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Sun Branding works with Unilver on new shrink-wrapping

Sun Branding works with Unilver on new shrink-wrapping

Unilever is set to adopt a new shrink-wrap procedure devised by Sun Branding Solutions to eliminate distortion and maintain consistency on packs.

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Rigid Containers completes ICS deal

Rigid Containers completes ICS deal

Rigid Containers has completed the acquisition of ICS Euopaks in Ireland, for an undisclosed fee.

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Closed Loop Recycling chief says “solution is on the table”

Closed Loop Recycling chief says “solution is on the table”

The chief executive of Closed Loop Recycling, Chris Dow, has said that Wrap has a “solution on the table” to ensure the future of plastic recycling.

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Sainsbury’s to relaunch Easter Egg recycling facility

Sainsbury’s to relaunch Easter Egg recycling facility

Sainsbury’s is set to launch its Easter Egg recycling facility again following an initial trial last year.

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Chevler sets up speciality bakery papers arm

Chevler sets up speciality bakery papers arm

Chevler, manufacturer of baking packaging, has established a speciality bakery papers division for an undisclosed fee.

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Seda UK sponsors competition for London Coffee Festival

Seda UK sponsors competition for London Coffee Festival

Seda UK has sponsored a design competition for its cups showcasing at the 2015 London Coffee Festival.

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Kite Packaging launches ‘Stretchy’ cardboard

Kite Packaging launches ‘Stretchy’ cardboard

Kite Packaging has launched a new product which could ‘revolutionise’ the packaging industry.

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Food packs forecast to reach 2 trillion in 2016

Food packs forecast to reach 2 trillion in 2016

The number of food packaging units sold globally rose 3% to 1.9 trillion in 2014, with 2 trillion packs forecast to be sold worldwide in 2016.

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Features

Balancing act for copackers | Suppiler Analysis – Contract Packing

Balancing act for copackers | Suppiler Analysis – Contract Packing

The market is proving to be fraught with new regulations that need to be complied with. However, that hasn’t prevented a great deal of optimism. By Jez Abbott

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Trying to read the label code | Category Focus – Food Labelling (cont.)

Voxpop: Does the public need more nutritional information on pack?

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Filling specialist set to make Euro move | Profile – Peter Nilsson

Filling specialist set to make Euro move | Profile – Peter Nilsson

Des King catches up with Ecolean chief executive Peter Nilsson who is confident he can emulate the firm's Asia-Pacific and China achievements in Europe.

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APP shows its metal with Chinese facility | Analysis

APP shows its metal with Chinese facility | Analysis

Asia Pulp and Paper continues to eye international growth. Waqas Qureshi visited the company’s China operation to learn about its investments and global outlook

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Building brand identity through sustainable packaging

Building brand identity through sustainable packaging

Angus Blundell, marketing director (EMEA) Sun Chemical, looks at the role brand owners can play in ensuring packaging is fit for purpose, while reducing spoilage and food waste.

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A fresh perspective on robots

A fresh perspective on robots

Chris Sumner, managing director of FANUC UK, considers why robotic uptake within the fresh produce segment has been lower than that in other manufacturing sectors.

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Raj Bhardwaj: Wishing won’t reduce those prices

Raj Bhardwaj: Wishing won’t reduce those prices

A look at the latest developments in the corrugated market.

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Soap Box: FPA response to DCLG ‘Litter and fly-tipping’ report

Soap Box: FPA response to DCLG ‘Litter and fly-tipping’ report

Foodservice Packaging Association's Martin Kersh welcomes the DCLG's Litter and fly-tipping in England report, particularly what it means for foodservice operators and pack suppliers.

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Equipment

Pacepacker develops portable mixed tray loader

Pacepacker develops portable mixed tray loader

Pacepacker Services has developed a new offline, portable Mixed Tray Loader pick-and-place system.

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International

ELSA aims to strengthen mission with new corporate image

ELSA aims to strengthen mission with new corporate image

Mexican industrial packaging company Envases y Laminados has created a new corporate image inspired by...

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