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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

Constantia Flexibles: Interactive Packaging

Constantia Flexibles is developing new packaging that is eye-catching and reflects current trends. Beginning in November 2017, the packaging expert offers a comprehensive solution for interactive packaging in the food and pharmaceutical industries that opens up multiple digital communications and marketing opportunities. In doing so, the company offers to take on the printing and the implementation of the contents as well as the data management. Constantia Interactive is a cread more

08.11.2017 read more

Amcor Is Said To Explore Takeover Of Packaging Maker Bemis

Packaging company Amcor Ltd. is considering a takeover of rival Bemis Co., according to people familiar with the matter. Amcor is working with advisers to explore a bid for Bemis, which has a market value of about $4.3 billion, said the people, who asked not to be identified as the details aren’t public. Considerations are at an early stage and it’s unclear whether Amcor has made an initial approach to Bemis. Amcor said in a statement it was “continually reviewing opportunitiread more

11.09.2017 read more

Standard the new norm

Standardized tobacco packaging has been adopted in eight countries and is under consideration in at least 15 others, according to the Framework Convention Alliance (FCA). In July, Norway joined Australia, France and the UK as countries that had implemented standardized-tobacco-pack regulations, the FCA said, while Hungary, Ireland, New Zealand and Slovenia had set dates for requiring cigarettes to be sold in such packs. Ireland was set to implement regulations at the end of read more

05.09.2017 read more

WPO seeks to educate Africa in the science and technology of packaging

The World Packaging Organisation (WPO), has successfully completed a three-day residential traning programme (RTP) in Nigeria. This is part of the organisation’s efforts to educate Africa in the science and technology of packaging. They also held an RTP in Nairobi Kenya. The WPO also targets to educate Asian countries, where a training course was held in Indonesia earlier this year.read more

30.08.2017 read more

ProAmpac Completes Acquisition of ClondalkinFlexiblePackaging Orlando

ProAmpac, one of the nation's largest flexible packaging manufacturers, today announced that is has acquired Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Orlando from Holland's Clondalkin Group. Specializing in converting, printing, die-cutting and slitting packaging materials, Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Orlando is an established market leader in lidding foils and films. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.read more

24.08.2017 read more