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DHL Supply Chain, a unit of Deutsche Post DHL, has equipped its Liverpool site with a new CW3 combination Checkweighing and Metal Detection unit in a bid to expand its packaging services capability. The investment in second CW3 system is in line with the company's strategy to expand into contract…

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AlSafi Danone, the Arabian arm of the Paris-based packaged food giant Danone Groupe, has bolstered its long-term relationship with the packaging specialists at Tetra Pak by renewing the existing contract. The two companies have worked side-by-side over the last 35 years, building up a successful partnership. AlSafi Danone markets packaged…

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Croatia-based specialist packaging producers EcoCortec has expanded its product portfolio with the introduction of new multifunctional , high-technology Corpak Static Dissipative Bubble film. Said to be the only bubble film in Europe produced with Nano-VpCI technology, Corpak Static Dissipative Bubble film has volatile corrosion inhibitors with cushioning packaging bubbles to…

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Following the success of its digital printing offering, UNI Packaging has further increased its capacity by investing in a second HP Indigo 20000 digital press. Providing a 30-inch (750mm) wide-web solution for flexible packaging and sleeves, the press will be located at UNI Packaging’s digital facility in Périgny, France and…

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Atlas Development & Support Services has agreed to acquire East Africa Packaging for an undisclosed amount, as part of the first project within its newly established industrial division. The company's new industrial division will focus on consumer based industrial projects in a bid to expand its business offering. Based in…

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Basqueland Brewing Project (BPP) has selected Beatson Clark's glass bottles to pack its beers produced in San Sebastián, Spain. Beatson Clark's 330ml amber beer bottles with a standard crown neck finish will be used to pack BPP's range of beers. BPP's beers include Aupa, a pale ale smelling of bread…

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Americk Packaging has completed the acquisition of Suffolk based Adare Advantage. The deal completed on November 12th and adds a variety of new products and impressive artwork services to its growing portfolio. The addition of this site will see the group hit €140m in sales revenue by year end and…

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Swisstex Printers, a subsidiary of clothing labels manufacturer Swiss Tex Group, is investing in a new KBA Rapida 105 six-colour press that will be installed in Bangladesh. The press that comes with inline coating facilities will commence operations in spring 2016. KBA-Sheetfed Solutions in Germany has configured the press for…

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Holland Colours, a supplier of pigments and pigment dispersions for the plastics, has developed a new slip agent that is claimed to reduce scuff marks and scratches on PET packaging. The new bio-based HolcoSlip 271-Series is said to reduce the coefficient of friction during preform production. This results in easier…

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Polyoak Packaging is a rigid plastic packaging supplier with its roots in Diep River since 1976. Polyoak consists of a number of divisions specialising in the design and manufacture of blow moulded, injection moulded, compression moulded and thermoformed plastic packaging for the dairy, beverage, food and industrial markets. Its specialist…