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Smurfit Kappa and HP to Revolutionalise Corrugated Post-Print Production

HP at Drupa announced its strategic collaboration agreement with  Smurfit Kappa, a world leader in paper-based packaging solutions to further develop the recently announced digital corrugated post-print solution, the HP PageWide C500 Press. HP Page Wide C500 Press will enable Smurfit Kappa to print direct-to-board with quality to substitute lithography, deliver faster turnarounds with just-in-time production read more »

Heidelberg to Present Speedmaster XL 106 at drupa

Heidelberg has unveiled the next generation of its flagship XL range, the Speedmaster XL 106, with one of the first machines slated for installation at Anton Group as part of a £40m, three-press deal the firm is set to sign at drupa. The 750×1,060mm-format XL106 is targeted at commercial and packaging applications and Heidelberg already read more »

BMPA & MMS Join Hands- Announce Long Term Alliance

The Annual General Meeting of Bombay Master Printers’ Association (BMPA) on 30 September 2015, at The Club, Andheri in Mumbai, created a bit of a print history when the BMPA and the Mumbai Mudrak Sangh joined hands. The BMPA, an association that represents 500 print and allied member businesses in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai and read more »

Nutech Print Services India Formed With BBN Acquisition

Nutech Print Services acquired Baba Barkha Nath Printers (BBN) to form Nutech Print Services – India. The acquisition was recently closed with Timmy Kuthiala, former MD at BBN Printers, joining as the Vice President- Operations at Nutech Print Services – India. The acquisition represents a pooling of skills and resources, as Nutech Print Services acquires read more »

Bosch Packaging Technology & Klenzaids, Now Together

Bosch Packaging Technology and Klenzaids Contamination Controls have recently entered into a joint venture of operations.  The two partners’ aim to extend their global reach, particularly in liquid pharmaceuticals and packaging machines for clean-room environments. The jointly run company will employ some 380 associates. Both product brands, Bosch and Klenzaids, will continue to exist. The JV read more »

CanPac Extends Its Corrugation Wing

CanPac has inaugurated a new corrugation box plant in Tirupur, Tamil Nadu. The capability highlight of the plant is the 5-ply high-speed corrugation board line,  which will produce three-ply and five-ply boxes and another 2-ply high speed corrugation line for litho lamination 3-ply cartons. It will also convert mono cartons with value additions like foiling, read more »

IMA Group Acquires Oystar Group

The international IMA Industria Macchine Automatiche S.p.A. (IMA Group) has acquired the operating business of Oystar Group, a globally leading producer of packaging machines, from private equity firm Odewald. The operating companies of Oystar Group – Benhil, Erca, Gasti, Hamba and Hassia – will be transferred into the newly founded holding company IMA Dairy and Food. read more »

Huhtamaki All Set To Acquire Positive Packaging

Huhtamaki Oyj, the Finland-based packaging company, will acquire Positive Packaging for a debt-free purchase price of Rs 2,009 crores  in a bid to strengthen its position in the fast-growing emerging markets. Positive Packaging is part of the Enpee group of companies, promoted by N P Kirpalani, a non-resident Indian based in Nigeria. It has nine manufacturing facilities read more »