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Ball Packaging talks sustainability success at House of Commons

Ball Packaging talks sustainability success at House of Commons

Ball Packaging Europe showcased sustainability successes during the Soft Drinks Roadmap Event at the House of Commons on 22 October

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Novamont holds open day at Sardinian bio-run industrial complex

Novamont holds open day at Sardinian bio-run industrial complex

Matrìca, the Italian integrated green chemistry complex, has hosted an international open day to present the newly-built plant at Porto Torres to European stakeholders

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Kite Packaging acquires new two-acre site in Swindon

Kite Packaging acquires new two-acre site in Swindon

Kite Packaging has announced the acquisition of a two-acre site in Swindon

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BPF expresses concerns on misleading schools about plastics

BPF expresses concerns on misleading schools about plastics

The BPF is calling for more balance in information offered to school children about plastics materials and products

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Symphony CEO blasts Scotland bag tax

Symphony CEO blasts Scotland bag tax

The head of one of Britain’s leading plastics companies has cast doubt on the fairness of Scotland’s ‘bag tax’ which came into effect this week

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Marchesini Group bullish about future growth with new investments

Marchesini Group bullish about future growth with new investments

Italian packaging equipment giant Marchesini Group is in bullish mood, forecasting a 12% increase in turnover and a slew of investment projects

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WikiFoods gives new meaning to tasteful packaging

WikiFoods gives new meaning to tasteful packaging

WikiFoods has developed a new food and beverage packaging technology designed to be consumed

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James Cropper creates suede-like paper

James Cropper creates suede-like paper

James Cropper Paper has created packaging designed to more accurately mimic the texture of premium, napped leathers

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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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Raj Bhardwaj: CorrBoard expertly manages a soft landing in uncertain times

Raj Bhardwaj: CorrBoard expertly manages a soft landing in uncertain times

Raj Bhardwaj discusses global economic factors surrounding the outlook for containerboard demand

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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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