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  • New research highlights personalised packaging trends

    By Converter on February 12, 2018
    New research suggests that demand for personalised packaging is becoming an industry norm and is increasingly being integrated into companies’ packaging strategies. 66 per cent of packaging professionals who took part in the study stated that the personalisation of packaging is something they are currently implementing into their offering, or at least considering. In addition to this 89 per cent […]
  • Pails aid upward growth of vines (and sales)

    By Converter on February 9, 2018
    The SuperCube pail from RPC Superfos is at the centre of a growing success story after being chosen to pack 100 per cent biodegradable vineyard clips that ensure the vertical growth of vines. Since Compagnie des Agrafes selected the SuperCube for its special clips, both product and pack have attracted rave reviews and the clips have enjoyed an upward curve in sales […]
  • Aniken Graphics announces Bellissima DMS is available via Chespa in Austria and Poland

    By Converter on February 9, 2018
    Aniken Graphics, a joint venture between Hamillroad Software, a UK based prepress software solutions company, and Apex International, a global leader of anilox and metering products, have today announced Chespa as the Phase One Trade Shop for Bellissima Digitally Modulated Screening (DMS) in Austria & Poland Nick Harvey, Managing Director of Aniken Graphics International said: “We met with a number […]
  • Carl Ostermann Erben (COE) is announced as German trade shop for Bellissima DMS

    By Converter on February 9, 2018
    Aniken Graphics International LLP, a joint venture between Hamillroad Software, a UK based prepress software solutions company, and Apex International, a global leader of anilox and metering products, have announced today that Carl Ostermann Erben (COE), is approved as a trade shop to supply plates made using Bellissima Digitally Modulated Screening DMS to the German label market Nick Harvey, managing […]
  • Printing perfect labels right from the start

    By Converter on February 8, 2018
    Standard self-adhesive materials tested with UV inks:        HERMA’s Self-adhesive Materials Division has conducted extensive tests with the PicoColour, a digital UV inkjet label press from Dantex. Standard self-adhesive materials deliver excellent printing results on this label printing system. This opens up new possibilities for label printers, especially in the production of very small batches Digital printing continues […]
  • PCI appoints Robert Gibbs as business development manager for Laboratory Services

    By Converter on February 7, 2018
    Leading pharmaceutical outsourcing services provider PCI Pharma Services has announced the appointment of Robert Gibbs to its Laboratory Services team With nearly 20 years’ experience working in the science and pharmaceutical sectors, Robert joins PCI as a Business development manager and will be responsible for growing the laboratory services segment of the business, with a key focus on packaging services […]
  • Model installs Flexo Wash’s 200th Anilox Roll Cleaner

    By Converter on February 7, 2018
    The Model Group is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of solid and corrugated board packaging. Renowned for developing intelligent and innovative products from simple transport packaging to deluxe boxes for the confectionary and perfume industries, the Model Group is made up of ten subsidiaries in nine countries, and employs over 4200 staff To maintain the high performance of its flexo […]
  • CV Labels installs first Mark Andy Digital One in UK

    By Converter on February 6, 2018
    One of the UK’s leading converter of pharmaceutical, healthcare, and medical labels has chosen a Mark Andy Digital One press as part of a major investment programme in technology and a new extension at its headquarters in Irvine, Scotland. CV Labels, which was founded in 1989, moved into the pharma market in 2008, following a major decline in Scotland’s electronics […]
  • Iggesund UK renews its finishing area with Pasaban machinery

    By Converter on February 6, 2018
    The two KB2300 board sheeters will contribute to the British plant to continue offering a high-quality product alongside impeccable service  Iggesund, an important Swedish group and a benchmark in the board mills on a global scale, produces two of the highest quality paperboard products in the market. In their Workington (UK) plant they make “Incada” folding box board. The brand […]
  • Wrapping chocolate treat is child’s play for Tisomi Packaging

    By Converter on February 5, 2018
    Tisomi Packaging Machinery’s flow wrapper is helping an artisan confectioner deliver a fun experience for children in the shape of a dairy free, organic chocolate treat, accompanied by a selection of environmentally friendly self-assembly toys Family-run business Playin Choc, a London-based specialist in vegan and organic confectionery, turned to Tisomi’s expertise in chocolate packaging to meet growing demand, from health-conscious parents as […]