Film & Foil

  • 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 […]
  • New branding for Innovia Films

    By Converter on October 8, 2018
    On completion of the acquisition of Treofan Americas, CCL Industries announced that the company would immediately transition to trade under the name of Innovia Films. At this time the decision was also taken to rebrand Innovia Films as a whole. The purpose is to unify the new larger company which has a broader global footprint and to align the branding […]
  • Zenith takes first Promatrix FC foiling machine in the UK

    By Converter on September 3, 2018
    Zenith Print & Packaging has taken delivery of its third Masterwork machine and its second Promatrix model. In 2015 it bought a Promatrix 106CS (cutting and stripping) die-cutter, in 2016 it bought a Diana Smart 80 folder-gluer and now it has installed a Promatrix 106FC (foiling and cutting) machine, the first Promatrix foiling machine in the UK. These machines are […]
  • KM Packaging optimises resource efficiency with advanced lidding solutions

    By Converter on August 17, 2018
    KM Packaging, a leading global supplier of flexible packaging and lidding films, has harnessed its leading-edge KPeel range of advanced lidding film solutions to develop new, resource efficient, reduced-plastic packaging The mono-PET film range offers a high-performance, ‘seal and peel’ solution for renewable pulp and pressed board trays, to allow manufacturers to respond to widespread consumer demand for new sustainable […]
  • Stop the counterfeiters tampering with electronics

    By Converter on July 30, 2018
    The dramatic rise in counterfeiting across the $1billion global electronics industry has had a real impact on the anti-counterfeit packaging market. This market – that covers broadly printing, tags and labels – is expected to reach $105billion by 2023, with tags and labels the largest segment, rising to $65billion Part of this growth is down to the fact that the […]
  • Flex Films launches web metalised surface inspection system

    By Converter on July 26, 2018
    FLEXMETPROTECT is now placed under state of the art optical surface inspection technology and defect classification system that reveals and quantifies defects with the help of the newly launched Web Metalised Surface Inspection System. The system checks the entire web and allows for rapid and accurate detection of defects on the film. The Web Metalised Surface Inspection System is located in […]
  • Sculptured beauty adds new brand packaging appeal

    By Converter on July 25, 2018
    Dr Glenn Wood, COO of packaging technology providers, Fresnels Inc., says studies and a growing body of research reveal that shoppers struggle to home in on the product they will ultimately buy, and this is where the latest brand enhancement features can add real value – and sales Fresnels Inc. was the first to offer circular fresnel lenses in hot […]
  • Crown helps Coca-Cola Turkey go thermochromic for summer promo

    By Converter on July 13, 2018
    Coca-Cola Turkey has launched its summer promotional range, making unprecedented use of thermochromic inks to add colour, function and fun to ten new aluminium beverage can designs. Historically, one or two thermochromic inks have been combined to communicate temperature changes. For the first time, Coca-Cola Turkey is using thermochromic ink technology as a true decorative tool, making it an integral […]
  • Point Five Packaging introduces P5-RM semi-automatic tray seal system for food packaging

    By lpeake on June 13, 2018
    Designed for productivity, machine is ideal for sealing of vacuum gas-flushed MAP containers, vacuum skin packs, and seal-only trays and cups Point Five Packaging, a supplier of modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) equipment and premium packaging solutions for various food industry sectors, has introduced the P5-RM Semi-Automatic Seal System. Ideal for any food production or packaging environment, the machine is easily configurable for […]
  • Hugo Beck 2-in-1-solution combines flowpack and ziplock bag packaging within one machine

    By Converter on June 5, 2018
    Hugo Beck, the leading manufacturer of horizontal flowpack, film packaging and post-print processing systems, has launched a brand-new machine concept for film packaging. The flowpack X-D zip enables the production of 100% airtight standard flowpacks and three-side seal bags with a ziplock seal, from a single machine. Until now, this process required two different machines. The new 2-in-1 solution saves […]