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Coca-Cola Refreshments (CCR), a subsidiary of Coca-Cola, is planning to sell nine bottling facilities that are valued at around $380m. Coca-Cola's bottlers Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated (Consolidated), Coca-Cola Bottling Company United (United) and Swire Coca-Cola USA (Swire) will acquire the plants from CCR. The facilities being acquired are located in…

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Prigat is the leading brand in Israel in the category of fruit juice, with 30% of market share, appreciated and loved by consumers of all ages for over 70 years. The company uses only quality fruit and, after being the first to bring to the market local products without additives…

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Rotoflex, a world leader in inspection, slitting, rewinding and die cutting equipment announced today the successful installation of four offline finishing machines at Megaflex, a growing label printer in the Netherlands. Installed were two Rotoflex high speed inspection, slitting and rewinding machines (one VSI and one VLI series) in addition…

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The packaging and industrial polymers division of the US-headquartered DuPont plans to work closely with meat exporters to improve their realisations by providing innovative packaging solutions. DuPont offers specialised ethylene copolymer resins and technology that enable protective, stylish, retail packaging. Its advanced materials such as Nucrel, Bynel and Surlyn produce…

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Closure Systems International’s (CSI’s) capping equipment designers, systems engineers and closure designers collaborated to develop the Intelli-Torq Servo Capper. This computer-controlled capping machine continuously monitors and documents application torques. It also tracks closure specific application angle requirements to ensure package seal integrity and calibrates automatically. These features result in unmatched…

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Bosch Packaging Technology, a leading supplier of process and packaging technology, is planning to acquire Kliklok-Woodman Corporation, based in Decatur, Georgia, U.S.A. Agreements to this effect were signed on September 21, 2015. Kliklok- Woodman is a globally recognized manufacturer of packaging machinery for the food industry. The company employs some…

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J&G Foods, Inc., a custom fresh meat provider, today announced that it has installed its fifth Repak RE20 form, fill and seal vacuum packaging machine. The Repaks produce vacuum and modified-atmosphere packages (MAP) from flexible and semi-rigid materials, as well as vacuum skin packages (VSP). Reiser, Inc., the machine's manufacturer,…

Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015
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Kite Packaging, the UK’s premier packaging supplier, has launched new Air Shock packs on its website to cater to the consumer electronics and pharmaceutical sectors. The armoured air pouches were first launched by the company in March 2014, and since then have become a hugely popular product amongst customers. The…

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Roberts PolyPro, powered by Pro Mach, shows for the first time at Pack Expo the company’s new series of high-speed robotic bottle handle applicators – up to 30 or 60 cases per minute, depending on the model, which are designated as CM-30 and CM-60 respectively. This new series of applicators…

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Vegware, a foodservice packaging provider, has expanded its product range with the introduction of a new Tasting Notes collection for street food packaging. The new compostable plastic-free eco range includes neutral-toned coffee cups, and vivid hot and cold food containers, chip scoop, carrier bag and greaseproof. Made out of renewable…