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Latin America sees increased demand for automated packaging

Latin America sees increased demand for automated packaging

October 22, 2014 No Comments »

Automated packaging in Latin America is expected to grow rapidly due to burgeoning retail market, a new report claims Read More »

Tetra Pak launches plant-based, fully renewable carton

Tetra Pak launches plant-based, fully renewable carton

October 17, 2014 No Comments »

Tetra Pak has launched the first carton made entirely from plant-based, renewable packaging materials Read More »

Coveris hires new legal advisor

Coveris hires new legal advisor

October 16, 2014 No Comments »

Coveris has appointed Kathleen McJohn as vice president, general counsel and secretary, serving as the senior legal advisor of the corporation Read More »

Cerulean to showcase optical carton crease tester at Pack Expo

Cerulean to showcase optical carton crease tester at Pack Expo

October 8, 2014 No Comments »

UK instrumentation company Cerulean will be showing its new optical carton crease tester (OCT) at Pack Expo Read More »

RPC expands US operation with £10m investment

RPC expands US operation with £10m investment

October 8, 2014 No Comments »

RPC Group has expanded its Bramlage-Wiko site in the US with a £10m plus investment Read More »

GCS bullish on pharma sales

GCS bullish on pharma sales

October 7, 2014 No Comments »

Global Closure Systems is forecasting €50m pharmaceutical sales by 2017, an increase from its current level of €44.7m for this year Read More »

O-I secures joint venture with Constellation

O-I secures joint venture with Constellation

October 6, 2014 No Comments »

US glass container giant Owens-Illinois (O-I) has entered into a joint venture with Constellation Brands Read More »

Tetra Pak predicts dairy processors face challenge in surging dairy market

Tetra Pak predicts dairy processors face challenge in surging dairy market

October 2, 2014 No Comments »

Tetra Pak has released its 7th Dairy Index which predicts global demand is set to overtake the available supply over the next decade Read More »

Smurfit Kappa to buy US corrugated firm in $150m deal

Smurfit Kappa to buy US corrugated firm in $150m deal

September 29, 2014 No Comments »

Smurfit Kappa Group is to acquire Bates Container, a Texas-based corrugated packaging manufacturer, for an initial fee of $150m (£92m) Read More »

Cosmopack trade fair held in New York

Cosmopack trade fair held in New York

September 26, 2014 No Comments »

Cosmopack, the trade fair for the beauty industry’s production chain, has been held in New York Read More »

APP signs New York Declaration on Forests

APP signs New York Declaration on Forests

September 24, 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 »