PACKAGING PRODUCTION


Germany-based RKW is strengthening its position in the Southeast Asian market with strategic multi-million Euro investments in technology, infrastruct

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Chemco is one of India’s leading packaging solutions provider meeting the demands of some of the biggest brand owners in the country. It manufac

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At PackPlus 2016, Biku Kohli, director of SP Ultraflex Systems was present to promote its brand of slitters which is already a hit in the Indian marke

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Electronics For Imaging, widely known as EFI announced that its EFI Fiery Color Profiler Suite, version 4.9, was awarded the G7 System Certification b

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Valco Melton’s focus is still very much on packaging at the moment says Ravi Kiran, director of Valco Melton India. In PackPlus 2016, Valco Melt

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At drupa 2016, Italian firm Comiflex SRL and India’s largest global flexible packaging solution company Uflex shook hands to manufacture gear an

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The drupa 2016 exhibition was a success for Bobst, launching six new products. Bobst Group recorded a good first half-year 2016. Sales amounted to CHF

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Huhtamaki has acquired 51% of Val Pack Solutions (Valpack), paper cup manufacturer based in Mumbai. With the acquisition, Huhtamaki enters the growing

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In printing industry, precision and efficiency cannot be emphasized enough. In order to offer infallible printing consistency to its converting client

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Parksons Packaging, one of India’s largest monocarton printers and converters, ordered two of the latest generation Speedmaster CX 102 presses a

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Western India Corrugated Box Manufacturers Association is organizing an Intermediate Certificate Course in Corrugated Packaging in Mumbai. Thirty-five

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India’s largest global flexible packaging solution company Uflex and WaveFront Technology have announced an extension of their existing alliance

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We are about to watch a big step forward in advanced color management with the coming introduction of ICC Version 5, also called iccMAX. At drupa we h

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ATE which has in recent years specialized in environmentally friendly solutions for industry including the print and packaging industry showed feature

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At drupa 2016, Taiwan-based Paktek, a manufacturer of auto folder-gluers, auto flute laminators and flattening and slicing machines promoted its KS-16

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At drupa 2016, GlobalVision, a world leader in the development of innovative proofreading technologies demonstrated for the first time the integration

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Actually there is no centre-stage at drupa for packaging. The 17 halls are spread out and although the organizers presented packaging award exhibition

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The offices of Iberica in El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain have now been taken over by Koenig & Bauer (KBA). The takeover of Iberica in Spai

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The first few days at drupa have been busy and well attended. Total occupied exhibition space has been reduced, to the delight of the software and pap

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Around the globe consumers are finding that juices and sports drinks are a healthy alternative to what are often rather sugary soft drinks. Bottlers w

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Sidel, the leading global provider of PET solutions for liquid packaging, is highlighting the importance of complete line solutions in delivering opti

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Not many know that Surya Foods is also present in the juice market. Known as a biscuit, confectionery and chocolate manufacturer Surya Foods started o

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Packaging South Asia caught up with Gopal Pillai – director and GM, Seller Services, Amazon India to talk more about how this standardization dr

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Toyo Ink, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Toyo Ink Group, has been chosen as the preferred global supplier of UV sheetfed offset inks to KBA-Sheetfed

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Heidelberg India have signed their biggest ever drupa order with Parksons Packaging, one of India’s leading sheetfed packaging printers. The ord

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Noida-based Nutech Packagings has become India’s first company to sign a deal with Monotech Systems for the Scodix E106, which was launched at d

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Bosch Packaging Technology presented the latest generation of the ALF series at Pharmatag 2016 on 10 and 11 May in Crailsheim, Germany. In addition to

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Asahi Photoproducts in Treviso, Italy, a pioneer in flexographic photopolymer plate development has adopted Asahi AWPTM – water-washable flexo p

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Enfocus has introduced PitStop 13 update 2, which is the latest version of the company’s signature PDF quality control software. The software in

