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Genstar Capital acquires US firm Tekni-Plex Private equity firm Genstar Capital has acquired US-based Tekni-Plex from American Securities for an undisclosed sum. Specialized Packaging > Healthcare Products > News
DS Smith to buy Romanian firm EcoPack and EcoPaper for EUR208m By PKBR Staff Writer
DS Smith has signed an agreement to acquire Romanian firm EcoPack and EcoPaper for around €208m.
Packaging Materials > News Dow launches new non-migrating silicone additive for BOPP film By PKBR Staff Writer
Dow Performance Silicones has introduced new non-migrating silicone additive for bi-axially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) film.
Packaging Materials > News StePac introduces new fresh produce packaging solutions for retail industry By PKBR Staff Writer
StePac, a UK-based subsidiary of Johnson Matthey’s, has introduced new fresh produce packaging solutions for retail industry
Specialized Packaging > Food Products > News
Ulma Packaging launches new tight bag system for food industry By PKBR Staff Writer
Ulma Packaging has introduced a new VFFS air extraction system (tight bag) for the food industry.
Types of Packaging > Containers > News Genstar Capital acquires US firm Tekni-Plex By PKBR Staff Writer
Private equity firm Genstar Capital has acquired US-based Tekni-Plex from American Securities for an undisclosed sum.
Specialized Packaging > Healthcare Products > News ExxonMobil starts polyethylene line production at Mont Belvieu plant in Texas By PKBR Staff Writer
ExxonMobil Chemical has started production on new polyethylene line at its Mont Belvieu plastics plant in Texas.
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Ulma Packaging launches new tight bag system for food industry
By PKBR Staff Writer
Ulma Packaging has introduced a new VFFS air extraction system (tight bag) for the food industry.
Types of Packaging > Containers > News
DS Smith to present polypropylene print and packaging solutions at RetailShow 2017
By PKBR Staff Writer
DS Smith Plastics, Extruded Products Hurbanovo will demonstrate its polypropylene printing and reusable packaging solutions designed for the retail chains, FMCG, and distribution centers, at RetailShow event scheduled to be held in Warsaw, Poland.
Packaging Materials > News

Packaging Materials

DS Smith to buy Romanian firm EcoPack and EcoPaper for EUR208m
By PKBR Staff Writer
DS Smith has signed an agreement to acquire Romanian firm EcoPack and EcoPaper for around €208m.
Packaging Materials > News
Dow launches new non-migrating silicone additive for BOPP film
By PKBR Staff Writer
Dow Performance Silicones has introduced new non-migrating silicone additive for bi-axially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) film.
Packaging Materials > News

Specialized Packaging

Mionetto launches limited edition Cuvee Anniversario in black packaging
By PKBR Staff Writer
Italian prosecco producer Mionetto has introduced limited edition bottles of Luxury Collection to celebrate its completion of 130 years experience in sparkling wine category.
Specialized Packaging > Beverage Products > News
Systech International, Toppan Printing sign strategic agreement
Systech International, a global technology leader in product safety, and consumer and brand protection, and Toppan, a leading integrated printing company and innovator in product packaging and security solutions, announced a strategic agreement.
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Services

International Paper's board of directors elects two new board members
International Paper Company has announced the election of Jacqueline C. Hinman and Clinton A. Lewis, Jr. to its board of directors, which is effective from 4 November.
Services > Packaging Services > News
M. Holland announces hire to expand flexible packaging and rotational molding plastics distribution
M. Holland, a distributor of thermoplastic resin, announces the hire of Frank LaRocque as the company’s new film and flexible packaging market manager.
Services > Packaging Services > News

Packaging Technology

Asahi to present Clean Transfer plate portfolio at Eurasia Packaging
By PKBR Staff Writer
Belgium-based Asahi Photoproducts said it will bring the future of flexo printing at this month’s Eurasia Packaging 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey.
Packaging Technology > Automation & Technology > News
Xeikon ceases Trillium liquid toner development project
By PKBR Staff Writer
Xeikon has ceased the Trillium liquid toner development project due to difficulties in promoting the product as a commercial product.
Packaging Technology > Automation & Technology > News

Green Packaging

DS Smith to present polypropylene print and packaging solutions at RetailShow 2017
By PKBR Staff Writer
DS Smith Plastics, Extruded Products Hurbanovo will demonstrate its polypropylene printing and reusable packaging solutions designed for the retail chains, FMCG, and distribution centers, at RetailShow event scheduled to be held in Warsaw, Poland.
Packaging Materials > News
Three US cities join curbside recycling programs
By PKBR Staff Writer
Three US cities have started adding foodservice packaging to curbside recycling programs with the assistance from trade association the Foodservice Packaging Institute (FPI).
Green Packaging > Recyclable > News




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