Product News

  • New home for the British Coatings Federation officially open for business

    By Converter on July 5, 2018
    On June 27th, over 50 guests from the coatings, printing inks and associated industries gathered to celebrate a new chapter in the 106-year history of the British Coatings Federation. The Lord Mayor of Coventry, Councillor John Blundell, together with BCF president David Beckford and BCF CEO Tom Bowtell, cut the ribbon on the trade body’s new state of the art […]
  • Comexi exceeds expectations at the technical seminar in Mexico

    By Converter on July 5, 2018
    More than seventy customers and collaborators attend the technical conference on flexible packaging trends Girona, June 27th, 2018. – During 2018 Comexi, global leader in the flexible packaging industry, is organizing various technical seminars on new trends and global solutions for the market in several countries around the world. Comexi sends its best technicians and specialists to deliver high-quality lectures […]
  • 2018 Holography industry open for entries

    By Converter on July 5, 2018
    The countdown has started to discover the best commercial holograms with nominations now welcomed for the 2018 industry awards. The annual Excellence in Holography Awards are organised by the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) and will be presented at the forthcoming Holography Conference, which will be held from 15 – 16 November in Minsk, Belarus. The awards recognise outstanding achievement […]
  • Stop the counterfeiters tampering with electronics

    By Converter on July 5, 2018
    The dramatic rise in counterfeiting across the $1bn global electronics industry has had a real impact on the anti-counterfeit packaging market. This market – that covers broadly printing, tags and labels – is expected to reach $105bn by 2023, with tags and labels the largest segment, rising to $65bn. Part of this growth is down to the fact that the issue […]
  • SICK’s Inline code matcher verifies ‘right product – right packaging’

    By Converter on July 2, 2018
    SICK has developed an integrated high-speed quality control system, the Inline Code Matcher, that ensures the right packaging is always used for the right product, avoiding the risk of wasteful rejects, safety issues or costly customer returns.  The stand-alone system is easy to retrofit to existing packaging lines The Inline Code Matcher works by matching 1D or 2D code data […]
  • Point Five Packaging introduces P5-RM semi-automatic tray seal system for food packaging

    By lpeake on June 13, 2018
    Designed for productivity, machine is ideal for sealing of vacuum gas-flushed MAP containers, vacuum skin packs, and seal-only trays and cups Point Five Packaging, a supplier of modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) equipment and premium packaging solutions for various food industry sectors, has introduced the P5-RM Semi-Automatic Seal System. Ideal for any food production or packaging environment, the machine is easily configurable for […]
  • GOEBEL IMS opens new customer innovation and application centre in Italy

    By Converter on April 26, 2018 The commissioning of new machinery and mechanical equipment constitutes a resource intensive process with heavy investments and long-term commitments. Producers and converters thus need to ensure a seamless integration of their new slitting and winding machines into their machine park and production line. GOEBEL IMS, one of the global leaders in innovative slitting and winding solutions with more than […]
  • Safe food transports with Mosca’s EVOLUTION SoniXs MS-6-VA

    By Converter on April 16, 2018
    New strapping machine specially developed for the food industry High-quality stainless steel withstands even adverse conditions Side sealing unit for high reliability Mosca’s new corrosion-resistant EVOLUTION SoniXs MS-6-VA strapping machine with side sealing unit was developed specially for the food industry. It is well-equipped for use both in extreme conditions, such as on board seagoing vessels, or in automated food […]
  • Hamillroad Software approves DuPont Cyrel EASY Plates for use with Bellissima DMS for Flexo

    By Converter on April 10, 2018
    UK based prepress company Hamillroad Software has today announced that DuPont Cyrel EASY Plates have been approved for use with Bellissima Digitally Modulated Screening (DMS) Hamillroad CEO, Andy Cave said: “During the R&D phase for Bellissima DMS, we involved a number of suppliers within the flexographic printing industry. During this process, we were able to test their technologies and find […]

    By Converter on April 10, 2018
    A traditionally authentic crème fraîche from French dairy producer Laiterie d’Etrez is now being packed in the Ecopack pot from RPC Bebo Bouxwiller. The company chose the RPC Bebo solution for its Crème de Bresse AOP thanks to the container’s brand-enhancing high-definition offset printing, which has replaced the In-Mould Labelling of the previous pack The standard 500ml white polypropylene (PP) […]