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Coca-Cola cap producer supports sustainability drive

Coca-Cola cap producer supports sustainability drive

Chilean plastics processor Envases has recently invested in two high-speed Sumitomo (SHI) Demag El-Exis SP injection moulding machines.

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RAJA Group buys distance selling company Morplan

RAJA Group buys distance selling company Morplan

The RAJA Group, distributor of packaging supplies and equipment for businesses, has acquired Morplan, a distance seller of retail supplies and equipment.

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Apple buys US forests in push for long-term sustainable packaging

Apple buys US forests in push for long-term sustainable packaging

Apple has acquired two forests in the USA to deliver sustainably harvested timber to paper and pulp mills.

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Inspirepac deal positive, says Moody’s

Inspirepac deal positive, says Moody’s

Moody’s has commended Smurfit Kappa’s deal to acquire Inspirepac, describing it as credit positive.

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Færch Plast announces expansion plans

Færch Plast announces expansion plans

In line with a long-term growth strategy, Færch Plast has announced International expansion plans

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Beatson Clark inspires new Rotherham brewery beer

Beatson Clark inspires new Rotherham brewery beer

A Rotherham brewery has named a new beer in honour of glass bottle manufacturer Beatson Clark, one of the oldest businesses in the town.

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U-Boot Getränke launches ‘U-boat’ bottle concept

U-Boot Getränke launches ‘U-boat’ bottle concept

German company U-Boot Getränke is looking to stir up the spirits sector with a packaging concept from Greiner Packaging.

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Logson Group sets out strategy after Inspirepac sale

Logson Group sets out strategy after Inspirepac sale

Corrugated specialist Logson Group is to focus on its “chosen market sectors” in the wake of its sale of Inspirepac to Smurfit Kappa

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Features

Debate tackles growth sector | Personal Care Roundtable – video

Debate tackles growth sector | Personal Care Roundtable – video

In the first of our series of roundtable events, held in association with the Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association, PN and a panel of experts look at the of issues facing...

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Metal makers undented | Supplier Analysis – Metal

Metal makers undented | Supplier Analysis – Metal

Uncertainty in Europe and currency fluctuations has failed to dent the good fortune and optimism of metal packagers. Jez Abbott finds out more.

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Pharma’s future | Category Focus – Pharmaceutical

Pharma’s future | Category Focus – Pharmaceutical

Numerous obstacles may have hindered pharmaceutical pack innovation over the years but despite increased regulation could pack designers soon enjoy more freedom? Tony Corbin reports.

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Degree crisis needs solution | Higher Education – Special Report

Degree crisis needs solution | Higher Education – Special Report

With the ending of Brunel University’s packaging technology management MSc in September 2014, the UK lost a ‘holistic’ view of the packaging process. Does this add up to a wider...

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Comment

Graham Margetson | The hidden riches of packaging waste compliance

Graham Margetson | The hidden riches of packaging waste compliance

Lorax Compliance's Graham Margetson highlights the hidden business benefits within the EU’s Packaging Essential Requirements Regulations; revealing how manufacturers can use packaging best practice to boost profits and avoid their...

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Mike Ridgway | Closing the doors on packaging

Mike Ridgway | Closing the doors on packaging

CPMA director Mike Ridgway considers the consequences of the extension of the display ban on tobacco packaged products.

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Giving our vocabulary a spring clean | Comment – Des King

Giving our vocabulary a spring clean | Comment – Des King

It’s time to give our vocabulary a bit of spring cleaning this Easter season, says Des King.

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The end of the MSc | Comment – Philip Chadwick

The end of the MSc | Comment – Philip Chadwick

The industry needs to respond to the end of the MSc and inspire a new generation.

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Equipment

Coca-Cola cap producer supports sustainability drive

Coca-Cola cap producer supports sustainability drive

Chilean plastics processor Envases has recently invested in two high-speed Sumitomo (SHI) Demag El-Exis SP...

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International

ELSA aims to strengthen mission with new corporate image

ELSA aims to strengthen mission with new corporate image

Mexican industrial packaging company Envases y Laminados has created a new corporate image inspired by...

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