When high production capacity and quality matter, you need MWZ 1650G. With advanced gear drive technology, this machine can achieve 5,500 sph for bulk production. Based on R&D’s repeated deliberating and tests, every spare part we choose is for highest yield and quality.
Cepac Rawcliffe Milestone 1,000 Days Accident Free
New Press Cutting Tool – PCT from Zünd Superior Edge Quality and Performance
Another Nozomi for Hinojosa Group Purchases a New EFI digital printer for Cartonajes Bernabéu
Marbach expansion in USA New production site in Michigan City, Indiana, takes shape
Four weeks planned maintenance starting end of August as part of previously announced €340 million investment upgrade to mill New 300,000 tonne per annum kraft top white machine to arrive in 2020
Hawkeye building construction completed BCI Hawkeye?has completed construction of their new facility located in Cedar Falls Industrial Park.
KBA to supply new Rapida seven-color press and two Iberica die cutters at PaperWorks facility in Baldwinsville, NY
Brazilian pulp production falls 3.7% in 1H19; exports in June alone drop 16.8%
LIS choose?Xiamen Fuyin Start up of latest generation flexo printer slotter
Sustainable packaging solutions for fresh produce
Koenig & Bauer and Klingele, together a successful development partnership
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released the July 2019 Containerboard monthly report on 16th August. Containerboard production in July 2019 decreased 7.8% compared to July 2018 and was down 5.3% year-to-date. The average daily production compared to June 2019 was 2.5% higher.The containerboard operating rate increased from 89.1% in June to 89.9%. While the total linerboard rate increased to 88.0%, it has been below 90% in five out of seven months this year.
Thimm Group is continuing its growth path and expanding in Poland. TOP Packaging, the joint venture owned by Thimm Group and located in Tychy in southern Poland, is acquiring United Packaging SA in Skarbimierz, near Wroclaw. The takeover of the plant, with over 100 employees, will be completed after approval by the Polish cartel office. “Our expanded presence in Poland thanks to this acquisition will enable us to provide an even better supply to our Polish and international customers,” said Mathias Schliep, chairman of the Management Board of Thimm Group. “This is also the next step in our Europe-wide competence in supplying prominent consumer goods manufacturers. This will enable us to further develop our company over the medium term and to align ourselves with precision to the needs of regional and multi-regional customers.”
Heavy duty corrugated packaging to see healthy sales as FMCG’s expansion & e-commerce growth offer a collective push
One of Colombia’s leading manufacturing suppliers of flexible packaging, Flex Pack SAS, has installed Flexo Wash technology at its plant in Bogota to help improve the quality of work being produced on its two flexo printing presses.
It is well known that TCY is the world-class equipment manufacturer in corrugated industry.This year marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of TCY. Now the company has 200 employees, covering a floor space of 30,000㎡ . TCY-QS series is the flagship model of high end flexo folder gluer production line, and is therefore very popular among high end users in the market. TCY-QS series boasts the most advanced technology of FFG currently,which has also inherited of DNA of high stability and intelligence. At the moment, TCY-QS series FFG has been installed over 40pcs around the globe.
ECOLOGO Certification for HP inks HP water-based corrugated printing inks can help brands achieve sustainability goals
IP reports Q2 2019 figures Figures slightly lower than Q2 2018
Italian corrugated industry hit by Antitrust Authority €287m of fines issued to major players
Cheshire Anilox invests State of the art interferometry systems by Microdynamics
The cartons produced by Orite are used for a well-known beverage company in China, which the drinks belong to medium and high end in Chinese market . Therefore, the outer package is very important and requires a high production quality. The technical issue in this part is full width printing and big color lump, which a super good dust-removal effect is needed. However, it was originally designed with leave blank and printing blank, there’s no need to require a high registration accuracy. As a result, the overall printing difficulty can be marked as middle&high level.
Klingele Group opens new logistics centre in Werne, Germany
Shanghai Chuangding Mechanical Tech. Co.,Ltd.(Chuangding) is specialized in manufacturing PU consumables&parts applied in packaging machinery and other industries. It has accumulated rich manufacturing experience since its establishment more than a decade ago. Chuangding is adhering to conducting professional R&D and die-making, as well as using PU raw materials imported from the United States, and therefore generating a sound reputation in the industry.
