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Montagu Private Equity is preparing a sale of its healthcare packaging group Centor in a potential up to $700 million deal, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. The British buyout group has asked Morgan Stanley to help it find a buyer for the business which makes prescription containers…

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Richmond-based MeadWestvaco Corp. and Georgia-based Rock-Tenn Co. officially closed their merger Wednesday morning, creating WestRock Co. The companies have said Richmond will remain the primary executive office for WestRock, with significant operations management located in Norcross, Ga., where Rock-Tenn was based. Steven C. Voorhees, the former chief executive officer of…

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Prolamina Corporation, a leading North American packaging company that serves the food, medical and specialty markets, celebrated breaking ground on a major renovation of their Westfield, MA manufacturing facility. In addition to over 100 Prolamina employees, this exciting celebration was attended by state and local officials such as State Senator,…

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The world's leading glass packaging manufacturer, U.S. concern Owens Illinois opened on June 30th 2015 an extension of its glass packaging factory in Järvakandi, central Estonia, which among other things enables now to recycle sheet glass in Estonia, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports. The company invested nearly 25 million euros in the…

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Menasha is expanding its PrePrint facility in Neenah, Wis. to accommodate the addition of a new flexographic printing press. The expansion and new equipment are in response to increasing customer demands. Menasha previously announced the purchase of a second Bobst Central Impression Flexographic 90SIX Printing Press to its network, which…

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Leading packaging distributor, Kite Packaging, has officially opened its brand-new South Coast branch, based in Portsmouth. The official ribbon-cutting ceremony took place this week, at the new building in Admiral Park. Visiting the new branch for the first time, Kite’s Managing Partners, who are responsible for the other UK branches…

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The LINDAL Group's technologically advanced range of aerosol dispensing solutions has expanded again, with the enhanced availability of its spray version of the Neo actuator. The full Neo range is designed to appeal to sophisticated consumers of products in a wide range of personal care subcategories, including cosmetics (both powder…

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Greatview Aseptic Packaging, the world’s leading alternative supplier of aseptic carton packaging material to the beverage and dairy industries, today announced that 100% of the paperboard purchased for the production at its factory in Halle, Germany, is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). This is another milestone in Greatview’s…