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DS Smith has expanded its corrugated packaging operations in the UK. The company acquired TRM Packaging. DS Smith has announced the acquisition of UK firm TRM Packaging (TRM) with effect from 24 March. TRM is a producer of specialist corrugated packaging and retail packaging. The company, located in the North…

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Capital Corrugated & Carton Inc. has embarked on a $9.1 million expansion of its plant in South Sacramento. A city building permit issued earlier this month will allow the packaging company to build a new 108,205-square-foot building next to its existing 120,000-square-foot operation. Part of the expansion will include making…

Siegwerk Acquires ACTEGA Colorchemie from the ALTANA Group

With the purchase, the global manufacturer of printing inks for packaging, labels, and catalogs further expands its position in the European market for water-based printing inks. Siegwerk Druckfarben AG & Co. KGaA, one of the leading international suppliers of printing inks for packaging applications, labels, and catalogs, has signed a…

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Tapp Label announced the opening of its sixth North American location and its first greenfield site, featuring state-of-the-art equipment including the latest HP Indigo digital press. Tapp Label is excited to provide a fully staffed manufacturing operation focused on the needs of Central Coast wineries, craft brewers and distillers looking…

Anchor Packaging Unveils Next-generation Tamper-Evident Packaging

Anchor Packaging, Inc. announces a new line of Tamper-Evident food containers, jointly developed over a 2-year period, with the input of actual consumers. This breakthrough design, SAFE PINCH™, is virtually leak-proof, eliminates the sharp edges associated with many existing tamper-evident containers, and does not leave the user with a plastic…

Schumacher Packaging Expands Site In Breda, The Netherlands

The Schumacher Packaging Group has acquired a property together with operational buildings in Breda, the Netherlands. The previous owner was the AKZO Nobel, Decorative Coatings BV, an international manufacturer of paints, lacquers and special chemicals. The property encompasses just over 50,000 m² with three buildings – among them a warehouse,…

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An innovative design for fruit juice called ‘Ice Box’, designed by Smurfit Kappa Poland, has won in the ‘Packaging Concept’ category at the recent Art of Packaging Awards. The same pack also took third place in the Overall Award covering all categories. The ‘Ice-Box’ 5L Bag-in-Box® pack is a practical…

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BPI Packaging will invest $8 million to establish a 291,000-square-foot facility on Magnolia Drive in Olive Branch, Mississippi. The property was previously occupied by Sherwin Williams. The company plans to create 150 jobs. “We are tremendously excited about the purchase of the facility in Olive Branch,” BPI President Bobby Dunn…

Ardagh Invests €2.4 million in New State-Of-The-Art Warehouse

Ardagh Group has announced that it has invested 2.4m in a state-of-the-art warehousing facility at its Deventer production facility in the Netherlands. This investment includes the very latest in stock management solutions delivering an enhanced service to the customers it serves At the forefront of this investment is a fleet…

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Tetra Pak today announces that the world’s largest capacity food processing homogenizer has gone into operation with its first customer. The Tetra Pak® Homogenizer 500 can produce up to 63,600 litres per hour, offering outstanding product quality at the lowest operational cost available. The machine features Tetra Pak’s pioneering HD…