Author archive for Converter


    By Converter on June 25, 2020
    Since 1955, Calemard® the Machinery division of Spoolex has been engineering and manufacturing quality converting equipment for various industries. After having delivered many machines in more than 100 countries, Calemard® is now recognized as a global partner for converting solutions! Thanks to the process expertise of its technical teams and its modular concept, each converting equipment engineered and manufactured by […]

    By Converter on June 18, 2020
    Skymark, a leading independent manufacturer of flexible film packaging solutions for the food, hygiene and medical sectors, has announced the launch of a new range of multifunctional, fully recyclable Polyethylene (PE) laminates. Launched in early 2019, Skymark has successfully commercialised its recyclable PE/PE laminate product range to replace existing mixed material laminates running on today’s packing lines. Manufactured in a vertically integrated production facility in Scunthorpe, the company’s range […]
  • Baldwin’s Ahlbrandt launches its particle-free CleanSpec Corona electrode

    By Converter on June 18, 2020
    Baldwin Technology’s Ahlbrandt System GmbH has announced that its new CleanSpec—the world’s first and only particle-free Corona electrode—is ready to be shipped on demand within 24 hours from when an order is placed. Ahlbrandt sets the industry standard for high-efficiency Corona surface treatment systems, and the durable, future-proof CleanSpec offers a long service life, increased uptime and an optimal return […]
  • ABB selected to supply new automated paper testing solution at Progroup’s most environmentally friendly mill

    By Converter on June 18, 2020
    ABB has been selected by Progroup – one of Europe’s leading containerboard and corrugated board manufacturers – to supply and install its latest L&W Autoline automated paper testing solution for a new 750,000 tonne-capacity PM3 paper machine at Progroup’s third ultra-modern mill in Sandersdorf-Brehna, Germany. Commencing production in late Summer 2020, the mill will set industry-leading standards of energy efficiency […]
  • Pasaban at Drupa 2021

    By Converter on June 15, 2020
    Once more, Pasaban will be present at Drupa 2021, the international printing technology trade fair to be held from the 20th to 30th of April in Düsseldorf. Held every four years, the fair receives 260,000 visitors from 183 countries, mainly from the printing and packaging industries. Pasaban will be exhibiting its range of paper and cardboard converting equipment, showing off its […]
  • Tetra Pak commits to net zero emissions

    By Converter on June 12, 2020
    Tetra Pak reconfirms its strategic priority in driving the sustainability transformation by setting an ambition for net zero emissions across the value chain by 2050, supporting this with an intermediate 2030 target of net zero carbon emissions across its own operations. The company will also set emissions reduction targets in line with 1.5°C according to the Science Based Targets (SBT) […]
  • New lids for The Collective are a Recipe for Success

    By Converter on June 12, 2020
    Leading pre-cut lids manufacturer Chadwicks of Bury (part of the Clondalkin Group) has produced a differentiated lidding solution for gourmet yoghurt brand, The Collective. Twelve different designs of the UV Flexo printed clear PET lids have been produced, each one featuring a different recipe with the method revealed upon opening. Utilising the same innovative technology as Chadwicks’ unique coding concept, […]
  • DOMO to stop and close BOPA production at Leuna plant

    By Converter on June 12, 2020
    DOMO Chemicals, a leading producer of high-quality engineering materials for a diverse range of markets, has announced plans to stop and close its third line of Biaxally Oriented PA films (BOPA) from DOMO in Leuna (Germany), effective from August 2020. Affected employees have been informed and other operations at the Leuna plant will not be impacted by the move. The […]
  • Ulrich Etiketten improves flexo quality with new KODAK FLEXCEL NX System from Miraclon

    By Converter on June 10, 2020
    Ulrich Etiketten, the market leader for self-adhesive labels in Austria and one of the top 10 label producers in Europe, has expanded its flexo platemaking capability with a KODAK FLEXCEL NX Mid System from Miraclon. Based in Vienna, the company employs around 200 people and caters mainly for the pharmaceutical and food industries as well as for the cosmetics and […]

    By Converter on June 10, 2020
    Marchesini Group S.p.A. is a world-leading Italian manufacturer of automated packaging machinery and an established supplier to some of the biggest names in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and food industries. As one of Stratasys’ largest customers in Europe, the company today reveals how it has embraced an entirely customized production business model to meet the needs of the international packaging sector – […]