Author archive for Converter

  • Croxsons support historical-themed York Gin launch

    By Converter on May 24, 2018
    True to their mantra in delivering a ‘more than packaging’ approach, leading glass packaging company, Croxsons, has supplied artisan start-up, the York Gin Company, with stunning bottle and closure designs to complement the launch of their brand The York Gin Company is a new craft gin company making quality spirits in the historic city of York. Using traditional methods to make their classic […]
  • Creation delivers bespoke digital solutions for KM Packaging

    By Converter on May 24, 2018
    Specialists in packaging artwork, reprographics and plate production, Creation Reprographics, has developed a sophisticated management information system (MIS) for leading global supplier of packaging and lidding films, KM Packaging The MIS utilises Creation’s WebCenter program to deliver a streamlined, automated digital workflow process to enhance production efficiency and increase client satisfaction. Creation worked closely with KM Packaging to create a […]
  • Dow and Pumpart take ground-breaking tube design to next level

    By Converter on May 24, 2018
    The two companies will enable further international outreach in addition to extending business to the food and beverage sectors The Dow Chemical Company’s Packaging and Specialty Plastics business (P&SP) has teamed up with PumpArt System, the innovative French packaging designer crowdfunded by Wiseed. This new partnership will drive further market development of a high efficiency tube, designed to minimise waste […]
  • Graphic Packaging invests in beverage packaging innovation with new Bristol facility

    By Converter on May 24, 2018
    Leading folding carton manufacturer Graphic Packaging International (“GPI”) has invested in a new Beverage Packaging Development Centre, known as the ‘Hub’, to act as a central point for the company’s European beverage design organisation Stationed at GPI’s plant in Bristol, UK, the facility has been established as a nucleus for structural and graphic design excellence. It will coordinate with the […]
  • Fusion Flexibles installs environmental abatement system at Leicester facility

    By Converter on May 23, 2018
     New Regenerative Thermal Oxidiser reduces VOC emissions and potentially enables flexible packaging specialist to double printing capacity In a move that could potentially help double printing capacity as well as reduce its carbon footprint, Fusion Flexibles – one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of flexible packaging products for the publishing, security, mailing and food markets – has invested some £300,000 […]
  • Continental Datalabel installs three Mark Andy performance series

    By Converter on May 23, 2018
    Label and tag manufacturer brings production consistency to multiple facilities Continental Datalabel has been in the label industry for over five decades. Maintaining three manufacturing facilities in Texas, California and Illinois, the company is an established leader in the label and tag market. Much of Continental Datalabel’s business includes label production for many different industries, mainly manufacturing and distribution, with […]
  • Fresnel carves out branded packaging role for new sculpturing nanotechnology imagery

    By Converter on May 23, 2018
    New optical nanotechnology imagery, which enables designers to create eye-catching, elegant and sophisticated packaging, is available from international suppliers, Fresnels The Cellini and Cellini Plus images – named after Benvenuto Cellini, the renowned jeweller and sculptor to the Medicis – can strengthen packaging brand identity, while simultaneously offering improved resistance to the threat of piracy and counterfeiting. It can be […]
  • LTI chooses Vetaphone for corona treatment

    By Converter on May 22, 2018
    Labels, Tags & Inserts (LTI) has switched allegiance to Vetaphone for surface treatment on its Mark Andy presses after performance and reliability issues with its former supplier. The family owned business in Burlington NC currently operates six Mark Andy flexo lines, from two- up to nine-colours, as well as one of the manufacturer’s new entry-level Digital One toner presses The […]
  • New focus on high barrier

    By Converter on May 22, 2018
    Innovia Films is refocusing its research and development efforts on high barrier materials thanks to substantial investment in new assets They will allow the company to produce a range of new Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) products with optimum barrier performance. The first to market will be high barrier metallised films, followed by AlOx clear high barrier films and coextruded oxygen […]
  • Cheese pack serves up a solution

    By Converter on May 22, 2018
    A convenient bespoke solution from RPC Superfos is breathing new life into cheese packaging for the latest high-end cheese from Skånemejerier, the leading manufacturer of mature cheese in Sweden. Used for the company’s new Allerum mature cheese, the wedge-shaped pack with oxygen-barrier label ensures that customers have no need for a serving plate and hardly any finger-contact is required to […]