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Alpha Packaging acquires Dutch plant from Graham Packaging Company, targets European expansion

Alpha Packaging acquires Dutch plant from Graham Packaging Company, targets European expansion. (Photos: Alpha Packaging, APPR001)ST. LOUIS, MO – November 7, 2017 – Alpha Packaging Inc. announced today that it has acquired a plant in Etten-Leur, the Netherlands, from Graham Packaging Company. The transaction – for which terms were not disclosed – was completed on November 2nd.

High-quality drinking bottles and beverage cups with seals made of food compliant TPEs

OMNI LINE drinking bottle from TIMOLINO made of copolyester with Flip Top, including a seal made of food compliant THERMOLAST® K from KRAIBURG TPE. 
(Photo: © 2017 KRAIBURG TPE)For absolutely leak-proof sealing of its versatile OMNI drinking bottles and CRUISE beverage cups, Timolino uses a Thermoplastic Elastomer from KRAIBURG TPE that combines permanent elasticity with food compliance fully in accordance with FDA regulations and EU directive 10/2011.

Changing your Experience at Labelexpo Europe: save time, gain an edge

Changing your Experience at Labelexpo Europe: save time, gain an edge.
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR370)OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands — October 9, 2017 — The Avery Dennison Complete Compliance service builds on its show theme of “Pioneering Change,” and offers converters significant time savings while “solving the compliance puzzle” required to meet all global regulatory requirements.

Change perceptions at Labelexpo Europe: Saying luxury in more ways than ever

The Avery Dennison Sensorial Collection gives designers a broad toolset to create soft, textured or patterned papers that can give a premium, vintage or artisanal feel.
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR367)OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands — October 5, 2017 — The face value of a label is just one part of a consumer’s impression of a bottle or package. Communicating brand values effectively means going further – how does a label feel? What sound does it emit when touched? Does it give off a scent? Packaging that stimulates multiple senses has a bigger impact on consumers’ perceptions – and helps determine their purchasing decisions.

Change the Game at Labelexpo Europe: Redefine experience with smart-label technology

Wafer-thin, tough, and economical, RFID inlays can be used in a wide variety of objects, including virtually any pressure-sensitive label construction.
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR369)OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands — September 28, 2017 — The increasingly interactive and interconnected network of “smart” devices, commonly referred to as the “Internet of Things” (IoT), is reshaping how we all experience our daily lives. Avery Dennison, which has been pioneering change for decades, has developed a portfolio of Intelligent Label Solutions – meaning label applications that can store or capture information and transmit data wirelessly.

Archroma offers new food-compliant, bright yellow dye to keep in step with changing EU regulations

Archroma offers new food-compliant, bright yellow dye to keep in step with changing EU regulations. (Photo: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 26 September 2017 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, has extended its Cartasol® range by introducing a new, improved bright yellow dye called Cartasol® Yellow 6GFC liq. that has no added diethanolamine (DEA) or triethanolamine (TEA, and also called TAN).

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