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PFF Packaging acquires Thermopack

PFF Packaging acquires Thermopack

Keighley based PFF Packaging Group, independent manufacturing group of packaging products for the food industry, has announced the acquisition of Thermopak

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Glossop Cartons gives ‘superhero’ Jordan full-time post

Glossop Cartons gives ‘superhero’ Jordan full-time post

Derbyshire-based Glossop Cartons, manufacturers of carton board packaging solutions, has employed disabled Matthew Jordan as a full-time labourer

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Stora Enso restructures Renewable Packaging Division

Stora Enso restructures Renewable Packaging Division

Stora Enso’s Renewable Packaging Division will be split into two divisions: Consumer Board and Packaging Solutions

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PEFC report: Consumers trust certification labels

PEFC report: Consumers trust certification labels

More than 80% of consumers globally want companies sourcing certified material from sustainable managed forests to use certification labels, according to a new report.

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Pacepacker teams up with Anglia Ruskin university

Pacepacker teams up with Anglia Ruskin university

Packing equipment designer and manufacturer Pacepacker Services has teamed up with Anglia Ruskin University to promote engineering amongst students.

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Coca-Cola Christmas truck tour highlights recycling

Coca-Cola Christmas truck tour highlights recycling

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has partnered with Every Can Counts to promote recycling on this year’s Coca-Cola Christmas truck tour.

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Welsh Government publishes guidance on waste management

Welsh Government publishes guidance on waste management

New guidance will support Welsh councils and businesses to increase high quality recycling, according to the Minister for Natural Resources

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FPA Environment Seminar boasts strong line-up

A strong line-up of speakers will be at the Foodservice Packaging Association’s Environment Seminar next month

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Features

Cultural lesson at Tokyo show | Japanese market report

Cultural lesson at Tokyo show | Japanese market report

For its many visitors, Tokyo Pack 2014 supplied a key to understanding Japan’s retail packaging culture that to outsiders may at first seem unfathomable. For Joanne Hunter, not much was...

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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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Christmas pack design trends in 2014

Christmas pack design trends in 2014

Matthew Briggs, creative director, Sun Branding Solutions, chooses his five best design themes of what’s out there for the 2014 festive season.

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Top tips: Taking control of brands on the digital shelf

Top tips: Taking control of brands on the digital shelf

Sharon McGuire, director of business development and growth, Europe, SGK, discusses what brand owners can do to ensure a consistent brand experience for consumers across both physical and digital.

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Jocelyne Ehret | The future’s light?

Jocelyne Ehret | The future’s light?

Jocelyne Ehret of Havi explores the issue of lighter packaging.

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Grant Montague |Insights on the Chinese packaging market

Grant Montague |Insights on the Chinese packaging market

Grant Montague of PRS looks into the Chinese packaging market and explores the differences

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Design

ButterflyCannon creates limited edition winter Chandon packs

ButterflyCannon creates limited edition winter Chandon packs

ButterflyCannon has delivered more eye-catching creations for Chandon in the form of three limited edition...

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Environment

PEFC report: Consumers trust certification labels

PEFC report: Consumers trust certification labels

More than 80% of consumers globally want companies sourcing certified material from sustainable managed forests...

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Equipment

Domino registers hike in sales and profits

Domino registers hike in sales and profits

Domino Printing Sciences has registered a strong set of results for the year to October,...

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