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Appointed as Co-directors of Michelman India are Mr. Pankaj Shah, Supack’s founder, and Mr. Steven Wong, Michelman’s VP/Managing Director, Asia Pacific.  With the Supack acquisition, the Mumbai, India based Michelman India hosts a business center, laboratory, and an experienced team of sales, technical service and business operations personnel.  By keeping…

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Bosch Packaging Technology has expanded its portfolio for the serialisation of pharmaceutical packaging to help drug manufacturers comply with potential legislation changes about to be introduced by governments round the globe in the fight against counterfeit drugs. Implementation of legislation changes is in the offing as countries unite for the…

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UNI Packaging continues to extend its reach across Europe and are steadily increasing their market share through consistent innovation and strategic investment. Last year, in a move to expand manufacturing capability in the UK, UNI Packaging purchased flexible packaging firm Arteb Printing. The acquisition provides UNI Packaging UK with a…

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Amcor and its partners have invested $300,000 in the Columbia, S.C. recycling project. Amcor became a partner in the Recycling Partnership in July 2014 and made the donation through the Amcor Community Program, which provides strategic partnership grants to organizations that share the company’s passion for responsible packaging and helping…

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PPG’s new packaging coatings meet new requirements and provide enhanced performance solutions and benefits such as higher application solids and one-component simplification, according to Robyn McMillan, PPG global segment manager for monobloc aerosol cans and tubes coatings. “We’re making a positive impact in the cosmetic, personal care, dental, pharmaceutical, food…

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Rock-Tenn and MeadWestvaco will join forces to create a $16 billion global packaging company, driving down its own costs and possibly gaining the scale to better dictate prices. The new company, which had not been named as of Monday, will have combined sales of $15.7 billion, and its board will…

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Essel Propack Ltd, which supplies tubes and packaging for toothpaste makers and other consumer goods firms, is restructuring operations to grow beyond the oral care segment, a top company official said. The speciality packaging company caters to several fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies including Hindustan Unilever Ltd, Procter and…

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TCL Packaging has installed and commissioned a new Laminastar 4 solvent-free laminator from French manufacturer DCM USIMECA at its new premises in Telford. This is to increase supply of the company’s packaging films. The latter part of 2014 saw unprecedented demand levels for printed and laminated packaging films across the…

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As the smallest thermal transfer printer of MULTIVAC Marking & Inspec-tion, the TTO 05 is a cost-effective solution for print layouts with a max-imum size of 32 x 40 mm. It is optimised for easy labelling tasks on conveyor belt labellers and inline labellers of MULTIVAC Marking & In-spection. Since…

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In response to manufacturers’ need to comply with increased serialization regulations, Videojet Technologies Inc., a global leader in coding, marking and printing solutions, has introduced the 7810 Ultraviolet (UV) 2-Watt Laser, in addition to its existing CO2 and fiber laser offerings.   Laser technology is the only technology that provides…