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Polymer foam technology provider Wallopwear has reached a strategic partnership with bulk chemical distribution and manufacturing company Cisco. As part of this partnership, Wallopwear will provide energy dissipation materials and customizable silicone foam products to Cisco customers across the globe. Wallopwear's polymer foam technology with resistance to extreme temperatures and…

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Packaging machinery company Ulma Packaging has expanded its product range with the introduction of a new vertical flowrapper. The new VTC 740 vertical packaging machine is an improved version of vertical wrappers under the VTC 700 range. This flexible and robust wrapper with new systems is claimed to reduce downtime…

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Innovative packaging solutions provider TrakRap has responded to recent business growth by investing in new business management software. Following a 60% year-on-year sales increase, the Skelmersdale-based company has partnered with Lake Financial Systems to implement a bespoke SAP Business One solution, which will provide a platform for further growth. SAP…

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Schott has developed a chemically strengthened glass cartridge that is up to three times more resistant to breakage. The new product named Schott Cartridges BR is designed specifically to offer utmost protection for very expensive or toxic drugs and for medications that need to be applied in hazardous environments where…

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Arkema has introduced Lotader 4613 adhesive under its range of tie layers intended for the lamination of difficult packaging films, such as oxygen barrier films that are used for snack foods. Lotader 4613 adhesive is claimed to offer cost savings by eliminating the use of primers as well as problem…

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Kliklok has delivered three Kliklok C1H high speed carton closing machines to Twinings Poland. Kliklok had received a briefing of closing two cartons sizes filled with tea bags carrying tags - 20's as well as 25's pack at up to 90 cartons per minute, reported Packaging News. Designed particularly for…

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Essentra plc announces that it has signed an agreement to acquire the pharmaceutical packaging assets of Kamsri Printing & Packaging Pvt. Ltd. (“Kamsri”) for an undisclosed consideration, funded from the Company’s existing facilities. Completion of the transaction is expected by end-2015. Based in Bangalore, Kamsri is a leading manufacturer of…

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Orora, a Melbourne packaging firm, has entered into a strategic partnership with Australian stock exchange-listed AHG Refrigerated Logistics, which will see the former adding a logistics aspect to its present corrugated carton offering. Refrigerated Logistics is the parent firm of Rand, Harris, Scott's Refrigerated Freightways and JAT. The partnership is…

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Aiming to establish a consistent brand image across all of its products, SanTan Brewing Company has unveiled an exciting new look. The brewery's family of craft beers, sold in Rexam 12oz cans, has been united with a cohesive appearance that consumers will recognize. The new look is already being rolled…

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Almost 250 jobs could be at risk at a packaging factory in Neath Port Talbot. The union Unite said Crown Packaging on Milland Road Industrial Estate, Neath, is considering closing the site due to overcapacity. Unite Wales secretary Andy Richards said the closure of the company would be a "further…