V-Shapes has launched AlphaFlex, a fill and seal converting machine for on-demand production

The system features synchronized printing on both sides of the sachets, powered by Memjet DuraFlex and ColorGate Packaging Productionserver, bringing vertical integration of high-volume production of single-dose sachets on-site, speeding time to market and eliminating the need to outsource...

Fujifilm North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division, has entered the flexible packaging market with a digital inkjet water-based press, J Press FP790

According to Fujifilm, digital print within the flexible packaging segment makes up less than one percent of the overall total output. It is becoming increasingly necessary as the demand for shorter and more strategic runs, faster delivery times, more SKUs and a more efficient print process...

Huhtamaki India Rudrapur plant
The pouches will be used to pack Covid related medicines by State Government and will be distributed to Covid patients.   
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ePac Holdings Europe has expanded its European operations into Austria with a sales and manufacturing facility in Innsbruck to serve local and regional businesses

Building on the current locations in Silverstone (UK) and Lyon (France), ePac Innsbruck (Austria), will be located in Landeck (Tyrol) and will serve Austria, Switzerland, and Germany. Orders can be placed immediately and will be fulfilled by ePac Silverstone or Lyon until the production facility...

PCMC has announced that its Fusion C can now run Gelflex- EB CI flexo printing inks at 400 m/min

According to PCMC, the marketplace for high-speed CI flexo printing continues to grow, with flexible packaging printers requesting higher-speed presses with greater efficiency. Gelflex-EB ink technology offers printers a cost-effective path to gain high-resolution print quality that removes more...

C-P Flexible Packaging has launched BPI (Biodegradable Products Institute) certified compostable coffee pod lidding film
According to C-P, this patent-pending compostable lidding is the first and only BPI-certified lidding that works with new multi-prong technology found in the leading brand of single-serve brewing machines. C-P’s proprietary compostable lidding allows several prongs to puncture the coffee pod...
Danielle A. Diehlmann

In Diehlmann’s 20 years with FPA she has served as an administrative assistant, database administrator, membership coordinator, events and meetings director, and most recently director of communications.

‘This is a well-deserved promotion for someone who has worked their way up through...

Polysack and Flessofab launch fully recyclable flexible packaging
According to Polysack, products are now being designed to be easily recycled and reused as raw materials. However, most plastic cannot be recycled. These unrecyclable packages are made from a blend of different polymers—usually, an outer layer made of biaxially oriented polyethylene...
Tipa has expanded into North America with expert hires and a focus on developing US-based capabilities

Michael Waas joins Tipa as vice president for North America and brings 13 years of experience from TerraCycle, where he played an integral role in expanding recycling...

UnionPlast has acquired an entire Comexi production line, including an F2 MB flexo press, an SL3 laminator, and a Compack 2 slitter

Since 1983, UnionPlast, with over 150 employees, has been dedicated to producing flexible packaging, printed and non-printed, for the general industry. 

‘We are in the process of growth and modernization. Presently, our plant is situated in the district of San Luís, but in the coming...

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