Impressed by fast growing firm Tempo Paper Pulp and Packaging, Nigeria govt minister Dr. Olusegun Aganga, urged his country’s business men and women to follow suit.
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Tetra Pak has launched the first carton made entirely from plant-based, renewable packaging materials.
Coveris has appointed Kathleen McJohn as vice president, general counsel and secretary, serving as the senior legal advisor of the corporation.
Global Closure Systems is forecasting €50m pharmaceutical sales by 2017, an increase from its current level of €44.7m for this year.
Tetra Pak has released its 7th Dairy Index which predicts global demand is set to overtake the available supply over the next decade.
Print automatic inspection and quality control company AVT has been selected as the strategic provider of Landa Digital Printing’s Print and Quality Control Solution.
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 2014.
DIR Technologies has developed a new system for the in-line fill level and seal integrity inspection of 100% of sachet and pouch containers on a line.
Smurfit Kappa has signed a deal with Eataly, the food retail and dining concept, to help it to expand into global markets.
South African-made Klik-Boxes - individual gift packs made from recycled bottles, is set to launch in the UK this autumn.
The All Party Parliamentary Group on Alcohol Misuse has called for health warnings on all alcohol labels.
The top 20 healthcare packaging firms accounted for just 32% of the global market in 2014, according to a new report.
Tetra Pak is calling on the packaging industry to ensure responsible material sourcing and move forward from just recycling through weight reduction and disposal.
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.
International Paper (IP) could see shares rise up to 40% in the next 12 months, according to American financial magazine Barron's.