“IdeasXMunken” wins a Golden Pixel Award 2019!

18.11.2019 Polo AG and Arctic Paper win Golden Pixel Award for Munken X Ideas

IdeasXMunken wins the Golden Pixel Award 2019!

 

We are proud to announce that ‘IdeasXMunken’ by Arctic Paper AT in corporation with deroberhammer has won a Golden Pixel Award 2019! The award was presented during the Award Ceremony held at the Museum of Technology in Vienna on November 14th. Get your ideas down on Munken with ‘IdeasXMunken’, an extraordinary notepad made of eight beautiful grades of Munken papers, embedded in a laser engraved wood base.

Munken by Arctic Paper

Munken papers are produced by our valued partner Arctic Paper in Munkedal, Sweden. Munken Design papers are environmentally friendly, high-quality, uncoated fine papers, featuring four shades, from brilliant white to natural creamy, and two surfaces, smooth and rough. The Munken Book range includes Munken Premium and Munken Print, two exceptional book papers.

All Munken standard products are available as EU Ecolabel, FSC® FSC-C020637 and PEFC™ PEFC/05-33-99 certified

Golden Pixel Award

The Golden Pixel Award assesses new and innovative print projects all over Austria. The evaluation is based on the idea, quality and sustainability.
This year is the 19th time this award has taken place. There are sixteen categories to participate in. Clearly, it is a one of a kind award, since not only the finished product is being evaluated, but also the entire production process.

Thank you to deroberhammer for concept, realisation and production. Visit www.deroberhammer.com for more cool Projects!

(For more Information see our channels on Linkedin or Instagram!)

Fiber-based packaging solutions @ Rosupack 2019

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On 19.06.2019, at the RosUpack 2019, we had the pleasure to present a new packaging solution for the packaging industry: Flexible Paper!

The RosUpack exhibition in Moscow is the largest event for this industry in Russia. Our presentation on “Paper as a functional material for flexible packaging – the trend of the future”attracted many visitors.

During their presentation our Russian Sales Manager for paper, Konstantin Zobkov, and our Vice President, Wilhelm Massegg, together with Yevgen Zolotkovski, Sales Director for flexible paper at our principal Koehler Paper Group, underlined the advantages of paper compared to plastic for the packaging industry.

Paper is one of the most important sustainable packaging materials. In the very near future it could be integrated in a closed recycle process, by using secondary fibers in the production of corrugated packaging, cardboard packaging and hygienic paper. One of the advantages of using paper and cardboard is lower licensing  fees for companies in different industries.

Besides all advantages for businesses, also consumers perceive paper as the most environmentally friendly material which stimulates sales and leads to a higher income.

For Polo and Koehler Paper Group it was an interesting experience and a great opportunity to present a new solution for the packaging industry. We are looking forward to successful future presentations of this new solution!

New cooperation with HDG

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We are proudly announcing the new cooperation between HDG Pouch Packaging Machinery and Polo as of May 2019.
HDG machines can produce various types of pouches for the food, pet food and cosmetic industry as well as for pharmaceuticals and chemicals.
Together with our local Machinery experts, we will find the perfect machine for your pouch & product.

Smart Robotics are Changing the Packaging Game

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Smart Robotics’ solutions are Smart, Safe & Simple. Because of their Smart Software, these robots can easily adjust themselves to a new task or changes in the environment or product range, needing only minimal instructions from an employee.

Besides, working with robots ensures a safe cooperation between people and robots. With their user-friendly interface and their self-correcting abilities, robots are easy to use. Everyone can work with these robots.

Check out the Smart Palletizer® – the robot used at the end of the line for flexible palletization of products.

Interested in this product? Please send us your inquiry at office@polo-ag.com. We are happy to help you.

Introducing Kotkamills AEGLE® Barrier Plus

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Kotkamills’ family of AEGLE® consumer boards is complemented by the freshest member of the family. AEGLE® Barrier Plus promotes the wider use of non-plastic packaging solutions. Easily recyclable AEGLE® Barrier Plus packaging board is especially suited for packaging greasy food, sandwiches, bakery products and frozen foods.

The packaging industry is one of the key players in preventing litter ending up in the oceans and nature. Traditionally, packaging industry uses plastic barrier layer on packaging board in order to prevent grease and fluids from absorbing into the packaging material. Alternatively, organic fluorochemicals can be used as grease barriers but they might be harmful for the health. Degradation of plastic can take up to hundreds of years in natural conditions which means they are a burden for the environment for a long time, even ending up in the food chain.

Kotkamills AEGLE® products do not contain plastic, harmful fluorochemicals or waxes. The barrier layer of AEGLE® consumer boards is a water-based polymer dispersion which enables easy recycling since no plastic needs to separated from the wood fibre. AEGLE® products can be recycled with normal paper and board waste. Easy recyclability guarantees the precious material to remain in circular economy.

“AEGLE® consumer board family got its first family member as AEGLE® Barrier Light was launched this spring. We are proud to announce that the product family is now one family member richer. Our plastic-free packaging boards answer to a number of societal challenges, for example preserving the precious materials in circular economy and the prevention of added litter in the environment.”

Kotkamills CEO Markku Hämäläinen states.

“Food industry demands packaging solutions now and in the future. Our job is to create sustainable solutions that offer consumers a pro-environment choice with small everyday choices. Conscious consumers chooses a solution that is sustainable and better for the environment when it is made easy to access and use.”

For this type of product please send us your inquiry at office@polo-ag.com.

We are happy to help you.

Polo will represent Kotkamills’ Consumer Board Product Range

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Polo Handels AG will represent Kotkamills’ Consumer Board Product Range in Hungary, Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania and Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Polo has operated in the paper, cardboard and packaging industry since 1989.

For further information, please contact:

POLO HANDELS AG
Hainburgerstrasse 34 A , 1030 Vienna

  • Phone: +43 1 712 70 90-0
  • Fax : +43 1 712 70 98
  • E-mail: office@polo-ag.com