Commercial Partners

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2019 Commercial Partners

APEAL

APEAL is a federation of the four major producers of steel for packaging in Europe – ArcelorMittal, Tata Steel, thyssenkrupp Rasselstein and U.S. Steel Košice. In total these four companies employ over 200,000 workers in Europe. Founded in 1986, APEAL represents about 95% of the total European production of steel for packaging.

Strong, formable and long-lasting, steel offers numerous benefits for the safe packaging of a wide variety of products – making it the perfect material for the 21st century. A permanent material that recycles forever with no loss of quality, steel is the most recycled packaging material in Europe, making it the perfect material for a circular economy.

www.apeal.org

ArcelorMittal

Sponsor profile coming soon.

corporate.arcelormittal.com

ESKO

ESKO is the market leader supplier for pre-press solutions in the context of graphics and artwork for packaging. Due to >35 years of experience and expertise ESKO technology is recognized and valued as state-of-the-art solution provider. Recent and future strategic acquisitions and mergers are strengthening ESKO’s position and enhancing ESKO’s offering.

Esko provides holistic, integrated solutions to BRANDS for managing brand innovation and packaging processes focusing on contributing to Brand Owners success by shortening time to market, optimizing cost and increase efficiencies, ESKO is able to fulfill critical business requirements.

www.esko.com/en

Global Inkjet Systems

Global Inkjet Systems (GIS) is the global leader in developing tailored software and system components for industrial inkjet printers.  We are a key partner for industrial inkjet OEMs and system builders. Our technology is production capable and designed to work reliably in 24/7 rugged environments – we specialise in large, complex systems. GIS has a global customer base in key industrial printing applications including packaging, product decoration, labels, textiles, direct to shape, 3D printing and materials deposition.  With continuous investment in R&D, our collaborative approach offers OEMs and integrators the control and performance needed to print faster, smarter, better.

www.globalinkjetsystems.com

Kern PackOnTime

Multiformat Packaging system MI750 for custom packages including placement of articles – quickly and easily.

For an efficient distribution of the widest variety of items, distribution itself must also be logistically optimised and automated. This requires clever packaging concepts and systems, which provide packaging at the required time. This is our aim: Smart Pack – Made On Time.

You can find more information about the project at: info@packontime.com.

www.packontime.com

Metsä Board

A leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards

Metsä Board is a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards including folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraftliners. Our lightweight paperboards are developed to provide better, safer and more sustainable solutions for consumer goods as well as retail-ready and food service applications. We work together with our customers on a global scale to innovate solutions for better consumer experiences with less environmental impact. The pure fresh fibres Metsä Board uses are a renewable resource, traceable to origin in sustainably managed northern forests. Metsä Board is part of Metsä Group.

www.metsaboard.com

Pantone

Pantone LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of X-Rite, Incorporated, is the world-renowned authority on colour. For nearly 50 years, Pantone has been inspiring design professionals with products, services and leading technology for the colourful exploration and expression of creativity.
In 1963, Lawrence Herbert, Pantone’s founder, created an innovative system for identifying, matching and communicating colours to solve the problems associated with producing accurate colour matches in the graphic arts community.

Pantone has since expanded its colour matching system concept to other colour-critical industries, including digital technology, fashion, home, plastics, architecture and contract interiors, and paint. Today, the PANTONE Name is known worldwide as the standard language for accurate colour communication, from designer to manufacturer to retailer to customer, across a variety of industries. Pantone continues to develop colour communication and inspirational tools, and aggressively adopts new digital technology to address the colour needs of the creative community everywhere.

www.pantone.com

2018 Commercial Partners

APEAL

APEAL is a federation of the four major producers of steel for packaging in Europe – ArcelorMittal, Tata Steel, thyssenkrupp Rasselstein and U.S. Steel Košice. In total these four companies employ over 200,000 workers in Europe. Founded in 1986, APEAL represents about 95% of the total European production of steel for packaging.

Strong, formable and long-lasting, steel offers numerous benefits for the safe packaging of a wide variety of products – making it the perfect material for the 21st century. A permanent material that recycles forever with no loss of quality, steel is the most recycled packaging material in Europe, making it the perfect material for a circular economy.

www.apeal.org

Aurika

In Aurika we talk packaging – how we can make it to add value to the consumer product and increase store sales.

WE ARE: Label and packaging manufacturer | Since 1991 | ISO 9001/14001 certified, Turnover 40.36 mln. € in 2017 | Export 66% to <20 countries, 2 production plants | 400 printing specialist | Production regime 24/7.

WE PRODUCE: Flexible packaging- laminates and surface printing | BRC certified, Self-adhesive labels | Personalization | SmartStream Mosaic, Wrap-around labels (OPP labels for PET bottles), IML (in-mould) labels, Aluminium foil lids.

