ALTSTATTEN, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020 (Press Release) -As part of a decision to grow their business and keep up with increasing customer demand, the Durham based packaging solutions provider is the first customer in the UK to have a Zund D3 cutter with a BHS150 board handling system installed, giving them 24/7, non-stop operation capabilities. The purchase was part of an on-going factory expansion and recent acquisition of the property next door, the 10,000 square foot unit enabled the installation of the Zund cutter.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Jan. 22, 2020 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has continued to demonstrate its leadership in sustainable and innovative packaging solutions by winning eight 2020 WorldStar Awards.
The first award was for Rollor Packaging, a pioneering and fully sustainable product which protects clothing from being creased during delivery, which Smurfit Kappa developed with its partner Rollor. Made from a single corrugated sheet, it has generated significant interest in the fashion industry and is UPS approved.Read more
NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland , Jan. 21, 2020 (Press Release) -Start-up company Tofusan, founded by Suranam Panichakarn in 2011, and SIG team up to launch Thailand’s first organic UHT soymilk in aseptic carton packs. After enjoying rapid growth to become the market leader in pasteurized soymilk, with a 65% market share in Thailand, Tofusan has now launched its first premium organic UHT soymilk in original flavour and low sugar varieties in combiblocMini aseptic carton packs from SIG.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Jan. 17, 2020 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa Bag-in-Box and Vitop, experts in comprehensive Bag-in-Box® packaging solutions, are official sponsors of the Concours International ‘Best Wine in Box’ contest once again this year.
Smurfit Kappa Bag-in-Box has supported the prestigious wine contest since it began in 2015 when a strategic partnership was born. The innovative concept of this contest has proved to be a real success as it has become a benchmark for consumers from all over the world, bringing together over 100 producers from different countries.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 16, 2020 (Press Release) -Kultasuklaa is a Finnish family enterprise, that has been making hand-finished chocolates at its factory in Finland since 1990. The company had one important wish for its new luxury ‘It’s all about love’ praline box: it had to have less plastic. In order to achieve its objective Kultasuklaa collaborated with Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of the Metsä Group.Read more
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Jan. 16, 2020 (Fastmarkets RISI) -Macfarlane Group, a UK distributor of protective packaging, has bought the business of Teesside-based Armagrip, a protective packaging distribution business operating mainly in the industrial sector in the north of England.
Macfarlane acquired the inventory and goodwill of the business for an undisclosed sum.
The firm said in a statement the buy was in line with its strategy of building the business through a combination of organic and acquisitive growth.Read more
WAIBLINGEN, Germany, Jan. 16, 2020 (Press Release) -Syntegon Technology is the new name among the market leaders in the processing and packaging industry. Known as Bosch Packaging Technology until late 2019, the former Bosch division today presented itself as an independent enterprise at the company headquarters in Waiblingen (Germany). Syntegon Technology’s business focus is on intelligent and sustainable technologies for the pharmaceutical and food industries. Extending the service range is a priority for the company.Read more
VAREL, Germany, Jan. 13, 2020 (Press Release) -As part of its strategic programme, PKV is modernising and renewing an important part of its paper machine 4 in February, for which, among other things, up to 500 external fitters will be employed.Read more