Splicer is a typical configuration for medium and high end corrugator production line.A splicer with stable performance would bring so much benefits for the whole line,such as improving production speed,
Colombian flower grower sees benefits of corrugated Smurfit Kappa’s eCommerce expertise leads to impressive sales growth
Ranpak Automation announces North American launch of EVO Cut’It! automated packing machine
DS Smith introduces solid board solution for arranging, protecting and fixing content inside pharmaceutical box
Kroon choose Boxmatic Dutch converter opts for Solarco machine
Solarco Ecomatic for PH Flexible Robust short run boxmaker adds real value
Walki offers tailored, safe and sustainable coated board grades for all types of to-go packaging
DYSS for Argolin UK-based independent chooses latest digital cutter
Thimm develops corrugated cardboard baking shells for baked meat for Germany-based Nette Papier
Logson Group's Board24 to upgrade two corrugators at its Preston facility, UK
UK's Kite Packaging introduces new temperature controlled chilled packaging range with 100% recyclable and eco-friendly products
SERVOTIMES HD Series is the flagship model of Zhuzhou Sinovan Packaging Technology Co., Ltd(referred to as Sinovan). Sinovan was the first to apply the technology of high graphic, high accuracy and high speed to the printer. For those who manufacture full servo printer, it heavily relies on the experience on servo control so to achieve a reliable stability. As being evolving in this sector for over 19 years, Sinovan is one of the representatives in multi-color full servo printer in China.
Different kinds of cutting blades will be applied for slitter and slotting&scoring unit in a printer. Hengteli is the first blades veteran in China who specialized in slotting knife/cutoff knife. Its products have become the standard configuration among the majority of corrugated equipment manufacturers. Currently, there are many counterfeits in the market,which reflect the high recognition by the public, so to speak. We hope to have more users know about Hengteli through this report,and purchasing directly from the factory.
EFI acquisition completed Siris Capital Group, LLC is new owner
Since its establishment in 1980, Taiwan HSIEH HSU has been committed itself to producing high quality corrugated board production line. Now HSIEH HSU has exported over 1,000 corrugators to the overseas market. It has been widely recognized as a famous corrugator brand globally due to its advanced technology, high quality and after-sale service. Meanwhile HSIEU HSU ranks the top in Chinese market with its large market share and multi-functions. Of all the products series, Energy Center was the then latest model of corrugated board production line launched by HSIEU HSU in 2015.
Bobst to open new facility in Brazil A sign of the company’s commitment to its customers in Brazil and in the wider Latin America region
AR Packaging is first on the market to present a gas tight pressed board tray packaging for chilled foods as a replacement of plastic trays.
Single face corrugated board refers to laminating single flute on the medium.The dry-end is the most complex as well as important part in the production of single face corrugated board, affecting the efficiency of whole production. Normally, the speed of dry-end can barely up to 50-80m/min, the reason for this is due to the stacker. Kaituo corrugator dry end can reach 200m/min, and realize one pile with multi-orders. Meanwhile, the stacker adopts board count, which is able to meet the requirements of single face corrugated board production. Kaituo is one of few of high speed counting stacker suppliers around the world.
Marbach is now able to deliver mplaten|cleaner even more quickly. Thanks to optimisations in the supply chain, the new device, which had initial delivery problems as a result of high demand, can now be supplied within a very short period of time.
Single facer is the core unit of corrugator. It is not only important for high level single facer to meet the demand of high speed and large width at current stage,more than that, its functions should be up to the process standards, so to produce high quality cardboard. SFM30N is the flagship model of Fuli, which is a ultra cost effective single facer developed by fuli after many year’s concerted efforts.
BOBST to supply new EXPERTLINE 1.6 and EXPERTFOLD 165 to G & G Prei?er's new manufacturing site in Pirmasens, Germany
It has a high profit margin to produce AAA heavy duty corrugated board. However,because the hardness and weight is far more than the ordinary cardboard, it is very difficult to turn the heavy duty corrugated board into box .Normally, what has been plagued the box plant is the “cutting process”. The size of box made by AAA heavy duty corrugated cardboard is customized, so the first problem to be solved is cutting. It is not only to consider the cutting accuracy of size, and convenience of operation, but also the floor space.
Sun Automation to announce expansion in Asia-Pacific region
Though baler is not the core part of the complete corrugated packaging production line, it is quite essential. In particular, for those large manufacturer, the baler system will both directly influence the waste transfer efficiency and stability of baler running, but also the working efficiency of each core unit.
