HEIDENHEIM, Germany and GRUVON, Sweden , July 30, 2019 (Press Release) -On June 28, 2019, the BM 7, the most modern, most efficient and largest board machine in the world, was successfully commissioned at the BillerudKorsnäs production facility in Gruvön, Sweden. The Voith XcelLine board machine has been equipped with a pioneering technological setup that sets new performance benchmarks for production lines for four different board grades. At a design speed of 1,200 m/min and web width of 8,800 mm, the capacity of the BM 7 is 550,000 metric tons per year.Read more
OBERKIRCH, Germany, July 29, 2019 (Press Release) -Sustainability is part of Koehler's corporate strategy. Koehler's vision: Development of innovative barrier paper through cooperation. The consequence: Paper packaging as an ecological alternative to plastic.Read more
HELSINKI, July 23, 2019 (Press Release) -The Swedish coffee roaster Löfbergs was presented with a Bronze Award for its assortment of iced coffee at 2019 SIAL Innovation Awards in Canada. In addition to good flavor and completely natural ingredients, the jury highlighted the cylindrical shape and recyclability of the package, which looks like a metal can but is made of paperboard.Read more
LONDON, July 24, 2019 (Press Release) -DS Smith Rapak delivers new solution to Aritha, a producer of all-natural detergents and cleaners from Thailand.
Eco-conscious companies and consumers have their eyes set on Bag-in-Box packaging solutions for their cleaning and beauty products. With exceptional environmental credentials such as a 60% lower carbon footprint, 85% less plastic and a 100% recyclable outer box, Bag-in-Box is the clear leader in terms of sustainability compared to traditional HDPE plastic bottles.Read more
WOLFERTSCHWENDEN, Germany , July 23, 2019 (Press Release) -At FachPack 2019 MULTIVAC will be showing a number of forward-looking innovations from its various business units. The exhibits include the new X-line machine generation, which will be presented at the trade fair in the form of the RX 4.0 thermoforming packaging machine and the TX 710 traysealer. Another focus of the trade fair will be concepts for sustainable packaging. These meet the current demands for recyclability and for minimisation of plastic consumption in the production of packs.Read more
TOLOSA, Spain, July 18, 2019 (Press Release) -The building works, which were completed at the beginning of 2019 have allowed to implement a new layout, to expand the offices by one floor and to renovate the building's façade.
Focused on obtaining greater added value projects, Pasaban concentrates on improving its organisational efficiency and banks on innovation and a close customer service.Read more
OAKLAND, CA, July 19, 2019 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Another month of flat US box shipments was reported for June this week, but the bigger topic was Amazon.
Boxmakers must by Aug. 1 provide packaging to Amazon that meets a new Amazon rule or be fined $1.99/unit. Vendors likely to face fines have already been alerted, a boxmaker in Chicago said. Amazon is "serious about it," the contact said.
"It'll probably take six months to understand the full impact, especially during the holidays, but I think some of (the Amazon business) will go away," the boxmaker said.Read more
LONDON, July 17, 2019 (Press Release) -DS Smith Consumer will be exhibiting at Luxury Packaging London show, the 11th and 12th of September 2019.
Meet our #PackagingStrategists team on booth H46 and discover our latest premium consumer’s packaging solutions for Wine & Spirits, Perfumes & Cosmetics and FMCG markets.
DS Smith Consumer in association with Balblair will participate during the fair in the UK Packaging Awards in the category « Cardboard Packaging of the year », introducing Balblair’s latest range of whisky folding boxes.Read more