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Procter & Gamble is the latest company to join GreenBlue’s Sustainable Packaging Coalition’s How2Recycle label program. P&G will initially carry the label on its Dawn dishwashing liquid packaging. P&G, a member of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition since 2008, joins more than 30 How2Recycle members that aim to help consumers recycle…

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Enrich’s new packaging design for Extend Nutrition has been selected as a winner in the 2015 American Packaging Design Awards from Graphic Design USA. A longstanding competition in the packaging design industry, this annual event celebrates “well designed graphics, but more importantly, the power of design to advance the brand…

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Bosch Packaging Technology, a leading supplier of process and packaging technology, has expanded its after-sales services support in Latin America. As of March 2015, the newly established regional service hub has taken up operations in São Paulo, Brazil. Bosch has a base of approximately 3,000 machines installed in the Latin…

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“Afinia Label is excited to add two new finishing options for both the L801 and R635 Color Label Printers.” said Mike Atkins, Afinia Label’s National Sales Manager. “The DLF-1000 is an economical, standalone machine that can laminate, digitally cut, slit and rewind output from any Afinia label printer. The new…

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French packaging specialist Albéa (Gennevilliers; www.albea-group.com) in late January started production at its new plant in Bottanuco, located near Milan / Italy. The facility, which produces packaging for the beauty, personal care and pharmaceutical sectors, measures 18,400 m2 and has capacity for 160m units per year. It combines production from…

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Coley Porter Bell were briefed to develop a concept that drives and creates brand differentiation, awareness and to ultimately amplify success in what is a hugely deal driven commoditised category. Made in Stranraer Scotland, since 1850 the brand has a fantastic story. In line with this, the new design brings…

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Hayssen Flexible Systems, a company that designs and manufactures Vertical Form Fill Seal (VFFS) baggers and Horizontal Form Fill Seal (HFFS) flow wrappers for the food packaging industry, has launched a new manufacturing value stream at its South Carolina factory. This value stream will complement its existing UK and Italy…

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Mexican beverage giant Coca-Cola FEMSA, the biggest soft drink bottler in Brazil, plans to invest $200 million to expand its operations in the South American country, media reports said Sunday. “We will keep the focus on developing packaging with different sizes, like minipets and family size bottles, providing the most…