Parkside Flexibles has scooped two prizes at this year’s edition of Flexographic Industry Association UK awards

The company picked up a Gold award in the highly competitive Technical Innovation – Printer category for its paper-based frozen seafood packaging. Parkside also won a Bronze award in the Sustainably Produced Packaging category for its soft fruit pack, made from renewable pulp with a compostable...

Jindal has introduced new high-barrier Ethy-Lyte films, which can be adopted in the flexible packaging market as PE printing films for recyclable mono-PE structures

Ethy-Lyte films can be used as substitutes for conventional polyester or nylon printing films in lamination with PE films, thus creating fully recyclable mono-PE packaging.

The range includes high gloss, matte, sealable and also two-sided printable films to cover all types of print...

Partnership is to help customers transition to sustainable packaging

Hydropol offers all the benefits of traditional polymer plastics yet is water soluble and completely biodegradable as well as non-toxic and UV resistant. It also offers multiple end-of-life options such as recyclability, compostability and compatibility with anaerobic digestion plants.

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Polypropylene packaging was created for Austrian company, Handl Tyrol

The mono-material polypropylene (PP) film is recyclable in existing recycling streams for mixed polyolefins and keeps the bacon fresh, providing a ‘second skin’ that seals securely with both a high-barrier top and bottom film. The packaging has been designed to look like a wooden chopping board...

Coveris has appointed Jörg Schuschnig as chief financial officer with immediate effect

Schuschnig graduated with a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Vienna University of Economics and Business as well as the Business School of St Gallen and developed a wealth of experience acquired over the last 20 years in financial and top executive leadership roles, most of them in the...

Circular Economy for Flexible Packaging (CEFLEX) has begun collaborating with Flexible Packaging Europe, the European Aluminium Foil Association and other key players in this sector to work on ‘Designing for a Circular Economy’ guidelines for flexible packaging containing aluminum foil

Following a unique value-chain collaboration to deliver the CEFLEX ‘Designing for a Circular Economy’ guidelines for polyolefin-based structures, work has begun to bring similarly effective guidance to improve the circularity of flexible packaging containing aluminum foil.

The new...

Oasis Flower Plant has acquired a Comexi F2 MB flexo press

The Comexi F2 MB installed at Oasis combines short and medium runs and manages a full range of flexible packaging applications. It incorporates GeniusTech assisting printers in conquering the primary challenges, including a lack of skilled operators, job length reduction, and an increased number...

Center looks to assist customers with sustainable packaging initiatives

Construction of the facility has commenced, and when completed, will include pilot lines for both plastic- and paper-based products, from coating, film extrusion and printing to filling lines for multiple products. The center will also have an analytical laboratory as well as a floor dedicated...

Amcor will make a further strategic investment of up to USD 45 million in ePac Flexible Packaging to increase its minority shareholding in ePac Holdings

Founded in 2016, ePac has a fast-growing global footprint and is focused on digital printing technologies to service the short run needs of small customers in the consumer goods industry.  Annual revenue has grown more than...

Glenroy and Nature Nate’s Honey Co. have partnered to develop innovative, sustainable, and squeezable technology of the premade Standcup Pouch

The premade Standcup Pouch from Glenroy provides a sustainable option for rigid plastic bottles. This squeezable honey packaging provides gravity-fed, no-drip, sustainable packaging for Nate’s 100 percent pure, raw, and unfiltered honey. 

According to Glenroy, compared to traditional...

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