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Multi Packaging Solutions acquires Presentation Products

Multi Packaging Solutions acquires Presentation Products

Multi Packaging Solutions (MPS) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire (subject to customary conditions) the Presentation Products Group, a supplier of specialty rigid packaging and gifting products

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RPC announce profits and €386m Promens Group acquisition plan

RPC announce profits and €386m Promens Group acquisition plan

While announcing its half year results, RPC Group also revealed plans to buy Iceland-based Promens Group AS for €386m

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Brands miss multi-million euro shelf-ready opportunities, says Smurfit Kappa

Brands miss multi-million euro shelf-ready opportunities, says Smurfit Kappa

Despite 76% of purchase decisions being made by shoppers in-store, brands are often failing to seize upon the powerful marketing opportunity it represents, says a new Smurfit Kappa report

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APP showcases “world’s largest carton-making machine”

APP showcases “world’s largest carton-making machine”

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has showcased what it claims is the largest and fastest carton-making machine in the world.

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‘Components for processing and packaging’ revised for Interpack 2017

‘Components for processing and packaging’ revised for Interpack 2017

Following its debut at Interpack 2014, ‘Components for processing and packaging’ will return to the show, 4-10 May 2017 with a revised concept

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Pro2Pac event set to be ‘biggest yet’

Pro2Pac event set to be ‘biggest yet’

Pro2Pac, the UK’s only event dedicated to food and drink packaging, will take place at ExCel London, from 22-25 March 2015

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New health scare over chicken packaging

New health scare over chicken packaging

Chicken packaging has hit the headlines with claims that bacteria found on the outside of supermarket poultry packs could cause food poisoning.

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Global demand for pouches could reach $37.3bn by 2018

Demand for pouches worldwide is projected to rise 6.2% annually to $37.3bn in 2018, according to a new study

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Features

Video | Food packaging roundtable

Video | Food packaging roundtable

In the third of our series of roundtable events held in association with Essentra Packaging, PN and a panel of experts look at the wide range of issues facing the...

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Corrugated on the fast track to a digital future | CPI Promotional Feature

Corrugated on the fast track to a digital future | CPI Promotional Feature

The timing is just right for the UK corrugated sector and digital print technology to embark on what’s sure to develop into a fulfilling and enduring relationship, reports Des King....

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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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Raj Bhardwaj: All is generally well; can we avoid spoiling it?

Raj Bhardwaj: All is generally well; can we avoid spoiling it?

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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Planned flexibility: Contract packing for Christmas and preparing for the unexpected

Planned flexibility: Contract packing for Christmas and preparing for the unexpected

Ben Guy, managing director of Phoenix Contract Services, discusses how contract packers can plan to handle big volumes and tight turnarounds at short notice.

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The magical half-second: making the leap from brand ignorance to brand advocacy

The magical half-second: making the leap from brand ignorance to brand advocacy

Adrian Collins, managing director of Ziggurat Brands, assess how packaging can recruit advocates to new products.

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Grant Montague: Why country of origin needs to be considered

Grant Montague: Why country of origin needs to be considered

Grant Montague of PRS takes a look at how country of origin can have a significant influence on consumer behaviour.

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Environment

Anthesis Group develops Tesco sustainability website

Anthesis Group develops Tesco sustainability website

Tesco has appointed Anthesis Group to develop and manage a single online sustainability community spanning...

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