The Bronze Metpack 017 Innovation Award was presented to Valspar for its next-generation valPure V70 non-BPA line of coatings for light metal packaging. The industry’s highest honour for innovation was awarded at the Metpack Conference in Essen, Germany. “We’re thrilled to be recognised with this prestigious award,” said Flavio Marchi, Valspar’s global marketing director for […]
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I can imagine there are a few jaded individuals this week as it’s back to normality after a busy show schedule. For me at least, Metpack certainly lived up to expectations and it was a delight to see so many of you sampling our refreshments on our stand. Neil’s Morgan safely arrived back on home soil too!
Metpack attracted around 7,200 trade visitors to Messe Essen between 2-6 May 2017. There were a record number of over 300 exhibitors.
Wolfgang Niemsch, chairman of the Metpack committee, welcomed in the 2017 edition of the show with a positive message of prosperity within the metal packaging sector.
The Italian company PrintabLED has won the industry Gold Metpack Innovation Award 2017, for its high performance UV-LED systems of the same name for paint and printing systems.
Metpack will will provide a first look at its two-piece Metal Colour Catalogue as part of INX Colour Perfection
On the eve of Metpack, let me just wish you all a safe journey over to Germany. I do still have a few editorial appointments left, so please get in touch if you would like to discuss any new product offerings.
AVT has announced that it will provide live demonstrations of Titan, an in line 100% inspection solution for metal decorating applications and Mercury, a digital ink control system at Metpack.
It’s now less than two weeks until Metpack, where I’ll be looking forward to visiting the show for the first time. It’s going to be a terrific opportunity to see new product innovations, catch-up with industry colleagues and continue my industry learning process.
This blog comes to you from Stuttgart, Germany, where I’ve been kindly hosted by the team at KBA-MetalPrint. It has been a busy couple of days where I have gained an exclusive insight into the company’s latest innovations that will be presented at this year’s Metpack.
One of our highlights at Metpack from Sprimag this year is the HIL-56 aerosol can internal coating machine from the new Sprimag Ecompact series.
I’m afraid to be the bearer of more bad news, but it’s with great sadness that we have learnt of the passing of Hindustan Tin Works’ Atit Bhatia. He sadly passed away yesterday at the age of 35.
It’s been a busy few days here at Bell Towers, as we put the finishing touches to our bumper 100 page April issue, which sees an eight page Metpack preview of new product innovations that will be seen at the show.
Neil and I have just returned from Dubai, where we were kindly hosted by Sharad Anand (pictured) and the team at Delta Food. You can read about our trip in the April issue, where we bring you an exclusive case study feature on the company and a wider look at the can making market in the region.
As I touched upon last week, Evert van de Weg is a valued member of the team, which is epitomised in his contribution to the forthcoming month’s issue. This month he speaks with Ferrum on the company’s record on innovation and heritage within can making.