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Essentra swoops for Malaysian sealing firm in £28m deal

Essentra swoops for Malaysian sealing firm in £28m deal

September 26, 2014 No Comments »

Essentra is to buy Malaysia-based sealing products manufacturer Abric Berhad in a £28m deal 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 »

Study finds sufficient plantation for APP’s zero deforestation plan

Study finds sufficient plantation for APP’s zero deforestation plan

September 5, 2014 No Comments »

Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) has received positive feedback from a leading NGO for its commitment to cease all forest clearance activity Read More »

Huhtamaki acquires New Zealand carton packaging firm

September 2, 2014 No Comments »

Huhtamaki has acquired New Zealand based Interpac Packaging in a £5.5m deal 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »