OLBRICH GmbH is one of the leading suppliers of customized converting machinery for a wide range of coating and laminating applications to the paper, film and foil converting industries. OLBRICH’s success is based on an ongoing effort to implement state of the art innovations within the fields of coating, laminating, drying and winding technology and always with the focus of the customer’s needs!
Meech International has reaffirmed its position as the leading supplier of web cleaning technologies by updating its highly versatile array of contact and non-contact cleaners. The CyClean, TakClean, VacClean and ShearClean each provide businesses with a customised web cleaning solution regardless of production requirements.
Nordson Corporation, a global provider of precision technology solutions for a wide variety of industries, has reserved a 1,000 sq. ft. booth at ICE USA 2013, where the company will display its products along with those of recently acquired companies EDI and Xaloy.
Tension measurement and controls manufacturer Dover Flexo Electronics, Inc. (DFE) will demonstrate the EasyView tension indicator at the International Converting Exhibition (ICE USA) in Orlando, FL from April 9th through 11th.
The widest slitter rewinder in the world has been delivered to China Soft Packaging Group. The customer ordered three 11-meter wide machines of the type monoslit giant from GOEBEL Schneid- und Wickelsysteme GmbH. They are intended for processing plastic films.
In 2014, a new EU Packaging Directive is set to come into force which will place the responsibility for ensuring that packaging is not excessive for the purpose intended and is suitable for recycling, energy recovery or composting firmly with the packaging producer.
Wind Point Partners announced today that portfolio company Hilex Poly, a manufacturer and recycler of plastic retail carry out bags and film products, has acquired portions of the North American Flexible Packaging division of Amsterdam-based Clondalkin Group. The businesses that Hilex Poly has acquired are Fortune Plastics, Accutech Plastics and Direct Plastics Limited. This transaction will allow the company to continue to diversify its product line, as well as expand its recycling technologies.
How has the industry been innovating? We find the answers here…okay, maybe just one answer. Here’s a hint: it’s circular and economic. There are always ways plants can lower costs, how plasma surface treatment can deliver, an interview with Bill Kuecker from Mondi Consumer Flexibles and lots of other neat things.