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APPE announces £10m investment as takeover nears completion

APPE announces £10m investment as takeover nears completion

May 28, 2015 No Comments »

PET packaging company APPE has announced a £10m investment in its UK preform manufacturing platform. Read More »

RPC donates plastic cups to homeless charity

RPC donates plastic cups to homeless charity

May 22, 2015 No Comments »

A London homeless charity has received a boost from South Wales based vending cups supplier RPC Tedeco-Gizeh. Read More »

Sidel launches new packaging development services

Sidel launches new packaging development services

May 21, 2015 No Comments »

Sidel has announced the creation of new packaging development services to help beverage producers improve features of their supply chains. Read More »

Roma launches new classic rectangular range

Roma launches new classic rectangular range

May 13, 2015 No Comments »

Roma International has introduced a new range of rectangular shapes to their selection of plastic containers. Read More »

Resin Trade becomes Polydist and moves further into Europe

Resin Trade becomes Polydist and moves further into Europe

May 11, 2015 No Comments »

UK Polymer distributor Resin Trade has changed its name to Polydist (UK) and is eyeing further expansion into European territories. Read More »

Closed Loop Recycling rescued by Euro Capital Group

Closed Loop Recycling rescued by Euro Capital Group

May 6, 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 »