W&H Announces it's Developing Digital Press for Flexible Packaging
First Milestone Reached
While digital printing is already firmly established in the label and commercial printing sector, flexible packaging continues to be a challenge: An economical and stable digital printing process has yet to be developed. W&H, machine builder and specialist for flexible packaging, has reached a first milestone in its development project with a machine concept for a new digital printing machine. Now the technology leader starts onboarding partners, including leading inkjet printhead manufacturer...
W&H joins CEFLEX ‒ promoting circular economy as a common goal
The European initiative CEFLEX aims to improve the contribution of flexible packaging to the circular economy. The aim is to find better system design solutions by 2025 through cooperation between the many players along the entire value chain. In May this year, German machine builderWindmöller&Hölscher joined CEFLEX.
CEFLEX is a collaboration project carried out by European companies that represent the entire flexible packaging value chain. The initiative looks at the entire life cycle of flexible packaging from production, consumption and collection to waste management and secondary raw materials. An important goal is to develop guidelines for flexible packaging that are recognized throughout Europe by 2020. Other working groups deal with new technologies, infrastructure and business models as well as end...
AVENTUS ‒ the new specialist for solutions for packing of free-flowing loose goods up to finished pallets
HAVER & BOECKER and WINDMÖLLER & HÖLSCHER introduce their new joint company at Achema
HAVER & BOECKER and WINDMÖLLER & HÖLSCHER present their new joint venture AVENTUS at the Achema trade fair today. AVENTUS is specialized on solutions for the packing of free-flowing loose goods up to finished pallets. The joint company was officially founded in June with each party holding a 50%share. NEWTEC, the HAVER & BOECKER subsidiary specialized in palletizing, is now a 100% subsidiary of AVENTUS. Once under full operation, AVENTUS will employ over 300 employees and reach sales of...
Windmöller & Hölscher Remains Leader in Press Sales to the Flexible Packaging Market in 2017
Windmöller & Hölscher, a world-leading manufacturer of machinery for the production of flexible packaging, has announced record sales of above 840 million EUR for 2017. “We grew across all business units: Extrusion, printing and converting,” said CEO Dr. Jürgen Vutz. The printing division, consisting of flexographic and gravure presses, achieved 270 million EUR worldwide worldwide. With this result, W&H remains the clear market leader for printing machines in the field of flexible packaging.
W&H and Keep Blackstone Valley Beautiful Come Together for a Community Litter Clean-up Day
Keep Blackstone Valley Beautiful and Lincoln-based Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corporation (W&H) teamed up for a community litter pick-up along New England Way and its intersection with the heavily littered Albion Road this past Wednesday.
In under two hours, the group of 10 collected more than 20 bags of garbage, including cans, bottles and wrappers, along with several tires and vinyl siding, calling attention to the severity of the litter problem our community faces.
“It feels good, as a...
Sigma Plastics Group Places Large Blown Film Line Order with Windmoeller & Hoelscher
Adds to Extensive W&H Machinery Base at the Sigma Group Companies
The Sigma Plastics Group has placed an order for blown film lines from W&H for Republic Bags of Houston, TX, and McNeeley Plastics of Clinton, MS, and completed an installation at ISOFlex Packaging in Washington, IN.
“Sigma Plastics Group and W&H have been business partners for roughly 15 years,” said Alfred Teo, CEO of Sigma Plastics Group. “We value the first-class film quality and reliable machinery, as well as the excellent and dependable after-sales service and spare parts.”