INFOPACK NEWS _ 21/01/2019

Propak West Africa 2018: record-breaking 4,265 attendees, the largest edition to date

Actuality packaging

Propak West Africa 2018: record-breaking 4,265 attendees, the largest edition to date


Described as an industry ‘eye-opener’ Propak West Africa 2018 publishes it’s hotly anticipated Postshow Report from its 6th edition last month. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Fairs, events BRAND: Propak West Africa
Inspiration and premiumization: new catalogue shows self-adhesive materials for wine labels

Labels printing and packaging

Inspiration and premiumization: new catalogue shows self-adhesive materials for wine labels


What is possible today in terms of design and print quality for wine labels? Self-adhesive materials specialist HERMA has consulted with renowned wine label design and printing experts – the agency meister-plan and the printer Vollherbst. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Labels BRAND: Herma
United CAPS, new Manufacturing Plant to Further Its Strategy

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United CAPS, new Manufacturing Plant to Further Its Strategy


The international manufacturer of caps and closures, will build a new plant in Normandy, France, in addition to the eight existing plants in Europe and the two future extensions in Malaysia and in the UK. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Company news BRAND: United Caps
“Our packaging is 100% ecological and 0% plastic”

Trends & design

“Our packaging is 100% ecological and 0% plastic”


Interview with Silvia Llamas, head of marketing for Biovivo ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Interviews with consumer brands BRAND: HaciendasBio
Selling products before you make them

Trends & design

Selling products before you make them


Product simulation using 3D rendering of the packaging is becoming increasingly important in the way in which products are presented.   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Innovations BRAND: Mediactiu
“Small wine producers take more risks in their designs than larger producers”

Trends & design

“Small wine producers take more risks in their designs than larger producers”


The Pagà Disseny studio (“disseny” means “design” in Catalan) is located in Vilafranca del Penedes (Barcelona), in the heart of one of the best known and appreciated wine regions. So, it was inevitable that the studio, created three decades ago by Pere Pagà, a self-confessed wine enthusiast, became specialized in branding and packaging for Spanish and international wine producers. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Packaging design
“Plastics 2030”, a new level of commitment to the Circular Economy

Markets & packaging

“Plastics 2030”, a new level of commitment to the Circular Economy


At the start of the year, the European Commission published "A European strategy for plastics in a circular economy" as one of the key measures set out in the Circular Economy Package action plan. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase
ELECOLORS meets the yellow of Top Automazioni

Industry equipment

ELECOLORS meets the yellow of Top Automazioni


The use of colour in industrial components offers a perfect aesthetic compatibility with the colours of the machines they are installed on. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Machinery and applications BRAND: Elesa+Ganter
Etiquel (Porto): innovation, the key to their growth

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Etiquel (Porto): innovation, the key to their growth


As a result of the recent congress last May of ANFEC (the National Association of Manufacturers of Continuous Labels) in Porto, Portugal, in which they voted to change their name to AIFEC (the Iberian Association of Manufacturers of Continuous Labels), to extend the Association to include companies in the neighbouring country, we wanted to visit one of these companies, Etiquel, in the company of its Managing Director, Celestino Costa. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Company news BRAND: Etiquel