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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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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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Smurfit Kappa and BiBoViNo deliver quality wines in Bag-in-Box

Smurfit Kappa and BiBoViNo deliver quality wines in Bag-in-Box

Smurfit Kappa and specialised wine shops company BiBoViNo, have partnered to deliver high-end wines in Bag-in-Box packaging.

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Mercian Labels to take delivery of Xeikon Cheetah digital press

Mercian Labels to take delivery of Xeikon Cheetah digital press

Xeikon is to install the first Xeikon Cheetah digital label press at Mercian Labels following its launch last year.

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Foodservice packaging seminar urges industry to collaborate

Mark Pawsey MP has called on the foodservice industry to collaborate to devise a code of practise to boost recycling and recovery rates

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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 its success at the London event in 2014.

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Marchesini Group boosted by 11% growth in 2014

Marchesini Group boosted by 11% growth in 2014

Italian packaging machinery giant Marchesini Group registered an 11% increase in turnover in 2014, reaching €247m (£185m).

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Packaging Innovations 2015 | Dempson Bag to make an impact

Packaging Innovations 2015 | Dempson Bag to make an impact

Visitors to stand G23 at this year’s Packaging Innovations 2015 show will be able to see a new machine made paper carrier bag concept from Dempson.

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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

Waggledance rebrands popular Lancashire muffin maker

Waggledance rebrands popular Lancashire muffin maker

GH Sheldon Wholesale Bakers in Manchester has launched a new brand identity, and shortened its...

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Environment

L’Oreal to review green impact of labels

L’Oreal to review green impact of labels

L’Oreal Americas and Avery Dennison are collaborating to identify and reduce the environmental impacts of...

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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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