Phoenix Contract Services is reaping the rewards of a solid client base and a strong investment programme. Waqas Qureshi visited the Nottinghamshire co-packer’s site
Des King catches up with Ecolean chief executive Peter Nilsson who is confident he can emulate the firm's Asia-Pacific and China achievements in Europe.
Italian manufacturer of biodegradable bioplastics Novamont is in the midst of a major investment drive in the latest technology Waqas Qureshi met chief excutive Catia Bastioli at its Porto Torres chemistry plant.
The Smurfit name is now well established in the packaging sector, from its humble beginnings in 1938 in Ireland.
Following a management buy-out last year, Joanne Varey has instilled a proactive approach to winning business from blue-chip clients in London. Waqas Qureshi visited the multi-channel contract packer
Delta Packaging has risen from a small printing business to a multi-million pound packaging supplier working with brands and restaurant chains including McDonald’s. Waqas Qureshi caught up with chairman Terry Cross
Sappi Fine Paper has spent a cool £50m on its Papermaking Machine Two, an investment that is set to double its speciality paper output. Waqas Qureshi spoke to chief executive Berry Wiersum about how it impacts the firm
While glass container specialist O-I delivered flat results for 2013 its president of Europe, Erik Bouts, believes that the company is set for growth. Philip Chadwick met with Bouts to discuss a bold new strategy and his role
Pretty much every pack designer or technologist needs to understand consumer trends. For Jocelyne Ehret, director at Havi Global Solutions, it’s also vital to know the market drivers. Philip Chadwick finds out more
Testing equipment firm Cerulean’s managing director Steve Frankham talks to Josh Brooks about the roles of technology and metrology in reducing waste and increasing packaging quality throughout the supply chain
Cold storage firm Oakland International has big plans to create 2,500 jobs and massively simplify food supply chains with a unique new industry hub. Josh Brooks speaks to Oakland’s founder to find out more
Since 2007, Eric Collins has been managing director of plastics packaging company Nampak. During his time, he has seen the rise of the lightweight Infini milk bottle and raised staff satisfaction. Liz Gyekye finds out more
The director of a new documentary on waste, Candida Brady, exclusively talks to Philip Chadwick on global challenges, the film’s stunning locations and how it intended to avoid pointing the finger of blame at packaging
The sea is full of plastic waste but one man has come up with an idea to turn that material into bottles. Giving that waste a value may prove to be a hit for his firm Ecover. Liz Gyekye spoke to Tom Domen, innovation manager.
In a tough economic climate, news of a company investing is always welcome; so it’s hardly any wonder that Rigid Containers managing director Richard Coward is upbeat on plans for a new site in Somerset. He talks to Tony Corbin