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Go-live for Janoschka Aegean

The global footprint of Janoschka has ever been a success factor in the company history. Local presence ensures the significant proximity for a customer collaboration at eye level.Janoschka Aegean is the second production site in Turkey’s third largest city after Janoschka Izmir, and has become operational in March. Within seven months after the first stone laying ceremony in July 2019, a new building of 5 600 m² production space was constructed. Today, the plant is supread more

15.05.2020 read more

EU: Menthol Cigarettes are Out

While the US has issued a ban on all e-cigarette flavors except tobacco and menthol, the fresh, minty flavor will soon no longer be available to conventional cigarette smokers in Europe as a full ban on menthol kicks-in. Staff Report Starting on May 20, menthol cigarettes will be banned in the European Union and UK, under the European Union Revised Tobacco Products Directive (TPD). Despite Brexit, the UK is still bound under TPD since EU laws will all become part of UK read more

07.05.2020 read more

Constantia Flexibles selected as one of 50 global companies uniting in an international sustainability and climate initiative

This year, Constantia Flexibles is proudly announcing to be one of 50 global companies taking part in an international sustainability and climate initiative strongly supported by the United Nations. This initiative includes videos of companies that are pioneers in the field of sustainability and is hosted by Bloomberg’s digital network. More sustainability along the entire production supply chain always has been a priority for Constantia Flexibles. The presentation of tread more

04.05.2020 read more

Government bans tobacco sales

The Indian government has banned the sale of tobacco, liquor and gutka, a form of chewing tobacco, it announced April 15, reported India Today. The move comes as part of the government’s extended lockdown. The measures have been put in place in order to ensure social distancing, an important aspect of the fight against coronavirus, is adhered to. The ban is part of a list of directives which have been issued under the Disaster Management Act, 2005, and also includes acts suchread more

17.04.2020 read more

Removing Cartoons from Unhealthy Foods

Many food manufacturers advertise with cartoons, especially on snack and candy packaging, to directly address children as a target group. The BEUC – European Consumer Organisation recommends governments should take action against this. Lidl UK is already one step ahead. In the areas near the checkout counters of supermarkets, it is particularly noticeable: There are snacks and sweets everywhere. Depending on which film has just come to the cinemas, the main characters decoratread more

15.04.2020 read more

Europe's packaging industry secures supply chain during outbreak

Last week, following calls from the packaging industry, the European Commission confirmed that the transportation of packaging materials, including paper-based cartons and cartonboard, for essential industries such as food and pharmaceuticals, will be able to use its ‘green lanes’ and has updated its ‘Guidelines for Border Management’ to reflect the recommendation. Short term demand for cartonboard has increased by around 30% as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with particuread more

31.03.2020 read more

We are here for you

Protecting the health and safety of our employees at all Janoschka and Linked plants, customers and business partners worldwide continues to be our top priority. As the Coronavirus continues to have global impact, we want to outline for you the precautions we are taking to keep our employees and communities as safe as possible. We are actively monitoring the situation in all of our locations and following the guidance of the authorities. The disease caused by the neread more

24.03.2020 read more

Constantia invests in three Comexi machines

Austrian Constantia Flexibles has installed one Comexi F2 MC flexographic press and two Comexi S2 DT slitters at its recently opened Ecoflex Ahmedabad plant in India to further contribute to more sustainable flexible packaging production. The new plant, Ecoflex Ahmedabad opened by Constantia Flexibles in November 2011 in India is focused on the production of more sustainable and fully recyclable flexible packaging material. The newly installed machines, one Comexi F2 flread more

04.03.2020 read more

Lidl to use 'ocean-bound plastic' in packaging

Lidl said from 30 March it would use plastic collected in South East Asia, from areas within 50km of an ocean coastline or major waterway feeding an ocean, to package 13 fresh fish products – 50% of the retailer’s fish lines. The move, part of a commitment to ensure 50% of all packaging is made from recycled materials by 2025, will see the supermarket partner with seafood wholesaler Copernus, packaging manufacturer Sharpak and recycler Bantam Materials. Lidl said the fish pacread more

26.02.2020 read more

Nordmeccanica launches new solventless lamination solution for HP Indigo printed digital flexible packaging

Nordmeccanica launched a new, solventless lamination solution designed especially for on-demand, flexible packaging production on HP Indigo digital presses. Developed in collaboration with HP Indigo, the Super Simplex e800 Laminator is an innovative system optimized for the HP Indigo 20000 Digital Press. The 800 mm wide Nordmeccanica Super Simplex e800 Laminator is a solventless laminator, offering innovation in energy consumption and waste, designed to answer the growing neread more

18.02.2020 read more