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Stratus Packaging embraces innovation and automation to deliver more than just labels

When you first visit Stratus Packaging, their claim is clear: “Dress up your packaging”. And when you engage with Isidore Leiser, their CEO, he will quickly tell you how they do it: “We invest in innovation to support our clients who want to do new things which require advanced technology,” he says.? “We not only deliver labels but services and customized advice.”

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Mondi supports Noel Alimentaria to reduce plastic in fresh food packaging

Mondi has partnered with Noel Alimentaria, supporting them and their choice of a paper-based solution for food products that greatly reduces the use of plastic. Mondi worked closely with Noel Alimentaria to identify the best possible packaging solution for their range of plant-based and meat food. The collaboration resulted in Noel Alimentaria choosing Mondi’s PerFORMing paper-based tray to pack its rebranded range of sliced plant-based food and vegetarian burgers ‘Verday’. Verday is used by Marks and Spencer’s for its ‘Plant Kitchen’ range in the UK and supplied to Nordic markets for ham and charcuterie products.

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Retirement of James Siever as ERA Secretary General

The European Rotogravure Association (ERA) is announcing the retirement of its Secretary General, James Siever. Mr. Siever announced his intention to retire on December 31, 2022 to the Board of Directors at a November board meeting. The Association is pleased to announce that Stefani Dhami (photo) will serve as Secretary beginning January 1, 2023.

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Cromograf: Gold innovation award

Over the last decade and a half, Uruguayan flexo packaging prepress trade shop Cromograf has reached beyond its Montevideo base to become a model for similar businesses in Latin America. CEO Alejandra Acosta Salati puts this down to what she describes as the company’s “restless DNA, which is always motivating us to improve. As a result, we have become something of a laboratory of innovation that has driven change in other trade shops.”

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Agfa to debut Jeti Tauro H3300 UHS inkjet printer at C!Print 2023

At C!Print 2023 (France, 31 January – 2 February 2023), Agfa will showcase the fastest version of its high-end multi-pass Jeti Tauro H3300 inkjet printer family with varnish printing. The Jeti Tauro H3300 UV LED hybrid printer family is the perfect solution for larger print service providers, offering 24/7 productivity and award-winning quality at the lowest ink consumption on a wide range of rigid and flexible materials up to 3.3 m. The UHS (ultra-high speed) model achieves an impressive throughput of 905 m2/h.

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Tlačiareň Bardejov opts for print and packaging technologies from Koenig & Bauer

The Slovakian print company Tlaciaren Bardejov was founded 25 years ago. It started out – like so many other print companies – as a small private business. Over the years it has grown to become a mid-size packaging specialist with in-house operations catering to all phases of the production process. Tlaciaren Bardejov has always attached particular importance to customer satisfaction. High printing and finishing quality is the focus of all the company’s activities.

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Holmen Iggesund & Yangi: Collaboration to explore innovative sustainable packaging concepts

Holmen Iggesund and Yangi®, pioneers of dry forming technology, have entered into a long-term agreement to explore opportunities with a new type of sustainable packaging material. Under the agreement, the two companies will engage in close collaboration alongside brands, to further explore the opportunities of biobased and renewable packaging for the cosmetic and beauty industry.

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Mondi celebrates eight WorldStar Awards for outstanding packaging solutions

Mondi has received eight awards in five categories at this year’s WorldStar Global Packaging Awards. The WorldStar Awards recognise the best ideas, innovations and technologies on the market, with a focus on sustainability, product protection and end-user convenience. They are open to entries from packaging companies around the globe.

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Zincografia Empolese and Ario Label Solution: A winning partnership for UV Flexo Printing

Asahi Photoproducts reported that its customers, Zincografia Empolese and Ario Label Solution, have been recognized with a prestigious award from the Italian flexographic association, Associazone Tecnica Italiana per la Flessografia (ATIF), capturing second place for Best UV Flexo printing with their first ever award entry. Zincografia Empolese has over 30 years experiences in the manufacturing of flexo plates for different markets. With locations in San Miniato (PI) and Manerbio (BS) Italy, the network guarantees sales and assistance services all over the country. The winning application, was printed by Ario Label, located in Bergamo, Italy; the company offers complete solutions in the production of adhesive and self-adhesive labels, automatic identification, and self-adhesive packaging.

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Daniela Israel named Vice President, Market Strategy, for BW Integrated Systems

BW Integrated Systems, a BW Packaging Systems company, has announced the addition of Daniela Israel to its executive leadership team. As Vice President, Market Strategy, Israel is responsible for ensuring the continuous alignment of BW Integrated Systems’ solutions with the ever-changing needs of customers in various markets.

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XSYS announces upcoming price increase on nyloflex® products

XSYS has announced an upcoming increase in prices across its nyloflex® product range, which reflects the rise of input costs the industry experienced throughout 2022. Effective 1 February 2023, the company will implement a price increase ranging from 6% to 9% on nyloflex® flexographic printing plates.

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Cartonnages Vaillant tools up with new Expertcut die-cutter from Bobst

The French manufacturer is one of the first in the world to take delivery of the new Expertcut 2.1 Autoplaten® die-cutter with TooLink technology, installed recently to increase productivity and expand opportunities in corrugated board packaging with a wide variety of e-commerce and FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) boxes.

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