Posts tagged with ‘packaging’

  • Lineup includes high-volume capsule filler, deep-draw thermoformer and continuous-motion cartoning and strip packaging units

    By Converter on August 30, 2018
    MG America, the U.S. subsidiary of MG2 of Bologna, Italy and a leading supplier of processing and packaging equipment, will showcase a variety of premium equipment at Healthcare Packaging Expo, October 14-17 in Chicago. Booth #W-669 will feature the company’s high-volume continuous-motion PLANETA 100 capsule filler, as well as its Cariba 300 side-load, continuous-motion cartoner, COMAS MNDA1 continuous-motion strip packaging […]
  • Cambrian Packaging commissions innovative university research into 100 per cent recycled plastic

    By Converter on August 30, 2018
    A family-run supplier of bottles and dispensers is leading the way for 100 per cent recycled plastic packaging by working with a university on innovative research Cambrian Packaging, based in Newtown, Wales, has teamed up with Business Wales and the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) to commission the research into rHDPE (recycled high-density polyethylene) polymer at Bangor University. The […]
  • Qualvis creates distinctive packaging for Thomas Fudge’s rebrand

    By Converter on August 28, 2018
    Carton manufacturer, Qualvis, has recently produced a full packaging rebrand for artisan baker, Thomas Fudge’s. Covering their full sweet and savoury biscuit line-up of 7 packs, together with a new range of flatbreads, the packaging includes a fresh logo design and updated illustrations featuring beautiful, bold and colourful graphics by design agency, Big Fish With award-winning in-house facilities, including design, […]
  • Dealers encouraged to unwrap seasonal packaging opportunities

    By Converter on August 20, 2018
    With the end of the summer months set to kick off the Christmas retail period, Antalis is encouraging office dealers to make the most of the seasonal peak to unlock new opportunities in packaging As convenience, in particular, time saving, has become key to consumer demand and has quickly established itself as the norm, according to latest research, in just […]
  • KM Packaging optimises resource efficiency with advanced lidding solutions

    By Converter on August 17, 2018
    KM Packaging, a leading global supplier of flexible packaging and lidding films, has harnessed its leading-edge KPeel range of advanced lidding film solutions to develop new, resource efficient, reduced-plastic packaging The mono-PET film range offers a high-performance, ‘seal and peel’ solution for renewable pulp and pressed board trays, to allow manufacturers to respond to widespread consumer demand for new sustainable […]
  • OPRL’s recyclable packaging design tool goes into final testing

    By Converter on August 9, 2018
    OPRL’s PREP UK packaging design tool goes live this week with UK recycling infrastructure data for testing, ensuring recyclability assessments fully reflect current UK collections and processing infrastructure As part of its support to member signatories of the UK Plastics Pact, OPRL committed to “Launch our sustainable packaging design tool as a standard part of membership, enabling members to meet […]
  • Smurfit Kappa joins two sides sustainability group

    By Converter on August 3, 2018
    Two Sides, a global organisation that promotes the attractiveness and sustainability of paper, welcomes Smurfit Kappa, one of the world’s leading packaging companies, as a new member With increasing consumer concern and media scrutiny on packaging and, in particular, single-use plastics, the world is looking for more sustainable solutions. A recent nationally-representative survey of UK adults, conducted by Two Sides […]
  • Item Products announce move to new premises

    By Converter on July 31, 2018
    Item Products, the Luton-based leading designer and producer of components for the packaging industry, has moved to bigger premises. The new site, which at 3,000sq ft provides double the capacity of their former home, has been purchased outright by the firm in a strategic move Alongside a large storage area, which includes 150 linear metres of racking, the facility benefits […]
  • SICK heaps up the ‘marginal gains’ at PPMA 2018

    By Converter on July 23, 2018
    At PPMA 2018, visitors to the SICK UK stand (A26) will learn how technology developments in smart sensors and machinery safety systems can release latent productivity benefits that help engineers to aggregate ‘marginal gains’ and achieve significant yields in efficiency, throughput and reduced waste SICK will be showcasing its 2D and 3D vision sensors, as well as its comprehensive range […]
  • Honeycomb materials delivering performance and growth in packaging

    By Converter on July 16, 2018
    Experience in packaging EconCore actively licenses its technology for the continuous production of thermoplastic honeycomb core materials, to companies around the world in various industry sectors. The advantage of being able to produce core materials with optimised performance-to-weight ratios, at high speeds, in high volumes, and with the lowest possible costs, has brought the honeycomb structure – once reserved for […]