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Ampac Improves Anti-Fog Technology for Fresh Produce Packaging (10/18/2016)

Ampac, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, a division of ProAmpac, has engineered an improved anti-fog technology for film used in fresh produce packaging.

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Pritzker Group to Acquire Flexible Packaging Manufacturer ProAmpac (10/26/2016)

Pritzker Group Private Capital, Chicago, Ill., USA, this week announced it will acquire ProAmpac, Cincinnati, Ohio, a leading global flexible packaging company, from Wellspring Capital Management, New York, N.Y.


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Open Systems Announces TRAVERSE Flex-Pack (2/08/2017)

Open Systems Inc., Minneapolis, Minn., USA, a provider of business software, has announced the release of TRAVERSE Flex-Pack. TRAVERSE Flex-Pack is an integrated accounting, distribution, and manufacturing software, designed for the flexible packaging industry.

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Mondi Group Acquires Excelsior Technologies (2/09/2017)

Mondi Group , South Africa, has acquired 100% of the outstanding share capital of Excelsior Technologies Ltd., U.K., from funds managed by Endless LLP and certain other minority shareholders, for a total consideration of £33 million (EUR 38 million), on a debt and cash-free basis.

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Legacy Flexo Installs New PCMC Fusion C Flexographic Press (4/03/2017)

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), Green Bay, Wis., USA, part of Barry-Wehmiller, this week announced that Legacy Flexo, a flexographic printer located in Green Bay, has successfully installed a Fusion C flexographic press.

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Sealed Air Kaustik Launches Flex Pack Plant in Russia (1/03/2017)

U.S. flexible packaging specialist Sealed Air Corp., Charlotte, N.C., USA, has launched production at a new food packaging plant at Volgograd in southwestern Russia. Group subsidiary CJSC Sealed Air Kaustik opened the facility in a renovated factory on the Volgograd industrial complex of local partner, Russian chemicals company JSC Kaustik.

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Ahlstrom Strengthens Position in Sustainable Single-Serve Coffee Materials Market (1/05/2017)

Ahlstrom, Finland, is strengthening its position in Europe as a supplier of fully compostable infusion materials for single-serve coffee capsules together with two best-in-class coffee houses.

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Flexible Packaging Market to Reach $138.680 Billion by 2022 (1/18/2017)

Research and Markets, Dublin, Ireland, has added the Flexible Packaging Market - Forecasts from 2017 to 2022 report to its offering.

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Smurfit Kappa Pouch Up Wins Oscar de L'Emballage Award (1/20/2017)

Smurfit Kappa, Ireland, has developed a new Pouch-Up® packaging solution for Pressade to help with its goal of making juice a more integral part of the family breakfast routine. The Pressade "La Fabrique à jus" has won an Oscar de L'Emballage award for its convenience and ability to keep the product fresher for longer.

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Sonoco Kaunches New Portfolio of Clear Barrier Flexible Packaging (4/05/2017)

Sonoco, Hartsville, S.C., USA, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has launched its ClearGuardT portfolio of flexible packaging. ClearGuard structures provide a clear alternative to aluminum foil or metalized films—an important differentiator in an age when nearly half of consumers would choose one product over another simply because they can see the product inside its packaging, Sonoco notes.

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ProAmpac Acquires Trinity Packaging (4/14/2017)

ProAmpac, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, a flexible packaging company, this week announced that is has acquired Trinity Packaging Corp., a flexible packaging company specializing in large format packaging for the lawn and garden, food, and specialty industrial markets. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Berry Plastics Appoints Galvez President, Consumer Packaging (1/03/2017)

Berry Plastics Group, Evansville, Ind., USA, this week announced that it has appointed Jean-Marc Galvez president of its Consumer Packaging Division. Galvez currently serves as president for Europe, Middle East, India, and Africa for the Berry Plastics Health, Hygiene, and Specialties Division.

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Catalyst Launches New Lightweight Flexible Packaging Product Line (2/17/2017)

Catalyst Paper, Richmond, B.C., Canada, has launched a complete line of new lightweight flexible food packaging papers, branded LEAP, from its FDA-compliant Biron mill in Wisconsin, USA.

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Vonco Products Expands Capabilities of LiquaLoc Flexibles Division (12/05/2016)

Vonco Products, Lake Villa, Ill., USA, a producer of high-performance flexible packaging products, this week announced that it is expanding the capabilities and capacity of its LiquaLoc Flexibles division with investments in equipment and facilities.

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Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury Launches the Standup Pouch (12/07/2016)

Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury (formerly Chadwicks), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, has introduced standup pouches to its flexible packaging product portfolio.

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Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Transfers Ownership to Egeria (12/20/2016)

Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Group, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, this week announced that it has officially transferred ownership to the Dutch based private equity firm, Egeria. This follows the announcement in September that Egeria had signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Group from an affiliate of Warburg Pincus.

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Amcor Completes Alusa Acquisition (6/09/2016)

Amcor, Australia, has now completed the acquisition of Alusa, which is the largest flexible packaging business in South America.

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Lindsay Goldberg Acquires Schur Flexibles Group (7/29/2016)

Lindsay Goldberg, New York, N.Y., USA, this week announced that it has agreed to acquire the Schur Flexibles Group, a manufacturer of flexible packaging products in Europe across a range of end markets including meat and cheese, confectionary, pharmaceutical specialties, and tobacco.

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Packsize International Opens Subsidiary Operation in Australia (4/07/2016)

Packsize International, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, a provider of On Demand Packaging® for businesses with corrugated packaging needs, yesterday (March 6) announced that it has opened a subsidiary operation in Australia.

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Liquid Pouch Packaging Market to Surpass $10.5 billion by 2024 (6/15/2017)

Shifting consumer preference for convenient packing solutions due to demographics and lifestyle dynamics are key trending factors driving liquid packaging demand. High flexibility, low weight, and easy to carry will remain key properties enhancing product penetration.

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