Facts and data

  • 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.
  • Neos doubles its turnover and workforce

    Neos, a young Fiorano, Modena-based company set up with the aim of designing and developing innovative digital printing technologies, has expanded its range of services to a number of sectors in addition to ceramics.
  • ECO-DESIGN: the Conai competition Episode 3

    Called upon to join the jury that will have to analyze the 319 products entered in the 2021 edition of the CONAI Call for Proposals and declare the winners, Barbara del Curto* talks about the new awareness of the industry in designing sustainable packaging. In addition to establishing the rules of less environmental impact, among their priorities are the analysis of the end of life of a packaging…
  • Sustainable actions for mankind and the environment

    In planning its development strategies, IMA takes into account the economic, social and environmental implications of its operations, with the aim of ensuring a balance between competitiveness, environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility.  
  • Koehler Paper and Clarus Films enter into partnership

    In a move that brings together paper expertise with know-how in the flexible packaging market, the Koehler Group company Koehler Paper has announced that it will be collaborating with Clarus Films in the field of functionally coated, unprinted barrier paper.
  • Pe.Di joins Enoflex group

    Following the merger with French group Sparflex, Enoflex (Varese, Italy), a world leader in the production of closure solutions for wines and spirits, is expanding its portfolio with the acquisition of the entire share capital of Pe.Di.
  • Running a business as a family

    While mergers and acquisitions can have the reputation of asset stripping for short-term gain for a small number of shareholders, Plastec and RETAL have realised that the most beneficial way for generating profit is to maintain the same business model while acquiring expertise and valuing people as well as property and products.
  • Without heSITations, for 50 years

    Living in the present, aware of the past and (always) imagining a new future... This is the rule of life that guides the path of the SIT Group, which for half a century has been involved in the printing and transformation of flexible packaging for food and non-food products.
  • Opening cans in the kitchen

    Among likes and followers, the Ricrea initiative, which sees steel packaging at the center of a project that combines practicality, attention to the environment and haute cuisine, is a hit on social media.
  • Huhtamaki expands in the flexible packaging sector with the acquisition of Elif

    Huhtamaki, a leading Finnish packaging manufacturer, is strengthening its position in emerging markets with the acquisition of Turkish company Elif, a leading supplier of sustainable flexible packaging solutions in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. When the €412 million deal is finalised, Elif will become part of Huhtamaki’s Flexible Packaging business segment.
  • Fedrigoni sets its sights on eco-friendly luxury packaging

    Fedrigoni has acquired a 70% stake in Tecnoform, a newco based in Colorno (Parma) that will produce biodegradable and environmentally friendly thermoformed cellulose solutions for luxury packaging (cartons and inner trays for boxes), initially aimed at the high-end cosmetics and perfumes sector.
  • UCIMA: We make packaging

    Il video promozionale, presentato durante l'ultima Assemblea Generale UCIMA, racconta, attraverso le immagini, tutta la tecnologia dietro al prodotto finito, tecnologia frutto di continua Ricerca e Innovazione, caratteristica costante del settore del packaging.
  • New sustainable packaging brand Eviosys founded

    Eviosys is the name of the new smart and sustainable packaging brand created by KPS Capital Partners. The incorporation of the new brand follows the private equity fund’s acquisition of Crown Holdings’ EMEA food and consumer packaging business, capitalising on its 200 years of experience in metal packaging.