VA, March 20, 2019 (Newswire.com) -Long known for its pulp and paper program, North Carolina State University (NC State) is adding a new dimension to its Department of Forest Biomaterials. Through the assistance of ICPF’s corrugated packaging awards program, the university is launching its first corrugated packaging and design curricula track.Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, March 20, 2019 (Press Release) -Skjern Papirfabrik A/S chose Toscotec for the complete rebuild of its paper machine’s dryer section at Skjern mill, Denmark. The delivery is scheduled for the third quarter of 2019. PM1 has a wire width of 3,200 mm and produces core board from 90 to 450 gsm using 100% recycled fibres.Read more
MCCOOK, IL, March 19, 2019 (Press Release) -GPA announces the addition of five new foil boards to their collection of Liquid Ink II substrates for HP Indigo presses. These sheets are perfect for producing high-impact metallic and holographic effects, and are exclusively available in North America from GPA.Read more
MEMPHIS, TN, March 19, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Evergreen Packaging, a global leader in plant-based packaging solutions, today announced the commercial launch of its new Sentinel Fully Renewable Ice Cream Board. Coconut Bliss, a plant-based, dairy-free ice cream producer is the first customer for the new, first of its kind, eco-friendly paper-based packaging made with an innovative renewable coating derived from sugarcane. The combination of Evergreen's Sentinel and Coconut Bliss is the first use of plant-based bio resin polyethylene pint cup ice cream packaging.Read more