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Pallet & lid system drives car parts distribution

Pallet & lid system drives car parts distribution

April 15, 2014 No Comments »

Goplasticboxes.com has launched its new Pallet & Lid System, primarily for the car components market Read More »

Rieke to launch new child resistant closures for aerosols at Interpack

Rieke to launch new child resistant closures for aerosols at Interpack

April 14, 2014 No Comments »

Rieke Packaging Systems will debut its new user-friendly child resistant closure, specifically designed for aerosols with 1” openings at Interpack, targeting the car additives market Read More »

Enval shortlisted for National Recycling Awards 2014

Enval shortlisted for National Recycling Awards 2014

April 3, 2014 No Comments »

Recycling and environmental technology developer Enval has been shortlisted for Team of the Year at the National Recycling Awards 2014. Read More »

Coveris appoints new chief executive

Coveris appoints new chief executive

March 28, 2014 No Comments »

Coveris, the plastics multinational that includes the former Paragon and Britton businesses, has named a new chief executive Read More »

Pharma and food innovations among RPC’s Interpack highlights

Pharma and food innovations among RPC’s Interpack highlights

March 28, 2014 No Comments »

Plastic packaging giant RPC will be at Interpack highlighting its innovations in pharmaceutical dispensing and dosing systems Read More »

Linpac to invest in Freshform division

Linpac to invest in Freshform division

March 26, 2014 No Comments »

Linpac Packaging is to invest further in its Freshform division, following rising demand for its products in the chilled retail prepared and convenience sector Read More »

RPC joins Save Food Initiative

RPC joins Save Food Initiative

March 25, 2014 No Comments »

RPC Group has joined the Save Food initiative, a joint campaign organised by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations and Messe Düsseldorf to highlight and fight global... Read More »

Dual launches product selector app for M&H Plastics

Dual launches product selector app for M&H Plastics

March 20, 2014 No Comments »

Suffolk-based design agency Dual Creative has designed a product selector app for UK-based rigid plastics company M&H Plastics Read More »

BPF: Lack of credit for small firms hindering recovery

March 10, 2014 No Comments »

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has criticised the cut in lending to SMEs, warning this is hindering economic recovery Read More »

Coca-Cola to spend £52m on UK operations as it reveals economic impact

Coca-Cola to spend £52m on UK operations as it reveals economic impact

March 6, 2014 No Comments »

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) is to invest £52m in its UK operations this year, ploughing money into its Wakefield and Sidcup manufacturing sites Read More »

ECO Plastics forms partnership with Gwynedd Council

ECO Plastics forms partnership with Gwynedd Council

March 3, 2014 No Comments »

ECO Plastics has announced a new long-term partnership with Gwynedd Council. The agreement will see the recycling leader receive all the mixed plastic produced directly from the Council Read More »

BPI delivers strong growth with operating profits up 10%

BPI delivers strong growth with operating profits up 10%

March 3, 2014 No Comments »

British Polythene Industries (BPI) has posted a strong set of results for 2013, attributed to capital investment and the decision to rationalise the UK business a few years ago Read More »

Plastribution acquires flexible and rigid plastics supplier

Plastribution acquires flexible and rigid plastics supplier

March 3, 2014 No Comments »

Plastribution, UK distributor of plastics raw materials, has acquired Cheshire-based flexible and rigid plastics supplier, Armstrong Bradley, for an undisclosed sum Read More »

Japanese plastic packaging industry set for growth

Japanese plastic packaging industry set for growth

February 28, 2014 No Comments »

Demand for high quality and aesthetically pleasing packaging will aid the growth of the Japanese plastics industry, according to a new report Read More »

David Baker: Recycling of plastics – time for a new song

February 17, 2014 No Comments »

With the setting of national and international recycling targets, the on-going environmental demands of manufacturers and retailers, and the continuing ‘green’ concerns – sometimes ill-informed- of consumers, the plastic packaging... Read More »