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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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Sealed Air Acquires Brazilian Food Packaging Business (8/09/2017)

Company has acquired Deltaplam Embalagens Indústria e Comércio Ltda (Deltaplam), a family owned and operated Brazilian flexible packaging manufacturer.

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Confectionery Packaging Market to Be Nearly $13,200 Million in 2027 (2/14/2018)

Packaging market is nearly $9,200 million in 2017 and is anticipated to touch nearly $13,200 million in 2027, in the process exhibiting a CAGR of 3.7% during the 2017-2027 forecast period. 

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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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Cosmo Films Commissions New CPP line and Metalizer (2/06/2018)

With these new lines, the company's annual CPP films capacity will go from 1,800 metric tons to 9,300 metric tons, and the metalized films will increase from 15,000 metric tons to 22,500 metric tons.

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Transcontinental Acquires Coveris Americas (4/04/2018)

With the acquisition, Transcontinental Inc. becomes a North American leader in flexible packaging. 

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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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Sappi Seal: New Paper-Based Packaging Solution with Integrated Sealing Functionality (4/10/2018)

Sappi introduces innovative paper for flexible packaging with improved sealing properties and increased sustainability.

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Command Packaging Sold to Delta Plastics (2/20/2018)

Command is an industry pioneer and market leading provider of flexible packaging solutions, focused on supplying 100% certifiably sustainable carryout bags across the food service, retail, and grocery industries.

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ProAmpac Acquires Pactech Packaging (4/17/2018)

Pactech's products complement ProAmpac's existing flexible packaging offerings, which primarily serve the medical, industrial, and consumer packaged goods markets.

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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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Sonoco Completes Acquisition of Highland Packaging Solutions (4/16/2018)

Acquisition expands packaging portfolio in fresh produce and dairy for rapidly growing perimeter of the store.

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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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Schur Flexibles Acquires Manufacturers of Premium Packaging (2/23/2018)

Group invests in highly specialized production centers, and is likely to grow to more than EUR 400 million in 2018. Further acquisitions targeted.

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MPS Appoints Fox New President, North America (2/21/2018)

Tim Fox brings a lot of experience in general management, sales, and service, and will be responsible to further grow MPS' North American organization.

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Farnell Packaging Purchases Laserlox Anilox Cleaning System (2/26/2018)

Farnell chose Laserlox as part of its sustainability initiative to replace the plant’s liquid cleaning operation with an environmental solution.

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Sincerity Launches New Project Development Initiatives with Key Industry Players (2/28/2018)

New initiatives expected to add millions in revenue in 2018.

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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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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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