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Tri-Star Packaging has developed a unique new eco-friendly oval bowl for hot and cold food that’s better for the environment and much easier to hold while eating than the usual round and square containers. Made from unbleached bagasse – a fully compostable sugar cane pulp that grows abundantly – the…

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German packaging maker Kloeckner Pentaplast is preparing a stock market listing in the United States, two people familiar with the matter said. The group's owner, private equity group Strategic Value Partners (SVP), has retained Goldman Sachs and Jefferies to advise on the potential deal, after the failure last year of…

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SATO, a leading global provider of Auto-ID solutions that empower workforces and streamline operations announced today that it has acquired the general labeling business of Jenkins Labels Limited, a leader in primary label production operating in Auckland, New Zealand. The labeling businesses acquired include primary labels, shrink sleeve labels, and…

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Complete Core Business Solutions has announced the launch of a new business targeting contract pack and filling opportunities in the UK’s £21.5billion food and drink sector. It is hoped that Complete Co-packing Services Limited will fill, pack, store and distribute food, drink and organic products on behalf of many of…

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By taking over the Polish Bahpol company, Südpack is extending its capacity in the printing area. Bahpol is located in Klobuck, Poland, near Czestochowa, and has developed into one of the most successful companies for high-quality packaging refinements in more than 20 years. "This well-established company specialising in flexo print…

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Dave Dennison of Transparent Packaging and Dave Heller of Printex Packaging have announced the merger of their respective companies. The new company--PRINTEX TRANSPARENT PACKAGING--is now the largest plastic box manufacturer in North America, delivering plastic folding cartons from its three design centres and two manufacturing plants within the U.S. and…

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Rotoflex, a world leader in inspection, slitting, rewinding and die cutting equipment announced today a successful training event was held for a number of key service and installation technicians on the Rotoflex VLI and VSI premier inspection, slitting and rewinding machines. Three days of in-depth sessions, including Nikka Research 100%…

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A Brewery container firm has opened a new bottling plant creating 19 new jobs. Morrow Brothers celebrated the opening of the new plant in Buckshaw Village this week and will be serving micro-breweries across the whole of the UK. The move is being supported by Chorley Council, which provided a…

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Anheuser-Busch today announced a $170 million expansion project at its Metal Container Corporation (MCC) facility in Jacksonville. As part of the company’s plan to increase production of the popular Budweiser and Bud Light aluminum bottles, the project will create approximately 75 new jobs at the facility. “We are pleased to…

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Atlantic Packaging Products Ltd., a leading Canadian manufacturer of containerboard and corrugated packaging products, today officially announced the acquisition of Skybox Packaging ('Skybox') in Mansfield, Ohio. Skybox manufactures corrugated packaging products and distributes packaging supplies and equipment out of its 100,000+ sq. ft. facility in Mansfield. SkyBox offers its customers…