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Rotogravure Printing Machine Market - Growth Opportunities in Food Industry to Lead to Most Promising Returns

The global Rotogravure printing machine market features a highly fragmented and competitive vendor landscape, with the leading seven companies collectively accounting for a mere 41% of the market in 2017, observes Transparency Market Research in a recent report. Of these leading few, the company Bobst Group SA accounted for a significant 41.5% of the market in the said year. The dominant spot of the company in the market is owing to its extensive product and service portfoliread more

19.06.2018 read more

Huhtamaki has completed the acquisition of Ajanta Packaging

Huhtamaki has completed the acquisition of Ajanta Packaging’s business in India. Ajanta Packaging is a manufacturer of pressure sensitive labels in India. The annual net sales of the acquired business are approximately EUR 10 million and it employs altogether 170 people. The debt free purchase price was approximately EUR 13 million. The business will be reported as part of the Flexible Packaging business segment as of June 1, 2018. read more

08.06.2018 read more

Schur Helps Veggie Company Launch World Cup-Inspired Bags

Just in time for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018, two large Swiss vegetable marketers are launching their snack tomatoes with a striking packaging design: The SchurStar bag shaped like a T-shirt to match the globally popular event. It is time to think healthy - that's why this product from the Swiss vegetable marketer is perfect. It aims to address football fans as well as health-conscious consumers. The eye-catching T-shirt-shaped bags will be delivered to Swiss food retailread more

07.06.2018 read more

Huhtamaki has sold its confectionary trademark portfolio

Huhtamaki has sold its confectionary trademark portfolio Huhtamaki has sold its confectionary trademark portfolio to Highlander Partners, a US based investment firm. Related to the sale, an after taxes gain of approximately USD 16 million will be booked as an item affecting comparability (IAC) during the second quarter of 2018. The sold trademark portfolio was related to Huhtamaki’s confectionary business divested in 1996. Investment bank Fredericks Michael & Co servedread more

23.05.2018 read more

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