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Pregis Acquires Sharp Packaging Systems (5/11/2017)

With acquisition, company adds bagging systems capability to protective packaging portfolio. 

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Iberpapel to invest EUR 180 million in Production of Flexible Packaging Paper (5/24/2017)

Spain–based company will proceed with Project Hernani, which involves the installation of a new machine/yankee dryer for production of MG paper to be used in the manufacture of flexible packaging.  

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Flexible Packaging Market to Reach $131-plus Billion by 2022 (5/22/2017)

Global market projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.2% during the next five years. 

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ProAmpac Acquires PolyFirst Packaging (9/05/2017)

PolyFirst is a flexible packaging manufacturer that provides new capabilities in cold seal and e-commerce products to complement ProAmpac's existing flexible packaging product offerings.

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Sonoco Invests in High Performance Film Core Production at Hartsville (10/12/2016)

Sonoco Products Co., Hartsville, S.C., USA, reports that it has made a significant investment in the high performance film core production equipment in its Hartsville facility. This investment will enable the company to provide better quality cores for film markets.

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Vonco to Launch Liquid-Tight Packaging Division—LiquaLoc Flexibles (11/10/2016)

Vonco Products, Lake Villa, Ill., USA, a producer of high-performance flexible packaging products, this week announced that it has created a new division—LiquaLoc Flexibles—designed specifically to focus on the liquid-tight packaging market. 


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Label Technology Purchases Laserlox System (9/14/217)

System will service company’s new PCMC 10-color press and legacy mid-web presses in its new flexible packaging plant. 

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Sonoco Acquires Plastic Packaging (11/04/2016)

Company expands key flexible packaging capabilities in southeast U.S., new markets. 


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Huhtamaki to Boost Growth in Flexible Packaging Segment (10/25/2016)

Huhtamaki Oyj, Finland, reports that it will set up three new manufacturing units to boost growth in its Flexible Packaging business segment. The largest of the new units will be located in the greater Cairo area in Egypt and the other two in North East India. In addition, one label manufacturing unit in the Mumbai area will be relocated and modernized. 


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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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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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Mondi Group to Acquire Kalenobel (6/07/2016)

Mondi Group, South Africa, has signed an agreement for the acquisition of 90% of the outstanding share capital in Kalenobel (Kale Nobel Ambalaj Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi), Turkey, from ARGUS Capital, a CEE focused private equity group, and M. Olcay Hephiz, one of the company's founders, for about EUR 90 million on a debt-and-cash-free basis (consideration for 90% of the business).

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Liqui-Box Acquires Maverick (6/08/2016)

Liqui-Box, Richmond, Va., USA, a flexible liquid packaging producer, announced this week that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire both the engineering and flexible operations of Maverick, based in Cape Town, South Africa.

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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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Erdbär Launches Bio-based Premade Pouch with Gualapack (3/23/2017)

The launch of erdbär’s (Germany) Freche Freunde´s new eco-friendly pouch demonstrates the company’s commitment to sustainability, achieving a unique position in the German snack market for kids. The premade multi-layer laminated pouch, with spout and cap, is mainly made of bio-based polyethylene obtained from renewable sources, such as sugar cane—and is a major achievement to reduce the company's environmental footprint.

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Laser Anilox Cleaning Solution for Flexible Packaging and Narrow Web (11/18/2016)

Eaglewood Technologies, Minneapolis, Minn., USA, has introduced Laserlox™, the most intelligent, environmentally safe and effective way to maintain clean anilox rolls.


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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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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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Mondi to Acquie Uralokastic Flexible Packaging (7/11/2016)

Mondi Group, South Africa, has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the outstanding share capital of ZAO Uralplastic-N, Russia, from Joint Stock Company Rusnano and a private investor. The transaction is expected to complete in July 2016.

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