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Vince Cable opens new plastic recycling line at Closed Loop plant

Vince Cable opens new plastic recycling line at Closed Loop plant

Business Secretary Vince Cable has opened the new multi million pound plastic milk bottle recycling line at Closed Loop Recycling in Dagenham

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Unilever lightens Dove Body Wash bottles with new technology

Dove Body Wash bottles will contain a minimum of 15% less plastic thanks to new technology from the brand’s owner Unilever

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Massive fire hits packaging firms in Leeds

Massive fire hits packaging firms in Leeds

A huge fire at the site of Leeds-based packaging and recycling company Tradpak has damaged two buildings including packaging firm Hazel Products, with fire crews successfully preventing further damage to...

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Video: Sealed Air goes Caravan Conkers

Sealed Air Europe has released its latest ‘Will it Break?’ video as Professor Packaging re-creates one of Top Gear’s most famous tests, ‘Caravan Conkers’

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Diecut UK supplies manual diecutter to Greenwoods

Diecut UK, the Preston-based supplier of corrugated packaging machinery, has announced another sale of its Goldline manual diecutter to Greenwoods, UK distributor of cardboard boxes

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Amcor partners with Save Food at Interpack 2014

Amcor partners with Save Food at Interpack 2014

Amcor, the global flexibles and rigid plastics packaging company, will demonstrate at Interpack how packaging is a partner in reducing global food waste – ‘from the farm to the fork’

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Environment Secretary backs metal packaging recycling programme

Environment Secretary backs metal packaging recycling programme

Owen Paterson, the Secretary of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, has offered his support to the MetalMatters recycling communications programme as it launches three major campaigns in the...

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Seda UK boosted by London Coffee Festival sponsorship

Seda UK boosted by London Coffee Festival sponsorship

Seda UK, the British arm of global packaging manufacturer for food brands Seda Group, has sponsored the London Coffee Festival for a fourth time

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PWR Pack to showcase Pick & Place robot at Interpack

Dutch robotics manufacturer PWR Pack is to exhibit a complete line for packaging snacks, a sector that requires gentle handling during the packing process

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Micvac aims to follow up Interpack 2011 success

Micvac is set to make its second appearance at Interpack and will highlight its products for the chilled ready meal market

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Sonoco to invest $20m on new Malaysian facility and studio at Hartsville HQ

Global packaging company Sonoco is to invest $20m (£12m) to build a new, high-speed composite can production facility near Kuala Lampur, Malaysia

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Kraft recalls US hot dogs due to faulty labelling

Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling around 43,000kg of hot dogs in the US because they may have been sold in the wrong packaging, with incorrect labelling

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Environmentally-friendly packaging launched by Dempson

Environmentally-friendly packaging launched by Dempson

Dempson, the food grade paper, polythene and foil packaging firm, has revised its Heritage range aimed at environmentally conscious sandwich shops, cafés, and delicatessens

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Packaging Innovations London to return to Islington this September

Packaging Innovations London to return to Islington this September

Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging are set to return to Islington's Business Design Centre this year in a two-day event showcasing the best in packaging for both everyday and luxury...

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UK Packaging Awards 2014: Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Unilever and more join star-studded judging panel

UK Packaging Awards 2014: Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Unilever and more join star-studded judging panel

A host of big-name brands and retailers including Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Mondelez and Nestlé have signed up to judge this year’s UK Packaging Awards

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PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 18 April 2014

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 18 April 2014

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

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