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Duo UK to produce sugarcane mailing bags

Duo UK to produce sugarcane mailing bags

August 20, 2014 No Comments »

Polythene bag manufacturer Duo UK has become the first UK-based manufacturer to produce mailing bags using Green PE, a thermoplastic resin made entirely from sugarcane ethanol Read More »

Mauser Group launches Mexican joint venture

August 19, 2014 No Comments »

Mauser Group, the global industrial packaging company, has expanded it Americas presence through the recent formation of Mauser International Mexico (MIM), an IBC and reconditioning joint venture Read More »

Novelis completes $106m investment in Brazil

Novelis completes $106m investment in Brazil

August 15, 2014 No Comments »

Novelis, one of the world’s largest recyclers of aluminium, has commissioned a $106m (£63.5m) coating line project for beverage can end stock in Brazil Read More »

Eataly appoints Smurfit Kappa to boost global presence

Eataly appoints Smurfit Kappa to boost global presence

August 14, 2014 No Comments »

Smurfit Kappa has signed a deal with Eataly, the food retail and dining concept, to help it to expand into global markets Read More »

Owens-Illinois produces new bottles for Damrak Dutch Gin

Owens-Illinois produces new bottles for Damrak Dutch Gin

August 11, 2014 No Comments »

Owens-Illinois (O-I), has completed a line extension for Lucas Bols to produce 70cl and 1-litre bottles of Damrak Dutch Gin Read More »

MPs call for health warnings on alcoholic drinks

MPs call for health warnings on alcoholic drinks

August 11, 2014 No Comments »

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Alcohol Misuse has called for health warnings on all alcohol labels Read More »

Saxco International acquires Square Peg Packaging and Printing

August 11, 2014 No Comments »

Saxco International, North American distributor of rigid packaging for the drinks trade, has acquired Square Peg Packaging and Printing, for an undisclosed fee Read More »

Healthcare packaging market “highly fragmented”

Healthcare packaging market “highly fragmented”

August 7, 2014 No Comments »

The top 20 healthcare packaging firms accounted for just 32% of the global market in 2014, according to a new report Read More »

CD&R wraps up purchase of Mauser Group from DIC

CD&R wraps up purchase of Mauser Group from DIC

August 6, 2014 No Comments »

Private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) has completed the €1.2bn (£952m) acquisition of the Mauser Group from Dubai International Capital (DIC) Read More »

SIG Combibloc €40m extrusion line in Brazilian plant

SIG Combibloc €40m extrusion line in Brazilian plant

August 1, 2014 No Comments »

SIG Combibloc has installed a €40m extrusion line at its Brazilian packaging plant which laminates unprocessed cardboard for carton packs on-site Read More »

Cosmopack announces dates for New York trade fair

July 25, 2014 No Comments »

Cosmopack, the trade fair for the beauty industry’s production chain, will be making its New York debut 22-23 September 2014 at the Trump Soho Hotel. Read More »

Florida copacker claims a ‘revolutionary’ product

Florida copacker claims a ‘revolutionary’ product

July 22, 2014 1 Comment »

Versatile Packagers has launched a new line of what it describes as environmentally, cost efficient product solutions called Sustainable Packaging Read More »

G3 Enterprises calls new Nilpeter press ‘game changer’

G3 Enterprises calls new Nilpeter press ‘game changer’

July 14, 2014 No Comments »

G3 Enterprises in Modesto, California has added an 11-colour Nilpeter FA-4 multi-substrate flexo press to their plant Read More »

Tetra Pak pushes for responsible material sourcing

Tetra Pak pushes for responsible material sourcing

July 11, 2014 No Comments »

Tetra Pak is calling on the packaging industry to ensure responsible material sourcing and move forward from just recycling through weight reduction and disposal Read More »

Digital packaging and labelling market to reach $8bn in 2014

July 10, 2014 No Comments »

The global digital packaging and labelling market will reach $8.02bn (£4.68bn) in 2014, according to a new report by business intelligence provider Visiongain Read More »