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Turkish packaging printer Printpark invests in Speedmaster XL

Printpark Premium Folding Carton is a Turkish family business with around 100 employees that has been operating in Istanbul for 48 years. It is currently run by second generation owners Ferit Dansik and Turan Dansik. Printpark exports its offset printing products to more than 25 countries and is one of the well-known major companies in the Turkish packaging industry and also a winner of several international packaging awards. Its products, whose production and R&D activities are carried out entirely within the company, include high-quality cardboard packaging for the cosmetics, food, chocolate, beverage and textile industries.

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UPM Raflatac and Logopak announce collaboration on linerless solution in print

Label manufacturer UPM Raflatac and industrial labeling and identification solutions provider Logopak have agreed on a collaboration, which provides their customers a robust linerless solution in print and apply labeling. With linerless labeling, omitting the label liner significantly increases the running length and capacity of the label rolls, saves costs, and benefits the environment by reducing the CO2 footprint in production and logistics. As a first step the collaboration will improve especially the automatic labeling of secondary packaging.

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James Cropper partners with sustainable fragrance challenger

Papermaker James Cropper has partnered with a new player in the fragrance market to deliver a circular packaging solution. Complementing BelRebel’s vision of creating a fully eco conscious offer, the fragrance challenger brand selected James Cropper’s Vanguard range of paper to create the boxes for its seven fragrances, as well as the absorbent tester blotters for fragrance evaluation. Containing 30% upcycled fibre, the Vanguard paper gives a second life to recovered fibre and is blended with fresh fibre from sustainable forestry sources to deliver beautiful papers without any compromise on performance or beauty.

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Koenig & Bauer Celmacch: Closing successfully completed

With the official approval for foreign direct investment (FDI) in Italy, the partnership and acquisition of 49 percent of the shares in the Italian Celmacch Group S.r.l. by the German Koenig & Bauer AG, announced on July 22, 2022, has now been completed. The partnership with the Desenzano del Garda-based manufacturer of high-board line flexo presses and rotary die cutters for the corrugated industry expands the Koenig & Bauer Group's extensive portfolio. The new partnership combines over 40 years of experience in the corrugated printing and converting market and more than 200 years of printing technology on various substrates.

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Huhtamaki invests in Emerald Technology Ventures’ sustainable packaging fund

Huhtamaki, a global advanced manufacturer of sustainable packaging solutions, announces its investment in Emerald Technology Ventures’ sustainable packaging fund. As a limited partner, Huhtamaki will help to foster next-generation sustainable packaging solutions and tap into nascent innovation of start-ups.

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Heidelberg showcases Gallus One fully digital label printing system at Labelexpo Americas

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG and its Swiss subsidiary Gallus are showcasing solutions for the growth segment of label printing in their “Your Partner for Label Solutions” exhibit (Stand 3228) at Labelexpo Americas 2022. The fair is taking place from September 13 to 15 in Chicago. One particular highlight is the new fully digital Gallus One label printing system, which is based on the tried-and-tested Gallus Labelmaster press platform. The system is geared toward the cost-efficient and sustainable production of high-quality labels, thereby delivering a reliable return on investment (ROI) for a wide range of customers.

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Sappi enters collaboration with packaging machine manufacturer Kallfass

Packaging paper manufacturer Sappi Europe and packaging machine manufacturer Kallfass have signed a collaboration agreement. As part of the partnership, the two companies are consolidating their expertise to develop a sustainable, paper-based alternative to film-based primary secondary packaging in the non-food packaging sector.

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InterPack

New interpack exhibitor and product database online

Search, find and be found: The exhibitor and product database for interpack 2023 is now available. Here, visitors can get an overview of the unique range of products on site. The exhibitor profile where exhibiting companies can present their businesses in detail is at the heart of the database.

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FachPack

Energy-Saving and sustainable bonding

The guiding topic of this year’s Fachpack in Nuremberg is “Transition in Packaging”, focusing on topics such as digitalization, e-commerce, and sustainability for future-proof packaging solutions. Greater sustainability is being demanded not only by lawmakers but by consumers as well. With its “Green Adhesives” product line, adhesives manufacturer Jowat has the right answer in its trade fair kit for particularly resource-saving bonding processes. In addition to high-performance adhesives using bio-based raw materials, Jowat will be presenting modern, low-temperature hot-melt adhesives at Fachpack that offer significant energy-saving potential as well as high performance and process quality.

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FachPack

Mondi maps out sustainable packaging at Fachpack

Mond will showcase innovative sustainable packaging at this year’s Fachpack, the trade fair for packaging, packaging machinery and packaging design in Nuremberg. The team will demonstrate how Mondi’s customer-centric approach helps customers map their path to sustainability by asking the right questions along the value chain, considering the needs of customers, their products and our planet. During the Fachpack trade fair, Mondi will also present its product highlights to trade visitors in a short 30-minute presentation at the Innovationbox.

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PS PrintService opts for the latest press technology from Koenig & Bauer

PS PrintService has worked with metal decorating presses from Koenig & Bauer MetalPrint ever since it opened its plant in Neuhaus-Schierschnitz in the German state of Thuringia in 2004. Operating as a local, mid-size company, its main business is the decoration and finishing of metal sheets for use in the production of crown corks and aluminium screw caps. In addition, different designs are printed for food packaging of all kinds, as well as fancy cans and tins for cosmetics products.

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Huhtamaki divests its operations in Russia

Huhtamaki has sold its operations in Russia to Espetina Ltd. Espetina is a holding company owned by Alexander Govor and Iury Kushnerov. The transaction includes four manufacturing units in Russia, employing 724 people. On April 14, 2022, Huhtamaki announced its intention to divest its operations in Russia. This followed an earlier decision to stop all investments in Russia at the outbreak of the invasion of Ukraine.

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