NEWS

For our visitors who seek the latest industry news and updates to keep abreast with the goings-on of the business on a global scale, Plant Automation Technology portal grants a dynamic and diverse feed of news items.

news

Multi Packaging Solutions, a global leader in value-added print and packaging solutions for the healthcare, branded consumer, and multi-media markets, has completed two strategic acquisitions that complement other operations within MPS and further extend the range of products the group offers its customers. In Europe, MPS has acquired AJS Labels…

news

Brazilian dairy cooperative Cooperoeste has begun packing its Terra Viva UHT milk into 1 litre carton packs from SIG Combibloc, following its investment in a filling machine from the European packaging equipment manufacturer. Cooperoeste will use the CFA 512 machine to fill UHT milk products of its Terra Viva brand…

news

A new ovenable packaging film has been introduced by TCL Packaging. The film, HD225 is high-definition (HD) printed and suitable for ultra-high cooking temperatures. It is the first to be successfully tested by Smithers Pira for ovenable food safety performance up to 225°C 435°F. New inks and print techniques have…

news

Klöckner Pentaplast has introduced LiquiGuard, expanding its Pentapharm line of pharmaceutical blister films. The Pentapharm LiquiGuard is designed to allow hot- and cold-fill liquids and semi-solids to be packaged directly in a crystal-clear, thermostable laminate film. This protects sensitive products from package leaching and moisture gain or loss, the company…

news

UK-based Atlas Packaging opens new state-of-the-art logistics unit which will provide the ability to store up to 3600 pallets in purpose built racking that provides the ideal storage environment. The unit will also aid distribution and material handling, helping with efficiency. Jason Sharman, Managing Director said, “We are extremely excited…

news

Klöckner Pentaplast has expanded its shrink film product portfolio with the introduction of new light blocking shrink label film. The new Pentalabel eklipse label can be used in new or redesigning packaging of food, health and beauty, home and garden, and household products. The new product will inject maximum light…

news

Buyout group SVPGlobal has put UK food packaging group Linpac up for sale in a potential 500 million euro ($556 million) deal led by investment bank Rothschild, several people close to the matter said. Bidders have until the middle of next week to submit first-round offers for the maker of…

news

Smurfit Kappa UK, an integrated manufacturer of paper-based packaging products with operations throughout the UK, announces the acquisition of Saxon Packaging. Saxon Packaging, based in Lowestoft, Norfolk is an independent converter of board into corrugated boxes and fitments.  The company has invested over the past three years in latest technology…

news

UK based Paramount Labels has purchased PicoColour UV inkjet digital label press from Dantex Digital to strengthen its business. The firm also invested in a newly built in-house digital printing department as part of its £1m expansion plan. The PicoColour press is designed to effortlessly print high definition graphics on…

news

Berlin Packaging, a full-service supplier of plastic, glass, and metal containers and closures, is tripling the size of its Pittsburgh operations through the opening of a new, integrated warehouse and assembly facility at 2300 Sweeney Drive, Clinton, Pennsylvania. According to company officials the Class-A structure, located in the Clinton Commerce…