ILLIG realizes high-quality and sealable tray made of 250 µm thick paper with an ultra-thin degradable coating. | © ILLIG Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG

ILLIG forms Paper

Thermoformable Paper Solutions

ILLIG has expanded its range of sustainable packaging solutions to include thermoforming paper to produce sealable packaging. ILLIG thus offers packaging manufacturers a food-grade alternative to plastic packaging applications that can be implemented on existing ILLIG production systems.

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IPF Bangladesh

Sustainable Circular Thinking

ILLIG will be presenting its recycling-friendly Circular Thinking solutions as well as the appropriate production and packaging systems for reducing the proportion of plastic in thermoformed packaging at the IPF Bangladesh online expo from July 5-8, 2021. The German Heilbronn-based mechanical engineering company ILLIG is thus making an important contribution to shaping a sustainable future.

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Next 75

ILLIG sustainably shapes the future

This year, the Heilbronn-based mechanical engineering company ILLIG celebrates 75 years of successful operations around the globe. With the anniversary motto "Next 75", the company is consciously looking ahead to extend its market leadership in the decades to come. In this anniversary year, customers, partners and employees are looking forward to more success.

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Creative Hub

ILLIG bundles Pactivity® around packaging development in the ILLIG Technology Center (ITC) at the company headquarters in Heilbronn where product development partners work closely with ILLIG engineers and designers. The ITC team works with customers to develop, test and evaluate products to market launch and through to production on ILLIG systems.

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Even closer to customers

ILLIG Maschinenbau has appointed Jürgen Lochner (55) as Managing Director in the function of CSO/CTO on December 01, 2020. He is responsible for the areas of market and technology with sales and product development for the business units engineering, tooling and service. Together with CEO Carsten Strenger, the management team at the company's headquarters in Heilbronn is well positioned. "We are consistently pursuing the path of efficient operational process design in order to be even closer to the customer," explains the new CSO/CTO.

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Sven Engelmann, ILLIG | © ILLIG Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG


Plastic-Cardboard Combination

Sven Engelmann, Head of the ILLIG Technology Center (ITC) and Packaging Development, explains in an interview with K-PROFI - the leading German-language user magazine in the field of plastics processing - the technical challenges of a completely recyclable I-PACK® tray with mono-PP inlay for food products, which is more than 50% plastic-reduced. ILLIG developed, produced and installed the application in only a few months.

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