printing & pre-press

24 Jun 2022
--- This week in industry news, PulPac expanded its Dry Molded Fiber patent portfolio, while TekniPlex Consumer Products introduced dip tubing capabilities to its manufacturing facility in Ahmedabad, India. In brief: Fiber-based... Read More
22 Jun 2022
--- A study released today by printing company R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD) has found the packaging market’s most pressing challenges are forcing decision-makers to shift priorities and rethink operations, with... Read More
17 Jun 2022
--- This week in industry news, BillerudKorsnäs expanded its FibreForm paper range with unbleached, brown paper for reusable carrier bags, cup sleeves and plates. Also, UPM Raflatac formed a partnership to recycle its PET... Read More
13 Jun 2022
--- Berlin Packaging is continuing its North American expansion by acquiring Andler Packaging Group. The move expands the hybrid packaging supplier’s pharmaceutical and nutraceutical offerings and adds multiple... Read More
07 Jun 2022
--- Südpack has expanded its printing and finishing capacity at a Polish production site and calls the expansion a “strategically important step” toward meeting the steadily growing demand for Südpack... Read More
02 Jun 2022
--- Ampacet is expanding its near-infrared (NIR)-detectable masterbatch for black plastic to flexible applications. The carbon-free Rec-NIR-Black masterbatch range is NIR transparent, allowing it to be sorted by NIR optical... Read More
01 Jun 2022
--- In 2020, Smurfit Kappa and Papa John’s entered a partnership to provide the pizza giant with exclusive pizza packaging for its limited-time offer, in collaboration with video game Call Of Duty. This packaging project... Read More
25 May 2022
--- Legal provisions included in the EU’s “Fit for 55” package – which aims to cut the EU’s CO2 emissions by 55% before 2030 – could ironically prevent the pulp and paper industry from... Read More
24 May 2022
--- Siegwerk is launching a UV offset ink series with high bio-renewable content for non-food paper and board applications. The new Sicura Litho Pack Eco series provides an environmentally sustainable alternative to standard UV... Read More
13 May 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Johnson’s Baby launched refill cartons for existing baby toiletry bottles, using an estimated 90% less plastic. Also, Paccor unveiled an easily-separable paper banderole solution to... Read More
29 Apr 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Diageo revealed it will phase out the use of 183 million cardboard gift boxes from its premium Scotch portfolio worldwide. Also, Elopak formed a joint venture in India to manufacture aseptic... Read More
25 Apr 2022
--- Finnish forest industry company UPM has settled a dispute with its paper mill employees over worker’s rights, ending what is said to be the longest strike in the history of the country’s paper industry. The... Read More
21 Apr 2022
--- Schubert is constructing a €38 million (US$41.4 million) facility in the company’s largest building project to date. The packaging machine manufacturer’s new assembly hall with an office wing is expected to... Read More
14 Apr 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Amcor became the first company to purchase certified circular PE material using ExxonMobil’s Exxtend technology for advanced recycling. Also, Greenglass Recycling in Romania invested in a... Read More
13 Apr 2022
--- The challenges arising between the boom in demand for e-commerce packaging emerging primarily during the COVID-19 pandemic and the increasing need to maintain environmental sustainability have been compounded by geopolitical... Read More
11 Apr 2022
--- The BCoolBox by Mondi keeps meals chilled to 7°C or below without refrigeration, allowing Tyme Food to ship all across the UK from one central kitchen. The corrugated monomaterial construction makes recycling BCoolBoxes... Read More
08 Apr 2022
--- Antalis has agreed to acquire BB Pack Group in Germany, a packaging solutions provider specializing in the e-commerce sector, including BB Pack, cr8 Packaging and Printmate. The paper and packaging solutions distributor says... Read More
07 Apr 2022
--- Rollenco is showcasing its digital printing machine developed to overprint on ready-made products at the Empack 2022 trade show in Gorinchem, Netherlands. René Laukens, DGA at Rollenco, tells PackagingInsights from... Read More
06 Apr 2022
--- Technology sealing inspection and monitoring company Engilico is showcasing its new HyperScope system at the Empack trade show in Gorinchem, Netherlands. HyperScope is an in-line, 100% seal inspection system using... Read More
04 Apr 2022
--- Schur Flexibles has developed food-grade antibacterial coated films for packaging. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the demand for hygienic packaging and Schur Flexibles responded with a coating that reduces the... Read More