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DuPont at ITMA 2019
06.18.2019

DuPont Advanced Printing (DuPont) proudly celebrates 30 years of contributions to inkjet printing and its many significant product launches. To mark this momentous occasion, DuPont is launching a new series of Artistri® Roll-to-Roll (RTR) Pigment Inks at the ITMA show in Barcelona, Spain, June 20–26, 2019. Thanks to its improvement in workflow efficiency by eliminating the post-treat step, this Artistri® Xite pigment inks series enables sustainable printing, a point of discussion not only at the show, but in our world.

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Glassprint: Conference programme announced
06.11.2019

The eighth edition of GlassPrint, Europe’s only dedicated event for the decoration of glass, returns to Düsseldorf, Germany on 27-28 November 2019. Attracting an international audience of glassmakers, decorators, end users, suppliers and brand owners, the recently announced conference programme is now available at www.glassprint.org.

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Paperazzo Haptik 2019: New Deadline!
06.03.2019

The competition for the Paperazzo Haptik Award is open until 1st July, 2019. The award honors high-quality paper and print products with a focus on tactile experiences.

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Sappi packaging papers: improved properties
05.28.2019

Sustainable materials that are easy to recycle have become decisive parameters in the choice of packaging for branded goods. Paper-based solutions play a decisive role and are increasingly replacing composite packaging. With its optimised Guard M and Guard MS papers, Sappi offers even more possibilities.

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Fun and edgy banana packaging winner of PIDA Sweden 2019
05.23.2019

For the 15th year in a row, the Swedish edition of PIDA - Packaging Impact Design Award, was held in Stockholm, and this year, sustainability and recycling were in focus. The students presented creative and fun ideas on how to package clothes, beauty products and confectionery in a more environmentally friendly way. And the design that had the best concept according to the jury, was Bois Underwear, made by students from Nackademin.

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FESPA returns to Munich in 2021
05.17.2019

FESPA today announces that the flagship Global Print Expo will return to Munich, Germany, in 2021, together with its co-located event for non-printed signage, European Sign Expo. The events will run for four days, from 18 to 21 May 2021. This will be the event’s sixth return to the Bavarian capital.

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Fedrigoni presents sustainable luxury packaging paper
05.17.2019

Fedrigoni is attending Packaging Première for the second time, the luxury packaging event held in Hall 4 of Fieramilanocity. Fedrigoni, on this occasion, will focus on the topic of Sustainable Luxury: a selection of green papers inspired by the world of luxury and fashion produced using recycled raw materials, together with certified pulp and other fibres, such as cotton.

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Plastics around the world: the numbers
05.17.2019
Global production of plastic is constantly growing and does not look set to decrease. From 15 million tonnes in 1964, production increased to about 400 million tonnes in 2016. These figures give us an opportunity to reflect: in 1989, 100 million tonnes were produced, in 2000 around 200, and in 2009 as many as 250. In 1990, production exceeded that of steel and today plastic is the third most widespread human material on Earth after steel and cement. The virgin plastics produced since 2000 equal all the plastics produced in the previous 50 years.  more...

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