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Italian firm Comiflex SRL has shaken hands with India’s largest global flexible packaging solution company Uflex confirming its intent to manufa

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Esko is expanding the quick-start business opportunities available to its customers via an online portal with the launch of the ArtiosCAD Display Stor

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On 5 June 2016 Label Products’ CEOs Marc and Pieter Dhondt made a toast on their investment in the Xeikon 3300 at the company stand at drupa. Th

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TechNova, India’s leading technology pioneer and manufacturer of a full range of offset and digital printing solutions, is Esko’s new rese

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Creative Edge Software, developer of the award-winning iC3D packaging design software, has helped Sun Branding Solutions create a range of new packagi

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At the ongoing drupa 2016, EFI and Esko announced on 31 May that they have signed a letter of intent to bring a combined workflow solution to market t

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At drupa 2016, HP has introduced a range of digital printing solutions designed to empower print service providers (PSPs) to reinvent  their poss

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Landa has named colordruck Baiersbronn as its first customer in Europe for the Landa S10 Nanographic Printing Press. The leading German folding carton

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ISRA Vision, the specialist for surface inspection and machine vision, has expanded its management team as part of its continuous growth plan for the

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U-Pack International, the manufacturer of the Shear-line roller press diecutter, has installed two stainless steel Shear-lines in the new Smith and Ne

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Hyderabad-based Techno Graphic Services (TGS) is a leading distributor of finishing equipment in the country. It distributes several types of equipmen

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Dusseldorf  31 May 2016 – On the first day of the exhibition, it seems that the halls are busy. I think it would be hasty to say too much a

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The dizzying rounds of press conferences starting the day before drupa and going on for the first few days have begun. The press centre is full of the

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In the last few years there has been a clear trend of commercial printers diversifying into the world of packaging printing. Many have taken the plung

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Koenig & Bauer (KBA) has finalized a Letter of Intent with Officine Meccaniche G. Cerutti  (OMGC) in Casale Monferrato, near Alessandria, Ita

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In order to meet the increasingly demanding standards in the flexible packaging industry for barrier applications and products with longer shelf-life,

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Last year the Indian flexible industry invested in eight printing lines from Bobst’s range of gravure solutions, including 4003, 5002 and 888 mo

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Electronics Devices was established in 1974 to produce high frequency dielectric and induction heating equipments. The company’s induction seali

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There has been a great deal of capacity building in the South Asian packaging industry since the last drupa. The last four years have seen an influx o

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Over the last few years, Andheri East-based label printer Coats & Pack has regularly adopted and enhanced technology in its continuous endeavour t

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Cherat Packaging Pakistan and BSW Machinery, the Vienna-based subsidiary of Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H), are partners since 2010 whe

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Bloomflex, a flexible packaging company based in Hyderabad, has opted for CI flexo press from the Czech Republic-based Soma Engineering. The 8-color S

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In November 2015, we had written how the first phase of the KPPC project was already yielding its first dividend. At that time, as a part of its Phase

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One of the most, or some would say the most, important ingredient for the success of any economy or any industry or any company is to have ample skill

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Automation was again a big technology at interpack and this time it went beyond conveyors and robots picking up and placing objects or packs or surrog

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The journey to Mumbai went smoothly. Now, the multi-function press 1-TBR Compact from HC Moog is about to reach the best stage of its journey from Rue

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Already available to India’s fresh produce industry and marketed globally Uflex’s patented Freshflex technology is now being incorporated

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UK-based producer of high-tech film products Innovia Group  is  seling  its  Cellophane business unit to Futamura Chemicals Co., m

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Godfrey Phillips India (GPI), has set up its own Innovative Packaging Centre (Ipac) near Delhi for the in-house development of packaging for its cigar

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Uflex has recently developed Cast Polypropylene (CPP) Film with Robust Seal Performance. This film finds widespread use in addressing different types

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IGT Testing Systems presents during drupa 2016 the latest developments in printability testing. The Amsterdam series of testers is a range of flexible

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