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Rovema Supplies Twentieth Machine to Leicester Packaging Company

Rovema Ltd, has just installed its twentieth packaging machine into Leicester-based Universal Flexible Packaging. The company has been working with Universal Flexible Packaging for many years and regards this latest order as testament to the quality of its product and the customer service Rovema is able to provide.Rovema has also…

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US-based dermatology solution provider Galderma Laboratories has redesigned the full graphics and packaging of its Cetaphil product line. The new graphic and packaging upgrades for the Cetaphil line, which includes a range of cleansers and moisturizers, is intended to provide a more simplified shopping experience at shelf, improved portfolio differentiation,…

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James Jones & Sons Ltd. has today announced the acquisition of TWP Packaging, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of wooden pallets and packing cases, based in Gateshead. TWP will become part of James Jones’ pallet and packaging division which includes Unit Pallets, Larch Ltd and wood packaging specialist Trueperch.…

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A business which grew from selling paper bags out of car boots to having an £18.5 million turnover was last night named the 2016 Leicester Mercury Business Awards Company of the Year. Management from Clifton Packaging collected the accolade in front of almost 800 guests at a black tie ceremony…

Avery Dennison to Acquire Mactac Europe for €200 million

Avery Dennison announced a definitive agreement to acquire the European business of Mactac from Platinum Equity, a California-based private equity firm, for the purchase price of €200 million including assumed debt. With 2015 year-end run-rate revenues of €147 million, or approximately $170 million, and approximately 470 employees, the business is…

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Graphic Packaging Holding Company reported net income for 1Q 2016 of $57.5 million, based upon 324.2 million weighted average diluted shares. This compares to 1Q 2015 net income of $55.1 million, based on 331.9 million weighted average diluted shares, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom…

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Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, and its Healthcare Packaging unit, has been actively supporting the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) in development of new standards governing the quality and performance of desiccants placed in pharmaceutical packaging to protect against moisture. The US Pharmcopeia and The National Formulary (USP-NF is…

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Rengo's overseas affiliated company, Prepack Thailand Co., Ltd. (“Prepack”) has opened a new flexible packaging factory in Sinsakhon Printing City & Industrial Estate in Samutsakhon Province, Thailand, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The new factory in Sinsakhon is equipped with the state-of-the-art machinery…

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Smurfit Kappa, an expert in complete Bag-in-Box® packaging solutions and one of the leading providers of paper based packaging solutions in the world, has announced its collaboration with Maison Johanès Boubée, one of the major players in the French wine trade. Maison Johanès Boubée, established in 1860, is one of…

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Kulicke & Soffa Industries will be exhibiting at the SMT Hybrid Packaging trade show, Europe’s event on system integration in microelectronics. The event will be held in Nuremberg, Germany, from April 26 to 28, 2016. Kulicke & Soffa will be at the SMT Hybrid Packaging trade show booth 7A-321, showcasing…