Author archive for Converter

  • Eco-Line cups from RPC Bebo Bouxwiller

    By Converter on April 23, 2019
    A range of popular French craft beers can now be enjoyed in 25cl Eco-Line cups from RPC Bebo Bouxwiller. Based in Carpentras in Provence, La Brasserie Artisanale du Mont Ventoux, under the leadership of its founder Alexandre De Zordi, and with the arrival of a partner investor Rhône Rive Gauche, has expanded production over the past two years from 500 to […]
  • Arden Dies test the UK market with Solidplate Dies

    By Converter on April 18, 2019
    A new die-making product could soon be heading to the UK market after some successful trials by Arden Dies. Arden Dies, which has been a leader in the die-making and packaging industry in the UK for more than half a century, is running trials of its new Solidplate Dies. The move comes after die making innovators, Marbach, which has been […]
  • Vetaphone adds C8 power to its range of Corona Treaters

    By Converter on April 10, 2019
    The new C8 Corona treatment station from Vetaphone is designed for substrates and applications where high Corona power is required from a single unit. As its name suggests, the new unit is fitted with eight high-power and high-efficiency ceramic electrodes, allowing more Corona power to be discharged from a compact modular system suitable for today’s demanding materials. Vetaphone’s industry-leading technology […]
  • Chocolate Easter bunnies shine in aluminium foil

    By Converter on April 4, 2019
    The Easter holidays are coming closer and millions of chocolate Easter Bunnies and other figures are waiting on supermarket shelves to grace consumers’ Easter baskets. In Germany alone 220 million chocolate Easter Bunnies were produced in 2018 (compared with 202 million in 2017, an increase of 8 per cent), of which 121 million are sold in Germany while almost 100 […]
  • Sutton’s performance goes from strength to strength

    By Converter on April 3, 2019
    Last year Suttons Performance Packaging, Chatteris decided that they needed to upgrade their existing short – medium run heavy duty box making and gluing departments. As a specialist bespoke packaging manufacturer offering customers a range of multi-faceted,” just-in-time services” the issue to overcome was that quantities and sizes varied drastically of different converting machines: boxmakers, printer slotter and diecutters. John […]
  • Comexi Technological Center sees an increase in its specialised high value added services 

    By Converter on March 28, 2019
    In 2018 CTec performed 262 demonstrations and industrial tests, 63 training actions and 31 service advisories and trainings. The year 2018 was particularly positive for the Manel Xifra Boada Technological Center, Comexi CTec, as it experienced an increase in specialised high value added services performed in its Riudellots de la Selva (Girona) facility. In 2018, CTec, a specialist in advice […]
  • WIP UK UNEARTHS THE MACRO TRENDS BEHIND PACKAGING INNOVATION

    By Converter on March 7, 2019
    Women In Packaging (WIP UK) Co-Founder and pack expert, Joanna Stephenson, will unearth the macro trends that drive today’s contemporary packaging and labels market at the leading Food & Drink Process & Packaging event, Pro2Pac. Joanna will highlight the importance of macro trends in relation to the growing prominence of the sustainability debate and expose their significance to the packaging […]
  • Key personnel promotions at Mark Andy

    By Converter on February 26, 2019
    Mark Andy has announced important personnel changes, effective from the 1st of January 2019: Tom Cavalco, previously Managing Director Europe, has been appointed Executive Vice President in the global structures of Mark Andy Inc. Przemyslaw Polkowski, previously Product Manager at Mark Andy Inc has been appointed Director of Mark Andy Poland. As Executive Vice President Mark Andy Inc, Tom Cavalco […]
  • Focus to host 2019 Open House Event

    By Converter on February 26, 2019
    Following on from the success of their 2018 event, Focus Label Machinery is to host another Open House event at their headquarters in Bingham, Nottingham. To be held over two days (March 26th & 27th) the event will showcase the very latest Focus digital & flexo presses and will concentrate on digital inkjet technology, LED UV drying, peel & reveal […]
  • Impact Air Systems and ETI Converting announce partnership

    By Converter on February 21, 2019
    Impact Air Systems, Leicester, UK, producer of waste and trim removal systems, and ETI Converting Equipment, a globally innovative manufacturer of in-line coating and printing equipment based in Quebec, Canada, are pleased to announce a partnership agreement for a technical and sales co-operation in the narrow web converting sector. The two companies are complementary in the label industry. ETI has […]