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European flexible packaging market still struggling to grow

July 24, 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 »

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 »

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 »

Paper and board production decline offset by tissue and packaging

Paper and board production decline offset by tissue and packaging

July 7, 2014 No Comments »

The Confederation of European Paper Industries’ (CEPI) 2013 Key Statistics report shows production decline but positive trade Read More »

Amcor continues to lead Europe’s plastics packaging industry

Amcor continues to lead Europe’s plastics packaging industry

July 7, 2014 No Comments »

The Amcor group remains the largest plastics packaging producer in Europe in value terms, according to business research and analysis consultancy Applied Market Information Read More »

42% of beverage cartons recycled in 2013

July 7, 2014 No Comments »

EU beverage cartons recycling rates reached 42% in 2013, an increase of 3% according to new figures Read More »

UNI Packaging boosts capability with HP digital press investment

UNI Packaging boosts capability with HP digital press investment

July 7, 2014 No Comments »

Flexible packaging group UNI Packaging has installed a HP Indigo 20000 Digital Press at its ICPACK facility in Périgny, France Read More »

Packaging under pressure as EU unveils tough recycling targets

Packaging under pressure as EU unveils tough recycling targets

July 3, 2014 1 Comment »

Tough new EU recycling targets for the packaging industry have been branded “laughably unachievable” Read More »

EU Circular Economy package misses point claims CEPI

EU Circular Economy package misses point claims CEPI

July 3, 2014 No Comments »

The Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) has applauded steps taken in the EU Circular Economy Package but said that there are key ommisions Read More »

International Paper rolls out $60m investment with launch of Alaska Plus

International Paper rolls out $60m investment with launch of Alaska Plus

July 2, 2014 No Comments »

International Paper (IP) has launched a new coated paperboard product which it says represents a significant weight reduction in GC2 paperboard 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 »

Altana Group ploughs €100m for Landa Digital Printing minority stake

Altana Group ploughs €100m for Landa Digital Printing minority stake

June 26, 2014 No Comments »

Chemicals group Altana is to invest €100m (£80m) for a minority stake in Landa Digital Printing 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 »