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Australia based food processing and packaging equipment supplier TNA has introduced a new vertical form fill and seal (VFFS) system, tna arctic 3, for fresh and frozen sector. Featuring full wash-down functionality and a hygienic design, the new packaging solution is designed to run efficiently and reliably in hostile wet…

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UK-based Country Products has installed four additional NGT2 thermal transfer printers from Allen Coding at its facility in North Yorkshire. Country Products is a supplier of healthy snacks, nuts, dried fruits, mueslis and herbs and spices. Allen Coding said that its high performance NGT2 thermal transfer systems, which replaced old…

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Packaging firm Manjushree Technopack has bought out mid-sized Delhi-based Varahi Polymers, which packs for a slew of consumer products makers including Reckitt Benckiser, Dabur, Patanjali and Perfetti Van Melle, in a Rs 350 crore deal, an official in knowledge of the development said. This is Manjushree Technopack’s first acquisition and…

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UK-based cardboard box and packaging manufacturer Jaffabox has invested to install additional equipment at its box manufacturing plant located near Birmingham International Airport. The firm invested multi-million pound in a new casemaker, MHI Evol 100, which was installed at the site to improve throughput and quality at the site. Jaffabox…

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Apparel label solutions firm ITL Group has collaborated with Applied DNA Sciences to develop new anti-counterfeit printed fabric label solution. The partnership will integrate Applied DNA's SigNature DNA forensic marking system with printed fabric care labels to provide global apparel and footwear brands and retailers with anti-counterfeit solutions. Applied DNA…

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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…