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New flexoprinting machine in Jatne

The demand for flexible packaging materials is growing amid the transition towards sustainable food packaging. Walki has answered to this need by investing in a brand new flexo printing machine in its Jatne plant in Poland.

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Color-Logic certifies swissQprint

Color-Logic has announced the certification of the swissQprint Impala 3 printer, at Shawmut Communications Group in the Boston suburb of Danvers, Massachusetts.

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European Paper Industry welcomes revamped EU trade policy’s support to green and digital transitions

Last year the European Commission launched a major review process of the European Union's trade policy to help contribute to a resilient and sustainable EU economy after the coronavirus pandemic.

A CEPI update.

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More environmentally friendly production of food packaging

Hubergroup Print Solutions is launching a barrier coating that protects against water. It is particularly suitable for surface printing in the packaging industry, both in the food and non-food sectors. By using a revised formulation of the binding agents for the water-based coating, there is no longer any need for PE film lamination as a water barrier.

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Passion for pharmaceutical packaging

Papierwerk Landshut Mittler (plm), whose high-quality packagings are found the world over, can be summed up in three words: quality, reliability, and passion. Targeting further growth, the company was the first folding carton printer last year to invest in a Speedmaster XL 75-7+L from the new 2020 generation.

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ABB delivers first-of-its-kind winder safety system for New Zealand paper mill

Oji Fibre Solutions, producer of market pulp, paperboard and fiber-based packaging, has appointed ABB to supply a specially-designed winder safety system – the first of its kind in New Zealand – as well as a winder drive control system and DCS880 drives. With the mill’s existing winder equipment installed more than 30 years ago, the upgrade will help Oji Fibre ensure safe and efficient future operations, in line with recently updated safety requirements.

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Paper, board and tissue in food contact: New legal developments, products and analytical requirements

On 03 March to 04 March 2021, the established PTS conference “Paper & Board for Food Contact” will take place again - this time with two innovations. Firstly, the conference language will be English and secondly, the event will be online.

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Mondi Steinfeld certified as CO2 neutral for its manufacturing operations

Mondi Steinfeld in Germany has been certified as CO2 neutral for its manufacturing processes by ClimatePartner, an organisation which supports companies in reducing and offsetting their CO2 emissions. This certification was awarded as a result of Mondi Steinfeld switching to renewable energy and supporting certain climate projects in 2020.

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JSC Yarpaper successfully starts up PM1 after major rebuild by Toscotec

Toscotec successfully accomplished an extensive rebuild of Russian containerboard manufacturer JSC Yarpaper’s PM1 at their mill in Yaroslavl, near Moscow. PM1 has a wire width of 2,830 mm and produces 100% recycled-based fluting and test liner in the range from 90 to 175 gsm. The rebuild has optimized the entire paper machine, from the approach flow system to the dryer section, and has achieved the targets of production increase and quality upgrade.

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Chemspec Europe postponed to September 2021

Mack-Brooks Exhibitions has announced the postponement of Chemspec Europe 2021, which was scheduled to take place at Messe Frankfurt in Germany from 19 to 20 May 2021. Instead, the International Exhibition for Fine and Speciality Chemicals will run as an enhanced show from 29 to 30 September 2021, combining the physical event with an online platform. This decision was taken in light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

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HD4You: Partner to packaging printers

The growth market of packaging and especially the folding carton segment is part of the core business of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg). The company offers the industry a trend-setting product portfolio here, with new innovations being added all the time to meet the requirements of customers and offer added benefits. As a partner, Heidelberg would like to use its digital platforms to share helpful information and also answers its customers’ individual questions in an interactive exchange.

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Digital data and inventory management for maximum transparency and availability

The data and inventory management of products and consumables involves a considerable amount of administrative work. The new digital asset management tool OnCare.pmPortal by Voith now offers paper manufacturers an optimum alternative for increasing both the transparency of product data and the efficiency of the procurement system, while also facilitating the planning of maintenance periods and downtimes and increasing plant availability. Thanks to a direct connection to the Voith Paper Webshop, registered components can be reordered quickly, easily and without any risk of confusion.

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