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British carton board packaging firm Glossop Cartons has acquired Contact Print and Packaging for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 1992, Contact Print and Packaging employs 54 people at the Stockport site, which boasts three purpose-built production and warehouse units with an artwork studio that uses digital workflow technologies. Contact Print…

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Emerald Packaging, a privately held flexible packaging company based in Union City, Calif., has invested in the EFI™  Packaging Productivity Suite, including business intelligence and inventory-tracking components to optimize day-to-day operations and provide greater accuracy in pricing. With EFI Radius® ERP software at its core, the Packaging Suite offers the…

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Colbert Packaging Corp. recently installed a Mark Andy Performance Series P5 press for pressure-sensitive roll label applications. The P5 features a 13-inch web width and utilizes a four-color print process, and its servo-based platform delivers superior print quality and high productivity through simple operation, rapid changeovers and reduced spoilage. "This…

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Packaging machinery firm Rotoflex has expanded its product range with the introduction of a new HSI slitter rewinder. Designed for high volume label slitting, inspection and rewinding, the horizontal slitter rewinder is claimed to offer label converters an operator-friendly horizontal configuration. The new HSI with 330 and 440mm web widths,…

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DHL Supply Chain, a unit of Deutsche Post DHL, has equipped its Liverpool site with a new CW3 combination Checkweighing and Metal Detection unit in a bid to expand its packaging services capability. The investment in second CW3 system is in line with the company's strategy to expand into contract…

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AlSafi Danone, the Arabian arm of the Paris-based packaged food giant Danone Groupe, has bolstered its long-term relationship with the packaging specialists at Tetra Pak by renewing the existing contract. The two companies have worked side-by-side over the last 35 years, building up a successful partnership. AlSafi Danone markets packaged…

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Croatia-based specialist packaging producers EcoCortec has expanded its product portfolio with the introduction of new multifunctional , high-technology Corpak Static Dissipative Bubble film. Said to be the only bubble film in Europe produced with Nano-VpCI technology, Corpak Static Dissipative Bubble film has volatile corrosion inhibitors with cushioning packaging bubbles to…

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Following the success of its digital printing offering, UNI Packaging has further increased its capacity by investing in a second HP Indigo 20000 digital press. Providing a 30-inch (750mm) wide-web solution for flexible packaging and sleeves, the press will be located at UNI Packaging’s digital facility in Périgny, France and…

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Atlas Development & Support Services has agreed to acquire East Africa Packaging for an undisclosed amount, as part of the first project within its newly established industrial division. The company's new industrial division will focus on consumer based industrial projects in a bid to expand its business offering. Based in…

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Basqueland Brewing Project (BPP) has selected Beatson Clark's glass bottles to pack its beers produced in San Sebastián, Spain. Beatson Clark's 330ml amber beer bottles with a standard crown neck finish will be used to pack BPP's range of beers. BPP's beers include Aupa, a pale ale smelling of bread…