OUR EXPERTISE: UV HD Flexo surface printing | Digital printing, Solvent HD Flexo middle printing | Equinox – extended gamut printing.

WE ASSIST: Graphic design creation | Graphic design correction, In-house printing plates production | Color management system, Barcode verification | Online customer self-service, Warehousing | Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) I Organization of transport.

www.aurika.lt/en

BA Glass

Profile coming soon

www.bavidros.pt/en

CHEP

Improving the supply chain is a never-ending quest shared by companies around the globe.

CHEP’s platforms and solutions enable profitability and sustainability without having to compromise one for the other. We manage, maintain, transport and supply more than 300 million platforms that are shared and reused by growers, manufacturers, distributors and retailers.

For 60 years, we’ve empowered supply chains to use higher quality platforms, connect with more trading partners, reduce transportation, create less waste, use less natural resources, lower platform inventories and attain the efficiencies of standardization.

We can do all this because CHEP is part of Brambles, the supply-chain logistics company which operates in over 60 countries, employs more than 14,000 people and owns over 590 million pallets, containers and reusable plastic containers (RPCs) through an unparalleled network of more than 850 service centres worldwide.

www.chep.com

DS Smith

Profile coming soon

www.dssmith.com

Eshuis

Personalised and customized packaging; designed and developed for large scale marketing projects like Share a Coke? That’s what we do and who we are.

Eshuis is a packaging printing company with a wide range of high quality packaging products. Our team was standing at the foundation of the SAC-campaign launched in 2013. We were responsible for the project management of the supply chain from this state of the art marketing campaign. With our strong international network we realize your ambitions. By bringing together teams and disciplines a source of insights and possibilities is formed.

Your specialists for printed matter:

Production techniques are not a limitation for us, but rather an opportunity to produce eye-catching and innovative printing. We are specialists in the printing of: flexible packaging, self-adhesive labels, sachet foils, wrap-around labels, cheese labels, shrink-sleeves.

References: Coca-Cola, Share a coke 2013-2016, BOW-label worldwide campaign 2015 – 2018, Heineken, Your Own Heineken, Rembrandt and Van Gogh special editions, Event sleeves, Vrumona

www.eshuis.nl

ESKO

ESKO is the market leader supplier for pre-press solutions in the context of graphics and artwork for packaging. Due to >35 years of experience and expertise ESKO technology is recognized and valued as state-of-the-art solution provider. Recent and future strategic acquisitions and mergers are strengthening ESKO’s position and enhancing ESKO’s offering.

Esko provides holistic, integrated solutions to BRANDS for managing brand innovation and packaging processes focusing on contributing to Brand Owners success by shortening time to market, optimizing cost and increase efficiencies, ESKO is able to fulfill critical business requirements.

www.esko.com/en

GRAFE

Imagine a world without color? Unthinkable! We agree. Because color means life, it is full of energy and sensations. Colors transform our mood. They allow us to express ourselves and communicate. The product portfolio of GRAFE includes a wide range of color and additive masterbatches in addition to functional plastics compounds. One of the largest research and development departments in the industry is at work on the latest technologies equipping plastics with intelligent functions. Over 320 employees develop and manufacture products for the domestic and international market in the state of the art facility in Blankenhain, Germany. The group is certified in accordance with TFS (Together for Sustainability), DIN EN ISO 9001/2008, IATF 16949:2016, and ISO 50001:2011.

www.grafe.com/en

H.B Fuller

At H.B. Fuller, we make it our business to know your industry and processes inside out, and bring in-depth knowledge to help solve the specific challenges you face – where and when you need it. We provide adhesive solutions for many different types of packaging including case and carton, end-of-line, flexible packaging, retail ready, packaging containment, specialty and more.

We tailor our product and process innovations to meet your critical needs, such as increasing productivity during fulfilment, brand image protection and addressing food safety issues. Gain the upper hand and join manufacturers around the world who have discovered trouble-free bonding while using less adhesive by visiting www.hbfuller.com/eimea-packaging.

www.hbfuller.com/eimea-packaging

HP

HP GSB (HP Graphics Solutions Business) is the HP division serving the graphics industry. HP GSB serves multiple market segments, with a wide range of solutions and technologies, printing everything from postage stamps to billboards. HP GSB is placed first or second in all of the diverse market segments that it is active in. As the overall leading digital print vendor in the graphics industry, HP GSB is the driving force behind the ongoing analog to digital transformation. This is a long-term transformation that is in different stages in various markets. However, as a rule of thumb, digital applications are growing three times faster than conventionally printed applications.

