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ENGEL at the NPE2018 with reinforced industry expertise

Highest quality and highest efficiency - at NPE2018 from May 7 to 11 in Orlando, Florida, with multiple, exciting injection molding applications ENGEL will prove that this does not have to be a contradiction in terms.

Revised Design for Recycling Guidelines for polyolefin packaging

An updated version of Design for Recycling Guidelines developed by Plastics Recyclers Europe is now available. The amended guidelines differentiate between the coloured and non-coloured polyolefin packaging.

Z.PACK 5 packs for contract packer

A Z.PACK 5 blister packaging machine by ZAHORANSKY was installed at a leading contract packer in Baden-Württemberg several months ago.


PET collection and recycling rates in Europe increased in 2016

Out of 3.147.000 tonnes of PET bottles and containers placed in the European market in 2016, a remarkable number of 59.8% - in total 1.880.900 tonnes - were collected and thereof 1.773.200 tonnes mechanically recycled.

Three key issues facing the protective and transit packaging market

Three industry trends are providing incentives for innovation and are creating new opportunities and threats for players in the global protective transit packaging business.

BEKUM: Reorganisation in Sales

The Sales department at BEKUM has welcomed three new employees. Bill Duckham was appointed Sales Director. Werner Pawlowski has been appointed Global Sales Manager for the automotive, large packaging and technical parts industries. Stephan Gruber has supported the experienced sales team at BEKUM in Berlin as a Sales Engineer.

Sidel launches the versatile Aseptic Combi Predis

Sidel introduces the versatile Aseptic Combi Predis, a new solution that can produce aseptically both still beverages and carbonated soft drinks in PET bottles.

A bag full of novelties: Sanner at Pharmapack 2018

At Pharmapack Europe in Paris, Sanner GmbH showcases its versatile portfolio for desiccant solutions and effervescent packaging.

Sidel partners Coca-Cola in developing new design for Fanta bottle in PET

Sidel has collaborated in the new “spiral” PET bottle project from The Coca-Cola Company with the company’s 40-year expertise in PET packaging instrumental in the successful rejuvenation of the Fanta brand and the challenges involved in getting it right.

 Simple and minimalist with great complexity

In the world of packaging it is sometimes complicated to achieve something that looks simple, minimalist and elegant. The paperboard cartons for Jimmy Choo’s L’EAU is a clear example of this. Its colour is pale pink apart from the brand and the fact that it is an eau de toilette.

Bioplastics are making the difference

The 12th European Bioplastics Conference, which took place on 28/29 November 2017 in Berlin, showcased just how bioplastics are making the difference in driving innovations forward for more sustainability, resource efficiency, and functionality.

Labelexpo Asia 2017 focuses on digital and smart technologies

Labelexpo Asia 2017 will present the Digital Trail and Smart Zone features for the first time. Taking place in Halls E1 and E2 of the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) from 5 - 8 December, they will highlight the latest advances in these technologies and their respective applications for label and package printing.

Krones wins 2017 Energy Efficiency Award

The energy-self-sufficient brewery proves persuasive for the expert jury and the general public.

Iggesund’s mills receives the highest sustainability rating

Iggesund Paperboard’s both mills - in Iggesund, Sweden, and Workington, England - have been awarded the highest rating for sustainability in an evaluation done by the EcoVadis firm of analysts.

Alpha Packaging targets European expansion

Alpha Packaging acquires Dutch plant from Graham Packaging Company. St. Louis-based PET and HDPE bottle maker sees purchase of Etten-Leur facility as platform for broader European growth

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