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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…

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UK-based sustainable packaging provider Petainer has introduced new rental agreements to enable its customers to access its petainerKeg blowing and filling lines. Manufactured from highly engineered advanced polymers, the petainerKeg is a one-way 20 or 30l keg designed to replace the traditional steel kegs. The system, which can be used…

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Smurfit Kappa will showcase its complete system of Bag-in-Box® packaging solutions and expertise for wine at the Goodwine trade show in Romania. This major wine event in the region will take place in Romexpo, Bucharest from 25 to 27 November. The wine and grape industry has recently witnessed a soar…

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After a ring wrapper, Qimarox has now also added a standard stretch hood machine to its range of material handling components. This innovative stretch hood machine distinguishes itself in the market by its lack of power-hungry technologies such as pneumatics and hydraulics. Like the previously introduced ring wrapper, this packaging…

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Domsjö Fabriker invests about SEK 30 million ($3.2 million) in a new packing line for lignin. The equipment is expected to be put into operation in August 2017, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. “This investment is a further step in the development of…

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VPK's parent company in Oudegem, Belgium, has a new, ultra-modern machine. The case maker Martin 924 produces American boxes with 6-colour printing in a single pass, as VPK Packaging says The Martin 924 is equipped with infrared drying. This is necessary in order to ensure a perfect drying of the…

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According to the Vietnam Print Association (VPA), the packaging production, package printing and printing that serves the processing industry and export have been witnessing a stable growth rate of 10 percent for many years. Meanwhile, the Vietnam Packaging Association (VINPAS) predicted that the packaging industry would have growth rates of…

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DS Smith, Europe’s leading supplier of recycled corrugated packaging, will officially open the doors to its newly-built display and consumer packaging plant in Erlensee, Germany, on Thursday, November 17 2016. The plant is part of its investment programme designed to help the leading European packaging and supply chain specialist achieve…

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Gneuss has exhibited new IV booster Jump system at the K 2016 show in Düsseldorf, Germany. Part of the recycling systems, the new add-on IV booster Jump system allows waste to be directly reintroduced into the production process. The optional liquid phase system is paired directly to the extrusion unit…

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LTN introduces a new slip ring for packaging machines that does not contain mercury, making it ideal for sensitive applications within the food and pharmaceutical industries. Called the SC040 Slip Ring, this alternative enables a high electricity and data transmission rate, combined with compact dimensions. Many packaging machines today, used…