Kapstone Paper & Packaging workers strike over ‘unjust federal labor laws’

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KapStone Paper & Packaging has confirmed workers from AWPPW Local 153 (the Association of Western Pulp & Paper Workers) have gone on strike, effective yesterday (August 27).

Top 10 F&B Pro Carton ECMA Award finalists 2015

Top 10 F&B Pro Carton ECMA Award finalists 2015

Videojet: 'We’re living in an era of product proliferation'

‘We’re living in an era of product proliferation – where manufacturers are producing broader products to address a certain segment’

Although the HCSP says a five-coloured label is best, industry watchdog FoodWatch says a three-coloured traffic light system is more effective.

Five colours are best for nutrition labels: French advisory body

LVS will benefit from Microscan as it looks to accelerate growth outside North America

Microscan buys Label Vision Systems

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Lotte Confectionery found guilty of copying Japanese packaging design

Fonterra launches New Zealand yogurt pouch recycling scheme

Fonterra launches New Zealand yogurt pouch recycling scheme

Smart water bottle company Hidrate gets huge launch from Kickstarter

Smart water bottle company Hidrate gets huge launch from Kickstarter

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Nebraska Beef $200k penalty for unfair employment practices

Nebraska Beef pays $200k penalty for unfair employment practices

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ILSI Europe launches guidance on best practices on the risk assessment of NIAS in food contact materials

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‘Should ISO 22000 become an industry standard for F&B suppliers?’

‘Should ISO 22000 become an industry standard for F&B production suppliers?’

Oscar Mayer products have been recalled

Kraft Heinz recalls 2m pounds of turkey bacon

Ardagh will install equipment to enhance treatment of stormwater before it is discharged

Ardagh fined by EPA over wastewater discharge violation

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Tecpro Australia redesigns Turbodisc tank washers

Tecpro Australia redesigns Turbodisc tank washers

Mencom Corp launches plastic port adapter

‘Manufacturers are switching from hard wired to quick disconnect systems to reduce downtime’

FoodProductionDaily looks at processing and packaging jobs

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Bunzl to acquire Meier Verpackungen

Bunzl to acquire Meier Verpackungen packaging distributor

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Sonoco reveals $13.5m equipment investment

Is Ardagh a step closer to selling its metal-containers unit?

Is Ardagh a step closer to selling its metal-containers unit?

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Multivac to invest in Bulgaria, Germany, US, UK, Japan

Multivac planning massive investments in Bulgaria, Germany, US, UK & Japan

Crown Metal Packaging to reportedly close Canada plant

Crown Metal Packaging to reportedly close Canada plant

PacXpert is licensed globally by Dow through an agreement with Smart Bottle

Dow brings PacXpert to China and South Africa

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Tea packaging ‘whistles’ when brew is ready

Tea packaging ‘whistles’ when brew is ready

Think you have what it takes? FoodNavigator seeks editor

Think you have what it takes? FoodNavigator seeks editor

I.DEA PACK has developed vacuum skin for its smaller automatic traysealing machine PUMA

Vacuum skin packaging use growing – I.DEA PACK

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Tea packaging ‘whistles’ when brew is ready

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