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Neuefeind unlocks the full potential of the Flexcel NX System

Neuefeind GmbH of Ochtendung, Germany, provides flexographic technology services encompassing all aspects of the packaging process, not just prepress and platemaking. The family-run firm employs 20 specialists, with its business roughly breaking down to 60% for direct printing on corrugated board, 20% for preprint corrugated and 20% for flexible packaging.

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Klingele continues expansion in West Africa

Klingele Paper & Packaging Group is continuing its successful expansion in West Africa with a new sheet plant near Dakar, Senegal. Production is expected to start in summer 2022 and will initially see the creation of some 45 jobs. Klingele’s efforts here have received financial support from the German Development Finance Institution (DEG).

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Feldmuehle to increase prices for wet strength label papers

Feldmuehle GmbH, leading manufacturer of label and flexible packaging papers, will increase prices for all label paper qualities as of October 2021 by minimum 10%. The continuous and significant increases in raw materials, energy, and logistics costs make another significant price increase for all label paper qualities inevitable. The increase is effective on all new orders with deliveries from 1st October 2021.

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SignMax brings the outside indoors with Drytac ReTac Smooth 75

Family-owned sign and display business SignMax used Drytac ReTac Smooth 75 polymeric PVC film to produce a series of eye-catching interior wall graphics, bringing elements of the natural world into an indoor environment.

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Drewsen to increase speciality paper prices significantly

Due to sustained increases in the cost of energy and raw materials, notably pulp, Drewsen Spezialpapiere will be increasing paper prices significantly for their uncoated woodfree paper grades, effective for deliveries made from October 1st 2021.

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Stora Enso and Vogue Scandinavia: Red Dot Award for magazine packaging concept

Stora Enso and Vogue Scandinavia have won the Red Dot Design Award for the renewable eco-package concept created to replace plastics in magazine packaging. The packaging is fully carbon neutral, with a renewable, low-carbon raw material and energy efficient production. The first issue of Vogue Scandinavia was launched in August.

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HP Latex 300 and Latex R Series printers bring UNESCO Ocean Exhibition to life

HP is leveraging its large format printing technology to support UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation), and marine conservation non-profit The Ocean Agency, in presenting the Ocean Decade Exhibition.

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Sappi Europe announces further price increases for Sublimation & Inkjet grades by 8-12%

Sappi Europe announces a price increase for Transjet, Basejet and Inkjet grades by 8-12 % valid for deliveries from 1 September 2021. The unprecedented and ongoing rise of raw material costs, particularly pulp, chemicals and energy in combination with extremely high freight rates makes price adjustments unavoidable.

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Mondi launches ELDFs for its Color Copy original flagship range

Mondi extends its Color Copy original flagship range with extra-long digital formats (with lengths up to 1200 mm) to meet the growing demand for digitally printed applications. The extended range allows for a host of new print applications. The papers offer the highest possible quality in digital colour printing and provide customers with the choice between different long-sheet applications (personalised for each customer), both in large scale or single items.

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BillerudKorsnäs launches strong, super-light cartonboard

BillerudKorsnäs is introducing two new low grammages of their flagship cartonboard product, CrownBoard Prestige®. Made at KM7, one of the world’s most modern board machines, the two new low grammages are particularly interesting for the graphical industry.

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Sappi Europe to increase prices for all Sublimation & Inkjet grades by 8-15%

Sappi Europe announces a price increase for Transjet, Basejet and Inkjet grades by 8-15 % valid for deliveries from 1 July 2021. The unprecedented and ongoing rise of raw material costs, particularly pulp, chemicals and energy in combination with extremely high freight rates makes price adjustments unavoidable.

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Mondi announces uncoated fine paper price increase

Mondi, global company in packaging and paper, will implement price increases of between 8% and 15% across the majority of its uncoated fine paper grades produced in Austria and Slovakia as of 5 July 2021.

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