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Coca-Cola celebrates bottle centenary with “I’ve kissed…” campaign

Coca-Cola celebrates bottle centenary with “I’ve kissed…” campaign

Coca-Cola is marking 100 years of its contour bottle with new pack designs.

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Yorkshire packaging firm celebrates 125th birthday

Yorkshire packaging firm celebrates 125th birthday

Bradford-based family packaging business Holmes Mann is celebrating 125 years in business this year.

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Lecta introduces paper range for labels and flexible packaging

Lecta introduces paper range for labels and flexible packaging

Lecta is introducing its Creaset Endless Possibilities line of one-side coated papers specially designed for labels and flexible packaging applications.

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BPI operating profits soar 11% as business booms

BPI operating profits soar 11% as business booms

British Polythene Industries (BPI) has recorded a sixth consecutive year of growth with operating profits up 11% at £26.7m.

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Packaging Innovations 2015 | Record numbers visit show

Packaging Innovations 2015 | Record numbers visit show

The organiser of Packaging Innovations has reported record numbers for February's Birmingham NEC show.

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MPS completes Presentation Products acquisition

MPS completes Presentation Products acquisition

Multi Packaging Solutions (MPS) has formally completed the acquisition of Presentation Products Group, following the necessary regulatory approval.

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Corrugated crucial in food and drinks industry reveals survey

Corrugated crucial in food and drinks industry reveals survey

Corrugated packaging is the preferred choice for protecting and promoting goods, according to a recent survey by the Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI).

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Goplasticpallets.com campaign aims to dispel pallet myths

Goplasticpallets.com campaign aims to dispel pallet myths

Goplasticpallets.com, independent supplier of plastic pallets and boxes, has launched a campaign aiming to offer the UK plastic pallet industry a public voice.

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Circular debate heats up | Resource 2015 preview

Circular debate heats up | Resource 2015 preview

The circular economy is a topic that’s gathering momentum both at home and abroad. So this year’s Resource is perfectly timed with some big hitters attending. Packaging News previews...

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Corrugated hits the high point | Supplier Analysis – Corrugated

Corrugated hits the high point | Supplier Analysis – Corrugated

Corrugated packaging is on a high but the perception of the sector as being 'wasteful' remains a drawback. Jez Abbott speaks to six companies to find out what’s...

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Revamps get left on the shelf | Category Focus – Own label (1)

Revamps get left on the shelf | Category Focus – Own label (1)

Supermarket own label products are big business but pack redesigns seem to have been put on the back burner of late. Simon Creasey finds out why this is happening

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Foodservice sector talks collaboration | Analysis

Foodservice sector talks collaboration | Analysis

Business leaders from the foodservice packaging sector recently met to address issues such as industry collaboration and communication, legislative targets and the circular economy. Philip Chadwick reports

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John Rainer: Food industry at robotics tipping point

John Rainer: Food industry at robotics tipping point

John Rainer, regional sales manager at FANUC UK, discusses the state of robotics in the UK food processing sector.

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Soap Box blog: Recycling regulations great for resource quality and value

Soap Box blog: Recycling regulations great for resource quality and value

DS Smith's European commercial director, Mathew Prosser says: "The new regulations that came into force at the beginning of January put quality at the heart of recycling."

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Raj Bhardwaj: The sheet plant sector is on the rise

Raj Bhardwaj: The sheet plant sector is on the rise

A snapshot of the corrugated sector from Raj Bhardwaj.

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Hervé Turpault: Packaging for the ageing population

Hervé Turpault: Packaging for the ageing population

Are brands doing enough to provide packaging that appeals to and meets the needs of the aging population? Perception Research Services' Hervé Turpault finds out more.

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Design

Ergo develops Soft & Gentle range for Godrej

Ergo develops Soft & Gentle range for Godrej

Independent brand identity consultancy Ergo has developed the Soft & Gentle Skin Science range for...

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Environment

Unilever and Greenredeem team for Comic Relief

Unilever and Greenredeem team for Comic Relief

Greenredeem, the company that rewards people for everyday green actions, and Unilever are inviting the...

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