Posts tagged with ‘Flexible Packaging’

  • Mondi sets its sights on the global ice cream packaging market

    By Converter on November 9, 2018
    Mondi plunged head first into that market via its July 2016 acquisition of Turkish flexible packaging manufacturer Kalenobel, with that firm’s Istanbul headquarters and pair of production facilities in the northern Turkish city of Kirklareli. Key factors such as seasonality, varied consumer behaviour, and novel production technology tend to make the ice cream packaging business a different animal from other […]
  • Successful introduction of strategic alliance: Fibope Portuguesa commissions two machines for converting shrink film

    By Converter on July 13, 2018
    IMS Technologies with its brand GoebelIMS and Laem System, disclosed their strategic partnership at Print4All. Now, only shortly after, the two partnering machine manufacturers are delighted to announce the commissioning of two machines by Fibope Portuguesa. The renowned client produces flexible packaging films and is part of the Canadian Intertape Polymer Group Inc. (IPG). IPG is one of the global […]
  • Clondalkin flexible packaging Bury launches recycled shrink sleeve

    By Converter on February 28, 2018
    Market leading shrink sleeve manufacturer Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury (formerly Chadwicks) has announced it is one of the first UK companies to introduce a shrink sleeve that contains post-consumer recycled content (PCR) which reduces landfill waste, greenhouse gases and energy consumption The PCR does not impact on the quality of the finished product which means that the film clarity, print […]
  • Custom printed products brings digital in-house

    By Converter on February 26, 2018
    Custom printed products adds digital capability with Mark Andy Digital One Label and flexible packaging manufacturer, Custom Printed Products has added digital capability to its business through the acquisition of a Mark Andy Digital One. Richard Nicholson, President, Custom Printed Products was first exposed to the inline digital label press in the Fall of 2016 and purchased in October 2016. […]
  • Flex films launches all new high barrier metallised polyester film

    By Converter on February 6, 2018
    Metallised Polyester Films are increasing in popularity for imparting high barrier properties to laminated flexible packaging structures. However, it has been often experienced that poor adhesion of metal with the base polyester film can result in laminate failure, thereby decreasing product performance There has been an increasing demand for cost-effective films with high metal adhesion for superior barrier applications in […]
  • Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury invests in new heat seal machine

    By Converter on January 31, 2018
    Die-cut lid manufacturer Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury (formerly Chadwicks) has invested in a new heat seal machine to improve in-house product testing In order to provide the best level of quality and product reliability to customers, Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury has an ongoing capital expenditure strategy to improve internal testing equipment. The latest investment in a new heat seal machine […]
  • MPS to make bold strides into Asia in 2018

    By Converter on December 22, 2017
    As the next step in MPS’ strategy to expand local presence in Asia, the Dutch-based narrow-web press manufacturer will establish an official Asia branch office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, early in 2018. Leading operations of the new branch will be Tim Klappe, who joined MPS on December 1, 2017 as managing director Asia Pacific. Living and working in Asia for […]
  • Global standard in corrosion protection packaging

    By Converter on December 22, 2017
    Cortec’s 130 series of products is represented by flexible packaging materials that combine VpCI corrosion protection, cushioning and desiccant action, plus antistatic capabilities, enabling customers to eliminate expensive and hazardous rust preventatives.  All materials used in 130 series of products are safe for the environment and do not contain any harmful toxic compounds like nitrites and chromates. Parts protected with […]
  • Fusion Flexibles supplies printed bags for Star Wars collector’s editions of Empire Magazine

    By Converter on December 12, 2017
    Fusion Flexibles, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers, converters and printers of flexible packaging products for the publishing, security, food and mailing markets, has recently supplied striking metallised film laminate bags for two exclusive Star Wars: The Last Jedi collector’s editions of Bauer Media’s movie magazine, Empire. The light and dark themed covers, featuring Rey (Daisy Ridley) and Kylo Ren […]
  • Sun Chemical to increase prices

    By Converter on December 1, 2017
    Sun Chemical will increase its prices on liquid inks and coatings for flexible packaging from January 1, 2018, affecting its customers across all regions. The percentage increase will be in the high single digits and will vary depending on the product composition and product line. Sun Chemical will communicate specific increases with its customers directly. Since the end of 2016, […]