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23 July 2017
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Kuraray Co. Ltd. - EVAL™ EVOH Barrier Resins, KURARISTER™ films

Primoreels - Flexible Lidding Solutions for Dairy and Drinks Containers

swop - 7-10 November 2017 - Exhibition for the Entire Value Chain of the Processing and Packaging Industry in China

Integrated Packaging - Stretch Film Wrap and Stretch Wrapping Equipment

Parkside Flexibles Europe Limited - Printed Plastic and Paper Reels, Pouches, Bags and Shrink Sleeves

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Press Releases

Fischköppe Packaging Days, Hamburg, from Design to Print
Brands are required to be perceived as being brightly shining. And packaging performs as ideal platform to provide a vibrant setting for the product.

Light and Innovative: BERICAP Closures at drinktec
BERICAP will be participating as an exhibitor at this year's drinktec in Munich.

CPS Case Packing Systems to Attend Pack Expo in Las Vegas, USA
CPS will exhibit the new CLP Pick & Place casepacker for MAP trays, flowpacked products, chops and semi-flexible bags horizontal secundairy packing in American style boxes, cardboard trays and crates.

Uflex Assumes Larger Role in Global Fight Against Counterfeiting
Uflex Limited has always been at the forefront of the fight against counterfeiting with its most contemporary and technologically advanced anti-counterfeiting and brand protection solutions.

FCMG Future Area of swop Will Show Innovative Packaging Ideas
If you had to make a list of the things that are most important for a product's success, packaging would undoubtedly be near the top.

White Papers

Optimal Barrier and Product Protection
starblocker protects your products optimally against the premature loss of freshness, aroma and flavour. In addition, these films offer an excellent migration barrier against mineral...

EVOH Barrier Resins and Monolayer Film
Kuraray Co Ltd is a world leader in the production and development of EVOH (ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer) barrier plastic raw materials....

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....

Eklipse™ Shrink Sleeve
We are offering Shrink Sleeves with a new high-performing light-blocking shrink film: Eklipse™....

Pre-Calibrated PET Packaging Analyzer for Crystallinity Determination in PET Containers
The MB3600-CH80 enables precise determination of several PET quality attributes such as crystallinity, moisture content, wall thickness or intrinsic viscosity. Analysis is performed within a...


Inside Packaging – Market Focus Special Issue – August 2017
In this issue: The latest research, insights and analysis from GlobalData, including trends in the packaging industry and how pack designs can add value to baby products

Clean labels: the importance of product transparency
The health and wellness trend has had a large effect on the packaging industry. Sarah Power finds out what ‘clean label’ means and whether companies are embracing it.

Brand interactivity: consumer engagement within beverages
Previously just an inert delivery medium, packaging is rapidly becoming an active component of a product, enabling firms to engage with customers and monitor the integrity of their wares. Barry Mansfield looks at how the latest developments in ‘smart’ technology are being applied in the beverage sector.

Flexible Solutions: are packs meeting consumer demands?
With a large percentage of flexible solutions now incorporating reclose systems, the industry needs to question if current products meet consumer expectations. Andy Singh finds out more.

Are packaging manufacturers doing enough for visually impaired consumers?
While legislation is in place to ensure visually impaired individuals have braille information on their pharmaceutical goods, is enough being done in other consumer areas to ensure everyone is catered for? Elliot Gardner speaks to Color Me Blind packaging designer Alexandra Burling.


Kendall Packaging’s Pittsburg Facility Expansion, Kansas
Kendall Packaging is building a $10m expansion of its manufacturing facility in Pittsburg, Kansas, US.

Kruger PM 10 Rebuild Project, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec
Canadian containerboard and packaging products manufacturer Kruger, completed a major construction project at its Trois-Rivières Mill located in Québec, Canada, in May 2017.

LyondellBasell’s High-Density Polyethylene Plant
Plastics, chemical and refining company LyondellBasell announced its final decision to establish a new high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plant at its La Porte complex, Texas, US, in July 2016.

Spectra Packaging Manufacturing Plant Expansion, Suffolk
Spectra Packaging is undertaking an expansion of its existing facility in Sparrowhawk near Halesworth, Suffolk, UK, in order to meet the increasing demand for its packaging products.

Ispak’s Flexible Packaging Manufacturing Facility, Izmit
Kibar Holding's subsidiary Ispak Ambalaj opened a new manufacturing and production facility in Asim Kibar Organized Industrial Zone (AKOSB), Izmit, Turkey, marking one of the biggest flexible packaging plants in the country.

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