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How Can the Packaging Industry Engage with Disability-led Design?
09.22.2022

Several consumer goods companies – including high-profile Unilever and Procter & Gamble brands – have unveiled what they refer to as inclusive or accessible packaging designs in the last few years. These companies often assert...

Global Flexo Innovation Award winners Bosisio, Celomat and Mondelez Validates Flexo ECG as Growing Print Production Process of Choice with KODAK FLEXCEL NX Technology
09.22.2022

An important benefit of holding awards programs at regular intervals is the snapshot of emerging industry trends that the entries provide. In the latest round of the Miraclon-sponsored Global Flexo Innovation Awards (GFIA), one noticeable...

Flexible Packaging Giant UFlex Partners with CREDUCE to Achieve Carbon Neutrality
09.22.2022

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pledge to make India Net Zero by 2070 has buoyed up the country’s corporate leadership in the carbon market. Taking the pledge forward, two of India’s largest firms in their...

Flint Group Narrow Web Highlights Award-Winning Sustainable Innovations at Labelexpo Americas 2022
09.22.2022

At Labelexpo Americas 2022, Flint Group Narrow Web demonstrated how its new Evolution Series boosts the recyclability of shrink sleeves and bottles made from crystallisable PET. Recognised by the Association of Plastic Recyclers in the...

Cromex Will Present Its New Act Green® Masterbatches Range with Sustainable Solutions for Plastics at K 2022
09.21.2022

Transformers who visit Cromex at its stand F37, in hall 8A, will be able to discover its new line, which brings a complete package of solutions for improving the performance of the process and the...

ProAmpac Presents Newest Recyclable Film and Expanded European Capabilities at FACHPACK 2022
09.21.2022

ProAmpac, a leader in flexible packaging and material science, is exhibiting at FACHPACK Hall 7/7-541 in Nuremburg, Germany 27-29 September. With an emphasis on their ProActive Sustainability® capabilities they will introduce their newest ProActive Recyclable®...

Pregis Releases Its Annual ESG Report
09.21.2022

Its ESG initiatives are an extension of the Pregis Purpose to Protect, Preserve and Inspyre™ with the overarching goal of addressing global waste challenges through innovative initiatives and company-wide action plans that advance the circular...

Toyo Ink to Double Laminating Adhesives Production Capacity in Asia
09.20.2022

Toyo Ink SC Holdings Co., Ltd., the parent company of the Tokyo-based specialty materials manufacturer Toyo Ink Group, announced plans to double the laminating adhesives production capacity from the current level at its Malaysia-based subsidiary...

CEEFLEX Project Targets Flexible Packs with Aluminium Foil
09.20.2022

CEFLEX has linked up with two key trade bodies to develop guidelines for flexible packaging containing aluminum foil. Partnering with Flexible Packaging Europe and the European Foil Association, the project aims to give guidance on...

ACTEGA Strengthens Sustainability Leadership with the Appointment of Dennis Siepmann
09.20.2022

ACTEGA, manufacturer of specialty coatings, inks, adhesives and sealing compounds for the print and packaging industry, announces that it has appointed Dennis Siepmann to the newly created role of Global Head of Sustainability. This appointment...

Walmart, TerraCycle Pilot New Package Recycling Hubs
09.20.2022

Walmart has partnered with TerraCycle to pilot its new recycling collection program. Through the new Community Recycling Hubs, consumers can recycle pet food and other product packaging. The recycling hubs are currently located at Walmart’s...

Ship & Shore Environmental Helps Enhance Manufacturing Sustainability in Overburdened Supply Chains
09.20.2022

Global supply chains remain under pressure even as consumer demand continues to rise. All industries are working through supply challenges to meet this demand while maintaining or even improving on “green” sustainability efforts. Packagers are...

Oasis Flower Plant for Plastic Acquires a Comexi F2 MB Flexographic Press
09.20.2022

Oasis Flower Plant for Plastic, the leading producer of PET preforms and HDPE closures in Saudi Arabia, has reached an agreement to acquire a Comexi F2 MB flexo press; this is the first joint operation...

