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Cascades Inc., a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue paper products, announces that it has entered into an agreement with its banking syndicate led by National Bank of Canada and Scotiabank as co-lead arrangers and joint book runners to extend and amend certain conditions of…

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Bosch Packaging Technology has revamped its Delta lineup by introducing D3 robotic platform capable of dealing with higher payloads in the food industry. Drawn from an open platform with GD series Delta robot, D3 offers enhanced pick rates and an application-specific control panel. The robotic platform is said to facilitate…

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Brand enhancement specialist API is continuing its focus on delivering new products for the labels and packaging industry with the launch of the latest innovation from its cold foil range at the world’s largest labels and packaging event Labelexpo Europe in Brussels this September. API’s TA foil is its most…

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Frontline Packaging Limited has recently completed the installation and commissioning of a major, innovative new packaging line for ethical, fair-trade tea producer Clipper Teas. Tony Hacker, MD at Frontline Packaging explains why this is an exciting project for the business. "It's a first for Frontline Packaging in many ways and…

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Founded in 1812 by André Michel Pierlot, today Perrier is one of the world's most prestigious champagne brands; indeed, Laurent-Perrier is synonymous with style, freshness, lightness and elegance. Its product range includes a unique range of champagne (Demi-sec, Ultra Brut, Alexandra Rosé, Grand Siècle, Brut Millésimé, Cuvée Rosé, Brut) currently…

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Plastipak Packaging will make a $9 million capital investment to expand production capacity at its manufacturing facility in Pineville, Louisiana. A leader in the production of rigid plastic containers for the food, beverage and consumer products industries, Plastipak will add three production lines for polyethylene terephthalate, or PET, products. Founded…

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Huhtamaki has acquired the assets and business of Pure-Stat Technologies, Inc., a privately owned company in the United States. Pure-Stat's laminate is used as a component in a number of Huhtamaki's molded fiber products. The company employs 12 people in its manufacturing unit in Lewiston, Maine. The purchase price is…

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Curtiss-Wright Corp. (CW) said Thursday that it has sold substantially all of the assets and liabilities of its Engineered Packaging business to Atrenne Integrated Solutions, Inc., an affiliate of RFE Investment Partners. Founded in 1978, the Engineered Packaging business, located in Littleton, Massachusetts, has developed unique expertise in electronic packaging…

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BillerudKorsnäs’ sale of its shares in the Baltic pellets operations SIA Latgran is now completed, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. BillerudKorsnäs’ ownership in Latgran was 75%, and the remaining 25% was owned by Baltic Resources Ab. The total consideration for 100% of the…

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Bubble Wrap, the packaging material popular with shippers and toddlers alike, is losing its pop. Sealed Air Corp. , the original seller of Bubble Wrap since 1960, is rolling out a revamped version of its signature product. Dubbed iBubble Wrap, the new packaging is sold in flat plastic sheets that…