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Mondi Group to Acquire SIMET Plant in Poland

Mondi Group has signed an agreement to acquire the SIMET S.A. corrugated plant located in Grabonóg, near Poznan in Poland. The plant produces a wide range of flexo printed packaging including American cases, die-cut and multipoint folder-glued boxes. The acquisition is subject to Polish competition clearance and other customary conditions.…

Sherpa Clinical Packaging Announces Completion of Move to a New GMP Clinical Packaging and Distribution Facility in San Diego

Sherpa, a clinical packaging company strategically located in the heart of the San Diego biotech community, demonstrates commitment to its clinical trial materials management business by investing in infrastructure. The new state-of-the-art facility is 37,500 ft2 and offers enhanced capabilities and a strict cold chain management infrastructure. The expansion was…

Rexam Produces Dynamic Cans for Big Shock’s Sponsorship of Trabant Expedition

Rexam has collaborated with Big Shock, a prominent Czech energy drinks brand, to create a limited edition range of can designs. The celebratory cans showcase the brand’s sponsorship of the Trabant Expedition, the nation’s most popular car rally. Created for Big Shock’s original and gold flavours, the designs reflect the…

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Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed a packaging material that could double the shelf-life of perishable food, such as bread. The environmentally-friendly material, developed over three years, is made by fortifying chitosan - a biodegradable polymer derived from crustacean shells - and grapefruit seed extract. Both…

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Hamburg, the second largest city in Germany, has banned coffee pods and other disposable products from its council buildings as part of a drive to reduce environmental waste. Announced as part of a 150-page “Guide to Green Procurement”, the city introduced a ban on buying "certain polluting products or product…

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Property closure and anticipatory state requisites have prompted two packaging companies based in Walworth County to relocate to Elkhorn where they intend to construct a sophisticated facility at the cost of $13 million. As per the plan overview submitted by Jon Klahr, CEO of the East Troy-based U.S. Packaging and…

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New Holland Brewing is revealing a new look and feel in 2016 with a portfolio-wide packaging update, due to hit markets in March and continuing to roll out through spring and summer. The new design stays true to the corporate colors, brand characters, and label art that are synonymous with…

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Bradford Company will invest $5.1 million over the next five years to expand operations at its facility in Gallatin, Tennessee. The reusable packaging manufacturer expects to create 25 jobs in Sumner County. “I want to thank Bradford Company for choosing to expand its operations in Gallatin,” Department of Economic and…

Friday, Feb 19, 2016
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European Label Printers MiF s.r.o, have recently installed an Edale FL3-430 at their factory in Slovakia.  Market leading printers MiF, established in 1996, specialise in the production of a variety of self-adhesive labels and are based in Dubnica nad vahoim, Slovakia.  They are due to hold an open day this…

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Multivac, a global leader in packaging solutions for food, medical, consumer and industrial products based in Germany, will undergo a $6.9 million expansion of its U.S. headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri. The company expects to create up to 50 new jobs over the next few years. The additional 32,000 square…