FMN | October 16th, 2017

VPK Packaging Group Invests In CorrBoard

Flexo Market News


VPK Packaging Group NV (VPK) has invested in CorrBoard UK, the consortium based corrugated sheet feeder located in Scunthorpe, North Lin- colnshire. CorrBoard was established in 2014 by a consortium of prominent corrugated sheet plants to supply quali- ty corrugated materials for their own manufacturing purposes. As part of the investment, VPK has acquired a 30 percent stake in CorrBoard that was previously held by Corrugated Synergies International, as well as cap- ital increase.

Adheso-Graphics, Inc.

AGI manufactures, distributes and converts current tech- nology flexo mounting tapes and backing systems for cor- rugated plate mounting. Flexstik hard vinyl, FlexSoft, bi.esse brand, Gold Series Thin tapes for sleeve and Narrow web plate mounting. Specialty tapes that cover the vast thickness range re- quirements and specific adhesion systems for all flexo mounting requirements. We provide technical service and problem solving services for unique customers & applications.

Advanced Prepress Graphics, Inc.

Flexo Plate making at it’s finest. All format’s available up to 42” x 80”. Flexo artwork, Flexo films, and Flexo Plates.

Anderson & Vreeland, Inc.

A&V manufactures a complete line of photopolymer plate processing systems and is a leading distributor of flexo- graphic platemaking materials. A&V also sells digital imag- ing systems and software specifically designed for flexography.

ARC International

Corrboard has been purchased by VPK Packaging Group.

ARC International is a world leader in the manufacturing of roller products for flexography. The latest nanotechnolo- gy laser engraving in our Charlotte and Las Vegas manu- facturing facilities ensures superior quality and consistency in anilox rollers.

VPK is based in Belgium and operates a network of paper-based packaging facilities across Europe, the United States and Turkey. CorrBoard will be assisted by VPK company Rigid Containers Ltd, whose UK manufacturing operations produce 340 million square meters of corrugated material and packaging each year. PMMI Raises $325,000 To Aid Hurricane Afflicted Areas The North American packaging and processing in- dustry joined together to help bring relief to the vic- tims of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Hurricane Irma in Florida and Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Under the leadership of PMMI, The Association of Packaging and Processing Technologies, the manufac- turing community raised more than $325,000 for the American Red Cross’ hurricane relief efforts. PMMI matched $100,000 in online and onsite donations from PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packag- ing EXPO 2017, while proceeds from PACK gives BACK drove the final number.

Comexi Group Industries S.A.U.

The Comexi Group is a leading supplier of quality flexographic C.I. presses for the flexible packaging indus- try worldwide. We also provide solventless laminators, slitter/rewinders and related peripheral equipment such as automatic wash-up systems, solvent recovery sys- tems, automatic roll unloaders, and plate cylinder/sleeve storage systems. DuPont Packaging Graphics is the world’s leading suppli- er of flexographic printing systems in digital and conven- tional formats; including Cyrel® brand photopolymer plates, Cyrel® FAST processing equipment, Cyrel® round sleeves, mounting and finishing products. For more than 35 years, beginning with Cyrel®, the first photopolymer printing plate, through to today’s digital workflow revolution, DuPont has been driving innovation in the Flexo and package printing industries. The Digital Cyrel® FAST imaging system has been broadly recognized for its efficiency, productivity, print perfor- mance, and environmental benefits. DuPont Packaging Graphics

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