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Matthew Parris to speak at BPF dinner

Matthew Parris to speak at BPF dinner

July 18, 2014 No Comments »

Former Tory MP Matthew Parris will deliver the after dinner speech at this year’s British Plastics Federation (BPF) Annual Dinner Read More »

RPC Group interim statement reveals ‘robust’ performance

RPC Group interim statement reveals ‘robust’ performance

July 17, 2014 No Comments »

Rigid plastic packaging supplier RPC Group has issued its interim management statement ahead of its annual general meeting Read More »

Nestlé Waters achieves zero waste to landfill

Nestlé Waters achieves zero waste to landfill

July 15, 2014 No Comments »

Nestlé Waters UK has announced that it has achieved independently verified zero waste-to-landfill at its factory in Buxton and head office in Rickmansworth Read More »

Auteur launches reusable bottle with filter to the UK

Auteur launches reusable bottle with filter to the UK

July 14, 2014 1 Comment »

Auteur is bringing Bobble, a reusable bottle that filters water as you drink, to the UK corporate gifting market Read More »

Tetra Pak pushes for responsible material sourcing

Tetra Pak pushes for responsible material sourcing

July 11, 2014 No Comments »

Tetra Pak is calling on the packaging industry to ensure responsible material sourcing and move forward from just recycling through weight reduction and disposal Read More »

Food packaging concerns following new study

July 8, 2014 2 Comments »

There is renewed concern about the safety of some food packaging, with the presence of hazardous chemicals linked to cancer and fertility, a new study has warned Read More »

Chadwicks delivers new lidding and design for Stapleton

Chadwicks delivers new lidding and design for Stapleton

July 8, 2014 No Comments »

Chadwicks has been chosen by dairy firm Stapleton to manage its changeover from aluminium to plastic lidding across its yoghurt product range Read More »

Amcor continues to lead Europe’s plastics packaging industry

Amcor continues to lead Europe’s plastics packaging industry

July 7, 2014 No Comments »

The Amcor group remains the largest plastics packaging producer in Europe in value terms, according to business research and analysis consultancy Applied Market Information Read More »

M&S and Sainsbury’s to trial new CPET trays in recycling push

July 4, 2014 No Comments »

Marks & Spencer and Sainsbury’s are heading an in-market trial aimed at increasing the number of black CPET trays that are recycled Read More »

Sharpak Aylesham packaging launch targets fast food market

Sharpak Aylesham packaging launch targets fast food market

July 1, 2014 No Comments »

Sharpak Aylesham is launching two new ranges of packaging in response to what it says is growing demand in high-end fast food Read More »

Evian churns out six million bottles daily while reducing carbon footprint

Evian churns out six million bottles daily while reducing carbon footprint

June 20, 2014 1 Comment »

Danone’s mineral water giant Evian is now producing over six million bottles per day and has reduced its packaging carbon footprint by 40% in eight years Read More »

Vetroplas brings EZ’R foamer to personal care market

Vetroplas brings EZ’R foamer to personal care market

June 18, 2014 No Comments »

A new foam dispenser for the cosmetics, toiletries and personal care markets has been launched in the UK by Albéa Read More »

World’s largest Sidel Combi achieves 17% energy saving

World’s largest Sidel Combi achieves 17% energy saving

June 18, 2014 No Comments »

Giant Argentinian beverage producer Refres Now has installed what it claims is the largest ever built Sidel Combi for filling carbonated soft drinks Read More »

Coveris eyes foodservice with new DuoSmart cup

Coveris eyes foodservice with new DuoSmart cup

June 17, 2014 No Comments »

Coveris has released the Insulation DuoSmart EPS drinking cup targeting the foodservice sector Read More »

The benefits of converting from rigid to flexible packaging

The benefits of converting from rigid to flexible packaging

June 9, 2014 No Comments »

Howard Woolley, managing director of Tyler Packaging, discusses why rigid packaging is increasingly being replaced with flexible packaging Read More »