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Film converter invests to impress

The Engineered Films business unit of Clondalkin Flexible Packaging has completed a multi-million euro investment in two Comexi F2 high-speed printing presses for its manufacturing sites at Flexoplast in Harlingen, The Netherlands, and Wentus in Höxter, Germany.

Gizeh growth expected with Canada plant

Germany-based plastics packaging producer, Gizeh, is establishing a production unit in Canada to supply its customers in North America and expand its business there.

Europe to get Affinity with polyolefin elastomers

Dow Elastomers, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, is to begin production of Affinity GA polyolefin elastomers (POEs) for hot melt adhesives in Tarragona, Spain, marking the first time that the company has produced the materials in Europe.

Croatian capacity boost for EcoCortec

Film and bag manufacturer EcoCortec is to double its manufacturing and warehousing capacities as phase three of its Beli Manastir, Croatia plant expansion gets underway.

Coperion and K-Tron join forces

Feeding, dosing and pneumatic conveying equipment supplier, K-Tron, is to operate under the brand name Coperion K-Tron.

Barrier tub wins Scanstar

A customised polypropylene oxygen barrier packaging from RPC Superfos has been awarded with a Scanstar 2013.

Plastics industry veteran Ken Braney will manage the new operation

Plastics Machinery Group expands in Europe

US-based Plastics Machinery Group (PMG) is expanding its geographic presence with the formation of a new company in Europe, which will sell a full spectrum of new and used plastics processing equipment, including injection moulding, thermoforming, blow moulding and extrusion machinery.

Sone’s chief executive Raymond Oliver with the company's latest machine, the Arburg Allrounder 520E

SONE to diversify process range

Plastics container manufacturer SONE Products is to introduce injection blow moulding (IBM) to its portfolio as part of a further £700,000 (US$1 million) investment at its County Durham, UK facility.

OYSTAR's chief executive, Markus Ehl

The dairy and food world is group’s OYSTAR

The OYSTAR Group has sold its subsidiary, IWK Verpackungstechnik, to the Canadian company ATS Automation Tooling Systems in order to focus more tightly on its Dairy and Food division.

Linpac savours ‘on-the-go’ growth

To meet demand from the growing lunchtime 'on-the-go' food market, Linpac Packaging has extended its Freshware range for sweet and savoury foods.

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