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Mirri launches recyclable metallic product

Mirri launches recyclable metallic product

October 31, 2014 No Comments »

Mirri, the supplier of metallic paper and board, has developed MirriEco, a fully recyclable alternative to oil based products. Read More »

Craft beer resurgence gives brewers design test

Craft beer resurgence gives brewers design test

October 24, 2014 No Comments »

New research by The Big Picture has found that craft beer are having a resurgence but also presenting packaging design challenges for brewers 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 »

Crown produces Jean Paul Gaultier luxury metal can

Crown produces Jean Paul Gaultier luxury metal can

October 8, 2014 No Comments »

Crown Aerosols and Speciality Packaging Europe has produced an eyecatching can for Jean Paul Gaultier's new fragrance range Read More »

Rexam refreshes SABMiller’s Birell range

Rexam refreshes SABMiller’s Birell range

October 7, 2014 No Comments »

Rexam has produced a range of new designs for SABMiller’s non-alcoholic beer brand, Birell Read More »

London Design Festival showcases tinned fish-only restaurant

September 26, 2014 No Comments »

A pop-up restaurant that features tinned fish as its only dish has launched in Soho as part of the London Design Festival Read More »

AG Barr faces multi-million pound bill following carton plant closure

AG Barr faces multi-million pound bill following carton plant closure

September 25, 2014 No Comments »

AG Barr is set to pay £1m in redundancy payments following the closure of its drinks carton plant in Wales Read More »

Coca-Cola to sponsor the London Eye

Coca-Cola to sponsor the London Eye

September 16, 2014 No Comments »

Coca-Cola Great Britain and Merlin Entertainments have signed a new sponsorship agreement for the London Eye Read More »

BAMA helps refresh students’ aerosol know-how

BAMA helps refresh students’ aerosol know-how

September 15, 2014 No Comments »

The British Aerosol Manufacturers' Association (BAMA) has helped the Association for Science Education (ASE) revise the aerosol section of the schoolscience website Read More »

Rexam produces new Spider-Man cans

Rexam produces new Spider-Man cans

September 15, 2014 No Comments »

Rexam and the Alcon Group have jointly produced Marvel’s licensed Spider-Man themed cans for milkshake company Mio Read More »

Rexam recycles 3 tonnes of metal in Euro charity challenge

Rexam recycles 3 tonnes of metal in Euro charity challenge

September 12, 2014 No Comments »

Rexam has recycled 3.32 tonnes of metal as part of its annual pan European Community Can Challenge Read More »

Alupro proposes new protocol for recovered aluminium

Alupro proposes new protocol for recovered aluminium

September 5, 2014 No Comments »

A new protocol could see up to 10,000 tonnes of recovered aluminium being counted towards the targets set for the recovery of aluminium packaging Read More »

Decline in UK metal packaging driven by falling demand: report

Decline in UK metal packaging driven by falling demand: report

August 29, 2014 No Comments »

The UK market value for metal and aerosol packaging decreased by 8.7% at manufacturers’ selling prices (msp) in 2013, according to a new report Read More »

ALUPRO celebrates 25th anniversary

ALUPRO celebrates 25th anniversary

August 28, 2014 No Comments »

The Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (ALUPRO) has celebrated its 25th anniversary this year, and has reflected on its work to encourage and increase recycling rates Read More »

Oak Hill Capital to buy Berlin Packaging in $1.43bn deal

August 27, 2014 No Comments »

US private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners has agreed a deal with Bahrain-based Investcorp Bank to buy container maker Berlin Packaging in a $1.43bn (£86m) transaction Read More »