Avery Dennison invests in new RFID factory in Brazil

Just months after signing a deal to acquire Smartrac's transponder division, Avery Dennison announced the location of its next RFID manufacturing facility, its first in Brazil and fifth in the world.

The new factory will be located in Vinhedo, opening in 2021.

Following the...

IIMAK appoints John Heckman as senior marketing manager

Heckman will lead global product management and the growth of IIMAK’s thermal transfer ribbon business. He will also be responsible for launching channel strategies and sales initiatives, including development of new products, programs and services.

Heckman’s career includes B2B...

Avery Dennison launches rPET liners in North America

The rPET liner is available now on an FSC-certified semi-gloss paper facestock. Avery Dennison will continue to expand the portfolio of paper and film products available with this liner to include performance materials that will meet the needs of converters and brand owners.

The rPET...

API Group files for bankruptcy protection

API is a manufacturer and distributor of foils, laminates and holographic materials for  packaging across premium drinks, confectionery, tobacco, perfumery, personal-care, cosmetics and healthcare industries.

The company’s bankruptcy filing affects its laminates and foils business in the...

Pixelle acquires two paper mills from Verso

The company specializes in multiple paper grades including release papers, thermal labels, food and beverage labels, food packaging papers, inkjet papers, casting liners, book papers, carbonless and forms, security papers, envelope and converting papers, and various niche products.  

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Avery Dennison RFID blocking material earns UL classification

This certification allows ShieldSense to be installed in new construction buildings that incorporate RFID. ShieldSense has demonstrated performance for flame spread and smoke characteristics through testing to UL 723 and compliance with important code requirements.

ShieldSense, when...

Komori to acquire MBO Group

Although Komori has developed the offset printing press business as its core operation, it is currently transforming to expand its offering. Since 2009 the company has been focusing on developing the Print Engineering Service Provider (PESP) and launched the marketing of paper cutters, die...

Zanders launches natural grease resistant paper, the Zanbarrier NGR (Natural Grease Resistant)

Zanbarrier NGR is made entirely with pure virgin fiber, is fully biodegradable and ideal for applications where avoiding any non-natural material is necessary such as food packaging. 

The cellulose fibers are subjected to an intense grinding process over several refining stages. Treated...

Ronald Karsten joins Maan Engineering as new commercial manager

Karsten, who will operate from the Dutch office in Raalte, will work together with business development managers Remco van der Velde and Wijnand Florijn to continue the company growth.

He brings over 15 years of experience in sales management and market development in the technical field...

UPM Raflatac launches PE PCR White TC 85 label recycled content film

With the new material UPM Raflatac is answering the growing demand in increasing the amount to recycled content in packaging materials. The PE PCR White TC 85 is made with 30 percent post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic from household waste and a minimum of 55 percent post-industrial (PIR)...

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