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drupa Cube 2020: Eleven Days of Vision and Inspiration
01.24.2020

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....

Tekni-Plex Medical Offers Medical Compounds, Tubing Solutions at MD&M West
01.23.2020

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...

Tekni-Plex Medical Announces New Global Head of Sales
01.21.2020

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,...

Verso Asks Stockholders to Back $400 Million Deal That Includes Sale of Maine Mill
01.21.2020

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...

Innovia Extends Its BOPP Recycling Certification
01.21.2020

UK-based BOPP manufacturer Innovia Films has decided to extend the testing program across its range of films following the successful certification of Propafilm Strata earlier this year.

INX International Announces Plans to Acquire Leading German Industrial Ink Manufacturer RUCO Druckfarben
01.20.2020

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
01.17.2020

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...

Berry Global To Expand North Am Capacity For Sustainable, Breathable Films For Hygiene, Healthcare Apps
01.17.2020

Berry Global Group, Inc., says it will expand its hygiene, healthcare, and specialty-films platform in North America by investing in both extrusion and printing capabilities, in support of growing breathable film and sustainable product...

Bosch Packaging Technology is Now Syntegon
01.16.2020

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...

Cromwell Acquires Moorgreen Flexible Packaging
01.16.2020

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...

FPA Publishes Annual Report to the Members
01.16.2020

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...

CTI Industries Announces Successful $2.5M Initial Closing of $5M Strategic Investment
01.16.2020

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,...

James Johnson Joins Davis-Standard as Regional Sales Manager
01.15.2020

Davis-Standard is pleased to announce that James Johnson has joined the company as Regional Sales Manager, Sheet and Foam, for the Southeast region of the U.S. He will support customer sales and service in...

Baldwin’s New PREPAC Advanced Technologies Decrease Waste up to 50 Percent, Cut Cleaning Cycles in Half
01.15.2020

Baldwin Technology Company Inc. has announced innovations within its PREPAC Advanced product line of original cleaning consumables. Designed for newspaper, commercial web and sheet-fed presses, the new technologies optimize production time by shortening the...

Toppan Thailand and SCG to Collaborate on ZETA Technology
01.14.2020

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
01.14.2020

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
01.12.2020

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....

NOVA Chemicals Corporation: Borealis to Acquire NOVA Chemicals Ownership Interest in Novealis Joint Venture
01.09.2020

Borealis AG and NOVA Chemicals Corporation announced they have reached an agreement for Borealis to buy NOVA Chemicals’ 50% ownership interest in Novealis Holdings LLC..

Plastic Packaging Ban 'Could Harm Environment'
01.09.2020

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
01.09.2020

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...

Brand Owner Trials Film-On-the-Side Curbside Recycling
01.08.2020

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.

UV Flexo Printing Can Bring Out the Best In Brand Colors
01.03.2020

Brand owners, their marketing departments and designers devote much time and effort through the creative use of packaging, labeling and other P.O.S material to ensure that the brand image projected is both positive and...

What’s in Your Sustainability Tool Kit?
01.03.2020

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...

As Politicians Parse Plastics Bans, It's Time For Industry To Get Proactive
01.02.2020

2020 is shaping up to be an even more eventful year for debates around plastic waste and plastic pollution than 2019 was. And that's saying a lot, considering that 2019 opened with plastic bag...

Quantum Leap: As the Problem of Plastic Waste Worsens, Environment-Friendly Packaging Technologies Will Gain Traction
12.28.2019

Plastic rubbish is everywhere — streets, rivers, beaches, stomachs of cows and whales. Around 60% of the 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic produced since the early 1950s has ended up in landfills or the...

MORCHEM: New Epoxy Silane Free High Performance Aliphatic Adhesive
12.18.2019

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
12.16.2019

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
12.02.2019

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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