ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 5, 2018 (Press Release) -It’s all in the packaging, they say. Even more so today and in the future. Packaging is not just about good looks that resonate with your brand – you have to take sustainability matters into account too. That is why the packaging industry is constantly evolving and material companies are working hard to appeal to consumers with sustainable packaging.
CINCINNATI, OH, Feb. 6, 2018 (Business Wire) -Exhibiting its med tech materials capabilities at Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West, ProAmpac is inviting participants to explore how the company’s approach to collaborative innovation could help them.Read more
ALFELD, Germany , Jan. 31, 2018 (Press Release) -Soft and smooth on the outside, luxurious and classy on the inside: the illoom.-LookBook, a joint effort between speciality paper manufacturer Sappi and effect pigment provider ECKART, hits the bullseye. The brilliant white SBS paperboard, Algro Design from Sappi shows off the illoom. metal effects so well that it is hard to put the sample box down.Read more
BERGISCH GLADBACH, Germany , Feb. 1, 2018 (Press Release) -Zanders has further expanded its Zanpack portfolio: high basis weights of 450 gsm in Zanpack silk (one-side, double-coated) and Zanpack silk2 (double-side, double-coated) as well as 490 and 550 gsm in Zanpack silk2 are now available. These are particularly suitable for cosmetics and pharmaceutical packaging as well as for premium quality confectionery, food and beverages and non-food items.Read more
BRUSSELS, Feb. 1, 2018 (PPI Europe) -Swanline Paper & Board (SPB) has teamed up with Slater Harrison to develop a metallic effect paper and board for the luxury packaging market which is both recyclable and compostable.
SPB described the new CenturaPack range as “an environmentally strong alternative to metallized polyester,” containing no film or foil, and suitable for most printing methods. CenturaPack is a combination of Slater Harrison’s Centura Pearl and Metallic coatings.Read more
ALPHARETTA, GA, Jan. 30, 2018 (Press Release) -Neenah Wide Format expands its best-selling Neenah conVerd line with the introduction of conVerd Zebra Board and conVerd Tuxedo Board. These two new black and white rigid boards are designed to bring a high-end aesthetic to retail and event graphics where high quality, high fidelity graphics are essential and sustainability is a chief priority.Read more
SUNDSVALL, Sweden, Jan. 30, 2018 (Press Release) -Eric Borgqvist has been awarded the Alf de Ruvo scholarship of SEK 250,000 for his work on mathematical continuum descriptions of paper-based materials.
Based on advanced mathematics, Borgqvist succeeded in combining theory with practical applications. Today, the material model is used by industry in the converting and paperboard industry to optimize packaging products.Read more