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Swan brewery to close

James Brindley, managing director of Lion Beer, Spirits & Wine Australia, has announced that its Swan brewery at Canning Vale in WA will shut its doors by early next March, and relocate its production units to SA.
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AMWU visits manufacturing factory

Union national secretary Paul Bastian will visit Newcastle’s oldest and most advanced manufacturing and engineering company, Varley Engineering factory today, to discuss the challenges facing the local manufacturers and the industry, the Australian reports.
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IPG acquires Amcor plants

Plastic and paper packaging manufacturing giant Amcor, announced that it has sold three non-core flexible packaging plants in Cheltenham, Chester Hill and Kirrawee to Integrated Packaging Group (IPG), Australia’s largest specialist manufacturer and distributor of stretch film wrap and associated products, for A$22 million.
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