Praxis Packaging Solutions adds TF2 Blister Pack Machine to its portfolio

US – US-based contract packaging company Praxis Packaging Solutions has acquired a TF2 Blister Pack Machine to bolster its operations. The TF2 is said to be a new medium to high-output blister machine suitable for a wide range of applications, including standard HUD blister packs and BINGO-style blister packs. The advanced machine features a deeper forming depth useful for packaging…

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UFP Packaging snaps up corrugated packaging manufacturer Titan

US – UFP Packaging, a subsidiary of US-based holding company UFP Industries, has completed the acquisition of corrugated packaging manufacturer Titan Corrugated and its affiliate All Boxed Up. The combined companies had trailing 12-month sales through October 2022 of approximately US$46.5 million. Founded in 2003 by Jon Reneau, Titan’s primary products include boxes used in moving and storage, jumbo boxes…

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RecyClass approves Dow packaging adhesives for mechanical recycling

EUROPE – Multi-industry non-profit initiative RecyClass has approved a selection of Dow’s solvent-free and water-borne lamination for mechanical recycling. The approval covers solvent-free MOR-FREE L 75-300/ CR88-300 and waterborne ROBOND L-350/ CR-3 lamination adhesives, which will add an adhesive component to the REVOLOOP technology platform from Dow. RecyClass assessments follow rigorous scientific protocols to present a comprehensive evaluation of the…

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South Africa’s Paper Manufacturing Association announces winners of Blue Sky Awards

SOUTH AFRICA – The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (Pamsa) has announced that two South African researchers won the local segment of the global Blue Sky Young Researchers Innovation Awards. The Blue Sky Awards is a biennial competition that acknowledges the work of students and young researchers in forest-based science, product development using forest-based raw materials, process improvements or…

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