• hubergroup and manroland have partnered to drive sustainable packaging.
    hubergroup and manroland have partnered to drive sustainable packaging.
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hubergroup, a global specialist in printing inks and chemicals, has formed a strategic partnership with manroland Goss web systems, a leading provider of web offset printing solutions, in a bid to drive innovation in sustainable packaging by combining the expertise of both companies.

Thomas Polster, global key account manager and manager of Global Business Development Brand Owner at hubergroup.
Thomas Polster, global key account manager and manager of Global Business Development Brand Owner at hubergroup.

The partnership seeks to address the urgent need for sustainable packaging solutions by leveraging the combined knowledge and resources of hubergroup and manroland Goss. The companies are actively inviting brand owners, manufacturers, and packagers to join their efforts.

To kick off the collaboration, project teams from both organisations have been established. These teams recently held initial workshops to define the collaboration framework and set goals. During a brainstorming session, the teams generated creative ideas for future sustainable and colourful packaging solutions.

Thomas Polster, global key account manager and manager of Global Business Development Brand Owner at hubergroup, commented on the partnership: “At the heart of our partnership and teamwork lies a blend of fun, productivity, and creativity – all dedicated to revolutionising packaging. We firmly believe that collective action is key to tackling waste and conserving resources. Let’s unite to make a significant impact.”

Anna Asam, project manager; and Frank Kreisel, senior sales and service manager Europe at manroland Goss, added: “United by our commitment to shape a more sustainable future for packaging, our inspiring partnership reinforces our belief in the power of collaboration across the entire value chain to unlock sustainability's full potential. By joining forces, we can overcome the greatest challenges facing the printing industry in the future."

The results of the collaboration will be showcased at drupa 2024 and drupa Touchpoint Packaging. drupa is the world’s leading trade fair for print technologies, focusing on sustainability in 2024. hubergroup will be continuously represented at the drupa Touchpoint Packaging in Hall 3/B31.

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