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20 November 2018
Industry News

Co-op rolls out new compostable carriers bags across 1,000 UK stores
British retailer Co-op has rolled out compostable carriers bags to more than 1,000 food stores across the country, as part of its commitment to eliminate single-use plastic bags.

Tetra Pak and Veolia to recycle used beverage carton components in EU
Food processing and packaging solutions company Tetra Pak has partnered with global resource management company Veolia to recycle all components of used beverage cartons collected across the European Union by 2025.

Intertape Polymer buys 26% interest in packaging tapes maker Powerband
Packaging products and systems company Intertape Polymer Group (IPG) has completed the acquisition of the remaining 26% interest in India-based packaging tapes manufacturer Powerband Industries for $9.9m.

Resource Label buys US manufacturer Best Label
Resource Label Group, a pressure-sensitive labels provider for the packaging industry, has completed the acquisition of US-based label manufacturer Best Label.

Press Releases

Digital Print for Barrier Protection
Folienprint RAKO specialises in the development and manufacture of printing solutions and films for flexible packaging and shrink-sleeves.

Herti is to exhibit at VINITECH-SIFEL, an international trade show in the vine, wine, fruit and vegetable industries.

German Sales Manager Joins Oxipack Team
To provide our German speaking customers with the best possible advice, Oxipack has expanded the team with a very experienced German colleague who knows the leak detection market very well.

Sustainable Shrink Sleeves: Latest Technology for PET Containers
German company Folienprint uses the latest technologies in printing, including the HP Indigo 20000 and Esko's HD Flexo. 

Uflex Posts Highest Ever Quarterly Production Volume
Uflex Limited reported a 10.6% increase in overall sales volume on a year-on-year basis, achieving the highest ever consolidated net revenue of Rs2,020.8 crore for the quarter ending 30 September 2018.

White Papers

FT-NIR Solutions for the Simultaneous Analysis of Multiple Properties
ABB’s innovative FT-NIR systems have been designed to allow users to conduct quick and accurate analysis of multiple sample properties in a single operation for maximum efficiency.

Pre-Calibrated PET Packaging Analyser 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 few seconds, as an alternative to slower laboratory methods.

Innovative and Intelligent Manufacturing Solutions
Building rugged custom converting machinery and equipment is our specialty. We realise that every customer has unique applications that are specific to their business.

The Way to Convey is Profileflex – High-Quality and Economical
A high-quality modular conveyor system, ProfileFlex is used by major multinationals in the plastics, food, tissue, automotive and medical industries worldwide.

6LD World’s Fastest Head Leak Tester – Productivity Benefits and Capital Savings
The 6LD has been the world’s fastest single head leak tester in the world for well over a decade. A few years ago we did a peak run at 17,475 small bottles per hour and this can be seen on our YouTube channel PROFILE1963.

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