SOLNA, Sweden, Jan. 31, 2018 (Press Release) -Change often begins with a question. This fact forms the basis of BillerudKorsnäs’ new communication concept “What if?” – with the ambition to inspire more to challenge conventional packaging for a sustainable future.Read more
COALVILLE, UK, Jan. 24, 2018 (Press Release) -Leading board manufacturer and industry renowned supplier Board 24 has enhanced its cases production line with the installation the latest technology and additional elements to the material handling line at its Coalville site.
The investment of £600,000 in new cases equipment forms part of the company’s ongoing business expansion plans and growth ambitions. The new installation will increase site automation, improve throughput of pallets, reduce downtime and keep up with the performance of the casemakers.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Jan. 30, 2018 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa’s sustainable packaging is having a transformative effect on the European fresh produce sector, with one customer reporting a sales increase of 50%.
Smurfit Kappa was approached by a fresh fruit provider in Poland who wanted a more sustainable and hygienic alternative to the wooden crates and punnets it was using for strawberries. A team of specialists analysed the packaging and all aspects of the supply chain and identified key factors that were contributing to damage during transit.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 30, 2018 (Press Release) -Metsä Board, a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards, is launching a new eco-barrier paperboard. This new, innovative paperboard with a special barrier treatment is bio-based, recyclable and biodegradable, and developed especially for food service use. On top of the sustainability benefits of this new product it also offers efficiencies in printing and converting.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 30, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply 36 online measurements, consistency transmitters and analyzers to BillerudKorsnäs's new board machine in Gruvön, Sweden. With advanced and best-available measurement and analyzer technology, the mill will be able to achieve the very high board quality goals set for the machine.
The order was included in Valmet's fourth quarter of 2017 orders received. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The delivery is scheduled for March 2018.Read more
KENNESAW, GA, Jan. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Malnove Packaging, a leading producer of folding cartons, recently joined the Heidelberg family by investing in its first Speedmaster XL 145-7+L very large format press. The new press is fully equipped with a long list of options and innovations including the latest “Push-to-Stop” technology, which can provide autonomous job changeover without operator intervention— dramatically reducing make-ready time and increasing uptime and productivity.
The Very Large Format Press with Proven PerformanceRead more
LONDON, Jan. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -The display and packaging strategists of DS Smith have developed a colourful, variably expandable large-size placement system in the look and feel of the popular chocolate squares in order to highlight the chocolate manufacturer's large-scale promotion campaign at the point of sale.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Jan. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa, expert in complete Bag-in-Box packaging solutions, is official partner of the Concours International Wine in Box contest once again.
Smurfit Kappa has had a strategic partnership with the prestigious Bag-in-Box wine contest since it began four years ago. During that time, the contest, which involves 130 wineries from 15 countries, has become a trusted global reference for consumers.Read more