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29 May 2017
Industry News

Deals this week: Xiamen Jihong Package & Technology, Valmet, Ultratech
Xiamen Jihong Package & Technology (XJPT) has announced plans to form a digital advertising joint venture (JV) with an undisclosed partner in China.

Jindal Films Americas to expand product offerings with polyester films
Flexible packaging and labelling manufacturer Jindal Films Americas (JFA) has announced a plan to expand its product offerings to include polyester films.

EFSA expands food-contact approvals for Addivant’s Weston 705
The European Food Standards Agency (EFSA) has expanded the approval for the use of Addivant’s nonylphenol-free stabiliser, Weston 705, to a wider range of food contact applications.

Impak develops certified explosion-proof sealers
US-based Impak has developed certified explosion-proof heat sealers to enable safer operations in hazardous locations.

Press Releases

LINPAC Awarded Ecosense Certificate for Continued Commitment to Sustainability
The EcoSense certificate, awarded by the Spanish non-profit organisation, Plastic Sense Foundation (PSF), and verified by Entidad Nacional de Acreditacion (ENAC), has been awarded to LINPAC in recognition of its compliance with PSF sustainability objectives.

Jongerius Hanco at Interpack 2017
Jongerius Hanco is back from Interpack exhibition in Dusseldörf.

Ahlstrom-Munksjö Announces 6% Price Increase on All Genuine Vegetable Parchment Products
Ahlstrom-Munksjö, a global leader in sustainable and innovative fibre-based solutions, announces price increases on all Genuine Vegetable Parchment products produced by the Specialties business area, allowing the Foodpack business unit to absorb the increasing cost of sales for this product group.

Uflex Value: Engineers Different Variants of Extrusion Lamination Machine
In the absence of quality manufacturers of extrusion coating / lamination machines in India, responding to an ever-increasing demand from the convertors' sector, Uflex launched Extrusion Lamination Machine EL-1300 in India last July.

Herti Gains Recertification from BRC
Herti has successfully passed recertification for the BRC/IOP standard, gaining the highest grade 'A' in the 'High Hygiene' category.

White Papers

Fight Counterfeiting by Allowing Consumers to Spot Fake Products Through Smartphones
The development of new smartphone technologies offers brands the opportunity to fight counterfeiting more efficiently and drive competitive differentiation by turning their products into...

Automatic Stretch Wrapping Machines
Haloila is a leading manufacturer of automatic pallet load wrapping machines. In three decades, we have delivered thousands of fully automatic Octopus machines all around the world....

Plastic, Aluminium and Composite Closures
Established back in 1993, Herti is now one of the leading European manufacturers of roll-on pilfer proof closures, plastic closures and articles, and composite...

From Branding to Protection
This document outlines exactly what the European Commission's revised Tobacco Products Directive means for brand owners....

What Does the EC's New Tobacco Products Directive Mean for Manufacturers?
On April 3 2014, the European Commission published an updated version of the Tobacco Products Directive (2014/40/ EU), effectively repealing 2001/37/EC....

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