Marchesini Group goes for remaining stake in Italian company Sea Vision

ITALY – Packaging machine maker Marchesini Group has completed the acquisition of Italy-based software company SEA Vision Group after acquiring a 48% stake in the business in 2018. Founded in Pavia, SEA Vision Group is engaged in the development of traceability, data collection and inspection systems in the pharmaceuticals and cosmetics packaging sector. With the acquisition, Marchesini Group has completed…

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Toppan expands its range of products with launch of PE packaging for liquids

JAPAN – Japanese global printing company, Toppan has expanded its GL BARRIER1 transparent barrier film range with a mono-material PE barrier designed to package liquid products in a durable, sterile, and easy-to-recycle material. The new packaging, said to be suitable for boiling sterilization, delivers a barrier performance that is superior to that of existing PE mono-material packaging. According to Toppan,…

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Harpak-ULMA introduces TFS 216 thermoforming machine for fresh food packaging

US – Harpak-ULMA, the industry leader in smart, connected packaging solutions, has unveiled the ULMA TFS 216 thermoforming machine, which is designed to offer more sustainable packaging for fresh food products. The TFS 216 takes ULMA’s pursuit of sustainable packaging solutions a step further by offering a new model of thermoforming machine designed to package fresh products in vacuum skin…

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LyondellBasell partners Henkel to develop re-closable packaging solution

UK – Netherlands-based chemical company, LyondellBasell has partnered with German chemical and consumer goods supplier Henkel to develop new technology to make re-closable packaging more convenient for consumers. The improved reopen/reclose properties of the new packaging solution are due to LyondellBasell’s plastomer-based Henkel hotmelt adhesive. The final hotmelt adhesive produced by Henkel has a special composition that enables it to…

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Novelis to construct US$2.5B low-carbon aluminum recycling and rolling facility

US – US industrial aluminum company, Novelis has announced plans to build a US$2.5 billion low-carbon recycling and rolling plant in Bay Minette, Alabama. Novelis says the facility initially will have the capacity to produce 600,000 metric tons of finished aluminum goods annually. According to a news release from Novelis, more than half the capacity of the new facility will…

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TricorBraun goes for glass packaging company Gläser & Flaschen

GERMANY – US-based packaging company TricorBraun has announced plans to expand European reach with the acquisition of glass packaging company Gläser & Flaschen. Based in Berlin, Gläser & Flaschen supplies mason jars, bottles, cooking accessories and high-quality glass packaging for the preserved food market. With an advanced distribution and operations center in Wustermark, Brandenburg, the company serves commercial and private…

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