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Logson Group sets out strategy after Inspirepac sale

Logson Group sets out strategy after Inspirepac sale

Corrugated specialist Logson Group is to focus on its “chosen market sectors” in the wake of its sale of Inspirepac to Smurfit Kappa

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DS Smith to exhibit at home delivery show

DS Smith to exhibit at home delivery show

DS Smith is exhibiting at the Home Delivery World Europe show, which will cover packaging and logistics.

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Record year as European can sales grow 4% in 2014

Record year as European can sales grow 4% in 2014

European can sales posted a record year in 2014, with total fillings rising by 4% to almost 63 billion cans.

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UK Aerosol sector grows for fourth successive year

The UK aerosol sector has grown for the fourth year running, with personal care and industrial sector registering high growth figures.

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Schubert aids Natures Organics with TLM line

Schubert aids Natures Organics with TLM line

Australian personal care specialist Natures Organics has seen a boost in productivity after installing a new TLM line from Schubert

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Ishida to unveil integrated weigher and bagmaker

Ishida to unveil integrated weigher and bagmaker

Ishida will be showcasing its snacks packing solutions at Snackex Istanbul, including a fully integrated weigher and bagmaker system from a single manufacturer

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Smurfit Kappa adds Inspirepac and Beacon to UK division

Smurfit Kappa adds Inspirepac and Beacon to UK division

Smurfit Kappa has bolstered its UK operations with the acquisition of Inspirepac and a majority shareholding in Beacon Packaging

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Four day strike at Smurfit Kappa Northampton site suspended

Four day strike at Smurfit Kappa Northampton site suspended

A four day strike at Smurfit Kappa in Northampton has been suspended pending the appeals of two sacked senior stewards.

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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

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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Giving our vocabulary a spring clean | Comment – Des King

Giving our vocabulary a spring clean | Comment – Des King

It’s time to give our vocabulary a bit of spring cleaning this Easter season, says Des King.

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The end of the MSc | Comment – Philip Chadwick

The end of the MSc | Comment – Philip Chadwick

The industry needs to respond to the end of the MSc and inspire a new generation.

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Design

Royston produces ‘peel and re-seal’ labels for Wingman range

Royston produces ‘peel and re-seal’ labels for Wingman range

Royston Labels has recently produced ‘peel and re-seal’ labels for male grooming products brand, Wingman....

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Equipment

Schubert aids Natures Organics with TLM line

Schubert aids Natures Organics with TLM line

Australian personal care specialist Natures Organics has seen a boost in productivity after installing a...

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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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