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Sonoco completes $170m acquisition of Clear Lam Packaging US-based packaging firm Sonoco has completed its purchase of flexible and forming plastic packaging films manufacturer Clear Lam Packaging for about $170m. Packaging Materials > News
Esko XPS Crystal exposure unit receives PIA InterTech Technology Award Esko's XPS Crystal flexo plate exposure unit has received the respected Printing Industries of America (PIA) InterTech Technology Award.
Packaging Technology > Automation & Technology > News PCMC appoints Steve Schubring as value stream leader of tissue packaging Barry-Wehmiller's division Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) has named Steve Schubring as the value stream leader of tissue packaging.
Packaging Technology > Machinery & Equipment > News Anchor Packaging once again earns High Hygiene certification Anchor Packaging has once again earned “High Hygiene” certification from NSF International for the BRC Global Standard for Packaging.
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PAC Machinery to exhibit packaging solutions at Pack Expo 2017 PAC Machinery, a US-based manufacturer of equipment and materials for the flexible packaging industry, will display around 20 packaging solutions at Pack Expo Las Vegas on 25-27 September, 2017.
Packaging Technology > Automation & Technology > News Sonoco completes $170m acquisition of Clear Lam Packaging US-based packaging firm Sonoco has completed its purchase of flexible and forming plastic packaging films manufacturer Clear Lam Packaging for about $170m.
Packaging Materials > News Anhui Shanying Paper to acquire Nordic Paper Chinese paper and pulp company Anhui Shanying Paper Industry has agreed to acquire Swedish firm Nordic Paper from Special Situation Venture Partner lll and Petek.
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Anhui Shanying Paper to acquire Nordic Paper
Chinese paper and pulp company Anhui Shanying Paper Industry has agreed to acquire Swedish firm Nordic Paper from Special Situation Venture Partner lll and Petek.
Packaging Materials > 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

Packaging Materials

Sonoco completes $170m acquisition of Clear Lam Packaging
US-based packaging firm Sonoco has completed its purchase of flexible and forming plastic packaging films manufacturer Clear Lam Packaging for about $170m.
Packaging Materials > News
Anhui Shanying Paper to acquire Nordic Paper
Chinese paper and pulp company Anhui Shanying Paper Industry has agreed to acquire Swedish firm Nordic Paper from Special Situation Venture Partner lll and Petek.
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

New production hall opened at RPC Bramlage Velky Meder in Slovakia
By PKBR Staff Writer
RPC Bramlage has opened a new production hall at Velky Meder in Slovakia, which has doubled the size of the injection moulding production area.
Specialized Packaging > Food Products > News
MPS, Green Bay Packaging open new demo and applications center in US
By PKBR Staff Writer
MPS Systems North America and Green Bay Packaging have inaugurated a new demo and applications technology center in Green Bay, Wisconsin, US.
Packaging Technology > Machinery & Equipment > News

Packaging Technology

Esko XPS Crystal exposure unit receives PIA InterTech Technology Award
Esko's XPS Crystal flexo plate exposure unit has received the respected Printing Industries of America (PIA) InterTech Technology Award.
Packaging Technology > Automation & Technology > News
PCMC appoints Steve Schubring as value stream leader of tissue packaging
Barry-Wehmiller's division Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) has named Steve Schubring as the value stream leader of tissue packaging.
Packaging Technology > Machinery & Equipment > 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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