Second Expansion for Vanguard Packaging This latest addition is for the U.S. manufacturer's assembly and fulfillment arm
120 years of paper making Mondi ?tětí and Mondi Syktyvkar celebrate milestones
RMM has started the R&D on periphery heating roll 10 years ago, and then gradually put into use to the market, according to a research from CORRFACE. In 2015, due to the implementation of strict regulation policy launched by the Chinese government on environment protection, the manufacturing companies were banned to invest on new boilers and the old ones were phased out, coal fossil were also restricted as the resource. These moves had push the corrugated packaging enterprises switched to the new heating mode.
Fixed type printer is the major mode in corrugated box production. It can help change order without stopping the machine, so to greatly enhance the production efficiency. The T-FS fixed type printer is considered as one of the popular types in Chinese printer market. The main reason is due to its multi-functions, stable operation and high automation. Besides, TAI YI adopts the origin feeding table and doctor system from American SUN AUTOMATION, which guaranteed a stable operation and printing quality.
A Fully Circular Business Sustainability Goals at Smurfit Kappa
Valmet will supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild for Stora Enso at its Oulu Mill in Finland. In the project, originally Valmet-supplied paper machine PM 7, which is currently producing fine papers, will be rebuilt to produce high-quality virgin-fiber-based kraftliner grades.
Starch is one of the most important factors in the production of corrugated board. If without an advanced starch kitchen, though equipped with a high end corrugated production line, it will not only fail to use the advantage of corrugator, but will cause cardboard quality problems.
New U.S. Containerboard Mill Announced Recycled mill to open in Utah in 2022
Full servo driven is adopted, ORITE HD open-close type flexo printer is the flagship model of Shanghai Jinchang Carton Machinery Manufacture(referred to as Jinchang), it is very popular among European American and Southeast Asia countries due to its super high cost-effective price. ORITE series has introduced lead edge sheet feeding system that developed by Jinchang and free pressure sheet transfer, meeting the requirements of high accuracy sheet feeding and therefore greatly enhanced the sheet compressive strength. It is one of few top&bottom-oriented printing equipment in Chinese market.
Laminacorr choose Redline Diecut Global makes latest installation in Canada
Digital print for packaging is worth $13.2 billion in 2017, and will climb to $23.2 billion in 2022, according to the latest exclusive research from Smithers Pira. As such it represents a key growth area for the print industry, as well as opening new market opportunities for packaging converters and their brand customers.
UK-based corrugated packaging producer Cepac unveils new range of exciting and adaptable packaging solutions for ecommerce market
Developed by Wanlian, SFP35 is a high speed single facer with max speed 350m/min, width 2500/2800mm, which can meet various needs in the market. It is an ideal choice for those companies who aim at high speed and large width. In addition, SFP35 is of high intelligence which can load/unload data, automatically adjust gluing volume, rollers gap and pressure in accordance with materials and speed.
Apple growers benefit from digital print Melinda uses HP PageWide technology to leverage the power of packaging with a new campaign dedicated to farmers
Mondi provides its natural brown paper trays for REWE Group's new organic premium cheese brand Ja! Natürlich
VPK’s Rigid Containers installs new Bahmueller TURBOX BTX2300 folder gluer at its site in Wellington, UK
The BoxMaker receives G7 certification With the HP PageWide C500 digital corrugated press
Efficient Converting at Reedbut Group The benefits of 'Corrugate Matrix'
New Common Stock service Mets? Board to establish faster availability for white Kraftliners
Smurfit Kappa invests at Roermond To meet growing demand for paper-based packaging
New robotic pre-feeder for digital Serra Industries launches latest innovation
‘Packaging Masterclass’ Bobst to host event for brand owners
Innovative eCommerce packaging Smurfit Kappa designs solution for Latin American egg provider
Machine Update at Ajin P&P in Korea Increases Fluting Capacity
Changes at Axis Corrugated U.S. sheet plant appoints sales director, expands capacity
AF&PA release May Containerboard Stats Down 6% on last year
Eterna for Boxes & Packaging (Leicester) M&K Trading installs PE1620SA-Extra flat bed die-cutter
C&T Matrix Extends Range New Sizes for its Steel Cutting Plates
Cascades-Piscataway Sets Record New U.S. plant sets multiple production records on a BHS Corrugated corrugator
Big Ass Fans launch Powerfoil D Latest product for harsh industrial environments
Rondo Ganahl choose Turbox Install BTX 1450 gluer from Bahmuller
Unicorr expansion Chooses Gopfert Evolution HBL rotary die-cutter
DS Smith continues expansion in US New headquarters in Atlanta
Cartonajes Santorroman takes big step Installs first Digital Inspection Table in Spain
Turbox for Wolf Wellpappe German independent choose Bahmüller gluer
Deal now ratified Fosber and Tiru?a sign contracts for shareholding agreement
Canadian Converter Purchases Barberán Jetmaster Will be installed in the fall
Stora Enso’s eco-friendly product for fresh fish packaging, EcoFishBox, continues to gain traction in the Nordic market. The latest company to make the switch from EPS packaging (expanded polystyrene) to EcoFishBox? is Finnish fish packaging company Tuomaan Kalatukku.
