Posts tagged with ‘expansion’

  • Flint Group acquires Continental Printing Inks and Eagle Ink Systems in South Africa

    By Converter on November 9, 2017
    Flint Group has acquired the remaining shares in Continental Printing Inks and Eagle Ink Systems. In September 2015, Flint Group Africa was formed through a partnership that combined two of the leading ink and coating suppliers in South Africa’s packaging and print media markets. As of October 24, 2017, Flint Group has become sole owner of the entity. “The management […]
  • EcoCortec’s new facility

    By Converter on November 9, 2017
    Due to a continuous increase in demand, EcoCortec, a producer of VpCI films and bags, is increasing its capacity by building a new plant facility. The current expansion project is being co-financed by the Croatian Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts, within the European Funds Programme. By strengthening the plant’s position in the market, new requirements for equipment and additional […]
  • Comexi expands its position in Africa

    By Converter on October 11, 2017
    Comexi, specialist in solutions for the flexible packaging industry, is expanding its presence in Africa. The group has installed a new Comexi F2 MB at Natpak’s facilities in Zimbabwe, Africa a clear example of the overall growth strategy that the group is developing. “Comexi has achieved significant growth over the last three years, mainly due to the success of flexo, […]
  • Sun Automation Group’s expansion

    By Converter on October 2, 2017
    On September 18, 2017, local, state and national officials gathered at Sun Automation Group’s Glen Arm campus, Maryland, to mark the purchase of 33 acres of land, which includes its 183,000sq ft manufacturing facility. The celebration brought together customers, employee-owners and corrugated industry veterans to recognise Sun as well as celebrate US manufacturing in the Baltimore area. “This new facility […]
  • Ashe automation drives company expansion

    By Converter on September 11, 2017
    Ashe Converting Equipment is currently undergoing a 12,000sq ft expansion at its headquarters in Ipswich, UK. The additional floor space will lead to further capacity for the company’s various models of slitter rewinders and expand its existing machining centre. Presently, up to 90 per cent of machine parts are manufactured in house for standard models and further development in this […]
  • Bischof + Klein invest in the future following anniversary

    By Converter on September 5, 2017
    In the 125th year of its existence, the German family-owned company, Bischof + Klein, with subsidiaries in the United Kingdom, France and Poland, is once again extending its capacities for manufacturing flexible packaging and technical films. In recent years, B+K has invested around five million pounds in modernising and increasing the production capacity at its plant in Shropshire. “We are […]
  • Expansion underway at Spectra Packaging

    By Converter on June 16, 2017
    UK based Spectra Packaging have recently started expansion work to meet increased customer demand. Spectra’s base in Suffolk was established just short of 10 years ago and already employs around 130 people on its existing 17.4-acre purpose-built site. With an existing bespoke plant totalling around 56,000sq ft. the company’s long-term vision for the site includes three further units, also measuring […]
  • Sidel opens new office in Poland to serve Central and Eastern European customers

    By Converter on February 21, 2017
    Sidel has opened a new office in Wrocław, Poland, to offer an improved service to customers in the Central and Eastern Europe area. Known for its global experience, the provider of production equipment and services for liquids in PET, can and glass is equally committed to ensuring genuine local sales and support as part of its continued efforts to build […]
  • Tetra Pak to open a new closures production facility in Asia

    By Converter on February 15, 2017
    Tetra Pak is to build a new plant at its Rayong site in Thailand, dedicated to producing closures for carton packaging. The €24 million investment, which will create around 60 jobs when it opens early in 2018, will be capable of producing more than three billion closures every year. With demand for well-designed closures on beverage cartons rising all the […]
  • Access ebeam launches in Japan

    By Converter on February 14, 2017
    ebeam Technologies, the developer and manufacturer of electron beam (ebeam or EB) solutions, is boosting EB innovation in Japan with the launch of its first research and development centre in Yokohama. Known as an Atelier, the innovation centre is the latest in a growing list of ebeam Technologies’ Ateliers and Pilot Lines around the world, which are part of the […]