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DS Smith Packaging Opens State Of The Art ‘Clean Room’ In Northants Plant

DS Smith Packaging Opens State Of The Art ‘Clean Room’ In Northants Plant

Bonnie Howard July 31, 2013 0

DS Smith Packaging has opened a purpose-built ‘clean room’ manufacturing facility at its Wellingborough plant in Northamptonshire. The plant will enable the packaging of foods, pharmaceuticals and electronics in a sanitised, safe environment. Dominic

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Skanem Wins Prestigious Awards at FINAT 2013

Skanem Wins Prestigious Awards at FINAT 2013

Bonnie Howard July 30, 2013 0

Skanem has won a total of 3 awards, and received 12 commendations in the 33rd Label Awards competition, held at FINAT 2013. The FINAT 2013, Annual Congress was held in the second week of June,

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UCP Celebrates 50th Anniversary

UCP Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Bonnie Howard July 30, 2013 0

United Closures Plastics Ltd has celebrated its 50th anniversary with a visit by Chloe Smith, Member of Parliament for Norwich North, to mark the significant achievement. The UCP factory in Salhouse Road, Norwich employs

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Dragon Loves Da Pop

Dragon Loves Da Pop

Bonnie Howard July 17, 2013 0

Multi-millionaire Dragon Peter Jones met Martin, Tom and Christian, the entrepreneurs behind ‘Love Da Pop’ popcorn, on Dragons Den and immediately recognised the commercial potential in the three Saatchi and Saatchi Executives.  Their pitch

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Innovative Packaging Machinery Reflects on 50 years of Developments

Innovative Packaging Machinery Reflects on 50 years of Developments

Chantell Keston July 17, 2013 0

Packaging Automation has recently celebrated reaching its 50 year milestone. The anniversary was a chance for Anthony Penn, the Chairman and the founder’s son to reflect on the development of food packaging and the

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Beiersdorf Partners With Global Closure Systems For Nivea Breakthrough Product

Beiersdorf Partners With Global Closure Systems For Nivea Breakthrough Product

Bonnie Howard July 17, 2013 0

Global Closure Systems has been awarded global lead developer and sole supplier of closures for Nivea’s new Inshower Body Moisturiser. The main reasons behind Beiersdorf’s choice were GCS design capability, short lead time and technical performance, along with GCS expertise in producing the moulds

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Packaging Innovations 2014 Returns to the NEC

Packaging Innovations 2014 Returns to the NEC

Bonnie Howard July 15, 2013 0

  Packaging Innovations returns to the NEC next February with the launch of Converting Innovations, a new co-located show providing converting suppliers a unique UK forum to meet their market. Taking place on 26 and 27 February

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Design Takes Shape at Packaging Innovations London

Design Takes Shape at Packaging Innovations London

Bonnie Howard July 5, 2013 0

The Brand & Design Village, co-located with Packaging Innovations London, will be buzzing with creativity as some of the best agencies in the business sign up to showcase their latest designs at the Business

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PPS Toast Starpack Award Of Excellence Win

PPS Toast Starpack Award Of Excellence Win

Bonnie Howard July 4, 2013 0

Professional Packaging Service (PPS) is toasting its recent success having been granted the Award of Excellence at the prestigious Starpack Industry Awards, a scheme which has been celebrating excellence in packaging design for 54

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The Carlyle Group Acquires Chesapeake

Bonnie Howard July 4, 2013 0

Global Alternative Asset Manager The Carlyle Group have announced the acquisition of Chesapeake, one of the largest global suppliers of value-added paper-based packaging products and services from Irving Place Capital and funds managed by

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