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Petone (Wellington)-based flexible packaging specialist, Gravure Packaging (GPL), has purchased Sydney-based Australian Packaging as part of an ambitious strategy to expand its business on both sides of the Tasman. GPL Managing Director Greg Chapman says the flexographic printing, solventless lamination and perforation processes offered by Australian Packaging will provide a…

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Allpax, powered by Pro Mach, introduced today a comprehensive system for tracing cans, trays, and pouches from filling through sterilization that lowers the risk of product recall of shelf-stable foods. This new Allpax system encompasses tighter information integration between packaging machines, retort room baskets, and the electronic sterilization records of…

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Marchesini Group has taken over a branch of Multipack, a company in Casalecchio di Reno (Bologna) specializing in end-of-line packaging systems for pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and foodstuffs. The investment includes the technologies and the know-how exploited to build end-of-line pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging machinery, which is already an integral part of…

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Packaging firm Litecool has opened a clean room facility in the UK, for conducting research on LED packaging technologies, resulting in in-house transition of conception into pre-production. The new unit, armed with the equipment for mounting bare LEDs into packages, chip-on-boards (COBs) and arrays, will build a prototype and assess…

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Xeikon, an innovator in digital color printing technology, today announced the introduction of two new toners, MatteSilver and PalladiumSilver. The two special silver metallic toner colors will enable more creative possibilities for designers as well as label and package printers and converters using Xeikon’s digital printing technologies. The luxury-look MatteSilver…

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After a great deal of preparation across three UK sites, Benson Group has completed re-branding as Graphic Packaging International, the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The Graphic Packaging International identity has now been rolled out across all former Benson Group assets. The Benson Group website,…

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The Rubizhne cardboard packaging mill in Luhansk region, one of Ukraine's largest cardboard packaging producers, produced 73.74 million square meters of corrugated cardboard boxes in January-May 2015, including goods from its Trypilsky packaging plant, which is 21.8% down year-over-year. In January-April 2015, the mill saw production slump by 19.9%, according…

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Bibby Financial Services Funds Packaging Manufacturer With $7 Million Factoring Facility Alternative Financing Leader Provides Second Multi-Million Dollar Facility in 2015 Bibby Financial Services announces the provision of a $7 million recourse factoring facility to a packaging manufacturer located in the Midwestern United States. The manufacturer produces and supplies paper…

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Colbert Packaging Corporation, a leading manufacturer of folding cartons, rigid setup boxes and paperboard specialty products, today announced that it has achieved the level of G7® Master in its manufacturing plants. G7 is an international standard for calibrating printing presses and proofing systems to a common visual neutral grayscale appearance.…

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Technical laminates and protective packaging maker Walki will come up with a production line at its Valkeakoski plant in Finland, to meet the rising demand for multilayer laminates in the construction sector. The initiative comes in the wake of '20-20-20' target set by the European Union, which envisages an improvement…