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Metals prices dampen World Cup growth for canmaker Rexam

Metals prices dampen World Cup growth for canmaker Rexam

The World Cup helped boost volumes for beverage can multinational Rexam but high materials prices and exchange rates hit financial performance in the first half of the year, results published...

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SIG Combibloc €40m extrusion line in Brazilian plant

SIG Combibloc €40m extrusion line in Brazilian plant

SIG Combibloc has installed a €40m extrusion line at its Brazilian packaging plant which laminates unprocessed cardboard for carton packs on-site

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Solo Cup Europe supports recycling initiative

Solo Cup Europe supports recycling initiative

Solo Cup Europe has signed up as a founder member to a new paper cup recycling initiative to be launched in August called Simply Cups

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Procap launches leak-proof, UN-compliant closure

Procap launches leak-proof, UN-compliant closure

Plastic caps and closures manufacturer Procap hs launched 63 Proslit, a secure TE closure for HDPE, Co-ex and PET containers with a 63mm neck finish

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Amcor launches new forming and filling technology

Amcor launches new forming and filling technology

Amcor has launched new packaging technology which it claims will revolutionise the way soft drinks and other liquids are bottled

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Kite Packaging opens new Kent office

Kite Packaging opens new Kent office

Kite Packaging, the supplier of packaging materials, has opened a new office in Maidstone, creating three new jobs

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Sherwood Press enhances bakery packs for Morrisons online offering

Sherwood Press enhances bakery packs for Morrisons online offering

The Sherwood Press Group has produced a new packaging concept for Morrisons first to market online offering of fresh cream cakes

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Allen Coding to show marking and coding kit at PPMA

Allen Coding to show marking and coding kit at PPMA

Allen Coding will be showing a wide range of marking and coding systems, including low cost thermal transfer coders, at the PPMA show

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Rieke factory in China achieves BRC grade ‘A’

Rieke factory in China achieves BRC grade ‘A’

Rieke Packaging Systems in Hangzhou, China has received an 'A' rating in the British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials

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Tyler Packaging re-launches website

Tyler Packaging, flexible packaging firm for food, pet food and garden products, has re-launched its website, following an extensive overhaul and re-design

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Smurfit Kappa records hike in profit margins and earnings

Smurfit Kappa records hike in profit margins and earnings

Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) has released financial results showing EPS growth of 46% year-on-year with EBITDA margin expansion to 14.3% for the first six months

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Delta Packaging announces expansion plans for Poland

Delta Packaging announces expansion plans for Poland

Belfast-based packaging firm Delta Packaging is to open a 10,000m² factory in Gliwice, near Katowice in Poland.

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Warren in subtle rebrand following acquisition

Warren in subtle rebrand following acquisition

Warren, independent cartonboard and graphical board stockist, has changed its corporate identity to reflect the additional divisions within its business

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MPs press for improvements to local authority recycling services

MPs have released the latest report on the circular economy, calling for improved local authority recycling services and a ban on food waste being sent to landfill

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Amcor joins industry-backed recycling initiative

Amcor joins industry-backed recycling initiative

Amcor Rigid plastics has joined The Recycling Partnership, a collaborative, industry-backed effort to boost US residential recycling

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PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 25 July 2014

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 25 July 2014

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

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