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The LX900e’s new, specially-designed pigment inks, when paired with Primera’s Tuffcoat Extreme Polyjet material, offer far more stability against harsh conditions including water, chemicals, abrasion and exposure to long periods of UV light. A significant advantage of the LX900e’s implementation of pigment inks is that the printer can use either…

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University of Media in Stuttgart, stand #39 is the place to be for sustainable innovations in flexo printing. Flint Group is proud to not only exhibit at the DFTA symposium but to also act again as a sponsor of the DFTA award, honouring outstanding print results for packaging products. Visitors…

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Pretium Packaging, a leading supplier of custom blow molded packaging solutions, announced today that it has acquired Intertech Corporation, a privately owned manufacturer of high-quality stock, custom, and proprietary plastic bottles. Founded in 1974 by Jack Worsham, the company provides blow molded HDPE products and containers to the specialty chemical,…

Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015
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Continue growing despite the crisis - this is what UNITEC did. An Italian company with branches in six foreign countries with technologies dedicated to over 35 types of fruit and vegetables. In 2014, its turnover almost reached €70 million, a 38% growth with respect to the previous year (€50 million).…

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The omission of aluminium also offers clear advantages in other application areas. Barrier films as bag-in-box inliners are ideal for liquid and paste products. Thanks to significantly reduced wall thicknesses, these individually developed laminates help to make sparing use of resources. At the same time, they also meet extreme requirements,…

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The team from TOMRA Sorting Food will be showcasing the Falcon pre-sorter for the fresh cut industry along with the QVision analyser for the meat industry at Cfia, which takes place at the Parc Expo Rennes Airport, in Bruz, France, March 10-12. Thorsten Niermeyer, business unit manager process analytics, says:…

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DS Smith, a maker of corrugated, recycled paper and plastic packaging, said it agreed to buy Vienna-based packaging business Duropack for about 300 million euros ($340.6 million) from a subsidiary of One Equity Partners. DS Smith, whose customers include Procter & Gamble Co , Nestle SA and Unilever Plc, said…

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A major expansion project is in the works for Ottumwa’s Industrial Park. Ottumwa Economic Development Corporation (OEDC) announced Friday, Plastipak Packaging plans to expand its operation in Ottumwa by opening a manufacturing facility to service its customer base. The company plans to buy the warehouse it currently leases on Oak…

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Mold-Tek Packaging has received an approval from the National Stock Exchange of India Limited for the listing of its securities. The stock, which is already listed on the BSE, will from February 23. Stock of Mold-Tek Packaging edged up 0.3 per cent at Rs 234.70 on the BSE.   Source…

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Crown Holdings, Inc., a global leader in consumer packaging, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of EMPAQUE, a leading Mexican manufacturer of aluminum cans and ends, bottle caps and glass bottles for the beverage industry, from Heineken N.V. EMPAQUE, headquartered in Monterrey, Mexico, currently operates two beverage can…