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F.N.B. Capital Partners LP has provided mezzanine financing and an equity co-investment toward the acquisition of a Cleveland-based manufacturer. FNBCP partnered with Pilgrim Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in Fairfield, Conn., and the CEO of Heat Seal LLC, a 65-year-old food packaging equipment maker, on the transaction. Financials…

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Stora Enso is now introducing a new board grade, Performa Brilliance, for high-quality folding cartons and graphical products. The product is suitable for multiple end uses such as pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and luxury packaging. “Performa Brilliance is one of the best folding boxboards created by Stora Enso and sets new standards…

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Reynolds Group Holdings Limited announced the pending resignation of Malcolm Bundey as President and CEO of its Graham Packaging business. Mr. Bundey has served in a variety of positions for Reynolds since 2003, including as President and CEO of Graham Packing since 2012. Mr. Bundey will continue to serve at…

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In a move designed to expand its footprint in the “smart packaging” arena – especially in Europe – U.S.-based Nypro Packaging acquiring Plasticos Castella SA of Tortosa, Spain, a food and consumer packaging supplier. “Smart Packaging goes beyond product differentiation to enable brand owners to achieve brand brilliance,” Paul Kayser,…

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Founder and chairman of Delta Print and Packaging in west Belfast, Terry Cross, has said remaining in the EU is the best means of ensuring Northern Ireland business can expand. Mr Cross, whose company is set to make a major investment announcement in Poland later this week, has grown Delta…

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Crown Holdings, Inc. a leading supplier of metal packaging products worldwide, announced it is investing in a second line at its Osmaniye plant, in central southern Turkey, to produce aluminum beverage cans. The plant currently produces 800 million beverage cans, serving customers in Turkey and neighboring markets. Crown operates two…

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Bosch Packaging Technology and Amcor, global leaders in packaging material and packaging machinery, will demonstrate how brands can use Doy Zip bags to speed up their production and boost the appeal of their products to consumers at FachPack in Germany (29 September – 1 October). The two companies have partnered…

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Specialty label and packaging company CCL Industries is planning to invest around $35m in its facility in Guanajuato, Mexico over the next three years. The investment will see the addition of new equipment to manufacture plastic laminate tubes for global home and personal care customers in Mexico. A new CCL…

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On 23rd September 2015, we hosted a press event to celebrate the inauguration of our state-of-the-art corrugator in Wellington, Somerset, following a £5 million investment. Cutting the ribbon at the ceremony was the Conservative Member of Parliament for Taunton and Deane, Rebecca Pow MP. Mrs Pow gave a short presentation…

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Packaging firm Dwi Aneka Jaya Kemasindo has postponed its plan to acquire two other companies until next year, citing weak economic conditions. The company, known as Dwi Kemasindo, has been in talks with a packaging company over a Rp 125 billion ($8.5 million) bid and with a retail stationery firm…