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Metal packaging products supplier Crown has developed new temperature sensitive inks to help brands improve consumer engagement. The company’s interactive technology, Reveal, uses temperature sensitive inks to engage consumers before, during and after beverage consumption. Crown said that specially developed inks are used to change the graphics to ‘reveal’ specific…

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Diamond Packaging, a leading folding carton supplier to Fortune 500 companies worldwide, has achieved G7® Master Qualification, awarded by Idealliance®, a not-for-profit industry group dedicated to guiding print production best practices, specifications, and standards, worldwide. Diamond joins a select group of print service providers who have successfully completed training, examination,…

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Innovative FlexPak (IFP) was formed in 2006 with a goal of becoming a leading single-serve packaging and flexible packaging company of gels, purees, and liquids in the flexible fill-form and seal-packaging segment (tear-top pouches). IFP is Converting Ideas into Products as Experts in Product Development and Manufacturing. IFP is the…

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European manufacturer of recycled paper for corrugated cardboard SAICA has acquired Schut, Hellema, and Lemapack businesses from Flexible Packaging Holding for undisclosed amount. The firm has purchased Schut Flexible Packaging, Hellema Verpakkingen and Lemapack, marking its first acquisition in the flexible packaging sector in the Benelux. The three Dutch companies…

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UAE-based Hexxa Flexible Packaging has purchased and installed its first MPS flexo press to strengthen its business. The printing company has installed a 10-colour, 430mm EF multi-substrate press. It features the advanced Automated Print Control (APC) package for full automation, UV dryers and four hot air units. Hexxa is engaged…

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Canadian firm Pure Hothouse Foods has selected Solidus Solutions' solid board enriched with tomato plants fibers for packaging its recently launched Cloud 9 snacking tomato brand with high-flavor tomato. UK-based manufacturer of solid board and solid board packaging, Solidus Solutions has developed a solid board using tomato plants fibers for…

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US-based Klöckner Pentaplast is planning to introduce its pharmaceutical packaging solutions and services at Pharmapack 2017 scheduled to be held in France. The firm plans to introduce its LiquiGuard, an addition to its Pentapharm line of pharmaceutical blister films, at the event. The Pentapharm LiquiGuard is designed to allow hot-…

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C&M Conveyor’s Mesh Ball (MBC) Rotation Conveyor provides a rollerless surface that utilizes a durable Modular Ball-Belt and integrated bearing-mounted, worm gear driven rotational disc to rotate single/multiple stacks of material with and without dunnage. The MBC Rotator has the ability to rotate clockwise or counter-clockwise. C&M’s MBC Rotator features…

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Shares of JK Paper rallied over 5 per cent in morning trade on Friday after the company at a meeting of the committee of directors decided to sell its 20 per cent shareholding of OJPPL to OHC, one of the joint venture parties. The company authorised certain directors and executives…

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Videojet Technologies has introduced new 100W fiber laser marking system for high-speed beverage, pharmaceutical and extrusion manufacturers. The new Videojet 7610 fiber laser marking system has been developed to be used for marking high-contrast codes on hard plastics and metals such as aluminium cans, extruded tubes and cables. Manufacturers will…