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Investment & installations
News on investment and equipment installations at packaging manufacturers, packing operations and materials suppliers
Gebo Cermex is launching a new automatic vertical case erector for Americanstyle Regular Slotted Container (RSC) cardboard boxes.
Scottish corrugated firm The UPAC Group is in bullish mood following a slew of investments after its acquisition of the Colour Carton Company (CCC) nine months ago.
Delta Packaging has opened a 10,000 sqm purpose built factory in Poland as part of its £40m investment plan.
German protective packaging firm Storopack is launching an improved version of its FOAMplus Bagpacker packaging system.
Friedheim International has supplied a Baumann-Wohlenberg 115 high speed cutter to Point Control Print Finishing.
Rigid Containers has installed a new corrugated board machine at its Somerset site.
Roberts Mart & Co has invested £2million in new equipment, leading to the creation of 16 new jobs, at the company’s Leeds-based production facility.
Packaging companies could save thousands if they invest before the end of the year, according to an asset finance specialist.
Safapac, the contract manufacturer and packer of speciality chemicals, has installed a new £400,000 suspension plant.
Simply Cartons has invested in eight KBA Rapida 106 printing units offering both UV and conventional production.
Leeds Vacuum Formers (LVF) has invested £1m which it says will enable it to double its turnover within the next five years.
Binding and print finishing company Larkbeare Services has upgraded its cutting capabilities with the installation of a Baumann-Wohlenberg 115 high speed cutter.
Elanders UK has more than trebled the size of its Elanders Packaging operation in Scotland with a site relocation.
Speciality paper manufacturer Munksjoe has announced an investment programme at its paper mill in Rottersac, France.