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Paperboard Packaging 2010 - June 23-24 2010, Budapest, Hungary
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One month to go until the start of the Paperboard Packaging conference! This 1.5 day event brings you an unrivaled agenda as well as the excellent networking platform. For more details on presentations, who will be there, and regular event updates visit

Food packaging: New guidelines for paper and board food-contact materials introduced in Europe
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The Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) and the International Confederation of Paper and Board Converters in Europe (CITPA) have launched the voluntary 'Industry Guideline for the Compliance of Paper & Board Materials and Articles for Food Contact.' More

Closed Loop calls for bottle recycling rethink
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The UK waste industry's practice of shipping plastic bottles overseas for recycling is a threat to the future of the UK's infant recycling industry and Britain's wider green economy, according to Closed Loop Recycling, a UK producer of food grade rPET and rHDPE. More

Tetra Pak to introduce FSC-labeled cartons in China
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Tetra Pak will introduce aseptic cartons bearing the label of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) in China starting in July. The Tetra Pak cartons with FSC labels will be available in three carton formats: Tetra Fino Aseptic, Tetra Prisma Aseptic and Tetra Brik Aseptic. It is expected that Tetra Pak cartons with FSC labels will reach 2 billion in 2010 in China alone, with a goal of reaching 14 billion FSC-labeled Tetra Pak packages sold in China in 2011. More

Hanatek Carton Force Analyser
The New Hanatek CFA profiles the forces used when running cartons in automatic packaging lines. It measures substrate stiffness, crease bending resistance and skillet opening force.
Pre-loaded test methods include:
•Tappi T 556, T 543 & T 489

Hanatek Instruments
Bexhill on Sea
East Sussex, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1424 739623

Coffee pack wins prize
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A flexible film package for 450-g Vanilla Hazlenut coffee from Van Houtte won Best New Product in the Packaging Category at the April 15-18 Specialty Coffee Association of America 2010 meeting in Anaheim, Calif. More

Sustainable packaging: Sacramento and RecycleBank team up for innovative partnership
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Residents in Sacramento now have a new incentive to go green. Through a pilot program offered by a public/private partnership with RecycleBank, residents of Sacramento's South Meadowview neighborhood will receive valuable rewards such as savings on groceries, pharmacy costs, sporting goods, school supplies and much more for their recycling efforts. More

Samuel Strapping Systems

From strapping to stretch film and related equipment and tools, Samuel Strapping Systems has all you need to make sure your packages keep their integrity.

Polyprint ups flexo capacity with £1 million press spend
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Mailing bags and food packaging specialist Polyprint Mailing Films has started production on a newly installed Uteco flexo press. Polyprint, which is based at Rackheath near Norwich, installed the £1 million Onyx Central Impression (CI) flexopress from Italian manufacturer Uteco in April. More

Convenience as a mission: Resealability
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In the packaging industry, convenience is at the forefront when it comes to consumer satisfaction and developing strategies for future growth. Whether in the design and manufacturing processes, or as a feature of the packaging itself, convenience is a major influence in our buying decisions. Consumers accustomed to squeeze bottles and pre-packaged meals are likely to snub packaging that is viewed as inconvenient. More

Maintenance and Operating Services for your Mill's Water Treatment
Maintenance and operating services from Siemens allows Pulp and Paper customer's to focus on their paper making operations while we focus on water treatment. Water treatment solutions include operation and maintenance contracts or more complex Build Own Operate (BOO) contracts. You get to focus on making paper, while Siemens provides the water quality and quantity you need at a predictable and cost effective price. In some cases, we can even help customers preserve their capital budgets.

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to find out more how Siemens Water Technologies can provide you with solutions for your water treatment.

Pact Group and CSI partner
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Australasia-based packaging manufacturer Pact Group and Closure Systems International (CSI) for Australia and New Zealand have signed a license agreement, enabling Pact Group to offer its customers CSI's range of global closure technology. "With CSI as our partner, Pact Group is now better positioned to source and manufacture a wide range of high performance, light-weight closure solutions," Lachlan Patton, innovation and product development manager for the Pact Group, said. More

Printpack's shrink sleeve label creates "Splash" for Next Foods
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Three vibrant, exciting shrink label designs were converted and printed by Printpack's Fredericksburg, Va., plant for Next Foods in support of the launch of GoodBelly Splash, a new line of single serve fruit-based probiotic beverages. More

Daibochi eyes health care sector
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Daibochi Plastic and Packaging Industry Bhd aims to tap the opportunities in the health care sector, said its chairman, James Edwin Pushparatnam. He said the sector, which has stringent criteria on product safety, would help to broaden the company's revenue. More

Packaging analysts like potential for Pactiv deal
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According to recent media reports, a three-way bidding war has broken out for control of Pactiv Corp., the major packaging thermoformer and film extruder, with consumer products including Hefty trash bags. More

Allison Systems' long life blades for Gravure and Flexo

Our Super Coat alloy coatings on our Super Gold steel blades are proven to provide good lubrication for Flexo and Gravure, effectively reducing roll wear and blade corrosion where needed.

Consumer Driven Innovations named as winners in 22nd DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation
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DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers announced winners in the 22nd DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation, which the company characterized as exhibiting collaborative innovation across a wide array of geographies and market segments. More

Sustainable packaging: Novelis to invest $15 million in aluminum recycling expansion in Brazil
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Novelis do Brasil Ltda., a subsidiary of Novelis Inc. announced that it has begun work on a US $15 million expansion of recycling capacity at its integrated aluminum rolling and recycling complex in Pindamonhangaba, Sao Paulo. More

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Microwave Consistency Meter FiberScan

Save energy, improve your process with FiberScanONE™ microwave consistency meter! Accurate measurement of the consistency and water mass on wire. FFT pulsation analysis, direct data connection to DCS/QCS systems!

Topog-E Gasket Company

NEW - TOPOG-E® SERIES 2000 HIGH PRESSURE STEAM GASKETS Series 2000 used in steam vessels operating up to 2,000 psi / 636° F.

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