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Packaging and label trends, news and innovations. DGM India signs deals with Azar Industries and Paper Dreams on Pamex Day 1. DGM signed deals to sell four machines on the opening day of Pamex 2020, taking place in Mumbai from 6 to 9 January.

DGM India signs deals with Azar Industries and Paper Dreams on Pamex Day 1

Delhi-based Azar Industries booked one folder-gluer and die-cutter while Bhiwadi-based Paper Dreams also booked a folder-gluer and a die-cutter. “The first day was good for us as we sold four units. We expect to have a good Pamex overall,” said Puneet Aggarwal, managing director, Indian Subcontinent DGM. Essel Propack unveils recyclable tube packaging. Essel Propack, an Indian multi-national company in the business of manufacturing laminated plastic tubes, has announced the availability of its innovative recyclable HDPE barrier tubes.

Essel Propack unveils recyclable tube packaging

Essel Propack’s Platina 250 and Green GML 300 Lamitubes have been recognized by Association of Plastic Recyclers(APR), USA as meeting or exceeding the strict APR HDPE critical guidance criteria. This achievement is a major step forward in delivering on Essel’ssustainability commitments. On the occasion, Essel Propack’s Business Leadership team said, “We are extremely delighted, as this will open the doors for many such innovations in the near future and we will proactively reach out to every customer to convert to this packaging format and increase the economy of scale to make this an easy adapting solution for every brand.

Four ways SMEs can reduce their packaging plastic. Saving money in small businesses is often a huge criterion for many companies.

Four ways SMEs can reduce their packaging plastic

But it is possible to save money without compromising on quality and still help towards saving the planet from pollution.

Four ways SMEs can reduce their packaging plastic

Komori-Landa digital press ready for drupa 2020 % On 23 October 2019, Komori announced that Shinwa Factory in Saitama is the first beta site customer for its Impremia NS40 digital printing press.

Komori-Landa digital press ready for drupa 2020 %

A printing and packaging company with an annual sales revenue of 3.2 billion yen (approximately 27.5 million Euros or Rs 209 crore), Shinwa Factory provides across-the-board services from designing creative packaging, displays, and sales promotion material to high volumes of printing, processing, and delivery. The company offers a quality-controlled one-stop shop for a diverse range of print products. Komori’s Landa Nanography press Shown as a prototype at Komori’s drupa 2016 stand, the Impremia NS40 is slated for a sales launch at drupa 2020. The 40-inch sheetfed Nanographic Printing System uses Nanography technology licensed from Landa. Landa started beta testing the similarly specified 40-inch S10 digital press more than two years ago. Packaging. ProMach acquires Grip-Pak. ProMach, a worldwide leader in packaging machinery solutions, expanded its can and bottle handle solutions portfolio with the acquisition of Grip-Pak, a turnkey provider of multipack handle solutions for beverage companies packaging their products in cans or bottles, as well as retailers and wholesale distributors looking to promote or repack their SKUs.

ProMach acquires Grip-Pak

Grip-Pak is an established source of beverage packing supplies and promotional products. Grip-Pak manufactures innovative packaging materials and offers 100% recyclable, photodegradable, FDA compliant LDPE ring carriers made in the USA with post-industrial recycled content. These soft ring carriers can be used to either package or repack canned and bottled beverages into two, four, six, and eight-pack configurations. “The craft beverage marketplace is exploding with new products – not just beer, but wine, spirits, energy drinks, and more. Greener printing with high quality and stable production. Leading suppliers in the packaging industry present “Tea Bag Designs” a jointly developed demo print designed to highlight print quality, stable production, and increased productivity.

Greener printing with high quality and stable production

Working together, Soma, Marvaco and Flint Group present a demo print design that demonstrates clear collaboration and some of the best technology in the industry. In preparation for the K 2019 in Germany, the SOMA Globe technology center and its partners worked jointly to develop and present several new improvements underpinned by a story of sustainability. Visitors at K can see the quality of the demo prints and the efficiency of the printing process (SOMA’s stand Hall 4 – B 21). Tea Bag designs — Greener printing with high quality and stable production The design HiQ EGP is printed using CMYOGV + Silver + White with a print resolution of 70 lpcm (178 lpi).

Holography: Fighting pharmaceutical and healthcare brand piracy. New trends in pharma packaging follow developments in emerging markets, demographic changes and new technologies – and that includes holography, says Dr Paul Dunn, chairman of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association.

Holography: Fighting pharmaceutical and healthcare brand piracy

With predictions that the global market for anti-counterfeiting packaging is set to reach almost US$ 250 billion by 2026, growth in pharmaceutical packaging authentication and anti-tamper devices appears to have a healthy future. This comes on the back of a rise in global healthcare concerns, higher adoption rates of anti-counterfeit technologies and greater awareness of the benefits of new track and track technologies and system integration. Packaging featuring security devices can ensure quality and check the distribution and smuggling of illicit products, while items not displaying security devices like holograms can be quickly seized and destroyed. Evolving role Integration Article issued on behalf of the IHMA by Mitchell Halton Watson Ltd.