Planet Flowline is to distribute in-container sterilisers made by Surdry of Spain suited to the ready-meal industry for shelf-life extension using pasteurisation. They are available in a variety of sizes and cage capacities and can also be used for conventional sterilisation. T: +44 (0)1778 341166 www.planetflowline.co.uk
Corby-based CRP Print & Packaging has extended its display factory by 17,000ft² to meet increasing demands from brands like Gillette and Allied Domecq. By creating one 51,000ft² factory from the adjoining plants, the company can now locate its raw material store, printing and die-cutting, assembly and finishing, and finished goods store in one building.
Boxes Prestige Poland has become the first Polish carton manufacturer to be accredited with the British Retail Consortium/Institute of Packaging standard for packaging. The company is poised for growth this year with the arrival of a Roland 6-colour, twin-coater press with UV interdeck drying.
The British Glass Recycling Company launched its new educational facility at Harlow by hosting a visit by the youngest school party ever to visit the glass plant when 22 five- to six-year olds from Latton Green Primary School visited the O-I plant to learn more about recycling and glass production.