Jul 22, 2021

Sealable bio container

Cooperative project

In a cooperative project, SÜDPACK Verpackungen and ILLIG Maschinenbau have developed thermoformed food packaging with components that are certified compostable and predominantly bio-based. The tray with heat-sealable lid can be used to package vegetarian and vegan foods, as well as dairy products such as yogurt or cheese. It is made of a certified compostable (DIN EN 13432) and partially bio-based plastic ecovio®, which was dyed green for this application.

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Jul 16, 2021

Fachpack 2021

All-Paper Blister Pack

At Fachpack in Nuremberg from September 28 to 30, ILLIG Maschinenbau will be demonstrating how easy it is to flexibly produce sustainable all-paper blisters from recycled cardboard with different designs and contents on a single packaging system. Because less is more: reduce – reuse – separate – recycle – renew.

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Jul 5, 2021


ILLIG is on Course for Success!

The restructuring at ILLIG Maschinenbau in Heilbronn has shown results, and operational turnaround is in sight. After almost three years in a difficult market environment with reduced order volumes, the company can now look to the future with confidence during its anniversary year. The family-owned company’s thorough restructuring initiative succeeded in roughly halving losses from 2020 and is set to bring the company back to a profitable operational position by the end of 2021.

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ILLIG realizes high-quality and sealable tray made of 250 µm thick paper with an ultra-thin degradable coating. | © ILLIG Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG
Jun 15, 2021

ILLIG forms Paper


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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Jun 14, 2021

IPF Bangladesh

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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Jun 10, 2021

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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