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Schubert International has developed a system that enables fragrances to be applied directly to printing materials such as labels, packaging, brochures and mailings without costly additional materials or equipment.
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Schubert International has developed a system that enables fragrances to be applied directly to printing materials such as labels, packaging, brochures and mailings without costly additional materials or equipment.
Schubert International has developed a system that enables fragrances to be applied directly to printing materials such as labels, packaging, brochures and mailings without costly additional materials or equipment.
“Odours have a power of persuasion stronger than that of words, appearances, emotions or will. The persuasive power of an odour cannot be fended off – it enters into us like breath into our lungs, it fills us up, imbues us totally. There is no remedy for it.”
The introducing statement that Patrick Süskind makes in his bestseller Perfume: The Story of a Murderer is not only the product of his fantasy. The region in our brain where the smell gathered by our olfactory receptors is processed lies within the limbic system. This area of the brain is involved in the detection and expression of emotional responses, and a part of it processes and formats memories.
Numerous studies relating to perception and memory of marketing messages state that the more senses are touched by a package or flyer, the better the recall of the message will be. Fragrance signatures help our brain even more with memory processing. The message “the rose bath makes you feel as though you are sitting in a real rose garden” may be remembered more easily if a picture of a rose garden is added. A corresponding fragrance on the package or the promotion enhances the processing of the visual and the message within the limbic system and potentiates the effect of the visual on the message memory. In other words, the fragrance anchors a rose garden image of the product in our brain.
If a rose fragrance recalls a rose bath more easily, then a warm, aromatic note of vanilla makes us feel comfortable. However, even if vanilla is perceived by most of us as pleasant, it won’t have a desirable effect on an adventure product such as a skydive. This shows that transferring laboratory and academic findings into products is neither easy nor quick, which is why we are only beginning to see the development of products and marketing campaigns that are properly using scents in their work. The challenge marketers face is how to use the properties of scents effectively, in terms of cost and efficiency.
Lothar Schubert and his daughter Birgit Rothoerl saw this need more than 25 years ago and founded the Germany and New York-based company Schubert International. The company developed a system that enables fragrances to be applied directly to printing materials such as labels, packaging, brochures and mailings without costly additional materials or equipment.
SCENTIFIC is the name of the technology that makes this possible. A light powder consisting of polymer capsules is mixed in varnishes suitable for all printing systems, so that the smell may also be applied as a fifth colour on a printing product. Schubert International offers varnishes for all kinds of paper qualities as well as plastic and foil. SCENTIFIC varnishes may also be applied to labels that are attached to the final packaging. The fine breeze of a rose bath or the strong note of smoked meat may later be released by gently rubbing over the scented area, and it is noticeable on the printed material and on the contact area of the skin. The SCENTIFIC patent brings a great attribute to the creative world: fragrances may be conserved for years and still be released as fresh as at the beginning.
Schubert International’s main clients are in personal care and the cosmetics businesses. In particular, direct-selling companies in less densely populated states can profit from the ability to make customers smell a product before buying – letting themselves indulge in fragrance-related emotions and memories.
“The demand for scented packaging has risen in the last five years, even in areas with high population density,” says Birgit Rothoerl. “In former times, consumers would go to a supermarket and open the bottle of washing agent to catch its smell. Today many products are vacuum-packed to ensure their quality and longevity. This makes marketers think about new, cost-effective products for odour sampling.”
Schubert International is a global leader in development, production and distribution of microencapsulated fragrance varnishes. SCENTIFIC is an advanced technology which enlarges the possibilities for advertising with fragrances. Using SCENTIFIC you may process either your proprietary scents or standard fragrances from Schubert International into micro-capsules, which can be applied to sampling systems, promotional brochures, product packaging and sales literature.
SCENTIFIC research chemists have developed an advanced technology for encapsulating fragrance oils within synthetic polymers that preserve the integrity and intensity of the scents for many years. The micro-encapsulated scent is supplied pre-mixed into a commercial varnish ready for application onto a wide range of paper-based materials as well as foil or plastic. The application as a last step in the four-color printing process makes additional equipment superfluous and thus the printing job more cost-effective. Customers can release the fragrance only by destroying the micro-capsules – either by rubbing the scented area or by opening a sealed flap or label enclosing the scent. The fragrance can be activated many times without losing its effectiveness and the truest fragrance rendition helps the brain to memorize the fragrance note and makes the scented message more efficient.
