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APP signs New York Declaration on Forests

APP signs New York Declaration on Forests

September 23, 2014 No Comments »

Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP) has joined a number of companies, governments and NGOs to sign the New York Declaration on Forests at the UN Climate Summit Read More »

PCI snaps up Biotec Services to expand EU footprint

PCI snaps up Biotec Services to expand EU footprint

September 19, 2014 No Comments »

PCI has acquired Biotec Services International, the Welsh provider of clinical trial services and temperature controlled pharmaceutical services, for an undisclosed fee Read More »

Xeikon to launch Web Varnishing Module at Labelexpo

Xeikon to launch Web Varnishing Module at Labelexpo

September 19, 2014 No Comments »

Xeikon is to launch its Web Varnishing Module at Labelexpo Americas Read More »

International Paper to sell three US converting facilities

International Paper to sell three US converting facilities

September 12, 2014 No Comments »

International Paper has agreed to sell three of its largest paperboard converting facilities in the US to North Carolina-based Atlantic Packaging Read More »

Sidel reduces blowing pressure for US Coca-Cola bottler

Sidel reduces blowing pressure for US Coca-Cola bottler

September 10, 2014 No Comments »

Sidel Services has implemented its ECO Booster service on four of Minnesota-based Midwest Coca-Cola’s SBO14/14 blow moulding machines Read More »

Reynolds Group could off-load packaging units

Reynolds Group could off-load packaging units

September 9, 2014 No Comments »

Rank Group, the New Zealand-based parent company of packaging giant Reynolds Group, is planning to sell two of its food and beverage packaging businesses, according to The Financial Times Read More »

Crown Holdings snaps up Heineken’s Mexican pack division

Crown Holdings snaps up Heineken’s Mexican pack division

September 1, 2014 No Comments »

Crown Holdings has agreed to acquire Heineken’s Mexican packaging business in a $1.23bn (£740m) deal Read More »

BPI records 25% increase in UK profits

BPI records 25% increase in UK profits

August 29, 2014 No Comments »

British Polythene Industries (BPI) has recorded a 25% surge in UK profits for the first half of this year Read More »

OPA supports move for plastic bags in California

August 29, 2014 No Comments »

The Oxo-biodegradable Plastics Association (OPA) has supported the rejection of a proposal to ban plastic bags in California this week Read More »

Multi-Action Labels expands into short-run, just-in-time printing

Multi-Action Labels expands into short-run, just-in-time printing

August 29, 2014 No Comments »

Multi-Action Labels, the Canadian self-adhesive label laminator and converter, has expanded its short-run printing operation after installing SPGPrints’ DSI UV-inkjet label printing press Read More »

Surgichem snapped up by US firm Omnicell

Surgichem snapped up by US firm Omnicell

August 27, 2014 No Comments »

Omnicell, the US medication and supply management firm, has completed the acquisition of medical packaging company Surgichem for an undisclosed fee Read More »

Oak Hill Capital to buy Berlin Packaging in $1.43bn deal

August 27, 2014 No Comments »

US private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners has agreed a deal with Bahrain-based Investcorp Bank to buy container maker Berlin Packaging in a $1.43bn (£86m) transaction Read More »

Sidel opens new training centre in Mexico

Sidel opens new training centre in Mexico

August 26, 2014 No Comments »

Sidel Services has opened a new training centre in Guadalajara, Mexico, featuring a virtual factory environment, augmented reality and authentic parts Read More »

Graphic Packaging to invest £25m at US paper mill

August 22, 2014 No Comments »

Graphic Packaging International is to invest $41.5m (£25m) in upgrading production machinery at its West Monroe paper mill in Louisiana Read More »

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 »