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The board of BillerudKorsnäs has today made the decision to carry out the largest investment in the history of the company and one of the largest in Sweden in recent years - the investment in a new board machine at the Gruvön site. The decision has been made in view…

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Ball Corporation (BLL) announced that it intends to cease production at the company's Reidsville, North Carolina, beverage packaging plant in mid-2017. The plant's customers will be supplied by other Ball facilities in the U.S. Ball expects to record an after-tax charge of approximately $18 million, primarily for employee severance, pensions…

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After initial tests, BillerudKorsnäs is now moving ahead with full scale trials adding microfibrillated cellulose, MFC, to its paperboard products. The initiative is made possible through a new cooperation with Norwegian biorefinery pioneer Borregaard. Recent development has allowed for industrial scale extraction of the components of cellulosic fibres in wood,…

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Perfectseal, the latest collaboration between Packaging Automation and Perfect Automation brings two experienced, long established businesses together with a reputation for quality products and service that has been built up over 50 years. With a proven track record and knowledge of packaging materials and machinery design and manufacture to provide…

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TCL Packaging has placed two new orders for capital equipment at its Telford production plant. Worth £250K, the company has purchased a new high speed Diamond Duplex slitter rewinder with shaft-less unwind from Ashe Converting Equipment and a Laserpin high performance macro perforation unit from Jenton International.  Both units are…

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Dynagraph, the oldest operating reseller of printing equipment, supplies and services in the Middle East, a pioneer in the industry and a key partner for Flint Group, will soon open a brand new sheetfed spot colour mixing facility in Al Quoz Industrial Area, Dubai. Distributors of sheetfed and web offset…

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To meet manufacturers’ needs for automated visual code inspection that minimizes false rejects commonly found with standard optical character recognition systems, Videojet Technologies, a global leader in coding, marking and printing solutions, has introduced the Visual Code Inspection System (VCIS) to help manufacturers confirm code quality and reduce the scrap…

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DS Smith, a leading provider of corrugated & plastics packaging, supported by paper & recycling operations worldwide, is pleased to announce the proposed acquisition of Parish Manufacturing Inc. Parish is a USA manufacturer and supplier of bag-in-box systems, located in Indianapolis, Indiana. Parish’s focus is in bag-in-box and custom packaging…

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US-based PAC Machinery has introduced its new Vertrod PS Med validatable medical sealer at Pack Expo / Pharma Expo 2016. The sealer, which was designed for medical applications, will be used for heavy-duty sealing of wide materials that require process parameter validation. The sealers are generally used in medical packaging…

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National Container Group (NCG), a reconditioning subsidiary of Germany-based Mauser, has acquired Total Container Group (TCG) and Advantage IBC, expanding its North American operations. Advantage IBC is an independent intermediate bulk container (IBC) manufacturer, distributor and service provider serving businesses across the US. It has operations in Terrell, Texas; Humble,…