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Zacros America will move its Hedwin division, along with 154 manufacturing jobs, from Baltimore to Newark, Del., state officials said Tuesday. Hedwin, which launched in Baltimore in 1946, makes plastic containers used by cosmetics, food, pharmaceutical and sanitary industries. In 2014, the company was purchased by Fujimori Kogyo Co., a…

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WS Packaging Group, Inc. in the US state of Tennessee has become the first graphic arts company worldwide to invest in a Muller Martini Presto II Digital saddle stitcher with an unwinding system, at its brand new greenfield facility in Knoxville. Thanks to that world premiere, the packaging specialist can…

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AM Labels Limited (AML), the labelling, bar coding and software solution specialist based in Northamptonshire, has obtained UK distribution of Anytron colour label press machines. Designed to fill the gap in the market for higher volume, professional labelling solutions, the Anytron range is comprised of innovative machines suitable for variable…

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PaperNuts Corporation, a subsidiary of Axiom, has entered into a strategic long-term supply agreement with a North American provider of sustainable paper and packaging products that claims to use 100% recycled material for its products. While PaperNuts did not reveal the name of the privately-owned supply partner, it said in…

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UK-based Connect Packaging has invested more than £1.5m in purchasing equipments to enhance its potential in the shelf-ready packaging market. The company based in Essex has purchased new printing equipment including a four-colour TCY case-maker and a new five-colour Super Flexo machine from Shanghai-based Jinchang Carton Machinery Manufacturing Company. With…

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Integrated packaging and processing solutions provider tna will showcase its complete range of high performance processing and packaging systems at Thaifex 2015 for the first time, alongside SRIPIPAT Engineering Ltd. Visitors to the stand will be able to learn about tna’s recent acquisitions of leading food processing specialists, Florigo® and…

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Ultimate Packaging based in North East Lincolnshire is making further investment to remodel it’s food standard factory and to install two additional Bobst F&K 20SIX flexo presses, at an investment of £4 million; the objective to increase production capacity and flexibility. The investment will facilitate a streamlined manufacturing process, faster…

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PacXpert™ Packaging Technology from The Dow Chemical Company, is once again recognized as a leading flexible packaging innovation that has advanced the packaging industry. The revolutionary alternative to rigid packaging received its eighth industry award for its leading performance, sustainability and cost-savings advantages by winning Silver at the 2015 Edison…

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TricorBraun, one of the world’s leading providers of rigid packaging and components, has completed three new regional centers to support the company’s continuing growth in North America. The new facilities replace existing centers with larger facilities able to respond quickly to customer needs. They are located in San Francisco and…

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VPK Packaging group is investing 6.5 million EUR for the start of its operations in Courcelles, near Charleroi, in the French speaking part of Belgium. The new subsidiary will operate under the dedicated brand Cartonneries de Wallonie. The Group’s first site in Belgium’s southern part will focus on the production…