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Flint Group, Soma and Marvaco present: A Sustainable Way of High Quality Package Printing Through Soma’s Online Product Launch Seminar

A shortage of resources and global climate change are front and center as critical topics within the packaging industries.

reprocentret Enhances Flexo Plate Quality and Consistency With Latest Esko Integrated Technology

Danish independent trade shop reprocentret A/S has invested in a fully integrated flexo-plate making solution from Esko to deliver enhanced quality and consistency for its customers.

Domino’s New K600i Embellishment Solution

Domino Digital Printing Solutions announced the official launch of its next generation digital embellishment solution after its initial preview at Labelexpo Europe 2019.

Xaar Celebrates 30 Years as an Industrial Inkjet Innovator

Xaar is reportedly celebrating its 30th birthday in style with champagne sent to every member of the team to toast the business and its role in pioneering the use of industrial inkjet technologies around the world.

GMG Offers Advanced Color Solution for Hp Pagewide Corrugated Presses

GMG, a provider of color management solutions for packaging and industrial printing, announced it has signed an agreement with HP to become an HP PageWide corrugated workflow partner.

PPC Flexible Packaging is the Proud Recipient of the FTA Bronze Award

PPC Flexible PackagingTM announced that it has won the FTA’s bronze award for Mid-Web at the 2020 Excellence in Flexography Awards for its entry: “Sweet Earth Harmless Ham & Chickpea Patty/Benevolent Bacon Egg & Cheddar Wrappers.” The ceremony was held virtually on April 22.

“Strong color, fine detail and sharp resolution were achieved using INX ink, Miraclon's KODAK FLEXCEL NX Ultra plates (recipient of FTA's 2020 Technical Innovation Award), 300 lpi artwork and excellent press crafts- manship. Two complex designs with neutral process builds were produced side-by-side on the same web with just CMYK and white,” said Marcy Southern, vice predsident of graphics and print optimization, PPC Flexible Packaging.

The Excellence in Flexography Awards is the premier awards program for the flexographic industry. Each of the more than 500 entries received every year is individually evaluated by a panel of judges on its degree of difficulty and level of execution. Award-winning prints offer proof of significant achievements in quality.

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Plastics, Packaging and the Environment

It is no doubt that packaging plays a vital role in our lives and modern society.

New H.B. Fuller Flexible Packaging Adhesive Helps Converters Meet Paa Guidelines Faster and Enhance the Food Safety System

H.B. Fuller announced the latest in the series of Flextra® Fast flexible packaging adhesives by introducing a rapid food compliant, two-part universal performance solventless adhesive.

Vetaphone Opens Test Lab to Refine Productivity and Develop New Products

Vetaphone has reportedly invested its unmatched experience and knowhow in a state-of-the-art Test Lab facility at its headquarters in Kolding, Denmark.

TagG Informatique, a European Reference in Direct Marketing, Reconfirms Confidence in Xeikon

By reportedly investing in a new Xeikon 9800, TagG Informatique expresses yet again its confidence in Xeikon

Vived Management Releases the New Hot Tack Tester

The J&B Hottack tester has reportedly helped people get better results in R&D and QC for more than 25 years.

Smurfit Kappa Replaces EPS Frozen Food Packaging With Sustainable Paper-Based Alternative

Smurfit Kappa was reportedly approached by Patani Global Food B.V., a global supplier of fresh and frozen foods

AICC Releases 2020 Salary, Hourly Wage & Benefit Report

AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, has released the 2020 Salary, Hourly Wage & Benefits Report for Independent Corrugated Converters.

Enercon Offering Virtual Assistance

Enercon recently announced its newest support offering: Virtual Visits.

Gutfried Organic Chicken Meat Sausage in Innovative Packaging

Through strong collaboration, Zur Mühlen Group (Gutfried), BASF, SABIC and SÜDPACK are reportedly breaking new ground in packaging.

First Complete Remote Installation of a Comexi Laminator During COVID-19 Pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Comexi, a global supplier of solutions for the flexible packaging printing and converting sector, has remotely installed multiple machines in response to the increased production of its customers.

A Packaging Design Update Enables More Sustainable Packaging Printing

In its recently published sustainability report, Linkosuon Leipomo Oy reportedly states how it has paid attention to sustainable development in packaging production

Rising to the Challenge

The COVID-19 outbreak continues to pose unprecedented challenges to businesses across the globe, and these companies are indeed reacting to ensure new demands and production expectations are met.

Windmöller & Hölscher to Host Virtual Expo

With mainstay trades shows such as drupa and interpack postponed, Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H) will be taking exhibits planned for those shows directly to customers’ computers around the world in the company’s first Virtual Expo to be held on June 24-25.

Terphane Antifog Films Improve the Appearance & Hygiene of Your Product

Terphane responded to increasing requirements for consumer convenience, packing efficiency, extended shelf life and food safety, by reportedly making its films provide the fresh appearance and safety demanded by today’s consumers.

Breaking the Recycling Barrier: Cortec Repulpable Moisture Barrier Paper Stands Apart in VCI Packaging Industry

When it comes to rust preventative packaging for metal parts, most VCI (vapor corrosion inhibitor) moisture barrier papers are waxed or coated with polyethylene (PE).

Non Woven Cutter Operates at Speeds of up to 300 Cuts per Minute

Converters of non-woven materials such as diapers, napkins incontinent pads and tissues, can reportedly improve cutting efficiency with a non-woven cutter

New Lids for The Collective are a Recipe for Success

Leading pre-cut lids manufacturer Chadwicks of Bury (part of the Clondalkin Group) has produced a differentiated lidding solution for gourmet yogurt brand, The Collective.

Simco-Ion Updates the IQ Easy Sensor Bar to Include Charge Monitoring

Simco-Ion has updated the IQ Easy Sensor Bar so that it now is capable of monitoring Charging Applications.

Solenis to Expand Production for Next-Generation Color Developer for Thermal Paper

Solenis announced it is expanding production at its Ankleshwar facility in India to manufacture its next-generation Pergafast™ 425 color developer for the thermal paper market.

PolyKote Announces New Semi-Stock Offering

PolyKote recently announce that it now has a 3.0 mil Dissolvable label stock on the shelf, ready to slit and ship this new semi-stock offering is produced with a dissolvable adhesive.

HERMA US Introduces Self-adjusting System for High-precision Top Labeling

HERMA US Inc., the subsidiary of HERMA GmbH – a Germany-based provider of labeling machinery and self-adhesive labels and materials to the global packaging marketplace

GPA and MindFire Announce How Print Saves the 2020 Economy Webinar

GPA, the experts in providing global industry and product intelligence to the digital, offset and flexo communities

Rol-Tec Purchases Axis Machine Co.

Green Bay-based Rol-Tec announced it recently purchased Axis Machine Co., and the Axis operation will remain in Green Bay.

Stora Enso Introduces Low Carbon Paperboard for Chocolate Packaging

As chocolate producers and brand owners look to lower their environmental impact, Stora Enso’s new plastic-free, lightweight board

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