09. October 2015 | Products

Plastics: 10% end up in the seas

A study by nova-Institute, conducted on behalf of the German Federal Environment Agency, evaluates for the first time the relevance of different sources of microplastics for marine protection in Germany. Microplastics are microscopically small particles of plastics more

08. October 2015 | Economy

Hungary: VG takes over Stora site

Van Genechten Packaging International now owns 100% of the shares of the Stora Enso plant in Komarom/Hungary. The deal has been closed one month after the signing of the SPA more

08. October 2015 | Economy

European tube market is stable

Despite difficult economic conditions, European tube production remained stable in the first half of 2015. According to the member companies of Etma, the European tube manufacturers association, lmost the same total production was achieved in the first six months more

07. October 2015 | People

New CEO of Rondo

Beginning of October Joachim Hoeltz has started as CEO at Rondo AG within the Business Area Medipak Systems. In this position he follows Dr. Rüdiger Freier who has left Rondo at the beginning of September more

07. October 2015 | Events

More than 200 visitors at the ZLV

More than 200 participants from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, and the Netherlands visited the ZLV Verpackungssymposium (Packaging Symposium) in Kempten, Allgäu/Germany in mid-September. This event organized by the more

06. October 2015 | Economy

Fiera Milano acquired Ipack-Ima

Fiera Milano, the venue of Ipack-Ima - reportedly one of the world's leading exhibitions for processing and packaging technology, acquired its ownership. According to the company, it now also owns the shows that turned Ipack-Ima into a supply-chain exhibition more

06. October 2015 | Economy

Japan: Thumbs up for downsizing

Japan's containers and packaging materials sector is on the upturn with a 2.1% increase in shipment values for the Financial Year April 2014 to March 2015 period over the previous year. Converted at current exchange rates, shipments increased to 46.61bn US-dollars more

05. October 2015 | Economy

Multivac expects 800m euros

Multivac erwartet 800 Mio. Euro Once more, Multivac recorded high visit rates at its FachPack stand as well as at its press conference. In the current year and in contrast to market trends, the group has been able once again to continue its successful course more

05. October 2015 | People

Smurfit: Villaquiron new CEO Europe

Smurfit Kappa: Villaquiran CEO Europe Smurfit Kappa has announced a new management structure for its European operations led by Roberto Villaquiran. As of 1 October, the current CEO Corrugated Europe, will assume the new role of CEO Europe with overall responsibility for the European Paper and Corrugated divisions more

02. October 2015 | Events

Industry 4.0 becomes more tangible

The safety technology of the future and solutions for vision and identification tasks are the focus of Sick AG's presentation at the SPS IPC Drives trade fair in Nürnberg, Germany. According to the group, it will be using this event to gather information about current trends and more

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