German Design Awards 2019: Special Mention for Leonhard Kurz

The third edition of the Box in Box from Leonhard Kurz received a Special Mention award at the German Design Awards 2019. The Box in Box is a collection of elaborately finished sample designer boxes which Kurz issues each year as inspiration for creative packaging design. The thematic basis for the collection comes from a Read more about German Design Awards 2019: Special Mention for Leonhard Kurz[…]

Two designs plus functional integration in one shot

Leonhard Kurz has developed a foil feeding unit for In-Mold Decoration (IMD) with two independently positionable foil webs. Using the patent pending IMD SI DUO feeding unit, it is possible to produce two plastic components with different single-image designs in one shot. At the KraussMaffei booth at Fakuma, two components will be manufactured on a Read more about Two designs plus functional integration in one shot[…]

Gerresheimer at LuxePack 2018: Gerresheimer’s new Decoration Center

Gerresheimer’s factories in Tettau (Germany) and Momignies (Belgium) specialize in the industrial production of cosmetic glass and have been supplying no-table customers in the cosmetics industry for decades. At both sites, newly created, high-performance Decoration Centers use modern techniques to customize sophisticated branded products for the cosmetics market. Customization is a key market trend in Read more about Gerresheimer at LuxePack 2018: Gerresheimer’s new Decoration Center[…]

All four in one go: decorating, forming, back-injecting, punching

Leonhard Kurz has developed an IMD Varioform process that can be used to manufacture and decorate, in a single step, components for which no efficient decoration solution was previously available due to their particularly three-dimensional geometry. Thanks to IMD Varioform, the fast and flexible IMD roll-to-roll technology can now be employed with these components. Using Read more about All four in one go: decorating, forming, back-injecting, punching[…]

Stick together

Stick together Though adhesives are a crucial part of the packaging industry, manufacturers need to ensure their work is environmentally friendly. artimelt can offer their product partners across the value chain a range of products. What role do adhesives play in packaging, with particular regard to product labelling? artimelt: Adhesives play a vital part in Read more about Stick together[…]

Future fashion trends at MCBW

The upcoming generation of fashion designers presents its cutting-edge creations at this year’s MCBW (Munich Creative Business Week). At the opening ceremony on March 3, graduates of the Deutsche Meisterschule für Mode/Designschule in Munich (German master school for fashion/design) are hosting a fashion show combining unexpected styles, colors, and materials in the BMW double cone Read more about Future fashion trends at MCBW[…]

Fill your own Advent calendar with truly personal treats and pictures

Advent calendars help to embellish the run-up time to Christmas. The Advent calendar has changed dramatically in its 500-year history: for some years now, the photo lab FotoInsight has been printing bespoke Advent calendars with customer’s own pictures. Previously, the photo calendar service has offered customers to personalise their calendars with images and graphic design, Read more about Fill your own Advent calendar with truly personal treats and pictures[…]

EPBP approval: Direct Print Powered by KHS™ certified and fully recyclable

Innovative technology which is fully recyclable: the first digital Direct Print Powered by KHS™ printing process for PET bottles has now again been certified by the European PET Bottle Platform (EPBP). This is the second sustainable and environmentally-friendly innovation from KHS and NMP Systems to be approved by the initiative within a very short time Read more about EPBP approval: Direct Print Powered by KHS™ certified and fully recyclable[…]