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Marchesini Group will be participating in Pack Expo this year (September 28th to 30th in Las Vegas, Nevada). Many professionals from the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, medical devices and nutraceutical manufacturing industries are expected to attend this year’s show. The Marchesini Group will be presenting a newest Counting Line for the American…

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Graham Packaging, a manufacturer and designer of blow-molded plastic containers used to package a variety of consumer products, began construction on a $22 million manufacturing facility in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The company plans to create up to 68 jobs. The company plans to work with a developer to construct a…

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Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury (formerly Chadwicks Lids) has made lids for rebranding of Kerry Foods' LowLow Snack Bites range. Clondalkin has come up with four different 138.5mm x 110.5mm lid designs, printed on white omnipet with a matt over lacquer for extra impact on shelf. The UK-based firm makes pre-cut…

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The first Enterprising North West Leicestershire grant has been awarded to a packaging company to help expand its business and create jobs. The £16,000 grant was awarded to TruNet, based in Measham, near Ashby, which is a leading supplier to the UK food packaging industry. The money will be put…

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GE Global Research will establish a power electronics packaging facility on the campus of SUNY Polytechnic Institute’s Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in the town of Utica, New York. The investment is expected to create 850 jobs in the Mohawk Valley in the next ten years. Being the anchor…

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Hartford manufactuer PolyFirst Packaging Inc. is planning to add jobs with a $5.5 million expansion, and is seeking city funds to help finance the project. PolyFirst, which makes plasticfilm, bags and packaging, wants to begin building this year a 23,000-square-foot addition to its 45,000-square-foot manufacturing plant, 2261 Innovation Way, in…

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Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics has partnered with Hunan China Sun Pharmaceutical Machinery to launch PacXpert flexible packaging technology in the Chinese market. China Sun will introduce PacXpert in Greater China for flexible packaging of engine oils, edible oils, rice and detergent. PacXpert enables manufactures to shift from rigid containers…

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Digital printing firm DataLase has received a new patent for its Variprint digital printing platform that couples core color-change materials technology with next generation laser print engines. Applicable for processes that demand high speed, high resolution and on-demand digital printing, the technology is stated to help brand owners print products…

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Kite Packaging has opened a new branch in Swindon, double the size of its previous facility. The 36,000 sq ft facility on South Marston Industrial Estate is an 18,000 sq ft increase on the previous premises at Swindon's IO Centre. It has boosted its capacity of 40 per cent and…

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Company completes first phase involving a €30-million expansion and modernization plan July 3rd proved to be a beautiful day in Dresden. Perhaps a tad warm, the temperature hitting 30° C (86° F) by 11 a.m. But the 500-plus guests and employees didn’t mind the heat, a festival tent providing shade…