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25 Jan 2021
UPM Raflatac scales up linerless labelstock production

UPM Raflatac is strengthening its position in the fast-growing linerless labelstock market by scaling up its production capacity and building…

UPM Raflatac scales up linerless labelstock production

UPM Raflatac is strengthening its position in the fast-growing linerless labelstock market by scaling up its production capacity and building a new production line in Nowa Wies, Poland. Direct Thermal (DT) linerless labelling is a cost-efficient and sustainable alternative to traditional label stock. Gaining ground Driven by sustainability trends and…

22 Jan 2021
First commercially available recycled direct thermal paper labels launched

Avery Dennison has introduced rDT, the first commercially available direct thermal paper labels to contain recycled post-consumer waste. Direct thermal…

First commercially available recycled direct thermal paper labels launched

Avery Dennison has introduced rDT, the first commercially available direct thermal paper labels to contain recycled post-consumer waste. Direct thermal (DT) paper is a popular material due to its ease of use, high print speed, high image resolution, and wide range of compatible printers. Avery Dennison’s new rDT is the…

13 Jan 2021
New GEA PowerPak PLUS includes a more sustainable packaging option

GEA has added a new dimension of versatility to the PowerPak PLUS by making it possible to use a more…

New GEA PowerPak PLUS includes a more sustainable packaging option

GEA has added a new dimension of versatility to the PowerPak PLUS by making it possible to use a more sustainable paper-based packaging alternative with this technology. The GEA PowerPak PLUS thermoforming packaging machine lends itself to a range of different packaging solutions, including handling protection, vacuum, MAP and shrink…

03 Dec 2020
KM Packaging launches compostable packaging range

Global flexible packaging and lidding films supplier KM Packaging has launched a new range of compostable products. The C-Range of…

KM Packaging launches compostable packaging range

Global flexible packaging and lidding films supplier KM Packaging has launched a new range of compostable products. The C-Range of bio-plastic packaging materials includes shrink wrap, stretch wrap, adhesive tape, nets and bags. It enhances KM’s portfolio of sustainable flexible packaging solutions and offers customers a wider range of choice.…

23 Nov 2020
INTELLECT Vision Glue-On Labels ensure the integrity of labelled bottles

FILTEC’s INTELLECT Vision Glue-On Label solution for bottles ensures that only well-presented, correctly labelled bottles are shipped, helping promote sales…

INTELLECT Vision Glue-On Labels ensure the integrity of labelled bottles

FILTEC’s INTELLECT Vision Glue-On Label solution for bottles ensures that only well-presented, correctly labelled bottles are shipped, helping promote sales and repeat business, while reducing customer complaints. The Vision Glue-On Label solution inspects paper, plastic and ceramic labels that cover the neck and body areas of each bottle following the…

16 Nov 2020
A recycling line for used beverage cartons

Stora Enso and Tetra Pak have come together to explore the possibility of creating a new recycling line to significantly…

A recycling line for used beverage cartons

Stora Enso and Tetra Pak have come together to explore the possibility of creating a new recycling line to significantly increase the recycling of used beverage cartons in Central and Eastern Europe. The partners are initiating a feasibility study to assess the viability of building a large-scale recycling line for…

26 Oct 2020
Webinar explores opportunities in packaging in the new normal

Specialised Exhibitions collaborates with New Media on a highly successful Propak Cape packaging industry webinar. Having been postponed from October…

Webinar explores opportunities in packaging in the new normal

Specialised Exhibitions collaborates with New Media on a highly successful Propak Cape packaging industry webinar. Having been postponed from October 2020 to June 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Propak Cape will celebrate its 21st anniversary next year. Although disappointed that the 2020 Propak Cape exhibition had to be rescheduled,…

26 Oct 2020
Omron launches HD-1500 mobile robot with immense payload capacity

Industry-leading HD-1500 from Omron expands the possibilities for autonomous material transport.  Omron has announced the launch of the HD-1500, the strongest and latest…

Omron launches HD-1500 mobile robot with immense payload capacity

Industry-leading HD-1500 from Omron expands the possibilities for autonomous material transport.  Omron has announced the launch of the HD-1500, the strongest and latest addition to the company’s series of mobile robots. The new HD-1500 boasts a heavy payload capacity of up to 1 500kg. It is ideal for modern factories, where autonomous material handling…

22 Oct 2020
Krones and O-I Glass sign collaboration agreement to elevate glass

O-I Glass and Germany’s Krones signed a strategic collaboration agreement that aims to elevate glass by innovating together and to…

Krones and O-I Glass sign collaboration agreement to elevate glass

O-I Glass and Germany’s Krones signed a strategic collaboration agreement that aims to elevate glass by innovating together and to jointly create solutions for the growing glass market. “For O-I, glass is the preferred packaging solution in a world that increasingly values health, premium products and the environment. Not only…

09 Oct 2020
Shouldn’t all packaging be intelligent?

BY: Dale Tomlinson, CEO The Hardy Boys Looking back, great packaging, that which separates the persuasive from the predictable, packaging…

Shouldn’t all packaging be intelligent?

BY: Dale Tomlinson, CEO The Hardy Boys Looking back, great packaging, that which separates the persuasive from the predictable, packaging that has long since successfully transitioned from container to communicator…. is intelligent packaging. All packaging should at its most fundamental be inseparable from a brands DNA. As the ultimate ‘always…


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