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Nelipak completes purchase of medical thermoformer TABPR in Puerto Rico

Thermoformed medical packager Nelipak Corporation has acquired Puerto Rico-based thermoforming company Tegrant Alloyd Brands of Puerto Rico (TABPR), strengthening its commitment to the North American healthcare market.

Permapack selects Esko’s platforms for process management in packaging production

Swiss packaging firm Permapack has selected Esko’s WebCenter and Automation Engine platforms to improve processes within packaging production.

Toray Plastics launches new anti-fog PET lidding film for PP food trays

US-based Toray Plastics has launched new LumiLid XL7AF anti-fog and easy-peel PET lidding film, developed for use with polypropylene (PP) food trays.

Dai Nippon and SIG Combibloc partner for food and beverage carton business in Japan

Dai Nippon Printing (DNP) has partnered with SIG Combibloc to expand its food and beverage carton business in Japan.

Macfarlane Packaging to develop new distribution centre in Glasgow, Scotland

UK-based Macfarlane Packaging has unveiled plans to develop a new distribution centre in Glasgow, Scotland.

Faerch Plast, Colpac develop new pack design for Tesco’s food-to-go range

Danish packaging solutions provider Faerch Plast and British food packaging firm Colpac have partnered to develop a new pack design for Tesco’s food-to-go range.

Ball acquires British beverage can maker Rexam for $6.1bn

US-based beverage can manufacturer Ball has acquired Rexam for cash and equity worth nearly $6.1bn.

European entities to develop new varnish for food packaging sector

The two-year Svarnish project is expected to complete by the end of August, which is designed to overcome the packaging limitations in the food industry.

Matrix to launch new ultrasonic sealing technology at United Fresh 2015

Pro Mach unit Matrix Packaging Machinery will introduce new vertical-form fill seal solution and fill-and-seal, pre-made pouch machine at United Fresh 2015 in Chicago, US, which will be held from 8 to 10 June.

Vitro secures $950m contract from Constellation Brands

Mexico-based glass manufacturer Vitro has received a new contract from its client Constellation Brands to produce 7.3 billion beer bottles.