Flexographic M&A Drivers: Achieving Growth Through Consolidation

It seems that every week we are waking up to news of yet another merger or acquisition within the packaging industry. Over the course of 2018, we saw a wide variety of transactions ranging from the occasional blockbuster, such as Amcor’s long-rumored acquisition of Bemis, to the far more frequent product line tuck-in, such as … Continued

The cyclos-HTP Institute Finds High Recyclability in Sonoco Europe’s Polypropylene Packagings

HOCKENHEIM, Germany—The sustainability and recyclability of its solutions is a key issue for the packaging experts at Sonoco Europe, the company reports. Advanced in-mold labeling (IML) technology and a focus on mono-material enable it to produce plastic packaging solutions that are almost completely recyclable. The cyclos-HTP Institute for Recycling and Product Responsibility recently tested Sonoco’s … Continued

Forum 2018: “Cultivating Our Future Through Research” Looks Forward

Forum 2018’s Flexo Quality Consortium (FQC) session, “Cultivating Our Future Through Research,” officially kicked off the event on Sunday, May 6. Chaired by Jean Engelke from RR Donnelley and James Stone from VinEquities Inc, the session featured a look at promising initiatives, student research presentations and more. Jean opened the session by sharing updates on … Continued