Thanks to SCENTIFIC technology the varnishes may be applied in all existing printing processes throughout the world – offset, flexo, screen, rotogravure and even coldset printing. You may choose between waterbased, oilbased, UV drying and solvent based varnish systems, which ensures that your printing job can be realized. We offer you more than 200 different fragrances to match your product, message and target group. And even if you may not find a suitable fragrance from our repertoire, we may encapsulate your own scented oil. It only has to be suitable for micro-encapsulation, which means it shouldn’t include any alcoholic and water-soluble ingredients. Your printing project is more special? Just contact us and we may provide you individual solutions.
Established in 1986 and based in Utting, Germany and New York City, Schubert International has focused on international customers from the beginning. We supply companies with our SCENTIFIC technology in over 100 countries of the world. We may call major fragrance houses our customers in advertising their products. Though our client base is quite diverse and includes amongst others printers, creative and marketing agencies, publishers, branded companies from cosmetic business and food industry. They choose us due to the many years shelf-life of the printed products, the ever steady high quality of delivered goods and a scent presentation which is the truest to the original fragrance. Allow yourselves to be convinced by SCENTIFIC varnishes and use the form below to send us your business enquiry.
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May 22, 2019, Noida (India): Uflex was declared winner for Excellence in Sustainable Packaging in the category of ‘Solid Dosage Forms’ for its pharma packaging innovation Alu-Au Laminates at the 4th Annual India Packaging Awards hosted by UBM India, held in Mumbai yesterday.
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February 13, 2019, Noida: Continuing with its string of wins, Uflex Ltd has been recognized for innovative packaging in the category of Excellence in Packaging – Beverages (Large Enterprises) for Asepto Spark ‘Fresca’ at The Economic Times Polymers Awards 2019 held on Feb 12, 2019 at Mumbai.
February 11, 2019, Noida (India): Uflex stole the show with six awards at the recently held IFCA STAR AWARDS 2018 with special emphasis on Innovation, Graphics, Creativity, Branding and R&D. IFCA Star Awards is a prestigious award for the Flexible Packaging & Carton Packaging industries that provides the packaging sector with a platform to showcase innovative minds in the industry and recognize their continuous efforts through development of pioneering products and technology.
March 07, 2019, New Delhi: Shri Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister for Commerce and Industries, Govt. of India along with Ashok Chaturvedi, CMD, Uflex Ltd inaugurated the 1st Global Conference on Plastic & Packaging today. The two day conference is the first ever forum for discussion on packaging & plastics being held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
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Noida, September 21, 2018: The Chemicals Business of Uflex Ltd, a leading supplier of Inks, Adhesives and Speciality Coatings, has launched a new PU based NTNK ink series ‘Flexglide 1817’ for Alu Alu blister packing, for Pharma Industry.
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21 August 2018, Noida: - Fresca’s most- awaited holographic aseptic packs are all set to dazzle retail shelves. Fresca is one of the leading and fastest growing Juice Brands of India. The company has three manufacturing facilities with a strong presence in more than 10 to 12 states of India. Fresca officially launch’s India’s first Holographic Pack in 200ml Tropical Mix and Guava Premium Juice category. Therefore, this festive season consumer will get to hold on to a new packaging to share with their close ones.
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27 June 2018, Noida (India): Flexfresh, the special patented film that Uflex Limited has developed comprising a proprietary polymeric formula elongating the shelf life of flowers is serving to be a boon for Flower Companies across the globe.
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As part of its circular economy package, the European Commission has proposed challenging targets for the plastics industry. By 2025, 55% of plastic packaging waste must be prepared for re-use and recycling. The industry recognises that a business as usual approach will not meet this target. Fresh approaches and close collaboration across the value chain are required.
International market leader in fresh food packaging, LINPAC, has made two new appointments to support its marketing and innovation strategy.
Fresh food packaging manufacturer, LINPAC, has successfully demonstrated it is meeting the national customer service standard as set out by the Institute of Customer Service (ICS) by retaining its ICS ServiceMark accreditation.
