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Rexam completes acquisition of majority stake in UAC

Rexam completes acquisition of majority stake in UAC

Rexam has completed the acquisition of a 51% stake in beverage can maker United Arab Can Manufacturing (UAC) for $122m (£81m).

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Smurfit Kappa boss retains European CEO of the Year award

Smurfit Kappa boss retains European CEO of the Year award

Smurfit Kappa's Gary McGann has again been awarded European CEO of the Year by global pulp and paper industry investment analysts and portfolio managers.

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International Paper Foodservice invests in new technology

International Paper Foodservice invests in new technology

International Paper Foodservice Europe has completed its multi-million pound investment programme at its factory in Winsford, Cheshire.

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Gordian supplies strappers for Game

Gordian supplies strappers for Game

Gordian Strapping has supplied seven fully automated strapping machines to retailer Game at its distribution centre in Basingstoke.

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Packaging Innovations 2015 | Glossop returns with ‘Superheroes’

Packaging Innovations 2015 | Glossop returns with ‘Superheroes’

Glossop Cartons is getting ready to fly into action at Packaging Innovations at Birmingham’s NEC where the Packaging Superheroes will unleash their latest solutions and carton concepts.

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Label&Print 2015 | Fujifilm to showcase the ‘power of inkjet’

Label&Print 2015 | Fujifilm to showcase the ‘power of inkjet’

Fujifilm will be showcasing the ‘power of inkjet’ for label & packaging applications at Label&Print 2015 which is co-located with Packaging Innovations.

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Government to introduce legislation on tobacco plain packaging

Government to introduce legislation on tobacco plain packaging

The UK government has announced plans to introduce legislation on plain packaging for cigarettes before the general election.

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Faerch Plast announces senior management changes

Faerch Plast announces senior management changes

Faerch Plast has announced that Joe Iannidinardo will take up a new group position as sales director (new markets) – with effect from 1 February 2015.

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Domino UK appoints new UK sales general manager

Domino UK appoints new UK sales general manager

Domino has announced the promotion of Mike Hurst to general manager for the UK sales channel, replacing Will Edwards.

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TCL Packaging invests in new solvent-free laminator

TCL Packaging invests in new solvent-free laminator

TCL Packaging has installed and commissioned a new Laminastar 4 solvent-free laminator from French manufacturer DCM USIMECA at its new Telford premises.

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Shuttleworth offer MIS tips via free webinars

Shuttleworth offer MIS tips via free webinars

Shuttleworth, the supplier of MIS to the print and packaging industry, is running a series of free webinars throughout 2015.

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EFSA study finds no consumer health risk from bisphenol A exposure

EFSA study finds no consumer health risk from bisphenol A exposure

Bisphenol A (BPA) poses no health risk to consumers at current exposure levels, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

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O-I names Vitaliano Torno as head of European operations

O-I names Vitaliano Torno as head of European operations

Owens-Illinois (O-I), the glass container manufacturing giant, has named Vitaliano Torno managing director of O-I Europe.

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WMW completes acquisition of Peter Bryson Packaging

WMW completes acquisition of Peter Bryson Packaging

W&M Watson Packaging (WMW) has acquired Scottish polythene product distributor Peter Bryson Packaging (PBP), for an undisclosed fee.

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Biotec Services completes first phase of facility expansion

Biotec Services completes first phase of facility expansion

Biotec Services International has completed validation of their latest clinical supply facility expansion, adding almost 50% to its clinical trial packaging, storage and distribution capacity.

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Packaging Innovations 2015 | Preview video with event director Alison Church

Packaging Innovations 2015 | Preview video with event director Alison Church

Event director Alison Church talks about what visitors can expect at this year's eagerly anticipated event, highlighting key features and exhibitors.

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