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Wednesday, Jan 07, 2015
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US-based private equity firm Delos Capital has acquired Illinois-based customized and engineered packaging products manufacturer, FCA Packaging, for an undisclosed amount. The company was acquired from a group of private investors and Delos also partnered with one of the founders and management in the transaction. Founded in 1985, FCA supplies…

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India’s first packaging park – a cluster of industries specialising in making wide variety of packaging material for user units – is likely to be located in Visakhapatnam. Senior officials from the State government, including Collector N. Yuvaraj, APIIC Chairman P. Krishnaiah and MP K. Haribabu, have expressed their willingness…

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The 5750 W includes several new standard and optional features designed to help customers reach higher efficiencies, save energy, and reduce waste levels and downtime, while optimizing safety for operators. For certain applications and under optimum conditions, the 5750 W can run consistently in a production environment at cycle speeds…

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Atria Easy Open Pack for cold cuts was designed by Atria and Packdesign ID in close co-operation. The package was launched at the beginning of 2014, and the main starting points for the design process were consumer-mindedness and usability. Consumers were instantlythrilled with how easy the package is to use,…

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The Bay City Commission in Michigan, US, will consider a resolution for a Brownfield Redevelopment Plan for the city's Landaal Packaging Systems that would be an incentive for the nearly $5m expansion that had been announced earlier. The company had announced the expansion plans at its Delta Containers division in…

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The Responsibility Deal is a cross-industry partnership to ensure consumers are given full information in order to facilitate responsible drinking. Carlsberg has pledged to not sell any carbonated product containing more than four units of alcohol in a single serve can, which will be fully implemented by Autumn 2015. Bruce…

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Packaging material maker Essel Propack Ltd today said it has expanded manufacturing capabilities in Egypt and China to cater to FMCG and cosmetic brands in West Asian, African and Chinese markets. Essel Propack claims to be the world's largest specialty packaging company manufacturing laminated plastic tubes catering to FMCG and…

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Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP), which is planning to set up its campus here, has asked AP Industrial Infrastructure Corporation (APIIC) to highlight the investment potential in the proposed packaging park at the sixth international packaging exhibition -- INDIAPACK-2015 -- being held in Mumbai from October 8 to 11. Team…

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The health and safety management system provides a framework for identifying and managing health and safety risks and ensures all legal requirements relating to health and safety are met, therefore reducing the potential for accidents, and improving overall performance. Kath Cotterill, SPD Europe Quality Manager, commenting on the accreditation said:…

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The plant has been built as part of a joint agreement between Borouge and Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT), manager and operator of Khalifa Port Container Terminal and Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC). The UAE-headquartered plastics firm has opened the Abu Dhabi facility in a bid to support and accelerate its…