Printing & Pre-press

18 Jul 2024
--- Siegwerk has announced the launch of its first full UV flexo de-inking system for the European market: Cirkit Clear Prime UV E02. The new primer technology for non-food packaging applications offers a validated solution for... Read More
02 Jul 2024
--- June kicked off with the world’s largest printing equipment exhibition, Drupa, held in Düsseldorf, Germany. We attended the show to learn about the industry’s latest digital technologies and developments.... Read More
28 Jun 2024
--- Domino Printing Sciences has unveiled a new thermal inkjet solution designed for printing simple codes on flexible packaging, including food applications. The new “thermal inkjet into traditional thermal transfer... Read More
27 Jun 2024
--- Kenyan flexible packaging specialist Platinum Packaging has implemented an operations upgrade with two automated Bobst Master M6 inline flexo presses for labels, folding carton and flexible packaging with oneECG technology.... Read More
14 Jun 2024
--- Suzano is acquiring a 15% stake in Austrian wood-based materials producer Lenzing for €230 million (US$248 million). The announcement raises further questions over Suzano’s rumored bid to buy International Paper... Read More
29 May 2024
--- Global printing inks and chemicals specialist Hubergroup is teaming up with web offset printing solutions provider Manroland Goss Web Systems to pursue more sustainable packaging solutions. The partnership brings together... Read More
28 May 2024
--- Bobst is demonstrating how machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) can be harnessed to elevate packaging production at the ongoing Drupa 2024 in Düsseldorf, Germany. We caught up with Christian Zeller, head of... Read More
21 May 2024
--- Printing technology trade show Drupa 2024 in Düsseldorf, Germany, will open its doors to visitors next week. Between May 28 and June 7, exhibitors will demonstrate their latest printing and packaging innovations,... Read More
10 May 2024
--- This week in industry news, Suzano announced its Cerrado Project, the “largest single-line pulp mill in the world,” will be operational in coming weeks. Meanwhile, Amcor worked with personal care company Avon to... Read More
06 May 2024
--- Antalis, a paper, packaging and visual communication product supplier, has added Ultima GC1, a blue-white premium paperboard, to its portfolio. The paperboard is coated on both sides — a double coating on the top side... Read More
03 May 2024
--- This week in industry news, Sappi future-proofed its mill in Austria to adapt to digitalization and industry 4.0 needs. Meanwhile, SIG launched a spouted pouch system featuring in-line pouch sterilization and Carbios... Read More
30 Apr 2024
--- Leipa, a manufacturer of sustainable board solutions, is launching digitally printable cardboard. The development enables customers to print personalized images, barcodes, sequential numbers, small quantities or top-ups and... Read More
26 Apr 2024
--- This week in industry news, SIG collaborated with Namaqua Wines for aseptic wine carton packs, and Amcor released a fully post-consumer recycled (PCR) PET bottle for carbonated soft drinks. Meanwhile, ProAmpac announced it... Read More
15 Apr 2024
--- After almost five years of planning and research, environmental consultancy expert Paul Foulkes-Arellano and material sciences specialist Dr. Julia Freer Goldstein have published a new book on how industries like packaging... Read More
10 Apr 2024
--- DS Smith has signed a supplier agreement with Jonsac, a Swedish company that produces e-commerce bags from FSC-certified wooden raw materials. The partnership will see the companies collaborate on accelerating and scaling... Read More
01 Apr 2024
--- March began with the British government backing Ineos’ Project One ethane cracker in Belgium, despite heavy opposition from environmental and legal rights organizations. Meanwhile, the Packaging and Packaging Waste... Read More
29 Mar 2024
--- This week in industry news, Koehler Paper and Nucao launched fully paper-based chocolate packaging. Meanwhile UPM Raflatac received RecyClass recognition for its adhesive technology and Capri Sun Group launched a recyclable,... Read More
29 Mar 2024
--- DS Smith estimates that Britons will buy at least 156 million chocolate Easter eggs this week, but consumers lack the proper information and means to recycle the resulting trash. We speak to Samantha Upham, senior... Read More
27 Mar 2024
--- DS Smith confirmed yesterday it is in discussions with US rival International Paper (IP) for a possible all-share takeover worth a potential £5.72 billion (US$7.22 billion). IP’s bid would trump the acquisition... Read More
25 Mar 2024
--- Finland’s paper industry is suffering as thousands of workers continue to strike over government plans to introduce labor reforms that would limit union powers, lower social welfare and make it easier to terminate... Read More