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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 »

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 »

Smurfit Kappa in customer brand strategy push

Smurfit Kappa in customer brand strategy push

June 19, 2014 No Comments »

Smurfit Kappa is to launch a new global brand strategy across 32 countries as it looks to consolidate its position in the packaging industry Read More »

Dubai International Capital to sell packaging firm Mauser in £1bn deal

Dubai International Capital to sell packaging firm Mauser in £1bn deal

May 12, 2014 No Comments »

Dubai International Capital (DIC) has signed a $1.7bn (£1bn) agreement for the sale of Germany-based packaging group Mauser to private equity firm Clayton Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) Read More »

Coca-Cola SABCO achieves 95% line efficiency with Sidel

Coca-Cola SABCO achieves 95% line efficiency with Sidel

May 6, 2014 No Comments »

Coca-Cola SABCO (South African Bottling Company), has achieved 95% line efficiency in its validation trials for a two-litre bottle following the installation of the first Sidel Matrix system in Africa Read More »

Goplasticpallets wins contract from Qatar

Goplasticpallets wins contract from Qatar

April 8, 2014 No Comments »

Goplasticpallets.com has clinched a deal with Qatar-based Rumaillah Warehouse Equipment Read More »

Coveris appoints new chief executive

Coveris appoints new chief executive

March 28, 2014 No Comments »

Coveris, the plastics multinational that includes the former Paragon and Britton businesses, has named a new chief executive Read More »

Mondi raising containerboard prices as record results revealed

February 28, 2014 Comments Off

Packaging and paper multinational Mondi has today said it is raising prices on virgin containerboard grades as it revealed record results Read More »

Health concerns and rising prosperity drive African packaged water market

February 12, 2014 Comments Off

The African packaged water market has seen strong growth in recent years, largely outperforming developed Western nations, according to market research firm Canadean Read More »

Flexibles set to surge in Middle East & Africa

December 16, 2013 Comments Off

Flexible packaging demand in the Middle East and Africa could grow by 5% yearly over the next five years as confidence grows with a greater emphasis on mass food processing,... Read More »

Etiq Color moves into flexo with Edale presses

Etiq Color moves into flexo with Edale presses

December 12, 2013 Comments Off

Algerian label printers Etiq Color has moved into flexo with the help of two high specification presses from Edale - UK based manufacturer of web fed printing presses and converting... Read More »

Etiq Color move into flexo with Edale presses

Etiq Color move into flexo with Edale presses

December 12, 2013 Comments Off

Algeria-based Etiq Color has moved into flexo with the help of two high specification presses from UK based Edale Read More »