Flexible Packaging

  • 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 […]
  • Reflex Labels plus orders high-spec Mark Andy

    By Converter on May 3, 2018
    The new press accompanies 26 other machines from the manufacturer  Reflex Label Plus, formerly Labelsco, which became part of the Reflex Group in 2012, has ordered a top-of-the-range Performance Series P7 from Mark Andy for its plant in Barwell, Leicestershire.  The new press, which features the updated P7 platform, brings to 27 the number of Mark Andy presses currently in […]
  • Q-Tex Film

    By Converter on May 2, 2018
    Terinex, the market leading food and ovenable packaging solutions supplier and manufacturer with over 50 years of  experience has an exciting new product to bring to market. Introducing Q-Tex film, a heat sealable PET mono layer HD printed food grade ovenable film, pira certified and suitable for freezer, microwave and oven usage, that’s more environmentally friendly than the alternative laminate applications, which […]
  • THE VERY BEST FOR PRINTING AND CONVERTING IN MAY AT FIERA MILANO

    By Converter on April 20, 2018
    From 29 May to 1 June, technology will be under the spotlight alongside training opportunities for printers, brand owners and creatives: a reflection on the future of the market in pursuit of ideas, innovation and new synergies Print4All is just around the corner. From 29 May to 1 June, the entire printing industry – converting, package printing, labelling, commercial and […]
  • Specialised formulation by Uflex renders barrier packaging for edible-oil reprocessable

    By Converter on April 12, 2018
    In a big boost to its commitment towards sustainability and circular economy, India’s largest multinational flexible packaging materials and solution company Uflex Limited has developed a customised formulation that renders barrier packaging for edible-oil re-processable Talking about this major breakthrough in promoting flexible packaging sustainability, joint president, Packaging and New Product Development at Uflex, Jeevaraj Pillai, said: “Edible oil needs to […]
  • Futamura’s NatureFlex films on the plastic free aisle with Bio4Pack and De Halm

    By Converter on March 26, 2018
    Futamura has partnered with sustainable packaging manufacturer, Bio4Pack, to create a compostable pack for Dutch organic cereal producer, De Halm, using NatureFlex and Tipa film. The product features on the recently celebrated Ekoplaza plastic free aisle, along with a number of other solutions from Bio4Pack using NatureFlex films Ekoplaza states that to qualify for their plastic free aisle flexible packaging […]
  • Stand-Up Pouch Valves Industry forecast to reach 25 billion units by 2024

    By Converter on March 21, 2018
    According to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. Stand-Up Pouch Valves Market to exceed USD 900 million by 2024 Potential applications in retort and shaped pouches to improve product convenience will propel the stand-up pouch valves market growth. Changing food habits and hectic schedules have further increased the necessity for product convenience, thus influencing demand for pouch […]
  • Clondalkin flexible packaging Bury launches recycled shrink sleeve

    By Converter on February 28, 2018
    Market leading shrink sleeve manufacturer Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury (formerly Chadwicks) has announced it is one of the first UK companies to introduce a shrink sleeve that contains post-consumer recycled content (PCR) which reduces landfill waste, greenhouse gases and energy consumption The PCR does not impact on the quality of the finished product which means that the film clarity, print […]
  • Packing a punch in 2018

    By Converter on February 28, 2018
    Gone are the days of the standard cardboard box. Against a growing appetite for personalisation, sustainability pressures and digital advancements, businesses are increasingly looking for much more from their packaging designs. This, in turn, has seen a constant influx of new packaging innovation, with more to come this year. Here, Jason Poxon, Packaging Technologist at Antalis Packaging, advises on the […]
  • Custom printed products brings digital in-house

    By Converter on February 26, 2018
    Custom printed products adds digital capability with Mark Andy Digital One Label and flexible packaging manufacturer, Custom Printed Products has added digital capability to its business through the acquisition of a Mark Andy Digital One. Richard Nicholson, President, Custom Printed Products was first exposed to the inline digital label press in the Fall of 2016 and purchased in October 2016. […]