Global packaging leader Smurfit Kappa is investing in a series of upgrades to its flagship kraftliner mill in Pite?, Sweden.
UK-based GTS (Europe) Ltd has recently launched the GTS Boxstar to the European market, a simple to use, entry level boxmaker. The company will be showing the machine for the very first time at the upcoming UK Corrugated & Print Show in Liverpool on 24th and 25th June, hosted by the UK Sheet Plant Association and FESPA, alongside a Solarco machine.
Spain-based Ability Dise?o Gráfico, a leading company dedicated to the production of high-quality flexographic clichés, is using the HP Scitex 11000 to meet the ever-growing demands of customers and expand its business.
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has confirmed they have signed an agreement to provide ND Paper with $1.7m in tax credits over three years to support the company’s expansion at its Biron division, with a project that is expected to create 27 new jobs.
Mirzamani Trading has entered into a collaboration?bcm transtech?that will help expand the reach of the storage and handling solutions for flexo stereos, printing sleeves, flat bed and rotary dies?in Iran.
Dunapack Packaging, part of Austrian?Prinzhorn Group, has completed the first step of its plant upgrade at Sfantu Gheorghe, 200 km north of Bucharest in Romania.
Giovanni Bettini, Sales Director of MHI Europe, has confirmed that the company recently signed a contract with NKBK for the supply of a four colour EVOL 100 flexo folder gluer. The contract was signed on 20 March and this will be the second EVOL 100 to be run by NKBK.
Gissler & Pass, the German corrugated packaging and displays producer, has implemented?OMP for Packaging?to improve its supply chain planning.?The company was looking to introduce state-of-the-art planning processes to?improve service levels and support production?in all its sites.
In February, BHS Corrugated presented a Platinum Performer Award to Alliance Sheets in Bristol, Indiana. The sheet feeder ran what is believed to be the highest corrugator output for a 24-hour day: 13,177,262 sq ft. This was done on its 132-inch corrugator, the first 132-inch machine in North America. In achieving this record, the plant had 246 order changes with 60 grade changes. Brad Johnson of BHS
The relationship between New Aerodinamica and ICO goes back many years. New Aerodinamica - which celebrates its 35th anniversary this year - started working with ICO when this leading Italian corrugated producer was looking for a suitable solution for industrial aspiration.
Smurfit Kappa has announced the winners of its first ever Better Planet Packaging Design Challenge. The competition, which attracted over 300 entries, was part of the company’s drive to provide a collaborative platform to solve one of the biggest challenges in the packaging industry – to reduce the amount of non-recyclable waste that is generated every day.
Apex North America continues its expansion in the North American market with the addition of a 7M ALE Laser Engraving Machine and a 4.5M Full CNC Machine. These machines are unique to the company allowing precise
Swanline Paper & Boardhas collaborated withBladen Boxto provide a more environmentally friendly POS solution for a leading grocery retailer. Floor standing display units sited within supermarkets usually sit within a mop tray – a plastic tray designed to protect the display from water damage when
Valmet are to supply key board making technologies to Kraft of Asia Paperboard & Packaging for its new containerboard machine, which will be located in Phu My, Vietnam. Kraft of
UK-based?Durham Box?has made another major investment, this time in an EFI Nozomi C18000 digital press. The company?announced its plans at the recent?FESPA Global
At CITO-SYSTEM GmbH, progress continues. Cutting and creasing processes are optimised and tools and materials are developed further as needed. The company provides support with experience, know-how and training. The R & D department uses state-of-the-art high-speed video,
Jimmy Hsiao, President and CEO of Weipong Machinery, has confirmed the appointment of GTS (Europe) Ltd as its new agent-at-large in Europe. GTS (Europe) Ltd will work
The?American Forest & Paper Association?has confirmed that 68.1% of paper consumed in the U.S. was recovered for recycling in 2018.
