Durham Box is the first packaging manufacturer in the U.K. to upgrade its EFI™ Nozomi C18000 single-pass inkjet digital corrugated printer with white UV LED ink from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. The upgrade to print with white ink gives the County Durham, England-based corrugated packaging business the power to expand its customer reach as well as provide its customers a competitive edge – thanks to the ability to print a broader range of high-end packaging, point-of-sale (POS) display graphics and free-standing display unit (FSDU) designs.

In the course of 30 years, Zerhusen Kartonagen GmbH has evolved from a small packaging supplier to one of Germany's largest manufacturers and converters of corrugated cardboard. The family business was quick to recognize the potential of digital technologies and knows how and where to implement them profitably. The most recent milestone was the opening of a new development center furnished with the latest Zünd cutting equipment.

Tarsus Group, organiser of Labelexpo Europe, is planning to deliver its most ambitious show to date in a year from now, bringing the global industry back together after the challenges faced from the COVID-19 pandemic.

A host of high-profile speakers are set to join Labelexpo’s first Virtual Label Summit, taking place online between 28 September and 2 October 2020, and designed around five key themes.

Toyo Ink Europe Specialty Chemicals S.A.S. (TIESC), a member of the Toyo Ink Group, has developed a whole new range of Lioplax® black plastic masterbatch for near-infrared (NIR) sorting and subsequent material recovery. The new packaging masterbatch supports the recyclability of black plastic waste that is currently destined for landfill, thus helping our customers in closing the loop on the circular economy.

Esko, a global developer of integrated hardware and software solutions for the print, packaging and label industries, is pleased to announce the appointment of Evolve Solutions International (‘Evolve’) as a UK agent for its range of technologies.

Cosmo Films Ltd., a global leader in specialty films for packaging, lamination & labeling applications and synthetic paper, has developed a novel BOPP based clear thermal lamination antimicrobial film.

Esko, the leading developer of integrated software and hardware solutions for the global packaging, labeling and wide format sectors, has received a Bronze Award at this week’s European Flexographic Industry Association (EFIA) 2020 Awards – the first for its innovative Share & Approve tool.

Esko | Brand Solutions, global supplier of a collaborative content creation platform for brands, has announced the launch of The Packaging Content Show, a webinar focusing on stories in packaging and content trends from around the world.

Virtual event at 15.00 CET on 24th September will track the creation of a bespoke, folding-carton package as it is printed on a Jet Press 750S in Brussels, coated by Harris & Bruno Europe in Germany, and digitally cut and creased by Highcon in Israel.

In this mercurial moment, with clients pausing projects, the world holding its breath, and creative tanks running on fumes, how are designers pivoting to meet the changing world head-on? Neenah explores that question in Rethink Everything, an inventive editorial promotion that tells the stories of six creative pioneers who dream big, think futuristically, focus on sustainability, and inspire creatives to shift the design's perception business. With this new CLASSIC® Papers promotion, Neenah aims to uplift the design community and celebrate designing for tomorrow, while rethinking everything along the way.

Growing consumption and demand for more sustainable packaging is boosting the need for new innovations. To develop solutions for packaging today and into the future, Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has started up operations in its new Excellence Centre at the unique bioeconomy site in Äänekoski, Finland.

Esko has underlined its commitment to future generations of packaging industry workers with a multi-million dollar in-kind donation to support college and university students in their packaging engineering and technology studies.

Leonhard Kurz confirms its attendance at the rescheduled drupa from April 20-28, 2021 in Düsseldorf. The company has been consistently represented at drupa since 1954, and this will not change in the coming year. Being the world's leading trade fair for the printing sector, drupa is an important platform for Kurz to exhibit its latest finishing solutions.

INX Europe’s decision to join CEFLEX, the European-based flexible packaging consortium, last month represents the latest example of how INX International has enhanced its support of a two decade long commitment to sustainable and Corporate Social Responsibility practices.

Toppan Printing (Toppan) (TSE:7911), a global leader in communication, security, packaging, décor materials, and electronics solutions, will be presenting the latest security solutions for smart packaging during the AIPIA Virtual Congress, which will be held on line on September 10.

Due to overwhelming demand, event producer PMMI Media Group has extended exhibit hours for the inaugural PACK EXPO Connects (Nov. 9-13), adding an additional hour to each day for attendees to visit suppliers’ showrooms and view live demos.

HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) and ePac, the digital flexible packaging leader, today announced a new stage in their market acceleration for flexible packaging with a further rollout of 26 additional HP Indigo digital presses. ePac will be the first converter in the world to install the new HP Indigo 25K Digital Press, as it expands the transformation of the global flexible packaging market into additional locations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Leading graphic arts solutions distributor Artwork Systems Nordic A/S (AWS) is expanding its Danish operation into Sweden and Norway to support packaging businesses on their journey of digital transformation with Esko-powered solutions.

Diamond Packaging has announced that it has been awarded a Gold rating for the fourth consecutive year, based on its 2020 EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) assessment. The company’s score classifies Diamond’s overall CSR performance as “Advanced” and places it in the top 2% of all companies evaluated by EcoVadis.

Monadnock is pleased to announce the New Face of Premium Packaging with the release of its new portfolio of Monadnock Envi® PC 100 Coated Performance Board.

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