Tuesday, August 16, 2022

PCI announces multi-million dollar expansion to UK manufacturing hub

PCI Pharma Services (PCI), a contract development and manufacturing firm (CDMO), announced a significant expansion of its world-class facility in Tredegar, Wales, UK, designed to help keep pace with the market growth of powerful, targeted oncology therapies.

ePac Flexible Packaging unveils its $10m Australian manufacturing plant

ePac Flexible Packaging (ePac) celebrated the grand opening of its first Aussie manufacturing facility in Melbourne’s industrial district, Coburg North. The $10m investment is projected to create 40 jobs and up to 160 jobs by 2026, offering a boost to the Australian economy. As an industry leader in digital print tech, ePac delivers fast, cost-effective, flexible packaging to local businesses, earning them a spot next to big brands on supermarket shelves.

The Estée Lauder Companies elects Arturo Nuñez to its Board of Directors

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. announced that Arturo Nuñez has been elected to its Board of Directors and that he has also joined the company’s Audit Committee. Mr. Nuñez is Chief Marketing Officer of Nu Holdings Ltd. (“Nubank”), which is a digital banking platform headquartered in Brazil that serves customers across Brazil, Mexico, and Colombia.

Eaton’s Vehicle Group and eMobility to further expand footprint in Europe

Power management company Eaton announced its Vehicle Group and eMobility businesses are continuing their expansion into Europe, a rich region in EV tech, with the establishment of a new office and research center in Karlsruhe, Germany. This expansion will complement existing engineering and manufacturing sites in Montrottier, France, and Tczew, Poland. The new office in Karlsruhe will serve as a base for customer interaction and engineering service for Eaton’s Vehicle Group and eMobility customers in the region. The facility will include a new laboratory that enables rapid turnaround in testing Eaton’s latest eMobility products.

Aussie building firm turns to 3D printing to cut production costs

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Boss Products, one of Australia’s oldest family-owned building products manufacturers has transitioned from its traditional manufacturing processes to the launch of the country’s first 3D printing factory in the building and construction industry. The Boss Products 3D printing factory is located in Melbourne and produces products for the industry across the commercial and domestic sectors. It is one of the biggest suppliers of planter boxes and retaining walls.

Envirosuite accelerates international growth of its latest product EVS Water

Environmental intelligence technology organisation Envirosuite Limited (ASX:EVS) (Envirosuite) is pleased to update the market on the accelerating growth of EVS Water. The newest member of Envirosuite’s product lines, EVS Water, a product that launched in 2021 and is already nearing its initial commercial objective of achieving $1 million in total sales.

Brand Jamaica predicted to leverage opportunities for manufacturers

Brand Jamaica will be highlighted at the 126th staging of Penn Relays, which will be held from April 28-30, 2022, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Five Jamaican manufacturers, Annilu Ltd, Herboo, King’s Jamaican Health and Wellness, Bresheh, and Shavuot International, will chat with buyers and retailers to promote their products thus increase Jamaica’s export sales. The trade mission is taking place as part of the export development programme Export Max III, which is led by JAMPRO, the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC), and the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA). The event will highlight the island’s diverse manufacturing sector, and the products that are available for export.