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New in-line fill & seal inspection for contract packaging

New in-line fill & seal inspection for contract packaging

August 19, 2014 No Comments »

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 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 »

Recycled gift packaging set for UK launch

Recycled gift packaging set for UK launch

August 12, 2014 No Comments »

South African-made Klik-Boxes - individual gift packs made from recycled bottles, is set to launch in the UK this autumn 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 »

Healthcare packaging market “highly fragmented”

Healthcare packaging market “highly fragmented”

August 7, 2014 No Comments »

The top 20 healthcare packaging firms accounted for just 32% of the global market in 2014, according to a new report 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 »

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 Comments Off

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 Comments Off

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