Asahi Photoproducts was founded in 1973 in Europe and is a subsidiary of the Asahi Kasei Corporation which was founded in 1922 in Japan.
41,000 employees world wide work in research, production, sales, and application technology. The European headquarters of Asahi Photoproducts (APP) is located in Brussels with direct sales to UK, Italy, Germany and France. A network of authorized distributors covers all countries of Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
Asahi Photoproducts is a leading pioneer in the development of photopolymer flexo printing plates. By creating high quality flexographic solutions and through continued innovation, the company aims at driving print forward in harmony with the environment. The most recent AWPTM water wash plate development is setting a new industry standard in relation to packaging printing Green House Gas emissions.
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With more than 40 years of experience, DECA has a unique position within the packaging industry. We have developed into a worldwide packaging expert in ‘rigid plastic’. Thanks to our extensive know-how in injection moulding and thermoforming techniques, we ensure you a sustainable packaging solution with an impact. We keep close tabs on the latest developments and evolutions within the industry and therefore your contact point for all your packaging needs.
Hamburg, March 19, 2020. Founded in 2002 in Hamburg, Germany, EyeC is the market’s only supplier to ensure the product quality throughout the entire printing process – from the first artwork file to the finished product. Whether folding boxes, labels, flexible packaging or tubes: EyeC inspection systems guarantee total security of the quality of print files and printed products. Printing errors are detected automatically, easily and quickly to avoid complaints and recalls, to reduce production and material costs and optimize quality controls. The market’s most intelligent algorithms ensure that all EyeC systems only show relevant defects.
For early defect detections, EyeC offers a file-to-file comparison software for artwork inspections during the design process (EyeC Proofiler Content) and for inspections of print-ready files in the pre-press stage (EyeC Proofiler Graphic). The detection of systematic defects in any kind of print samples - small format products, printed sheets, multi-page documents and tubes - is carried out by reliable off-line inspection systems (EyeC Proofiler). To help printers perform an efficient 100% quality control and deliver defect-free material, EyeC also provides a complete range of in-line inspection systems (EyeC ProofRunner).
More than 1,800 EyeC inspection systems are in use worldwide by pharmaceutical companies, printer and branded goods manufacturers. The company currently has over 60 employees in Hamburg and international sales partners in more than 20 countries.
HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. Through our portfolio of printers, PCs, mobile devices, solutions, and services, we engineer experiences that amaze. Our Graphics Solutions Business is focused on reinventing print and delivering transformational customer experiences in a connected world. In the world of packaging print both Print Service Providers and Brand owners can benefit from optimised supply chain management, faster time to market, and delighting consumers through customized and personalised printed experiences.
The Kuraray Group is committed to developing new ﬁelds of business using pioneering technology that improves the environment and enhances the quality of life throughout the world.
Kuraray was founded in 1926 for the purpose of commercializing synthetic rayon, which was a cutting-edge technology at the time. Following the Second World War, in 1950 we were the first in the world to commercialize polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) fiber, under the brand name KURALON™. It was the first synthetic fiber invented in Japan and led the early phase of Japan’s synthetic fiber industry.
Macfarlane Labels, part of Macfarlane Group plc, specialises in the design, printing and supply of high quality self-adhesive and resealable labels for FMCG manufacturers in the UK, Europe and USA. Printing more than 2 billion labels each year, the company has research & development facilities in Scotland and Sweden; manufacturing centres in Scotland and Ireland; and manufacturing partners in Europe and the USA.
Reseal-it® by Macfarlane Labels is a patented easy to open, re-closable labelling system. Packs can be opened and closed up to 25 times and ensure freshness and pack integrity whilst helping to prolong the life of the products. Macfarlane Labels provides Reseal-it solutions for leading brands across Europe and the USA on packs containing sliced meats, fruit, cheese, biscuits, cookies, pet foods and healthcare products. The Reseal-it product is now used by a range of customers on more than 500 million packs a year.
Within SAUERESSIG Group the Matthews International Corporation is bringing together the business units packaging, surfaces, engineering, rollers and elastomers under a common umbrella brand. As leading international supplier along the pre-press stage as well as of rotogravure and embossing tools, flexographic printing and special machine construction, SAUERESSIG Group offers a comprehensive expertise.
The modular product and service portfolio bundles diverse competencies from the fields of design, color management, reproduction, roller and steel core production, cutting and creasing tools as well as special machinery according to customer-specific requirements. Brand manufacturers, printers and converters benefit from solution-oriented innovations, decades of experience and maximum flexibility. Within currently 13 production sites SAUERESSIG Group has a strong global network. Worldwide presence enables an optimal development, implementation and support of international projects at any time.
SAUERESSIG Group is part of Matthews International Corporation (NASDAQ GSM: MATW).
Baumer hhs, based in Krefeld, Germany, is your worldwide partner for reliable and innovative glue application and quality assurance systems.
For us, quality and precision are basic principles of engineering and manufacturing, and professional services are an integral part of our products. We maintain a constructive and collaborative dialogue with our customers and suppliers, which form
s the basis for solutions that optimally meet their individual needs. Our trained sales staff and technicians support you with any issues you encounter in production. The Baumer hhs solution centre in Krefeld offers you assistance with new applications and in selecting the right adhesives. We want our customers to be excited – with our premium products and our impeccable all-round service.
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Plastipak is a global, leading designer, producer and recycler of PET and HDPE rigid plastic packaging.
With 40+ plants globally producing 40+billion units each year, Plastipak supplies leading FMCG brands with low carbon, 100% recyclable packaging, supporting the reduction of Scope 3 GHG emissions and the drive to Net Zero.
Our network of four recycling plants recycles over 10 billion bottles per year, with more capacity under construction. As Europe’s leading producer of food-grade recycled PET (rPET), Plastipak is a circular economy pioneer, facilitating brand owners to fulfil their recycled content commitments, safely and with confidence.
Working across markets such as soft drinks, home, personal care, food, alcohol, dairy and juice applications, our range of light, oxygen and CO2 barriers optimise shelf life and perfectly maintain product quality and integrity. Our innovative technologies, such as hot-fill, wide-mouth and handled multi-serve containers perfectly balance aesthetics with practicality.
For on-shelf differentiation, our Creative Packaging Studio’s expertise results in award-winning packaging design, brought to life by our network of Product Development Centres. Our decoration technologies such as embossing, Direct Object Printing with variable data capability, and silk-screen printing, offer a premium look to your products for maximum impact.
GABRIEL-CHEMIE was founded in 1950 and is one of Europe's leading masterbatch manufacturers. The independent, privately owned group has its headquarters in Austria, and operates production sites in Austria, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland, Italy, Spain and Russia.
GABRIEL-CHEMIE specialises in upgrading plastics for food and cosmetics packaging as well as for medical devices and its packaging. Typical products among its range of masterbatches are
• DNA additives,
• plastic colours and colour effects,
• colours for NIR detection and sorting,
• additives for plastics recycling,
• laser marking additives, and
• compostable plastic masterbatches.
GABRIEL-CHEMIE is certified upon EN ISO 22000 (Food Safety), EN ISO 13485 (Medical Devices), EN ISO 9001, EN ISO 14001 (Environment), by the Vegan Society and by ISCC (International Sustainability and Carbon Certification).