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Sutherland Packaging, a leader in corrugated point-of-purchase displays and packaging for retail locations and club stores, has expanded operations with a new 19,000-square-foot warehouse in Newton, just minutes from its headquarters in Andover. In addition to a significant increase in overall storage space, the new facility will help the company…

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Pretium Packaging, a leading supplier of custom rigid plastic packaging solutions, today announced that Paul Kayser has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, effective February 15, 2016. Mr. Kayser brings 25 years of experience in the manufacturing and packaging industries. Since 2008, Mr. Kayser served as Group President of…

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Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, has announced the expansion of its LusterCote® packaging line. The addition of new heavyweight options provides press operators, brand owners and graphic designers with superior performance on a wide range of coated one-side (C1S) applications, including…

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Flint Group, as part of its strategy to grow in strategic market segments, has today announced the acquisition of Advanced Color Systems, Inc. (ACS) located in Tualatin, Oregon, USA. Advanced Color Systems manufactures and distributes water-based inks in North America and also exports to some countries outside of North America.…

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Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Jonathan Bell has announced Nu Print Technologies’ plans to create 21 new jobs, in Londonderry, as part of a £1.4million investment aimed at growing its export sales. Based in Springtown Industrial Estate, Nu Print Technologies' specialises in the supply of labels to a wide range…

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Liberty Carton Company has acquired the packaging business assets of Western Container Company. Both are Minneapolis-area companies, and Western Container Company will continue to operate its steel, fiber and plastic drum business from its existing facility in New Hope, Minn. Liberty Carton Company is one of the Liberty Diversified International…

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South Atlantic Packaging Corp., a contract packaging company based in Winston-Salem that employs about 15 full-time workers, announced that it has bought Prostar Packaging of Pottstown, Pa. The deal was finalized Jan. 21, "one day before the big snowstorm," said Pat Grantham, vice president of sales and an owner of…

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Al Khat Packaging, a top producer of printing and packaging materials in Kuwait, has started construction of its subsidiary plant at Khalifa Industrial Zone (Kizad) in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The Dh80-million ($27-million) subsidiary ‘Gulf Printing and Packaging Company’ in Kizad will be Al Khat’s first production plant outside Kuwait. The…

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Eric Lesbats, CEO of Synerlink, Has announced the acquisition of Dairy Pack to expand its range of solutions and services in the fresh dairy market and beyond. “Dairy Pack’s expertise in FFS technology, their fill-seal (FS) machine range and a very strong and deserved reputation make them a natural and…

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PPG’s packaging coatings business has announced that it will feature HOBA PURAIR coating, an innovative Bisphenol A non-intent (BPA-NI, or with no BPA intentionally added) powder liner for the internal protection of aluminum aerosol cans, during the Aerosol and Dispensing Forum in Paris, Feb. 3-4. The product from the PPG…