THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, Sept. 25, 2018 (Press Release) -At the 51st edition of our congress over 200 industry leaders have visited the beautiful Latvian capital Riga for the annual ECMA Congress. This year’s congress theme was an excellent umbrella for the hot topics which are dominating the news like Brexit, Blockchain Technology, Cryptocurrencies, and the Plastic Soup.Read more
TURNHOUT, Belgium, Sept. 21, 2018 (Press Release) -Carton of the Year & Save the Planet. VGP has been awarded gold twice for its ‘spectacular’ branding and truly sustainable innovation at the European Carton Excellence Awards.Read more
VIENNA, Austria, Sept. 24, 2018 (Press Release) -Mondi, the global packaging and paper Group, is leading the industry’s response to public demand for sustainable packaging solutions. At this week’s FachPack trade fair in Nuremberg, Mondi’s BarrierPack Recyclable will receive the 2018 German Packaging Award for the ‘sustainability’ category. This fully-recyclable packaging laminate has already won the 2018 Plastics Recycling Europe Award for ‘Best Technology Innovation in Plastics Recycling’.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Sept. 24, 2018 (Press Release) -Metsä Board’s paperboard was used by the winner in the Frozen and chilled foods category, Zoe & Zazu goat cheese packaging, at the 2018 European Carton Excellence Awards. The winning package is made of MetsäBoard Classic FBB 235 g/m2 and it was converted by Model. The Award Gala was held on 20 September in Riga, Latvia.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Sept. 24, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply new winding technology and surrounding equipment for Papier- u. Kartonfabrik Varel GmbH & Co. KG in Germany. The existing winder will be replaced with this new winder to meet the increasing line production of paper machine PM4. The start-up is scheduled for the beginning of 2020.
The order is included in Valmet's third quarter of 2018 orders received. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The total value of an order of this type is typically around EUR 5-10 million.Read more
NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland , Sept. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -As Inner Mongolia Mengniu Dairy Group in China continues to innovate the Asian milk market, the company has again chosen SIG’s on-the-go combismile packaging solution. This time in a larger format to launch its unique ManRan (Burnlooking) fiber shake milk to help with increasing weight management requirements.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Sept. 21, 2018 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa demonstrated the impressive capabilities of its ShelfSmart service, including its new packaging solution, Shelf Facer, at its Shopper Marketing event last week.
Shelf Facer is a shelf-ready pack designed to boost product sales and raise brand awareness in-store. Trialled in a UK pilot scheme for premium cereal bar brand Stoats, the Shelf Facer led to an impressive 13.8% uplift in sales.Read more
TOKYO, Sept. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -Oji Holdings Corporation ("Oji," Director of the Board/President: Susumu Yajima, Head office: Tokyo) announces that we will accelerate the development of biodegradable plastics that are friendly to the global environment and the development of paper products with added functions.Read more
KOTKA, Finland, Sept. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -We warmly welcome you to meet the Kotkamills Consumer Boards team at FachPack, the European trade fair for packaging, processing and technology on September 25th – 27th at Exhibition Centre Nuremberg, Germany. You will find Kotkamills at stand 5-430 located in hall 5.
Kotkamills Consumer Boards will be presenting their AEGLE range of Folding Boxboards at the show, including the recyclable barrier coated packaging board products, along with the ISLA Duo cupstock for the production of easily recyclable plastic free paper cups.Read more