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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 »

Huhtamaki to buy Indian packaging firm in $336m deal

July 9, 2014 No Comments »

Huhtamaki has announced plans to buy Indian firm Positive Packaging for $336m (£196m) in a move to expand into Indian and Middle Eastern markets Read More »

Indonesia mulls alcohol plain packaging rules

July 8, 2014 No Comments »

The Indonesian government is considering issuing a regulation on alcohol that would require drinks companies to use plain packaging Read More »

International Paper stock forecast to surge over next 12 months

International Paper stock forecast to surge over next 12 months

July 1, 2014 No Comments »

International Paper (IP) could see shares rise up to 40% in the next 12 months, according to American financial magazine Barron's. Read More »

Packaging opportunities in India to grow with online retail surge

June 26, 2014 No Comments »

The Indian online shopping market is forecast to grow to $22bn (£12.8bn) in five years, with huge associated opportunities for packaging firms Read More »

Domino records double-digit growth in Europe and Asia

Domino records double-digit growth in Europe and Asia

June 24, 2014 No Comments »

Domino Printing Sciences has recorded an 11% hike in sales this year, with profit before tax reaching £25.9m Read More »

Smurfit Kappa in customer brand strategy push

Smurfit Kappa in customer brand strategy push

June 19, 2014 No Comments »

Smurfit Kappa is to launch a new global brand strategy across 32 countries as it looks to consolidate its position in the packaging industry Read More »

Australia rejects claims of increase in tobacco smuggling

Australia rejects claims of increase in tobacco smuggling

May 28, 2014 No Comments »

The Australian government has rebuffed claims by tobacco manufacturers that the introduction of plain packaging laws has sparked an increase in smuggling Read More »

Britannia Garment Packaging opens new facility in Bangladesh

Britannia Garment Packaging opens new facility in Bangladesh

May 27, 2014 2 Comments »

Britannia Garment Packaging has opened a new production facility in Dhaka, Bangladesh, which it hopes will set a new precedent for the global garment industry Read More »

Interpack 2014 | Indian can maker exports a billion ends

Interpack 2014 | Indian can maker exports a billion ends

May 6, 2014 No Comments »

Hindustan Tin Works (HTW), prominent Indian can and end maker, will celebrate the export of its "1 billion ends" at the Metal Packaging Plaza during Interpack Read More »

APP to restore a further one million hectares of forest in Indonesia

APP to restore a further one million hectares of forest in Indonesia

April 29, 2014 No Comments »

Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP) has announced a plan to restore and support the conservation of one million hectares of rainforest across Indonesia Read More »

Tetra Pak filling machine boosts production at Chinese dairy

April 16, 2014 No Comments »

Tetra Pak has helped boost production and reduce operational costs at Mengniu, a Chinese dairy producing premium flavoured milk Latte Read More »

Bosch Packaging Technology relocates to new site in Japan

Bosch Packaging Technology relocates to new site in Japan

April 11, 2014 No Comments »

Bosch Packaging Technology has moved into a new €1.6m facilty at Musashi, 70 km north of Tokyo Read More »

Coveris appoints new chief executive

Coveris appoints new chief executive

March 28, 2014 Comments Off

Coveris, the plastics multinational that includes the former Paragon and Britton businesses, has named a new chief executive Read More »