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Tetra Pak launches plant-based, fully renewable carton

Tetra Pak launches plant-based, fully renewable carton

October 17, 2014 No Comments »

Tetra Pak has announced the launch of 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 »

APP welcomes PEFC endorsement of Indonesia forest scheme

APP welcomes PEFC endorsement of Indonesia forest scheme

October 15, 2014 No Comments »

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has welcomed the decision by the PEFC to endorse the Indonesian Forestry Certification Cooperation’s Sustainable Forest Certification Management scheme. 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 »

JDO branches out to Asia with new Singapore office

JDO branches out to Asia with new Singapore office

October 6, 2014 No Comments »

JDO Brand Design & Innovation is targeting the Asian market after opening an office in Singapore 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 »

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 »