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Further Mutoh printers will include the new 24" ValueJet 628 with eco solvent inks and the ValueJet 1624 with new 1 litre eco solvent ink bags. All printers will be supported by Caldera VisualRIP+. Colourgen will also be showing the Mutoh ValueCut 600 cutter and the Kala Mistral 1650 laminator.…

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Vidrala, through its subsidiary Inverbeira Sociedad de Promoción de Empresas, has completed acquisition of Encirc, an Irish manufacturer of glass containers for the food and beverage industries, for €408.6m. glass Encirc manufactures glass containers supplying packaging for a solid base of customers in Ireland and the UK, within the food…

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The 2nd generation Type 529 handles IV bags from 10 ml to 10 liters made of any materials, producing up to 1,600 aseptic bags per hour depending on volume. Introducing a commercially viable alternative to traditional aseptic vials, Bausch Advanced Technology Group’s updated IV bag system offers a new concept…

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Dinieper is dedicated to the design, manufacture, service and upgrade  of form-fill-seal (FFS) machines and provides services to South American food processing and dairy companies from its manufacturing base in Sao Paolo, Brazil. As a respected brand in Latin America, Dinieper strengthens Arcil’s ability to support customers and deploy its…

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Taking place at Birmingham's NEC, Packaging Innovations 2015 will feature dedicated Ecopack and Contract Pack areas and will be co-located with Empack and Label&Print, bringing together over 350 exhibitors from throughout the packaging industry. Zünd UK will return to the show with a range of Swiss-engineered digital cutting equipment, designed…

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Belgium's VPK Packaging Group is on the brink of completing its two expansion projects in Poland as planned. The company will open its third Polish corrugated sheet plant as well as its first corrugated packaging plant in the country. The investment sum totalled around €40m, according to the company. The…

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Coca-Cola has released a limited-edition 8oz. glass bottle, just in time for Miami Beach 100th anniversary. The specially designed, collectible bottle proudly displays the city's centennial logo, while the Coca-Cola/City of Miami Beach logo is featured on the six-pack packaging. "We are very excited about this collaboration of showcasing two…

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Bright Packaging Industry Bhd has won a US$15mil (RM53.3mil) contract to supply aluminium foil to a multinational tobacco manufacturing company in Russia. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia, Bright Packaging, which is principally involved in the printing and manufacturing of aluminium foil packing materials and packaging boxes, said it had…

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The latest packaging machinery and technology will be introduced at the Empack 2015, which is scheduled to be held at National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham, UK, from 25-26 February. A wide varipkety of suppliers will showcase their latest packaging machinery, equipment, logistical and transit packaging, robotics and automation during…

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Infeeding, discharging and converging Packaging machines generally produce the packs in several tracks and rows. In order that the packs can be processed downstream without any stoppages, they have to be automatically converged after the packaging procedure. In modern packaging lines this task can be per-formed by belt systems: “Belt…