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New Iggesund thick paperboard for packaging certified for HP Indigo digital commercial presses

A new thick paperboard from Iggesund Paperboard has been certified for HP Indigo for printing high-value applications on commercial digital presses. The 18 pt (457 microns ) Invercote Creato 380 g/m2 is double coated on both sides, offering identical print surfaces on both sides, making it especially suitable for premium packaging applications The paperboard was tested and certified for the HP Indigo 10000 series and HP Indigo 7000 series presses.

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FreeForm Packaging AB launches high barrier solution

FreeForm packaging has launched a new paper based high barrier solution. The high barrier has a thin layer that protects the packaging against oxygen transition and is environmentally friendly. Up until now FreeForm Packaging has only been able to sell a non-barrier solution, but as a result of the new oxygen-impermeable packaging, they are also able to offer packaging with good OTR and WVTR values.

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New unique system for tailor-made Shaped Paper Pods

With the TPU paper form, fill and seal machine from Syntegon Technology, formerly Bosch Packaging Technology, and the BillerudKorsnäs 3D formable FibreForm® paper, a new solution is born. Shaped Paper Pods is a packaging system for uniquely shaped and right-sized packaging, with a tactile feeling reflecting the brand and product content. The new sustainable solution is ideal for product samples, inserts, refills, portion packs and disposable packaging, long awaited by brand owners with high environmental ambitions.

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Mondi and RB partnership results in great Finish®

Global packaging and paper group Mondi has partnered with Reckitt Benckiser Group to launch a fully recyclable, mono-material flexible plastic packaging portfolio for the premium line of its Finish® dishwasher tablets Quantum Ultimate.

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Market demands increasingly drive sustainability work

Over the past 60 years, regulatory requirements have been the biggest driver of environmental efforts by the process industry. But now brand owners with high sustainability expertise have become an important force – by making more and more demands on their suppliers right across the sustainability spectrum.

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Domino: New UV97BK food packaging compliant black ink for K600i printer

Domino Digital Printing Solutions is delighted to announce the launch of UV97BK, a new food packaging compliant UV-curable black ink available for use with Domino’s K600i high resolution digital ink jet printer.

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Felix Schoeller Group responds to corona pandemic with targeted measures

The internationally operating Felix Schoeller Group from Osnabrück is responding to the weakening market demand caused by Corona with a package of measures. The company has adjusted its capacities for the production of specialty papers. Short-time working is being implemented in all German plants following the Easter holidays. Approximately 2,100 of the 3,600 employees worldwide are affected. Positive signals are coming from the Chinese joint venture. Production is currently being restarted at the Chinese plants.

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Édition Spéciale by Luxe Pack Show postponed

The second edition of the Édition Spéciale by Luxe Pack exhibition, dedicated this year to sustainable packaging solutions, initially scheduled on May 26-27, will now be held on November 30th and December 1st, 2020, at the Carreau du Temple in Paris. Due to the evolving day to day COVID-19 circumstances along with the expanding government restrictions, the show organizer has made the decision to postpone the exhibition to this later date.

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Experience sustainable packaging live

The new products have been fully developed, the trade fair stand is planned and the teams are looking forward to meeting customers and other interested parties – occasions enough for Sappi to put into practice a virtual trade fair instead of the real interpack 2020. On www.sappi-interpack.com the globally active company will present a wide range of new products and its comprehensive existing portfolio of packaging and speciality papers to the audience from 6th to 31th May.

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GMG at the Fogra Multicolor Forum: Smart tools and new opportunities

The second Fogra Multicolor Forum took place in 2019. Seven solution providers were given color management challenges and invited to present their results and solutions, demonstrating their latest technologies.

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FESPA

FESPA 2020 events to return to Madrid in October 2020

FESPA announced that its flagship event, Global Print Expo, will return to IFEMA – Feria de Madrid from 6 – 8 October 2020, along with its co-located events, European Sign Expo and Sportswear Pro. The three exhibitions, which were originally scheduled to take place from 24 – 27 March, had to be postponed due to the disruption caused by the COVID-19 outbreak in mainland Europe.

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How to avoid the finishing bottleneck

At Labelexpo Europe 2019, Domino Digital Printing Solutions gave everyone a sneak preview of its next generation digital embellishment technology prior to its official launch in April 2020. In the video link below, watch Jim Orford, Domino’s K600i Product Manager, walk you through a demonstration of this newly developed digital cold foil and spot varnish application using Domino’s market leading UV ink jet K600i printers installed on an AB Graphic’s Digicon 3 finishing line.

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