Tobias Müller is the new marketing manager at Zanders with effect since 1 November 2016.
Leading fresh-food packaging manufacturer, LINPAC, has given the careers of local students a boost by supporting a series of apprenticeships in customer services.
Packaging marketing specialist, Nikki Clark, has been appointed group marketing manager at LINPAC. The move will support the leading packaging manufacturer’s marketing and innovation strategy.
LINPAC has developed a variety of high-quality designs for its Rfresh® Evolve rigid VSP trays in collaboration with print partner, Parkside Flexibles, to enhance consumer appeal and shelf standout.
An innovative poultry split pack created by LINPAC in collaboration with Tesco Plc. and Cargill has been awarded ‘highly commended’ in two categories at the prestigious UK Packaging Awards, which were held at Grosvenor House, London yesterday on 27 October.
Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilisers launches a new grade in its portfolio of polypropylene random crystalline temperature (PP-RCT) pipes.
Weight reduction in the new Opel/Vauxhall Astra supported by Borealis and Borouge low density polypropylene compounds.
Borealis, leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilisers, announces it has entered into a formal cooperation with Taiwan-based convertor Reach Plastic Industrial Co., Ltd. The new collaboration builds upon the foundations of an existing multi-year relationship and strengthens Borealis’ position as a global polypropylene (PP) foam base resin and technology provider.
Borealis and Borouge, leading providers of innovative, value-creating plastics solutions, announce the introduction of a step-change concept in flexible plastic packaging, the Full PE Laminate solution.
Borealis, Borouge and NOVA Chemicals each share a foundation of growth through innovation and a steady commitment to maintaining their engagement along the entire value chain. They now invite their individual customers and partners to “Join Our Journey” at K Fair 2016 Düsseldorf, Germany.
Munksjö, a world-leading manufacturer of advanced specialty papers, today announces the extension of its AderpackTM range with a 35 g/m² low basis weight paper for cooking and baking applications. This light paper grade enables a lower environment footprint while maintaining high release performance and temperature resistance.
Fresh food packaging manufacturer LINPAC has recently made two new appointments to support its global films business and to build upon its leading sustainability position.
New digital print grade for high-quality packaging and graphic applications.
Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, will study the feasibility of a new, world-scale propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant. The plant would be located at the existing Borealis production site in Kallo, Belgium.
Young’s Seafood has unveiled an innovative printed fish pack after collaborating with market leading fresh food packaging manufacturer LINPAC.
Market leading fresh food packaging manufacturer, LINPAC, ranks high in the UK Customer Satisfaction Index, according to the latest survey carried out by independent body, the Institute of Customer Service (ICS).
Retailers, food manufacturers and the packaging converting sector need to design packaging for both functionality and the environment, according to LINPAC, the leading fresh food packaging manufacturer.
Munksjö, a world-leading manufacturer of advanced paper products, today inaugurates a totally new 9,200m² storage centre at its specialty paper mill in Rottersac, France. This substantially improves the logistic conditions for a high-quality customer service.
Zanders, a globally active German specialist for innovative labelling and packaging solutions with headquarters in Bergisch Gladbach, is launching the new oil and grease resistant (OGR) food contact paper Zanbarrier OGR. In the future, Zanbarrier will also be available in other barrier variations, rounding off the range of flexible packaging paper.
Leading international fresh food packaging manufacturer LINPAC welcomes the launch of an inquiry into the economic, environmental and social impact of food waste by the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee.
Today, AR Metallizing, world leader in metallised paper production, awarded a VOKA Bryo scholarship and a stipend to Laura Melis, second-year student in interior and design at Thomas More College in Mechelen.
Fresh food packaging manufacturer LINPAC has teamed up with Tesco and Cargill, leading supplier of chicken products, to launch a new split pack for poultry that addresses portion control and food waste concerns.
Ignorance and misconceptions around plastic packaging continue to hold back the food industry in making inroads into sustainability, food and packaging waste, according to LINPAC director of innovation, Ana Fernandez.
Innovation in poultry packaging is driving change in the sector as European packers and retailers look for more sustainable and novel solutions to maximise sales, according to Alan Davey, Innovation Director, at fresh food packaging manufacturer, LINPAC.
