Facts and data

  • ALTECH 30th Anniversary

    Thirty years of experience and continuous technological innovation in the production of industrial labelling machines: this is ALTECH.
  • Bormioli Luigi, a new player in the make-up packaging market

    In partnership with the Italian plastic injection specialist Pibiplast, Bormioli Luigi is entering the make-up and skincare packaging sector with a line of 100% European-made multi-material (glass + plastic) packaging designed to enhance the prestige of luxury brands.
  • Best Packaging awards 2021

    The winners of the “Best Packaging 2021. The Packaging of the Future” contest were announced on 19 October during the Re-Economy Summit, a livestreamed event organised by Il Sole 24 Ore.
  • Layer upon layer until the goal is achieved

    Environmental and economic sustainability also means having a 30-micron packaging film instead of a 50-micron one. Today it is in fact possible to save up to 25% of material - with GAP’s 27-layer blown film extrusion lines - but there is still a strong fear of “change” on the part of converters and, above all, of the brand owners who make up the market.
  • Story of a virtuous Forest

    Thanks to the contribution of the associated cardboard box manufacturers, 660 new plants are living on the Asiago Plateau in the Forest of the Italian Boxmakers Association - Acis. How support for the experimental project “Oltre Vaia” was born and developed, an example of resilience of a territory hard hit by the 2018 storm.
  • Green energy for green packaging

    From LT Renewables Group, proposals and solutions for the installation of photovoltaic systems in the industrial sector: costs and benefits of a “low environmental impact” path.
  • IM GROUP’s Inkmaker joint ventures with Longtec in China

    Inkmaker Shanghai, filiale cinese del gruppo industriale di recente rinominato IM GROUP (già Inkmaker Group), ha siglato una joint-venture con Zhuhai Longtec Corp. Ltd., meglio nota come Longtec (ricerca e sviluppo di sistemi di controllo intelligente integrato, misuratori di processo, dispositivi di interfaccia umana, software e apparecchiature di processo automatizzate).
  • Recosys®: a virtuous circle

    The recycling program for transfer products “made in Kurz” is full of ideas and makes it possible to close the circle of sustainability. And Luxoro makes itself the spokesperson: green goals also in finishing.
  • Genesis of a Group

    The growth strategies implemented by Punto Pack, which acquires MAV and consolidates its position as a B Corp, in the name of circular economy and sustainability. Shared objectives and real synergies in the production of plastic packaging.
  • Magnoni sells 100% of its shares to LM Group

    As part of its ongoing expansion programme, on 14 September the LM Group completed the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Magnoni, a Modena-based company that has been designing and building customised handling systems for bulk and packaged products in the food and beverage sectors for over 60 years.
  • Rockwell completes its acquisition of Plex Systems

    Plex will be reported as part of Rockwell’s Software and Control operating segment which provides leading hardware and software offerings for the design, operation, and maintenance of production automation and management systems.
  • TOPAS® COC receive further environmental certifications

    Through a Critical Guidance Recognition, the APR (Association of Plastic Recyclers) has confirmed that multi-layer films for stand-up pouches containing 15.5% TOPAS® cyclic olefin copolymer (COC) are suitable for recycling in PE waste streams.
  • The packaging of cleanliness

    Market data, facts and types of packaging for household cleaning products. Analysis 2020 and first forecasts 2021.