• Starlinger launches new recycling headquarters at customer event

    By Converter on November 13, 2017
    At this year’s customer event, ‘dynamic days’, held on October 23-24, 2017 in Weissenbach, Lower Austria, Starlinger launched the new headquarters of its recycling technology division. The building is located in close proximity to the existing Starlinger factory. Starlinger & Co. is one of the market leaders in the field of machinery and process technology for woven plastic bags. In […]
  • First Mondi Speed Data Hackathon for the paper and packaging industry

    By Converter on November 6, 2017
    Mondi, the global packaging and paper group, welcomed 50 PhD students from all over Europe to participate in the first Mondi Speed Data Hackathon. The Hackathon challenged the PhD students in advancing conceptual ideas for innovations within the paper and pulp industry by applying big data solutions to production processes, energy use, finance, maintenance, human resources and sustainability. The students […]
  • BOBST reveals innovations to be showcased at FEFCO 2017

    By Converter on October 5, 2017
    BOBST recently announced that it will feature innovations in post-print flexo and automatic packer technology for folder-gluers at this year’s European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO) technical seminar October 11-13, 2017, Vienna. The THQ FlexoCloud is a leap forward in post-print flexo, bringing quality on corrugated board at lower cost in one pass. The THQ FlexoCloud technology — first […]
  • Metsä Board celebrates winners in 2017 European Carton Excellence Awards

    By Converter on September 28, 2017
    The winners of three categories (Food & Beverages, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals and the Public Award) at the 2017 European Carton Excellence Awards have used Metsä Board’s paperboards. The Award Gala was held on September 21, Salzburg, Austria. “We would like to extend our congratulations to everyone who participated in the vision, design and production of the winning cartons,” said Mika […]
  • Safely packaging food

    By Converter on May 8, 2017
    Organised by the Non-profit Food Initiative for Austria and the Hygienicum institute, the third symposium for food safety took place in Graz, Austria, from April 6-7, 2017. The international packaging and paper company Mondi supported the event as a sponsor and expert with a workshop titled, ‘Conformity in food packaging’. Dr. Johannes Bergmair, vice president of the World Packaging Organisation, […]
  • Interest in odour reduction during recycling

    By Converter on April 6, 2017
    Since Starlinger recycling technology presented its technology for odour reduction in post-consumer recycling in 2016, it continues to be in high demand. “Interested and potential customers are convinced by the very successful trials with their input materials in our Technical Centre”, explains Paul Niedl, commercial head of Starlinger recycling technology. “Our three-step procedure eliminates even deeply embedded odours. This gives […]
  • Starlinger: Decontamination of PET and HDPE at Plast 2015

    By Converter on April 23, 2015
    Vienna-based engineering company, Starlinger viscotec, will showcase the deCON 20decontamination dryer at the plastics and rubber industries exhibition, Plast 2015, in Milan, Italy, on 5-9 May. The dryer processes flakes and recycled pellets from PET and HDPE for use in food grade packaging. The deCON 20 has the ability to process input material in different forms, e.g. pellets, flakes and skeleton waste, […]
  • GOEBEL upgrades most successful slitter rewinder rapid-dI

    By Converter on March 6, 2013
    At ICE Europe 2013 GOEBEL will present its latest developments on the rapid-dI slitter rewinder, a machine with centre winding on a rewind shaft used for processing paper, cardboard and packaging materials as well as for the aluminium foil sector and processes all materials that are suitable for rewinding on just one rewind shaft or for ‘block’ winding due to […]
  • New corrugating plant

    By Converter on August 16, 2010
    MONDI CUSTOMERS and company representatives met during the grand opening ceremony for the company’s new manufacturing plant. The plant in Swiecie, Poland, ranks as one of the most modern corrugated packaging plants in Europe. Around 280 customers attended the event and took the opportunity to see how the cutting-edge technology can contribute to providing solutions for their businesses. “The new […]