Packaging

  • Sidel StarLite UltraLight CSD: Gaining competitiveness while ensuring great consumer experience

    By Converter on August 30, 2018
    The Sidel StarLite family of bottle base solutions is expanding through the StarLite UltraLight for carbonated soft drinks (CSD). As the name suggests, this design allows for an even lighter bottle than the existing solutions in the beverage marketplace. By lowering the product costs, while maintaining the expected level of carbonation, this innovative bottle addresses the hard discount chains’ needs […]
  • Lineup includes high-volume capsule filler, deep-draw thermoformer and continuous-motion cartoning and strip packaging units

    By Converter on August 30, 2018
    MG America, the U.S. subsidiary of MG2 of Bologna, Italy and a leading supplier of processing and packaging equipment, will showcase a variety of premium equipment at Healthcare Packaging Expo, October 14-17 in Chicago. Booth #W-669 will feature the company’s high-volume continuous-motion PLANETA 100 capsule filler, as well as its Cariba 300 side-load, continuous-motion cartoner, COMAS MNDA1 continuous-motion strip packaging […]
  • Cambrian Packaging commissions innovative university research into 100 per cent recycled plastic

    By Converter on August 30, 2018
    A family-run supplier of bottles and dispensers is leading the way for 100 per cent recycled plastic packaging by working with a university on innovative research Cambrian Packaging, based in Newtown, Wales, has teamed up with Business Wales and the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) to commission the research into rHDPE (recycled high-density polyethylene) polymer at Bangor University. The […]
  • Qualvis creates distinctive packaging for Thomas Fudge’s rebrand

    By Converter on August 28, 2018
    Carton manufacturer, Qualvis, has recently produced a full packaging rebrand for artisan baker, Thomas Fudge’s. Covering their full sweet and savoury biscuit line-up of 7 packs, together with a new range of flatbreads, the packaging includes a fresh logo design and updated illustrations featuring beautiful, bold and colourful graphics by design agency, Big Fish With award-winning in-house facilities, including design, […]
  • PRX projects 50 per cent growth after Mark Andy Digital One installation

    By Converter on August 21, 2018
    Full-service label manufacturer and print agency uniquely positioned in competitive market PRX Print is a unique label converter – founded in 2010, this Canadian company has been providing full-service packaging solutions to customers across virtually all industries. They carved their niche as a print broker offering clients “one stop packaging shopping” – printed labels, forms, boxes and shrink sleeves. Additionally, […]
  • Dealers encouraged to unwrap seasonal packaging opportunities

    By Converter on August 20, 2018
    With the end of the summer months set to kick off the Christmas retail period, Antalis is encouraging office dealers to make the most of the seasonal peak to unlock new opportunities in packaging As convenience, in particular, time saving, has become key to consumer demand and has quickly established itself as the norm, according to latest research, in just […]
  • ULMA Packaging can help medical and pharmaceutical companies meet new EU legislation

    By Converter on August 17, 2018
    ULMA Packaging is pleased to announce that it can support companies in the UK’s medical and pharmaceutical sectors with Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) compliant equipment, by helping them respond to the new European Union legislation designed to tighten product safety in the supply chain The UK Government has confirmed that Brexit will not put a stop to its plans to […]
  • Item Products announce move to new premises

    By Converter on July 31, 2018
    Item Products, the Luton-based leading designer and producer of components for the packaging industry, has moved to bigger premises. The new site, which at 3,000sq ft provides double the capacity of their former home, has been purchased outright by the firm in a strategic move Alongside a large storage area, which includes 150 linear metres of racking, the facility benefits […]
  • Færch Plast acquires leading recycler 4PET Group

    By Converter on July 30, 2018
    Færch Plast is closing the loop on plastic food trays with the acquisition of Dutch 4PET Group, a leading sheet manufacturer with unique recycling capabilities. With this acquisition, Færch is becoming one of the world’s first integrated plastic packaging suppliers that achieves a circular economy for recycling food trays on an industrial scale, turning plastic packaging into a resource “For […]
  • Sculptured beauty adds new brand packaging appeal

    By Converter on July 25, 2018
    Dr Glenn Wood, COO of packaging technology providers, Fresnels Inc., says studies and a growing body of research reveal that shoppers struggle to home in on the product they will ultimately buy, and this is where the latest brand enhancement features can add real value – and sales Fresnels Inc. was the first to offer circular fresnel lenses in hot […]