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Luxury Packaging Awards 2014: winners revealed

Luxury Packaging Awards 2014: winners revealed

Packaging News reveals the winners of the first Luxury Packaging Awards, announced last night at The Underglobe, London

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Helistrat wins £4m Poundland recycling contract

Poundland has appointed environmental contract management company Helistrat to manage it's waste and recycling services in a five-year, £4m deal

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Clariant to acquire Chinese healthcare packaging firm

Clariant to acquire Chinese healthcare packaging firm

Swiss chemicals company Clariant is to buy Chinese healthcare packaging firm VitaPac, for an undisclosed fee

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Sick launches miniature capacitive proximity sensor

Sick launches miniature capacitive proximity sensor

Sick UK has launched a new miniature capacitive proximity sensor with the capability to perform a variety of non-contact sensing tasks in packaging applications

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Frontline wrapper delivers for Zeon Chemicals

Frontline Packaging completed the supply and installation of a specially adapted bale wrapper for Zeon Chemicals a year ago which has boosted performance

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Pulse Flexible Packaging launches new website

Pulse Flexible Packaging has launched a newly developed website - www.pulseflexible.com

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Titan Slitter Rewinders reach 50 years service

Atlas Converting Equipment has held an open house event held on 17 September in Kempston, Bedford to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Titan Slitter Rewinders

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Moody’s: European paper firms’ investments paying off

Moody’s: European paper firms’ investments paying off

Overall profitability for many rated European paper companies has improved this year, despite falling demand, suggesting that transformational investments are beginning to pay dividends

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PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 26 September 2014

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 26 September 2014

Each week, we publish the average trading price for packaging recovery notes from PRN trading platform the Environment Exchange

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New Ishida X-ray system to detect bones in meat fillets

New Ishida X-ray system to detect bones in meat fillets

Ishida Europe has launched an X-ray model capable of detecting small bones in meat and poultry at high inspection speeds.

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Landa Digital Printing selects AVT

Print automatic inspection and quality control company AVT has been selected as the strategic provider of Landa Digital Printing’s Print and Quality Control Solution.

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Repro-house bolsters proofing with FlexPack

Waldo, the reprographic firm, has upgraded its proofing capabilities with FlexPack from Oris Packaging Innovations

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Smurfit Kappa to buy US corrugated firm in $150m deal

Smurfit Kappa to buy US corrugated firm in $150m deal

Smurfit Kappa Group is to acquire Bates Container, a Texas-based corrugated packaging manufacturer, for an initial fee of $150m (£92m)

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De La Rue hit by double profit warning

De La Rue hit by double profit warning

Shares in De La Rue, the company responsible for printing banknotes in England, have plunged following a profits warning

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RPC launches flexible inhaler

RPC launches flexible inhaler

RPC Bramlage-Wiko has launched a new inhaler to meet demand for capsule-based systems

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Luxe Pack Monaco to showcase packaging technology

Luxe Pack Monaco will be showcasing the latest technologies to be found in the packaging sector, with a focus on smart packaging

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