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Charapak makes new appointments following poppy project success

Charapak makes new appointments following poppy project success

Charapak Integrated Fulfilment has made two appointments for logotocs and business development.

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Esterform follows £8m investment with Constar acquisition

Esterform follows £8m investment with Constar acquisition

Esterform Packaging has announced that it has acquired the business of Constar UK based at Sherburn-in Elmet near York.

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CPI outlines measures required from next government

CPI outlines measures required from next government

CPI director general, David Workman has issued his January MPs Briefing, outlining what he believes are the policy measures required from an incoming government in May.

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Easyfairs moves London event to Olympia

Easyfairs moves London event to Olympia

Show organiser Easyfairs is moving Packaging Innovations London to London’s Olympia.

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PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 23 January 2015

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 23 January 2015

Each week, we publish the average trading price for packaging recovery notes from PRN trading platform the Environment Exchange.

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Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day celebrated by Sealed Air

Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day celebrated by Sealed Air

Sealed Air is marking this year's Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day tomorrow.

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PrintSafe provides new coding kit for nutritional supplements company

PrintSafe provides new coding kit for nutritional supplements company

Offline coding firm PrintSafe has supplied a second high-speed carton coder to supplement manufacturer Health Aid.

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Packaging Xtra ceases trading after cash flow problems

Packaging Xtra ceases trading after cash flow problems

Derby-based pharmaceutical packaging company Packaging Xtra has ceased to trade following "severe cash flow problems".

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Features

Packaging in 2015 | Spotlight on… Rigid Plastics

Packaging in 2015 | Spotlight on… Rigid Plastics

Simon Creasey discovers how converters and packaging specifiers are innovating to improve rigid plastics’ sustainability story and making businesses in the sector stronger than ever

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Smart packs for rugged look

Smart packs for rugged look

Today’s male consumer is into all manner of tinctures, potions and lotions to keep themselves looking pristine. Simon Creasey finds out how major brands are tapping into this ever growing...

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Novamont pushes for a bioplastic future

Novamont pushes for a bioplastic future

Italian manufacturer of biodegradable bioplastics Novamont is in the midst of a major investment drive in the latest technology Waqas Qureshi met chief excutive Catia Bastioli at its Porto Torres...

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Packaging in 2015 | Spotlight on… Flexible Plastics

Packaging in 2015 | Spotlight on… Flexible Plastics

Flexible plastic packaging is buoyant as it benefits from greater demand for pouches and snacks and adapts to demands for new patterns of production. Sally Cousins reports

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Comment

Mike Gilligan | Keeping pace with the market

Mike Gilligan | Keeping pace with the market

Mike Gilligan of Mercury Search and Selection looks at the economic recovery and its impact on the recruitment market.

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Nigel Crunden | Tackling the jargon

Nigel Crunden | Tackling the jargon

Nigel Crunden at Office Depot explores the issue of jargon in business.

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Raj Bhardwaj: Growth, consolidation and uncertainty in 2015

Raj Bhardwaj: Growth, consolidation and uncertainty in 2015

A look at what's on the horizon this year in the corrugated market.

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Supermarket sweep: intriguing innovations in packaging

Supermarket sweep: intriguing innovations in packaging

In the third of her Supermarket Sweep series of articles, Kate Fischer of Sun Branding Solutions examines packaging's innovations.

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Design

Airopack Packaging in new Gillette shave gel Line

Airopack Packaging in new Gillette shave gel Line

Airopack Technology Group’s packaging solution has been chosen by Procter & Gamble for its innovative...

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Environment

CPI outlines measures required from next government

CPI outlines measures required from next government

CPI director general, David Workman has issued his January MPs Briefing, outlining what he believes...

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Equipment

Packaging Innovations 2015 | Tesa Lift & Reseal returns

Packaging Innovations 2015 | Tesa Lift & Reseal returns

Tesa’s Lift & Reseal reclosure tape is making its debut at Packaging Innovations 2015 following...

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