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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 »

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 »