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Koenig & Bauer and Duran Machinery Unite

Koenig & Bauer expects the acquisition to boost market share in folding carton gluers, strengthen packaging production and boost sales.

Bemis Reaches Agreement To Sell Menasha, WI and Tulsa Facilities to Exopack

Bemis Co., a supplier of flexible packaging materials, announces that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell the company’s Menasha, WI, and Tulsa, OK, facilities to Exopack Holding Corp.

Sustainability in Today's Economy

Provoked by a bustling economy and a misplaced sense of social conscience, sustainability has become part and parcel of our industry's lexicon. All this

Inks Keep Getting Smarter

Group Focuses on Innovation

Among the worldwide flexible packaging organizations, there is one group that is probably least known, open by invitation only and only to those specifically selected for their technical skills: the International Flexible Packaging Network (IFPN).

Retort Pouch Conference a Hit

More than 200 attendees crowded into the Radisson Hotel in Princeton, NJ, April 20-22 to hear the latest developments in retort pouch technology. Traveling

Achieving Drug Compliance through Packaging

Honeywell's magnificent corporate campus in Morristown, NJ, was the venue for the Showcase 2002 conference, “Delivering Innovation through Packaging” (Sept, 17-18, 2002). Attended by more than 200 packaging pros representing virtually the entire pharmaceutical supply chain, the event was hosted by Honeywell as well as five trade organizations/periodicals.

Flex-Pack and Brand Protection Journals Are Musts

Pira Intl., the U.K.-based R&D and marketing institution, has published two journals destined to be “must” reading.

Pet Food Packaging Is Big Business Worldwide

Recently Ahlstrom, the huge Finnish-based high-performance fiber company, sponsored a two-day seminar in Barcelona, Spain, on pet food packaging for dogs

Trends in Flexible Packaging Markets: Two Different Views

The Flexible Packaging Assn. (FPA) has put out its projection of the top five flex-pack markets in the next five years (2000-2005). I must differ with

New Test May Detect Pathogens in PE Food Wrap

Searching for expiry dates and sniffing food to detect spoilage soon may be things of the past. A development in food packaging will alert consumers to

Battle of the Materials Is on for Blister Packaging Market

Long dominated by PVC, the bottom web market for pharmaceutical blister packs now is facing increased competition from a variety of new materials. Although

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