November 2013: LGR enlarges its offer of "folding cartons with hot foil stamping"
In order to meet the growing demand for sophisticated folding cartons in the healthcare and personal care sectors, the LGR Group has installed mid-2013 a brand-new hot foil stamping machine.
The machine has been set up on the LGR-CFL Emballages site, located in Le Creusot (France), which has a special focus on personal care and cosmetics.
September 2013, Polepharma Packaging: LGR speaks on serialization and tamper-evidence
Serialization : How to prepare ? Solutions, requirements, future
The LGR Emballages Group is the leading speaker on this major thema during the 1st edition of Polepharma Packaging. We will there present available solutions, technical requirements and possible evolutions for the future.
LGR will also lead discussions on another subject: "Securization, tamper-evidence".
Don't miss the event: 26th September 2013 in Louviers (France) !
April, 2013: a new plant for LGR-Pharprint !
LGR-PHARPRINT, one of the important leaflet suppliers in France, located in Dreux, will relocate in May 2013 to new buildings.
LGR-PHARPRINT will move into a very modern plant of more than 2,000 sqm, just few hundred metres from the current site. This change will allow to optimize production flows, in line with a growing activity, and to improve some sections in the industrial equipment.
February, 2013: LGR and DURAN DOGAN join forces in Turkey !
The LGR Emballages Group is pleased to announce the finalization of a major project in Turkey.
Indeed, the LGR Group has acquired a significant part in shares of DURAN DOGAN, N°1 for cardboard packaging in Turkey.
More info on DURAN DOGAN: www.ddpack.com.tr
A conference about tamper-evident packaging by LGR during the CPHI, Madrid
On 9th October, 2012 as part of the CPHI show of Madrid, LGR Emballages led a conference on tamper-evident packaging.
After reminding the legal background and requirements of the European Directive 2011/62/EU, LGR Emballages presented different kinds of solutions, underlining criteria that have to be taken into account by laboratories to make a decision. The conference tackled also trends of the market and expected perspectives on the subject.
The LGR sales team naturally remains available to talk about tamper-evident packaging. The Emballage show (19th-22th November, 2012) will be one opportunity for that as many solutions will be presented on the LGR booth !
June, 2012 - LGR-Reine: a large format micro flute line unique in Europe !
The project of the 3rd production line on the Reine Emballages site, located in Veyziat (01), began in 2009 with the first extension of buildings. In 2010-2011 a KBA 205 offset, a large format Bobst folder/gluer and 2 new die-cutters were then set up.
With the new Asitrade corrugating and laminating installation, processing since June 2012, the 2m production line is now complete, with automation between sections.
Such an equipment is unique in Europe in the field of litho-printed laminated boxes !
It allows LGR to widen its large format offer, regarding sheet layout optimization such as possibilities for big boxes. It perfectly illustrates the dynamism of LGR Emballages in industrial investment and its will to remain a reference company in microflute packaging.
March, 2012: end of extension works at Cartonex
The site located in Illiers-Combray (28, France), which is specialized in pharmaceutical folding carton manufacturing, has experienced during the last months a large building transformation to extend the existing plant.
The aim was to set up a sheeter (to cut cardboard from reels according to the needs) and to enlarge storage areas for raw materials and finished goods. A first step in flow automation, especially between board sheeting and offset printing, has also been carried out.
Works have been realized according to the initial planning, without disturbing the production, what was really a great achievement.
This extension is for Cartonex a new step in its development that has been already on going for years.
January, 2012: Best Wishes for 2012 !
2011, September 30th: inauguration of the new LGR-Policolor plant of Barcelona
Policolor and the LGR Emballages Group invited their customers and partners on the new Policolor plant in Barberà del Vallès to inaugurate the new facility.
The event took place on 2011, 30th September and under the sun it was a success.
September, 2011: LGR Emballages acquires Goldprint NV !
The shareholders of the LGR Emballages Group and of the GOLDPRINT NV Company are pleased to announce that they have come to an agreement where LGR acquires a majority share in GOLDPRINT, with effective date on 2011, September 1st.
GOLDPRINT is specialized in the manufacturing of pharmaceutical folding cartons and leaflets, with a turnover of €11M. Its very modern facility near Brussels places the company in the best players in terms of pharma GMP practices and efficiency. The company is also one of the first European converters having a digital capacity.
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August, 2011 : the new LGR-Leguay plant is running !
Since the start of the project, the relocation of the Leguay site had been planned by the LGR Emballages Group for August, 2011. The commitment has been kept and the transfer of the historical plant of Fleury-les-Aubrais to the new buildings of St-Cyr-en-Val has been carried out as expected.
The industrial equipment, that includes two new 6-colour offset printing machines, is fully operational. The whole personnel has followed this transfer and works now in these new facilities.
Some adjustments and finishing operations have still to be carried out to end the relocation. This will be done in the next weeks without impact on the performance of the plant.
For Leguay Emballages, it is a new step in the history of the plant, which is a major player for pharmaceutical folding cartons in France. The site will be a reference on the market and will strengthen the leadership of the LGR Emballages Group.
July, 2011: LGR has now its newsletter !
New in 2011 !
Now each quarter LGR Emballages will communicate through this new support to the attention of customers and other interested people.
We will so present major product innovations, technical process improvements and news about the Group.
This newsletter is a new way to get information and discover the world of litho-printed folding cartons and corrugated boxes. It will be directly linked to customers’ expectations and questions in terms of packaging and innovation. It will tackle new issues in this field.
If you wish to receive the LGR newsletter, please send your request through the contact form of the LGR website. Existing versions: French and English.
April, 2011: Policolor in its new plant !
It is all done: Policolor has relocated its activities to the new plant of Barbera Del Vallès, near to Terrassa, north of Barcelona !
Policolor is now in a dynamic industrial area that is close to the major Spanish pharmaceutical players.
People work in a spacious plant, adapted to the most recent industrial standards. The equipment has been also upgraded, as new litho-printing machine (6 colors) and cutting machine with automatic stripping have been set up.
The relocation had been perfectly organized and the operation ran smoothly.
February, 2011: NEW PLANTS FOR LGR-LEGUAY AND LGR-POLICOLOR
LGR-LEGUAY will relocate in 2011 to a very modern plant of 10,000 m², adapted to the most recent industrial standards. It will be located in Saint Cyr en Val, south of Orléans, in the business park of La Saussaye.
This relocation will mean also a major upgrade of the production equipment: two new state-of-the-art KBA 106 litho printing machines will be set up in the new plant, and all internal transfers between sections will be completely automated.
In addition, LGR-POLICOLOR will relocate during the first half of the year 2011 to a very recent plant of more than 6,000 m², in Barbera del Vallès, near to Terrassa, north of Barcelona.
The company will also experience a huge evolution of its machine park with the installation of a new KBA 106 litho printing machine and a second cutting machine with automatic stripping on the new plant. LGR-POLICOLOR will have one of the most competitive equipment in Spain on the “pharmaceutical folding carton” segment.