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UCP, one of Global Closure Systems’ (GCS) plants in the UK, launches TIVA® 2 into the Spirits market, a new high quality security standard closure that does not compromise performance for cost. TIVA® 2 is a non-refillable closure that has a clever tamper evidence ring built into the top part…

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On April 28, 2015, Michelman India will celebrate the grand opening of its new Business and Technology Centre in Mumbia, India.  As a result of its recent acquisition of long-time sales and service partner, Supack International P/L, Michelman India now offers a business center, laboratory, and an experienced team of…

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Leading European packaging company, Færch Plast A/S has further strengthened its position as a significant supplier to the expanding global food industry with the acquisition of Cambridgeshire-based Anson Packaging Ltd, manufacturer of high-quality thermoformed packaging solutions primarily for the UK food market. Strengthened position The acquisition takes place just a…

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Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Wentus, based in Höxter, Germany, has developed a unique new barrier film for dry food products, particularly cereals, that prevents the migration of potentially harmful mineral oils from the outer packaging into the food itself.  The new WENTOPRO®-barrier film is the result of 18 months R&D and…

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In close cooperation with its long-standing partner Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Siegwerk has implemented a newly developed printing method using additive color mixing with pearlescent pigments. The first printed results will be exhibited at the European Coatings Show 2015 in Nuremberg. Everyone is familiar with the deep black of a…

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Packaging of pharmaceuticals and food products in Polyethyl-ene Terephthalate (PET) container was safe, scientists said during a seminar on 'Know your pet packaging - separate the myths from the facts', held at the National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) on April 21. A statement issued by NCL said that, the scientists also…

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Anheuser-Busch unveiled new Statue of Liberty-themed packaging for its cans and 16-ounce aluminum bottle in honor of Earth Day and as part of a partnership with the National Park Foundation. The company, which operates a brewery in Columbus, is supporting the Find Your Park campaign. The effort promotes awareness of…

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015
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In response to the positive business in recent years the REA JET subsidiary in Poland has moved into a larger company building. At the new base south of Poznan, a team of 14 employees will take care of the local market. Since its foundation in 2005, the Polish REA JET…

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With the new R 081 thermoform-ing packaging machine, MULTIVAC is expanding its portfolio with an entry-level model for packing products in small batches. The R 081, which is also suitable for use in cleanroom conditions, will be presented for the first time at ACHEMA (Hall 3.1, Stand C47) from 15…

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Tetra Pak has launched a range of hot-melt adhesives and lubricants specifically formulated for use with its own filling machines. The adhesives, developed in partnership with the world’s leading adhesive producer, Henkel, offer improved bonding, lower adhesive consumption and reduced maintenance costs for cap, straw and secondary packaging applications. The…