BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sept. 5, 2019 (Fastmarkets RISI) -Macfarlane Group has bought 100% of Leyland Packaging Company, a UK protective packaging distributor, for a maximum consideration of £3.25 million ($3.9 million), including an earn-out of £1 million.
Leyland is focused on industrial customers within a close radius of its 37,000 sq. ft. facilities in Leyland, in north-western England, with easy access to the M6, M61 and M65 motorways.Read more
DALLAS, TX, Sept. 3, 2019 (Press Release) -Canadian packaging specialist Ellis Paper Box, a member of the Ellis Group, the country’s largest privately-held manufacturer of folding cartons, always has its elite customers at the forefront of its mind and central to its business philosophy. To better service its leading international pharmaceutical firms, Ellis added a new Koenig & Bauer Duran Omega Allpro 90 folder gluer---the first in North America--- to its post-press department at its 60,000 sq ft Mississauga, Ontario facility this spring.Read more
MEX, Switzerland , Sept. 3, 2019 (Press Release) -BOBST will unveil new performance-enhancing developments for its MASTERPLOT and RUBBERPLOT machines at ESU Technology Forum, held September 13-14, 2019, in Luxembourg.
Debuting at the exhibition will be the Tool Initialization Module (TIM), compatible with both MASTERPLOT, a multifunctional plotting and milling solution for corrugated board and folding carton converters, and RUBBERPLOT, a dedicated ejection rubber cutter.Read more
LACHENDORF, Germany, Sept. 3, 2019 (Press Release) -DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE will again be present at this year's FachPack in Nürnberg (Hall 9 / booth 461).
This year, the specialist paper manufacturer will focus on recyclable packaging for the food and beverage market.
In addition to the natural barrier solutions based on renewable raw materials, DREWSEN will highlight its newly developed range of paper grades for drinking straws.Read more
PORCARI, Italy , Aug. 30, 2019 (Press Release) -A new version of the famous Regina Rumiankowy will be hitting Polish stores starting from October: Regina Rumiankowy toilet paper packaged in kraft paper – a plant-based material that is renewable, biodegradable and easy to recycle – instead of standard polyethylene film.Read more
LONDON, Sept. 2, 2019 (Press Release) -DS Smith, a leading sustainable packaging solutions provider, has called on independent businesses across the UK to help stop the scourge of coffee cup waste as it launches a brand-new scheme which could see hundreds of millions of cups recycled each year.Read more
FULDA, Germany , Aug. 29, 2019 (Press Release) -In order to speed up the packaging processes in its logistics centres, Zalando has redesigned its most common shipping packaging size. The display and packaging manufacturer DS Smith is the development partner and supplier of the optimised solution. Now, the shipping box features an automatic bottom that can be unfolded more quickly instead of the previous folder-type variant. At the same time, the auto-bottom variant helps Zalando to improve its eco-balance.Read more
NORTHEIM, Germany, Aug. 29, 2019 (Press Release) -Thimm has developed sustainable shipping packaging with fixed padding for toy cars which led to THIMM being crowned the winner of the international competition Obal roku in the “E-Commerce” category. The packaging includes sophisticated padding made from corrugated cardboard which fixes the 49 individual parts securely in place.Read more