Klingele Group with a new uniform brand identity

The Klingele Group, independent manufacturer of corrugated base paper and corrugated cardboard packaging, is launching a new uniform brand identity on 12 December 2019. In the future, Klingele will operate under the umbrella brand “Klingele Paper & Packaging Group”, replacing the former name “Klingele Papierwerke”. The reasons for this is the dynamic growth of the group in Germany and abroad over the past decades, as well as numerous acquisitions and investments.

New special paper Prostraw by Drewsen

Plastic drinking straws are one of the single use products that will be banned in a European directive from 2021. Drewsen, in partnership with paper straw manufacturers, have successfully developed an alternative to plastic straws: Prostraw, which provides high water resistance and absolute safety for direct food contact.

The MailLiner optimizes insert sets

In order to optimize its insert sets, in terms of both quality and the amount of time required to produce them, Werbedienst Krüger GmbH, located in the southern German city of Tübingen, put a MailLiner direct marketing system into operation this fall. Before commissioning the Muller Martini system, the company had delivery personnel assemble around 350,000 sets of inserts it produced each week, most of which came from the food industry, home improvement stores and furniture chains. As Wolfgang Krüger, the CEO of the company, which was founded in 1985 and employs 35 people, notes, it was becoming increasingly difficult to find delivery personnel, so he switched to machine gathering.

Feldmuehle: Products from one source in 2020

Feldmuehle GmbH, manufacturer of label and flexible packaging papers, launched already in 2009 the new development of a label paper with 40 percent waste paper content (LabelSet PCW). As part of Feldmuehle’s realignment and the discussion on sustainability, work is underway to develop new papers based on recycling fibres. From the second quarter of 2020, the portfolio will be expanded by another wet-strength label paper and will be available to the market.

Royston Labels adds fourth Nilpeter FA-4*

Royston Labels, located just south of Cambridge, England, has put pen to paper on a new Nilpeter FA-4* with multi-layer capabilities, bringing their Nilpeter press total to four. The new FA-4* will be utilized for the production of high-end, award-winning drinks and personal care labels.

Make-Ready combines silkscreen and digital

London-based silkscreen printer Make-Ready has been relying on Nazdar inks, supplied by Screentec Print Essentials, to deliver stunning commissions from artists and art galleries across the UK. Formed in 2017, Make-Ready provides a consultancy-driven silkscreen printing service that utilises a variety of oil-based and water-based ink systems, often bringing several inks together in a single project to achieve the best results. Each project is taken through the company's careful proofing process - whether it is an artist edition or a one-off original artwork - and every variable is investigated to ensure an artwork is correctly interpreted as a silkscreen.

Recertification successfully completed

Feldmuehle GmbH, a manufacturer of label and flexible packaging papers, has successfully completed the recertification of the DIN EN ISO 9001: 2015, DIN EN ISO 14001: 2015 and DIN EN ISO 50001: 2011 standards.

Innovation for sustainable packaging solutions

With the increased global push for environmentally friendly and sustainable paper-based packaging solutions, Sappi has made great strides in developing breakthrough proprietary barrier technology to offer new opportunities to satisfy this need. These unique solutions enabled Sappi to closely collaborate with the world’s largest food and beverage company, Nestlé, to support the launch of the YES! snack bar wrapped in recyclable paper. Sappi worked in partnership with Nestlé and packaging supplier, Constantia Flexibles to develop solutions suitable for recyclable paper production processes.


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