Tekni-Plex Doubling Its Ohio Plant Size

Tekni-Plex, a Pennsylvania based plastics company, is looking to strengthen its presence in Ohio. The company does its global development and research in northwest Ohio. It is reviewing plans to add 32,000 square feet of production space to its existing R&D lab in Springfield Township. This expansion would create 25 additional jobs. According to local […]

Flexible Pouch Packaging

Flexible Pouch Packaging – the 5th P of Marketing

Starting from being a repository source, food packaging has reached an age when it is called the 5th P of marketing. Those attached with marketing line are aware of the 4-P’s namely Product, Price, Place and Promotion. However, a few are aware of this elusive 5th P of marketing – Productivity. There is a detectable […]


Uflex Set to Pump in $90 Million on Aseptic Packaging Expansion

India’s largest flexible packaging and film manufacturing firm, Uflex Ltd., Is investing $85.7 million (550 crore rupees) to set up its fourth factory. The aim of this investment is to help the company step into the aseptic market, which is presently controlled by Tetra Pak Inc. The new factory situated in Sanand will have a […]

Hassia Packaging Acquired by an Italian Firm

photo: Industria Macchine Automatiche (IMA) – an Italian packaging machine producer, has recently taken over the German conglomerate OYSTAR Group. The OYSTAR Group is, in fact, Hassia Packaging India’s parent company, as a company statement mentioned. After the takeover, Hassia Packaging India has been renamed as IMA Dairy & Food Holding. IMA will develop and […]

China’s Flexible Packaging Adhesives Technology Market Set to Grow

The latest report from Technavio brings hope for China’s flexible packaging adhesives technology market. It forecasts this market to grow at a CAGR of 12.37% over the period of 2014 to 2019. Flexible packaging adhesives, which act as bonding agents, are necessary for flexible packaging. Some of their notable characteristics include strength, clarity, and resistance […]

Chantler Packaging

Chantler Packaging Steps into 85th Year of Business

Chantler Packaging Inc. is a premier name in engineered solutions and flexible packaging for international and national food products. Being set up in 1930 by two brothers – Chantler and Chantler, the company has stepped into its 85th year of business in 2015. In 1930, the company’s journey started with a sale of a few […]

Labelexpo Europe 2015

Labelexpo Europe 2015 Set to Emphasize on Package Printing

This autumn, when Labelexpo Europe 2015 returns to Brussels, the core subject it will focus upon is package printing. In its 35 year history, this upcoming show is set to be the biggest ever edition. It is scheduled to be held from September 29 to October 2 at Belgium’s Brussels Expo. The show is aimed […]

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Flexible Packaging Demand – European Market Witnesses Poland’s Rise to the Top

According to PCI Films Consulting, Poland showed a remarkable growth rate of 5% in flexible packaging demand during 2014. In contrast, it was a mere 1.4% for Europe as a whole. The European marketplace average was significantly outperformed by other national markets of Romania, the Slovak and Czech Republics, and Turkey. Overall, the European flexible […]