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Plasfilms debuts at Packaging Innovations

Plasfilms debuts at Packaging Innovations

Films and distribution business Plasfilms is making its show debut at Packaging Innovations this year.

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Dantex co-presenting case study at Label & Print Learnshop

Dantex co-presenting case study at Label & Print Learnshop

Dantex, the supplier of press plates, will be participating in the Learnshops seminar programme at Label & Print.

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US packaging giants RockTenn and MWV in $16bn merger

US packaging giants RockTenn and MWV in $16bn merger

US packaging companies RockTenn and MeadWestvaco (MWV) are to merge to create a global provider of consumer and corrugated packaging.

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Tory MPs to vote against plan pack law

Tory MPs to vote against plan pack law

Up to 100 Tory MPs are said to be planning to vote against government plans to introduce standardised packaging for tobacco.

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Charapak makes new appointments following poppy project success

Charapak makes new appointments following poppy project success

Charapak Integrated Fulfilment has made two appointments for logistics and business development.

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Huhtamaki unveils new brand identity

Huhtamaki unveils new brand identity

Global specialists in packaging for food and drink, Huhtamaki, have launched a refreshed new brand identity, which includes a new logo.

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Fairbanks Scales announces rapid bar code labelling system

Fairbanks Scales announces rapid bar code labelling system

Weighing technology specialist Fairbanks Scales has announced the availability of its LabelBank/DataBank Rapid Bar Code Labelling System.

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Esterform follows £8m investment with Constar acquisition

Esterform follows £8m investment with Constar acquisition

Esterform Packaging has announced that it has acquired the business of Constar UK based at Sherburn-in Elmet near York.

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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

Lord Poppington’s snack brand given new Voice

Lord Poppington’s snack brand given new Voice

Leicestershire brand and design agency Voice worked with Midlands snack brand Lord Poppington’s on the...

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Environment

CPI outlines measures required from next government

CPI outlines measures required from next government

CPI director general, David Workman has issued his January MPs Briefing, outlining what he believes...

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