SIG wins the German Packaging Award for SIGNATURE PACK

SIGNATURE PACK from SIG impressed the jury. The world's first aseptic carton pack with a clear link to 100% plant-based renewable materials has now been awarded the prestigious 'German Packaging Award' in the sustainability category. This year, participants from ten nations applied for the coveted award, which is regularly submitted at FachPack in Nuremberg – a total of 226 entries were received. The German Packaging Award is an international, cross-industry and cross-materiWeiter lesen

28.09.2018 read more

Image-to-Print in Rajkot, Indien

Janoschka, Nordmeccanica, Rossini, Siegwerk und Windmöller & Hölscher hatten den Verpackungsmarkt zu einer weiteren „Image-to-Print“ Veranstaltung eingeladen. Die Roadshow legte am 19./20. September 2018 einen Stopp in Rajkot, Gujarat, Indien ein. Die bereits seit 2009 sehr erfolgreich tourende Veranstaltungsreihe widmet sich der Unterstützung von lokalen Verpackungsherstellern, Druckern, Brand Ownern und der weiterverarbeitenden Industrie. Mit den Image-to-Print WorkshopWeiter lesen

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Digital Printing Takes Hold in Flexible Packaging

In an effort to meet market demands, flexible package printing is transitioning from conventional flexographic to digital printing. This change is resulting from cost reductions in digital technology as well as a need to keep up with trends shaping the growth in flexible packaging. In 2017, the industry saw an uptick in narrow web digital press installations over flexographic presses. New digital press installations in North America are growing at 11.9 percent per year, whilWeiter lesen

13.09.2018 read more

W&H develops digital printing machine for flexible packaging

While digital printing is already firmly established in the label and commercial printing sector, flexible packaging continues to be a challenge: An economical and stable digital printing process has yet to be developed. W&H, machine builder and specialist for flexible packaging, has reached a first milestone in its development project with a machine concept for a new digital printing machine. Now the technology leader starts onboarding partners, including leading inkjetWeiter lesen

07.09.2018 read more

Amcor acquires Bemis

The two, Amcor has acquired rival US firm Bemis groupes, combine in US$6.8 billion all-stock transaction. The deal brings together two of the largest flexible packaging players globally. Closing of the transaction is conditional upon the receipt of regulatory approvals. Subject to the satisfaction of the conditions to closing, the transaction is targeted to close in the first quarter of calendar year 2019. Combining these two complementary companies will create the global Weiter lesen

04.09.2018 read more