TORNESCH, Germany , July 13, 2018 (Press Release) -All good things come in (more than) threes: RRK Wellpappenfabrik in Bottrop is responding to the sustained growing demand for high-quality folding boxes by installing another “Mini-Line”, thus securing its ability to deliver in this segment. Printed packages, individually and attractively finished, are finding ever more users who specify high requirements, both quantitatively and qualitatively, which RRK Wellpappenfabrik has successfully satisfied for many years with the machine solution’s basic concept.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, July 12, 2018 (Press Release) -Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards, will be exhibiting its innovative sustainable solutions especially for luxury packaging, and showing examples of its award-winning designs at Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London, in September.Read more
BRUSSELS, July 12, 2018 (PPI Europe) -EU-wide rules to target the 10 single-use plastic products most often found on Europe’s beaches and seas, campaigns to ban the use of single-use plastic cups, food chains announcing that they will do without plastic straws in the future and supermarkets extending their efforts to replace plastic bags with more sustainable solutions to more and more plastic products - these are just some examples of how Europe is tackling the ever-growing plastic pollution problem. But is it enough? And how far have EU Member States come so far?Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, July 12, 2018 (Press Release) -BillerudKorsnäs and Uppsala University are making paper batteries a reality, paving the way for energy storage in packaging materials.Read more
TSUMEB, Namibia, July 11, 2018 (Press Release) -Ohorongo Cement that since its establishment has sourced cement bags from South Africa, started sourcing its bags from KAPTAU packaging in Oshakati.
KAPTAU is the first local company to produce cement bags.
Although the company has been on the cards since 2013, it only became operational last year and now has the mandate to produce a million bags to Ohorongo by the end of August.
Executive Chairman David Namalenga said the company was established particularly to supply cement sacks to Ohorongo.Read more
LINNICH, Germany , July 10, 2018 (Press Release) -Building on the ever-popular butter coffee trend, Picnik releases the first-to-market butter coffee creamer in the convenient combidome 750ml carton packs from SIG, soon to be available in the US.
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NOVARA, Italy , July 10, 2018 (Press Release) -In September 2018 the world’s first facility for POAL recycling will be in operation to produce Ecoallene. POAL is a polyethylene + aluminium polycomposite recovered from food packaging (commonly known as TetraPak, the name of the company that patented it). Ecoallene is a new green material whose main feature is to be ever recyclable. It is also easy to colour and contains some aluminium particles that make it slightly glittered. The main application fields are: automotive, building, giftware and general tools.Read more
The new SmoothRun hydropneumatic damping bearing system for winders effectively reduces vibrations occurring during the winding process. Hydropneumatic damping allows for higher operating speeds and better winding results. Overall, capacity increases of up to 15 percent are possible. This compact upgrade solution is suitable for Voith and Jagenberg two-drum winders.Read more