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Sappi Ltd. is putting a new twist on an old trick as the company expands in specialty packaging to counter declining prospects for its traditional glossy paper business. The company is using the expertise gained over decades applying coatings to paper for luxury magazines and advertising literature to the production…

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The Sidel Matrix Combi, based on the most cost-effective technology of the latest generation of Sidel Matrix systems, will contribute to delivering high level performance and production safety, along with reduced costs and a low environmental footprint. Dubai Crystal Mineral Water and Refreshments is a HACCP and ISO certified company…

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DEKKA, powered by Pro Mach, announces a new premium case sealing tape head that creates a unique pull-tab without special tape or added materials to produce secure, easy-open cases. The new DEKKA SX-T eliminates the need for knives or other tools, which are the primary cause of product damage and…

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Tetra Pak announces the launch of the Tetra Pak® TR/G7, a low cost, easy-to-operate high performance filling machine for chilled distribution. The Tetra Pak TR/G7, which has a capacity of 6500 gable top packages per hour, delivers significant environmental benefits compared with equivalent machines in the market, with for example…

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Jindal Films Europe, a global leader in the development and manufacture of specialty oriented polypropylene (OPP) films, is introducing new metallized barrier and sealant films for a range of flexible packaging applications at its booth (Hall 9 Stand 9-122) at Fachpack, Nürnberg in Germany, September 29 – October 1, 2015.…

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MPS announces it is set to unveil the EF Neo, its new generation EF flexo press. The EF Neo will be presented and demonstrated for the first time in the MPS stand 11C20 at Labelexpo Europe, in addition to the new hybrid EF SYMJET for conventional and digital printing and…

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Grimsby-based fish packaging firm PPS has expanded to a new, larger wash site in a £1.5 million move. PPS offers the delivery, collection, asset tracking, washing, rental and repair of returnable equipment for the fresh fish industry, and with the opening of the new site will be expanding the services…

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Kruger Packaging L.P. today announced an investment of $250 million to convert the No. 10 Newsprint Machine (PM10) at Kruger’s Trois-Rivières Mill to manufacture 100% recycled lightweight linerboard. This major project, to be carried out with the support of the Government of Québec, was announced in the presence of Philippe…

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Multisorb Technologies will be participating at Pack Expo in Las Vegas, September 28-30, 2015 with a focus on its clean label capabilities for food processors and packagers. The demand for cleaner and consumer friendly labels has left many food manufacturers facing the challenge of how to maintain shelf life while…

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Larry Smith, President and CEO of Thiele Technologies, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high?speed integrated packaging equipment solutions headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn. (USA), has announced the acquisition of select products from Pitney Bowes formerly marketed as Pitney Bowes Direct Mail Solutions and Sure?Feed Engineering. According to John Curie, General Manager…