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Petainer poll finds support for PET in bulk packaging

Petainer poll finds support for PET in bulk packaging

October 31, 2014 No Comments »

A new online poll has revealed that 40% of brewers, wine producers and brand owners are exploring the benefits that PET for bulk packaging can offer. Read More »

Diet Coke launches two million unique bottle designs in Israel

Diet Coke launches two million unique bottle designs in Israel

October 29, 2014 No Comments »

Coca-Coca Israel has recently launched two million unique labels with colourful designs on its Diet Coke bottles Read More »

Coca-Cola bottler ranks high in sustainability index

October 28, 2014 No Comments »

Coca-Cola HBC AG, the second largest bottler of products of The Coca-Cola Company, has been awarded an A rating by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Read More »

RPC and Logoplaste success at 2014 Plastics Industry Awards

RPC and Logoplaste success at 2014 Plastics Industry Awards

October 28, 2014 No Comments »

RPC Group has won the Processor of the Year trophy as well as the Best Training and Development Programme award at the 2014 Plastics Industry Awards Read More »

GCS launches easy-use flip top closure

GCS launches easy-use flip top closure

October 27, 2014 No Comments »

Global Closure Systems has launched Diamond, a new bicolour flip top closure for the personal care market Read More »

Novamont holds open day at Sardinian bio-run industrial complex

Novamont holds open day at Sardinian bio-run industrial complex

October 22, 2014 No Comments »

Matrìca, the Italian integrated green chemistry complex, has hosted an international open day to present the newly-built plant at Porto Torres to European stakeholders Read More »

BPF expresses concerns on misleading schools about plastics

BPF expresses concerns on misleading schools about plastics

October 22, 2014 No Comments »

The BPF is calling for more balance in information offered to school children about plastics materials and products Read More »

Amaray Europe hires Tinsley as new managing director

Amaray Europe hires Tinsley as new managing director

October 8, 2014 No Comments »

Amaray, the plastic injection-molding division of packaging manufacturer ASG, has appointed a new managing director Read More »

RPC expands US operation with £10m investment

RPC expands US operation with £10m investment

October 8, 2014 No Comments »

RPC Group has expanded its Bramlage-Wiko site in the US with a £10m plus investment Read More »

Recoup calls for more recycling awareness

Recoup calls for more recycling awareness

October 2, 2014 2 Comments »

Recoup chief executive Stuart Foster has called for more nationwide publicity to boost plastic recycling levels Read More »

Clariant to acquire Chinese healthcare packaging firm

Clariant to acquire Chinese healthcare packaging firm

September 30, 2014 No Comments »

Swiss chemicals company Clariant is to buy Chinese healthcare packaging firm VitaPac, for an undisclosed fee Read More »

RPC launches flexible inhaler

RPC launches flexible inhaler

September 29, 2014 No Comments »

RPC Bramlage-Wiko has launched a new inhaler to meet demand for capsule-based systems Read More »

Essentra swoops for Malaysian sealing firm in £28m deal

Essentra swoops for Malaysian sealing firm in £28m deal

September 26, 2014 No Comments »

Essentra is to buy Malaysia-based sealing products manufacturer Abric Berhad in a £28m deal Read More »

AG Barr faces multi-million pound bill following carton plant closure

AG Barr faces multi-million pound bill following carton plant closure

September 25, 2014 No Comments »

AG Barr is set to pay £1m in redundancy payments following the closure of its drinks carton plant in Wales Read More »

Nampak’s Infini bottle wins innovation award

Nampak’s Infini bottle wins innovation award

September 24, 2014 No Comments »

Nampak Plastics has won an innovation award for its Infini bottle at the Farm Business Cream Awards Read More »