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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Printing & Packaging Machinery (MHI-PPM) has secured an order to provide two sets of Diamondspirit newspaper offset presses for Kobe Shimbun. The presses will be installed at the newspaper company’s new facility in Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture. Himeji facility is expected to commence operations in spring 2019. With…

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Cape Pack 16 from Esko, the unique industry standard in palletization software, has been redesigned from the ground up to offer cloud-based functionality in a SaaS/subscription model and features an entirely new database structure. Highlights include improved ease of use, cloud-based data storage, enhanced graphically rich reporting capability and brand-new…

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Flint Group has introduced a new nyloflex Xpress thermal processing system designed for flexographic printing plates. Featuring smart design with an enhanced user interface, the nyloflex Xpress thermal processing system allows for fewer components, thus reducing less downtime and operating costs associated with its operation. Flint Group Flexographic Products technical…

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Drukkerij Wihabo has expanded its digital production line with the installation of Highcon Euclid III digital cutting and creasing machine in the Netherlands. The digital cutting and creasing machine has been installed at the company's 2650m² facility in Geffen, which also houses HP Indigo 10000 digital press and a Kama…

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Australia based food processing and packaging equipment supplier TNA has introduced a new vertical form fill and seal (VFFS) system, tna arctic 3, for fresh and frozen sector. Featuring full wash-down functionality and a hygienic design, the new packaging solution is designed to run efficiently and reliably in hostile wet…

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UK-based Country Products has installed four additional NGT2 thermal transfer printers from Allen Coding at its facility in North Yorkshire. Country Products is a supplier of healthy snacks, nuts, dried fruits, mueslis and herbs and spices. Allen Coding said that its high performance NGT2 thermal transfer systems, which replaced old…

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Packaging firm Manjushree Technopack has bought out mid-sized Delhi-based Varahi Polymers, which packs for a slew of consumer products makers including Reckitt Benckiser, Dabur, Patanjali and Perfetti Van Melle, in a Rs 350 crore deal, an official in knowledge of the development said. This is Manjushree Technopack’s first acquisition and…

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UK-based cardboard box and packaging manufacturer Jaffabox has invested to install additional equipment at its box manufacturing plant located near Birmingham International Airport. The firm invested multi-million pound in a new casemaker, MHI Evol 100, which was installed at the site to improve throughput and quality at the site. Jaffabox…

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Apparel label solutions firm ITL Group has collaborated with Applied DNA Sciences to develop new anti-counterfeit printed fabric label solution. The partnership will integrate Applied DNA's SigNature DNA forensic marking system with printed fabric care labels to provide global apparel and footwear brands and retailers with anti-counterfeit solutions. Applied DNA…

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Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report 2015 has been ranked best in Finland in an independent review of annual sustainability reports commissioned by FIBS, Finland’s leading non-profit corporate responsibility network. This is the second consecutive year Stora Enso’s report has earned this recognition. Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report 2015 was also given top…