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PET Technologies and Bear Beer, high tech and natural, chemical and indigenous, machinery and drink: on first reading, it seems to be contradictory. Is there anything in common?    This is about PET Technologies automatic stretch blow molding machine at Bear Beer bottling plant. The latter is the market leader…

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DS Smith has helped design and produce an innovative new eco-friendly packaging concept for world-renowned Champagne house. Veuve Clicquot has a reputation as a world-class champagne producer but also as a global business with a commitment to protecting the environment. As Europe’s leading supplier of recycled corrugated packaging, DS Smith…

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RPC Group Plc said it would buy privately held European storage solutions company ESE World B.V. for about 262.5 million euro ($274.84 million) as the British packaging company continues its acquisition streak. RPC said it would buy ESE World from Stirling Square Capital Partners to strengthen its materials handling business.…

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Amkor Technology Inc. announced completion of product qualification for its innovative new Silicon Wafer Integrated Fan-Out Technology (SWIFT™). SWIFT is designed to handle the demanding requirements of today’s advanced mobile, networking and system-in-package (SiP) applications. With its fine-feature photolithography and thin film dielectrics, SWIFT bridges the gap between through silicon…

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Dutch packaging maker Schoeller Allibert is exploring a sale as its owners seek an exit after reshaping the company, adding to a string of deals in the sector, three people close to the matter said. Majority owner JP Morgan as well as co-investor Schoeller, a German family, have asked Citi…

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Customised individual solutions for packaging for the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector are gaining in importance. At the same time, pharmaceutical companies are focusing on smaller batch sizes and carefully considered packaging services. For this reason, products and services for individualised and personalised packaging solutions are also in focus in the…

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Rondo AG of Allschwil in Switzerland has expanded the capacity of its factory in Ejpovice, in the Czech Republic. In October, the company, which specialises in the development and manufacture of folding boxes for the pharmaceutical industry, commissioned a Bobst VisionCut CUT 106 LER die-cutter with an in-line separator. The…

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Sun Chemical has partnered with Canadian firm Young Flexographic to provide packaging printers across Canada. The partnership is intended to provide packaging printers with quick access to conventional, high definition and flat-top-dot printing plates. Sun Chemical Canada president Rod Staveley said: “It strengthens our position in Canada by providing printing…

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Avery Dennison Corporation announced it has agreed to acquire Hanita Coatings, a pressure-sensitive materials manufacturer of specialty films and laminates from Kibbutz Hanita Coatings and Tene Investment Funds for the purchase price of $75 million, subject to customary adjustments. Headquartered in Israel with sales and distribution facilities in the United…

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UK based coding and marking solutions provider, Linx Printing Technologies has extended its Linx CSL product range with the launch of two new laser coders. The new laser coders, Linx CSL10 (10 watt) and CSL30 (30 watt), are designed to provide faster printing speeds and greater versatility. Featuring powerful processing…