News from Interpack 2017

Interpack 2017 saw over 170,500 visitors travelling to Dusseldorf, Germany. WhatPackaging? brings updates from the packaging mega-show

31 May 2017 | By WhatPackaging? Team

Impel debuts Interpack with Stelda random case sealer

Exhibiting at Interpack for the first time, Mumbai-based Impel Services is demonstrating a case sealing machine, which can handle random-sized boxes and seal it either by BOPP tape or hotmelt adhesive or cold glue or a combination of sealing methods.
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Taghleef unveils Nativia Ness bio-based film developed for Mars

Taghleef Industries has extended its Nativia range of bio-based and industrially-compostable films with Nativia Ness, which is a white voided film containing second generation starch derived from waste water of the potato processing industry.
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Gargi Kaul seeks investments in India’s food processing sector at Save Food Congress

The joint secretary and financial adviser in the Indian Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Gargi Kaul spoke at the third edition of Save Food Congress 2017 held on 4 May 2017 as part of Interpack in Dusseldorf.
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Anantshree Chaturvedi: “We can supply films to any part of the world within two weeks”

In 30 years of operations, Uflex has grown from a small-scale business to become a global film manufacturer with a footprint unlike anyone else. The gen-next at Uflex, Anantshree Chaturvedi, vice chairman and CEO of Flex Films International, brings an extensive cross-border experience in manufacturing, retail, and information technology and a global perspective. This reflects in Uflex’s efforts towards creating unique products and its robust strategy for the future. Anantshree Chaturvedi in conversation with Rushikesh Aravkar at the Uflex booth during Interpack 2017.
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Dow launches barrier adhesive for flexible packaging

The Packaging & Specialty Plastics business of The Dow Chemical Company has launched a new adhesive Adcotetm L86-500, which the company claims will help to “maximize resource efficiency, favourably influence packaging cost, enhance recyclability and optimise the shelf-life of food packaging.”
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Interpack 2017: Sappi bids high on paper-based barrier packaging

The paper major Sappi stressed its focus on packaging at Interpack as it showcased Sappi Algro Guard packaging papers with integrated barrier properties.
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HP commercialises Pack Ready; PageWide C500 to be launched in 2018

HP has announced the commercial availability of HP Indigo Pack Ready Lamination, allowing immediate time-to-market for flexible packaging. The Pack Ready lamination creates laminates for HP Indigo digitally printed flexible packaging without the use of adhesives.
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Comexi launches S1 MS slitter at Interpack 2017

At the ongoing Interpack 2017 fair, Comexi, a specialist in solutions for the flexible packaging industry, unveiled the Comexi S1 MS slitting machine. The S1 MS slitter is designed for working with non-stretchable materials and with big outputs reels.
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Bosch’s Konig: “Business in India has had a very positive development”

At Interpack, Bosch Packaging Technology has announced its FY 2016 business updates. The company claims to have generated sales of 1.3 billion Euros in the 2016 fiscal year, similar to the previous year. The number of associates rose from 6,200 to 6,300, with associates at more than 30 locations around the world.
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