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Tembec has expanded its bleached paperboard products portfolio with the introduction of a new FSC-certified Kallima coated cover C2S 16 pt. Kallima coated cover solution is suitable to make business cards, post cards, direct mail, POP displays, advertising collateral and pocket folders. Available in rolls and sheets, Kallima Coated Cover…

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A local maker of packaging products has invested $2 million in new digital technology that will enhance its ability to serve a range of clients. Advance Packaging in Grand Rapids, a corrugated board manufacturer and converter, said it has expanded its digital printing capabilities with the addition of an HP…

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Airopack Technology Group AG is pleased to announce it has reached an agreement regarding the acquisition of 50% of the Airolux AG (“Airolux”) joint venture currently owned by Resilux NV (“Resilux”). The acquisition will allow ATG to fully utilise ATG’s Airopack technology and unlock its growth potential, reduce cost price,…

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Innovation to create value added differentiation is the prime-mover of India’s largest global flexible packaging solution company, Uflex. The company has recently developed Cast Polypropylene (CPP) Film with Robust Seal Performance. This film finds widespread use in addressing different types of packaging needs and exhibiting superior sealing functionalities. The Need…

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At cruising speed in the preparation of the 2016 season, Vale da Rosa will once again invest in the modernization of the facilities dedicated to the table grape packaging. We have projected the installation of the weighing MARCO system in 100 percent of the pack house lines, the acquisition of…

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Drinks can maker Ball Corp. said it along with British rival Rexam agreed to sell some assets to Luxembourg-based packaging maker Ardagh Group for about $3.42 billion to meet antitrust regulations ahead of their planned merger. The deal would include the sale of 22 Ball and Rexam manufacturing plants across…

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ASTRAPAK returned to a profit of R20.6m for the year to end-February from the previous year’s R127m loss. It achieved this on slightly lower revenue of R1.3bn. "Trading conditions deteriorated further in the second half, with negative political factors exacerbating an already weak currency, elevating risk and borrowing costs, and…

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Glossop Cartons, a manufacturer of carton board packaging products, has installed and commenced beta testing of the Highcon Beam digital cutting and creasing machine at its new Stockport premises in England. The next generation model of Highcon's digital cutting and creasing solutionHighcon Beam is expected to offer enhanced production capabilities,…

Constantia Flexibles Invests in New Capacity in Germany

Constantia Flexibles is investing in new capacity at its manufacturing site in Weiden, Germany. The total investment is approximately four million euro. The new 10 color rotogravure printing machine will start production in the second quarter of 2017. The investment will serve growing demand from the confectionery industry for film-based…

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UK-based Solidus Solutions will be showcasing its extensive range of solid board packaging solutions for fish products, at the Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, Belgium. The event will take place from April 26 to 28. Solidus Solutions is a leading manufacturer of solid board, graphic board and solid board packaging…