Our passion at HP GSB is for our customers. Our mission is to reinvent the graphics industry by enabling our customers — print service providers and packaging converters — to overcome inefficiencies on their production floor and empowering them to create new print applications. This in turn enables them to let their customers — the brands and agencies that create and purchase print — to reinvent the way they engage with the end customer and the way they optimize their supply chain.

www.hp.com/uk/en

Iggesund

Iggesund Paperboard strives to inspire next-century packaging with sustainable paperboard products, services and advice that enhance the value of world-class brands. Our market-leading Invercote® and Incada® brands are used by some of the world’s most demanding luxury brand owners. Outstanding characteristics include superior durability, excellent color reproduction, whiteness that does not fade, taint and odor neutrality and design versatility. Established in 1685 and part of the Holmen forest industry group, the company relies on its own sustainably managed forests to ensure a renewable material for centuries to come.

www.iggesund.com

Kern PackOnTime

Multiformat Packaging system MI750 for custom packages including placement of articles – quickly and easily.

For an efficient distribution of the widest variety of items, distribution itself must also be logistically optimised and automated. This requires clever packaging concepts and systems, which provide packaging at the required time. This is our aim: Smart Pack – Made On Time.

You can find more information about the project at: info@packontime.com.

www.packontime.com

Metsä Board

A leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards

Metsä Board is a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards including folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraftliners. Our lightweight paperboards are developed to provide better, safer and more sustainable solutions for consumer goods as well as retail-ready and food service applications. We work together with our customers on a global scale to innovate solutions for better consumer experiences with less environmental impact. The pure fresh fibres Metsä Board uses are a renewable resource, traceable to origin in sustainably managed northern forests. Metsä Board is part of Metsä Group.

www.metsaboard.com

Noluma International LLC

Noluma International, LLC is a leader in innovative light protection technology and services. Our innovations enable better lives for more people by measuring and advising businesses on improving the light protection performance of consumer packaging. In dairy and other industries, it has been shown that light, even retail light, home and refrigerator lighting, significantly affects the quality of the contents of sub-standard packaging. Noluma advises on light-protective packaging designs that protect nutritional values, freshness, sensory qualities and other elements from the effects of light. Our patented technology allows companies to measure and compare their packaging by assigning a light protection factor (LPF).

www.noluma.com

Pantone

Pantone LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of X-Rite, Incorporated, is the world-renowned authority on colour. For nearly 50 years, Pantone has been inspiring design professionals with products, services and leading technology for the colourful exploration and expression of creativity.
In 1963, Lawrence Herbert, Pantone’s founder, created an innovative system for identifying, matching and communicating colours to solve the problems associated with producing accurate colour matches in the graphic arts community.

Pantone has since expanded its colour matching system concept to other colour-critical industries, including digital technology, fashion, home, plastics, architecture and contract interiors, and paint. Today, the PANTONE Name is known worldwide as the standard language for accurate colour communication, from designer to manufacturer to retailer to customer, across a variety of industries. Pantone continues to develop colour communication and inspirational tools, and aggressively adopts new digital technology to address the colour needs of the creative community everywhere.

www.pantone.com

RDC Environment

Since 1992, RDC Environment has been supporting decision makers in their decision-making on waste management and sustainable development as well as in the field of circular economy. With our team of engineers and economists, all environmental experts, we have carried out numerous reference studies on a Belgian, French and European scale. Our expertise is above all focused on:

Quantifying environmental impacts (Life Cycle Assessment and derived tools);
Advising public authorities on waste prevention and management and advising extended producer responsibility organisations;
Evaluation of the three pillars of sustainable development

www.rdcenvironment.be

Tetra Pak

Tetra Pak is the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company. Working closely with our customers and suppliers, we provide safe, innovative and environmentally sound products that each day meet the needs of hundreds of millions of people in more than 170 countries. With more than 24,000 employees around the world, we believe in responsible industry leadership and a sustainable approach to business. Our motto, “PROTECTS WHAT’S GOOD™,” reflects our vision to make food safe and available, everywhere.

www.tetrapak.com

The Koehler Group

The name Koehler represents high-quality specialty paper in the areas of thermal paper,
carbonless paper, fine paper, technical specialties, colored paper, and decor paper, as well as wood pulp board. Koehler will place its focus on flexible paper-based
packaging solutions, offering alternatives to brand manufacturers, converters, and printers with its future FlexTech Paper range.
Koehler is one of the few independent German companies in the paper industry, with revenue of around €800 million and approximately 500,000 tons of paper sold.
More than 1,850 employees produce paper using state-of-the-art technology at four company locations in Oberkirch, Kehl, Greiz, and Weisenbach.
In addition to its core business of paper, the Koehler Group has increased its focus on the
segment of renewable energies – with Koehler Renewable Energy GmbH. As the youngest member of the Group, the Koehler Innovative Solutions division develops and manufactures microcapsules for a whole host of applications and sectors.

www.koehlerpaper.com