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CCL Industries Inc. (“CCL”), a world leader in specialty label and packaging solutions for global corporations, small businesses and consumers announced today that it has signed a binding agreement to build a new manufacturing plant for in-mould- labels (“IML”) in Memphis, Tennessee, in partnership with Korsini-SAF (“Korsini”), a leading European…

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The new RPC Superfos facility in the USA is now in full swing at Winchester, Virginia. For their frozen dessert pastries, Poppies International values the local production of plastic packs. Brand new European moulding machines, robotics and moulds are now up and running at the RPC Superfos facility in Winchester,…

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Finland-based advanced paper products firm Munksjö will is launching new additions to its lineup of release papers for silicone coating and specialty face-stock label papers, at LabelExpo Europe in Brussels, Belgium, in September. Developed using the firm's patented technology, the supercalendered release papers, Acti-V XB, include Acti-V grades for PSA…

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Menasha Corp. facilities in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania have been recognized for the third straight year by the British Retail Consortium Global Standards, a leading global product safety and quality certification program. Menasha Corp.'s Neenah and Hartford plants and its Yukon plant, located in Ruffs Dale, Penn., all achieved "A" grade…

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Werosys launches a 500 mm wide laser die cut system, that is fully integrated on the converting line and online with any MIS/ERP system. This means that any number of label jobs can be run continuously on the same roll, only separated by a barcode printed by the digital press…

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Equipment manufacturer NJM Packaging has revamped its Beltorque capper, to be launched at Pack Expo/Pharma Expo in Las Vegas, US, in September. Capable of capping up to 300 bottles a minute, the capper has a new servo-driven, patent-pending cap elevator-feeder. The speed of the continuous-motion device has been increased by…

Thursday, Jul 09, 2015
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Ardagh Group, Glass – North America, a division of Ardagh Group and a leading producer of glass containers for the food and beverage industries in the United States, today announced the debut of its American made 64oz Growler. Brewpubs, breweries and grocery stores around the country are cashing in on…

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Rudolph Technologies, Inc. announced today that a leading Taiwan-based outsourced assembly and test (OSAT) manufacturer has selected the JetStep® W2300 Advanced Packaging Lithography System for the development of next-generation advanced packaging technology. The system will be used to enhance the wafer-level chip scale packaging (WLSCP) manufacturing process for both flip…

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An Elkhart-based manufacturer of cardboard boxes already working to expand its operations in Elkhart is expanding elsewhere through a merger with another box-maker. In a deal announced Tuesday, July 7, Welch Packaging Group is merging with American Corrugated Products, a Columbus, Ohio-based company that specializes in packaging for the automotive…

Wednesday, Jul 08, 2015
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Rigid box maker Pollard Boxes has expanded its manufacturing facility in Leicester, UK, with the addition of 6,000ft2 to facilitate storage and despatch. The expanded space not only provides storage facilities for goods but also a large packaging and despatch area, consolidating the company's output capability. Pollard Boxes commercial director…