Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Heat is ON!

The PackPlus visitor registrations are in full swing, exhibitors are busy sending invitations to their customers, organisers are occupied with  promotional activities, the international speakers are scheduling their travel plans for Conclave, the hotels at Greater Noida are busy with reservation enquiries and the new venue with all its anticipation looks forward to host PackPlus read more »

Positive Packaging Acquires SGRE Labels- Bangalore

The flexible packaging manufacturer Positive Packaging, a part of Enpee Group, has acquired SGRE Labels, Bangalore. This acquisition of the label manufacturing business, which follows the recent integration of ICM Packaging, is part of Positive’s vision to become its customers’ preferred supplier. It provides the company with new label packaging equipment and infrastructure. “We have read more »

Bosch Acquires German Packaging Company- Ampack Ammann

Bosch Packaging Technology recently closed its acquisition of Ampack Ammann, a filling and packaging machine specialist from Germany. Ampack Ammann develops, manufactures, and sells filling and packaging machines for paste-like and liquid food. Employing around 250 associates, the company has generated average sales of 35 million Euros over the past few years. “By acquiring Ampack Ammann, read more »

Happy 60th Birthday, Barcode!

Barcode, the distinctive black-and-white stripes that provide details relating to an object you purchase, turned 60 on October 7. The barcode patent filed in the US in 1952, however, did not make its first appearance in an American shop until 1974; reason being the unavailability of the laser technology required to read them. The first read more »

Coca-Cola To Expand Plastic Packaging Production Worldwide

The Coca-Cola Company has joined forces with India-based JBF Industries in a bid to globally expand production of the plant-based material used in the company’s PlantBottle packaging. This collaboration will facilitate Coca-Cola to extend its capability to provide renewable, lower-carbon plastics and realize its goal of making all its plastic bottles with PlantBottle packaging technology read more »