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SATO, a leading global provider of Auto-ID solutions that empower workforces and streamline operations, has announced its SATO XML-Enabled 4.0 printer interface has achieved certified integration with SAP® Auto-ID Infrastructure 7.1. The SATO printer interface has proven to interoperate with SAP® Auto-ID Infrastructure for RFID tag writing and RFID label…

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
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The evolution of the design capabilities of Makro Labelling includes the most important event dedicated to processing and packaging where the Goito based company will be presenting its range of labellers for the chemical, personal care and beverages sectors. From 19 to 23 May 2015 | Pav. 4 stand U19…

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Brazilian dairy producer Jussara has introduced Jussara Max milk in PET bottles using aseptic blow-fill-cap technology from Sidel. The aseptic blow-fill-cap technology enables dry preform decontamination and was installed in the second half of 2014 in Jussara's Patrocínio Paulista plant for long shelf life milk (UHT) production. With this technology,…

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The international Industria Macchine Automatiche S.p.A. (IMA Group), headquartered in Bologna, Italy, has acquired the operating business of OYSTAR Group, a leading global producer of packaging machines, from private equity firm ODEWALD. In the United States, OYSTAR Group’s subsidiaries – including Benhil, Erca, Gasti, Hamba and Hassia, who together comprise…

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VPK’s first US-based core winding site will soon start up production in Stevenspoint, Wisconsin, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Specialized machinery is at the moment being transferred from Germany, where all parts were meticulously prepared for the transatlantic move. Installation is planned during…

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In the context of its participation in a panel on Wasteless Supply at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Carlsberg has announced a ground-breaking agreement to develop the world’s first fully biodegradable wood-fibre bottle for beverages. Carlsberg has initiated a three-year project with packaging company ecoXpac, with the collaboration of…

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Paper and packaging firm Antalis has bought 1st Class Packaging, Donington Packaging Supplies and Parkside Packaging from PaperlinX UK. PaperlinX UK was placed into administration in April, but the performance of the three distribution companies has been stable, Antalis said. The acquisitions are expected to expand Antalis' sales in the…

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The satisfying opening of the 25-centiliter slim can just got a lot more interesting, as the highly-anticipated launch of Ball Packaging Europe’s integrated straw solution has landed in the Polish market. The debut of this inventive ‘in-can’ technology, designed to initiate consumer excitement and “chatter” when opened, is the result…

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Leading polyolefins additives supplier, Milliken, is set to catch the eye of converters and brand owners at RosUpack 2015 with the inspiring aesthetic appeal, excellent application performance and outstanding productivity improvements of Ultra Clear PP at its booth in Hall 4. Visitors can experience the low weight advantage and all-round…

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With the National Green Tribunal mulling ban on plastic packaging of products, including PET bottles, a study has estimated that the ban is likely to hit 13 lakh jobs and sales of whopping Rs 53,000 crore. The study by industry body Ficci and Strategy& highlighted that nearly 13 lakh workers…