FMN | December 12th, 2016

Labelexpo India 2016 Celebrates Biggest Edition Labelexpo India 2016 closed its most successful show to date on November 20. Held at its new home for the first time, the India Expo Centre in Greater Noida, the four-day trade show was its biggest-ever edition and hosted 8,029 visitors. Labelexpo India amassed the lat- est technology and solutions available to printers with more than 200 exhibitors occupying the show floor. Endorsed and supported by the Label Manufactur- ers Association of India,All India Federation of Master Printers, Delhi Printers Association and Authentica- tion Solution Providers’ Association, Labelexpo India also hosted the LMAI Avery Dennison Label Awards. Sonoco Invests $20 Million In Packaging Center Sonoco is investing $20 million in the development of a new packaging center to support Duracell’s new North America battery packaging operation near At- lanta, Georgia. Sonoco will install and operate prima- ry packaging equipment at the center and provide all packaging materials. Sonoco also will produce retail merchandising displays, which will also be packed out at the same facility.

“This unprecedented go-to-market packaging solu- tion for Duracell is unlike any effort provided in our industry,” Sonoco President and CEO Jack Sanders said in the statement.“Because Sonoco is a solutions company which offers multiple packaging products and services, we are able to meet all of Duracell’s unique packaging and retail merchandising needs.” The unit is expected to reach full production in the fourth quarter of 2018. Sales of packaging and services annualized over the five-year contract peri- od are expected to be more than $50 million, the company said. Duracell said it’s consolidating its U.S. display and NorthAmerican packing operations.Robert Lorch, Presi- dent of Global Operations for Duracell, said the decision makes the company’s supply chain more efficient.

Flint Group Launches New Company Website

Flint Group has launched a new, updated company website, which is now live. The introduction of this new platform follows months of Group development to deliver significant improvements in several key areas: Accessibility; Customer Alignment; Content Im- provement; andAppearance.Visit .

OEC’s Seamex ® sleeve was built through teamwork. From the moment Jack Schloesser adopted the Seamex product

25-years ago, a committed team of employees began on-going research, development and refinement that continues today. Analog to digital, flat-top-dot to HD, the continuous ITR sleeve has proven to be the industry gold standard. After 50,000+ sleeves in the marketplace, we’d like to thank our customers for 25 years of their continuous loyalty and use of a product that we are proud to call an OEC original.

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