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Clifton Packaging offers chicken packaging bacteria solution

Clifton Packaging offers chicken packaging bacteria solution

Clifton Packaging has responded to the Food Standards Agency (FSA) study which claimed that 70% of chickens sold in major supermarkets tested positive for the presence of campylobacter

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Multi Packaging Solutions acquires Presentation Products

Multi Packaging Solutions acquires Presentation Products

Multi Packaging Solutions (MPS) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Presentation Products Group, a supplier of specialty rigid packaging and gifting products

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Symphony welcomes ‘oxo’ ban rejection

Symphony welcomes ‘oxo’ ban rejection

Symphony Environmental has welcomed the rejection of a ban on oxo-biodegradable plastics by the Council of Member-States of the

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Sidel relocates UK office

Sidel relocates UK office

Beverage packaging specialist Sidel has relocated its UK office to better serve customers in the UK and Ireland

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Kingspan Protective Packaging extends offering to the UK

Kingspan Protective Packaging extends offering to the UK

Kingspan Protective Packaging (KPP) has appointed Sanjit Dosanjh as packaging division sales manager as it extends its offering to the British packaging sector

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RPC announce profits and €386m Promens Group acquisition plan

RPC announce profits and €386m Promens Group acquisition plan

While announcing its half year results, RPC Group also revealed plans to buy Iceland-based Promens Group AS for €386m

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Brands miss multi-million euro shelf-ready opportunities, says Smurfit Kappa

Brands miss multi-million euro shelf-ready opportunities, says Smurfit Kappa

Despite 76% of purchase decisions being made by shoppers in-store, brands are often failing to seize upon the powerful marketing opportunity it represents, says a new Smurfit Kappa report

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APP showcases “world’s largest carton-making machine”

APP showcases “world’s largest carton-making machine”

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has showcased what it claims is the largest and fastest carton-making machine in the world.

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Features

Video | Food packaging roundtable

Video | Food packaging roundtable

In the third of our series of roundtable events held in association with Essentra Packaging, PN and a panel of experts look at the wide range of issues facing the...

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Corrugated on the fast track to a digital future | CPI Promotional Feature

Corrugated on the fast track to a digital future | CPI Promotional Feature

The timing is just right for the UK corrugated sector and digital print technology to embark on what’s sure to develop into a fulfilling and enduring relationship, reports Des King....

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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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Raj Bhardwaj: All is generally well; can we avoid spoiling it?

Raj Bhardwaj: All is generally well; can we avoid spoiling it?

Raj Bhardwaj takes a look at how the corrugated market is performing and what to look out for in the future.

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Planned flexibility: Contract packing for Christmas and preparing for the unexpected

Planned flexibility: Contract packing for Christmas and preparing for the unexpected

Ben Guy, managing director of Phoenix Contract Services, discusses how contract packers can plan to handle big volumes and tight turnarounds at short notice.

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The magical half-second: making the leap from brand ignorance to brand advocacy

The magical half-second: making the leap from brand ignorance to brand advocacy

Adrian Collins, managing director of Ziggurat Brands, assess how packaging can recruit advocates to new products.

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Grant Montague: Why country of origin needs to be considered

Grant Montague: Why country of origin needs to be considered

Grant Montague of PRS takes a look at how country of origin can have a significant influence on consumer behaviour.

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Environment

Symphony welcomes ‘oxo’ ban rejection

Symphony welcomes ‘oxo’ ban rejection

Symphony Environmental has welcomed the rejection of a ban on oxo-biodegradable plastics by the Council...

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