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TheMagicTouch wins again at Trophex

TheMagicTouch wins again at Trophex

TheMagicTouch were awarded the “Best Innovation” accolade for the second successive year at the Trophex exhibition, this time for its CPM transfer process.

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Europen calls for clearer EU legal framework for EPR

Europen calls for clearer EU legal framework for EPR

Europen has called for a clearer EU legal framework for Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for packaging.

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Smurfit Kappa rolls out Shelf Smart service at flagship event

Smurfit Kappa rolls out Shelf Smart service at flagship event

Smurfit Kappa has announced the roll-out of its new Shelf Smart service at its Innovation Event 15-16 April in the Netherlands.

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New Heidelberg folder gluer for Multi Packaging Solutions

New Heidelberg folder gluer for Multi Packaging Solutions

Multi Packaging Solutions in Belfast has taken delivery of new finishing equipment supplied by Heidelberg

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GCS launches new anti-counterfeit closure

GCS launches new anti-counterfeit closure

Global Closure Systems (GCS) has launched a high quality security standard closure for the spirits market.

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MIT sensor detects spoiled meat

MIT sensor detects spoiled meat

MIT has devised what it describes as an inexpensive, portable sensor that can detect gases emitted by rotting meat.

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Entries now open for UK Packaging Awards 2015

Entries now open for UK Packaging Awards 2015

The UK Packaging Awards is open for entries with a new look website

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McDonald’s commits to eliminating deforestation from its supply chain

McDonald’s commits to eliminating deforestation from its supply chain

Fast food giant McDonald’s has announced a global commitment on deforestation encompassing the entire supply chain, including its fiber-based packaging.

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Faerch Plast acquires Anson Packaging

Faerch Plast acquires Anson Packaging

Færch Plast is strengthening its position as a supplier to the expanding global food industry with the acquisition of Cambridgeshire-based Anson Packaging.

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Clondalkin develops packaging to eliminate mineral oil migration

Clondalkin develops packaging to eliminate mineral oil migration

Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Wentus, based in Höxter, Germany, has developed a unique new barrier film for dry food products.

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Kite Packaging launches graduate programme

Kite Packaging launches graduate programme

Kite Packaging has announced that its first ‘Graduate Development Programme’ will be launched this year.

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Smurfit Kappa sells graphic and solid board arms to Aurelius

Smurfit Kappa sells graphic and solid board arms to Aurelius

Pan-European investor Aurelius has acquired the Dutch, Belgian and UK Solid Board and Graphic Board activities from Smurfit Kappa.

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Tesco reports record £6.38bn annual loss

Tesco reports record £6.38bn annual loss

Tesco has announced that it made a loss of £6.38bn in its last financial year, compared with annual pre-tax profit of £2.26bn a year earlier.

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Symphony reduces losses but revenue still down

Oxo-degradable additive firm Symphony Environmental Technologies has registered both a decrease in revenue as well as a decrease in loss in 2014.

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TCL Packaging to host technical learn shop on flexographic print

TCL Packaging to host technical learn shop on flexographic print

TCL Packaging is hosting a technical learn shop on flexographic print processes for flexible packaging.

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PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 17 April 2015

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 17 April 2015

Each week, we publish the average trading price for packaging recovery notes from PRN trading platform the Environment Exchange.

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