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Jim Malone becomes head of recycling at DS Smith

Jim Malone becomes head of recycling at DS Smith

Jim Malone has been appointed head of recycling at DS Smith, replacing Peter McGuinness who becomes director of sustainability across the whole Group.

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Strong link between packaging and purchasing behaviour

Strong link between packaging and purchasing behaviour

MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV) has launched Packaging Matters, its third annual study of the impact of packaging on consumer purchasing behaviour.

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Clondalkin Group announces registered trademark for Flextreme

Clondalkin Group announces registered trademark for Flextreme

Clondalkin Group has announced that the trademark for the company's Flexo HD printing technology has been confirmed.

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Pro2Pac 2015 | Mintel to unveil consumer insights

Pro2Pac 2015 | Mintel to unveil consumer insights

Mintel's Benjamin Punchard will be unveiling some of the latest data on consumers’ attitudes to packaging during his presentation at Pro2Pac Live.

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Gerhard Schubert: 3D scanner enables more reliable packaging

Gerhard Schubert: 3D scanner enables more reliable packaging

Gerhard Schubert will be presenting a TLM picker line equipped with a 3D scanner at the IPACK-IMA trade show in Milan 19-23 May.

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Coca-Cola celebrates bottle centenary with “I’ve kissed…” campaign

Coca-Cola celebrates bottle centenary with “I’ve kissed…” campaign

Coca-Cola is marking 100 years of its contour bottle with new pack designs.

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Pro2Pac 2015 | Record number of international exhibitors announced

Pro2Pac 2015 | Record number of international exhibitors announced

Pro2Pac, the UK’s only event dedicated to food and drink packaging, has announced a record number of international exhibitors.

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Packaging Innovations 2015 | Benson Group reports show success

Packaging Innovations 2015 | Benson Group reports show success

Benson Group is delighted with its success at this year’s Packaging Innovations show where the company showcased new products.

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Features

Circular debate heats up | Resource 2015 preview

Circular debate heats up | Resource 2015 preview

The circular economy is a topic that’s gathering momentum both at home and abroad. So this year’s Resource is perfectly timed with some big hitters attending. Packaging News previews...

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Corrugated hits the high point | Supplier Analysis – Corrugated

Corrugated hits the high point | Supplier Analysis – Corrugated

Corrugated packaging is on a high but the perception of the sector as being 'wasteful' remains a drawback. Jez Abbott speaks to six companies to find out what’s...

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Revamps get left on the shelf | Category Focus – Own label (1)

Revamps get left on the shelf | Category Focus – Own label (1)

Supermarket own label products are big business but pack redesigns seem to have been put on the back burner of late. Simon Creasey finds out why this is happening

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Foodservice sector talks collaboration | Analysis

Foodservice sector talks collaboration | Analysis

Business leaders from the foodservice packaging sector recently met to address issues such as industry collaboration and communication, legislative targets and the circular economy. Philip Chadwick reports

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John Rainer: Food industry at robotics tipping point

John Rainer: Food industry at robotics tipping point

John Rainer, regional sales manager at FANUC UK, discusses the state of robotics in the UK food processing sector.

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Soap Box blog: Recycling regulations great for resource quality and value

Soap Box blog: Recycling regulations great for resource quality and value

DS Smith's European commercial director, Mathew Prosser says: "The new regulations that came into force at the beginning of January put quality at the heart of recycling."

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Raj Bhardwaj: The sheet plant sector is on the rise

Raj Bhardwaj: The sheet plant sector is on the rise

A snapshot of the corrugated sector from Raj Bhardwaj.

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Hervé Turpault: Packaging for the ageing population

Hervé Turpault: Packaging for the ageing population

Are brands doing enough to provide packaging that appeals to and meets the needs of the aging population? Perception Research Services' Hervé Turpault finds out more.

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Environment

Unilever and Greenredeem team for Comic Relief

Unilever and Greenredeem team for Comic Relief

Greenredeem, the company that rewards people for everyday green actions, and Unilever are inviting the...

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