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UFlex bags the second-highest number of printing and packaging industry awards

Wins 10 awards across categories at SIES SOP Star Awards 2023
UFlex Limited showcased its market-leading innovation by winning 10 prestigious awards at the SIES SOP Star Awards 2023. This remarkable achievement is a testament to UFlex's commitment to research-led innovative packaging solutions that exceed customer expectations. UFlex’s packaging films business and holography business secured three awards each, followed closely by the chemicals business which won two awards. The flexible packaging business and printing cylinders business secured one award each.

Mexican ambassador visits Arburg

• Valuable input: Ambassador promoted Mexico as a location
• In the spotlight: Economy, infrastructure and qualified personnel
• Internationalisation: Growing importance of Mexico as a location
On 28 March 2024, Mexican Ambassador Francisco Quiroga visited Arburg to get to know the Lossburg-based mechanical engineering company and talk to Managing Directors Guido Frohnhaus and Dr Armin Schmiedeberg about the company's activities in Mexico and the country's potential.

Trending: RTD finally mainstream

By Jürgen Deibel
RTD (short for “ready-to-drink”) are both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages that are ready to be consumed. These are cocktails or long drinks, which were already placed on the market at the end of the 19th century for the first time. As early as 2002 trade journalists wrote: “A new generation of alcoholic beverages breaks the boundaries between indoors and out, between out and about and taking a break. Mixed drinks in a bottle called “ready to drink” free consumers from old conventions: you don’t have to behave but can move freely because the beverage can be taken along with you everywhere. Those out and about with an RTD in their hand do not run the risk of committing a stylistic faux pas because the bottle has become an integral part of urban young adults’ “going-out” look.

facegloss packaging blends recyclability with aesthetics

Quadpack helps influencer’s new beauty brand get off the ground with full packaging range

Launching a new beauty brand in a competitive market is no easy feat. facegloss burst onto the scene in October 2023 with a full collection of skincare products. Four months on, the Spanish brand is trending hard, acclaimed on social networks and in high-profile media.

European premiere: Arburg’s new “treasure”, the Allrounder 720 E Golden Electric

• Gold standard: Poland will be the first in Europe to showcase the Allrounder 720 E Golden Electric
• Cheers: A beer mug in less than 37 seconds
• 3D printer: TiQ 2 from ARBURGadditive portfolio completes the range of exhibits
For four days, it is the Polish place to be if you have anything to do with plastics. Kielce, located roughly halfway between Warsaw and Krakow, is hosting the 28th Plastpol from 21 to 24 May 2024. Arburg will be taking part again in 2024 – and how!

How automotive suppliers can save every 2nd truck with a smart packaging solution

According to the German automobile club ADAC, almost one in four traffic accidents in Germany happens when turning, turning in or crossing. If you add classic rear-end collisions at traffic lights or the end of traffic jams, it is not surprising that bumpers are among the spare parts in the automotive industry that need to be replaced most often.


Effortless, adaptable, intelligent: Revolutionizing Metal Packaging with SACMI Video Inspection Solutions at CanTech The Grand Tour 26-28 March 2024 ITC Hotel, Maratha, Mumbai package

Massimo Gani, Sales Specialist Manager, Rigid Packaging BU will give a talk on "Smart vision for quality excellence" - 27 March at 2.50pm (GMT+5). The goal: to present A deep dive into advanced artificial vision inspection systems. AI-driven algorithms for proactive quality enhancement, from detection to perfection. The next wave in quality control redefining efficiency in metal packaging manufacturing.

SACMI @ ProPak East Africa 2024

Leading the transition to new standards in Africa with profitable and certified solutions, SACMI is smoothing its customers’ path towards a greener future. Projects increasingly feature the CCM+IPS combo with embedded or stand-alone vision systems for every stage of the process

From 12th to 14th March 2024, SACMI will be a major exhibitor at the three-day ProPak East Africa fair in Nairobi (Kenya), an event expected to draw 6,000 visitors from all over the continent.
Africa’s leading partner-supplier of cap and preform machines (on their own or integrated into SACMI Beverage's complete bottling systems), the Group is leading the continent’s transition towards new neck-cap standards such as the 26/22 mm.

SACMI - Mould making for customisable (and flexible) packaging

Versatility in packaging production is one of the key market requirements. SACMI offers a full range of mould making and machine engineering services with technological advantages, as well as comprehensive customer support services, from the initial product design to after-sales service

Versatile. efficient and sustainable size changeover. These are the three main drivers of the rigid packaging market. From mould design to machines, SACMI offers an all-round service, providing the latest technology and support, from product conception to after-sales.

PA Consulting and PulPac welcome LOGOPLASTE investment into the Bottle Collective as the technology partner to accelerate sustainable packaging

PA Consulting (PA), the company bringing ingenuity to life, and PulPac, the Swedish packaging solutions company behind Dry Molded Fiber, are pleased to announce that LOGOPLASTE, the global provider of innovative and sustainable rigid packaging solutions, has joined the Bottle Collective as the technology partner. The Bottle Collective brings together major brands across industries and leading packaging manufacturers to accelerate progress towards truly sustainable single-use bottles. LOGOPLASTE joins leading global companies Diageo, Haleon, and Sanofi as a member of the Bottle Collective.

Coesia presents End-to-End Solutions for Internal Logistics and E-commerce at LogiMAT

The industrial Group positions full suite of automated order processing solutions.
Coesia, a leader in innovative industrial and packaging solutions, will showcase its internal logistics and e-commerce solutions to automate order fulfilment processes at LogiMAT (March 19-21, 2024; Hall 7, Stand 7A61.) At the show, Coesia's Groups will display technologies to support picking, consolidation, packaging, and palletising. Coesia's full suite of end-to-end solutions support its customers up and down their supply chains.

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