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24 February 2017
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Press Releases

Monomatic: Providing Winding Technology for Packaging Solutions
Packaging design complexities, new substrate properties, and the search for optimal quality are daily technical concerns for all those within the industry.

Carpentier Packaging to Exhibit at Interpack 2017
Carpentier Packaging is to exhibit at this year's Interpack 2017 conference and will do so for the first time with sister company Hassia Redatron, a manufacturer of vertical form fill and seal machines (V-FFS).

Meet us at SPE Polyolefins Conference 2017, the Convergence of Technology and Markets
Always in touch with the latest developments in advanced materials, PACE Business Partners will be attending the forthcoming SPE 2017 Polyolefins Conference in Houston, Texas, US.

Uflex Presents the Game-Changer in Pharma Packaging
Conventionally polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and bi-axially oriented polyamide, BOPA (commonly known as BON) films have been extensively used in cold-formed pharma packaging industry.

Come and Join the Parkside Picnic at Packaging Innovations 2017
Speciality packaging manufacturer Parkside will be bringing a UK favourite to the forthcoming Packaging Innovations, the Parkside Picnic, featuring Cadbury chocolate fingers, Wall's sausage rolls and Seabrook Crisps to name a few of the innovations being showcased on stand.

White Papers

Design and Development of Glass Bottles
SYSTEMPACK Manufaktur provides services for development and production of proprietary bottles....

Packaging Solutions: Cartoners, Carton Formers and Topload Systems
This free white paper gives further information on packaging solutions provided by Carpentier, including carton formers and closers, traypackers and topload systems....

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...

The Design Hub: A Creative Space to Solve your Packaging Needs
The Design Hub combines creative thinking and technical know-how to offer a seamless transition through the phases of product development and production....

Direct Marking for FDA UDI Compliance
Direct marking is an important component of the FDA Unique Device Identification (UDI) regulation. The purpose of UDI is to establish a standard method for identifying and tracing medical...


Premium pet care: how can packaging add value to animal products?
The pet product market is going through a makeover as animal needs become more apparent. Eloise McLennan explores the ways the brands can use packaging to add value to pet products identified by GlobalData

Flex appeal: the growth of flexible packaging
Flexible packaging is making waves in the market thanks to its versatile applications and potential for innovation. Eloise McLennan explores how leading industry figures view the future of the format, as revealed in a recent GlobalData report

Will the alcoholic drinks industry be the next to face plain packaging restrictions?
With plain packaging being steadily implemented across the tobacco industry, the conversation has now turned to whether the same restrictions should be placed on alcohol. Elliot Gardner finds out more.

January's top stories: Packaging tray for Mercadona, New personalised packaging brand
Linpac, along with Norway’s Leroy Seafood Group, is set to produce a range of new food packaging trays for Mercadona, and Nosco, along with Akavit and LCP Complete, has introduced a new brand Sonder. Packaging-gateway wraps-up the key headlines from January, 2017.

Beach combers: the company using recycled beach plastic to create greener packaging solutions
By 2050 there will be more plastic in our oceans than fish. P&G recently announced they will be using recycled beach and ocean plastic for limited-edition shampoo bottles in France, but how feasible is it for other companies to use washed up plastic products in their packaging?


Uflex Aseptic Packaging Manufacturing Plant, Sanand, Gujarat
India-based packaging company Uflex is building a new aseptic packaging manufacturing plant in the Indian city of Sanand, Gujarat.

Nissei Plastic Machinery’s Injection Moulding Machines Manufacturing Facility
Japanese plastic injection moulding machines manufacturer Nissei Plastic Industrial launched a new subsidiary named Nissei Plastic Machinery America in December 2016, as part of its growth strategy to boost its global production and distribution network.

BillerudKorsnas Gruvon to Expand Production Facility in Gruvon, Varmland County
Sweden-based renewable packaging material manufacturer BillerudKorsnäs has announced its plans to expand its manufacturing facility in Gruvön, Sweden, in December 2016.

DS Smith’s Display & Consumer Packaging Plant, Erlensee
UK-based packaging company DS Smith started construction of a new display and consumer packaging plant in Erlensee, Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Germany, in August 2015, for the delivery of creative display and innovative consumer packaging solutions.

Simonds Farsons Cisk’s Beer Packaging Facility, Mriehel
Simonds Farsons Cisk (Farsons) began operations at its new beer packaging facility at its brewery in Mrieħel, Malta, in September 2016.

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