TITAN Celebrates 50th Anniversary with UK Open House

Atlas is celebrating 50 years of excellence in slitting and rewinding technology for its range of TITAN slitter rewinders with an open-house event to mark the occasion.

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 10:23 am

ABB opens robotic packaging centre in Singapore

Power and automation technology group ABB has opened the 600m² Regional Robotics Packaging Application Hub in Singapore.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 6:00 pm

Décor adopts Milliken clarifying agent for food storage containers

Australian homeware products manufacturer Décor is using polypropylene (PP) clarified with Milliken’s Millad NX 8000 agent for its Match-ups with Realseal and Tellfresh food storage containers.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 6:00 pm

Printpack to open Wisconsin manufacturing facility

US-based flexible and speciality rigid packaging manufacturer Printpack will open a new manufacturing facility on 11 August in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, US.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 6:00 pm

REA JET Prepares You for Industry 4.0

REA JET presents a new generation of coding and marking systems.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 6:00 pm

Ardagh collaborates to boost glass recycling

Glass manufacturer Ardagh has signed an agreement with United Resource Management division Reuse to initially invest £5m in sorting and separation technology.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 6:00 pm

DSM to invest in North American polymerisation plant

Global life sciences and materials sciences company Royal DSM is currently evaluating site locations for a new plant to manufacture Akulon polyamide 6 (PA6) polymer in North America.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 6:00 pm

Bordeaux Digital Printink-Inks and Coatings for Wide Format Printers

Bordeaux Digital Printink develops, manufactures and distributes customer-focused premium ink for inkjet technologies, the graphic arts industry and packaging. Our products are recognized worldwide as highly reliable and cost-effective inkjet inks an…

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 6:00 pm

Sidel creates new drinks bottling business unit

PET solutions provider Sidel has created a new business unit to serve drinks products producers globally.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 6:00 pm

Guala Closures-World's Largest Closures Manufacturer

Founded in Italy in 1954, Guala Closures now operates in five continents, with 25 production facilities and a commercial structure present in more than 100 countries. Thanks to a policy of continuous commercial development and technological innovatio…

Posted by on 20 July 2014 | 6:00 pm

Huhtamaki could divest films business segment

Consumer and speciality packaging manufacturer Huhtamaki could divest its films business segment in a bid to focus on food packaging.

Posted by on 20 July 2014 | 6:00 pm

Florida Institute finalises funding agreement with US Bioplastics

The Florida Institute for Commercialization of Public Research (the Institute) has finalised a funding agreement with US Bioplastics for its Gatoresin bio-renewable, water-degradable plastic.

Posted by on 20 July 2014 | 6:00 pm

Andritz to supply technologies and equipment to Alucha

International technology group Andritz is set to supply new technologies and equipment to Spain-based Alucha for pyrolysis of rejects produced in the processing of liquid packaging board to manufacture paper.

Posted by on 17 July 2014 | 6:00 pm

Crown launches new line of aerosol containers for cosmetic, personal care markets

Crown’s business unit Crown Aerosol Packaging North America has announced the launch of a complete line of slim 45mm diametre aerosol containers to help cosmetic and personal care brands address consumer need for smaller, travel-sized packaging in th…

Posted by on 17 July 2014 | 6:00 pm

Australia reports fall in smoking after introduction of plain packaging

An Australian survey has found that the smoking rate has declined in the country following the implementation of a law requiring the sale of cigarettes in plain packaging without branding.

Posted by on 16 July 2014 | 6:00 pm

West Pharma opens Indian packaging plant

West Pharmaceutical Services subsidiary West Pharma Packaging has launched a manufacturing plant in the Sri City Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Tada in Andhra Pradesh, India.

Posted by on 16 July 2014 | 6:00 pm

Ehcolo Turnkey Packing Lines

FFS bagging machines form the bag, fill it and seal it, using flat PE film or tubular film from a roll.

Posted by on 16 July 2014 | 10:53 am

Welcome to Ehcolo

An introduction to Ehcolo's palletisers.

Posted by on 16 July 2014 | 5:39 am

WRAP data shows rise in UK plastic bag use

New data from the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has shown an increase of 3.2% in single-use thin-gauge bags by UK supermarket customers in the UK, representing 8.3 billion bags in total.

Posted by on 15 July 2014 | 6:00 pm

REA Elektronik Managing Director Michael Neuschäfer

REA JET offers a wide portfolio of contact-free industrial coding and marking solutions for packaging.

Posted by on 15 July 2014 | 6:00 pm