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Smurfit Kappa Reap Rewards

Smurfit Kappa Reap Rewards

Stuart Pritchard April 11, 2017 0

Congratulations to Smurfit Kappa UK, who have swept the board at the 2017 European Flexographic Industry Association awards and walked away with two golds, four silvers, three bronze and one highly commended award. This

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Those That Can

Those That Can

Stuart Pritchard March 29, 2017 0

Tata Steel will present its full range of high-quality packaging steels plus an exciting range of new product developments at Metpack this year in Hall 1, Stand 1C28, leading the way with Protact® laminated

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Selig Group To Showcase Its Leading Liners At Interpack 2017

Selig Group To Showcase Its Leading Liners At Interpack 2017

Bonnie Howard March 28, 2017 0

Hall 7, level 1, Stand B06 Selig, a leading worldwide manufacturer of tamper evident cap and closure lining materials, will return to Interpack this year to demonstrate its leading induction seal solutions of one

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Gelpack appoints group manufacturing director

Gelpack appoints group manufacturing director

Stuart Pritchard March 22, 2017 0

Gelpack, the Hereford-based manufacturer of high-performance flexible packaging, including films, bags, liners and sacks, has appointed Keith Peate as Group Manufacturing Director. Peate has more than 28-years’ experience in the plastic film extrusion industry,

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Measom Freer Celebrate 80 Years In The Plastics Business!

Measom Freer Celebrate 80 Years In The Plastics Business!

Bonnie Howard March 21, 2017 0

When Gordon & Eve Freer started a business selling buttons in 1937, little did they know that 80 years later their thriving business would still be going from strength to strength. Now in its

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Blister & Bandera

Blister & Bandera

Stuart Pritchard March 14, 2017 0

Manchester-based manufacturer of thermoformed blister packaging, Mister Blister, has invested in a Bandera multi-layer PET rigid film extrusion line, supplied by UK Extrusion Ltd. the exclusive suppliers of Bandera products in the UK. The

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Best of Brum

Best of Brum

Stuart Pritchard March 7, 2017 0

Asda, Britvic, ALDI, Avon, Beiersdorf, Coty, GSK, Harrods and Jaguar Land Rover were just some of the major names attending this year’s Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print. Visitors flocked through the doors to hear

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Packaging Predictions for a post-Brexit Retail Industry

Packaging Predictions for a post-Brexit Retail Industry

Bonnie Howard March 7, 2017 0

Ahead of Pro2Pac (www.pro2pac.co.uk) next week, leading industry experts and suppliers have revealed their business predictions for the year ahead and shared their tips for tackling the challenges that lie ahead for the post-Brexit

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Three Line WIP

Three Line WIP

Stuart Pritchard March 6, 2017 0

Women in Packaging UK (WIP UK), an organisation that connects, supports and recognises female employees in the UK packaging industry, has been boosted by the support of Bobst Group, Parkside and LINPAC. The trio

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Flexible Fusion

Flexible Fusion

Stuart Pritchard March 6, 2017 0

In a key strategic move designed to increase capacity and boost production efficiencies, Mercury Packaging and CPS Flexible Ltd have merged to form a major flexible packaging company with a combined turnover of some

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