The high-productivity, high-quality, direct-to-board digital corrugated packaging capabilities of the EFI Nozomi C18000 has inspired Arkansas entrepreneurs James, Troy and Justin Best to launch?Precision Digital Printing.
Welch Packaging, a multi-site family owned business concentrated in the Midwest U.S., has acquired Heritage Packaging, a supplier of corrugated packaging and supplies located in Lincoln, Illinois. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Visy’s new corrugated packaging facility in Truganina, Australia was officially opened on 9th April by the Hon Daniel Andrews MP, Premier of Victoria, accompanied by Visy Executive Chairman, Anthony Pratt, and the Pratt family，guests included Visy management, customers and government delegates.
In what looks like an unintended consequence, China’s recent ban on importing rubbish for recycling looks set to have an impact on the European corrugated waste market. That’s the view of the experts at NOA, who specialise in market research into the paper packaging sector.
SUN Automation Group confirmed its continued expansion in the Asia-Pacific region and highlighted its innovations at SinoCorrugated 2019 in Shanghai, China.
Kadant Solutions, a division of Kadant Inc., announced the launch of its nForce doctor blade, the latest advancement in nanotechnology-enhanced composite doctor blades.
Growing with the heavyweights of the German economy， Mondi has unveiled further investment plans boosting its Heavy Duty corrugated portfolio - a product range serving key industries in the German economy with sustainable packaging and logistic solutions.
Savco, a fast-growing distributor of fresh produce in Canada and the US, will speed farm-to-store delivery of its H2O Melon watermelon brand this season using giant, digitally printed corrugated bins, a new packaging application produced on HP technology.
JB Machinery and Suba Solutions took the opportunity during the recent Sino-Corrugated in Shanghai, China, to formalize their agency agreement for Suba’s exclusive representation of the complete JB product portfolio for the Indian market.
Having been active in the territory for several years already, MHI continues to expand its after sales support in Russia. With five EVOL flexo folder gluers now sold in the region and an order for the first single facer received recently, MHI had explained to customers that it would continue to invest in engineering support for the region, as numbers of installations grew.
Thimm is further developing its production facilities centrally located in Sibiu, Romania with an extensive investment package. The core of the expansion is the installation of a new, high out-put corrugator. The machine was commissioned in mid-April and triples the capacity for the manufacture of corrugated board.
DS Smith and energy provider E.ON（one of UK’s leading power and gas companies） have announced the signing of a major agreement to construct a state-of-the-art combined heat and power (CHP) facility at Kemsley Paper Mill in Kent, England.
Coo T. DeNicola, President of Amtech Software, has confirmed the sale of EnCore, Amtech’s comprehensive packaging industry software system, to Berenz Packaging Corp.,a sheet plant headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. EnCore is a highly integrated, web-based software solution for the box industry. Modules cover all aspects of sales,
Flexo Concepts has partnered with Brazilian learning institute, SENAI-Cecoteg, to advance the flexo printing industry in the region.
Valley Container, a family owned and operated corrugated sheet plant for specialty display and packaging solutions, continues its growth in the paper packaging space with the addition of the Durst Delta WT 250, a corrugated printer featuring eco-friendly Durst Water Technology. It is suited for a range of applications and offers the ability to produce high quality output in standard or custom sizes from a batch size of one.
Karstedt Partners has released a groundbreaking study, ‘Benchmarking Digital Printing for North American Corrugated Packaging and Displays’, designed to provide near real-time data and guidance to converters, technology developers and suppliers to assist in future/current strategy development.
Cito GmbH now offers a comprehensive range of solid rubber profiles for optimum processing of corrugated board. Solid rubber profiles stand for clean and exact cut edges as well as perfect creases. The colour coding of the materials facilitate visual quality control. All profiles are available as self-adhesive EasyFix variants and are certified as safe for the production of food packaging.
In the morning of April 27th,Baoding city packaging industry innovation strategy alliance(shortened as alliance) and Baoding city packaging association(shortened as association) and Shandong Century Machinery carried out first lesson about die cutting machine technology training.
