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New corrugator at Rigid Wellington plant

New corrugator at Rigid Wellington plant

May 19, 2015 1 Comment »

Rigid Containers’ 1.8m corrugator purchased earlier this year is due to be started up at its Wellington plant during July. Read More »

SIG launches new robotic magazine for production efficiency

SIG launches new robotic magazine for production efficiency

May 18, 2015 No Comments »

SIG Combibloc has launched the R-CAM robotic magazine for high-speed filling machines that fill up to 24,000 carton packs per hour. Read More »

K-1 invests in Nilpeter Flexo press

K-1 invests in Nilpeter Flexo press

May 11, 2015 No Comments »

K-1 Packaging Group has purchased a 22” Nilpeter FA-6 press specifically to meet the company’s growing flexible packaging business. Read More »

New BCS equipment increases Jenpack versatility

New BCS equipment increases Jenpack versatility

May 11, 2015 No Comments »

Germany-based packaging materials supplier Jenpack has purchased a new BCS (British Converting Solutions) - Autobox Boxmaker. Read More »

Ultimate Packaging makes £4m flexo press investment

Ultimate Packaging makes £4m flexo press investment

April 28, 2015 No Comments »

North East Lincolnshire-based Ultimate Packaging based is making further investment to remodel its food standard factory. Read More »

Coca-Cola cap producer supports sustainability drive

Coca-Cola cap producer supports sustainability drive

April 23, 2015 No Comments »

Chilean plastics processor Envases has recently invested in two high-speed Sumitomo (SHI) Demag El-Exis SP injection moulding machines. Read More »

£1.5m investment harnesses ‘shelf-ready’ potential for Connect

£1.5m investment harnesses ‘shelf-ready’ potential for Connect

April 23, 2015 No Comments »

Connect Packaging has invested over £1.5m in new equipment to help harness the potential of the shelf-ready packaging market. Read More »

Schubert aids Natures Organics with TLM line

Schubert aids Natures Organics with TLM line

April 16, 2015 No Comments »

Australian personal care specialist Natures Organics has seen a boost in productivity after installing a new TLM line from Schubert Read More »

Pacepacker Services provides palletiser for topsoil specialist

Pacepacker Services provides palletiser for topsoil specialist

January 8, 2015 Comments Off on Pacepacker Services provides palletiser for topsoil specialist

Turf dressings and topsoil provider Binder Loams has invested in an automated Blu-Robot palletiser from Pacepacker Services. Read More »

Packaging Automation improves efficiency at Valefresh

January 7, 2015 Comments Off on Packaging Automation improves efficiency at Valefresh

Valefresh has installed a Packaging Automation (PA) Revolution tray sealer, which it says has improved efficiencies and reduced costs. Read More »

LVF eyes growth with £530k machinery investment

LVF eyes growth with £530k machinery investment

December 10, 2014 Comments Off on LVF eyes growth with £530k machinery investment

Leeds Vacuum Formers (LVF) has invested £530,000 in two new pieces of machinery that it said will increase its capacity by 25% Read More »

Nairns Oatcakes installs new Loma Systems kit

Nairns Oatcakes installs new Loma Systems kit

December 5, 2014 Comments Off on Nairns Oatcakes installs new Loma Systems kit

Nairns Oatcakes have installed a second, CW3 Combination Checkweigher and Metal Detection unit from Loma Systems to further increase the capacity of its latest state-of-the-art production line Read More »

Graphic Packaging looks to boost speed and quality with new Heidelberg press

Graphic Packaging looks to boost speed and quality with new Heidelberg press

October 24, 2014 Comments Off on Graphic Packaging looks to boost speed and quality with new Heidelberg press

Graphic Packaging International has commissioned the UK’s first 18,000sph Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 145 press Read More »

Latin America sees increased demand for automated packaging

Latin America sees increased demand for automated packaging

October 22, 2014 Comments Off on Latin America sees increased demand for automated packaging

Automated packaging in Latin America is expected to grow rapidly due to burgeoning retail market, a new report claims Read More »

Marchesini Group bullish about future growth with new investments

Marchesini Group bullish about future growth with new investments

October 22, 2014 Comments Off on Marchesini Group bullish about future growth with new investments

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