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Silgan to acquire WestRock’s specialty closures and dispensing systems business US-based rigid packaging supplier Silgan has signed an agreement to acquire to WestRock Company’s specialty closures and dispensing systems business for $1.025bn. News
API to unveil new Trends Folio at Packaging Innovations 2017 By PKBR Staff Writer
API is set to unveil new Trends Folio, which serves as a source of inspiration for packaging designers, agencies and brand owners.
Packaging Technology > Automation & Technology > News Silgan to acquire WestRock’s specialty closures and dispensing systems business By PKBR Staff Writer
US-based rigid packaging supplier Silgan has signed an agreement to acquire to WestRock Company’s specialty closures and dispensing systems business for $1.025bn.
News Campus Digital Imaging invests in EFI VUTEk 3r LED inkjet printer Campus Digital Imaging has purchased EFI VUTEk 3r superwide-format roll-to-roll LED inkjet printer, as part of its efforts to enhance its printing operations.
Packaging Technology > Machinery & Equipment > News
CNG’s Lindenmeyr Munroe to buy KFI Technology By MDBR Staff Writer
Central National Gottesmann (CNG)’s Lindenmeyr Munroe division is set to acquire KFI Technology, which serves wide-format printing industry.
Packaging Technology > Machinery & Equipment > News Berry Plastics acquires packaging films manufacturer AEP Industries US-based plastic consumer packaging provider Berry Plastics Group has acquired AEP Industries, a North American manufacturer of flexible plastic packaging films, for $765m including debt.
Packaging Materials > News Herma unveils new mid-range wraparound labeling machine By PKBR Staff Writer
Herma US, a subsidiary of a German labeling machinery provider Herma, has developed a new mid-range wraparound labeling machine for the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries.
Packaging Technology > Machinery & Equipment > News

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Types of Packaging

P&G develops new recyclable shampoo bottle made with beach plastic
By PKBR Staff Writer
Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) has introduced a new recyclable shampoo bottle made with beach plastic for its Head & Shoulders shampoo brand.
Types of Packaging > PET > News
Thyssenkrupp's Solidflex material grade aims to further optimizes steel packaging
Germany’s Thyssenkrupp Packaging Steel has developed an improved solution as part of its efforts to further optimize steel packaging.
Types of Packaging > Containers > News

Packaging Materials

Berry Plastics acquires packaging films manufacturer AEP Industries
US-based plastic consumer packaging provider Berry Plastics Group has acquired AEP Industries, a North American manufacturer of flexible plastic packaging films, for $765m including debt.
Packaging Materials > News
Sappi, Felix Schoeller join hands to develop sustainable packaging solutions
Sappi Europe and Felix Schoeller have signed a collaboration agreement for the joint development of sustainable barrier paper solutions for flexible packaging.
Packaging Materials > News

Specialized Packaging

Ball designs new cans for Lervig’s craft beer range
By PKBR Staff Writer
Can maker Ball has designed new cans for Norwegian craft brewer Lervig Aktiebryggeri’s select expressions of craft beer range.
Specialized Packaging > Beverage Products > News
Niagara Bottling to build new facility in Box Elder County, US
By PKBR Staff Writer
Niagara Bottling is set to invest around $95m to expand its operations in Box Elder County, Utah, US.
Specialized Packaging > Beverage Products > News

Services

Germany’s Dürr Systems buys KBA-MetalPrint’s CleanAir division
By PKBR Staff Writer
Germany-based Dürr Systems has acquired CleanAir division from KBA-MetalPrint, as part of an asset deal.
Services > Packaging Services > News
DS Smith opens new consumer packaging facility in Germany
By PKBR Staff Writer
UK-based corrugated packaging provider DS Smith has opened a new consumer packaging facility in Erlensee, Germany.
Services > Packaging Services > News

Packaging Technology

API to unveil new Trends Folio at Packaging Innovations 2017
By PKBR Staff Writer
API is set to unveil new Trends Folio, which serves as a source of inspiration for packaging designers, agencies and brand owners.
Packaging Technology > Automation & Technology > News
Campus Digital Imaging invests in EFI VUTEk 3r LED inkjet printer
Campus Digital Imaging has purchased EFI VUTEk 3r superwide-format roll-to-roll LED inkjet printer, as part of its efforts to enhance its printing operations.
Packaging Technology > Machinery & Equipment > News

Green Packaging

Unilever commits to use fully recyclable plastic packaging by 2025
By PKBR Staff Writer
UK-based consumer goods maker Unilever has made a commitment to ensure usage of 100% recyclable plastic packaging by 2025.
Green Packaging > Recyclable > News
Simply Cups to recover and recycle Smart Planet’s paper coffee cup in UK
By PKBR Staff Writer
UK’s workable cup recycling scheme Simply Cups and Smart Planet Technologies (SPT) have partnered to recover and recycle the ‘reCUP’ hot beverage paper cup.
Green Packaging > Recyclable > News




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