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Label printing press optimised at all levels

The Gallus Labelmaster is now being delivered with extensive new and optimised features. The new operating concept not only ensures greater user convenience for the machine operator, but also less waste in the daily production.

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Robotics for the printing and packaging industry

Otto Motors, the industrial division of Clearpath Robotics and a provider of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) for production, has signed a partnership agreement with Significans Automation Inc. to bring AMR material handling technology to the Printing and Packaging space in the Americas.

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SIG invests in a new Tech Center Europe

SIG is investing €12 million in a pilot plant of its new Tech Center Europe, which will be located close to SIG’s packaging plants in Linnich, Germany.

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Hubert von Carnap launches production on a Rapida 145

It has only been a few days since the packaging and cardboard processing company Hubert von Carnap, which is based in Windeck, North Rhine-Westphalia, officially launched production on its new sheetfed offset press together with its customers and others who have played a role in the company’s success. And that’s not all: the ceremony provided an occasion to finally celebrate the company’s 150th anniversary, with the celebration that was originally planned having been cancelled following damage due to a fire.

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Prepare your visit to FachPack 2021

The countdown has begun! It’s now only a few more days till FachPack takes place at Exhibition Centre Nuremberg from 28 to 30 September 2021. If you don’t want to miss out on the first major reunion of the packaging industry after two years, now’s the time to quickly get a ticket and start preparing your visit using the myFachPack tool. The packaging community is overjoyed that the leading European trade fair for packaging, processing and technology can take place as a live event.

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Mondi: Hat trick at Austrian Green Packaging Star Awards

Mondi has won three awards for sustainable packaging at the Austrian Green Packaging Star Awards. The annual Green Packaging Star Awards recognise environmentally-friendly packaging and recycling solutions, as well as packaging-related improvements in operational processes in production, logistics, and distribution. The award is presented by Kompack magazine and the Austrian Research Institute for Chemistry and Technology.

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Flint Group announces sale of XSYS to Lone Star affiliate

Flint Group announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its XSYS division (“XSYS”), which specializes in the development and supply of printing plates, sleeves and adapters, and pre-press equipment to the packaging industry, to an affiliate of Lone Star Funds, a global private equity firm (“Lone Star”). The transaction remains subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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I.B.E. installs first Bobst Master DM5 in Italy

The Italian printing company decided that the All-Inline, All-in-One label press would be the perfect investment to optimize label production at its modern facility in Verderio, in the province of Lecco.

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Körber invests in four high-tech Heidelberg machines

In a challenging market environment with growing demands, packaging printer Körber Pharma is going from strength to strength. To achieve its ambitious growth targets and successfully consolidate its position, the group is investing in the latest technology of Heidelberg at its sites in Europe and the United States.

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Chemence Graphics installs Flexcel NX Wide 5080 System

With more than 35 years’ experience in the packaging printing industry, Chemence Graphics pioneered the use of a Kodak Flexcel NX Wide 4260 CTP System in the Spanish market several years ago. The company has now decided to enlarge the format of the laminator and installed a Kodak Flexcel NX Wide 5080 System, also from Miraclon, at its facility in Amposta, Spain.

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Rapida 145 puts on a top performance in packaging production

The coat-of-arms of the Saxon electoral princes is ever-present in Coburg and surroundings. It was in 1353 that Margrave Friedrich III of Meissen inherited the lands which made up the territory known as ‘Pflege Coburg’. The town has only been part of the Free State of Bavaria since 1920. Even so, the fact that a sheetfed offset press built just a few kilometres from Meissen has been in production at Coburger Kartonagenfabrik in Dörfles-Esbach since last year has nothing to do with past traditions.

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Stora Enso wins four ScanStar packaging design awards

Stora Enso has received four Nordic ScanStar awards for convenient, eco-friendly packaging designs that replace plastic. All winning designs are made of renewable wood fiber. This year the ScanStar awards received a total of 32 submissions from the Nordic countries and 14 awards were given out. The jury assessed the level of competition to be high.

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