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P-WELL GmbH has branches in Berka Werra (Thuringia), Bad Bentheim (Lower Saxony), Altenberge (North Rhine-Westphalia), Ochtendung (Rhineland-Palatinate) and Elterlein (Saxony). It employs 880 staff and in 2015 achieved annual sales of almost EUR 200 million. For the Model Group, the acquisition of P-WELL GmbH is an ideal geographic addition to…

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Scientex Bhd’s plans to become a regional consumer packaging player and the world’s third-largest industrial stretch film maker would materialise this year, said UOB KayHian in a report. The industrial packaging and property company’s shares surged to all-time high on Dec 29 last year, after the company’s net profit doubled…

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Edson Packaging Machinery, powered by Pro Mach, introduces at Tissue World 2016, March 15-17 in New Orleans, the Raptor SL, a high performance automated case packing solution for small to mid-sized companies in the at-home and away-from-home tissue industry. This new machine enables tissue suppliers to boost production and support…

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McDonald's appears to be adopting the adage and announced today that it has given its packaging a modern makeover -- forgoing the familiar red, white and gold motif and replacing it with bold colors. This month, the biggest fast food chain in the world is rolling out new carry-out bags,…

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Kush Bottles, a premier supplier of packaging solutions and accessories for the legal cannabis industry, announced today that its stock has begun trading on the open markets. Kush Bottles CEO Nicholas Kovacevich said: "We are pleased to be a publicly traded company, and look forward to the responsibilities and opportunities…

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Digimarc has collaborated with over-the-counter pharmaceutical products firm Perrigo to provide Digimarc Barcode services to its retail customers. As part of the partnership, Perrigo will use Digimarc's Barcode service to provide enhanced consumer information and point-of-sale efficiency. Consumers will be able to get product information by pointing a smartphone camera…

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The American Chemistry Council (ACC) is pleased to announce that LyondellBasell has joined its Flexible Film Recycling Group (FFRG), a collaboration working to double the recycling of post-use polyethylene film by 2020. The FFRG represents materials suppliers, brand owners, retailers and recyclers, and its Wrap Action Recycling Program ("WRAP") works…

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Food packaging specialist Linpac has installed a new third extruder at its Ritterhude facility in Germany, a move that allows the company to manufacture products from up to 100% recycled content. With this investment, Linpac will be able to cater to the increasing demand for PET and rPET in north-west…

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Sterile medical packaging market is projected to grow from $ 26.55 billion in 2015 to $ 35.07 billion by 2020, at an estimated CAGR of 5.72 percent, as per the new report of MarketsandMarkets, a market research firm. Increasing application of sterile packaging in the pharmaceutical & biological sector, aging…

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Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury has created lids for capsules used in a new tea machine from Unilever. Made out of alufoil, the perforated lids are available in different sizes for different tea blends as the machine is capable of sensing the different lid sizes and adapt its settings accordingly. The…