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Constantia Flexibles invests in new technology at Vietnamese plant

Constantia Flexibles Group is investing in new technology at its flexible packaging subsidiary in Vietnam to expand its product portfolio. Ho Chi Minh City-based Oai Hung Manufacturing Joint Stock Co. will install a new printing machine and a laminator that represent a single-digit million euro investment. The wide printing machine will have reverse printing capabilities to serve new trends in the Home & Personal Care (HPC) and dairy lidding sectors. The duplex solvent-bread more

16.04.2018 read more

Pre-press for Packaging Market: Comprehensive Analysis and Future Estimations 2025

The prominence of printing for packaging has made way for new market opportunities in the global pre-press for packaging market. The global pre-press for packaging market is abuzz with strategic planning and creative capabilities that range from industrial designing and engineering to graphic designing, conceptualizing, typesetting, screening, imposition, manufacturing of plates, production planning, cost management, etc. Advent of digital printing has promptly shifted the read more

11.04.2018 read more

Flexible Packaging Market in Europe 2018-2022

The latest market research report by Technavio on the flexible packaging market in Europe predicts a CAGR of around 5% during the period 2018-2022. The report segments the flexible packaging market in Europe by end-user (food products, confectionery products, and healthcare) and by geography (western Europe and eastern Europe). It provides a detailed illustration of the major factors influencing the market, including drivers, opportunities, trends, and industry-specific challread more

06.04.2018 read more

Constantia Flexibles GmbH : snaps up Indian packaging group

Creative Polypack is Indias fourth largest flexible packaging group, manufacturing film-based flexible packaging for the food and home & personal care (HPC) industries, as well as paper-based soap wrappers. It is forecast to achieve sales of about 75m in the business year 2017/2018 and currently employs around 850 people at eight Indian production sites. Creatives senior management will remain in their current roles. Alexander Baumgartner, Constantia Flexibles chief execread more

03.04.2018 read more

DNP and SIG create joint venture in Japan

Tokyo-based Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (DNP) and SIG have signed a joint venture agreement which will bring new value added carton packaging and filling technology solutions to the Japanese food and beverage industry. The 50-50 joint venture will be established as of April 1, 2018, under the name of DNP . SIG Combibloc Co., Ltd., located in Tokyo. More differentiation The main focus of the partnership is to provide greater differentiation and added value in the field of cread more

01.03.2018 read more

Schur Flexibles Group acquires three packaging locations from the Clondalkin Group

Schur Flexibles Group, Baden/Austria, continues to grow and acquires from Condalkin Group, Utrecht, Netherlands, the following producers of premium packaging : Cats-Hänsel with the two sites Cats Flexibles Packaging B.V., Rotterdam/Netherlands and Hänsel Flexible Packaging GmbH, Freital/Germany, as well as Nimax B.V., Elst/Netherlands. With these acquisitions, turnover is likely to grow to over 400 million euros in 2018. The intended transaction is subject to internal and exread more

15.02.2018 read more

Constantia Flexibles to increase production in India

Constantia Flexibles is making a multimillion Euro (INR 100 crore) investment to expand the production capacity at its Indian subsidiary, Parikh Packaging, in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The company broke ground in mid-2017 on a new greenfield site close to the existing Parikh production facility. The site is currently under construction and meets international environmental, hygiene and work safety standards. It will be home to a polyethylene blown film extruder, high-definitionread more

09.02.2018 read more

Plain tobacco packaging ‘fails’ in Australia

Australia’s introduction of plain tobacco packaging has been branded a failure, five years after its implementation. Australia introduced the first branding ban on tobacco products in the world on 1 December 2012. However, the Consumer Choice Center (CCC) said it has “failed to produce effective outcomes” and “serves as a warning to other countries looking to adopt similar measures”. David Clement, North American affairs manager at the CCC, said: “Since 2012, the daily smoread more

20.12.2017 read more

Constantia Flexibles erhöht Produktionskapazität

Die Constantia Flexibles Gruppe investiert einen zweistelligen Euro-Millionenbetrag in die Kapazitätserweiterung von Constantia Patz, ihrem österreichischen Produktionsstandort für pharmazeutische Verpackungen. Das Unternehmen wird eine Maschine für die doppelseitige Lackierung von Folien und Laminaten sowie eine Schneidanlage installieren. Für diese wird ein neuer Reinraum der Klasse 8 errichtet. Die zusätzliche Kapazität wird voraussichtlich Anfang 2019 zur Verfügung stehread more

29.11.2017 read more

Dynastar by W&H wins ERA Packaging Gravure Award 2017

On November 07th the new gravure printing press DYNASTAR by W&H was awarded with the “Packaging Gravure Award 2017” by the European Rotogravure Association (ERA) in the category “Innovation”. The ERA Award is given out every two years to recommend high quality and achievements in the rotogravure print market. The announcement took place during the Packaging & Decorative Conference in Barcelona. The jury especially praised the DYNASTAR for new ideas and concepts to prread more

22.11.2017 read more