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Rexam reports European growth in first quarter

Rexam reports European growth in first quarter

Beverage can maker Rexam has said that volume growth has been strong in Europe during the first quarter of 2015.

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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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Absolut opts for bottle redesign

Absolut opts for bottle redesign

Absolut is to redesign its bottle based on its original 1979 design.

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Ultimate Packaging makes £4m flexo press investment

Ultimate Packaging makes £4m flexo press investment

North East Lincolnshire-based Ultimate Packaging based is making further investment to remodel its food standard factory.

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New Jiffy owners announce investment programme

New Jiffy owners announce investment programme

Jiffy Packaging’s new owners have set about the implementation of an investment programme to accelerate growth and develop new products.

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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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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

Ian Lancaster : Hologram stamp of approval for genuine alcohol

Ian Lancaster : Hologram stamp of approval for genuine alcohol

Recent news that hundreds of thousands of litres of illicit drink seized across dozens of countries by international police authorities reminds us that the battle to beat the counterfeiters remains...

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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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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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