Author archive for Sarah Mead

  • Innovia and Wildcorn develop a fully recyclable and sustainable pack

    By Sarah Mead on October 30, 2019
    Innovia Films and the German snack manufacturer, Wildcorn have worked together to produce a fully recyclable and sustainable pack for their Wildcorn organic popcorn range. Wildcorn founded 2016 in Berlin, produces a range of 100% organic, healthy and flavourful snacks, including dry roasted popcorn as a healthy alternative to crisps. In 2017 the company launched its first sustainability program in […]
  • Kolbe-Coloco installs Martin Automatic technology to reduce waste and boost productivity

    By Sarah Mead on October 7, 2019
    German printing company, Kolbe-Coloco Spezialdruck GmbH has fitted Martin Automatic non-stop unwind/splice and rewind units to its two Gallus RCS 430 narrow web combination presses. The company is known for roll labels, sales folders, brochures, special-effect cards and unusual 3D advertising material for point of sale in the sheet fed and roll to roll printing sectors. The company, which is […]
  • Westpak chooses Comexi Laminator with Vetaphone Corona

    By Sarah Mead on September 30, 2019
    One of Finland’s leading manufacturing suppliers of laminated flexible packaging for the food industry, Westpak Oy AB, has installed a Comexi ML2 laminator at its production facility in Säkylä, some 200km north-west of the capital city of Helsinki. Significantly, it is one of the first of the new Comexi laminators to be fitted with Vetaphone Corona technology under an agreement […]
  • Rotometrics installs first Versa-Cut anvils in UK

    By Sarah Mead on September 19, 2019
    Rotometrics, the global manufacturing leader of rotary tooling, has introduced a new range of adjustable anvils called Versa-Cut. Designed with dual adjustment to give the press operator precise control of liner strike, Versa-Cut offers parallel and single-side adjustability to overcome the challenges associated with substrate inconsistencies, thinner liners, and uneven die wear. Neil Lilly, sales director of Rotometrics UK, explained: “Versa-Cut’s […]
  • Davis-Standard introduces DS-Blend feedscrew design

    By Sarah Mead on September 16, 2019
    Davis-Standard is pleased to introduce the latest option in its award-winning feesdcrew line, the DS-Blend. This patent-pending design improves the performance of a single screw extruder for demanding applications by providing distributive and disipative melt mixing. The two-stage approach achieves outputs similar to those of a single-stage barrier screw, but with a lower melt temperature and reduced energy requirements. It […]
  • Davis-Standard’s Global and Regional Expertise at MedTec China

    By Sarah Mead on September 9, 2019
    Davis-Standard will market the company’s extensive line of medical tubing solutions at booth R201 during MedTec China, September 25-27, in Shanghai. This includes complete systems manufactured in the United States, as well as extruders designed in the US and fabricated locally at Davis-Standard’s subsidiary Davis-Standard (Suzhou) Plastic Packaging Machinery Co., Ltd. Davis-Standard supplies complete systems for a variety of tubing […]
  • PlasticFreeLand™ Debuts at Packaging Innovations London 2019

    By Sarah Mead on September 3, 2019
    The packaging industry’s most contentious topic – sustainability – is set to be the focus of the new PlasticFreeLand™ at Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London 2019, when it returns to Olympia next week (11 & 12 September). The brand-new feature has been created by A Plastic Planet, which joined Packaging Innovations in 2018 to debut the first ever plastic-free […]
  • Titan ER610-DT Compact Dual turret Slitter Rewinder, the next generation compact turret slitter rewinder

    By Sarah Mead on August 27, 2019
    Compact Dual Turret Slitter Rewinder to maximise productivity, processing web widths up to 1650mm (65″) at up to 600m/min (2000ft/min). From three years in research and development, with multi-million-pound investment in new parts design and processes, this new Compact Slitter Rewinder demonstrates unparalleled build standards with solid and dependable engineering from the outset. The ER610-DT project ensured unequalled combinations of […]
  • Fish product packaging quality assurance systems

    By Sarah Mead on August 21, 2019
    Packaging exists to make what would otherwise be impossible possible. It contains and protects the product and enables a food, beverage or a flat screen television to be shipped long distances, often to different countries, then to a distribution centre and to the retailer where its displayed and sold. By Tom Kerchiss – RK Print Coat Instruments Containment and protection […]
  • Packaging Innovations London set to Inspire at 10th Anniversary Show

    By Sarah Mead on July 22, 2019
    Packaging Innovations 2019 will return to Olympia for its 10th edition on 11 & 12 September, hosted alongside Luxury Packaging London. As the capital’s most exclusive packaging event it will bring the industry together in a festival of cutting-edge, branded and bespoke packaging, when it welcomes over 180 industry specialists to what is set to be its biggest show to […]