Acucote adds 21 new products to its pressure-sensitive digital portfolio

A highlight of the digital portfolio is the range of durable labelstocks, including Kimdura Ultra film (for pigment printing) and Kimdura DualTech film (for pigment and laser/toner compatible printing). Both products are BS5609 Section 2 certified and able to withstand a three-month saltwater...

Innovia to launch an Encore range of sustainable BOPP films manufactured from renewable non-food based raw materials

The Encore packaging and labelling film range offer the same properties as equivalent fossil-based BOPP films such as high clarity and gloss, high stiffness, water vapor barrier and printability. Encore has already been assessed by Interseroh an independent German recycling and consulting...

Fedrigoni opens Top Award 2021 submissions - candidates can apply until end of June, public votes until end of December

The contest brings together the most interesting and innovative creative works in the fields of packaging, corporate communication, graphics and publishing that have been printed from July 2018 on the special papers branded Fedrigoni and Fabriano and on the adhesive materials for labels by...

Avery Dennison announces 13 winners of Global Supplier Awards

‘It is important to recognize suppliers from around the globe whose extraordinary service to our business exceeded expectations in each of the metrics we use to measure supplier success,’ said Robyn Buma, vice president, North America and global procurement at Avery Dennison. ‘While we are...

Toray launches Lumirror Soft-Touch Matte PET film designed for manufacturing of robust, soft-touch matte packaging

A package manufactured with Toray’s new film has the appearance of a low-gloss, premium paper with a softer feel than traditional polyester film. The new STM film is in-line coated using company’s proprietary film and coating technologies, which ensure quality, consistency, and advanced...

UPM Raflatac and YG Branding and Design Experts to present virtual trade show for wine and spirits focusing on packaging value chain

The fair is organized in collaboration with more than a dozen other partners from around in the world in the wine and spirits packaging value chain that cover industries such as label printing, foil stamping and glass bottle production, to mention a few. This virtual event consists of panel...

Mactac launches Wet Strength Chill At labels designed for high-quality prime labeling applications for cold food packaging and cold, damp substrates

The new labels improve wet strength in moist environments. They feature a 54# bright white facestock with a semi-gloss finish and built-in wet strength properties for harsh environments during the application process, as well as aftermarket life in coolers or food and beverage packaging.

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Supervisory board of the specialty chemicals group Altana elected Dr Matthias L. Wolfgruber as its new chairman

Dr Wolfgruber holds a doctorate in chemistry and in the past was the chairman of the management board of Altana. He succeeds Dr Klaus-Jürgen Schmieder, a former member of the management board of L'Air Liquide, who left the supervisory board at the end of his term of office after reaching the age...

Michelman has appointed Ralph Giammarco as global business development and applications director for printing and packaging

‘Ralph has worked with Michelman for many years as vice president and team leader of S-One Labels and Packaging, one of the main distributors of our DigiPrime product portfolio geared for HP Indigo printers, converters, and paper mills,’ said  Rick Michelman, chief technology officer and...

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