ESPOO, Finland, Dec. 4, 2018 (Press Release) -Huhtamaki has been named the Best Packaging Supplier of the Year by Matines, one of the leading egg brands in France. Our Fiber Packaging business has grown with the customer since the end of 2015 and the partnership has been fruitful. We have, for example, supported our customer to gain on efficiencies by improving the setting on production and packing facilities, as well as focusing on our service models that have significantly reduced lead time.Read more
HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Dec. 4, 2018 (Press Release) -With Topaz and TopazHigh, Voith is adding two new members to the CleanWeave product family. The dryer fabrics target an extended service life in a medium hot environment.Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, Dec. 4, 2018 (Press Release) -In 2017 A.Celli Paper started-up an E-WIND P100 rewinder at the Sichuan Jintian Paper plant, for a project of 1.2 million-tons producing grey cardboard. The rewinder, which runs 5700 mm master reels, with a maximum design speed of 2400 mpm, has successfully passed the performance test, with full acceptance by the customer. At present the A.Celli E-WIND P100 rewinder works at full capacity.Read more
SPIKKESTAD, Norway, Dec. 3, 2018 (Press Release) -Company has launched its fresh milk brand in 1 litre Pure-Pak cartons in the UK, as part of a major new processing deal with Elopak customer Crediton Dairy. Tim Smiddy, Managing Director of Crediton Dairy spoke to Elotalk about this significant launch in UK fresh milk market which has been dominated by plastic packaging for decades, with millions of bottles disposed of daily.
“With the heightened awareness around plastic packaging waste we are seeing a lot of interest in switching from bottles to cartons,” says Tim Smiddy.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Dec. 3, 2018 (Press Release) -Following the success of the T2 2016 and 2017 Christmas tea ranges, Metsä Board has once again helped develop attention-grabbing packaging for the T2 2018 Christmas gifting range. Working closely with T2 Metsä Board’s design team created a variety of different packaging solutions including a cracker shaped box, mulled wine tree decoration boxes and a wonderful 12 Days of Christmas Tea Advent Calendar.Read more
GHENT, Belgium , Nov. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Esko, today announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with Amtech Software to bring increased efficiencies to its joint customers in the corrugated market. The companies are developing an integration between Esko’s ArtiosCAD, Automation Engine, WebCenter QuickStart for Corrugated solution, and Amtech’s Encore ERP solution to create bi-directional communication that eliminates double data entry and enables further downstream automation of the workflow for corrugated converters.Read more
NORTHEIM, Germany, Dec. 3, 2018 (Press Release) -Nintendo Labo was this year’s game changer from Japanese console and video game maker Nintendo. It turns modular components made of corrugated cardboard into interactive gaming controllers that link directly with the Nintendo Switch TV console. As the European supplier for Nintendo Labo, Thimm is producing the technically challenging corrugated cardboard sheets at three of its German production plants.Read more
OAKLAND, CA, Nov. 30, 2018 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Liberty Diversified International's (LDI) Omaha Box Company plans to run a 98-in corrugator at a new plant in the Omaha, NE, area, with the 335,000 ft2operation to open in the second half of 2019. The cost for the facility is $45 million.
Construction has begun in the Omaha suburb of Papillion, which is about 20 miles from Omaha Box's facility in east Omaha. The east Omaha plant will operate right up until the new plant starts making corrugated, company leaders said.Read more