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Hungarian flexible packaging producer Sipospack is investing nearly €3m in an expansion project at a new site at Sóskút in central Hungary to raise its production capacity. It is constructing a new 2,400 square metre production hall and installing a range of new machinery there with a completion date scheduled…

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TRM has been awarded the most prestigious accolade for print quality in the packaging industry. The company won the prizes for best in class for ‘Corrugated Post-Print: Coated Line and Screen’ and ultimate prize, ‘Best in Show’, at the 2015 European Flexographic Industry Association’s (EFIA) print awards. The annual awards,…

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Spectra Packaging are delighted to announce that Fidel Fillaud are now their official distributor in France. This latest partnership is seen as an exciting development for Spectra as they look to increase an already blossoming presence in Europe. The French market is a significant market opportunity and working with a…

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What is expected to give fillip to "Make in Northeast India" campaign of the Government of India, Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP) will set up a centre in Guwahati. Union ministry of Commerce and Industry has sanctioned Rs 5 Crore for setting up of the centre. IIP has got six…

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Gulf Print & Pack 2015 to be held next month in Dubai, UAE, will unveil the future of the print and packaging industry by showcasing the widest range of products and solutions. Innovators and top experts of the print and packing industry from around the world will also take part…

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Increasing consolidation in the international pharmaceutical industry with persistent excess capacity for European packaging manufacturers have characterised market developments in the past business year. This is what was reported Dr Michael Faller and Dr Daniel Keesman – the Presidents of the August Faller Group – at the annual press conference…

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Freehold-based packaging and janitorial company Tomar Industries Inc. announced Friday that it has acquired Willgain Enterprises, a full-service distributor based in Middlesex. Willgain, which has a niche focus in shrink film and shrink film equipment, was acquired for an undisclosed price. “The acquisition of Willgain is a great fit for…

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US-based craft brewer the Red Brick Brewing Company is now packaging its beer in aluminum cans made from ‘the world's first certified high-recycled content aluminum can sheet’, evercan™. Produced by aluminum rolling and recycling company Novelis to lower the carbon footprint of consumer packaging, the evercan body sheet contains a…

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Australia-based packaging solution provider Amcor has announced the acquisition of South African packaging company Nampak Flexibles for $22m (ZAR250m). Amcor specialises in supplying a range of rigid and flexible packaging products to the food, beverage, healthcare, home and personal care and tobacco packaging industries. In 2013, Amcor demerged its old…

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The Comexi Group, a leading company specialist in machinery solutions for the flexible packaging conversion industry, has recently reached an agreement to install the Comexi OFFSET CI8 in the Korean-based Daesung Packing company. Mainly focused in gravure printing for food packaging, Daesung Packing has trusted this outstanding technology to boost…