Recently Rivella, one of the most popular soft drinks in Switzerland, undertook a complete brand redesign. The goal was to introduce a new logo, bottle design and label with a younger, more dynamic look.
Mumm, a premium sparkling wine, has become the canvas of Spanish artist Alex Trochut. Trochut created a design which abstracts the lively bubbling of the elegant sparkling wine and the colours of the three varieties – Dry, Extra Dry, Rosé Dry.
Distell brand Savanna is one of the world’s largest selling ciders and South Africa’s leading cider export, available in more than 60 countries. After 18 years the ACL decorated pack required an upgrade.
Blackmores, Australia’s leading natural health brand, honoured their best suppliers at the Blackmores Supplier Conference in Sydney.
Bud Light has recently hit the market with newly designed packaging. The fresh new look highlights the brand’s key attributes – premium ingredients and a heritage of distinctive care in brewing, while the bold logo helps the brand stand out on crowded shelves.
MacDermid Graphics Solutions has successfully finalised a collaborative partnership with Comexi, a leading company specializing in machinery solutions for the flexible packaging converting industry.
Leverages flat-top dot expertise to expand LUX portfolio, introduces the latest thermal platemaking technology.
Leading fresh food packaging manufacturer, LINPAC, has been chosen as a finalist in the 2016 European Business Awards for the Environment (EBAE).
Zanders, the manufacturer of high quality speciality papers and boards, has launched Zanpack, a new range of boards with a special surface and extremely pure whiteness, which will bring out the full intensity and brilliance of printing inks.
A £1.2 million investment in machinery will enable leading fresh food packaging manufacturer, LINPAC, to produce a further 200 million expanded polystyrene (EPS) trays each year at its St Helens manufacturing site in the North West.
The Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) has selected MacDermid’s LUX® In-The-Plate™ (ITP) technology as the recipient of its 2016 Technical Innovation Award.
As the global flat-top dots experts, MacDermid Graphics Solutions demonstrates its commitment to the technology by previewing its latest In-The-Plate™ (ITP) additions to the LUX® ITP™ Platform at FTA INFO*FLEX 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas, US.
MacDermid Printing Solutions launched a new brand image today with a more contemporary look that reflects the company's continued innovation in the packaging, screen printing and newspaper businesses.
With brand owner and retailer focus continuing to be placed on cost reduction and improved efficiency, all eyes are on the potential that fixed colour palette printing brings and what it can deliver for the large brands. But it’s not as simple as many might think. Many large flexible packaging companies promote the idea, but very few are actually delivering the solution effectively on a large scale.
Higher quality, economic shorter runs, improved profitability and great customer satisfaction.
Zanders, the manufacturer of high-quality speciality papers and boards, has relaunched its Silver digital range.
Two leading food packaging manufacturers have teamed up to create a premium range of patisserie cartons ideal for cakes, cream buns, gateaux and pastries.
Málaga Produtos Metalizados will be a fully owned subsidiary of AR Metallizing. The acquisition has no impact on the jobs of the company’s 164 employees. Also, the members of the Málaga family will remain active.
Best of Show: “As close as you can get to perfect.”
Building on consolidation and past success, the company implements a new growth strategy, for even greater innovation excellence and increased customer proximity. A move that will help it set new standards and put it at the forefront of its industry.
Asahi Photoproducts, a leading worldwide flexographic plate manufacturer, recognizes the need for fast-paced packaging and label printing companies to deliver ever higher levels of graphic print quality, both consistently and profitably.
AR Metallizing, the global leader in the manufacturing of metallized papers for labelling and flexible packaging, will be present next week at BrauBeviale 2015 (Stand 517 Hall 4A, 10-12 November).
Sun Chemical experts to speak at PACK EXPO about coatings and brand protection solutions.
Sun Chemical experts to speak at PACK EXPO about coatings and brand protection solutions.
Dantex are once again exhibiting at this year’s Labelexpo Europe, Brussels 29 Sept - 2 Oct - the world’s largest event for the label and package printing industry.
Asahi Photoproducts, a pioneer in flexographic photopolymer plate development, today announced that British Daventry-based Creation Reprographics has been using the premium quality Asahi AWP™ flexographic plate system for the past three years with excellent results.
nyloflex® FTF Digital – an inherently flat top plate with a special, textured surface for flexible packaging.
