Huhtamaki entered the African flexible packaging market
Huhtamaki, a Finnish converter, has opened its flexible packaging plant in Egypt. Located in the great Cairo area, the new plant is around 37000 square meters and expected to hire 250 employees.
Kodak’s former flexographic packaging division relaunched under new name
Kodak’s previous flexographic packaging division will continue under the new name of Miraclon, after the company finalized the sale of the division to private equity firm Montagu Private Equity in November of last year.
RotoMetrics opens new facility in Brazil
The new plant features technology and capacity to produce enough flexible dies to meet the growing demand in Brazil and South America. Additionally, RotoMetrics and MLC offer dedicated local sales, service and technical support to help customers transition to flexible die technology or consult on successfully converting demanding applications. The additional support is also a tremendous help to global customers located in the region.
Two DS Smith packaging businesses acquired by International Paper
DS Smith has agreed the sale of two of its packaging business in north-west France and Portugal to International paper for €63m (£54m).
Herma moves label applicator division to new site
Herma, a provider of labeling machinery and self-adhesive labels and materials, has moved its Labeling Machinery Division to a new state-of-the-art facility at its headquarters site in Filderstadt, Germany.
Ritrama launches Shiny
Ritrama has developed Shiny, a new and innovative film in shiny silver metallic polyethylene, suitable for the creation of labels with high visual impact for flexible containers for the personal care, cosmetic and food sectors.
Armor targets textile industry
Thermal transfer ribbon manufacturer Armor is making strides in the textile market with the launch of a new grade of thermal transfer ribbon dedicated to the printing of textile labels.
Coke explores printed electronics
The technology behind the campaign comes from Berlin-based Inuru, a specialist in Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLED).On labels from Inuru applied by Inuru to a limited edition of 700 glass bottles, the iconic Coca-Cola logo lit up when touched.