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GW Plastics buys Irish firm Avenue Mould Solutions US-based GW Plastics has acquired Ireland-based Avenue Mould Solutions for an undisclosed sum. Specialized Packaging > Healthcare Products > News
etma selects Tube of the Year 2017 competition winners The European Tube Manufacturers Association, etma, has selected the winners of its annual Tube of the Year competition during this year’s annual meeting of its members at the end of June in Vienna.
Types of Packaging > Containers > News Lincoln Hill's portfolio firm acquires Fibre-Tec Partitions Lincoln Hill's newly formed portfolio firm Fibre Tec Packaging has acquired substantially all of the assets of Fibre-Tec Partitions.
Packaging Materials > News Crown's net sales increase in Q2 American packaging company Crown has reported net sales of $2.16bn for the second quarter of 2017, compared to $2.14bn for the same period in 2016.
Types of Packaging > Containers > News
Global Rigid Plastic Packaging inks and coating market to grow at CAGR of 5.4% by 2021 The global rigid plastic packaging inks and coating market to grow at a CAGR of 5.41% during the period 2017-2021, according to new report.
Packaging Materials > News Coloredge announces new operations in China Coloredge, the largest provider of visual marketing solutions for upscale brands and retailers, announced that it has extended its large-format printing operations to China.
Packaging Technology > Machinery & Equipment > News Marbach match-metal tool increases production efficiency Marbach Tool Manufacturing (Werkzeugbau) is experiencing increasing success with its tool MT|easy speed.
Packaging Technology > Machinery & Equipment > News

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Types of Packaging

etma selects Tube of the Year 2017 competition winners
The European Tube Manufacturers Association, etma, has selected the winners of its annual Tube of the Year competition during this year’s annual meeting of its members at the end of June in Vienna.
Types of Packaging > Containers > News
Crown's net sales increase in Q2
American packaging company Crown has reported net sales of $2.16bn for the second quarter of 2017, compared to $2.14bn for the same period in 2016.
Types of Packaging > Containers > News

Packaging Materials

etma selects Tube of the Year 2017 competition winners
The European Tube Manufacturers Association, etma, has selected the winners of its annual Tube of the Year competition during this year’s annual meeting of its members at the end of June in Vienna.
Types of Packaging > Containers > News
Lincoln Hill's portfolio firm acquires Fibre-Tec Partitions
Lincoln Hill's newly formed portfolio firm Fibre Tec Packaging has acquired substantially all of the assets of Fibre-Tec Partitions.
Packaging Materials > News

Specialized Packaging

Great Lakes Cheese to construct packaging facility in Wausau, US
By PKBR Staff Writer
Great Lakes Cheese (GLC) is building a new $55m cheese packaging facility in Wausau, Wisconsin, US.
Specialized Packaging > Food Products > News
Bormioli Luigi, Triton to buy Bormioli Rocco's tableware and pharma businesses
Bormioli Luigi has partnered with Funds advised by Triton to acquire the Pharma and Tableware business divisions of the Bormioli Rocco group.
Specialized Packaging > Healthcare Products > News

Services

Eco Flower implements Packsize’s On Demand Packaging system
US-based home décor and floral e-commerce firm Eco Flower has implemented Packsize International’s On Demand Packaging system to streamline material handling and shipping operations.
Services > Packaging Services > News
Progressive Components announces new component certification program
Production mold component developer and distributor Progressive Components has released its new component certification program, which offers visibility of supplier component purchases and verification of mold specification compliance.
Services > Packaging Services > News

Packaging Technology

etma selects Tube of the Year 2017 competition winners
The European Tube Manufacturers Association, etma, has selected the winners of its annual Tube of the Year competition during this year’s annual meeting of its members at the end of June in Vienna.
Types of Packaging > Containers > News
Lincoln Hill's portfolio firm acquires Fibre-Tec Partitions
Lincoln Hill's newly formed portfolio firm Fibre Tec Packaging has acquired substantially all of the assets of Fibre-Tec Partitions.
Packaging Materials > News

Green Packaging

Coca-Cola to double use of recycled plastic content in bottles by 2020
By PKBR Staff Writer
Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is planning to increase the use of recycled plastic in all of its bottles by 50%, as part of the UK’s new sustainable packaging strategy.
Green Packaging > Recyclable > News
Dow introduces grant program to increase plastics recycling
The Dow Chemical Company has partnered with national nonprofit, Keep America Beautiful, to award two $50,000 grants for organizations to establish Hefty EnergyBag programs in their communities.
Green Packaging > Recyclable > News




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