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  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • KFC Austrailia scoops Graphic Packaging’s eco-friendly food bucket for Big Bash League

    By Converter on December 18, 2018
    Leading foodservice packaging manufacturer, Graphic Packaging International will supply half a million sustainable food buckets to KFC Australia for Australian cricket’s Big Bash League 2018. Graphic Packaging’s award-winning, non-plastic solution was selected by league sponsor KFC Australia due to its outstanding eco-credentials. Manufacture of the recyclable bucket, which has been developed and commercialised over the last five years, is exclusive […]
  • Adhesivos del Segura fits Martin Automatic to its Gallus presses

    By Converter on October 15, 2018
    Located in Murcia, in Spain’s south east corner, Adhesivos del Segura SA is one of the country’s best equipped label converters, with more than 16 printing machines, and 12 cutting and finishing units, including digital technology. Renowned for supplying labels to the food industry as well as high volumes of blank labels for shipping purposes, the company currently employs more […]
  • Craig & Parsons installs Mark Andy Digital One

    By Converter on July 16, 2018
    Long established and family owned trade printer, Craig & Parsons, has installed a Mark Andy Digital One press at its plant in Folkestone, Kent, to handle short run work for its extensive portfolio of well-known high street names, most of which it supplies through print management companies. The Digital One joins a bank of six narrow web flexo presses that […]
  • Graphic Packaging invests in beverage packaging innovation with new Bristol facility

    By Converter on May 24, 2018
    Leading folding carton manufacturer Graphic Packaging International (“GPI”) has invested in a new Beverage Packaging Development Centre, known as the ‘Hub’, to act as a central point for the company’s European beverage design organisation Stationed at GPI’s plant in Bristol, UK, the facility has been established as a nucleus for structural and graphic design excellence. It will coordinate with the […]
  • Farch Plast signs up to the UK plastics pact

    By Converter on May 22, 2018
    Leading food packaging manufacturer is a founding member of exciting new collaborative initiative to create a circular economy for plastics Faerch Plast UK – one of the leading manufacturers of plastic packaging for the food industry – has signed up to the UK Plastics Pact, a bold and unique initiative set to transform the UK plastic industry.  By bringing together […]
  • MPS Belfast takes a press to impress its customers

    By Converter on May 14, 2018
    Manufacturing healthcare cartons requires an eye for detail and the latest MPS Belfast investment is designed to ensure customers receive top notch quality and service Westrock’s MPS healthcare cartons facility in Belfast has invested in a Speedmaster XL 106-6+LYYLX press from Heidelberg to enable it to meet customer demand for shorter run lengths, faster delivery, high quality and legibility. “As […]
  • Eston Chimica exhibits at PRINT4ALL trade show in Milan

    By Converter on May 3, 2018
    With more than 18 years of experience in the production and sale of water-based inks for flexo and gravure applications, Eston Chimica will present their new international image and brand: Eston Chimica, a Flint Group Company during the PRINT4ALL trade show in Milan Italy, 29 May through 1 June, 2018. The company welcomes all attendees to visit the Eston Chimica/Flint […]
  • Davis-Standard’s Laboratories prove valuable in supporting customer goals

    By Converter on April 26, 2018
    It’s no secret that Davis-Standard has the industry’s most extensive laboratory capabilities for both extrusion and converting applications. With R&D labs in Pawcatuck, Conn., Fulton, N.Y., and at the company’s subsidiary in Suzhou, China, customers have multiple options for making parts for proof-of-concept, experimenting with new resins, conducting materials development, and testing equipment prior to making large capital investments. According […]