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625 years of German paper mills

625 years of German paper mills When Nuremberg’s City Councillor Ulman Stromer set up his country’s first paper mill in 1390, no one guessed that 600 years later the art of paper making in Germany would be the number 1 paper industry in Europe and number 4 worldwide. 625 years of German paper mills

Mini screen as a patient leaflet

© Stora Enso Cross-media solutions are packaging trends of the future which have now reached the pharmaceutical industry. For the first time screens have been integrated into folding boxes for headache tablets.Mini screen as a patient leaflet

Dry wrapping of freshly cut flowers

© Es75 - Fotolia The wrapping of live plants requires special forethought to ensure damage-free transportation. Thanks to the use of Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP), freshly cut flowers can now reach their destination without water – and about all without drooping heads.Dry wrapping of freshly cut flowers

Screw tops for Riesling, Shiraz and other wines

© Josef Becker - Fotolia Not long ago wine in screw-topped bottles was considered to be cheap and poor quality. In the meantime, however, winemakers have started to use aluminium instead of cork, even for their best wines – a change which has created excellent growth opportunities in this niche on the packaging market.Screw tops for Riesling, Shiraz and other wines

Trend towards gravure printing on packaging

© stora enso Customers in the branded products segment are increasingly demanding packaging solutions with rotogravure printing. This production technique is getting particularly popular for high-quality luxury goods and for products with varying print runs.Trend towards gravure printing on packaging

 
 

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The Green Deal

The Green Deal 
“Promoting brand values through sustainable packaging“ – was the motto of last year’s Pro Carton Congress in Düsseldorf. Ever greater importance is being attached to sustainability: it is one of the crucial drivers of innovation of all.