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Sonoco to invest $20m on new Malaysian facility and studio at Hartsville HQ

April 22, 2014 No Comments »

Global packaging company Sonoco is to invest $20m (£12m) to build a new, high-speed composite can production facility near Kuala Lampur, Malaysia Read More »

Sandland Packaging swoops for local rival

April 17, 2014 No Comments »

Sandland Packaging, the West Midlands-based cardboard box manufacturer, has completed the acquisition of local competitor Conyers Packaging through administrators Nationwide Acquisitions, for an undisclosed fee Read More »

International Paper invests $60m in Polish paper mill rebuild

International Paper invests $60m in Polish paper mill rebuild

April 11, 2014 No Comments »

International Paper has restarted its coated paperboard machine at its Polish Kwidzyn mill after the completion of the machine rebuild Read More »

Bosch Packaging Technology relocates to new site in Japan

Bosch Packaging Technology relocates to new site in Japan

April 11, 2014 No Comments »

Bosch Packaging Technology has moved into a new €1.6m facilty at Musashi, 70 km north of Tokyo Read More »

Packaging Automation supplies tray sealer to Southern Salads

Packaging Automation supplies tray sealer to Southern Salads

April 11, 2014 No Comments »

Packaging Automation has delivered a high speed eclipse SL6 tray sealer Southern Salads, supplier of freshly prepared salads and vegetables Read More »

Sherwood press invests £250,000 in new ‘Smart Centre’

Sherwood press invests £250,000 in new ‘Smart Centre’

April 10, 2014 No Comments »

Sherwood Press is to open a new ‘Smart Centre’ at its Nottingham site to house the group’s creative team including an investment of £250,000 in new equipment Read More »

Beacon Packaging invests £1m in equipment and new staff

Beacon Packaging invests £1m in equipment and new staff

April 4, 2014 No Comments »

Beacon Packaging, corrugated box manufacturer, is to create up to 10 new jobs and boost annual revenues by up to a fifth after investing £1.1m in its biggest ever machine Read More »

Rexam starts construction work on new Swiss plant

Rexam starts construction work on new Swiss plant

April 4, 2014 No Comments »

Global beverage can maker Rexam has started construction of its new £115m plant in Widnau, Switzerland Read More »

Sappi unveils €61m Alfeld mill paper machine rebuild

Sappi unveils €61m Alfeld mill paper machine rebuild

April 3, 2014 No Comments »

Sappi Fine Paper Europe, European producer of coated fine paper, has inaugurated the €61m transformation of its Alfeld Mill PM2 papermaking machine Read More »

Coca-Cola officially unveils £30m Wakefield warehouse facility

Coca-Cola officially unveils £30m Wakefield warehouse facility

March 25, 2014 No Comments »

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has officially opened its £30m automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS) warehouse at its Wakefield factory Read More »

Springfield scores Euro first with Screen investment

March 24, 2014 No Comments »

Label and packaging specialist Springfield Solutions has invested £570,000 in a new Screen Truepress Jet L350UV digital label press Read More »

IWM launches expanded range of sanitisers at Foodex

IWM launches expanded range of sanitisers at Foodex

March 21, 2014 No Comments »

IWM is set to display for the first time its updated and expanded SAN100e range of sanitising/barrier tunnels Read More »

KHS to present ‘flexible, sustainable and cost-saving’ technology at Interpack 2014

KHS to present ‘flexible, sustainable and cost-saving’ technology at Interpack 2014

March 20, 2014 No Comments »

KHS will be represented in Hall 13, Booth A31 at Interpack 2014 - Düsseldorf, Germany 8-14 May Read More »

Quick start tunnel freezer to be showcased at Foodex 2014

Quick start tunnel freezer to be showcased at Foodex 2014

March 20, 2014 No Comments »

Air Products will be showcasing its compact tunnel freezing system that uses liquid nitrogen to quickly freeze a variety of food products at Foodex Read More »

Multivac presents end-to-end thermoforming line at Interpack

Multivac presents end-to-end thermoforming line at Interpack

March 20, 2014 No Comments »

Multivac will be presenting a turnkey, end-to-end thermoforming packaging line at Interpack 2014, which it says fulfils the highest requirements of flexibility, ergonomics and precision Read More »