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An Arizona-based "green" packaging company plans to spend $15.4 million to open a plant in Chester County that's expected to bring 115 jobs over the next five years. Footprint, headquartered in Gilbert, Ariz., will establish its second U.S. plant in an existing 109,000-square-foot building in the L&C Distribution Park. Hiring…

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The next-generation system sets a new industry standard because of its innovative, visionary design. The G-Series®Configurable Model GCH661824 employs a unique design concept which enables easy downstream configuration changes for inline thermoforming and roll stock applications. “We’ve broken new ground by developing a unique product that delivers the ultimate flexibility…

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Eagle Systems, Inc., a U.S. based developer and manufacturer of foil enhancement equipment, today announced the completed installation of its Eco-Eagle Cold Foil system at the manufacturing operations of McLean Packaging Corporation in Moorestown, NJ. The Folding Carton Division in Moorestown is revered for their production of high-end paperboard and…

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Auxiliary equipment maker Universal Dynamics Inc. is building a 35,000-square-foot expansion at its headquarters factory in Woodbridge, Va., President Bill Goldfarb said at the company’s national sales meeting here. Goldfarb said Una-Dyn will break ground in June. “It’s a way to streamline production,” he said Feb. 16 at the sales…

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Agua Enerviva combines the best aspects of sports drinks, enhanced waters and energy drinks, tied together with the flavor and vibrancy of traditional aguas frescas. “Energy water is the new category we are creating with Agua Enerviva,” explained Carol Dollard, Founder of Agua Enerviva. “Now, for the first time, consumers…

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Suitable for applications including baked goods, snacks, bars, confectionery and fried foods, the FOODesign cryo-jet 5 offers rapid in-line cooling in a compact system that cuts the floor space typically required by long cooling conveyor systems including spiral belt cooling systems – helping maximise production line yield while reducing the…

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MAUSER Group continues to expand its presence as a worldwide leader in industrial packaging through a recent expansion in Turkey. MAUSER Ambalaj is capable of supplying customers with UN certified 1000 liter IBCs for industrial liquids and ingredients. In addition, MAUSER can also provide customers with reconditioned IBCs as either…

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Along with barrier properties, the film has good heat seal strength for pouching applications. The film can be used for cold sealing as well. Available in 12/15/18 microns, the film’s metallisation offers superior anchorage with the film. The treated metallised surface may be used for printing. The company is also…

Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015
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epda unites progressively thinking designers specialized in branding and packaging design coming from all over Europe. Since the association advocates cooperation between the different professions in the packaging supply chain, it addresses not only its roughly 60 members but all key players in the packaging design industry too. With two…

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The Riji tray provides significant performance advantages over existing food packaging materials, at the same time as greatly reducing the retailer’s carbon footprint. The Riji tray itself is 100% biodegradable, and when used with a compatible lid film that also composts – which will be demonstrated at Pro2Pac – gives…