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Marchesini Group bullish about future growth with new investments

Marchesini Group bullish about future growth with new investments

October 22, 2014 No Comments »

Italian packaging equipment giant Marchesini Group is in bullish mood, forecasting a 12% increase in turnover and a slew of investment projects Read More »

Nick Clegg visits British Glass Academy extension site

Nick Clegg visits British Glass Academy extension site

October 21, 2014 No Comments »

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has visited the prospective site of the new British Glass Academy Building in Sheffield, following a £5m funding package earlier this year Read More »

SPOCS brings remote Box Factory machine closer

SPOCS brings remote Box Factory machine closer

October 20, 2014 No Comments »

Corrugated packaging manufacturer The Box Factory has started production on a new Latitude PP 1230 four-colour casemaker line Read More »

Delta opens factory extension in Belfast

Delta opens factory extension in Belfast

October 16, 2014 No Comments »

Delta Print and Packaging has opened an extension to its plant in west Belfast Read More »

Country Products upgrades with Allen Coding kit

Country Products upgrades with Allen Coding kit

October 14, 2014 No Comments »

Family owned firm Country Products has upgraded the production line at its North Yorkshire plant with help from specialist in high performance food industry marking and coding systems, Allen Coding Read More »

DS Smith scores world first with digital print package

DS Smith scores world first with digital print package

October 10, 2014 No Comments »

Corrugated giant DS Smith has bought an Inca Onset S40i, the first packaging company in the world to make the move Read More »

CS Labels turns to Canon for colour proofing

CS Labels turns to Canon for colour proofing

October 8, 2014 No Comments »

CS Labels has bought a new proofer from Canon to provide colour proofs Read More »

Repro-house bolsters proofing with FlexPack

September 29, 2014 No Comments »

Waldo, the reprographic firm, has upgraded its proofing capabilities with FlexPack from Oris Packaging Innovations Read More »

PPMA readies to open doors tomorrow

PPMA readies to open doors tomorrow

September 26, 2014 No Comments »

Over 320 exhibitors from the processing and packaging machinery industry will be at the PPMA Show, which runs from 30 September to 2 October at Birmingham’s Read More »

AG Barr faces multi-million pound bill following carton plant closure

AG Barr faces multi-million pound bill following carton plant closure

September 25, 2014 No Comments »

AG Barr is set to pay £1m in redundancy payments following the closure of its drinks carton plant in Wales Read More »

Ishida automation speeds up breaded products line

Ishida automation speeds up breaded products line

September 23, 2014 No Comments »

Ishida has installed a multihead weigher at Italian food manufacturer Martini Alimentare, which has increased production capacity by 25% Read More »

DYSS machine boosts Image2Print productivity

DYSS machine boosts Image2Print productivity

September 22, 2014 No Comments »

Image2Print has doubled the turnover of its packaging department after installing an AG/CAD DYSS X5 CNC cutting table in its Stockport factory Read More »

Packaging film measurement system entered for PPMA award

Packaging film measurement system entered for PPMA award

September 19, 2014 No Comments »

Rofin-Baasel UK, Universal Converting Equipment (UCE) and Olmec-UK have been shortlisted for the PPMA Partnership Award Read More »

Warren makes investment in paper with new division

Warren makes investment in paper with new division

September 18, 2014 No Comments »

Warren, the independent cartonboard and graphical board stockist, is to develop a new paper sales division across the East & West Midlands areas Read More »

TCL achieves A rating from British Retail Consortium

TCL achieves A rating from British Retail Consortium

September 16, 2014 No Comments »

TCL Packaging has been awarded a top A BRC rating by Lloyds register for its food safety systems and processes at its new 21,300m² factory at Stafford Park, Telford Read More »