Package Printing News

Smart and sustainable packaging for monthly subscription box

Luxury packaging specialist Pollard Boxes has created a stylish, sustainable and smart presentation box for the Limited Edition lookfantastic® beauty subscription box in collaboration with the environmentally conscious REN Clean Skincare. Already proud to be cruelty free, REN’s current aim is to be waste free by the end of 2021; so lookfantastic® wanted a pack that was either recycled, recyclable or reusable to fit with the REN brand ethos.

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Beta testing of the new Tau 510 RSCi successfully completed

Durst and All4Labels Global Packaging Group announce successful beta testing of Durst’s new Tau 510 RSCi at All4Labels in Gebesee, Germany.

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Saica Pack Dublin starts up a Rapida 106 with 15 printing and finishing units

A few days ago, a new Rapida 106 went into production at Saica Pack Dublin. The press in question is an individually tailored medium-format installation (for sheet formats up to 740 x 1,060 mm) with a total of 15 printing and finishing units and an overall length of 32 metres.

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Indian Printers grow with Equipment from Heidelberg Shanghai

The Speedmaster CS 92 is popular with commercial and packaging printers in Asia and India. The sheet format, plate size and other features are the right answer to the needs of a printing market in which, print runs are smaller and job changes are becoming more frequent. Thanks to the investment in sheetfed offset technology from Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg); the print shops in new and emerging markets are increasing their productivity and reducing production costs.

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W&H: Flexcel NX Ultra Solution moves to new home

Renovations at the Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H) Technology Center in Lengerich, Germany, have been completed, and included moving their in-house prepress technology – a Kodak Flexcel NX Ultra Solution from Miraclon – to a brand-new plate room for quicker and easier accessibility.

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Reliable food safety: PKV production certified again

The production of paper and cardboard from Varel is now certified by TÜV according to the ISO 22000 standard, which is important for the food industry. This means that the demanding hygiene management of PKV production, which has already been certified, meets a new standard that is recognised worldwide in the industry.

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Evo XD for Morocco

Multisac SA is a relatively young company that is active in the field of flexible packaging. Operating from its headquarters near Casablanca in Morocco, it is currently enjoying a dynamic growth phase, and has earned itself an excellent reputation among its customers. This made expanding its production capacity with a new Evo XD press from Koenig & Bauer the next logical step for the company to take.

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Tasteful, playful packaging concept won BillerudKorsnäs’ design competition PIDA Sweden

The winners of BillerudKorsnäs’ design competition PIDA Sweden – Packaging Impact Design Award – have been selected. The finest prize of the the competition, PIDA Gold Award, went to design students Jenny Noshi, Anna Carlén, Moa Tillbom and Martin Lilius from Nackademin. Their winning packaging project “Lost in Senses” is designed for a tea set and a whole tea experience.

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Eson Pac opts for future-oriented sheetfed offset technology from Koenig & Bauer

Over the past 18 months, Swedish pharmaceuticals packaging specialist Eson Pac has invested heavily in both its label and leaflet production capacities. This modernisation strategy has now been continued with the company’s purchase of an 18,000 sph Rapida 106 X for cardboard packaging printing.

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FachPack

FACHPACK 2021: Ready to go!

In its cabinet meeting on May 18, 2021, the Bavarian State Government decided on further easing of the Corona measures and named a clear opening perspective for the trade fair industry: if the infection situation continues to develop in a positive way, the resumption of trade fair operations is possible by September 1, 2021 at the latest. For FACHPACK, European Trade Fair for Packaging, Technology and Processes, which will be held in Nuremberg from September 28-30, 2021, this decision comes at the right time.

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Innovative use of non-animal adhesives at Swedbrand

Swedbrand Group, packaging partner to some of the world’s most iconic brands, reported that its new converting plant in Poland, producing premium customized rigid boxes for luxury products, has implemented the exclusive use of dextrine plant-based adhesives. These adhesives are natural, biodegradable, recyclable and vegan friendly and are used in lieu of conventional glues made from animal byproducts. They are typically manufactured from potato starch, are water-based, use no solvents and are compliant with both European and U.S. food contact regulations.

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Gallus launches Labelfire Diamond Core Series

High productivity combined with perfect quality is the USP of the Gallus Labelfire. In order to meet constantly changing customer demands Gallus is launching the Diamond Core Series. From now on, four models of the Gallus Labelfire are available, concisely and clearly defined and tailored to the different market requirements. Digital white with high opacity is optionally available for all models.

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