Pressco and Somex announce strategic partnership

Pressco Technology Inc. and Somex Ltd. are pleased to announce their strategic and exclusive partnership effective March 2022. Pressco Technology, with headquarters in the USA since 1966, is well known for developing high-speed vision and sensory inspection solutions to improve process control and maximise profitability for manufacturers in the food, beverage,

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A family affair

The UK has a history of bright, innovative startups that can change the landscape and evolve into commercial behemoths, from Lever Brothers – which merged with The Netherlands’ Margarine Unie and became Unilever – through Cadbury’s, the chocolate manufacturer; earthmoving equipment company JCB; and Sinclair Computers, which brought home computing to

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Closure manufacturer Bericap gets the TOP 100 seal of approval as one of Germany’s most innovative SMEs in 2022

Bericap, manufacturerr of plastic and aluminium closures, has received the TOP 100 award as one of the innovative small and medium-sized enterprises in Germany in 2022. The TOP 100 seal of approval underlines the company’s pioneering role in the closure technology segment. An award in the category of ‘Chemicals/Plastic’ went to

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DarWIN research project accelerates multi-manufacturer machine learning

Collaborative programme between plus10, SKZ and Sumitomo (SHI) Demag identifies AI advances and how injection moulding machines from multiple manufacturers can learn from each other. The Fraunhofer spin-off plus10 has been conducting application-oriented research together with the South German Plastics Center SKZ. As part of their DarWIN research project, new AI-based

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Light cap for sauces

A new closure from Berry Global, specifically created for sauces, demonstrates the company’s circular design capabilities in devising a lightweight and recyclable solution while continuing to deliver consumer convenience benefits. Berry says it has created a closure that is lighter than other versions currently available, offering valuable material savings without compromising

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Alpla partners with Glatfelter to develop sustainable packaging solutions

The Alpla Group, a global packaging solutions and recycling specialist, in cooperation with joint venture partner Glatfelter Corporation, a leading global supplier of engineered materials, announces their partnership with Blue Ocean Closures (BOC), a start-up based in the region of Värmland in Sweden, to develop natural fibre-based closures and other moulded

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