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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 »

BillerudKorsnäs invests £78m in Swedish paper mills

August 27, 2014 No Comments »

BillerudKorsnäs, the Swedish packaging paper, consumer board and containerboard company, has invested SEK 900m (£78m) at its Frövi and Rockhammar mills Read More »

SATO opens logistics centre in Poland

SATO opens logistics centre in Poland

August 19, 2014 No Comments »

SATO has established a new central logistics Centre in Wroclaw, Poland, to create a more effective logistics and delivery system throughout Europe Read More »

Mauser Group launches Mexican joint venture

August 19, 2014 No Comments »

Mauser Group, the global industrial packaging company, has expanded it Americas presence through the recent formation of Mauser International Mexico (MIM), an IBC and reconditioning joint venture 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 »

Owens-Illinois produces new bottles for Damrak Dutch Gin

Owens-Illinois produces new bottles for Damrak Dutch Gin

August 11, 2014 No Comments »

Owens-Illinois (O-I), has completed a line extension for Lucas Bols to produce 70cl and 1-litre bottles of Damrak Dutch Gin 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 »

KHS optimises roll-fed labeler series

KHS optimises roll-fed labeler series

August 8, 2014 No Comments »

KHS has extended its Innoket 360 series of roll-fed labeling machines. 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 »

Premier Tech Chronos delivers dedicated packing system for Carbery

Premier Tech Chronos delivers dedicated packing system for Carbery

August 6, 2014 No Comments »

Premier Tech Chronos has secured an order to supply a complete packing system to Carbery Food Ingredients at its Ballineen site, near Cork in Ireland Read More »

CD&R wraps up purchase of Mauser Group from DIC

CD&R wraps up purchase of Mauser Group from DIC

August 6, 2014 No Comments »

Private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) has completed the €1.2bn (£952m) acquisition of the Mauser Group from Dubai International Capital (DIC) Read More »

Sequana registers strong sales amidst restructuring

August 6, 2014 No Comments »

Sequana, owner of paper and packaging firms Arjowiggins and Antalis, has registered a 2.7% increase in sales to €1.72bn (£1.36bn) and an 11% hike in EBITDA to €68m (£54m) Read More »

Smurfit Kappa produces interactive display for Absolut Vodka

Smurfit Kappa produces interactive display for Absolut Vodka

August 6, 2014 No Comments »

Smurfit Kappa has produced an eye-catching in-store display for Irish Distillers’ 1l Absolut Vodka Read More »

European flexible packaging market struggling to grow

European flexible packaging market struggling to grow

July 25, 2014 No Comments »

Growth in Europe’s flexible packaging market has slowed to 1.3% in both value and volume terms in 2013, according PCI Films Read More »

33,000 expected at BrauBeviale 2014 (video)

33,000 expected at BrauBeviale 2014 (video)

July 22, 2014 No Comments »

BrauBeviale, the capital goods exhibition for the beverage industry, takes place in the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg from 11-13 November Read More »