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Packaging Innovations & Luxury Packaging London: Show moves to Olympia

Packaging Innovations & Luxury Packaging London: Show moves to Olympia

The Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London show is returning for its six edition, but its first appearance at the iconic London Olympia.

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Antalis buys three packaging companies from PaperlinX

Antalis buys three packaging companies from PaperlinX

Antalis has acquired three independent packaging companies, 1st Class Packaging, Donington Packaging Supplies and Parkside Packaging, from PaperlinX UK.

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Addmaster technology combats chicken packaging bacteria

Addmaster technology combats chicken packaging bacteria

Addmaster has created technology for the antimicrobial protection of the outside of chicken packaging to protect against campylobacter poisoning.

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VTT sensor detects food spoilage

VTT sensor detects food spoilage

VTT has developed a sensor that detects ethanol in the headspace of a food package.

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DS Smith reports continued good growth

DS Smith reports continued good growth

DS Smith has announced a trading update for the year to 30 April 2015, revealing growth that’s in line with its expectations.

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Macfarlane reports 13% sales increase

Macfarlane reports 13% sales increase

Protective packaging distributor Macfarlane Group has reported positive sales trends in its AGM Statement covering 2015 to date.

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Features

Debate tackles growth sector | Personal Care Roundtable – video

Debate tackles growth sector | Personal Care Roundtable – video

In the first of our series of roundtable events, held in association with the Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association, PN and a panel of experts look at the of issues facing...

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Metal makers undented | Supplier Analysis – Metal

Metal makers undented | Supplier Analysis – Metal

Uncertainty in Europe and currency fluctuations has failed to dent the good fortune and optimism of metal packagers. Jez Abbott finds out more.

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Pharma’s future | Category Focus – Pharmaceutical

Pharma’s future | Category Focus – Pharmaceutical

Numerous obstacles may have hindered pharmaceutical pack innovation over the years but despite increased regulation could pack designers soon enjoy more freedom? Tony Corbin reports.

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Degree crisis needs solution | Higher Education – Special Report

Degree crisis needs solution | Higher Education – Special Report

With the ending of Brunel University’s packaging technology management MSc in September 2014, the UK lost a ‘holistic’ view of the packaging process. Does this add up to a wider...

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John Weedon | Independents hold their own in corrugated sector

John Weedon | Independents hold their own in corrugated sector

John Weedon, Managing Director of the Weedon Group, considers the impact of the recently announced take-over of two independent corrugated packaging companies by one of the giants of the industry....

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Mike Richmond: Future of Packaging

Mike Richmond: Future of Packaging

Sustainability is the greatest challenge for the next 10 years but also a key area for opportunity, says HAVI's Mike Richmond

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Jana Meier | Minimising downtime

Jana Meier | Minimising downtime

Jana Meier, PI division team leader & head of marketing Checkweighing, Mettler-Toledo Garvens, discusses how manufacturers can maximise productivity.

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International

ELSA aims to strengthen mission with new corporate image

ELSA aims to strengthen mission with new corporate image

Mexican industrial packaging company Envases y Laminados has created a new corporate image inspired by...

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