On 20 March 2019, MHI Europe signed a contract with NKBK for a 60H single facer, which has a maximum speed of 450mpm. “This will be the first high-speed Mitsubishi single facer in Russia and it is fitting that we have extended our relationship with one of Russia’s largest corrugated producers — NKBK — as they were also the first company in Russia to purchase an EVOL flexo folder gluer from Mitsubishi,” says Giovanni Bettini, Sales Director of MHI Europe.
Chris Bywater, Director of Manchester, UK-based TG Nuttall Packaging Ltd, has confirmed the company has signed an order for a three colour flexo folder gluer with rotary die-cut unit from Weipong Machinery Co Ltd (Taiwan). The machine, which will be installed in July, was sold by Weipong’s agent, GTS (Europe) Ltd.
Fosber is a leading global supplier for the design, construction and installation of complete lines for corrguated board packaging. Originally founded in Lucca in 1978, the Fosber Group today supplies complete corrugators and major machine upgrades globally with a total dedication to quality and customer service.
Since its establishment 25 years ago, the year 2019 is special for Dasong, as it has been focused on its image upgrading since 2017. So, what new brand image and marketing strategies will Dasong bring to this 2019 SinoCorrugated exhibition?
In the previous article, we have introduced the basic configuration and technical parameters of the Glory 2504, as well as its large-format design and one-button management in enhancing the productivity of corrugated board printing. In this article, we will focus on the Glory 2504's high-speed printing performance and high-speed print quality, as well as their work principles.
The amount of paper and cardboard packaging now recycled in Europe has reached a record high, according to figures recently released by the European Union (EU) ahead of Global Recycling Day (18 March 2019).
Demand for retail-ready corrugated displays is projected to increase 3.2% annually to $1.8 billion in 2023. Gains will be restrained by the limited amount of floor space that can be occupied by displays, especially because most stores already use displays in the areas to which they are suited, such as end-caps and in large walkways between aisles. They do not limit visibility of other products or prevent customers from comfortably walking or pushing a shopping cart in these areas.
SinoCorrugated 2019 will be held from April 8th to 11th at the Shanghai New International Expo Center. Handway Industrial will bring the three digital press: Glory 2504, HighJet 2500A, HighJet2500B, to this expo at that time. Handway Industrial warmly invites you to our booth N4-C50 to witness the innovative technologies and charm of digital printing!
UK-based Diecut Global confirms the successful installation in Ecuador of an Automatic Redline 1500 die-cutter (1500 x 1100) with specialised features. It runs at 5500 sheets per hour with a non-stop feeding system and non-stop delivery.
From April 8th to 11th, SinoCorrugated expo will be held in Shanghai New International Centre (SNIEC). SinoCorrugated is the world’s leading events business, enhancing the power of face to face through data and digital tools at over 500 events a year in 30 countries, attracting more than 7m participants from Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific.
TAIWAN HSIEH HSU WILL JOIN 2019 SHANGHAI SINO-CORRUGATED , IN HALL 5 OUR BOOTH NO N5C50
Coo T. DeNicola, President of Amtech Software, has confirmed the sale of EnCore, Amtech’s comprehensive packaging industry software system, to Berenz Packaging Corp.,a sheet plant headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. EnCore is a highly integrated, web-based software solution for the box industry
BOBST specialists will be on hand at the BOBST stand #1634 in Hall A5 at ICE Europe 2019 to discuss the latest technology developments aimed at supporting the growing industry’s need for sustainability and pledge towards recyclability of packaging materials.
BOBST will feature some of its most efficient solutions for boosting productivity at EXPOGRáFICA 2019, taking place in Mexico City from 5th – 8th March. NOVACUT 106 ER is a very cost-effective die-cutter with an in-line blank separation to deliver piles of blanks straight to the folder-gluer.
A fifth consecutive price drop on monthly US unbleached kraft linerboard appeared in place this week, with contacts claiming that levels fell once again to Mexico, South and Central America, China, and southern Europe.
Located in Brodnica in Poland, Wok is one of the leading privately owned Polish companies producing corrugated packaging Wytwórnia Opakowań Kartonowych (Wok) is a family owned company whose origins date back to 1991.
Demand for folding cartons is expected to grow 3.9% per year through 2022 to $12.8 billion. In 2018, the Trump administration levied a 10% tariff on folding cartons from China that was scheduled to increase to 25% on January 1, 2019; however, in December 2018, China and the U.S. agreed on a temporary suspension of tariff increases. If tariffs continue to rise as planned, they will result in increases in domestic production as well as a more rapid transition to flexible packaging formats.