Bobst North America Appoints Label Zone Business Director
09.20.2022

Matt Bennett has joined Bobst in the position of label zone business director. Matt will be responsible for sales team leadership and driving revenue and will lead our ambitious growth plan for both flexo and...

Mondi Invests in New Research and Development Centre at Mondi Steinfeld
09.20.2022

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, is investing around €5 million in a new research and development (R&D) facility at Mondi Steinfeld, in Germany. This investment will support customers by helping them to...

Small Town Access Fund Launches to Support Unique Recycling Challenges in Small and Rural Communities Across the U.S.
09.20.2022

The Recycling Partnership recently marked the official launch of the Small Town Access Fund, a unique funding stream to support recycling programs in U.S. towns with populations of less than 50,000. Impact from seed funding...

Management Change at MULTIVAC
09.20.2022

Guido Spix is leaving his position as joint Group President of MULTIVAC on 31 December 2022. From 1 January 2023 Christian Traumann will preside over the company as Group President and Spokesman for the Management...

AlliedFlexTechnologies, HDG Pouch Packaging Machinery Announce North American Sales and Marketing Partnership
09.19.2022

AlliedFflex Technologies has become HDG Pouch Packaging Machinery’s exclusive North American sales and marketing partner to handle its complete horizontal pouch packaging machinery program. HDG is already established in North America through its installed base...

Huhtamaki India Appoints Dhananjay Salunkhe as Managing Director India
09.19.2022

Huhtamaki India Limited has announced the appointment of Dhananjay Salunkhe as the managing director of Huhtamaki India. Salunkhe is a business leader with a track record of growing and building businesses in India. In his...

RadiciGroup Acquisition of Ester Industries Ltd. Completed
09.19.2022

RadiciGroup High Performance Polymers acquired the Engineering Plastics business of the Indian company Ester Industries Ltd., said the company. Last May, RadiciGroup announced this important action aimed at strengthening its internationalization strategy, with an investment...

Eye Graphic Boosts Quality with Esko CDI Crystal XPS
09.16.2022

One of Malaysia’s leading flexographic companies, Eye Graphic, has invested in the latest Crystal technology from Esko to improve plate quality and boost productivity as part of a continuous program of growth. The premedia trade...

Siegwerk Wins Sustainability Awards 2022
09.16.2022

Siegwerk, one of the leading global providers of printing inks and coatings for packaging applications and labels, announced that its packaging ink series UniNATURE has won Packaging Europe's Sustainability Awards 2022. The sustainable ink solution...

Davis-Standard Introduces Integrator PRO+™ Control Upgrade
09.16.2022

Davis-Standard is pleased to announce the release of its Integrator PRO+™control upgrade for cast film, extrusion coating, and aqueous coating processes. This system is the successor to Davis-Standard’s existing Integrator PRO™ human-machine interface (HMI) and...

Stora Enso Has Signed an Agreement to Divest Its Nymölla Paper Site to Sylvamo
09.15.2022

Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its Nymölla paper production site in Sweden, and all related assets to Sylvamo, a US-based global producer of uncoated paper. The enterprise value is EUR 150 million....

PureFlexo™ Printing from Miraclon Receives IFCA Star Award 2022 for Innovations and Development in Printing
09.15.2022

Miraclon has been recognized by the Indian Flexible Packaging and Folding Carton Manufacturers Association (IFCA) in the IFCA Star Awards 2022 for one of the best Innovations and Developments in Printing with PureFlexo Printing. Accessed...

ProAmpac Launches Inaugural ESG Report
09.15.2022

ProAmpac, a global leader in flexible packaging and material science, this week launched its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report, A Path Forward, highlighting the company’s sustainability strategy. ProAmpac’s mission is two-fold: (1) Offer a...

Amcor Increases Strategic Investment in ePac Flexible Packaging
09.14.2022

Amcor, a global leader in developing and producing responsible packaging solutions, announced a further strategic investment of up to $45 million in ePac Flexible Packaging, a leader in high quality, short run length digitally-based flexible...

Actega Introduces ACTExact SafeShield UV-LED Inks
09.14.2022

Actega has unveiled a new line of ACTExact SafeShield UV-LED low migration inks, the most extensively certified ink product line from ACTEGA to date, developed for use in low migration applications such as indirect food...

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