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  • Davis-Standard teams up with industry leaders for MD&M West Exhibit

    By Sarah Mead on January 2, 2019
    The technologies of Davis-Standard, Conair, Zumbach and other industry- leading companies will be on display with a running FEP line at MD&M West in Anaheim, Calif., February 5-7, 2019 at booth 3839. The coextrusion line will be processing FEP medical tubing with three barium sulfite stripes. The line will be equipped with two of Davis-Standard’s MEDD (Medical Extruder Direct Drive) […]
  • 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 […]
  • Davis-Standard’s Pawcatuck facility achieves ISO certification

    By Converter on December 17, 2018
    In an ongoing effort to strengthen efficiencies and customer satisfaction, Davis-Standard’s Pawcatuck facility has recently become ISO 9001:2015 certified. The certification validates Davis-Standard’s processes across the board, internally and externally, and serves as a benchmark for the company’s commitment to operational quality and process improvement. “ISO requires the implementation of a demonstrated quality management system, promoting a holistic approach to […]
  • H.B. Fuller meets holographic market needs

    By Sarah Mead on December 11, 2018
    H.B. Fuller is excited with the response to its Swift®melt 1908, which was recently launched in India at Labelexpo 2018. Designed by scientists and customised to meet the unique requirements in India, this new hot melt PSA is set to play its role in reinventing the future of tapes and labels! Labelexpo India 2018, held from November 22-25, 2018, was […]
  • S1AMO Ecol Studio: One organisation, lots of novelties!

    By Sarah Mead on December 4, 2018
    Ecol Studio is pleased to officially announce the successful conclusion of the merger operations that have allowed incorporating the two Italian companies purchased in the course of the last two years – ECOL STUDIO TPU S.r.l. and ECOL STUDIO FEA S.r.l. – into ECOL STUDIO S.p.A. “The operation aims to create a specialised, first-rate facility capable of offering high-quality services […]
  • Bonset America Increased Production Capacity Announcement

    By Converter on November 28, 2018
    In response to the growth of the global heat shrinkable film market, Bonset America Corporation will be increasing their film capacity from early 2020. The forthcoming increase will add an additional 30% in overall PETG film production capacity at Bonset America Corporation. Mitsuhiro Iwata, CEO at Bonset America Corporation said, “We are pleased to be able to meet the market’s […]
  • Barrie Homewood appointed as Sales & Marketing Director for both Atlas and Titan brands

    By Converter on November 22, 2018
    It is with pleasure we announce the appointment of Barrie Homewood as Sales & Marketing Director for both Atlas and Titan brands.   Barrie’s current role of Sales & Marketing Director for Titan products has been expanded to include the Atlas product range. Continued development of the Upgrades and retrofit business will also be within Barrie’s remit.  Barrie joined the […]
  • Romaco at Pharmtech 2018 in Moscow

    By Converter on November 21, 2018
    Romaco will take advantage of this year’s Pharmtech 2018 to show a wide range of secondary and final packaging solutions from Promatic. The spectrum will extend from highly automated systems to semi-automatic machines. The Kilian KTP 420X tablet press will round off the portfolio. Romaco Promatic PTT track & trace platform The Romaco Promatic PTT is a platform for track & […]
  • ICE Europe 2019 – focus on digitalisation, individualisation and sustainability of products

    By Sarah Mead on November 9, 2018
    In less than five months, the World’s Leading Exhibition for Paper, Film & Foil Converting will take place from 12 – 14 March 2019, at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany. At the 11th edition of ICE Europe, trade visitors from the international converting industry will be able to discover the latest technology trends as well as innovative production […]
  • Mondi joins forces with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and UN to eliminate plastic waste and pollution

    By Sarah Mead on November 7, 2018
    Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has today become one of the first signatories of The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment which will work towards eliminating plastic pollution and creating 100% reusable, recyclable, or compostable plastic packaging by 2025. Mondi has pledged to increase investment in research and development, and drive deeper collaboration throughout its supply chain to […]