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Amcor’s new Bharuch factory to cater to HUL’s packaging needs

The Australian flexible packaging company Amcor has set up a new flexible packaging plant at Bharuch, Gujarat in order to cater to the packaging requirements of FMCG major Hindustan Unilever’s laundry products in India. This is Amcor’s seventh site in India. The 8,000 sqm plant has three lines that will run 24 hours a day for the production of flexible packages using flexographic printing technology. This plant has boosted Amcor’s presence in India, with more than 1,100 of i[Leer más]

14.01.2019 read more

Philip Morris International: How PR works for a tobacco brand that can’t be marketed

Working in an industry such as tobacco with its tight laws and regulations, and in many countries having a complete ban on marketing and advertising, is never easy. In a fireside chat with Deepa Balji, executive director of marketing and communications at Publicis Groupe, APAC, Middle East and Africa, at Marketing’s PR Asia 2018 conference, Richard James, vice-president of corporate affairs, North and Northeast Asia at Philip Morris International (PMI), shared that over the y[Leer más]

22.11.2018 read more

2018 Top 25 Converters: Race to the Top

Packaging innovation, investments and mergers and acquisitions continue to define the top 25 converters in North America.[Leer más]

16.11.2018 read more

Constantia Flexibles Announces Ecolutions Sustainable Packaging Solutions

Every year a massive 2.12 billion tons of waste is produced.* And waste production will continue to rise: It is predicted that in 2050, 3.40 billion tons of waste will be generated in cities alone.In order to counteract this development, Constantia Flexibles developed a new, more sustainable packaging line called Ecolutions. Besides packaging producers, end consumers are becoming more aware of the need to reduce waste production too. According to a survey commissioned by Con[Leer más]

07.11.2018 read more

Mayr-Melnhof Group acquires TANN Group

Mayr-Melnhof Packaging has come to an agreement with the owners of TANN Group on the 100% acquisition of the group headquartered in Traun, Austria. TANN Group prints on and finishes externally sourced fine paper to produce tipping paper (cigarette filter paper) and is the global market leader in this area. Annual sales of approximately EUR 230 million are generated by 8 production sites in 7 countries and a worldwide workforce of around 1,100 employees, who are taken over. T[Leer más]

22.10.2018 read more

Constantia Flexibles selects Wikitude as technology partner to deliver AR in interactive packaging

Constantia Interactive was introduced last year to facilitate digital communication and marketing opportunities in the food and pharmaceutical industries. It also meets the growing demand from consumers for an enhanced experience when engaging with brands and products. For brands, interactive packaging enables them to understand consumer shopping behaviour, target consumers more effectively and improve their products. All of this strengthens the customer's relationship with t[Leer más]

16.10.2018 read more

Comexi discontinues gravure business

After dedicating nearly a decade to commercializing gravure machinery, Comexi now plans to focus its efforts on flexo, offset, laminating, slitting and innovative sustainable solutions. The company has decided to divert its efforts towards the sales and designs of flexo, offset, lamination and slitting equipment. As a consequence, Comexi will divest its rotogravure business, devoting its efforts to develop innovative solutions for flexible packaging such as offset and digita[Leer más]

01.10.2018 read more

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-materi[Leer más]

28.09.2018 read more

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