BIELEFELD, Germany, Jan. 9, 2020 (Press Release) -The flexible packaging industry moves faster and faster and to stay ahead it is necessary to innovate, automate and connect.
To support flexo printers to achieve increasingly demanding expectations, BOBST and leading industry suppliers* will follow an innovative route for the Open House event they are hosting in the Competence Center of Bobst Bielefeld, in Germany, on 13th February 2020.Read more
WESEL, Germany, Dec. 20, 2019 (Press Release) -The specialty chemicals group ALTANA is taking over the Swiss overprint varnish specialist Schmid Rhyner AG, thereby strategically expanding its ACTEGA division. “In acquiring Schmid Rhyner, we are continuing to systematically pursue the ALTANA strategy of generating value-creating growth through targeted acquisitions,” says Martin Babilas, CEO of ALTANA AG.Read more
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Dec. 18, 2019 (Fastmarkets RISI) -French cardboard packaging maker Fellmann Cartonnages has acquired two Speedmaster XL 106 LPL presses for its production facility in Guebwiller, in north-eastern France.
It is the third time Fellmann Cartonnages has chosen the Heidelberg brand to update the machinery fleet at its Guebwiller site and is part of its plans to raise output. Fellmann Cartonagges processes about 50,000 tonnes/yr of cardboard, producing 10 million packaging products per day, according local news outlet Emballages Magazine.Read more
WURZBURG, Germany, Dec. 17, 2019 (Press Release) -The Italian company Grafica Veneta has signed up for yet another investment in offset print technology from Koenig & Bauer. It already operates two 48-page presses, and a third is now scheduled to enter production early 2020. Fabio Franceschi, owner of Grafica Veneta: “We have enjoyed a professional and trustful partnership with Koenig & Bauer for more than 10 years.Read more
Ten years ago Papierfabrik Palm put the PM 7 supplied by Voith into service at its King’s Lynn facility in the UK. Voith has now been engaged to supply new calender rolls with heating system for the newsprint paper machine. The rolls are scheduled for completion by the end of the year.Read more
ALFELD, Germany , Dec. 16, 2019 (Press Release) -Sustainable packaging solutions are a hot topic all over the world. Sappi, market leader in innovative packaging barrier and sealable papers, is already producing such solutions and can point to numerous successful examples. Demand from customers and interested parties from a wide spectrum of industries continues to grow. The world’s leading paper and paperboard manufacturer therefore recently added two new grammages to its Sappi Seal range.Read more
MEX, Switzerland , Dec. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -BOBST today announced the launch of the BOBST NOVA RS 5003 gravure press engineered to deliver superior performance with water- or solvent-based ink printing on a wide variety of flexible packaging materials including the new eco-friendly substrates.Read more
MIAMISBURG, OH, Dec. 10, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Verso Corporation, a leading producer of coated papers, today introduced a new promotion for its No. 4 coated web printing paper, Liberty®, titled Quality of Paper. Quality of Life. That's Liberty®.Read more