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Erdbär Launches Bio-based Premade Pouch with Gualapack (3/23/2017)

The launch of erdbär’s (Germany) Freche Freunde´s new eco-friendly pouch demonstrates the company’s commitment to sustainability, achieving a unique position in the German snack market for kids. The premade multi-layer laminated pouch, with spout and cap, is mainly made of bio-based polyethylene obtained from renewable sources, such as sugar cane—and is a major achievement to reduce the company's environmental footprint.

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Sealed Air Acquires Brazilian Food Packaging Business (8/09/2017)

Company has acquired Deltaplam Embalagens Indústria e Comércio Ltda (Deltaplam), a family owned and operated Brazilian flexible packaging manufacturer.

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ProAmpac Completes Acquisition of Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Orlando (8/24/2017)

With the addition of Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Orlando, ProAmpac has 23 manufacturing sites in North America, Europe, and Asia, with 3,100 employees supplying more than 5,000 customers in 90 countries.

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ProAmpac Acquires Trinity Packaging (4/14/2017)

ProAmpac, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, a flexible packaging company, this week announced that is has acquired Trinity Packaging Corp., a flexible packaging company specializing in large format packaging for the lawn and garden, food, and specialty industrial markets. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Sonoco Kaunches New Portfolio of Clear Barrier Flexible Packaging (4/05/2017)

Sonoco, Hartsville, S.C., USA, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has launched its ClearGuardT portfolio of flexible packaging. ClearGuard structures provide a clear alternative to aluminum foil or metalized films—an important differentiator in an age when nearly half of consumers would choose one product over another simply because they can see the product inside its packaging, Sonoco notes.

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Flexible Packaging Market to Reach $131-plus Billion by 2022 (5/22/2017)

Global market projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.2% during the next five years. 

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PCMC Names Wall Value Stream Leader of Flexographic Printing (10/3/2017)

Dave Wall brings in-depth knowledge and years of experience serving customers to his new role.

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Seville Flexpack Acquired by Südpack (10/4/2017)

Südpack is one of Germany’s leading providers of flexible packaging.

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Feldmuehle Heat-Sealable Paper Environmentally Friendly Solution for Flexible Packaging (12/12/2017)

Heat-sealable packaging paper runs successfully at NOMI Co-Packing.

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Legacy Flexo Installs New PCMC Fusion C Flexographic Press (4/03/2017)

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), Green Bay, Wis., USA, part of Barry-Wehmiller, this week announced that Legacy Flexo, a flexographic printer located in Green Bay, has successfully installed a Fusion C flexographic press.

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Iberpapel to invest EUR 180 million in Production of Flexible Packaging Paper (5/24/2017)

Spain–based company will proceed with Project Hernani, which involves the installation of a new machine/yankee dryer for production of MG paper to be used in the manufacture of flexible packaging.  

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Pregis Acquires Sharp Packaging Systems (5/11/2017)

With acquisition, company adds bagging systems capability to protective packaging portfolio. 

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Worldwide Retort Pouch Market to Reach $7.51 Billion by 2025 (10/20/2017)

Market is characterized by intense competition due to the presence of numerous prominent participants trying to outshine one another. 

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Label Technology Purchases Laserlox System (9/14/217)

System will service company’s new PCMC 10-color press and legacy mid-web presses in its new flexible packaging plant. 

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ProAmpac Acquires PolyFirst Packaging (9/05/2017)

PolyFirst is a flexible packaging manufacturer that provides new capabilities in cold seal and e-commerce products to complement ProAmpac's existing flexible packaging product offerings.

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New Tetra Pak Package Opens Ice Cream Opportunity for Liquid Dairy Producers (11/03/2017)

New package allows dairy and juice drinks to be produced and distributed in small carton pouches at room temperature, and subsequently turned into frozen products in shops or in a consumer's home.

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Barry-Wehmiller to Enhance Focus on Flexible Packaging, End-of-Line Integrated Systems (11/16/2017)

BW Flexible Systems and BW Integrated Systems to debut Jan. 1, 2018. 

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TricorBraun Acquires Canadian-Based Taipak (11/27/2017)

Taipak, a flexible packaging solutions provider, represents TricorBraun’s first move into flexible packaging arena.

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Sappi Seal: New Paper-Based Packaging Solution with Integrated Sealing Functionality (4/10/2018)

Sappi introduces innovative paper for flexible packaging with improved sealing properties and increased sustainability.

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CSW Packaging Prepress Company Invests in Ohio Facility (4/04/2018)

Family-owned manufacturing company produces flexographic printing plates and corrugated cutting dies in Massachusetts, New York, and Ohio.

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