hubergroup and manroland Goss unite for Sustainable Packaging Innovation

hubergroup, a global specialist in printing inks and chemicals, has partnered with manroland Goss web systems, a leading provider of web offset printing solutions, in a strategic collaboration. The partnership represents a significant milestone in the pursuit of sustainable packaging solutions, as it combines the extensive knowledge and expertise of hubergroup with the cutting-edge web offset printing technology offered by manroland Goss web systems.

Two industry leaders, hubergroup and manroland Goss web systems, have embarked on an exciting collaboration journey to drive innovation in sustainable packaging. This dynamic partnership brings together expertise from diverse companies, fostering innovation and creativity to address the pressing need for sustainable packaging solutions. By pooling their knowledge and resources, hubergroup and manroland Goss are committed to shaping the future of packaging, actively seeking like-minded partners, including brand owners, manufacturers, and packagers, to join them on this transformative journey.

As part of the partnership launch, project teams consisting of experts from both organizations were established. In initial workshops, these teams defined the collaboration framework and set goals. During a recent brainstorming session, creative ideas were generated to envision the packaging of the future: sustainable and colorful.

“At the heart of our partnership and teamwork lies a blend of fun, productivity, and creativity - all dedicated to revolutionizing packaging," said Thomas Polster at hubergroup. "We firmly believe that collective action is key to tackling waste and conserving resources. Let's unite to make a significant impact."

"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,” added Anna Asam, Project Manager and Frank Kreisel , Senior Sales & Service Manager Europe at manroland Goss. “By joining forces, we can overcome the greatest challenges facing the printing industry in the future."

The outcome of this collaboration promises exciting developments that will be showcased at drupa 2024 and drupa Touchpoint Packaging. As the world's leading trade fair for print technologies, drupa stands for inspiration, innovation, top-class knowledge transfer, and extensive networking. In 2024, the fair will focus on sustainability, as the German industrial association VDMA Printing and Paper Public Technology and drupa invite discussions about the future. hubergroup will be continuously represented at the drupa Touchpoint Packaging in Hall 3 / B31.

About hubergroup

hubergroup is an international printing inks and chemicals specialist based in Germany with a history stretching back more than 258 years. In its two divisions, the company develops innovative, sustainable products and services to enable its customers to achieve first-class results. The Print Solutions Division produces inks, varnishes and printing auxiliaries for packaging, commercial and newspaper printing. The Chemicals Division produces specialty chemicals such as resins, laminating adhesives, pigments and additives at its plants in India. hubergroup employs around 3,000 people in almost 30 countries and generated annual sales of around €812 million in 2022.

About manroland Goss web systems

The manroland Goss Group is the leading supplier of web-offset printing solutions for commercial, newspaper and packaging printing, and digital finishing solutions. As a high-performance partner for the printing industries, the company provides System Solutions for highly automated press and postpress equipment, Engineered Solutions for mechanical, automation and closed-loop upgrades for all types of presses, Service Solutions for parts and labor, tele-support and service level agreements 24/365, predictive maintenance platform “MAINTELLISENSE”, and E-commerce Solutions for the web offset industries.

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