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Bekaert Solaronics to install infrared drying system GemDryer and energy recovery system at Kartonsan Karton Sanayi ve Ticaret in Izmit, Turkey

By Mon, Nov 18, 2013

ARMENTIERES, France, Nov. 18, 2013 (Press Release) -

Bekaert Solaronics received an important order from Andritz group for the rebuilt of the drying equipment at Kartonsan Karton Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. in Izmit, Turkey. The objective of the investment is to increase duplex and triplex board production from 100,000 to 160 000 tons per year.

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Sweden's Innventia and design studio Tomorrow Machine receive Bio category prize at Plastovationer Awards for Sustainable Expanding Bowl

By Sun, Nov 17, 2013

STOCKHOLM, Nov. 15, 2013 (Press Release) -The expanding and self-opening food package Sustainable Expanding Bowl was awarded the the Bio category prize during Plastovationer Awards on 13 November in connection with Elmia Subcontractor in Jönköping.


First paper wine bottle ‘PaperBoy’ introduced by California wine company Truett-Hurst

By Tue, Nov 12, 2013

HEALDSBURG, CA, Nov. 12, 2013 (PRNewswire) -Wine industry leader in innovation Truett-Hurst Inc. wine company of Healdsburg, California, says no to marketing green-washing. The release of the first paper wine bottle in the U.S. from Truett-Hurst Inc. is the real thing.

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Smurfit Kappa launches new digital on-demand printing for shelf ready packaging

By Tue, Nov 12, 2013

DUBLIN, Ireland, Nov. 12, 2013 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa delivers brand owners a new level of flexibility in packaging yet to grace the world's supermarket aisles. Its latest innovation in digital on-demand printing enables marketers to react quickly to market trends with fully-customised shelf ready packaging to reflect the latest offers, promotions and fast-reaction marketing campaigns, more usually seen in other forms of advertising.


Bag-in-box maker Liqui-Box to upgrade two of its manufacturing facilities in UK and Ohio

By Fri, Nov 15, 2013

WORTHINGTON, OH, Nov. 15, 2013 (PRNewswire) -Liqui-Box, the leading innovator of sustainable packaging solutions for the delivery of liquid products, today announced planned upgrades to two of its manufacturing facilities. Liqui-Box will install two new high capacity, multi-lane bag machines, automate multiple processes and upgrade its film extrusion capabilities.


DS Smith's Tilburg corrugated plant hit by industrial action; more strikes loom next week

By Irina Van den Neste Thu, Nov 14, 2013

BRUSSELS, Nov. 14, 2013 (RISI) -Operations at DS Smith's (DSS) packaging plant in Tilburg, the Netherlands, were interrupted on Wednesday, November 13, due to a strike. Around 60 workers downed tools during 24 hours demanding a 1.5% salary increase, according to the FNV Bondgenoten trade union.

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CPI asserts corrugated packaging has no substantial impact on waste problem

By Wed, Nov 13, 2013

SWINDON, UK, Nov. 13, 2013 (Press Release) -It's a myth that eliminating corrugated packaging will automatically reduce the amount of waste in the food supply chain insists Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI), which is supporting its stance with recycling figures and information on enhanced production processes.

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China (Guangzhou) International Packaging Products Gala 2014 to be held from March 3-5, 2014

By Tue, Nov 12, 2013

HONG KONG, Nov. 13, 2013 (Press Release) -According to a report by, global demand for packaging machineries is on a 5.3% annual growth. China is one of the major exporters of packaging machinery and materials especially towards USA, India, South East Asia and Russia.


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