Jujo Thermal has launched ShieldPlus recyclable fiber-based barrier material aimed at flexible packaging
The company claims that ShieldPlus has excellent barrier properties to protect the contents and to maintain their quality.   
 
With its new barrier material, Jujo Thermal enters flexible packaging materials segment. The grades are based on the ShieldPlus technology...
The Netpack operators working on the company's new Nilpeter FA-Line have really appreciated the reduction of moving parts, and all the lightweight components.

Netpack was founded in the late 1980’s and specializes in the production of flexible packaging in net and film. The entire production is carried out in-house; from graphic design and printing plates, to processing of raw materials, printing, and lamination. The company strives to provide eye-...

L&L spoke to Matt Bennett, global vice president for business strategy at Fujifilm North America, about why he’s taking part in the upcoming Label Congress 2021, and why flexible packaging is one key trend to watch

L&L: Why have you decided to take part in this year’s Label Congress 2021 conference in Chicago?

Matt Bennett (MB): Well, for us it‘s an exciting time to be here as we'll be announcing our entrance into the digital market with a new game-changing...

Labelisten has invested in an HP Indigo 25K Digital Pouch Factory

Based in Marktredwitz, Germany, Labelisten is a digital label printing company specializing in private labeling short-runs, as well as economical label printing in high-variety but small batches. Since its inception in 2003, the company has had sustainability at the forefront of its business...

ePac Flexible Packaging has launched in Australia, with its first manufacturing facility opening in Melbourne in the fourth quarter of 2021

Built entirely on digital printing technology, ePac serves local brands of all sizes, with a particular focus on small and medium-sized businesses producing snacks, confections, coffee, natural and organic foods, pet food, and nutritional supplements. It offers a 5-15 business day lead time and...

Constantia Flexibles has achieved up to 80 percent recycled content in a PE film using EcoLam laminates’ waste

In 2019, Constantia’s EcoLamHighPlus became the first high-barrier laminate to be tested by the RecyClass Initiative of European Plastics Recyclers for its recyclability in the existing LDPE (low-density polyethylene) recycling stream. It was successfully proven that polyethylene laminates with...

Uruguayan flexible packaging specialist Strong has acquired a Comexi S1 DT slitter to automate more production processes at its Montevideo facility

Strong is an Uruguayan family business that belongs to the Macció Group. The company has over 40 years of experience in producing all types of flexible packaging at its 15,000 sqm facility in Montevideo. 

‘As a result of high productivity, we acquired this slitter, a machine that will...

Huhtamaki has entered into an agreement to acquire Elif Holding
In line with Huhtamaki’s 2030 growth strategy, the acquisition adds scale in strategic geographies and supports Huhtamaki’s progress towards reaching its sustainability ambitions. The acquisition also expands Huhtamaki’s technology capabilities and product range.  
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Uflex has announced a host of new products for the packaging industry at the end of the April-June 2021 quarter
Uflex’s Flexible Packaging business has replaced high metal content foil and poly structure packaging in Vicks Action 500 with paper structure comprising 40gsm OLB paper, LDPE and foil.   
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Resource Label Group (Resource Label) has acquired Milpitas, CA based Tek Label and Printing (Teklabel)
Founded in 2004 by Jim Di Bona and David Hinds, Teklabel has focused on providing a full range of digital and flexographic printing capabilities as well as finishing technology. It offers prime labels and promotional, sustainable, and flexible packaging for the food, wine, personal care,...

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