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Tullis Russell Papermakers goes into administration

Tullis Russell Papermakers goes into administration

Paper and board manufacturer Tullis Russell Group has placed its papermaking subsidiary Tullis Russell Papermakers into administration, with the loss of 325 jobs, and a further 149 at risk.

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IPS announces Eddie Stobart joint venture

IPS announces Eddie Stobart joint venture

Independent UK contract packer IPS has joined forces with Eddie Stobart to fulfil the packing requirements of one of the world’s leading food businesses.

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Antalis and AirPack launch new inflatable protective packaging

Antalis and AirPack launch new inflatable protective packaging

Antalis has partnered with AirPack Systems to provide inflatable packaging to speed up the packaging process and reducing damages and returns.

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Imprimex expands with new Xeikon digital press

Imprimex expands with new Xeikon digital press

Xeikon has announced that Uruguayan packaging company Imprimex has expanded its printing capacity with a Xeikon 3050 digital color press.

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New website completes Pont Packaging relaunch

New website completes Pont Packaging relaunch

Following its relaunch last summer, Pont Packaging has completed its assimilation into the Pont Europe Group with the launch of a new website.

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‘Creative legend’ joins Taxi Studio

‘Creative legend’ joins Taxi Studio

Taxi Studio is expanding its creative capabilities to meet increasing demand from brand owners with new appointments including former Brand Union chairman Glenn Tutssel.

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Jayplas appoints new group compliance manager

Jayplas appoints new group compliance manager

Plastics recycler Jayplas has announced the appointment of John Haddow in a newly created role of group compliance manager.

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Features

Debate tackles growth sector | Personal Care Roundtable – video

Debate tackles growth sector | Personal Care Roundtable – video

In the first of our series of roundtable events, held in association with the Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association, PN and a panel of experts look at the of issues facing...

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Metal makers undented | Supplier Analysis – Metal

Metal makers undented | Supplier Analysis – Metal

Uncertainty in Europe and currency fluctuations has failed to dent the good fortune and optimism of metal packagers. Jez Abbott finds out more.

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Pharma’s future | Category Focus – Pharmaceutical

Pharma’s future | Category Focus – Pharmaceutical

Numerous obstacles may have hindered pharmaceutical pack innovation over the years but despite increased regulation could pack designers soon enjoy more freedom? Tony Corbin reports.

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Degree crisis needs solution | Higher Education – Special Report

Degree crisis needs solution | Higher Education – Special Report

With the ending of Brunel University’s packaging technology management MSc in September 2014, the UK lost a ‘holistic’ view of the packaging process. Does this add up to a wider...

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Comment

Jana Meier | Connectivity is key

Jana Meier | Connectivity is key

Jana Meier, PI division team leader & head of marketing checkweighing, Mettler-Toledo Garvens, says it is vital to minimise the risk of product weight inaccuracies.

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Grant Montague: Consumer centric packaging

Grant Montague: Consumer centric packaging

Grant Montague of PRS takes a look at the key principles for winning in-store

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Graham Margetson | The hidden riches of packaging waste compliance

Graham Margetson | The hidden riches of packaging waste compliance

Lorax Compliance's Graham Margetson highlights the hidden business benefits within the EU’s Packaging Essential Requirements Regulations; revealing how manufacturers can use packaging best practice to boost profits and avoid their...

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Mike Ridgway | Closing the doors on packaging

Mike Ridgway | Closing the doors on packaging

CPMA director Mike Ridgway considers the consequences of the extension of the display ban on tobacco packaged products.

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Equipment

ICE launches new thermal inkjet coder

ICE launches new thermal inkjet coder

Nottingham-based coding specialist Interactive Coding Equipment (ICE) has launched a new thermal inkjet coder.

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International

ELSA aims to strengthen mission with new corporate image

ELSA aims to strengthen mission with new corporate image

Mexican industrial packaging company Envases y Laminados has created a new corporate image inspired by...

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