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Next”, Acti Pack’s new range of PET cylindrical bottles for beauty products and toiletries will be launched at the next edition of the PCD Congress in Paris on the 4th and 5th February 2015. With curved bottom and flat shoulders, the “Next” bottles are available from 150 ml to 500…

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The acquisition will give AR Packaging the opportunity to further strengthen the cooperation with key tobacco customers as well as enhance the strategic position at key accounts in the confectionery and consumer goods segment. The operations included in the agreement are three plants in Graz, Austria;  Krakow,  Poland;  and  Moscow, …

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Richmond-based packaging maker MeadWestvaco Corp. said Thursday that it is selling its European-based tobacco folding carton business to AR Packaging Group AB. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but MeadWestvaco said the unit has annual revenue of about $190 million, or about 146 million euros. The revenue is reported…

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UK based packaging manufacturer Benson Group will be organising Theatre of Food at Packaging Innovations 2015 which will be attended by Masterchef 2010 Dhruv Baker. The show will also have a team of designers displaying their expertise in carton board packaging. The Masterchef winner will present his signature taste blends…

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With the brand new machine series SOLUTA, GERNEP has hit the mark. The first machines have already been delivered and our customers are excited from their GERNEP SOLUTA. GERNEP has completely reprinted the machine series SOLUTA. With this development GERNEP is ideally suited to take challenges in labelling of all…

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Rockwell Solutions has introduced a laser-perforated version of its Reseal versatile film that allows food to be fresh for longer duration. Formulated to seal to APET, RPET, PP and PE trays, the Reseal peelable films are resealable after opening, allowing the consumer to store uneaten food fresh for longer in…

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More than 200 visitors from Africa, Europe, South America, China, India, Korea, Russia, and the Middle East attended the Packaging Days hosted by Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) to discover new solutions for packaging printing. At the end of 2014, in Hall 11 at the Wiesloch-Walldorf plant, Heidelberg presented its new…

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At the 650 square-metre exhibition stand W3729 (Level 2) in the West hall, five Allrounder injection moulding machines and two Freeformers will demonstrate sophisticated applications and innovative processes covering topics such as lightweight construction, multi-component injection moulding, automation and LSR processing. Five further Allrounder machines will be featured on partner…

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While both companies have been proactively working side by side for the past 12 months, WMW, held off on the announcement until both companies were comfortably integrated as one unit. The original Watson warehouse in Glasgow has now doubled in size, providing a storage facility in excess of 100k square…

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Exclusive to AMS in the UK, the M1C Labelmaxer is described as a fast, revolutionary label printer and currently one of the leading label printers in the US. AMS, an independent supplier of desktop colour label printers for packaging offering solutions from global manufacturers, says the M1C Labelmaxer offers exceptional…