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LVF eyes growth with £530k machinery investment

LVF eyes growth with £530k machinery investment

December 10, 2014 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 »

APP showcases “world’s largest carton-making machine”

APP showcases “world’s largest carton-making machine”

November 27, 2014 3 Comments »

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has showcased what it claims is the largest and fastest carton-making machine in the world. 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 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 »

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 »

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 »