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TCL Packaging is hosting a technical learn shop on flexographic print processes for flexible packaging   The event takes place on Thursday 14th May at the company’s new factory in Telford. Alongside presenters from Creation Reprographics and Sun Chemicals, technical speakers from TCL will cover latest developments in flexographic print and…

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Smurfit Kappa is pleased to announce that it has agreed to acquire Inspirepac, a non-integrated corrugated, high quality print and display business in the UK from the Logson Group. Inspirepac is a private company with 279 employees, and operates two packaging plants and a further two erecting plants in the…

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New Graphium enhancements boost end-to-end hybrid production of labels and packaging Graphium now benefits from a new label production workflow system specifically developed to enable end-to-end label production in a hybrid environment. FFEI Ltd, the global developer of award-winning digital imaging solutions, today announces that its Graphium hybrid digital inkjet…

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Comexi Group has introduced the Nexus L20000, a water-based laminating machine specially designed to complement the HP Indigo 20000 digital press, to a group of 75 representatives from companies belonging to the flexible packaging and labeling sector from 15 countries. The system, announced last year, has been developed to satisfy…

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The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) is very pleased to welcome Mr Bertil Heerink as the new Director General for ACE. His appointment will be effective as of 15th April 2015. Mr Heerink, a Dutch national, has had a long and distinguished career in the area of…

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Nelipak Healthcare Packaging (“Nelipak”), a global provider of custom thermoformed packaging that provides superior protection for medical devices and pharmaceuticals, today announced the appointment of Timothy Julian as Vice President of Sales, Americas, and Frits van Gastel as Global Director of Quality. In their new roles, Mr. Julian and Mr.…

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TRM Packaging has installed a new pallet press line as part of the latest phase in the company’s £8 million investment programme. The UK’s leading manufacturer and printer of retail ready packaging recently finished the installation of a £1 million investment into a new pallet press line which includes a…

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Pratt Industries has made a major expansion into California with the acquisition of the Salinas-based food and agricultural packaging company, Robert Mann Packaging. Pratt paid $60 million for the privately-owned RMP group which has $150 million in annual sales and more than a dozen facilities in the western U.S. and…

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UPM Raflatac has launched a selection of label stock products for wet wipes applications in Europe. The RafCare range includes dedicated adhesives combined with Clear and White PP label faces in different thicknesses to meet resealable labelling needs in numerous applications – personal care, home care and industrial. One of…

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Kolkata-based NAP Printers has opted for a first of its kind combination kit from Edale, in Eastern India. The equipment has already been installed at NAP’s premises and is expected to be up and running, soon. The kit supplied and installed by Kolkata-based Printers Supply, Edale's distributors in India, is…