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RPC reports revenue rise in third quarter

January 29, 2015 No Comments »

Plastics giant RPC Group has reported that revenues are on the rise in the third quarter of the financial year. Read More »

APPE extends Thermalite jar range

APPE extends Thermalite jar range

January 28, 2015 No Comments »

Rigid plastic packaging manufacturer APPE has extended its range of ThermaLite PET jar with the launch of five new round jars. Read More »

EFSA study finds no consumer health risk from bisphenol A exposure

EFSA study finds no consumer health risk from bisphenol A exposure

January 21, 2015 No Comments »

Bisphenol A (BPA) poses no health risk to consumers at current exposure levels, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Read More »

M&H Plastics produces 300ml Tapered Arch bottles

M&H Plastics produces 300ml Tapered Arch bottles

December 12, 2014 No Comments »

M&H Plastics, part of the RPC Group of companies, has produced new 300ml Tapered Arch bottles Read More »

Amaray Corby celebrates lost time accident-free year

Amaray Corby celebrates lost time accident-free year

December 8, 2014 No Comments »

Plastic injection molding company Amaray celebrated an admirable record of 365 lost time accident-free days at its Corby operation in November Read More »

Nampak Plastics’ ‘Unsung Hero’ gets EE Awards nomination

Nampak Plastics’ ‘Unsung Hero’ gets EE Awards nomination

December 3, 2014 No Comments »

Nampak Plastics has been shortlisted for the inaugural Employee Engagement Awards (EE Awards) Read More »

RPC announce profits and €386m Promens Group acquisition plan

RPC announce profits and €386m Promens Group acquisition plan

November 27, 2014 No Comments »

While announcing its half year results, RPC Group also revealed plans to buy Iceland-based Promens Group AS for €386m Read More »

DS Smith launches new fold-flat container

DS Smith launches new fold-flat container

November 18, 2014 No Comments »

DS Smith, Plastics Division has launched a new fold-flat plastics container which recently won the Magna Logistics Supplier's award for innovation Read More »

Rieke Vietnam gets BRC accreditation

Rieke Vietnam gets BRC accreditation

November 18, 2014 No Comments »

Rieke’s Vietnam factory has attained the British Retail Consortium (BRC) accreditation for the manufacture of injection moulding parts for dispenser pumps and caps. Read More »

International Paper stocking Hold&Go cups following strong demand

November 6, 2014 No Comments »

International Paper Foodservice Europe is to stock the Hold&Go insulated double-wall hot paper cup in the UK. Read More »

Plastribution and Radici Plastics sign extended distribution agreement

Plastribution and Radici Plastics sign extended distribution agreement

November 5, 2014 No Comments »

Plastribution and Italian based polyamide producer Radici Plastics have signed a UK distribution agreement Read More »

Plastics Capital hits acquisition trail with £10m Flexipol Packaging deal

Plastics Capital hits acquisition trail with £10m Flexipol Packaging deal

November 4, 2014 No Comments »

Plastic products manufacturer Plastics Capital is to acquire Flexipol Packaging in a £10m deal Read More »

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 »