(L-R) Zol Plastic is run by Javier Zenil and Tere Almaraz
The Mecanix team of nine in Monterrey is led by Brenda Santibañez and Olivia Medina, who bring many years of experience in industrial sales and service to the job, both with broad backgrounds of responsibility in electrical and engineering project management as well as import/export...
Dispensing equipment in a clean, organized ink kitchen at Pharmalabel in the Netherlands

Thriving in a service-oriented environment where the ability to assure repeatable quality is a given requires a culture-change, not a cost-cutting exercise, that comes in two stages. The first is to adopt the ‘lean’ mindset of waste elimination and continual improvement; the second is to become...

Michem Coat 525, one of Michelman's BPI-certified compostable coatings, has been recognized with the Silver Award for Innovative Packaging Materials at China's 2021 Packcon Star Awards.

Michelman stood out from more than 20 companies after a comprehensive evaluation by event attendees and industry judges, which included Guangzhou Procter & Gamble Technology Innovation, HP China, Shunqihe (Shenzhen) Technology, Department of Printing and Packaging of Wuhan University, RRD...

Sun Chemical has implemented another price increase across its entire portfolio in the EMEA region, effective October 1, 2021

The company said that the global raw material situation had not shown any signs of stabilization during the summer but instead continued to demonstrate further significant inflationary pressures. Raw material shortages are an ongoing concern, and the competitive environment to secure these...

Flint Group Packaging Inks has launched OneCode Universal Bases in Europe designed to solve the efficiency challenges faced by today’s flexible packaging converter.
Part of the company’s recently announced OneCode solvent-based ink and coating range in Europe, Flint Group’s Universal Bases are designed to be utilized for surface, medium, and high-performance lamination flexible packaging printing, including sterilization work. Flint Group said that it...
Ultra High Viscosity technology’s capabilities can open new finishing opportunities to label and packaging printers, according to Xaar.

As part of Xaar’s ImagineX platform, Ultra High Viscosity technology ensures that Xaar’s printheads deliver high impact, productive and efficient results for volume digital label and packaging printing applications. 

Xaar said that by enabling an extended high color gamut and fluids with...

CCT Coating & Converting Technologies has become part of a leading water-based specialty adhesive tapes manufacturer ATP Adhesive Systems Group, based in Switzerland

ATP Adhesive Systems Group is one of the market leaders in high-performance adhesive tapes, exclusively focusing on water-based technology. It serves many end markets, including construction, medical, mobility, electronic applications, and general industries. ATP employs around 400 staff in its...

Holmen Iggesund has launched a paperboard coated with Bio E, a barrier coating technology made from 75 percent renewable raw materials

Paperboard packaging has come as a welcome change for many food and beverage brands eager to reduce their use of plastic and improve their carbon footprint. And while this has been an enormous improvement in sustainability, the barrier coatings laminated on paperboard to protect food continue to...

Hari K Singh, executive VP, head of Global Operations, Strategy (India, Thailand and South Africa) and country head, SRF
The machine equipped with the AluBond process will be installed at SRF’s Indore plant in early 2022. SRF opened its first plant in Manali, near Chennai in 1974 and today has grown into a diversified chemicals conglomerate.   
 
The Packaging Films Business offers a...
hubergroup Print Solutions has launched Hydro-X Green Line Premium, a new water-based ink mixing system offering more sustainability and flexibility for printers and packaging manufacturers

‘It was important to us to develop more than just one sustainable, water-based product. We wanted to make our entire range sustainable and give customers the flexibility to select those components from it that suit their packaging,’ said Dr Christian Schirrmacher, global project manager for...

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