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Clondalkin Flexible Packaging has announced the investment in new die cutting equipment at its facility in Kirchberg, Switzerland. The new Swiss manufactured die cutting machine, which was installed and commissioned last month, will increase the die cutting capacity of Clondalkin Kirchberg. Commenting on the new equipment Sander Kool, Commercial Manager…

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Packaging films producer Vacmet India is to invest close to Rs15.8bn ($238.8m) in a new production plant in Dhar district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, a move that will create over 8,000 jobs. The company laid foundation stone of the facility, which is spread over an area of around…

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Food packaging and processing equipment firm tna has acquired labeling equipment provider Unique Solutions for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition is in line with the company's strategy to support food manufacturers with a full range of packaging and processing solutions from a single source. Based in Chicago, the US, Unique…

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CCL Industries Inc., a world leader in specialty label and packaging solutions for global corporations, small businesses and consumers, announced today that it has acquired privately owned Worldmark Ltd., a leading supplier of functional labels manufactured from proprietary pressure sensitive materials for world leading designers and brand owners in the…

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We are proud to announce the latest acquisition of the most advanced manufacturer of plastic materials in Europe - EcoCortec® plant. EcoCortec®’s team has just put in operation a brand new converting line for zip lock and heat sealing bags. With these latest advancements, the plant's production capacity as well…

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Inteplast Group’s Integrated Bagging Systems (IBS) Division announces the launch of its new Get Reddi® Double Zipper Reclosable Food Storage Bags for professional use. The line includes Regular Sandwich, Quart, Gallon and Two Gallon storage bags and Quart, Gallon and Two Gallon Freezer storage bags. "We have totally revamped our…

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Switzerland-based PET products developer Sidel has launched a new PET blowing solution, which will replace hot oil with electrical heat resistance (eHR) to heat the mould for the PET bottle body. The new Sidel Matrix blower eHR creates a temperature increase three times quicker than traditional heating by oil and…

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Innovia Films and Bio4Pack have jointly developed a new bio based packaging laminate structure using former's NatureFlex flexible packaging film. The companies have used compostable cellulose NatureFlex NK Matt film as the outer layer for the new laminate structure BBII80, thereby giving it a natural paper appearance. Made out of…

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This year, the Pharmtech trade show (Crocus Expo IEC from 24th to 27th November) will be the promoter venue for the important inauguration of a new branch of the Marchesini Group in Moscow. The commercial strategy is to strengthen the Group’s presence in Russia.   On the 1st of January…

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UK-based API Laminates has commissioned a new module on Laminator 4 production line at its production plant in Poynton, England to ramp up Transmet laminate production capacity. API's Transmet offers print-receptive coating in a bright metallic finish for paperboard products. This film-free laminate can be used for all commonly used…