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

August 27, 2014 No Comments »

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 Read More »

Sidel opens new training centre in Mexico

Sidel opens new training centre in Mexico

August 26, 2014 No Comments »

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

Faerch Plast investment to double production

Faerch Plast investment to double production

August 22, 2014 No Comments »

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 Read More »

Johnsen & Jorgensen relaunches as Pont Packaging

August 22, 2014 No Comments »

Johnsen & Jorgensen, the UK-based division of Pont Europe, has been relaunched as Pont Packaging Read More »

BPF Recycling Group launches manifesto

BPF Recycling Group launches manifesto

August 21, 2014 No Comments »

The British Plastics Federation Recycling Group (BPFRG) has launched its new manifesto for 2014 with a strong message for PRN/PERN system reform for plastics Read More »

Robinson Packaging profits fall in first half of 2014

Robinson Packaging profits fall in first half of 2014

August 21, 2014 No Comments »

Robinson Packaging has posted flat revenue and a sharp drop in profits for the first half of this year Read More »

Polymer Logistics launches HDPE alternative to pallets

Polymer Logistics launches HDPE alternative to pallets

August 21, 2014 No Comments »

Polymer Logistics has launched a space saving, cheaper HDPE alternative to wooden pallets that it says is set to provide flexibility in load carrying Read More »

Riverside Medical to launch new kit at Compamed fair

Riverside Medical to launch new kit at Compamed fair

August 21, 2014 No Comments »

Riverside Medical has announced it will launch the ‘Shawpak’ thermoform machine at the Compamed trade fair in Germany,in November Read More »

Coveris achieves high resolution printing with 3D DLE technology

Coveris achieves high resolution printing with 3D DLE technology

August 20, 2014 No Comments »

Coveris Rigid has invested in 3D direct laser engraved (DLE) technology in order to provide customers with a high resolution dry offset printing decoration service Read More »

Mauser Group launches Mexican joint venture

August 19, 2014 No Comments »

Mauser Group, the global industrial packaging company, has expanded it Americas presence through the recent formation of Mauser International Mexico (MIM), an IBC and reconditioning joint venture Read More »

Goplasticpallets.com offers new spare parts

Goplasticpallets.com offers new spare parts

August 18, 2014 No Comments »

Goplasticpallets.com has introduced spare feet and runners to its range of rigid pallet boxes, which are both available for next day delivery in the Read More »

Rieke expands packaging footprint in Asia

August 18, 2014 No Comments »

Rieke Dispensing has expanded its manufacturing capabilities following the acquisition of Lion Holdings by its parent company TriMas Corporation Read More »

Volvic launches huge packaging redesign

Volvic launches huge packaging redesign

August 15, 2014 No Comments »

Danone has revamped the packaging across the entire plain, sparkling, Juiced and Touch of Fruit range of Volvic drinks Read More »

Nampak Plastics scoops responsible business award

Nampak Plastics scoops responsible business award

August 13, 2014 No Comments »

Nampak Plastics, producer of plastic milk bottles, has won a ‘Big Tick’ at the Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Awards Read More »

Golden touch from RPC Beauté

Golden touch from RPC Beauté

August 12, 2014 No Comments »

Advanced decoration techniques from RPC beauté are helping to create a high-class and distinctive on-shelf presence for the new Korloff In Love fragrance Read More »