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Flexible Packaging

Fusion Flexibles invests in new environmental abatement system to reduce VOC emissions and potentially double printing capacity. more

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London packaging machinery supplier Ilapak UK has used its Vegatronic to run a compostable food wrap film. more

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Richard McKinlay of Axion looks at how Britain's stalling recycling rates can be bettered - and finds flexibles may hold the answer. more

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The global petrochemicals group has added a new high-performance flexible to its Exceed XP series. more

Materials

More reasons to reuse plastic bags as Bradford-based supermarket Morrisons buys stock of B&G antimicrobial flexible plastic bags with Biomaster material technology. more

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RPC Group has announced the acquisition of Nordfolien GmBH for €75 million (approx.. £65.8m GBP). more

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Recyclability research has boosted a revision of guidelines from Plastic Recyclers Europe. more

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Packaging firms Mercury Packaging and CPS Flexibles have joined under one name after the merger earlier this year. more

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Secure mailing bags are available from CPS Flexible, which recently merged with Mercury packaging. more

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An arrat of directors in packaging design will hold talks in a partnership between Packaging Innovations show and the Pentawards. more

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Mini valve gate nozzles for small parts, with small pitch, will be the new feature of Italian hot runner maker Thermoplay’s visit to Interplas. more

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Major companies in the flexible packaging supply chain have set up an advocacy organisation. more

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Excelsior Technologies, a food packaging supplier based in Deeside, North Wales, bought by Mondi for £33 million. more

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Amcor has shared its specialist packaging expertise with UK-charity, ColaLife, to create a packaging solution that enables life-saving medicine to reach remote villages in Africa. more

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The British Plastics Federation (BPF) and the Packaging and Films Association (PAFA) have announced their intention to create a new business group aimed at the plastics and flexible packaging industries in the UK. more

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UK based rigid plastics company, Spectra Packaging, has announced a partnership with a Polish flexible tube manufacturer in order to increase its product offering and provide diversity in the market. more

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UK-based specialist plastic products manufacturer, Plastics Capital, has announced it has conditionally agreed to acquire Lancashire-based Flexipol Packaging Limited for a maximum consideration of £10.64 million. more

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Derbyshire-based supplier to the flexible packaging industry, Optimation Ltd, is holding a three-day demonstration event this week to launch a new bottom-seal bag-making machine in the UK. more

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