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Avery Dennison has showcased its new Scan-to-Order app for iOS/Android devices at Labelexpo Europe 2015. Using the new app customers will be able to order for Avery Dennison's products by scanning a barcode, or by entering the product/EAN code. Customers can also order multiple products by giving the desired width,…

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Packaging company Bell Inc. will open its first eastern-U.S. facility in Central Ohio and bring 275 new jobs to the region, drawn by state and local tax incentives awarded Monday. Sioux Falls, South Dakota-based Bell plans to invest $30 million in new printing and folding carton conversion equipment (more here…

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Over 100 staff, contributors and local supporters turned out on recently to celebrate the launch of Samuel Grant Packaging’s new warehouse on the Leeds City Enterprise Zone. Staff past and present guided the visitors through tours of the new facility, as well as showcased some of the memorabilia from the…

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Ecolean is expanding its footprint to Japan in a bid to cater to the increasing demand for lightweight and convenient packaging solutions with low environmental impact. As part of the expansion, the company opened a new office in the Minato City district of central Tokyo. The expansion will complement Ecolean's…

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India’s largest flexible packaging company Uflex Ltd aims to operationalise its aseptic packaging plant, being set up at Sanand in Gujarat, in April 2017. The company, which already has manufacturing facilities at Noida, Jammu and Malanpur, will spend Rs 580 crores in the first phase and employ around 250 people.…

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Rotherham-based Cepac Limited, a supplier of corrugated packaging, has continued its ongoing expansion and acquired Alfreton-based Woodhill Printers. The deal is the latest corporate transaction to be made by the £100m turnover business as it continues to grow in size. The Sheffield offices of law firm Irwin Mitchell and advisory…

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PaperWorks Industries, Inc. will be consolidating all of its Canadian folding carton production into its recently-acquired manufacturing facility in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. The company expects to consolidate all production at Kitchener by May 2016, and close its Hamilton, Ontario plant by July 2016. "Because the Hamilton facility is only 75…

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NiceLabel, a leading developer of barcode and RFID labeling software and global provider of enterprise labeling solutions, has been awarded the »Silver Gazelle« award for its fast growth and development. The Gazelle award, presented annually by the Slovenian publishing company Dnevnik, honors the best examples of fast growing companies −…

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Schott has opened a new ready-to-use (RTU) center for pharmaceutical packaging at its production facility in Lebanon in the US state of Pennsylvania. The new center where the company and its pharmaceutical partners will work together for innovations in ready-to-use sterile pharma packaging will serve as a hub for the…

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Constellium has introduced a new aluminium solution - Aeral - which will be used in the production of aerosol containers. The Aeral developed from a specific alloy employs the Drawn and Ironed (D&I) technology, which is currently used in the production of beverage cans, to produce aerosol containers whose weight…