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Marchesini Group bullish about future growth with new investments

Marchesini Group bullish about future growth with new investments

October 22, 2014 No Comments »

Italian packaging equipment giant Marchesini Group is in bullish mood, forecasting a 12% increase in turnover and launching a slew of investment projects Read More »

Clondalkin Group appoints new director of engineered films

Clondalkin Group appoints new director of engineered films

October 20, 2014 No Comments »

Clondalkin Group has appointed Rienk Jan van der Kooi as managing director of its engineered films business unit in the Netherlands Read More »

Tetra Pak launches plant-based, fully renewable carton

Tetra Pak launches plant-based, fully renewable carton

October 17, 2014 No Comments »

Tetra Pak has launched 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 »

Hayssen Flexible Systems acquires Italian flow-wrapping firm

October 16, 2014 No Comments »

Hayssen Flexible Systems has announced the acquisition of Italy-based Schib Packaging, for an undisclosed fee Read More »

Improved recycling performance for aluminium closures in Europe

Improved recycling performance for aluminium closures in Europe

October 16, 2014 No Comments »

The average European aluminium closures recycling rate is now 45%, according to the European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA) 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 »

International Paper opens educational forest trail

International Paper opens educational forest trail

October 7, 2014 No Comments »

International Paper has opened an educational forest trail in France, to promote sustainable forest management practices 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 »

Novamont to showcase recycling model at Milan workshop

Novamont to showcase recycling model at Milan workshop

October 2, 2014 No Comments »

Novamont, the Italian manufacturer of fully biodegradable plastics, is to demonstrate the merits of door-to-door separate waste collection and the role of compostable refuse sacks and carrier bags Read More »

Clariant to acquire Chinese healthcare packaging firm

Clariant to acquire Chinese healthcare packaging firm

September 30, 2014 No Comments »

Swiss chemicals company Clariant is to buy Chinese healthcare packaging firm VitaPac, for an undisclosed fee Read More »

Moody’s: European paper firms’ investments paying off

Moody’s: European paper firms’ investments paying off

September 29, 2014 No Comments »

Overall profitability for many rated European paper companies has improved this year, despite falling demand, suggesting that transformational investments are beginning to pay dividends Read More »

Luxe Pack Monaco to showcase packaging technology

September 29, 2014 No Comments »

Luxe Pack Monaco will be showcasing the latest technologies to be found in the packaging sector, with a focus on smart packaging Read More »

Cosmopack trade fair held in New York

Cosmopack trade fair held in New York

September 26, 2014 No Comments »

Cosmopack, the trade fair for the beauty industry’s production chain, has been held in New York 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 »