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APP showcases “Worlds largest carton-making machine”

APP showcases “Worlds largest carton-making machine”

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has showcased what it claims is the largest and fastest carton-making machine in the world.

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New health scare over chicken packaging

New health scare over chicken packaging

Chicken packaging has hit the headlines with claims that bacteria found on the outside of supermarket poultry packs could cause food poisoning.

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Global demand for pouches could reach $37.3bn by 2018

Demand for pouches worldwide is projected to rise 6.2% annually to $37.3bn in 2018, according to a new study

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Clondalkin launches unique coding on shrink sleeves

Clondalkin launches unique coding on shrink sleeves

Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury has unveiled a shrink sleeve incorporating a unique code

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Scotland’s W&M Watson acquires local labelling firms

Scotland’s W&M Watson acquires local labelling firms

W & M Watson Packaging (WMW) has announced the acquisition of two prominent self-adhesive label companies based in central Scotland; Lothian Labels and Complete Labelling

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Huhtamaki to sell its films business

Huhtamaki to sell its films business

Huhtamaki is to sell its films business segment to DBAG Fund VI, a fund advised by German private equity company Deutsche Beteiligungs.

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Cardia Bioplastics to merge with Stellar Films Group

Cardia Bioplastics to merge with Stellar Films Group

Cardia Bioplastics has signed a terms sheet with privately held Stellar Films Group to merge the businesses of the two groups.

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Coveris appoints new global business development director

Coveris appoints new global business development director

Packaging and coatings solutions specialist Coveris has announced the appointment of Loic Sebileau as director, global business development

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Xeikon eyes larger slice of digital pie as it records 2014 growth

Xeikon eyes larger slice of digital pie as it records 2014 growth

Xeikon is targeting a bigger share of the labels and packaging market over the next five years

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Jelly Belly implements Videojet Technologies’ Clarisuite software

Jelly Belly implements Videojet Technologies’ Clarisuite software

US candy manufacturer, Jelly Belly Candy Company has implemented Videojet Technologies’ Clarisuite software to streamline coding, marking and labelling message management

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SIG acquired by private equity firm Onex for $4.6bn

SIG acquired by private equity firm Onex for $4.6bn

Private Equity firm Onex has agreed to acquire cartons giant SIG Combibloc Group in a reported $4.6bn deal

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Cheetham set to retire from top job at MPS

Cheetham set to retire from top job at MPS

Mike Cheetham is to leave Multi Packaging Solutions (MPS) at the end of the year

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Americk Packaging appoint new chief operating officer

Americk Packaging appoint new chief operating officer

Nigel McSorley has been appointed chief operating officer for the Americk Packaging Group.

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Essentra opens purpose-built labels facility in Wales

Essentra opens purpose-built labels facility in Wales

Essentra opened its purpose-built labels manufacturing facility in Newport, Wales on Friday (21 November)

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Sirane unveils new fruit and veg packaging website

Sirane unveils new fruit and veg packaging website

A new website dedicated to packaging solutions for fresh fruit and vegetables is now live

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Kerridge departs from MD role at Benson Group

Kerridge departs from MD role at Benson Group

Mark Kerridge is departing from his role as managing director of the Benson Group to work on “special projects” for the company’s owner Graphic Packaging International (GPI)

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