BERHALTER introduces the worldwide new and unique PRElaser™ laser technology, which can result in performance and efficiency increases of up to 35%. A such, the name BERHALTER is synonymous with the production of innovative and customised flat-bed, die-cutting systems.
The blister machine R760 manufactured by Rohrer for Oxytabs, a leading tablet producer, is perfectly aligned with the customer's corporate philosophy.
Planned and structured check-ups for your laminate tube equipment minimize unexpected downtime, thereby maximizing your productivity.
Limpet Labels UK, a specialist in the production of self adhesive labels, has worked with Dantex to add a Screen Truepress L350UV Inkjet Label Press to their portfolio. Limpet believes that having a range of printing technologies is the key to offering customers the best possible quality and service for their requirements. Limpet were already running a Xeikon 3000 digital press along side their Flexographic machines and now thanks to the Truepress are able to offer high speed UV inkjet.
Established over 35 years ago, A.M.P-Rose is one of the world's leading suppliers of new, used, and rebuilt machines to the chocolate, confectionery and snack industries.
CSi, a market leader in palletising and product handling equipment exports more than 90% of its products, with 50% going outside of Europe. Its customers, producers of fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), are investing in developing countries whilst consolidating their position in the West. In keeping with this trend, CSi has recently signed co-operation agreements with service partners in Mexico, South Africa and Brazil.
Packing machines from Optima Nonwovens offer the ideal way to get started with fully automated packing processes for tissue hygiene products.
Modular systems are becoming increasingly important in specialty machine manufacture. The INOVA SV125 exhibited has been further developed into a proven, modular filling and closing machine system. The INOVA SV is suitable for processes from pilot testing to medium output manufacturing. A maximum output of 18,000 containers/hour is achieved via ten filling points, with a dosing range of 0.1 to 50ml.
Imagine leasing a full automatic palletiser for less than €1.000 per month, wouldn't that create an ideal return on investment? Due to the number of second hand palletisers currently entering the market, this is now possible.
When a company wants to automate its manual palletising, payback time has to be very short, preferably shorter than two years. With high investments, sometimes as high as €200.000 per SKU, achieving a high return on investment (ROI) becomes very challenging. And if unaffordable, investments cannot be made and manual operation must continue with all its negative side effects.
Dantex is to hold an open day to showcase the Truepress Jet L350UV digital label press, and would like to extend an invitation to anyone interested in finding out more to visit the company's Bradford offices on 17 or 18 September.
DantexRBCor is a subsidiary of Dantex, a market leader in the field of digital and analogue letterpress, flexo and UV flexo water wash plates and processing equipment. DantexRBCor also offers digital flexo/letterpress imagingand workflows. Dantex will launch the following products at the show Label Expo 2014.
Rohrer AG will present the modular R760 blister machine at the Interpack. It is ideal for developing and producing flexible film packaging for small to medium-sized batches.
Rohrer AG will present the latest ultrasound technology for flexible foils at the Interpack. Packaging machines with SonoCut technology are ideal for cutting and sealing tubular bags and perforating FFS multipacks.
SCHOTT invites the pharmaceutical industry to take a peek at future innovations in drug packaging at the Pharmapack Trade Show (Paris, February 12 - 13, 2014).
Reinforcing its leadership position and as the first in the sign and display industry, Esko announces the opening of its unique online store with intelligent storefront that simplifies the bits, blades and underlays purchasing for users of Kongsberg cutting tables and the consumables purchasing for CDI flexo platesetters.
Belarus printer Uniflex named FlexoTech Supreme Award winner
This year's conference features important keynote presentations and highlighted case studies that will provide insight into best practice strategies that will improve some of the most pressing issues facing the pharmaceutical packaging & labelling industry. Surrounded by case studies and in-depth round table discussions, the case studies will provide a solid basis for discussion amongst industry leaders and peers to discuss crucial topics.
On Sunday, May 19, Esko (www.esko.com) honored Simon James for his contribution to Esko and to the packaging industry. At EskoWorld 2013, the company's user conference held in Phoenix (AZ), Simon was given a warm welcome and standing ovation by the hundreds of Esko users and representatives present during the conference opening session.
