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Nick Clegg visits British Glass Academy extension site

Nick Clegg visits British Glass Academy extension site

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has visited the prospective site of the new British Glass Academy Building in Sheffield, following a £5m funding package earlier this year

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PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 17 October 2014

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 17 October 2014

Each week, we publish the average trading price for packaging recovery notes from PRN trading platform the Environment Exchange

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Luxury Packaging Awards 2014: winners revealed

Luxury Packaging Awards 2014: winners revealed

Packaging News reveals the winners of the first Luxury Packaging Awards, announced at The Underglobe, London

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HP develops roll-to-roll inkjet products with KBA

HP develops roll-to-roll inkjet products with KBA

HP has announced its collaboration with Koenig & Bauer Group (KBA) to develop new roll-to-roll inkjet products for the corrugated packaging market

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Former Apprentice star appoints Vetroplas for skincare product

Former Apprentice star appoints Vetroplas for skincare product

Vetroplas is supplying luxury packaging for a skincare brand launched by a former contestant of the BBC’s The Apprentice

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US scientists call for calorie-burning effort on labels

US scientists call for calorie-burning effort on labels

US scientists are calling for the effort it takes to burn off calories to be printed on food and drinks packaging

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Clondalkin Group appoints new director of engineered films

Clondalkin Group appoints new director of engineered films

Clondalkin Group has appointed Rienk Jan van der Kooi as managing director of its engineered films business unit in the Netherlands

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DS Smith launches employee health campaign

DS Smith launches employee health campaign

DS Smith in Belper, Derbyshire has taken the lead in tackling possible unhealthy lifestyle habits among its 200 employees

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Family name continues in robust market

Family name continues in robust market

The Smurfit name is now well established in the packaging sector, from its humble beginnings in 1938 in Ireland

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All roads lead to accelerated M&A frenzy

All roads lead to accelerated M&A frenzy

It’s been a busy year for packaging with investors keen to snap up a raft of the industry’s players, both big and small.

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Community copacker’s new owners add value

Community copacker’s new owners add value

Following a management buy-out last year, Joanne Varey has instilled a proactive approach to winning business from blue-chip clients in London. Waqas Qureshi visited the multi-channel contract packer

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A responsible path to luxury | Category Focus – luxury packaging

A responsible path to luxury | Category Focus – luxury packaging

Packaging in the luxury market has a reputation for putting sustainability near the bottom of the priority list. But is this changing? Simon Creasey finds out

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Supermarket sweep: packaging trends from the shop floor

Supermarket sweep: packaging trends from the shop floor

Kate Fischer, account director, Sun Branding Solutions – creative, discusses the trends that are driving changes in packaging

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Simon Preece: Biomotive Triggers help your pack get noticed

Simon Preece: Biomotive Triggers help your pack get noticed

Elmwood's Simon Preece examines how Biomotive Trigggers can offer valuable consumer insight

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Paul Foot: Innovation shifts to lightweight solutions

Paul Foot: Innovation shifts to lightweight solutions

Paul Foot, from intellectual property attorney Withers & Rogers, looks at how the market has moved towards lighter packaging

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Barry Darnell: The best toy packs stick to classic principles

Barry Darnell: The best toy packs stick to classic principles

What makes good toy packaging? Analogue's Barry Darnell, who has worked with some of the world’s biggest toy brands, shares his top tips

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