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Closed Loop Recycling rescued by Euro Capital Group

Closed Loop Recycling rescued by Euro Capital Group

May 5, 2015 No Comments »

Euro Capital Group has bought Closed Loop Recycling out of administration Read More »

Par-Pak adds Deltaform to UK division

Par-Pak adds Deltaform to UK division

May 5, 2015 No Comments »

Par-Pak Europe has hit the acquisition trail again, snapping up Deltaform and its subsidiary Chiltern Thermoforming Read More »

APPE wins Nestlé award for light-weighting project

May 5, 2015 No Comments »

APPE has won an award at the Nestlé UK & Ireland Supplier Awards – for the ‘Fuelling the Virtuous Circle’ category. Read More »

Kraft Foods registers design patent for new hot drinks packaging

May 1, 2015 No Comments »

Kraft Foods has registered a patent for the design of a hot drinks cup featuring a capsule containing the milk for one-the-go froth. Read More »

New website completes Pont Packaging relaunch

New website completes Pont Packaging relaunch

April 27, 2015 No Comments »

Following its relaunch last summer, Pont Packaging has completed its assimilation into the Pont Europe Group with the launch of a new website. Read More »

Nampak calls for recycled plastic support following Closed Loop woes

Nampak calls for recycled plastic support following Closed Loop woes

April 21, 2015 No Comments »

Plastic milk bottles producer Nampak Plastics has called on the British dairy supply chain to maintain its commitment to recycled high density polyethylene (rHDPE). Read More »

Swallowfield develops plastic aerosol packaging

Swallowfield develops plastic aerosol packaging

April 21, 2015 No Comments »

Cosmetics and toiletries manufacturer Swallowfield has developed and produced an aerosolised post-foaming shower gel in a plastic ‘can’. Read More »

Færch Plast announces expansion plans

Færch Plast announces expansion plans

April 20, 2015 No Comments »

Færch Plast has announced International expansion plans, in line with a long-term growth strategy. Read More »

Aptar Pharma Twister chosen for asthma therapy

Aptar Pharma Twister chosen for asthma therapy

April 10, 2015 No Comments »

Aptar Pharma has partnered with Shanghai Sine Promod Pharmaceutical to launch its new Budesonide DPI (Dry Powder Inhaler). Read More »

Apple Watch packaging images posted

Apple Watch packaging images posted

April 8, 2015 No Comments »

More detailed photos of Apple Watch packaging have emerged online. Read More »

Sun Branding works with Unilever on new shrink-wrapping

Sun Branding works with Unilever on new shrink-wrapping

April 2, 2015 1 Comment »

Unilever is set to adopt a new shrink-wrap procedure devised by Sun Branding Solutions to eliminate distortion and maintain consistency on packs. Read More »

Rigid Containers completes ICS deal

Rigid Containers completes ICS deal

April 2, 2015 No Comments »

Rigid Containers has completed the acquisition of ICS Europaks in Ireland, for an undisclosed fee. Read More »

APPE and Bericap launch plastic packs for e-cigarettes

APPE and Bericap launch plastic packs for e-cigarettes

April 2, 2015 No Comments »

Rigid Plastic Packaging firm APPE and plastic closures manufacturer Bericap have launched a packaging solution aimed at the European electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) market. Read More »

Seda UK sponsors competition for London Coffee Festival

Seda UK sponsors competition for London Coffee Festival

April 1, 2015 No Comments »

Seda UK has sponsored a design competition for its cups showcasing at the 2015 London Coffee Festival. Read More »

Closed Loop Recycling calls for urgent help to avoid administration

Closed Loop Recycling calls for urgent help to avoid administration

March 27, 2015 No Comments »

Closed Loop Recycling is reported to be on the brink of administration unless it receives urgent financial help Read More »