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Magnum P.I. (Packaging Ingenuity)

Stuart Pritchard May 12, 2014 0

Offering exceptional strength in a compact size, the evocatively named Magnum Smooth Wall has been added to the range of folding large containers (FLCs) from Schoeller Allibert, a world leader in plastic reusable transit

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Crispy Crust Container Concept

Stuart Pritchard May 9, 2014 0

One of Europe’s leading manufacturers of plastic containers for the food industry, Faerch Plast, has unveiled its latest slice of the industry action by introducing a new pizza box concept. Faerch Plast’s new pizza

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Stuart Pritchard May 8, 2014 0

The PPMA Group has announced the appointment of Andrew Stark as our new Chief Operating Officer. Andrew, who joins this month, has a strong sales and marketing background and has spent the last nine

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TopLife Milks Market

Stuart Pritchard May 7, 2014 0

TopLife Formula, the natural pet milk treats for dogs, puppies, cats and kittens has announced significant growth in sales following a re-launch of its full range of pet milks during the latter half of

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Greene King Get Crafty

Stuart Pritchard May 6, 2014 0

Alcoholic absolute-monarch Greene King has been producing craft beers in Bury St Edmunds since 1799, yet it was not fully capitalising on the growing trend for small batch, speciality beers. So, at the end

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Rieke Funnel Ideas…

Stuart Pritchard May 2, 2014 0

Rieke Packaging Systems has developed a new closure and funnel combination for tin cans with 32mm REL opening to allow the fast and easy pouring of fuel additives and other chemicals. The 32mm closure

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PPMA Award Entry Extended

Stuart Pritchard May 1, 2014 0

Good news now for tardy types, as the deadline date for entries into the PPMA Group Industry Awards has now been extended until June 6th! The Awards will take place on 30th September 2014,

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The Linx Effect

Stuart Pritchard April 30, 2014 0

Coding and marking specialist Linx Printing Technologies has started construction of its new purpose-built headquarters in St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, with the company planning to transfer from its existing premises in spring 2015. The major

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Sweet Success at Tetra Pak

Stuart Pritchard April 29, 2014 0

In an industry first, Tetra Pak® has announced that all of the packaging it produces in Brazil now uses bio-based low-density polyethylene (LDPE).   Combined with paperboard, the use of bio-based LDPE made from

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SurePress Sure-Thing for Label Tec

Stuart Pritchard April 28, 2014 0

Scotland’s Airdrie-based Label Tec has been printing labels for the spirits, cosmetics, white goods and pharmaceutical markets for over 19 years, and moving ever onwards has announced that it has just invested in its

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