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Italian flexible packaging company Gualapack Group said July 14 it’s bought a majority stake in Brazilian pouch maker Tradbor Indústria e Comércio SA, the latest in a series of international expansions for the firm. Terms were not disclosed but Gualapack said Tradbor, in São Paulo state, is the only company…

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Pritzker Group Private Capital today announced that it acquired Chicago-based LBP Manufacturing, Inc., a leading global producer of innovative, sustainable food and beverage packaging. Pritzker Group Private Capital is acquiring LBP from Barry Silverstein. Barry, who took over the company from his father Len Silverstein, used a combination of product…

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The expansion of fan-out is finally coming, says Rich Rogoff, Vice President and General Manager, Lithography Systems Group at Rudolph Technologies. Wafer level packaging (WLP) using fan-out technology is an attractive platform for achieving low-cost low-profile package solutions for smart-phones and tablets, which require cost-effective, high-density interconnects in small form-factor…

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Linx Printing Technologies has introduced two fiber lasers, Linx FSL20 and Linx FSL50, for both static and moving production settings. For materials, such as, metals, plastics, paper and glass, the fiber laser technology puts to use energy-efficient coding with a fine spot size that leaves behind permanent codes. Across aerospace,…

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Liqui-Box, a world leader in flexible liquid packaging solutions, is excited to announce the release of their new AquaPur film offering for the growing bag-in-box water market.  AquaPur's multilayer construction delivers a robust outside layer complimented by an interior product contact layer optimized for packaging water while preserving superior product…

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Essel Propack has sold its wholly owned subsidiary Packaging India Pvt Ltd (PIPL), valued at Rs 165 crore, to Amcor Flexibles India Pvt Ltd. "The agreement has been signed and the deal is completed for full cash consideration," Essel Propack Ltd said without disclosing the actual cash realisation. "The enterprise…

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CYL Corp Bhd which is one of the country’s leading plastic packaging manufacturers, is in expansion mode to boost its production. CYL Corp managing director Chen Yat Lee said the firm is allocating RM8 million this year in capital expenditure (capex) to buy machineries and equipment. CYL expects its financial…

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UK-based Jiffy Packaging is investing in new extrusion technology to produce polyethylene foam of varied thicknesses. Acquired by Airpack in 2014, the firm aims to make mass market penetration with the new expansion. The firm will make a multi-million pound investment to harness the technology at its headquarters in Winsford,…

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Plastic packaging products manufacturer SLP Resources Bhd expects the bottom line of its thin-gauge packaging materials to improve this year, riding on expansion plans that will take off in September. Group managing director Kelvin Khaw said SLP would install a RM6.5mil production line to increase its capacity to produce 2,000…

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The Indian packaging industry must conform with the international packaging standards to compete globally, said Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP) director NC Saha while addressing a national conference on 'Make in India -- Packaging Transportation of Hazardous Goods and UN Certification' here on Saturday. "The Union ministry of commerce has…