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Decision Makers United

Bonnie Howard February 19, 2013 0

PRO2PAC IS RETURNING WITH A NEW LOOK, A NEW LAYOUT, AND THE SAME CONTINUED COMMITMENT TO SHOWCASING THE LATEST INNOVATIONS IN FOOD AND DRINK PACKAGING Scheduled for March 17-20, at London ExCel, it is

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Continuing Growth

Bonnie Howard February 15, 2013 0

WE HAVE BEEN SAYING FOR A WHILE IN THESE COLUMNS HOW THE CONTRACT PACKING INDUSTRY IS THRIVING by Rodney Steel, chief executive, British Contract Manufacturers and Packers Association (BCMPA) It is therefore no surprise

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Packed Out

Bonnie Howard February 14, 2013 0

IN FEBRUARY, BRITAIN’S LEADING PACKAGING COMPANIES WILL BE UNVEILING THEIR LATEST ADVANCES AND NEW PRODUCTS by Matt Benyon, managing director, easyFairs UK Ltd This occurs at the PACKAGING INNOVATIONS NEC exhibition, scheduled for February

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Complete Core at Contract Pack

Bonnie Howard February 11, 2013 0

Complete Core Business Solutions has reported a year of unprecedented growth a significant increase in UK and European contracts.  With Soil Association Accreditation, Complete Core Business Solutions is established as a leading player in

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Payne Opens Up Its Packaging Resolved Survey Results

Chantell Keston February 8, 2013 0

Packaging Innovations Preview, Payne: Stand A33 The continuing importance of openability as the packaging issue that most concerns consumers will be underlined by Payne managing director Martin Dallas at EasyFairs Packaging Innovations at the

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Label Maker Spends on Digital Printing

cMJZ34a5 February 1, 2013 0

HP WS6600 printing press with in-line priming unit Amberley Labels is investing over £750,000 in ‘the industry’s most versatile and productive digital presses’. This Dorset-based supplier of digitally-printed, self-adhesive labels has installed the HP

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Several Products-In-One’ Adhesive Ousts Two For Tea

cMJZ34a5 January 31, 2013 0

The Optimise H99 formula combines a longer open time with a very sharp setting rate, high adhesion, and grab Watton-based KMS Adhesives was recently approached by a quality blender and packer of teas, who wanted

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Group Adopts ‘Bio’ Bags

cMJZ34a5 January 30, 2013 0

Biodegradable polyethylene bags are initially being used for bed linen ranges. Other products will follow Now available across John Lewis outlets, following a phased roll out, are several product lines packaged in biodegradable polyethylene.

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Price Increases Blamed on Raw Material Costs

cMJZ34a5 January 30, 2013 0

Sun Chemical, ‘the world’s largest producer of printing inks and pigments’, has announced a price increase for its European customers across all product lines. The percentage rise ‘will be in the high single digits

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Trade Bodies Unite Over Carrier Bags

cMJZ34a5 January 30, 2013 0

Turner: ‘There’s no evidence to support suggestions that introducing bag charges delivers environmental benefits’ Four major trade associations have joined together to present a united front in lobbying Scottish and UK parliaments and politicians,

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