Smurfit Kappa, global packaging leader, continues its investment in sustainable technology in Mexico, with a state-of-the-art new digital printer. An advanced new printer is set to be installed in the Atlacomulco corrugated plant in Mexico in response to the growing need for high-volume digital printing.
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Advanced Dynamics Ltd stepped into the breach to restore a business’s faith in packaging solution partners after the boss of one of the UK’s leading automotive distribution companies felt let down by his previous supplier, urgently looking for a new supplier that would go the extra mile to deliver the filling and labelling system he required, quickly and efficiently..
Empack, the reference fair in southern Europe for the sectors of packaging and labeling, raw materials, industrial packaging and packaging accessories continues to grow. 150 exhibitors have already confirmed their participation at the next edition, which will be held on November 13 and 14 at IFEMA. Catalonia and Madrid will be the autonomous communities with the most representation, alongside companies from Germany, Italy, Turkey, Portugal and the UK.
The 2019 AmeriStar Award has been presented to ScottsMiracle-Gro in partnership with packaging leader ProAmpac for their bio-plastic based design of the Miracle-Gro Performance Organics growing media packaging, which made its commercial debut this spring. The annual AmeriStar award competition is conducted by the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP).
ESE World has launched a new design for its 240 litre PL bin with several innovative features and options that provide the utmost flexibility for waste and recycling collection schemes. The container’s additional footstep, the availability of three different wheel sizes and a special lid-in-lid option provide important ergonomic benefits.
AFA Dispensing has achieved another milestone in the global effort to use environmentally friendly and sustainable packaging solutions. As of this autumn, AFA’s best-selling product – The OpUs Trigger Sprayer, will be offered in a new colourful version that is made from Post-Consumer Recycled resin (resin of recycled plastic products).
ALPLA Caribe and Fortiflex Inc. signed a strategic alliance back in 2018, thereby creating a contractual basis for an interim solution. The aim is for them to establish themselves as the preferred packaging producer in the Caribbean and in Central America.
Three Australian companies and one New Zealand company have achieved international recognition for their innovative and unique packaging designs in the prestigious WorldStar Packaging Awards for 2019. The winning companies include Caps and Closures for Precise Pour, ILNAM Estate for 8 Kangaroos, Lactote for POLATOTE and Radix Nutrition for their Foil Packaging Breakfast Pouch and were across three categories, Beverage, Food and Domestic & Household.
Coding and marking specialist Linx Printing Technologies has appointed a number of new channel partners in North America to expand support for its product portfolio. As well as providing greater geographical coverage in this important territory, the new distributors offer expertise across a wide variety of market sectors and will help deliver the support and service end-user customers demand from their coding and marking printer suppliers.