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Vaiopak wins entrepreneur award from Nectar

Vaiopak wins entrepreneur award from Nectar

Joe Fogel, founder of Essex-based business Vaiopak, has won the Entrepreneur of the Year prize at the Nectar Business Small Business Awards

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International Paper launches new size Ecotainer cups

International Paper launches new size Ecotainer cups

International Paper Foodservice Europe is manufacturing the 6, 8 and 12 ounce Ecotainer cups at its factory in Winsford, Cheshire

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Packaging Innovations adds new features to London show

Packaging Innovations adds new features to London show

Those attending London’s biggest packaging show can expect an abundance of educational, creative and inspirational show floor entertainment from the moment the doors open

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TCL achieves A rating from British Retail Consortium

TCL achieves A rating from British Retail Consortium

TCL Packaging has been awarded a top A BRC rating by Lloyds register for its food safety systems and processes at its new 21,300m² factory at Stafford Park, Telford

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Coca-Cola to sponsor the London Eye

Coca-Cola to sponsor the London Eye

Coca-Cola Great Britain and Merlin Entertainments have signed a new sponsorship agreement for the London Eye

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Name change for copacker Design Plus at Packaging Innovations

Name change for copacker Design Plus at Packaging Innovations

Design Plus Packaging has recently changed its name to Design Plus Health and Beauty and will market its services at Packaging Innovations

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Americk Webtech announces £11m investment plan

Americk Webtech announces £11m investment plan

Reel-fed label manufacturer Americk Webtech has announced a major new £11m expansion plan

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New braille printing for plastic pharmaceutical packaging

New braille printing for plastic pharmaceutical packaging

Nolato Medical Pharma Packaging has developed new braille printing for plastic pharmaceutical packaging

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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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Fresh ideas for rigid market | Supplier Analysis – rigid plastics

Fresh ideas for rigid market | Supplier Analysis – rigid plastics

The rigid plastics sector is driving forward on two fronts - a push towards new products and a focus on sustainability. Jez Abbott caught up with six packaging suppliers in...

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Mission impossible for packaging waste? | Analysis

Mission impossible for packaging waste? | Analysis

The EU’s tough waste recycling targets have been met by widespread criticism from the industry. So why is this the case and what options do various trade bodies have? Olivia...

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Raj Bhardwaj: Material costs rise – with differing impacts

Raj Bhardwaj: Material costs rise – with differing impacts

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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The two sides to every carton | Tech Talk – Matt Rockley

The two sides to every carton | Tech Talk – Matt Rockley

There are two sides to every story – and two sides to every carton

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Smithers Pira | The key trends driving bioplastics

With packaging markets consuming more than 60% of all global bioplastics production, the packaging industry has become the most important end-use sector for bioplastics. Smithers Pira finds out more

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Thermal inkjet technology pushing manufacturing limits

Thermal inkjet technology pushing manufacturing limits

Casey Robertson, North American product manager, Videojet Technologies, looks at the challenges of the non-porous makeup of rigid and flexible packages, as well as pre-packaged products requiring a stock keeping...

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