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Michelman Highlighting Complete Range of In-Line Primers for HP Indigo Labels and Packaging Presses at Dscoop 2016

Michelman will introduce Dscoop EMEA 2016 and Dscoop North America 2016 visitors to its broad line of in-line primers formulated specifically for use with HP Indigo digital presses for  labels and packaging. Michelman’s family of primers are used by digital press owners to improve ink receptivity, rub resistance and image…

ABB to deliver new drive system for Kruger Packaging’s PM 10 rebuild in Trois-Rivières, Quebec

ABB will deliver a complete engineered solution to Kruger Packaging for a paper machine rebuild project at Kruger’s Trois-Rivières Mill in Quebec, Canada. The project is part of Kruger’s $250-million investment to rebuild its No. 10 Newsprint Machine (PM10) to manufacture 100%-recycled, lightweight and high-strength linerboard. Once the conversion is…

Packsize International Expands Presence in Asia-Pacific Region

Packsize® International, the provider of On Demand Packaging® for businesses with corrugated packaging needs, today announced that it has opened a subsidiary operation in Australia. Sean Ledbury has joined as general manager of Packsize Propriety Limited, and oversees all of the company’s business interests in Australia and New Zealand from…

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The Comexi Group announces the sale of a 9 station gravure press to American Packaging Corporation (APC) to be operational in February 2017.  Working with APC’s operation’s team to understand their needs, Comexi will custom build their next ACOM Platinum gravure press with the latest advances in registration control, quick…

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Italian specialty papers and substrates maker Fedrigoni’s subsidiary Arconvert announced that it will enter into US market with its new facility in Los Angeles, California. The 62,000 ft2 facility will have state-of-the-art converting machinery that can allow Arconvert to serve the North American market with high-quality self-adhesive label stock at…

New £2 Million Investment At Thornbridge Riverside Brewery

We are delighted, as we move into our second decade of brewing, to announce a new £2m investment plan for our Riverside brewery. The funding will provide us with a new bottling line, increased brewing capacity and improved warehousing and logistics facilities. We have seen considerable growth in our UK…

AR Packaging and Egem Ambalaj Sanayi Sign Partnership Agreement

ÅR Packaging Group AB, Lund Sweden, and Egem Ambalaj Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S, Izmir Turkey, have signed a strategic partnership agreement. The objective of this agreement is to establish a cooperation in the manufacture, purchasing, sale and marketing in Turkey of packaging made out of cardboard or other materials. Harald…

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Marvaco expands its business once again by acquiring the operations of Kostym Designindustries AB, who specialise in packaging artwork design and operates in Central Sweden. Kostym, operating in Karlstad, is an expert on creative packaging design with years of experience in consumer goods and high-level technological knowledge. The operations of…

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Aluminum beverage cans have been around for decades, but now Ball Corp. has revealed plans for a new aluminum “bottle” manufacturing line at its plant in Floyd County. The new product, called Alumi-Tek bottling, involves a $50 million reinvestment in the Rome facility. It will be financed by a bond…

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Packaging firm Macfarlane Group has acquired Colton Packaging Teesside in deal worth up to £1.25 million. Glasgow-based Macfarlane Group said Colton Packaging Teesside, the North East branch of Colton Packaging Ltd, currently has eight employees and generated circa £3 million in sales last year. The deal will see Macfarlane pay…