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Rexam produces new Spider-Man cans

Rexam produces new Spider-Man cans

September 15, 2014 No Comments »

Rexam and the Alcon Group have jointly produced Marvel’s licensed Spider-Man themed cans for milkshake company Mio Read More »

Rexam recycles 3 tonnes of metal in Euro charity challenge

Rexam recycles 3 tonnes of metal in Euro charity challenge

September 12, 2014 No Comments »

Rexam has recycled 3.32 tonnes of metal as part of its annual pan European Community Can Challenge Read More »

DS Smith buys Croatian injection moulding company

DS Smith buys Croatian injection moulding company

September 11, 2014 No Comments »

DS Smith Plastics Division has acquired the Croatian injection moulding company Kaplast, for an undisclosed fee Read More »

Tetra Pak joins initiative to assess FSC impact

Tetra Pak joins initiative to assess FSC impact

September 11, 2014 No Comments »

Tetra Pak is promoting the benefits of legal, responsibly sourced, sustainable timber and the role of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification in the delivery of these values Read More »

First install for HP’s corrugated digital system

First install for HP’s corrugated digital system

September 10, 2014 No Comments »

A corrugated packaging specialist in the Czech Republic has installed the first HP Inkjet Corrugated Packaging Solution Read More »

Reynolds Group could off-load packaging units

Reynolds Group could off-load packaging units

September 9, 2014 No Comments »

Rank Group, the New Zealand-based parent company of packaging giant Reynolds Group, is planning to sell two of its food and beverage packaging businesses, according to The Financial Times Read More »

Alupro proposes new protocol for recovered aluminium

Alupro proposes new protocol for recovered aluminium

September 5, 2014 No Comments »

A new protocol could see up to 10,000 tonnes of recovered aluminium being counted towards the targets set for the recovery of aluminium packaging Read More »

65 billion PET bottles recycled in Europe in 2013

65 billion PET bottles recycled in Europe in 2013

September 3, 2014 No Comments »

Over 65 billion PET bottles were recycled in Europe in 2013 - a 7% increase, according to new figures from Petcore Europe Read More »

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 »