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RECENT POLYMER-MARKET DEVELOPMENTS

RECENT POLYMER-MARKET DEVELOPMENTS
It is a fact that the availability of homopolymer resins for film manufacture has been severely limited over the last 3 months. The underlying reason was that since February, 14 polymer resin production plants declared Force Majeure and subsequently proceeded with shutdown of their production facilities.

Hatzopoulos Packaging in Germany

Hatzopoulos Packaging in Germany
We are pleased to announce the expansion of our operations to Germany with the opening of our new offices in Stuttgart.

At A. Hatzopoulos SA, we believe that successfully addressing client-specific needs requires more than a functional mastery of film-conversion technology; this is why we put together a dedicated, highly-trained team of professionals, based in Stuttgart, who will be able to offer immediate attention to new and existing customers in Germany.

The office is headed by our long-term partner, Theo, who brings more than 5 years of experience in packaging. We will be applying the successful business model originally developed across Europe, where we function in close geographical proximity to our clients and provide high-quality services.

A. HATZOPOULOS S.A. IN FACHPACK 2015

A. HATZOPOULOS S.A. IN FACHPACK 2015
HATZOPOULOS IN FACHPACK 2015

Automate Emailing of Packing List

Automate Emailing of Packing List
Based on our constant provided service improvement, we inform our customers that from 1st of May 2015, we will be sending automatically the Packing Lists via email. This email will be sent to a specific address, along with the issue of the Delivery Note, as currently performed with the Certificate of Conformity. By doing so, we expect a decrease of bureaucracy and completing faster every loading, improving the total managing time needed for each dispatch.

FLEXO Prepress

FLEXO Prepress
Rapidly evolving technology and its applications are generally acknowledged to have contributed significantly in recent decades to the development of industrial printing. The quality is in line with productivity by constant path and keeps its upward trend.

Donation of Equipment to the Social Clinic of Lykodromio–Xanthi.

Donation of Equipment to the Social Clinic of Lykodromio–Xanthi.
In line with our corporate culture and our Corporate Social Responsibility strategy we now have one more donation to be proud of. In October 2014, our representative delivered and installed a modern cardiograph and a computer set equipped with all necessary software to the Community Clinic of the cultural association of Lykodromio in Xanthi.

Northern Greece - Greek Merit Awards

Northern Greece - Greek Merit Awards
A. Hatzopoulos SA received one more important distinction during an event held for the “Northern Greece - Greek Merit Awards”. The event was organized for the third year in a row by the Federation of Industries of Northern Greece in cooperation with the financial edition of the “Kathimerini” newspaper. The institution of the Greek Merit Awards aims at highlighting the companies that have stood out for their accomplishments during the previous year.

New Investment in Quality & Effectiveness

New Investment in Quality & Effectiveness
It is a great pleasure and honor for our company to welcome the new Rotogravure press Rotomec 4003 MP, which has been in operation since early February 2015 after the final and successful completion of all required tests. Our new Rotomec 4003 MP press is installed in our second high-end technology plant, located in the area of Kalohori of Thessaloniki.

THICKNESS AND BARRIERS

THICKNESS AND BARRIERS
Food producers are targeting to provide the best regarding food quality products, to the maximum possible self-life. Flexible packaging plays a key role to this, by providing the necessary stability to the food-stuff and the corresponding barrier properties.

1X PORTION PACKAGING

1X PORTION PACKAGING
Modern researches show that the flexible packaging market in Europe and USA is growing at a rate of around 4-6% per annum. The growth rate does seem to be due to, among others, the increasing demand for food in portion packaging, which offers ease of use, ease of transport and storage, thus gaining every day more and more consumers.

Portion packaging has a further advantage. Allow the necessary amount of food consumption (or the use of a specific quantity of a cosmetic product or detergent), thus avoiding wastage.
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