Kornelis has many years of experience in the use of in-mold labelling (IML) for the decoration of its caps and closures. The Dutch company has recently expanded its capability with a top-of-the-line IML machine which is offering brands closures with high-end decoration.
Kornelis can now supply perfectly labelled closures in diameters of 63mm, 66mm, 70mm and 82mm. And, as any desired label design is possible brands are assured of an outstanding finish for their product.
What is in-mold labelling?
IML is a technique in which a pre-printed polypropylene (PP) label is placed into a mould and then molten PP is then added. As both elements are PP, the material fuses together and during the curing process takes on the shape of the mold.
The result is a closure whereby the label and packaging are integrated as one single piece.
What are the benefits of IML?
IML offers multiple benefits compared to other forms of decoration. Kornelis's IML machine ensures that each IML decoration is perfectly placed in the same spot each and every time so that every single cap produced by Kornelis for a customer is exactly the same with no off-center variations.
As one single piece that is manufactured in PP, the closure can be recycled following use, without the requirement for separation of materials, and its material can go on to be used once as a brand new product, thus saving resources.
If you are curious to see how IML works, then watch this video.
At Kornelis, sustainability is a conviction
Operations manager, Sebastiaan Lem, is working daily on the pursuit of sustainability at Kornelis Caps & Closures. The process starts with a single conviction that step by step becomes widely supported by every level of the organization. At the end of the day, sustainability is about much more than a slightly thinner closure.
Closing in on sustainability through smart planning and smart technology
Kornelis is proactive when it comes to sustainability. The Dutch caps and closures manufacturing company takes CSR very seriously and has been implementing changes across the business in its facilities. Since 2016 the company has been one of the most modern closure factories in Europe and proactively implemented Research and Development to ensure that it stays at the forefront, always seeking out the next steps.
Why choose a temper-evident seal?
For a growing number of products and markets, a seal is indispensable. A temper-evident seal offers the consumer certainty and reliability. At Kornelis, we can supply caps and closures together with a wide range of seal types and sizes. When selecting the seals, we select environmentally conscious materials wherever possible.
Kornelis extends IML options to include 63mm plastic cap
Renowned caps and closures manufacturer Kornelis has updated one of its popular caps, the 3360 model, to a form part of its collection that is moulded from the inside, rather than the outside. This means that this cap can now benefit from in-mould labelling, in order to make it easier to create a pre-decorated item.
Kornelis shakes up its closure offering with an updated sprinkle cap
Kornelis' latest sprinkle cap benefits from a 63mm diameter, with a continuous thread to ensure that the cap provides a strong presence on top of its food packaging container. The plastic cap is ideal for protecting the food substance as it offers excellent protection and resistance qualities, in addition to the option of using a custom colour to fit brand colours.
Kornelis's vibrant 82mm caps can benefit from IML
Committed to providing high-quality closure solutions for packaging, Kornelis presents a solution which is ideal for crowning the top of food jars. Kornelis has thoughtfully designed its 82mm screw cap in a way which means that it can only be moulded from the inside and allows the option decoration through in-mould labelling.
Kornelis produce new range of flip-top caps for international sauce brand
Leading manufacturer of caps and closures, Kornelis, has delivered yet another solution to meet the multiple requirements of its customer. The needs of the project were such that different caps were required for the customer’s A-brand and private label products, as well as the varying viscosities of the sauces.
New custom made solution for spices
Leading caps and closures manufacturer, Kornelis, has delivered another excellent jar and cap combination to bolster the product range for a Belgian supplier of spices. Adding to the existing 230ml jar, which Kornelis has supplied for several years, there is now also a transparent 125ml PP jar.
Softline cap from Kornelis is a ‘cool’ closure for Italian ice cream
An Italian ice cream supplier for AH recently launched their luxury ice cream to the market. Looking for the right packaging to make their high-end product stand out among the competition and to reflect the qualities of their ice cream, they turned to Kornelis caps & closures.
Kornelis' new tube cap adopted by leading Dutch food brand
Kornelis, the Dutch designer and manufacturer of plastic caps has launched a brand new tube cap which is already making its mark in the food market. The new PE tube cap has been incorporated to seal the Zaanse tubes of mayonnaise ensuring freshness and product integrity until the consumer opens the cap.
New dosing cap provides fitting choice for plant food
To those who may not know, a dosing cap is a cap which offers pouring capability. Cap specialist Kornelis knows that there is far more to designing a closure than providing the functionality of a closure and its new dosing cap has been produced especially for measuring and pouring plant feed.
Kornelis' new production facilities are well underway
The fast growth of Kornelis made this new construction necessary. Behind the current building rises a new hall of 50 by 70 meters. Most of the groundwork was completed in the past months and in the meantime the roof has been established. December will be used for completing the concrete floor.
Kornelis "Kopje Cultuur"
Last weekend Kornelis "Kopje Cultuur", the yearly culture festival for Steenwijkerland and its surroundings took place. The weekend was packed full with activities. Also this year the organization has succeeded in offering the visitors a varied program. Exposures, workshops, various music genres and theatre performances with national, international and regional allure passed the program. As the main sponsor we are proud to enable this event!
Kornelis releases a useful new 43mm sprinkle cap
In the food market, there are many closures dedicated to providing easy dispensing of loose, dry products, like spices, herbs, decorative toppings for baked goods, and others. Kornelis provides a wide array of solutions for this sort of product, not least of which is the firm's latest 43mm sprinkle cap.
Kornelis' Multi-Tab liners provide security and ease of use in one product
Kornelis has been recognized as a market leader on numerous occasions for its contribution to sealing technologies and their implementation in packaging production. One of Kornelis' areas of greatest expertise is in liners designed to provide an extra layer of security to consumers as well as a barrier to prohibit premature staleness or spoilage. Recently, the company's Multi-Tab liner has garnered attention as a unique market offering for companies wishing to provide a very high level of security and functionality.
- Jo Webb
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- Created 04 Mar 2022
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