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Surgichem snapped up by US firm Omnicell

Surgichem snapped up by US firm Omnicell

Omnicell, the US medication and supply management firm, has completed the acquisition of medical packaging company Surgichem for an undisclosed fee

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BillerudKorsnäs invests £78m in Swedish paper mills

BillerudKorsnäs, the Swedish packaging paper, consumer board and containerboard company, has invested SEK 900m (£78m) at its Frövi and Rockhammar mills

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Oak Hill Capital to buy Berlin Packaging in $1.43bn deal

US private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners has agreed a deal with Bahrain-based Investcorp Bank to buy container maker Berlin Packaging in a $1.43bn (£86m) transaction

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Beck machines help OCS wrap blankets for planes

Beck machines help OCS wrap blankets for planes

Facilities management company the OCS Group is preparing in-flight passenger blankets for re-use on major airlines using Beck Serienpacker wrapping machines

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CBS invests in Friedheim corrugated folder gluer

CBS invests in Friedheim corrugated folder gluer

CBS Packaging has purchased a VEGA Altair 200 corrugated folder gluer from Friedheim International

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Sonoco agrees £227m deal to buy Weidenhammer Packaging Group

Sonoco agrees £227m deal to buy Weidenhammer Packaging Group

Global packaging company Sonoco is to acquire Weidenhammer Packaging Group in a €286m (£227m) deal

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PEFC and AB Group Packaging in paper bags push

PEFC and AB Group Packaging in paper bags push

Paper and polythene bag manufacturer AB Group Packaging and The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) are pushing for more paper bag use nationwide

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PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 22 August 2014

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 22 August 2014

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

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GWP boxes improves logistics for food bank

GWP boxes improves logistics for food bank

GWP, the corrugated and transit packaging company, has donated food collection boxes to Swindon Foodbank

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Tetra Pak launches Tetra Alsafe for ESL production

Tetra Pak launches Tetra Alsafe for ESL production

Tetra Pak has launched the Tetra Alsafe for ESL production, an automated tank with constant temperature control

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Sidel opens new training centre in Mexico

Sidel opens new training centre in Mexico

Sidel Services has opened a new training centre in Guadalajara, Mexico, featuring a virtual factory environment, augmented reality and authentic parts

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Coveris bolsters flexibles offer with Learoyd acquisition

Coveris bolsters flexibles offer with Learoyd acquisition

Coveris has hit the acquisition trail again, snapping up Learoyd Packaging for an undisclosed sum

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Faerch Plast investment to double production

Faerch Plast investment to double production

Faerch Plast has announced plans to invest in its Durham-based plant and double production capacity as it looks into expanding its range of food containers to target the meat industry

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Glossop Cartons to launch GC Comic at Packaging Innovations

Glossop Cartons is to launch the latest edition of its GC Comic book at Packaging Innovations in London

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Graphic Packaging to invest £25m at US paper mill

Graphic Packaging International is to invest $41.5m (£25m) in upgrading production machinery at its West Monroe paper mill in Louisiana

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Contract bottler invests in Yorkshire Packaging kit

Contract bottler invests in Yorkshire Packaging kit

Yorkshire Packaging Systems (YPS), has installed a custom-modified sleeve sealer and shrink tunnel for H&A Prestige Bottling

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