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Comexi, specialist in solutions for the flexible packaging industry, has presented its latest innovations in its consolidated and revolutionary offset printing technology. The group celebrated an Open House in its headquarters in Riudellots de la Selva (Girona, Spain) where it showed the great evolutions followed by this technology in the…

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Thin Film Electronics ASA, a provider of near field communication (NFC) smart-packaging solutions, will exhibit connected items such as smart beer bottles and smart medical devices at CES 2017 in the US. The event will take place from 5 to 8 January 2017. Thin Film’s smart beer bottles and smart…

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Print finishing and packaging business, Letterhead Press has invested in new OmniFold 3000 Folding and Gluing System from Brandtjen & Kluge (Kluge) to boost its converting capabilities. Comprising features that bring productivity and reliability to a new level, the OmniFold 3000 can be configured to meet the current requirements of…

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Australia-based packaging producer Streamline Cartons has invested in first sheetfed offset press, KBA Rapida 105 solution for UV print and finishing. The new press, which features six printing units, inline coating tower and full equipment, is planned to be delivered in January 2017 with production scheduled to begin by the…

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Nexgen Packaging, LLC, a leading global supplier of brand identification products to retailers as well as to apparel and textile brands, announced today it will partner with leather industry pioneer KT Label, a manufacturer of leather labels of exceptional quality based in Istanbul, Turkey. Retailers and brand owners will now…

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CCL Industries Inc. ("CCL"), a world leader in specialty label, security and packaging solutions for global corporations, government institutions, small businesses and consumers, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Innovia Group of companies ("Innovia") for approximately $1.13 billion, debt free and net of…

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Tetra Pak announces the launch of a new version of Tetra Brik® Aseptic 1000 Edge with Bio-based LightCap™ 30. This is the first aseptic carton package in the world to receive the highest class of Vinçotte certification for its use of renewable materials. The new package is manufactured using a…

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Austria-based packaging products manufacturer Starlinger has introduced a new generation of 'bottle-to-bag' woven plastic packaging solutions. The firm said that the development of the production technology for woven plastic sacks made from rPET will address growing concern of overflowing landfill, plastic waste in ocean. The new solution is intended to…

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Germany-based Dürr Systems has acquired CleanAir division from KBA-MetalPrint, as part of an asset deal. KBA-CleanAir is the energy and environmental technology division of KBA-MetalPrint, which supplies efficient systems for the purification of solvent-laden and strong-smelling exhaust air. The division’s products are used in the metal packaging branch, in addition…

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Constantia Flexibles and Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) have developed a pressure sensitive label for vapour distilled spring water, GLACÉAU Smartwater Sparkling. The new label was designed for CCEP’s new vapour distilled spring water by using inks with the right opacity to see the design from front of the bottle and…