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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,…

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API Group hascompleted the acquisition of the manufacturing assets and business of Amsterdam Metallized Products (AMP). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1966 and based in Amsterdam, Netherlands, AMP is a leader in brand enhancement packaging substrate technologies, pioneering transfer metalizing paper, board and filmic materials. “The…

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Switzerland based packaging firm Tetra Pak has introduced new version of aseptic carton, Tetra Brik Aseptic 1000 Edge with Bio-based LightCap 30, marking a significant step in achieving fully renewable packaging goal. The new aseptic carton package is developed as part of the company’s efforts to produce all of its…

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Universal Forest Products, Inc. (UFPI ) announced that one of its subsidiaries has acquired all outstanding shares of The UBEECO Group Pty. Ltd., a manufacturer of wood packaging based in Erskine Park, Australia, a suburb of Sydney. Founded in 1970, UBEECO™ manufactures and distributes a variety of wood packaging and…

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UK-based Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury has expanded its flexible packaging product portfolio with the launch of new stand up pouches. The range includes retortable, microwaveable and non-retortable stand up pouch packaging. Being manufactured at the company’s sister site in Grootegast in the Netherlands, the pouches are available in different shapes…