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Feldmuehle: Energy surcharge of 100 euros per tonne

Due to the intermediately increased input costs of energy and gas, Feldmuehle is forced to implement a temporarily energy surcharge of 100 euros per tonne for all its products as of 18th October 2021 deliveries. The surcharge is coming on top of already announced 10% increase from October and will remain until energy and gas levels will come down to a reasonable level.

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Positioned flexibly for the future

The task of placing an ever increasing number of inserts in a wide variety of combinations led to a comprehensive investment programme at Rheinisch-Bergische Druckerei. New inserting technology, significantly more hoppers and an optimal system layout have given the Düsseldorf-based company much greater flexibility in its mailroom.

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Jane Goodall Institute Austria selects Mondi

Mondi has been chosen by the Jane Goodall Institute Austria as the supplier for the first issue of their new annual magazine Be inspired using Mondi's premium recycled paper brand Nautilus®.

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Rossmann Group invests in Koenig & Bauer CorruCut

Romcarton S.A., a member of the French Rossmann Group, is investing in a CorruCut from Koenig & Bauer. With seven printing units, it will be the longest CorruCut made to date. The machine is scheduled for commissioning by summer of next year, when it will begin production in Popesti-Leordeni near the Romanian capital, Bucharest, at one of the largest and most modern box plants in Southeast Europe.

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Agfa, Interprint and Koenig & Bauer partner for digital décor printing

Décor paper printing company Interprint expands its product range by deploying Agfa’s water-based pigmented inkjet ink set on two of its single-pass high-speed Koenig & Bauer RotaJet presses. Interprint recently invested in a third RotaJet system, their second one of the latest generation. Both of these are now running on the same Agfa ink set.

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Spicy packaging wins design competition PIDA

The BillerudKorsnäs design competition PIDA has been completed. The overall winner is the French entry “Respice” made by the three design students Romane Bazile, Jeanne Douchet and Marion Braconnier from IUT Reims. The winning concept challenges conventional packaging and awakens the senses.

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Agfa: Pinnacle Product Award for Jeti Tauro H3300 LED

Innovation reigns supreme at Agfa as its Jeti Tauro H3300 LED conquered a coveted Pinnacle Product Award from Printing United Alliance. The Jeti Tauro H3300 won in the UV/Latex Hybrid category (more than $500K).

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Heidelberg joins 4evergreen

By joining the international alliance 4evergreen, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is affirming it is fully committed to environmentally friendly products and technologies. Handling natural resources sustainably and continuously improving circularity, that is to say the circular economy, are key concerns in the growing packaging segment.

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Kodak honored with Pinnacle InterTech Award

Kodak is proud to be honored with the Pinnacle InterTech Award for its Sonora Xtra Process Free Plates, which improve sustainability and profitability for even the most demanding printing operations. The Pinnacle InterTech Awards are sponsored by Printing United Alliance and recognize innovative technologies which are expected to have a major impact on the graphic communications and related industries.

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Archroma announces general price increase

Effective 01 October 2021, Archroma will increase the prices of its products by up to 0.25 USD per kg. These adjustments will apply to all Archroma products globally. The increase is necessary to offset the ongoing exceptionally high freight and logistics costs.

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Paper-based thermal protection for cold chain solutions

The market for cold chain packaging is expected to grow by 19.4% from 2020 to 2027. To meet this growing demand, Ranpak is providing customers with a range of paper-based thermal protection solutions that are cost-efficient and sustainable.

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Kartonpack boosts productivity with Speedmaster CX 104

Founded in Debrecen in 1952, the Hungarian folding carton manufacturer Kartonpack Dobozipari Nyrt. (Kartonpack) currently employs over 100 staff. Working in close collaboration with its customers and over 200 suppliers, the company makes packaging for local and multinational pharmaceutical businesses, the cosmetics sector, and the food industry.

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