Tetra Pak is an early adopter in the food and beverage carton industry of full-colour digital printing on its carton packages, working in collaboration with Koenig & Bauer. The digital printing technology will simplify the complexity of design handling, reducing time from design to print and opening up new opportunities for flexibility in order placement and product customisation
Printing industry leaders, including corrugated and folding carton converters, found cutting-edge digital technology solutions at EFI (Electronics for Imaging, Inc.) Connect 2019, Jan. 22-24 at the Wynn Las Vegas.
Emerson’s Model 1210 Crush Tester is a robust, rigid support, single column type compression tester designed to determine the compressive strength of various material samples for many industries
Smurfit Kappa has called on the world’s innovation community to contribute to the development of the sustainable packaging solutions of the future. The packaging leader has launched a new competition as part of its drive to solve one of the biggest challenges in the packaging industry – to reduce the amount of non-recyclable waste that is generated every day. :
Demand for folding cartons is expected to grow 3.9% per year through 2022 to $12.8 billion. In 2018, the Trump administration levied a 10% tariff on folding cartons from China that was scheduled to increase to 25% on January 1, 2019; however, in December .
UK based Ready Case Ltd has invested in a Bobst Expertfold 165 folder-gluer to increase productivity and provide extra capacity as it looks to the future with a programme of expansion. The investment is part of a forward-thinking strategy to grow and expand the business and to capitalise on new opportunities while ensuring both quality and turnaround times remain excellent. This is the company’s first investment with Bobst.
Baysek all set for another solid show “Since attending the first CCE International back in 2013, we have installed five new C-170’s in the EU and one in Africa,” explains Mark Helbach, CEO of Baysek Machines Inc. “Given current conversation and relationships, more EU potentials are projected to become customers in 2019.
To improve die-cutter productivity All converters are looking to improve their set-up times, but many overlook one important point that influences this. Rust builds up inside the platen (on the upper and lower beam) and is a continuous process. The rust molecules have a thickness 10 times more than iron and are not stable. Rust, combined with dust and lubricants creates unstable zones in the machine and results in more patching time,
Esa Koski, Executive Vice President at Emba Machinery AB, has confirmed an agreement with NKBK for an 175 QS Ultima. The contract was signed in December and the machine will be installed at NKBK′s plant in Naberezhnye Chelny.
E-commerce, sustainability and digital printing help demand for corrugated to grow 3.5% to 4% annually, says a new study, The Future of Corrugated Packaging to 2023, from Smithers-Pira. Growth rates for corrugated have dropped from more than 7% annually between 2009 and 2010 to just 3.4% per annum on average from 2011 to 2017, as the industry came out of the global recession.
Smurfit Kappa has created a new range of corrugated toys for the lions and tigers in a Polish zoo. The packaging leader was approached by a zoo in the Polish town of Cz?uchówz with a special request for the big cats.
Automatan, LLC of Plover, Wisconsin, and Systec Conveyor Corp. of Indianapolis, Indiana, are merging their business operations under the new name, Inspire Automation.
Continuing to make impressive progress within a competitive waste management sector, UK based Mick George Ltd has caught the eye once again, adding to its ever-expanding equipment list in a bid to further improve efficiencies for its clients, while satisfying the growing quality sanctions imposed by China.
Smurfit Kappa has significantly expanded its position in France with the acquisition of Papcart, a specialist in offset printing and conversion of folding carton and corrugated consumer packaging,
The country's one the leading paper manufacturing company, Century Pulp & Paper took another initiative with its strong focus on hygiene and health by launching an innovative product, Biodegradable cellulose film “Natura Wrap” at Company’s Plant in Lalkua.
Kyiv Cardboard and Paper Mill PJSC is an important player in the global packaging market. For their prototyping operations, the company recently invested in Zünd digital cutting technology. The move to digital cutting has resulted in significantly shorter development times and the quality of the prototypes is significantly enhanced.
Dasong（RMM） Group has opened a new corrugating and pressure roll factory in Shanghai as part of plans to increase the group’s roll manufacturing and regrinding capacity by more than 60% over the next five years. The company also has plans to expand production operations overseas in Southeast Asia and Europe. Located between Shanghai’s Pudong and Hongqiao airports, the new plant is 33,300 sqm in area and twice the size of the old factory which it has replaced