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  • Orion Engineered Carbons Launches New Packaging System for Dust-free, Sustainable Handling

    By Converter on July 17, 2020
    Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. (NYSE: OEC), a worldwide supplier of specialty and high-performance Carbon Black, announced the introduction of a new packaging system with soluble and meltable Minibags for dust- free and sustainable handling. Orion has developed Minibags as a customized packaging solution for Carbon Black. Minibags are available for different material types, melting points and capacities. They have been […]
  • McLean Packaging Commits to Completely Renewable Energy

    By Converter on July 17, 2020
    McLean Packaging, a turnkey provider of rigid set boxes, folding cartons, corrugated displays and thermoformed packaging solutions with emphasis on the beauty and personal care sectors, has contracted with national energy advisory firm 5 and ENGIE Resources, LLC on a five-year energy agreement that supports the development of renewables. The deal supports McLean’s zero carbon transition and sustainability goals which […]
  • UK is a European hub for innovation in 3D printing, new study from European Patent Office shows

    By Converter on July 13, 2020
    A new study from the European Patent Office (EPO) reveals the United Kingdom as a leading European country in additive manufacturing (AM) innovation, also known as 3D printing. The United Kingdom accounts for 5% of AM patent applications at the European Patent Office (EPO), putting it in second place behind Germany with 19%. European patent applications for AM increased at […]
  • DataLase coding and marking technology helps increase supply chain efficiencies

    By Converter on July 10, 2020
    With the unprecedented growth in food retail and e-commerce, fast-tracked by COVID-19, the need to develop safer workplaces by reducing interactions among workers, together with the increased demands on the supply chain, has seen companies rely more heavily on automated technology that can assist with the real-time visibility of goods, employees and assets. In helping brands, manufacturers and logistics businesses […]
  • Davis-Standard to Promote Range of Technology at Converter’s Expo

    By Converter on July 8, 2020
    Davis-Standard will promote a broad portfolio of technology solutions August 24-25, 2020, at Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay, Wisc., in booth 93. Davis-Standard will highlight standard and tailored liquid coating lines for window and paint protection, specialty products, PSA and silicone release liners, as well as their inline and offline unwind and winding options for diverse applications. The complementary […]
  • Pasaban Service, Helping Our Customers Worldwide

    By Converter on July 8, 2020
    “Customer proximity and offering a high-quality service are our top priorities.” Iñigo Pagola, Service Manager of Pasaban. At Pasaban, we want to make sure that our clients receive excellent technical support. In order to ensure this, we have prioritised our customer services as we know this is the best way to obtain maximum performance from our paper and board sheeters […]

    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 […]