• The Internet of Labels: FINAT Technical Seminar 2018

    By Converter on April 17, 2018
    The unusually extended supply chain for the self-adhesive label industry always makes the biennial FINAT Technical Seminar an interesting event in many ways. It brings together a diverse community – all of whom have a strong interest in technical advances that will impact labelling and packaging This year’s event, held in Barcelona for the sixth time, was no exception. Over […]
  • CeDo invests in Vetaphone technology for quality surface treatment

    By Converter on April 16, 2018
    Europe’s leading manufacturer and distributor of household disposable products, CeDo, has confirmed its commitment to quality with a significant investment in Corona treatment technology from the market-leading Danish company, Vetaphone. Renowned for its range of refuse sacks and bio bags, food, freezer and sandwich bags as well as aluminium foils and cling films, CeDo now has a presence in most […]

    By Converter on April 10, 2018
    A traditionally authentic crème fraîche from French dairy producer Laiterie d’Etrez is now being packed in the Ecopack pot from RPC Bebo Bouxwiller. The company chose the RPC Bebo solution for its Crème de Bresse AOP thanks to the container’s brand-enhancing high-definition offset printing, which has replaced the In-Mould Labelling of the previous pack The standard 500ml white polypropylene (PP) […]
  • Q7Paris expand the range with RPC M&H Plastics

    By Converter on April 9, 2018
    Q7Paris is a fast-growing UK skincare brand that offers premium, effective yet affordable high-quality cosmetics and beauty products. The brand owners, 83 Associates Ltd has recently expanded their personal care range to include baby care products: “Q7-BABY” RPC M&H Plastics provided the perfect packaging solution for some of the new range which features baby oil, lotion, body wash, shampoo, powder, and medicated powder among others. The two […]
  • Croxsons support historical-themed York Gin launch

    By Converter on April 6, 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 […]
  • Mark Andy Launches Digital Series HD

    By Converter on March 23, 2018
    The new press reinforces Mark Andy’s commitment to True Hybrid  Mark Andy, label press OEM pioneering the hybrid print landscape, has recently announced a suite of enhancements to its Digital Series platform. The production-class digital solution has been reimagined to bring greater levels of productivity and profitability to the modern converter. Building off the platform’s successes, the latest true hybrid […]
  • World-leading pharmaceutical developer turns to TorqSense

    By Converter on March 23, 2018
    TorqSense transducers are used to ensure caps are being properly fitted to pharmaceutical bottles in a high speed packaging line run by the Almac Group at its global headquarters in Craigavon, Northern Ireland, UK The Almac Group is a pharmaceutical and biotech development and manufacturing organisation. Founded fifty years ago in Craigavon, Northern Ireland, it now has operations around the […]
  • i2r Packaging Solutions boosts production with ongoing investments

    By Converter on March 12, 2018
    Fuelled by strong growth in both UK and international markets, ongoing investments in new high speed presses has seen i2r increase capacity of its foil products by more than 50 per cent over the past 12 months. i2r’s baking division also continues to experience growth with an additional three new presses being installed in January 2018 specifically for tulip muffin […]
  • Hugo Beck meets the growing demand for hermetic seals in medical goods and pharmaceutical packaging applications

    By Converter on March 9, 2018
    Hugo Beck, manufacturer of horizontal flowpack, film packaging and post-print processing machines, is seeing increasing demand in the medical goods and pharmaceutical sectors for flowpack machines that ensure the highest degree of air-tightness Flowpack machines are suitable for packaging applications where a hermetic seal is a pre-requisite to ensuring the hygiene of the final product. Hugo Beck’s flowpack X-D range […]
  • Schur Flexibles Group enters into exclusive negotiations with French flexible packaging producer UNI Packaging

    By Converter on March 9, 2018
    Intended acquisition will strengthen Schur Flexibles’ position in both the dairy and fresh food business in France and the UK – UNI Packaging is an important player in innovative digital printing technology – Transaction expected to be completed within the upcoming weeks Schur Flexibles Group (SF), one of Europe’s leading flexible packaging suppliers in Europe, has reached a general agreement […]