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APP to install 200MW of solar power in Chinese mills

APP to install 200MW of solar power in Chinese mills

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is to install rooftop solar capacity in excess of 200 mega-watts (MW) across eight of its mill companies in China.

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Clifton Packaging shortlisted for regional awards

Clifton Packaging shortlisted for regional awards

Clifton Packaging has been named as a finalist for the Company of the Year category of the Leicester Mercury Business Awards.

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AB Group Packaging readies for plastic bag levy

AB Group Packaging readies for plastic bag levy

AB Group Packaging has endorsed the findings of a study which highlighted the environmental advantages of using paper-based packaging products.

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TRM wins 2015 EFIA print awards

TRM wins 2015 EFIA print awards

TRM has won two awards at the at the 2015 European Flexographic Industry Association’s (EFIA) print awards.

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Closed Loop Recycling calls for urgent help to avoid administration

Closed Loop Recycling calls for urgent help to avoid administration

Closed Loop Recycling is reported to be on the brink of administration unless it receives urgent financial help

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Coca-Cola to invest £66m and announces university partnership

Coca-Cola to invest £66m and announces university partnership

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) is to invest £66m into its operations this year, topping the £1m a week it injected in 2014.

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Diageo and Thin Film Electronics launch sensor tag

Diageo and Thin Film Electronics launch sensor tag

AIPIA member Thin Film Electronics and global drinks company Diageo have launched a fully printed Near Field Communication (NFC) sensor tag.

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Robinson revenues boosted by Polish acquisition

Robinson revenues boosted by Polish acquisition

Revenue at Robinson has jumped 20%, according to the plastic and paperboard packaging company’s full year results

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Features

Balancing act for copackers | Suppiler Analysis – Contract Packing

Balancing act for copackers | Suppiler Analysis – Contract Packing

The market is proving to be fraught with new regulations that need to be complied with. However, that hasn’t prevented a great deal of optimism. By Jez Abbott

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Trying to read the label code | Category Focus – Food Labelling (cont.)

Voxpop: Does the public need more nutritional information on pack?

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Filling specialist set to make Euro move | Profile – Peter Nilsson

Filling specialist set to make Euro move | Profile – Peter Nilsson

Des King catches up with Ecolean chief executive Peter Nilsson who is confident he can emulate the firm's Asia-Pacific and China achievements in Europe.

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APP shows its metal with Chinese facility | Analysis

APP shows its metal with Chinese facility | Analysis

Asia Pulp and Paper continues to eye international growth. Waqas Qureshi visited the company’s China operation to learn about its investments and global outlook

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Comment

Raj Bhardwaj: Wishing won’t reduce those prices

Raj Bhardwaj: Wishing won’t reduce those prices

A look at the latest developments in the corrugated market.

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Soap Box: FPA response to DCLG ‘Litter and fly-tipping’ report

Soap Box: FPA response to DCLG ‘Litter and fly-tipping’ report

Foodservice Packaging Association's Martin Kersh welcomes the DCLG's Litter and fly-tipping in England report, particularly what it means for foodservice operators and pack suppliers.

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A last gasp protest… | Comment – Des King

A last gasp protest… | Comment – Des King

A last gasp protest in the face of proposed government legislation - Des King ponders whether blaming tobacco pack branding is merely a smokescreen

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Regulation creates balancing act | Comment – Philip Chadwick

Regulation creates balancing act | Comment – Philip Chadwick

Innovation must strike a balance between consumer need and increasing regulation, says Philip Chadwick

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Design

M&H helps Sass create a family of products

M&H helps Sass create a family of products

M&H Plastics has produced a wide range of packaging for the SASS brand of intimate...

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Environment

Rieke unveils ‘major’ sustainability programme

Rieke unveils ‘major’ sustainability programme

Rieke is implementing what it describes as a major sustainability programme to help reduce the...

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Equipment

Pacepacker develops portable mixed tray loader

Pacepacker develops portable mixed tray loader

Pacepacker Services has developed a new offline, portable Mixed Tray Loader pick-and-place system.

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