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Sensory Analytics Promotes Robert Greiner

Sensory Analytics has promoted Robert (Bobby) Greiner to industry manager for films and flexible packaging to focus on SpecMetrix, coating thickness and film layer measurement systems. Greiner most previously served as the technical sales...

drupa Cube 2020: Eleven Days of Vision and Inspiration

drupa is much more than just a global trade exhibition for the print industry - drupa ranks as a top international fair that identifies important trends, offers insights into future developments and drives inspiration....

Changes in Huhtamaki’s Global Executive Team

Arup Basu, (52), PhD (Technology), has been appointed President, Flexible Packaging and a member of Global Executive Team as of February 1, 2020. Arup Basu has been the Managing Director for Huhtamaki's Flexible Packaging...

BASF Invests in the Expansion of Polyurethane Dispersion Business in Europe

BASF announced a single-digit million-euro investment in the capacity expansion of water-based polyurethane dispersions at its Castellbisbal site in Spain. The expansion will allow BASF to increase its production capacity by 30 percent.

Tekni-Plex Medical Offers Medical Compounds, Tubing Solutions at MD&M West

Tekni-Plex Medical, a Tekni-Plex business, will be offering a full array of compounds and tubing solutions for medical device applications at MD&M West, February 11-13, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California, Booth 3019. Tekni-Plex Medical...

Sonoco Named to FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies

Sonoco, one of the most sustainable, diversified packaging companies, has been selected to FORTUNE magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies list for 2020. For the third year in a row, the Company also was listed...

CTI Industries Announces Appointment of Yubao Li to Board of Directors

CTI Industries Corporation, a leading manufacturer of custom film products, foil and latex novelty balloons, and flexible packaging products, announced the appointment of Mr. Yubao Li to its Board of Directors, effective January 13,...

Verso Asks Stockholders to Back $400 Million Deal That Includes Sale of Maine Mill

Verso Corp., which in November revealed plans to sell its Androscoggin Mill in Jay as part of a $400 million deal, said Monday that it has all the needed regulatory approvals to move forward...

Tekni-Plex Medical Announces New Global Head of Sales

Tekni-Plex Medical, a Tekni-Plex business, has named Dan Lazas global head of sales. Lazas will be leading global sales for the recently-formed business unit which includes nine manufacturing locations and products under the Colorite,...

DuPont to Sell Portion of Wilmington HQ Campus

The name DuPont has long been synonymous with Delaware, but the famed chemical manufacturing company has been on a rollercoaster ride of mergers, sales and spinoffs in recent years, and it is now preparing...

INX International Announces Plans to Acquire Leading German Industrial Ink Manufacturer RUCO Druckfarben

INX International Ink Co. announced today it has entered into an agreement to acquire RUCO Druckfarben, a longtime leading printing ink manufacturer in Eppstein, Germany. The transaction is expected to be completed by the...

Tekni-Plex Features Thermoformable Films for Medical Device Applications at MD&M West

Tekni-Plex will be showing its line of medical device films at MD&M West, February 11-13, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California, Booth 3019. For thermoformable rigid medical device tray applications, Tekni-Plex will be featuring its...

CTI Industries Announces Successful $2.5M Initial Closing of $5M Strategic Investment

CTI Industries Corporation, a leading manufacturer of custom film products, foil and latex novelty balloons, and flexible packaging products, announced the first closing of a previously announced stock purchase agreement on January 13, 2020,...

Cromwell Acquires Moorgreen Flexible Packaging

Moorgreen Flexible Packaging, based in Alfreton in Derbyshire, recycles and manufactures polythene, film, bags and sacks from recycled and prime virgin polythene. James Lee, managing director of Cromwell Polythene said the move represents an...

Bosch Packaging Technology is Now Syntegon

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...

FPA Publishes Annual Report to the Members

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is pleased to announce that it has published its latest Report to the Members. The report provides an overview of the many initiatives and activities FPA conducts on behalf...

Toppan Thailand and SCG to Collaborate on ZETA Technology

Toppan (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (Toppan Thailand), a subsidiary of Toppan Printing (Toppan) (TSE:7911) offering space communication and marketing solutions, and REPCO, a subsidiary of SCG Chemicals offering high-value, innovative solutions for maintenance and inspection,...

Hosokawa Alpine AG Takes Over Solids Solutions Group

Hosokawa Alpine Aktiengesellschaft has taken over the Solids Solutions Group with effect from January 2, 2020. "With the acquisition of Solids Solutions Group, we are pleased to be able to supplement our core business...

EU Commission Considers Ban on Plastic Packaging: Die Welt

The EU Commission is evaluating a ban on plastic packaging and setting new requirements for manufacturers, EU Commissioner-designate for environment and the oceans Virginijus Sinkevicius said in an interview with German newspaper Die Welt....

Amcor Partners with Moda to Offer Innovative Packaging Solutions

Amcor is pleased to announce its partnership with Moda vacuum packaging systems in North America and Latin America. By combining Amcor’s shrink bag and rollstock film for meat and cheese with Moda’s system, producers...

Plastic Packaging Ban 'Could Harm Environment'

Consumer pressure to end plastic packaging in shops could actually be harming the environment, a report says. Firms are swapping to other packaging materials which are potentially even worse for the environment, the cross-party...

Glenroy Inc. Joins Sustainable Packaging Coalition and How2Recycle Program

Glenroy™ Inc., a converter and printer of flexible packaging for over 50 years, has announced they have joined the Sustainable Packaging Coalition®(SPC) and How2Recycle®label program effective January 1, 2020. The membership allows Glenroy to...

Sonoco Named One of America’s Most Responsible Companies

Sonoco, one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, has been selected as one of America’s Most Responsible Companies 2020 by Newsweek. “We are honored to be included as one of America’s most responsible,...

Brand Owner Trials Film-On-the-Side Curbside Recycling

SC Johnson recently launched a pilot curbside film collection program in a small New Jersey community. Rather than mix film into existing single-stream recycling, the program has residents use a dedicated container.

What’s in Your Sustainability Tool Kit?

The move toward sustainable practices, products and materials is no longer on the horizon but ever-present. This is especially true as more consumers factor brands’ social responsibility initiatives in purchase decisions. In fact, global...

MORCHEM: New Epoxy Silane Free High Performance Aliphatic Adhesive

Once again, being Morchem at the forefront in Food Safety, our new development Morchem XPS 2472 A + CS-952 was tested at Bobst Italia’s Competence Center using BOBST VISION CL 850 laminating machine with...

Monosol Expands Operations for Biodegradable Films

To meet rapidly increasing demand for its water-soluble and biodegradable films, Kuraray’s MonoSol Division has announced plans to expand its operations with the construction of a new manufacturing facility in Poland. Additionally, the company...

Nova Chemicals Debuts Recyclable PE Resins

NOVA Chemicals Corp., a leading supplier of polyethylene, has introduced a suite of recycle-ready octene and butene LLDPE resins for packaging applications. These resins are engineered to offer two significant benefits that help build...

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