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Rexam, a leading global can maker, has been chosen by Sagres, the Portuguese beer brand, to create packaging for their range of new, limited edition can designs that promote the cultural diversity of ten regions in Portugal. The unique cans use Rexam’s innovative HD printing techniques and matt-over-varnish finish to…

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Orora will build a $20 million dairy bag production line to supply multiwalled dairy bags to Fonterra’s New Zealand milk powder operations under a new supply agreement. The production line will be supported by a state-of-the-art dairy bag-making machine, incorporating digital pasting of bags and the latest tube sealing technology.…

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Germany-based plastic packaging company Sanner has developed Brilliance, a new packaging solution for effervescent tablets. Sanner specializes in manufacturing plastic packaging for pharmaceutical, medical and healthcare products. While the new packaging promises to offer photorealistic printing and a wide range of design options to customers, patients benefit from the easy…

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This month Ardagh celebrated the reopening of its production facility in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands. The global packaging company has invested heavily to upgrade the facility for the nutrition industry. The new plant was officially opened in a special ceremony in the presence of Henk Deinum, Alderman for Economic and Regional…

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Weighing and packaging equipment specialist Ishida Europe has attained preferred supplier status with international food company The Danish Crown Group, which includes market-leading businesses Tulip, Plumrose and Sokolow. Danish Crown is one of the world’s biggest pork and beef producers and processors as well a leading meat exporter. Ishida becomes…

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In an innovative public-private partnership, Anthesis LRS is leading a project to assess the feasibility of including flexible laminated packaging, such as food and drink pouches, pet food pouches and toothpaste tubes, in existing household recycling schemes and recovering the aluminium from this packaging. Funded by the Department for Environment,…

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H.B. Fuller has added two innovative products to its already extensive range of high-performance adhesives for the rapidly growing flexible packaging market. The company chose ICE Europe, staged in Munich this March, as the launching platform for Flextra Fast™ and Flextra Reseal™ flexible packaging adhesives, which have been specially formulated…

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German beverage filling and packaging technology firm Krones expects to continue to benefit from cost cuts after reporting 2014 earnings in line with expectations and forecast higher sales in 2015. Earnings before taxes (EBT) rose 13 percent to 191.8 million euros ($205.42 million) in 2014, which was in-line with the…

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Pacrite will expand its operations and create 100 new jobs over the next five years in High Point, North Carolina. The company plans to invest $8.9 million in building and equipment over the course of the first year in Guilford County. The company manufactures high end fluted graphic packaging and…

Thursday, Mar 19, 2015
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Airopack Group has announced that as of March 1st, Mr. Earl L. Trout has joined Airopack’s sales and management teams as Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing. In this new role, Earl will be part of Airopack’s leadership team with a focus on sales, new business development, and marketing. Earl…