Building on the success of Rippatape – the original market-leading tape-based opening device for board and paper-based packaging – Essentra Tear Tapes has launched Rippatape X. The new tape delivers improved cross-tear performance for the easy opening of paper sacks within the food and industrial sectors.
Flexibles Packaging News
Creating flexible packaging from virgin grade material derived from plastic waste is now taking a step towards reality in a pilot project called ChemCycling. Leading global packaging and paper group Mondi, in cooperation with chemical producer BASF and COROOS, have cooperated on a state-of-the-art pilot project.
A specialist German potato chip brand is maintaining excellent quality control on its recently upgraded high-capacity packing lines thanks to the introduction of sealtesters and checkweighers from Ishida Europe. The Ishida sealtesters and checkweighers deliver a seamless, totally reliable quality control solution capable of operating at high speeds, with only the upstream systems preventing them from achieving even higher speeds.
bpi. stretchfilms, a leading producer of pallet stretchwrap, has announced a multi-million pound investment in its manufacturing facility at Bridgwater, Somerset. This significant investment in a fully automated conversion centre includes the installation of 7 new conversion machines for conventional and pre-stretched hand film.
With a very special display, the long-established company Carl Pabst Samen und Saaten calls attention to its broad range of quality seeding goods in food retail stores. The smart construction by DS Smith saves Carl Pabst material, time and costs for assembly and transport.
Action Technology’s Clinton, Illinois facility is commemorating its 50th anniversary in the same location it started manufacturing in 1969. Products produced here are found in every household across the United States and in many other countries.
Proseal Australia has won a prestigious Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) Award of Excellence. In the Customer Collaboration category, the company was rewarded for its pioneering work with its customer Fresh Berry and packaging partner CFK of Canada in delivering a solution that reduced the amount of plastic packaging for strawberries by as much as 96%.
Shiseido, Givenchy, Godiva, Henkel and Unilever were among the many brands attending ADF&PCD Shanghai 2019. The highly anticipated 2nd edition, which took place at The Convention & Exhibition Center of International Sourcing on 27 & 28 March 2019, enjoyed a 26% growth in visitors.
Scottish biotec company CuanTec has joined forces with Waitrose & Partners to work on a new film for food packaging made out of waste langoustine shells. Waitrose hopes the new packaging could be used as an alternative to conventional plastic film on some of its fish products in 12-18 months time, including Waitrose Duchy smoked salmon.