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ABB and Consortium Partner Win $145 Million Order to Upgrade UK Rail Network

Turnkey substations to provide high-quality power supply to expand railway operations Zurich, SwitzerlandÂ- – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, and its consortium partner UK Power Networks (UKPN) Services have been awarded a contract worth around $145 million by Network Rail to upgrade one of Britain’s oldest and busiest railways, providing better connections...

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Pouches

Sonoco Receives Gold Flexible Packaging Achievement Award for LEGO Pouch

LEGO Hero Factory Stand-up Pouch Recognized for Sustainability and Environmental Achievement Hartsville, S.C. – Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, received a gold Flexible Packaging Achievement Award in the Sustainability and Environmental Achievement category from the Flexible Packaging Association for its stand-up pouch with reclosing feature for...

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Scanket Expands Capacity with Second MPS Press for Self-Adhesive Labels
Presses

Scanket Expands Capacity with Second MPS Press for Self-Adhesive Labels

Danish label printer Scanket A/S recently installed their second MPS UV flexo press to accommodate production growth of self-adhesive labels in their Birkerod, Denmark facility. DIDAM, The Netherlands – MPS today announced an increased presence in Denmark with the successful installation of a Scanket's second MPS UV flexo press. Nearly one year since the installation of their first MPS press,...

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Foam-in-Bag System can be transported throughout facility.
Packaging Machinery

Foam-in-Bag System can be transported throughout facility.

Suitable for operations producing less than 25 packs/day, Instapak® Simple™ produces foam cushions without heated hoses, pumps, external controls, and containers required in most traditional systems. System requires only push of button to provide materials at rate of at least 3 bags/min. Production process generates foam materials without need for manual mixing or individual bag loading...

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Straight Cutting Torch features unique gas mixing design.
Torches

Straight Cutting Torch features unique gas mixing design.

Working with multiple fuel gas types, Oxweld® SCT-1500 TR features Elite Series Universal Swirl Injector, which swirls high-pressure oxygen streams to create homogenous mix of gas, minimizing potential for flashback. Swirling of oxygen and fuel gas produces pump-like action that forms vacuum in torch to optimize performance with long hoses and lower-pressure operations. Featuring 3-tube,...

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Feedblock Tuning Inserts can be adjusted during co-extrusion.
Inserts

Feedblock Tuning Inserts can be adjusted during co-extrusion.

Tuning inserts for Ultraflow™ I feedblock let manufacturers of film and sheet reduce downtime and material waste while permanent flow inserts are prepared. Products also promote precision in ultimate thickness profiles of each layer across die width. Using this product, processors can maintain production while adjusting until target profile is achieved and matching permanent insert can be...

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Semi-Automatic Bagger includes 4.3 in. full color touchscreen.
Closers

Semi-Automatic Bagger includes 4.3 in. full color touchscreen.

With maximum bag width of 11 in., SX™ Tabletop Bagging Machine prints address onto bag, then opens and seals it once product is inserted. System includes DataMax A-Class Mark II print engine and deluxe film feed sensor that runs all types and colors of bags. For control, bagger utilizes HMI, plus an Allen-Bradley Micro850 PLC. Recommended applications include packaging for fulfillment,...

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SweetWater Brewing Company Releases Two Popular Beers in Cans from Ball
Cans

SweetWater Brewing Company Releases Two Popular Beers in Cans from Ball

BROOMFIELD, Colo. –Â- SweetWater Brewing Company will debut two of its most popular, award-winning beers in 12- and 16-ounce aluminum cans from Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL). For SweetWater, taste and quality are paramount," said SweetWater founder and Big Kahuna Freddy Bensch. "Out of loyalty to our beer and to our consumers, we developed our can conditioning process so our customers will...

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Packaging Materials

RPC at INTERPACK - Adding Value

RPC's impressive stand at Interpack 2014 highlights the Group's capabilities and expertise across a wide range of end markets, and the company's ability to deliver added value through innovative packaging solutions. As one of the major global packaging exhibitions, Interpack provides the ideal platform to demonstrate the diversity of the RPC Group, with its extensive choice of manufacturing...

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Bottles

Arkema Joins Forces with Carlsberg to Develop New up-cyclable Packaging

Colombes Arkema, the expert in glass bottle coating solutions, has joined Carlsberg's program to develop next generation of high quality packaging products, called upcycling". This initiative was officially announced by Carlsberg on January 21st, and was presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos (Switzerland). This "upcycling" approach driven by the Carlsberg Circular Community (CCC) working...

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