Esko Suite 12.1 brings automation beyond typical prepress tasks to even further streamline workflow throughout the entire packaging and print production supply chain. From novice users to advanced multi-site operations, Suite 12.1 adds valuable new functionality for every user.
Global Vision, the industry leader in the development of automated proofreading solutions, today announced that it has been selected by Pfizer for worldwide deployment as its proofreading technology solution provider. This deployment enables Pfizer to drive consistency, reduce costs and subjectivity for artwork and labeling verification throughout the entire packaging workflow process.
Alfatherm SPA and Bilcare Research AG have taken the opportunity to focus on their respective core businesses. In February 2013 the companies signed a Cooperation and Specialisation Agreement which involves their Furniture and Pharma Business lines. The swap of activities will take effect from March 18th, 2013.
Global Quality Design (GQD), an industry leader the distribution of products for the pharmaceutical and food markets, today announced its participation at FCE Pharma 2013, May 14 -16 at the Transamerica Expo Center (TEC) in Santo Amaro São Paulo, Brazil - Booth #C151.
Global Vision, the industry leader in the development of automated proofreading solutions, today announced the launch of QCanywhere™, the industry's first SaaS tool for quality control. QCanywhere addresses the need for company-wide access to quality control solutions to help protect brand integrity.
A.M.D. Electronic, an industry leader in the distribution of products for the food and pharmaceutical markets, today announced its participation at Pharmintech 2013, April 17 -19 in Bologna, Italy, Hall 19 Stand A6. At this year's event, A.M.D. Electronic is set to showcase the Global Vision extensive line of award-winning automated proofreading solutions, including the latest release of its cutting-edge print and artwork inspection software - Digital-Page / ScanTVS Version 3.0.0.
Global Vision, the industry leader in the development of automated proofreading solutions, today announced that Four Pees, a leading distributor of software solutions for the print and publishing industry has been awarded worldwide distribution rights. With this new partnership, customers will benefit from a comprehensive product portfolio unleashing productivity and brand packaging security.
Companies can now brand as carbon neutral their clear or translucent packaging produced by Seufert.
Esko announces that it has entered into an OEM relationship with Epson to provide a customized Digital Front-End (DFE) for use with the Epson SurePress L-4033A and L-4033AW inkjet digital label presses.
Major new release of brand execution software arms the graphic arts industry for today’s design, color and workflow challenges.
Californian company’s latest implementation includes a Kongsberg XL 22 and Studio Visualizer technology.
Swiss flexo printing company Innopacking AG is the first company in Europe to obtain the HD Flexo certification for printing flexible packaging with water-based inks.
MMP Schausberger, Austria, has been awarded the international ProCarton/ECMA Award – “Carton of the Year 2011”. At the center of attention stands a unique and innovative high-quality product solution for the automobile industry that did not only convince the customer but also the jury of ProCarton/ECMA Award 2011.
With the increasing focus on package lightening, and the introduction of new barrier and scavenger films, the food packaging industry is more and more realizing the ongoing importance of real time shelf life studies to the package design process.
Boosted by two dedicated branches in Spain and Portugal, Sacmi will be presenting complete solutions for the beverage industry, from raw materials to the finished bottle, with an eye to the new challenge of Sacmi Dairy
Negri Bossi and Sacmi fly to Florida to present their latest range of products, from the revolutionary EOS to the innovative CHS vision system used to eliminate closing defects.
OxySense, the leading supplier of optical oxygen measurement systems to the packaging industries announced a new product that will further enhance the performance of its industry leading optical oxygen permeation system, OxyPerm.
Ink logistics solutions provider GSE Dispensing and Cerm, specialist in automation and business management solutions for the print industry, have co-developed a software package that enables the management of ink requirements to be integrated within the label printer's forward planning and scheduling systems.
Synergy Health has announced its 2012 education day schedule.
OxySense, the leading supplier of optical oxygen monitoring systems, has announced the release of a high temperature and low temperature version of its state of the art OxySense 5000.
AlpVision has made a big step forward in providing mobility for on the fly "Genuine or Fake" verification of molded parts with an iPhone4 mobile device.
Caribbean food entrepreneur, Levi Roots, has selected a custom designed injection moulded bowl from Robinson Packaging Innovation for the launch of his new range of fresh chilled ready meals.
