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Berry Plastics to acquire packaging films manufacturer AEP Industries for $765m Berry Plastics Group has signed an agreement to acquire AEP Industries, a North American manufacturer of flexible plastic packaging films, for $765m including debt. News
Niagara Bottling to build $95m facility in Chesterfield County The Greater Richmond Partnership announces that Niagara Bottling, the private label bottled water supplier in the US, will build a $95m 450,000 square-foot facility in Chesterfield County’s Meadowville Technology Park, employing 76 people.
Types of Packaging > Containers > News Macfarlane Group’s interim results for six months to 30 June 2016 Macfarlane Group has annouced its interim results for the six months to 30 June 2016.
News Schwarzkopf & Henkel selects RPC’s 130ml Ultra jar for new Taft hair styling product Hair care manufacturer Schwarzkopf & Henkel has selected RPC Bramlage’s 130ml Ultra jar to pack its new Taft Looks Electro Force Plasma Gum.
Specialized Packaging > OTC Products > News
Uflex Successfully Tests Flexfresh™ Liner Bags for Papaya 26 August 2016, Noida (India): India’s largest global flexible packaging solution company, Uflex Limited has been working towards expanding the reach of its Flexfresh™ Liner Bags to improve product availability and offer better shelf life extension solution for fresh produce.
Types of Packaging > Containers > News Mondi shows fresh ideas for packaging and paper needs at FachPack 2016 Mondi, the international packaging and paper Group, will exhibit its full range of packaging and paper solutions at this year’s FachPack, the European trade fair taking place 27–29 September 2016 in Nuremberg, Germany.
News Klöckner Pentaplast to exhibit clikPET PET-based technology at Agroprodmash 2016 By PKBR Staff Writer
Klöckner Pentaplast is set to exhibit latest range of packaginf solutions at Agroprodmash 2016 in Russia.
Specialized Packaging > Food Products > News

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Niagara Bottling to build $95m facility in Chesterfield County
The Greater Richmond Partnership announces that Niagara Bottling, the private label bottled water supplier in the US, will build a $95m 450,000 square-foot facility in Chesterfield County’s Meadowville Technology Park, employing 76 people.
Types of Packaging > Containers > News
Uflex Successfully Tests Flexfresh™ Liner Bags for Papaya
26 August 2016, Noida (India): India’s largest global flexible packaging solution company, Uflex Limited has been working towards expanding the reach of its Flexfresh™ Liner Bags to improve product availability and offer better shelf life extension solution for fresh produce.
Types of Packaging > Containers > News

Packaging Materials

Technip, METabolic EXplorer partner to assess combined polymer technology
By PKBR Staff Writer
Technip has entered into an agreement with METabolic Explorer for the evaluation of combined polymer technology.
Packaging Materials > News
Hung Hing reports 2016 interim results
Hung Hing Printing Group announced its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2016, reporting a 6.2% decline in revenue to HK$1,323 million.
Packaging Materials > News

Specialized Packaging

Niagara Bottling to invest $95m in in Chesterfield County
By PKBR Staff Writer
Niagara Bottling will invest $95m for establishing a manufacturing and bottling operation plant in Chesterfield County in the US State of Virginia.
Specialized Packaging > Beverage Products > News
Milacron confirms sale of first Klear Can production system
By PKBR Staff Writer
Plastic processing equipment maker Milacron has announced the sale of the first Klear Can production system, which is immediately available to food companies.
Specialized Packaging > Food Products > News

Services

API to launch new holography service at Luxe Pack Monaco
By PKBR Staff Writer
API is set to introduce new custom decorative holography service, Holonique Boutique, at Luxe Pack Monaco, which will be held in September.
Services > Packaging Services > News
BCI - Empire names new shipping manager
BCI – Empire Division is pleased to announce Matthew Fineout has joined the BCI – Empire team as Shipping Manager.
Services > Packaging Services > News

Packaging Technology

QuadTech to exhibit new color technologies at Labelexpo Americas 2016
By PKBR Staff Writer
QuadTech is set to exhibit its two new color technologies at Labelexpo Americas 2016, which will be held from 13 to 15 September.
Packaging Technology > Automation & Technology > News
Xucheng develops new Xaar 1201 piezo printhead-based inkjet printers
By PKBR Staff Writer
Guangzhou Xucheng Electronic Technology has developed new wide-format inkjet printers based on the new Xaar 1201 thin film piezo printhead.
Packaging Technology > Machinery & Equipment > News

Green Packaging

Intertek helps Frugalpac in recyclable coffee cup development
By PKBR Staff Writer
Intertek has supported UK packaging firm Frugalpac in the development of a recyclable coffee cup.
Packaging Materials > News
Oxo-biodegradable plastic can be recycled with ordinary plastic, says new TCKT report
By PKBR Staff Writer
A new report from Austria’s Transfercenter fur Kunststofftechnik (TCKT) has revealed that oxo-biodegradable (controlled-life) plastics can be recycled with ordinary plastic to produce thick cross-section plastic products.
Green Packaging > Recyclable > News




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