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Tetra Pak introduces new ice cream extrusion line for medium-capacity producers Swedish packaging firm Tetra Pak has introduced new ice cream extrusion line for medium-capacity producers. Packaging Technology > Machinery & Equipment > News
Digital Design launches Evolution IV thermal inkjet printer Digital Design has launched Evolution IV, the latest innovation in its Evolution thermal inkjet product line, which can print up to one-inch alpha/numeric characters and barcodes and graphics with a single printhead.
Packaging Technology > Machinery & Equipment > News Epson to demonstrate robot printing technologies at Pack Expo Epson will demonstrate its robot and label printing technologies at Pack Expo to be held in Las Vegas from September 25 to 27, 2017.
Packaging Technology > Machinery & Equipment > News UK small businesses focus less on decreasing packaging costs, says survey By PKBR Staff Writer
A survey carried out for Davpack Packaging has revealed that around 95% of UK small businesses does not show interest to decrease their packaging costs.
Services > Packaging Services > News
Universal Robots to showcase scalable packaging solutions at PACK EXPO 2017 By PKBR Staff Writer
Universal Robots, a Danish manufacturer of smaller flexible industrial collaborative robot arms, said it will showcase its new scalable packaging solutions at this month’s PACK EXPO 2017 in Las Vegas to address the rapid-changing market.
Packaging Technology > Automation & Technology > News India’s TCPL Packaging furthers invests in KBA Rapida 106 presses By PKBR Staff Writer
India-based TCPL Packaging has further invested in KBA-Sheetfed’s three Rapida 106 presses, in a bid to enhance its production operations.
Packaging Technology > Machinery & Equipment > News WestRock to construct new corrugated packaging facility in Brazil By PKBR Staff Writer
Paper and packaging solutions provider WestRock has unveiled plans to construct a new corrugated box plant in Porto Feliz, a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo.
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Types of Packaging

Macfarlane Group to buy UK’s Greenwood Stock Boxes
By PKBR Staff Writer
Scotland-based packaging and label firm Macfarlane Group has agreed to acquire Greenwood Stock Boxes for about £16.75m.
Types of Packaging > Paper & Card > News
PCRRG reports significant growth in used paper cups in UK
By PKBR Staff Writer
The Paper Cup Recovery and Recycling Group (PCRRG) said there has been a considerable progress in its 2020 goal in the UK of seeing more used paper cups that are recovered and recycled sustainably.
Types of Packaging > Containers > News

Packaging Materials

WestRock to construct new corrugated packaging facility in Brazil
By PKBR Staff Writer
Paper and packaging solutions provider WestRock has unveiled plans to construct a new corrugated box plant in Porto Feliz, a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo.
Packaging Materials > News
TricorBraun acquires Continental Packaging Associates
Rigid packaging solutions provider TricorBraun has purchased Pennsylvania-based Continental Packaging Associates for an undisclosed sum.
Packaging Materials > News

Specialized Packaging

Enjoy Life Foods unveils complete packaging makeover for entire product portfolio
Enjoy Life Foods has announced a complete packaging makeover for its entire product portfolio featuring the unofficial shade of food allergy awareness, bright teal.
Specialized Packaging > Food Products > News
Redd's Apple Ale adds more variety to refreshing beer lineup
Redd's Apple Ale is releasing its second limited-edition flavor of the year: Redd's Black Cherry Ale.
Specialized Packaging > Beverage Products > News

Services

UK small businesses focus less on decreasing packaging costs, says survey
By PKBR Staff Writer
A survey carried out for Davpack Packaging has revealed that around 95% of UK small businesses does not show interest to decrease their packaging costs.
Services > Packaging Services > News
Packaging Partners opens two facilities in Dominican Republic
By PKBR Staff Writer
Massachusetts-based Packaging Partners has opened two new facilities in Dominican Republic.
Services > Packaging Services > News

Packaging Technology

Digital Design launches Evolution IV thermal inkjet printer
Digital Design has launched Evolution IV, the latest innovation in its Evolution thermal inkjet product line, which can print up to one-inch alpha/numeric characters and barcodes and graphics with a single printhead.
Packaging Technology > Machinery & Equipment > News
Epson to demonstrate robot printing technologies at Pack Expo
Epson will demonstrate its robot and label printing technologies at Pack Expo to be held in Las Vegas from September 25 to 27, 2017.
Packaging Technology > Machinery & Equipment > News

Green Packaging

EU beverage carton recycling rate reaches 47%
Latest industry figures gathered by ACE, the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment, revealed that the European Union (EU) recycled 47% of all beverage cartons placed on the market, or about 430.000 tonnes, in 2016.
Green Packaging > Recyclable > News
Nestlé adds new recycling labels to US bottled water brands
By PKBR Staff Writer
Nestlé Waters North America is adding new recycling instruction to the labels on half-liter bottles of all its major brands in the US.
Green Packaging > Recyclable > News




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