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The date for interpack 2023 is set!

The next interpack will take place from 04 to 10 May 2023 at the Düsseldorf Trade Fair Centre. Messe Düsseldorf set this date in agreement with its partners and committees. Interested companies from the packaging sector and the associated processing industry will be able to register online at www.interpack.com from the end of March/beginning of April provided all goes to plan.

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AR Packaging acquires Firstan Holdings Ltd

AR Packaging broadens its offering to the UK food and healthcare customers by adding local folding carton production through the acquisition of Firstan Holdings Ltd, including its subsidiary Firstan Limited. This strategic move makes the Group a key multi-category provider of folding cartons, flexibles and fibre-based containers in the UK.

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The first CorruFLEX off to a successful start

The Thimm Group has successfully installed its first CorruFLEX from Koenig & Bauer. The new press started operating at the works in Sibiu in Romania at the end of last year, marking the fulfilment of a contract signed in December 2019.

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‘Goood’ results for Interquell with Mondi’s paper-based FlexiBags

Mondi is launching two new paper-based bags for German pet food producer Interquell, delivering both “consumer convenience and sustainability benefits”.

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A milestone in sustainable packaging

Sappi will introduce new barrier coating technology for functional paper packaging at its speciality mill in Alfeld, Germany, strengthening its position as a global provider of sustainable paper packaging solutions.

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Mosca: New holding company structure

On January 1st, Mosca GmbH changed its corporate structures and split up into an overarching group company with several subsidiaries that include the following business units: Machinery & Equipment, Strap & Consumables and Sales & Services. The group company forms the strategic framework and comprises key areas such as human resources, purchasing and training.

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InterPrint digitizes label production with Xeikon CX3

InterPrint, a company specialised in the production of adhesive and non-adhesive labels on a variety of substrates, has over 20 years’ experience providing its customers with the best quality service. The company has recently added a Xeikon CX3 to its production plant, a digital label press which uses Cheetah technology to digitally print labels on any material with no need for priming beforehand.

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Flint Group announces launch of XSYS

The new division combines Flint Group Flexographic with Xeikon Prepress to strengthen its total solution offering to the flexographic and letterpress industries with three subdivisions: Plates, Sleeves and Prepress equipment.

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First compostable electrostatic dissipating anti-corrosion film

EcoCortec® announces the “world’s first“ Eco-Corr Film® ESD -  biodegradable, compostable static dissipative films and bags powered by “Nano” VpCI®. This latest film technology is targeted mainly for electronics, telecommunications, packaging, and electric car industries seeking environmentally friendly packaging solutions.

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Manroland Goss acquires Thallo packaging business

On December 17, 2020, the manroland Goss Group, Augsburg, and Contiweb B.V., Boxmeer, The Netherlands, signed a purchase agreement on the sale of the Thallo web-offset packaging business including all Intellectual Property Rights.

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Spanish packaging printing company: Full capacity during the pandemic

Temps Impresores (Temps) based in Massanassa in the Spanish city of Valencia is a young company established in 2004 by three partners. Initially a commercial printing business, the company is now focusing on expanding its offering for packaging printing. It was this that prompted Temps to invest in equipment for folding carton postpress at the beginning of 2020 – shortly before the Covid-19 pandemic started.

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Antiviral technology cleans up packaging hygiene concerns

According to new research, hygiene is now the number one concern for people when it comes to packaging. In the wake of COVID-19, consumers are looking for confidence that the packaging they come into contact with is as safe as it can be. More than three quarters of Britons now consider the hygiene of the products and packaging they interact with and almost half of us believe those concerns for safety and hygiene will remain after the pandemic.

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