Surplus packaging is something that all companies try to avoid, but sometimes it is necessarily generated. To get rid of surplus packaging, most companies can only destroy their own products in order to release them into the recycling cycle. Nordtek has launched the new Re-Packaging brand, to connect surplus owners with potential buyers. With the help of Re-Packaging, excess packaging is re-purposed and in its original form instead of recycled.
Arexim and Nordtek have gotten together in a bold move to strengthen coverage in Eastern Europe. The companies seek to leverage each other's complementary core competencies in order to bolster activities and access markets and clients on a broader scale.
Two well-known companies, Cb Caps, the manufacturer of great-quality caps, and Gil Pack, supplier of pharmaceutical packaging decided to add their products to the All In Packaging platform. The products of both companies are now accessible on the pages of All In Packaging. Products can be ordered easily on the internet together with over 1,500 other packaging products.
The packaging industry requires innovative products now more than ever. New products are released daily, with higher standards related to health regulations, environmental impact, and material disposal, in order to provide companies and consumers with useful packaging that satisfies all the necessary requirements, protects the product, and does its part for the environment. The question is, once companies design better packaging, how do they make sure everyone can get a hold of it?
GMG Americas, the US office of Germany-based GMG GmbH & Co. KG, leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, will be introducing PrintFactory GMG Edition, the company's first workflow solution for wide format digital printing, to the Americas at Graph Expo 2011, booth 227. This follows the worldwide introduction at Fespa Hamburg in May, and is the first result of the company's acquisition of Aurelon this past May.
GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, is pleased to announce that the GMG ColorProof contone and GMG DotProof/FlexoProof halftone proofing solutions now fully support the Mimaki UJF-706 inkjet printers to enable the production of top-quality contract-level packaging proofs, prototypes and short-run production.
GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, now supports the new HP Designjet Z6200 heavy-duty photo printer with the company's GMG ColorProof proofing solution.
GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, has announced that the company's GMG ColorProof proofing software now fully supports the new Roland VersaUV LEC-540 printers for digital mockup creation and the VersaCAMM printers VS-300, VS-420, VS-540 and VS-640 with integrated contour cutting capability. Besides mock-up creation, these printers allow for digital label production on various substrates suitable for solvent ink systems.
Synergy Health - Applied Sterilisation Technologies (formerly Isotron) is now offering packaging integrity testing to support medical device manufacturers undertaking validation in accordance with ISO 11607 'Packaging for Terminally Sterilised Medical Devices'. The new service will include standard tests such as burst and dye penetration, with all offerings adhering to the relevant ASTM guidelines.
Innovative Barrier shields foodstuff against mineral oils. Folding cartons made from recycled board and virgin fibre board are safe for foodstuff. Ecological advantages of a recycled paper based packaging industry are further guaranteed.
The famous Dutch brand, Honig, now owned by H J Heinz, has selected Robinson Packaging Innovation to design, develop, and manufacture its new foodservice pack for powdered soups and stocks.
Sacmi provides yet another production method innovation, based on in-depth analysis of the target market.
OxySense, Inc., the leader in oxygen measurement and monitoring systems for the packaging industries, announced today a new initiative to expand its relationship with college and university level packaging schools across the United States and internationally.
Mayr Melnhoff has announced it's half-year results.
OxySense Inc. announced today the release of its new fully portable, full function oxygen measurement instrument, the OxySense 6000.
Isotron, the Sterilization Services division of Synergy Health plc will be celebrating the10th birthday of its E-Beam at the Daventry site in July 2011. The site, based in Northamptonshire, UK, is home to both Gamma and Electron Beam and is proud to still employ 9 of the original staff.
BeamOne LLC, the largest provider of outsourced Electron Beam (E-Beam) sterilisation services in the US has been acquired by Synergy Health plc. With FDA approved sites in California, Colorado, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Costa Rica, BeamOne will now be operating as, "Synergy Health Americas".
Isotron (Sterilisation division of Synergy Health) has acquired German sterilisation company Gamma Service Produktbestrahlung (GSP). GSP currently operate Gamma and Electron Beam technologies in Dresden, Eastern Germany. The acquisition of GSP will extend the portfolio of locations and technologies currently offered by Isotron and will provide the multinational sterilisation provider with an opportunity to extend into Eastern Europe.
