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New Editor for Retail Packaging

Stuart Pritchard January 8, 2014 0

Hello, I’m Stuart Pritchard, the new boy here in the Editor’s chair at Retail Packaging having been passed the baton by Mike before he retired at the tail end of last year. And for

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Reseal of Approval for Flexico

Stuart Pritchard January 6, 2014 0

If you’ve been pondering lately just what the Top Packaging Breakthrough in the last 25 years has been, then ponder no more, you slight obsessive, for Reclosable Packaging has snapped up the title. Two

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Packtech 2014 Packed With Technology

Bonnie Howard January 2, 2014 0

Packtech 2014 is set to showcase the latest technology to convert any packaging idea into a final product. Taking place on 26 – 27 February at the NEC, the show is offering visitors a packed

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Three shows in one as Print Innovations returns to the NEC

Bonnie Howard December 11, 2013 0

Opening its doors on 26 and 27 February 2014, Print Innovations has rapidly become Europe’s top print and packaging event as companies descend on the show to display their latest printing machinery, technology and techniques. The show has received  unprecedented support

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Faster print turnaround from National Flexible

Bonnie Howard December 4, 2013 0

In a new development, National Flexible has strengthened their offering to an expanding customer base for pre-printed films with the installation of in-house cromalin production facilities. The Yorkshire-based company was formed 20 years ago,

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Huhtamaki acquires BCP Fluted Packaging

Bonnie Howard November 28, 2013 0

Huhtamaki has today acquired BCP Fluted Packaging Limited, a corrugated packaging specialist based in Blackburn, Lancashire. The company employs approximately 120 people and serves the cosmetics, foodservice and confectionery markets. With this acquisition Huhtamaki

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Denny Bros showcases Fix-a-Form® Multipage Labels in Spain

Bonnie Howard November 26, 2013 0

Denny Bros has attracted hundreds of visitors to its Fix-a-Form®Multipage Labels stand at EMPACK 2013 (13-14 November) in Madrid (partnered with LOGISTICS 2013) as it showcased its latest on-pack media products in Spain. The exhibition

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Norwich and Diss employees of Smurfit Kappa deliver a GIANT Christmas wish

Bonnie Howard November 26, 2013 0

Employees from the Norwich and Diss regional sites of Smurfit Kappa, the world leaders in the manufacture of corrugated sheet board and paper-based packaging, are sending a giant Christmas wish this year to the

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Chesapeake Leads The Way In Ink Safety Improvements

Bonnie Howard November 21, 2013 0

Chesapeake Bristol, part of Chesapeake’s Branded Packaging division, is the first self-adhesive label manufacturer in the UK to introduce an ultra-low migration (ULM) ink system as standard for all its customers. The move to

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Ecopack 2014 – Packaging The Future

Bonnie Howard November 20, 2013 0

Ecopack, which returns to the NEC in Birmingham on 26 & 27 February 2014, is keenly anticipated as environmental concerns over packaging and food waste continue to grow. Ecopack is the only UK packaging show reflecting the

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