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Crown Holdings receives EU approval for Mivisa acquisition

Crown Holdings, Philadelphia-based manufacturer of consumer packaging products, has been given approval by the European Commission for its acquisition of Mivisa Envases, Spanish manufacturer of two- and three-piece food cans...

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Procter & Gamble signs new contract with Communisis

Marketing managed services provider Communisis has renewed its contract with FMCG giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) until the end of 2019, for an undisclosed fee

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Insulated medical bags answers pizza delivery requirements

Insulated medical bags answers pizza delivery requirements

Versapak, tamper evident packaging manufacturer, is supplying Spain’s Telepizza with packaging that utilises insulation technology from its medical bags to help deliver pizzas

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Pallet & lid system drives car parts distribution

Pallet & lid system drives car parts distribution

Goplasticboxes.com has launched its new Pallet & Lid System, primarily for the car components market

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Plastique moves to custom-designed moulded pulp packaging

Plastique, designers & manufacturers of rigid plastic packaging and thermoformed packaging products, has started to manufacture custom-designed moulded pulp packaging

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Essentra heads to Interpack with latest developments

Essentra heads to Interpack with latest developments

Essentra Packaging will present it raft of developments targeting the consumer and healthcare sectors

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Mercian Labels celebrates 45th anniversary

Mercian Labels has marked its 45th anniversary with a celebration including all its staff

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Xeikon Café highlights potential of digital folding carton production

Xeikon Café highlights potential of digital folding carton production

Xeikon and its Aura Partners are to present how the digital production of folding cartons can transform the business of packaging printers and converters at the Xeikon Café on Packaging...

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Copackers grow in tough market | Supplier Analysis – contract packing

Copackers grow in tough market | Supplier Analysis – contract packing

A snapshot of the contract packing sector suggests that while many are growing, expansion is being checked by tough market conditions. By Jez Abbott

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Getting ready to strike back | Category Focus – chilled and frozen food

Getting ready to strike back | Category Focus – chilled and frozen food

Market conditions for ready meals were tough even before the horse meat scandal of 2013. So does innovative packaging hold the key for an upturn in fortunes? By Simon Creasey

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Plain talking: how plain tobacco packaging will affect the packaging supply chain | Roundtable and video

Plain talking: how plain tobacco packaging will affect the packaging supply chain | Roundtable and video

In the first of a new series of round table events, held in association with Essentra Packaging, PN and a panel of experts look at the future for tobacco packaging...

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Analysis | Augmented reality – Power of technology brings opportunity

Analysis | Augmented reality – Power of technology brings opportunity

Brands have siezed upon the possibilities of augmented reality and with smartphone use in the UK set to grow expect more high-tech campaigns. But, finds Waqas Qureshi, not all embrace...

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John Scarrott: In design pitches, free is never a magic number

John Scarrott: In design pitches, free is never a magic number

John Scarrott of the Design Business Association on why one designer has vowed never to take part in a free pitch again

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Raj Bhardwaj: Box prices now likely to be stable through to the summer

Raj Bhardwaj: Box prices now likely to be stable through to the summer

Raj Bhardwaj takes a look at how the corrugated market is performing and what to look out for in the future

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Michaela Stachini: Top tips for phone interviews

Mercury Search and Selection's Michaela Stachini looks at how to get the best out of a telephone interview with a future employer

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Addressing the challenges of an ageing population with functional packaging

Addressing the challenges of an ageing population with functional packaging

Simon Ellis, group account director for brand agency Tayburn, discusses the challenges an ageing population creates for packaging design

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Design & Innovation

Insulated medical bags answers pizza delivery requirements

Insulated medical bags answers pizza delivery requirements

Versapak, tamper evident packaging manufacturer, is supplying Spain’s Telepizza with packaging that utilises insulation technology...

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