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CPI welcomes committee findings on waste management

CPI welcomes committee findings on waste management

The House of Commons Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee has published its report on Waste Management in England

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Graphic Packaging looks to boost speed and quality with new Heidelberg press

Graphic Packaging looks to boost speed and quality with new Heidelberg press

Graphic Packaging International has commissioned the UK’s first 18,000sph Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 145 press

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Swiss supermarket apologises for Hitler cream packs

Swiss supermarket apologises for Hitler cream packs

A leading Swiss supermarket chain has apologised for distributing coffee cream containers with packaging bearing portraits of Hitler and Mussolini

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H.B. Fuller launches new hot melt adhesive

H.B. Fuller launches new hot melt adhesive

H.B. Fuller has introduced a new hot melt adhesive, Advantra 9271, specially formulated for strong bonding of light-weight sustainable folding box boards

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KM Packaging announces ‘rage-free’ clean peels

KM Packaging announces ‘rage-free’ clean peels

KM Packaging is planning to combat ‘wrap-rage’ with the launch of a new user-friendly lidding film called KM KPeel

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Craft beer resurgence gives brewers design test

Craft beer resurgence gives brewers design test

New research by The Big Picture has found that craft beer are having a resurgence but also presenting packaging design challenges for brewers

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Vision Paper and Board stocks Stora Enso’s Tamfold

Vision Paper and Board stocks Stora Enso’s Tamfold

West Midlands-based merchant and convertor Vision Paper and Board are now stockists of Tamfold, a high-quality packaging grade from Stora Enso

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Tesco chairman to stand down as accounting black hole deepens

Tesco chairman to stand down as accounting black hole deepens

Tesco’s financial woes have deepened with chairman Sir Richard Broadbent set to resign following revelation of more inaccuracies in its accounting, and profits haemorrhaging by 92%

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Family name continues in robust market

Family name continues in robust market

The Smurfit name is now well established in the packaging sector, from its humble beginnings in 1938 in Ireland

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All roads lead to accelerated M&A frenzy

All roads lead to accelerated M&A frenzy

It’s been a busy year for packaging with investors keen to snap up a raft of the industry’s players, both big and small.

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Community copacker’s new owners add value

Community copacker’s new owners add value

Following a management buy-out last year, Joanne Varey has instilled a proactive approach to winning business from blue-chip clients in London. Waqas Qureshi visited the multi-channel contract packer

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A responsible path to luxury | Category Focus – luxury packaging

A responsible path to luxury | Category Focus – luxury packaging

Packaging in the luxury market has a reputation for putting sustainability near the bottom of the priority list. But is this changing? Simon Creasey finds out

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Raj Bhardwaj: CorrBoard expertly manages a soft landing in uncertain times

Raj Bhardwaj: CorrBoard expertly manages a soft landing in uncertain times

Raj Bhardwaj discusses global economic factors surrounding the outlook for containerboard demand

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Supermarket sweep: packaging trends from the shop floor

Supermarket sweep: packaging trends from the shop floor

Kate Fischer, account director, Sun Branding Solutions – creative, discusses the trends that are driving changes in packaging

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Simon Preece: Biomotive Triggers help your pack get noticed

Simon Preece: Biomotive Triggers help your pack get noticed

Elmwood's Simon Preece examines how Biomotive Trigggers can offer valuable consumer insight

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Paul Foot: Innovation shifts to lightweight solutions

Paul Foot: Innovation shifts to lightweight solutions

Paul Foot, from intellectual property attorney Withers & Rogers, looks at how the market has moved towards lighter packaging

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