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  • MRE installs first Mark Andy LED-UV press in Germany

    By Converter on November 20, 2019
    Mehner & Rust Etiketten GmbH (MRE), based in Lichtentanne, a small town between Plauen and Zwickau in Saxony, can trace its roots back to the period immediately after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 when the Communist East Germany suddenly emerged into the capitalist western world. Founded and still owned and managed by Heiko Mehner and Klaus-Dieter Rust, […]
  • ePac UK gears up for grand opening

    By Converter on November 19, 2019
    Leading flexible packaging specialist ePac UK is proud to announce the Grand Opening of its new Silverstone site. The digital-only company is getting ready to celebrate with customers and other guests on 4 December 2019 at its brand-new production facility at Arrow Park in Brackley, Northamptonshire. With the first orders already rolling off the production line, ePac UK Silverstone will […]
  • NARROW WEB TWISTS AND TURNS

    By Converter on November 13, 2019
    By Tom Kerchiss, RK Print The ultimate aim of the narrow web converter is essentially the same as it is for their counterparts operating in wide web converting – that is to turn out a product to the highest quality in the minimum of time and at the same time realising a healthy profit. Easier said than done. Overcapacity in […]
  • Bimec at K 2019, a very successful participation

    By Converter on November 11, 2019
    Known as the main reference point for plastics and flexible packaging sector, K 2019 is now a new turning point in the constant growth of Bimec. Bimec took this great opportunity to conclude important sales and to strengthen many commercial relationships with its customers. Attending events like K 2019 has always been considered by Bimec as an important meeting point […]
  • MRE installs first Mark Andy LED-UV press in Germany

    By Converter on November 11, 2019
    Mehner & Rust Etiketten GmbH (MRE), based in Lichtentanne, a small town between Plauen and Zwickau in Saxony, can trace its roots back to the period immediately after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 when the Communist East Germany suddenly emerged into the capitalist western world. Founded and still owned and managed by Heiko Mehner and Klaus-Dieter Rust, […]
  • Is single-use plastic killing Christmas?

    By Converter on November 11, 2019
    As we face a global plastic crisis, Andrea Falco of HSM UK emphasises the importance of implementing a green policy and avoiding single-use plastic at work during the Christmas period. Christmas, one of the biggest and most celebrated holidays of the year is upon us, which means only one thing – our use of single-use plastic will go into overdrive. […]
  • Fabio Perini presents the Tissue Performance Center

    By Converter on November 8, 2019
    Fabio Perini presents at MIAC the Tissue Performance Center, a next generation technologic environment where expert engineers, supported by company data scientists, continuously register and analyse customers’ data to supply information on the machines status and suggest improvements to maximise the overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) of the production lines. Thanks to a direct connection with the customers’ machines, the Tissue […]
  • C&T reports that the demand for consignment stock continues to grow

    By Converter on November 8, 2019
    C&T Channel Matrix (C&T), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of creasing matrix, introduced a new strategy of managed consignment stock earlier this year and is delighted to announce that ten of its UK customers have already implemented this stock system. Designed to provide an improved service to these customers, the consignment policy removes the need for customers to manage […]
  • Croxsons deliver a bespoke solution for Balblair’s super premium single malt

    By Converter on November 7, 2019
    Leading glass packaging company, Croxsons, has supplied primary packaging for Balblair Distillery’s rare 25 year old single malt whisky. Being one of the oldest working distilleries in the Scottish Highlands, Balblair had recently commissioned new packaging for their collection of premium single malt Scotch whiskies and needed a suitable bespoke design for their jewel in the crown. Croxsons has worked […]
  • Double E delivers the tissue industry’s lightest core plug

    By Converter on November 6, 2019
    Double E’s new core plug weighs at least 1/3 less than what you are using today. As part of its efforts to service the Converting Industry by enhancing productivity and safety, Double E recently introduced its new carbon fibre-based Ultra-Light Core Plug. This Ultra-Light Core Plug builds upon Double E’s industry leadership in applying carbon fibre technology to the converting […]