In response to customer interest, Isotron Limited, Europe’s leading provider of Sterilization services is now able to offer Gammatex™ Radiation Indicators to those requiring irradiation processing.
As Europe’s leading multinational sterilization supplier, Isotron is committed to exceeding the needs of the market. The Isotron education days are specifically formulated to facilitate development and expansion of knowledge within Industry, allowing delegates to speak with experts and participate in a highly successful and rewarding event.
Isotron, Europe’s leading sterilization specialist is pleased to announce that a revised version of the Designing for Sterilization white paper is now available. This document provides industry with an insight into the principal sterilization methodologies
The Sliding Look mirrored lipstick launched by the Rexam Personal Care Division, designed with a hidden mirror for precise, on-the-go application with a huge fun-factor, is the firm’s latest brand-building innovation in this packaging category.
The Rexam XD 11 Twist fragrance pump exhibited here at Luxe Pack New York, May 18-19, booth C21, is the first solution on the market to provide customers with new levels of product differentiation, in terms of ergonomics, eco-appeal and brand protection.
Rexam’s Nea formula protection family continues to grow – as cream and lotion products evolve…
Engineering expertise, global sales and service support and one-stop supplier capability means powerful packaging that builds brands…
Spring/Summer limited edition is the second collaboration; showcases Rexam expertise with metal and decoration…
A new “secret beauty weapon” is unveiled, and highlights Rexam expertise with metal and decoration…
The Rexam Personal Care Division -- the pre-eminent global, single-source supplier of mechanical foamers – offers the industry’s widest and deepest range of one-touch foaming dispensers for the broadest possible suitability in market segments that range from hand soaps to sun care products.
Rexam’s latest platform in innovative foamer dispensing technology, the EZi foamer, represents new options for the cosmetic brands that are now adding toiletries to their product portfolios, in both mature and emerging markets.
Rexam’s industry-leading range of airless dispensing tubes, designed to protect fragile formulations and build brands in every personal care market segment, lotion or spray, will be exhibited here at Luxe Pack New York, May 18-19, booth C21.
The new Color Collection introduced by Rexam Personal Care here at Luxe Pack Monaco (booth RC14) is the industry’s first multi-palette color program for mini-products designed to simplify the master batch ordering process and, thus, cut development time in half.
O-I launches first-ever global campaign to champion glass CEOs, brand managers, chefs and environmentalists join Glass Is Life™ to share their love for glass and encourage brands to choose glass.
Research indicates value of black glass.
Innovative and authentic glass packaging from O-I brings sparkling wines to consumers all over Europe.
Cradle-to-cradle study allows first true comparisons of glass with aluminium and plastic.
Glass preferred as part of trend towards healthy and sustainable lifestyles.
Catalonian President Artur Mas joins O-I leaders to celebrate innovative redevelopment aimed at meeting growing local demand for glass packaging.
Householders now recycling over two-thirds of glass packages.
Few global markets are growing as strongly as pharmaceuticals. The newly upgraded Avery Dennison plant at Bourg-de-Thizy offers the specialised product range and the reliable quality needed to seize important business opportunities.
Preservative-free pump meets growing market need: Seven out of ten physicians prefer to prescribe preservative-free drugs, according to MWV survey.
MeadWestvaco Corp. has announced results from an online survey of 100 pharmacists in the UK regarding their preference for dispensing preservative-free nasal medications. The survey showed that 67% of UK pharmacists have a preference for dispensing a preservative-free drug. This percentage increased significantly to 84% after the benefits of preservative-free drugs were reviewed with these pharmacists.
Counterfeiting and tamper evidence are some of the biggest threats within the pharmaceutical industry. From UV features to holographic technology and destructible films, the Fasson® range offers solutions to safeguard your products and your patients.
The pharmaceutical industry demands stringent performance levels and dedicated products. Avery Dennison announces two new pharmaceutical adhesives, with low migration properties and excellent mandrel performance.
Achieve a sustainable supplier strategy with the internationally recognised FSC product range from Fasson. Recognised by the World Wildlife Fund and Greenpeace, Fasson FSC paper products will help you fully meet the exacting demands of leading international brands for a sustainable, eco-friendly future.
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