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Bosch Packaging Technology is launching its vertical packaging lineup, including new SVC 2620 VFFS machine, for food producers, at FachPack 2015 next month. The new addition is targeted at market segments demanding high hygiene requirements, such as salads, frozen food, milk powder or shredded cheese. The new corner seal machine…

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Silicon Valley technology firm Tessera Technologies is acquiring Raleigh-based Ziptronix for $39 million in an all cash deal. The buyout means a big pay day for CEO Dan Donabedian and the rest of the six-person team, all of whom, Donabedian confirms, have equity in the company. Tessera hopes its buy…

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A Pennsylvania plastics packaging company that does its global research and development in northwest Ohio is looking to increase its presence here. Tekni-Plex Inc. is considering plans to add 32,000 square feet of manufacturing space to its existing R&D lab in Springfield Township. The expansion could create 25 jobs. Local…

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SunOpta Inc., a leading global company focused on organic, non-genetically modified and healthy foods, has continued its investment in its consumer products business with the expansion of stand-up pouch packaging capabilities in its frozen fruit, roasted snacks and fruit snack platforms. To meet growing customer demand, SunOpta has added new…

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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 its new proprietary beer bottle design for O’Fallon Brewery. Designed for O’Fallon’s “Everyday Beers” and “Seasonal Beers,” the Traditional-style bottle…

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US-based Kulshan Brewing has introduced new 12oz cans made by Rexam for its Bastard Kat IPA and Full 90 Session Ale. While Bastard Kat is an American Style West Coast IPA has a full hop flavor with a citrus punch, Full 90 Session Ale is said to have herbal, light…

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Seda Packaging North America, the Italian-owned manufacturer of food packaging, plans to expand in the Village of Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin. The facility features state-of-the-art production capabilities with high definition flexo printing and employs 128 full-time workers. According to the Racine County Economic Development Corporation, increased demand by Seda North America’s…

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Barton Fabrications has installed eighth silo at Plastipak Packaging’s plant in Gresford,UK, as part of the latter’s £10m project to upgrade its preform manufacturing platform. Barton Fabrications, which has its forte in designing, manufacturing and installing silo for plastics and food sectors, has put in place the 100t PET granule…

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A Chinese company that makes high-tech systems for the bottling and packaging industries is making a big investment in its future in the Duluth area, officials announced on Monday. Tech-Long USA will spend $5 million to expand its operations operations and hire 130 new employees in Gwinnett County. The company…

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A Rhinelander manufacturer Advanced Barrier Extrusions is expanding, but the city council had to do some lot clarification last night to keep things legal. A survey found that the company had planned it's expansion onto some property owned by the city and county. Interim City Administrator Phil Parkinson says the…