IML Award Winner

In conjunction with its label supplier Korsini SAF, Superfos, a company of Berry Global, has received an award for Best Label Design at the 2019 IMDA (In-Mould Decorating Association) Awards in the United States. The winning label is made for Heinz for its Cream of Tomato Pot Soup and Vegetable Pot Soup sold in a 400ml SuperLock® container that showcases the cutting-edge In-Mould Labelling (IML) technique from Superfos.

Pro Carton: Voting now open

Public voting is now officially open for the Pro Carton Young Designer Award, run by the European Association of Carton and Cartonboard Manufacturers, with the winners to be announced at the ECMA Annual Congress on 19 September 2019 in Malta. Anyone can vote up to once per day for their favourite packaging created by a young designer by visiting the Pro Carton website, with voting closing at midnight on 13 September 2019.

Bosch Packaging contributes to EIT Food

Although environmental awareness is increasing among the general public, Greenpeace reports that around 12.7 million tons of plastic waste still end up in the oceans each year, with rising tendency. At the same time, however, regulatory changes, initiatives and altering consumer behavior are leading to increased efforts towards more sustainable packaging and environmentally friendly manufacturing processes. Bosch Packaging Technology recognized the necessity for these developments early on and launched the first sealed paper packaging along with a corresponding machine concept as early as 2016.

European Machine Vision Forum in Lyon

By bringing together representatives from leading companies active in the machine vision sector, and researchers who are working on cutting edge topics, the annual European Machine Vision Forum taking place from 5 – 6 September in Lyon / France is a one-of-a-kind event providing benefits to both groups.

KAPAG and Oppboga Bruk AB join forces

KAPAG Karton + Papier AG (KAPAG), a producer of multiply paper and paperboard, and Oppboga Bruk, principal supplier of multiply paperboard for sign and display, recently announced that they joined forces on 17 July.

Innovation meets sustainability

Environmentally friendly packaging is a hot topic worldwide. Sappi has been a pioneer in the field of innovative and sustainable packaging solutions for years. The company will present its latest innovations at Stand 9-260 at FachPack in Nuremberg. Alongside barrier papers, these include the heat-sealable Sappi Seal paper. This is notable for being completely recyclable and can replace existing PE-coated packaging. The recently launched Atelier paperboard will be another focus of the trade fair presentation. This offers brilliant colour reproduction and a silky touch and feel.

Bee-helping packaging winner of PIDA

For the 15th year in a row, the French edition of PIDA - Packaging Impact Design Award, was held in Reims, and this year, sustainability and recycling were in focus. The contesting design students from France and Germany presented creative and fun ideas on how to package clothes, accessories and beauty products in a more environmentally friendly way. And the design that had the best concept according to the jury, was Save the bees, created by students from Hochschule der Medien, in Stuttgart.

Versafire Wedding Kit

Engaged couples invest a lot of time, money, and emotion to have the most beautiful day of their lives. Weddings are extremely emotional occasions with unforgettable moments. The couple is counting on quality, individuality, and their story being told. Before, on, and after the special day, the printed products need to be very special. Print shops that act as a one-stop shop are the preferred go-to here. And they can get inspiration from the new Versafire Wedding Kit.


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