Easyfairs, the multi-format event organiser and venue manager, is consolidating its packaging events under the Empack brand. In parallel with this development, Easyfairs is also launching a new co-located event, Logistics & Automation, to build on the growing integration between packaging and intralogistics processes.
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Empack, Logistics & Distribution and Packaging Innovations closed its doors on a high note, welcoming over 11,000 professionals through its doors for the 2019 Madrid event and more than 52% of exhibitors confirming their participation for next year.
Black plastic packaging poses a great challenge for the recycling process because the presence of carbon black does not allow the correct sorting of black parts at recycling facilities. Giflor’s Carbon Black Free (CBF) resin is the latest response to this challenging issue.
Geraldiscos, which is part of Tekni-Plex’s Tri-Seal business, was recently honored with a gold Brazilian Packaging Association (ABRE) award in the technology category for its induction seal liner featuring a venting system.
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.
Leading global packaging and paper group Mondi’s four-year effort with a customer – German cleaning products maker Werner & Mertz GmbH – to develop a fully recyclable, flexible, stand-up pouch for W&M’s Frosch-brand laundry detergent is paying dividends. The project applied Cradle to Cradle principles to assess every aspect of the product, from design to optimal end-of-life options, to close the packaging loop.
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..
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).
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).